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MARVEL MOVIES For Virgins

Civil War #7 courtesy Marvel

Civil War #7 courtesy Marvel

Marvel Studios revealed the next phase of their expanding movie universe based on favorite and brand new heroes from the comics.

Inspired by our ….for Virgins series that began with the first Avengers movie here’s what you need to know about the next movies if you’re just a superhero movie fan or you’re a casual comic book reader who needs a refresher.

 

What is Civil War aka Why is Robert Downey Jr. in Captain America 3 instead of Iron Man 4? Continue reading

KELLY SUE DECONNICK On CAPTAIN MARVEL Movie Thursday Throwback

Captain Marvel #17 courtesy Marvel

Captain Marvel #17 courtesy Marvel

Kelly Sue DeConnick is the pilot behind Captain Marvel’s current flight path in comics.

Marvel and DeConnick promoted Carol Danvers from Ms. Marvel to Captain Marvel with almost three years ago.

Fans have embraced the character’s new mission, new costume and new code-name. At Comic Cons and in message boards you feel the love and devotion from the Carol Corps.

Was the powerful fan base a factor in Marvel Studios finally giving the green light for a Captain Marvel movie?

How will Carol made the transition from comics to cinema? Continue reading

SPIDER-MAN MARRIED AGAIN?

courtesy Marvel, an Entertainment Weekly exclusive first

courtesy Marvel, an Entertainment Weekly exclusive first

The latest Marvel teaser is sure to have Spidey fans spinning.

Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows by Andy Kubert via Entertainment Weekly shows Peter Parker, Mary Jane Watson-Parker and what we can assume is daughter May Parker.

Parker and MJ married in 1987 but the marriage was dissolved in the 2006 story One More Day. The Parker marriage didn’t end with a judge but with a Devil! Peter and MJ made a deal with Mephisto to save his dying Aunt May and the supernatural being wiped their relationship out of existence. Continue reading

First Look: HAYLEY ATWELL in AGENT CARTER Teaser

Marvel's Agent Carter courtesy Marvel

Marvel’s Agent Carter courtesy Marvel

Marvel shared a first look at Hayley Atwell back in action as Peggy Carter in Marvel’s Agent Carter.

 

Set in 1946 – the new series picks up Carter’s story following Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

Peggy is working for the Strategic Scientific Reserve and going on secret missions for Howard Stark (Dominic Cooper reprises his role from the film.)

 

Take a look: Continue reading

MARVEL Returns to HULK’s FUTURE IMPERFECT

Future Imperfect courtesy Marvel, a Comics Alliance exclusive

Future Imperfect courtesy Marvel, a Comics Alliance exclusive

Is Marvel taking us back to the Future Imperfect?

 

After revealing a brand new Secret Wars event for 2015 by Jonathan Hickman, Marvel is unleashing teaser after teaser for more possible stories based on classic events and storylines coming next year.

 

The latest is Future Imperfect starring the Maestro front and center over his trophies – the remains of the heroes he defeated. Continue reading

MARVEL PHASE THREE MOVIES BURNING QUESTIONS Part One

courtesy Marvel

courtesy Marvel

From Civil War to Infinity War, from fan-favorites to brand new heroes – Marvel Studios announced the full slate of Marvel movies Phase Three.

 

Fans have some answers but there’s an universe of questions still up there concerning the future of Marvel’s greatest heroes and villains on the big screen.

 

 

Here are our top Burning Questions, Part One:

 

Who else will join Captain America: Civil War? Continue reading

RAISE HELLCAT On NATIONAL CAT DAY

Patsy Walker: Hellcat #5 courtesy Marvel

Patsy Walker: Hellcat #5 courtesy Marvel

We’re taking National Cat Day to sing the purr-aises of Patsy Walker aka Hellcat!
You may have picked up on our love for feline themed hero.

Back when Marvel started a new Defenders book, then a Fearless Defenders book – I hoped for a Hellcat appearance. Writer Cullen Bunn did grant this geek his wish in the cancelled-too-soon Fearless Defenders.

Charles Soule made Hellcat part of Jennifer Walters team in the now cancelled She-Hulk series.

Like cats – I’m asking for one more life for this character. Continue reading

STAR WARS Exhibit Will Premiere At EMP Museum

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Princess Leia Jabba’s Slave Bikini Star Wars™: Return of the Jedi© & ™ 2014 Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved. Used under authorization.

The costumes of STAR WARS are coming to a museum not far away and very soon.

 

The Smithsonian Exhibition Exploring the Power of Star Wars™ Costumes will begins a national tour January 2015 at Seattle’s EMP Museum.
Iconic costumes from “a galaxy far, far away” are presented in the Smithsonian traveling exhibition, Rebel, Jedi, Princess, Queen: Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume. The exhibition begins a 12-city national tour at EMP Museum in Seattle where it will be on view Jan. 31 through Oct. 4, 2015. Continue reading

SABRETOOTH AFTER DEATH OF WOLVERINE

Death of Wolverine: The Logan Legacy #3 courtesy Marvel

Death of Wolverine: The Logan Legacy #3 courtesy Marvel

Sabretooth and Wolverine are the ultimate rivals.

With Logan gone- who will stop Sabretooth’s violent rampages?

How is Victor Creed affected by the loss of his oldest enemy and target of his rage?

Kyle Higgins (Nightwing, C.O.W.L.) goes inside the villain’s head in Death of Wolverine: The Logan Legacy #3.

“His profile definitely feels on the rise, especially with AXIS coming up. It makes exploring his reaction to Logan’s death pretty exciting. That said, I pitched working with Sabretooth for one reason: Continue reading