NEW HELLFIRE CLUB CLUE in MIGHTY THOR?

The Hellfire Club on X-Men Legacy #210 courtesy Marvel
The Hellfire Club on X-Men Legacy #210 courtesy Marvel

The identity of the new Hellfire Club is a big mystery in Uncanny X-Men by Cullen Bunn since the All-New, All-Different Marvel Now began.

Mystique and Fantomex appear to be working for the cabal of rich villains and we’ve even seen the Hellfire Club soldiers in the classic uniform from the Chris Claremont/John Byrne era. Magneto appears to be joining the Club in a future issue. Is the new Hellfire Club exploiting the current mutant crisis or trying to solve it?

Who is in the new Hellfire Club?

We may have been a big clue to the X-Men mystery this week in the pages of….The Mighty Thor? Continue reading NEW HELLFIRE CLUB CLUE in MIGHTY THOR?

BATMAN FAMILY SECRETS In DETECTIVE COMICS

Detective Comics Rebirth courtesy DC Comics via Twitter
Detective Comics Rebirth courtesy DC Comics via Twitter

For a book that’s more than 900 issues old, Detective Comics is stronger than ever with exciting changes for the Bat family.

Rise of the Batmen continues in Detective Comics #935 as Batwoman trains Red Robin, Spoiler, Orphan and Clayface against Gotham City’s latest threat. James Tynion IV bring a sense of fun and danger, setting up exciting character dynamics in the future. Tynion dives into each member of the team and teasing secrets that could drive them apart. Continue reading BATMAN FAMILY SECRETS In DETECTIVE COMICS

“End of IRON MAN” And More MARVEL SEPTEMBER Books

Invincible Iron Man #1 courtesy Marvel
Invincible Iron Man #1 courtesy Marvel

Civil War II strikes into the hearts of Tony Stark and Carol Danvers and the U.S. Agent is back in Marvel’s September 2016 previews.

Iron Man was front and center as the flagship book of the All-New, All-Different Marvel Now with two books by fan-favorite writer Brian Michael Bendis.

Will Tony be dramatically changed or survive the aftermath of Civil War II and the launch of Marvel Now! initiative this fall?

Here are the big highlights:

Civil War #6 Captain Marvel vs Iron Man over the future of the Marvel Universe, one of the biggest battles in Marvel history in the penultimate chapter of the event by Bendis and David Marquez.

Invincible Iron Man #13 also by Brian Michael Bendis. “It’s the end of an era as the events of Civil War II come right to Tony Stark’s door. Could this be the end of Iron Man as we know him?” Continue reading “End of IRON MAN” And More MARVEL SEPTEMBER Books

LYNDA CARTER Joins SUPERGIRL

Wonder Woman '77 courtesy DC Comics
Wonder Woman ’77 courtesy DC Comics

A woman will be President…in the DC Universe on The CW.

And she is a Wonder!

A television icon is soaring to Supergirl next season.

When casting the President of the United States, producers went for an actress who knows her red, white and blue.

DC Comics, Warner Bros. and The CW announced Lynda Carter has been cast on Supergirl in a recurring role as the President of the United States. Carter is set to appear in multiple episodes and will first appear in the third episode of the show’s second season.

Carter brought Wonder Woman to life on the small screen in the 1970’s.

Best known for her role as the iconic heroine, Lynda Carter is also an accomplished singer who has performed to rave reviews before sell-out crowds from the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC to Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City. She’s also recently leant her voice to many popular video games, including this year’s Fallout 4.

Carter’s portrayal of the Amazon Princess inspired Wonder Woman ’77 a comic book inspired by the television series version of the classic hero. Continue reading LYNDA CARTER Joins SUPERGIRL

New Comics Picks for June 22, 2016

Civil War II: Choosing Sides #1 courtesy Marvel
Civil War II: Choosing Sides #1 courtesy Marvel

Nick Fury’s return, Bruce Banner’s big secret, James Bond vs SPECTRE, Deadpool vs Gambit and more new comics picks of the week:

Civil War II: Choosing Sides #1

Predictive justice – would you use the power to stop crime or is it wrong? One hero already paid the price when this Inhuman’s prediction ability went wrong. This Civil War II tie-in anthology explores how other heroes will side. Nick Fury, Night Thrasher and Damage Control return just as the Marvel Universe is tearing itself apart.

Captain America: Sam Wilson #10

The death of an icon ignites Civil War II. Now Sam is called to honor this fallen hero. What will this Captain America say to keep the Avengers from splintering into all-out war? Continue reading New Comics Picks for June 22, 2016

JUSTICE LEAGUE Villain and More Movie Details

courtesy Warner Brothers
courtesy Warner Brothers

DC and Warner Brothers revealed new details about the Justice League film, the follow-up to Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice with an official synopsis, film logo and more emerging news from several media outlets who were invited to the set of the film in London.

Zack Snyder is directing the sequel with Ben Affleck and Gal Gadot back as Batman and Wonder Woman.

The film’s big villain? Not the one fans were expecting. Continue reading JUSTICE LEAGUE Villain and More Movie Details

MARVEL NOW Reveals CAPTAIN AMERICA & MOSAIC DIVIDED

Marvel revealed the first character teaser for the upcoming Marvel NOW! initiative starring Captain America: Steve Rogers and Mosaic by Mike Deodato.

It was recently revealed Rogers was a secret Hydra agent all these years and a new character Mosaic with the word Divided.

courtesy Marvel
courtesy Marvel

What could this symbolize given the two characters? Continue reading MARVEL NOW Reveals CAPTAIN AMERICA & MOSAIC DIVIDED

SUPERGIRL, DOOM PATROL & More New DC REBIRTH Books in SEPTEMBER

Supergirl #1 courtesy DC Comics
Supergirl #1 courtesy DC Comics

The birth of the DC Young Animals line, more DC Comics Rebirth number ones and the first big crossover of DC Rebirth in the Batman family of books.

Here are big highlights of what’s coming from DC this September:

Doom Patrol #1 by Gerard Way and Nick Derington hailed as “a blenderized reimagining of the ultimate series of the strange, Doom Patrol combines elements from the classic runs, new directions and things that could not be.”

“Our entry point is Casey Brinke, a young EMT on the graveyard shift to abstract enlightenment, with a past so odd that she’s not entirely sure what is real and what is not. Along with her partner, Sam Reynolds, the pair blaze a path though the city with its denizens, finding the only  that exists at 3am is the chaos of the brain. When the pair answer a hit-and-run call, they find themselves face to face with a familiar figure: Cliff Steele, aka Robotman. Continue reading SUPERGIRL, DOOM PATROL & More New DC REBIRTH Books in SEPTEMBER