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AVENGERS TIME RUNS OUT Preview

Avengers #35 courtesy Marvel

Avengers #35 courtesy Marvel

The Avengers have jumped in the far future but their darkest hour may be in May 2015 as writer Jonathan Hickman races to the climax of his run with Earth’s Mightiest Heroes.

 

Marvel recruits an all-star art team for the oversized Avengers #35: Jim Cheung, Dustin Weaver, Nick Bradshaw and Paco Media.

 

Time Runs Out flashes forward eight months to a war weary Marvel Universe of tomorrow. Hickman gives us look a a bleak future of May 2015 and brings the stories from Avengers and New Avengers into a clash of heroes. Continue reading

TOP COMICS For AUGUST 27, 2014

Inhuman #4 courtesy Marvel

Inhuman #4 courtesy Marvel

Inhuman #4

Queen Medusa gets a visit from the Prince of Asgard! Is Thor in Attilan as an ally or potential enemy? The new mystery man known as Reader stalks the Queen. Artist Ryan Stegman (Superior Spider-Man, Wolverine) joins writer Charles Soule for a book you can call X-Men meets Game of Thrones with strands of alien DNA.

 

Low #2

An incredible futuristic world in which humanity hides in an undersea fortress to escape the radiation scorched planet. With air, time and hope running out can a police officer attempt to beat his addiction to save his family and possibly his race? Does a signal from above mean life is returning to the surface in Rick Remender and Greg Tocchini’s new Image series. Continue reading

JOHN BARROWMAN at EMERALD CITY COMICON 2015

John Barrowman as Captain Jack Harkness in Torchwood courtesy BBC America

John Barrowman as Captain Jack Harkness in Torchwood courtesy BBC America

Whovians and Arrow fans unite to celebrate the latest celebrity guest announcement from Emerald City Comicon.

 

John Barrowman will appear at the big event in 2015. Barrowman is best known as Captain Jack Harkness from Doctor Who.  The immortal alien proved so popular he starred in his own spinoff leading the team of Torchwood on BBC America. Continue reading

STAR-LORD, NOVA, THANOS – The Untold Story

Guardians of the Galaxy #18 courtesy Marvel

Guardians of the Galaxy #18 courtesy Marvel

The final fate of Richard Rider!

One of Star-Lord’s biggest secrets finally revealed!

And as you can see from the cover – Thanos!

It all happens in Guardians of the Galaxy #18 out this week.

 

Artist Ed McGuinness will join writer Brian Michael Bendis on this Original Sin tie-in issue revealing how Peter Quill survived the Cancerverse – you could call it the “death” universe on the other side of a rift in space time.

 

No wonder Thanos is involved. Continue reading

DOCTOR WHO THE TWELFTH DOCTOR Comic Book

Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor #1 courtesy Titan Comics

Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor #1 courtesy Titan Comics

Peter Capaldi took over as Doctor Who last night.

 

Deep Breath was the first full episode with Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor with Jenna Coleman staying on as companion Clara Oswald.

 

The season 8 premiere episode is a chilling mystery in old London (with Madama Vastra, Jenny and Strax assisting) but even more about the transition as Clara struggles to accept the new Doctor, something some devoted Matt Smith fans are having to do.

 

The Twelfth Doctor already has a new comic book series on the way from Titan Comics.  The plot is top secret Continue reading

THOR: GOD OF THUNDER Finale Preview

Thor: God of Thunder #25 courtesy Marvel

Thor: God of Thunder #25 courtesy Marvel

When Marvel announced a new female Thor was coming we knew the end was approaching for the Odinson!

 

Today Marvel shared a preview of Thor: God of Thunder #25 by writer Jason Aaron with an all-star art team including Simon Bisley, Esbad Ribic and RM Guera for the series finale.

 

Aaron’s epic run started with a story of Thor in three time periods fighting the God Butcher then he unleashed Malekith. With Original Sin, the Odinson and Loki entered the Tenth Realm searching for the truth about their half-sister Angela. Continue reading

DEATH OF WOLVERINE Preview: Logan & Iron Man In Madripoor

Death of Wolverine #2 courtesy Marvel

Death of Wolverine #2 courtesy Marvel

The end is near for Logan.

No healing factor.

Enemies closing in.

Marvel shared a look inside Death of Wolverine #2 as Logan goes back to Madripoor…one last time?

 

“A deal gone wrong sends an injured Wolverine into a battle he can’t hope to win! But who’s pulling the strings? Among the perilous streets of the world’s most dangerous city stalks a villain who seeks Wolverine’s head – and has some interesting plans on how to claim it!” Continue reading

EVANGELINE LILLY New Hair Inspires WASP COSPLAY

Avengers: The Initiative #20 courtesy Marvel.com

Avengers: The Initiative #20 courtesy Marvel.com

The geek world starting buzzing (pardon the obvious pun) after Evangeline Lilly (Lost, The Hobbit) showed off her new hair style on Instagram.

 

Lilly is playing Hope Van Dyne in Marvel’s upcoming Ant-Man movie which started shooting in San Francisco this week.

 

In the film Hope is the daughter of original Ant-Man inventor Hank Pym (Michael Douglas.) Paul Rudd is playing Scott Lang, the second Ant-Man. Continue reading

CRUSHER CREEL On MARVEL’S AGENTS OF SHIELD

Brian Patrick Wade on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. courtesy Marvel

Brian Patrick Wade on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. courtesy Marvel

A major Thor and Avengers villain strikes Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. this season.

 

Marvel revealed a first look at Brian Patrick Wade (Teen Wolf, Generation Kill, The Guardian) as Carl “Crusher” Creel aka the Absorbing Man.

 

Creel was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby in the pages of The Mighty Thor.

 

Creel was a prize fighter in prison when he was given the ability to absorbed the property of any metal he touched after drinking a liquid spiked with Asgardian elements courtesy of Loki. Continue reading