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CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR Big Game Spot

Captain America: Civil War courtesy Marvel via Twitter

Captain America: Civil War courtesy Marvel via Twitter

It’s a day of choosing sides!

Marvel shared their new Captain America: Civil War movie spot seen in the big game showdown.

The new spot reveals the starting lineups.

Steve Rogers and Tony Stark are Avengers divided when the government cracks down on super heroes and Captain America’s friend Bucky Barnes resurfaces.

Winter Soldier, Ant-Man, Scarlet Witch, Falcon and Hawkeye will follow Captain America.

Iron Man will lead War Machine, Vision, Black Widow and new hero Black Panther.

Watch below and choose a side: Continue reading

OLIVIA MUNN On PSYLOCKE’S Past & Future

courtesy Entertainment Weekly, photo by Alan Markfield

courtesy Entertainment Weekly, photo by Alan Markfield

Olivia Munn joins the X-Men movie universe in X-Men: Apocalypse. Psylocke is a mutant telepath and telekinetic with deadly fighting abilities.

The X-Woman often hailed as a “psychic ninja” will be on the side of the title super villain as one of Apocalypse’s Four Horsemen.

The actress shared a new look at her in action in her “faithful to comics” costume via Twitter. and revealing why the fan-favorite X-Man appears as a villain in the upcoming sequel. Continue reading

DEAD NO MORE & CIVIL WAR II Updates

courtesy Marvel

courtesy Marvel

Is a Spider-Man character Dead No More?

Will Civil War II expand across the galaxy and universe as a major cosmic villain is seen caught up in the conflict?

Marvel revealed new information and covers about their Free Comic Book Day issues. Continue reading

DOWNTON ABBEY Star Joins LEGION

X-Men Legacy #1 courtesy Marvel

X-Men Legacy #1 courtesy Marvel

A Downton Abbey veteran plays the title character based on Professor Xavier’s son.

Marvel announced Dan Stevens, Aubrey Plaza and Jean Smart (Fargo) have joined the cast of the pilot for Legion.

Here are the official descriptions of characters.

DAVID (Dan Stevens) – Diagnosed as schizophrenic at a young age, David is a haunted man, trying to find his way back to sanity, but he’s getting tired and is about to give up when he meets the girl of his dreams.

LENNY (Aubrey Plaza) – David’s friend, who despite a life of drugs and alcohol abuse, knows that any day now her life is gonna turn around, which gives Lenny the likeable energy of the impossible optimist despite her rough demeanor. Continue reading

DAREDEVIL Star at EMERALD CITY COMICON 2016

eccc-stacked-lowElden Henson joins the cast of celebrity guests coming to Emerald City Comicon 2016.

Henson plays Frankin “Foggy” Nelson on Marvel’s Daredevil on Netflix and played Pollux in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay. Henson is scheduled to appear Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Emerald City Comicon also announced this week new Power Man and Iron First team David F. Walker and Sanford Greene, Rat Queens team Tamra Bonvillain and Kurtis Wiebe and High Crimes team Christopher Sebela and Ibrihim Moustofa will join comic book creators at this year’s event. Continue reading

UNCANNY X-MEN COMEBACKS & MYSTERY MASTERS

Uncanny X-Men #1 courtesy Marvel

Uncanny X-Men #1 courtesy Marvel

A double blast from the past in this week’s Uncanny X-Men #3 plus a big new revelation about an X-Man’s allegiance and the mystery villains in Cullen Bunn’s first arc.

Terrigen Mists are creeping across the planet making mutants sick, infertile and dead. Magneto recruited a ruthless squadron of mutants to investigate a corporation profiting from the crisis. The Dark Riders are back and killing mutant healers. Bunn revealed a new Hellfire Club is waiting in the wings but are they pulling the strings of two rogue X-Men?

The hunt for answers and to protect the healers leads to the return of two X-Men of the recent and distant past. We knew Fantomex was joining the cast of the series but not in the way you might have expected. Continue reading

THE FLASH On SUPERGIRL

The Flash and Supergirl courtesy DC Comics, The CW and CBS

The Flash and Supergirl courtesy DC Comics, The CW and CBS

The World’s Fastest Man Alive is speeding over to a new network. The Flash is racing to National City to meet Supergirl (Melissa Benoist).

CBS announced (via DC Comics) Grant Gustin’s Barry Allen from The CW’s The Flash will be crossing over into an episode of the CBS freshman hit show Supergirl. The episode is set to air on Monday, March 28th. Continue reading

AGENT CARTER’S LIFE BEFORE CAPTAIN AMERICA REVEALED

Hayley Atwell as Agent Carter courtesy Marvel

Hayley Atwell as Agent Carter courtesy Marvel

Before Camp Lehigh, Project Rebirth and Steve Rogers, before the Strategic Science Reserve and S.H.I.E.L.D. – the past of Peggy Carter revealed in the latest episode of Agent Carter.

Producers made one of Marvel’s most compelling heroes even richer by sharing her tragic past before we met her in Captain America: The First Avenger.

We learned about a tragedy from Peggy’s past that made her become the famous agent loved and lost Captain America.

Spoiler Alert!

If you haven’t seen this week’s Agent Carter episode Smoke & Mirrors stop reading now. Continue reading