Spider-Man’s In the MCU! So… What’s Next.

Fans of Superhero movies, in general, and the Marvel Cinematic Universe all celebrated this week as it was announced that Sony and Disney made a deal that will bring the two movie universes together and bring the web-slinger into the Avengers fold.  So how will all that happen?  That’s the question on the lips of everyone who loves the Marvel Movie universe, and probably more than a handful of people at Sony, Disney and Marvel films. To speculate on what Sony and Marvel have in mind for Spider-Man, we first need to look at what exactly they have agreed too. … Continue reading

Spider-Man Comes Home to the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Marvel and Disney bring one of their prodigal characters back into the fold. Even if they have to share him with Sony Pictures, they have to happy that Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The wall-crawling hero next appearance on the silver screen will be in one of the upcoming Marvel films (want to bet it’s Captain America Civil War?  though he could cameo in Dr. Strange, since he’s New York based). This deal between the studios will also allow Marvel characters to also appear in Spider-Man movies produced by Sony, perhaps as early as 2017 when the next Spider-Man … Continue reading

Secret Wars: The End the Marvel Universe

All good things… right? Comic book fandom received the news today that the Marvel Universe, which was introduced in 1961, would be coming to an end and along with Marvel’s Ultimate Universe.  Both Universe will reach their demise this spring in the upcoming Marvel event Secret Wars. On hand to make the announcement from Midtown Comics’ downtown location were Marvel Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso, with Senior Vice President of Publishing and Executive Editor Tom Brevoort.  The upcoming eight-issue limited series Secret Wars will begin this coming May. “This is something we have been heading towards literally since the start of  Marvel … Continue reading

Donald Glover is Miles Morales in Disney’s Ultimate Spider-Man

  Back when Sony was discussing rebooting the Spider-Man franchise, there were a lot of ideas, and rumors about how to make a new Spidey movie so soon after the end of the Sam Raimi trilogy.  One interesting idea was to have him played by comedian, writer, and star of Community, Donald Glover. Well here let him tell you the story;   Of course, as you know none of that happened. Andrew Garfield played Peter Parker, and Glover went on to launch his rap career as Childish Gambino. But now USA Today reports that Disney’s Ultimate Spider-Man animated series (which … Continue reading

Exiled in #NYCC – Day One

After months of waiting, New York Comic Con is finally upon us. If you have never been to a Comic Con, you should go at least once. And leave your preconceptions at home. It’s not that you aren’t going to find what most people think of at a Comic Book convention. Because, you probably will, if look for it. But what you should be looking for is the wide range of amazing and things we have to geek over in this world. There are movies, and TV shows, some of these are based off comics, some of which may surprise … Continue reading