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Avengers: Age of Ultron courtesy Marvel

Avengers: Age of Ultron courtesy Marvel

Ultron arrives early!

Marvel promised to reveal the first official teaser trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron in next week’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. episode but after a leak today it’s officially unleashed along with a first teaser poster.

Captain America, Thor, Iron Man, Black Widow, Hawkeye and Bruce Banner are back together again in the follow-up directed by Joss Whedon.

One of the all-time favorite Avengers villains makes his horrific on screen debut in the super sequel.

Watch and enjoy: Continue reading


Catwoman #38 courtesy DC Comics

Catwoman #38 courtesy DC Comics

Batman and the new Queen of Gotham are on a collision course in 2015.


Selina Kyle seizes control of Gotham Underworld in Catwoman #35 this week.


In the DC Comics January previews Batman will confront Selina in Catwoman #38 by new creative Genevieve Valentine and Garry Brown. Continue reading


Adrianne Palicki on Agents of SHIELD courtesy Marvel

Adrianne Palicki on Agents of SHIELD courtesy Marvel

Adrienne Palicki made her highly anticipated Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. debut this week as Bobbi Morse aka Mockingbird.


Marvel shared this first look at Palicki in her Mockingbird tactical suit.


In comic books Morse is an Avengers, S.H.I.E.L.D. operative and ex-wife of Clint Barton (aka Hawkeye) but she’s working for Hydra in her television debut.


Before I continue here’s a SPOILER WARNING in case you did not see this week’s episode and big revelation. Continue reading

MARVEL STAR WARS Comics, May the Variants Be With You

Star Wars #1 Alex Ross courtesy Marvel

Star Wars #1 Alex Ross courtesy Marvel

Star Wars returns to Marvel Comics in 2015.


Writer Jason Aaron (Wolverine and the X-Men) and John Cassaday (Astonishing X-Men) will continue the adventures of Luke, Han, Leia, Chewbacca and the Rebel Alliance in a brand new Star Wars #1 this January.


The Force is with fans as Marvel recruits an all-star roster of artists to create variant covers for the first issue including Alex Ross, Marvel Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada and of course Skottie Young in his signature style. Continue reading

Young CYCLOPS Goes Cosmic

Cyclops #6 courtesy Marvel

Cyclops #6 courtesy Marvel

Young Cyclops has a new captain steering this story as one of Professor X’s original students become part of a universal epic in 2015.


John Layman (Chew, Detective Comics) is the new writer on Cyclops #6. Young Scott Summers reunited with his father and is traveling deep space with the Starjammers. After a near death crash landing on an alien world, Scott and Corsair are back with the space pirates. Continue reading


Infinity Gauntlet 2015 courtesy Marvel

Infinity Gauntlet 2015 courtesy Marvel

One of Marvel’s biggest events roars back in 2015.


The Marvel tease machine is unleashing wave after wave of what appears to be new takes on classic stories from Civil War to Planet Hulk.


Today marks the arrival of Infinity Gauntlet 2015.


Thanos took on the entire Marvel Universe back in the classic Jim Starlin series in which the Mad God of Titan assembled the Infinity gems on the gauntlet and wiped out half the universe. Continue reading


Superior Iron Man #1 courtesy Marvel

Superior Iron Man #1 courtesy Marvel

Dramatic shifts for Tony Stark as he becomes a Superior Iron Man.


Marvel newcomers Tom Taylor and Yildiray Cinar launch a brand new ongoing series starring the Armored Avenger who is not acting so heroic.


Marvel shared a look inside the first issue as Tony Stark is wearing new silver armor and based on San Fransisco. Stark is creating a Utopia in the famous city and offering Extremis 3.0 for a price. Continue reading


Deathstroke #1 courtesy DC Comics

Deathstroke #1 courtesy DC Comics

Deathstroke strikes again with a brand new number one by Tony Daniel (Superman/Wonder Woman, Batman, Detective Comics) this week.


The most infamous mercenary in DC Comics is getting his second shot at a solo book since The New 52 Reboot and co-starring in New Suicide Squad.


It’s a comic book comeback for a popular villain who’s won new fans over in Injustice: Gods Among Us and Batman: Arkham Origins video games and Manu Bennett’s portrayal of Slade Wilson on Arrow. Continue reading

Classic X-MEN and New Villains of WOLVERINES

Wolverines #1 courtesy Marvel

Wolverines #1 courtesy Marvel

Classic X-Men villains and new threats clash in the first month of Wolverines.


Following the Death of WolverineX-23, Daken, Sabretooth and Mystique are starring in new monthly book by writers Charles Soule and Ray Fawkes with artist Nick Bradshaw.


Logan is dead. What about his remains encased in adamantium? The X-Man’s children and greatest enemies and caught in a war for control of his remains. Continue reading