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3 Crazy Marvel Cinematic Universe Predictions

Apr
23

Those who know me know I love Marvel Comics and the cinematic universe it has spawned. With that said, I would like to share three predictions I have come up with for the cinematic universe that Marvel has created. These are predictions based on my knowledge of Marvel Comics, pop culture, Joss Whedon, and all things cool and in no way are they based on insider knowledge. Still, let's imagine, shall we?

Dark Horse Reveals The Art of The Venture Bros, Coming This Fall

Apr
20

This weekend at WonderCon, Dark Horse Books confirmed rumors that they were working on a Venture Bros. art book. Titled The Art of The Venture Bros., the coffee table book will include original artwork, character designs, painted backgrounds, storyboards, and props from every episode of the TV series to date, as well as commentary on the development of the show from co-creators Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer.

The Pull List: Hulk #1 Starts a Mystery

Apr
17

Welcome to The Pull List, a weekly column where I check out the first issue of a new comic and tell you whether or not you should start following that comic based only on that. In this week's (day late) edition, we'll try to not get angry while reviewing the first issue in the newest volume of Hulk.

Will Eisner Comic Industry Award Nominees Announced

Apr
15

Comic-Con International has revealed the 2014 nominations for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards. The nominees were chosen by a panel of judges, with any professionals in the comic book industry eligible to vote on the winners. The official ballot will be available at EisnerVote.com soon. In the meantime, read on for the full list of nominees.

New Image From X-Men: Days of Future Past Proves that There Can Be Two Quicksilvers

Apr
14

This week, Entertainment Weekly is running a feature on the upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past, and the story has an exclusive first picture of Quicksilver in action. For those who have been paying attention, yes, Quicksilver will also be making an appearance in Avengers: Age of Ultron, played by a different actor. If this picture is any indication, though, this shouldn't be a problem.

Comic News: Deadpool World Record, Amazon Buys ComiXology, Deathlok Solo Series

Apr
13

The new Marvel movie might be the weekend's big event, but there's plenty going on in the world of paper comics as well. Read on for the story behind Deadpool's world record, Amazon's purchase of comiXology, a Deathlok solo series, and more.

The Pull List: Lumberjanes Promises Fun Times For All Ages

Apr
09

Welcome to The Pull List, a weekly column where I check out the first issue of a new comic and tell you whether or not you should start following that comic based only on that. Today we'll be taking a look at the first issue of Lumberjanes - a perky, action/adventure series featuring an all-female cast.

What Does Captain America: The Winter Soldier Really Mean for SHIELD?

Apr
08

The events of Captain America: The Winter Soldier had huge, huge implications for the rest of the Marvel universe, and we'll be seeing the ramifications of those events for years to come. By the end of the film though, the biggest question raised is, what happens to SHIELD now? In my opinion, the situation is not as cut-and-dried as the film presents it.

21 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Easter Eggs

Apr
07

It's a Marvel movie, so it's a safe bet that Captain America: The Winter Soldier is jam packed with little details and connections to the rest of the MCU, as well as the original comics. Check out 21 of our favorites below (spoilers obviously)!

Captain America: The Winter Soldier [Movie Review]

Apr
05

Out of the main four Avengers, Captain America is a clear stand out for many reasons. He’s the most grounded in reality, is a classic “good ol’ boy”, and has a clear presence as a leader. In Captain America: The First Avenger as well as The Avengers, we see him adapting to new situations and The Winter Soldier is no different. Now that he’s found a place in this new world, the true dilemma is whether he is ready to accept it.

The Pull List: Deadpool Vs. Carnage Doesn't Really Deliver on What it Promises

Apr
02

Welcome to The Pull List, a weekly column where I check out the first issue of a new comic and tell you whether or not you should start following that comic based only on that. This week, let's take a look at the first issue of Deadpool Vs. Carnage. Yup, the first, as in of several.

The Pull List: Blackout Issue 1 Skips the Introductions

Mar
27

Welcome to The Pull List, a weekly column where I check out the first issue of a new comic and tell you whether or not you should start following that comic based only on that. This week, I got to the comic shop five minutes before it closed and frantically and randomly picked up Blackout issue 1 from Dark Horse Comics.

IDW to Release Dexter's Lab Comic Book Series

Mar
25

IDW has announced a partnership with Cartoon Network to create a Dexter's Laboratory comic book series. This will be the pair's fourth collaboration following Samurai Jack, Powerpuff Girls, and Ben 10.

The Rock Teases DC Comics Movie, Possibly Black Adam or Lobo

Mar
25

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is once again teasing his mysterious DC Comics movie project. In a Twitter Q&A session, Johnson revealed that he and DC have "agreed on a character" that's "extremely complex, well known," and has never been portrayed on screen.

George R.R. Martin Discusses Game of Thrones Movies

Mar
21

Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin seems pretty pleased with how HBO is handling A Song of Ice and Fire, but he's not counting out the possibility of one or more feature length films.

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