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What If CAPTAIN AMERICA 3 Is CIVIL WAR

courtesy Marvel

courtesy Marvel

What if Robert Downey Jr. joins Captain America 3 and Marvel launches Civil War on the big screen?

 

The 2006 story pit Tony Stark against Steve Rogers over the Superhero Registration Act. When rookie heroes took on the powerhouse Nitro, innocent bystanders including children are killed in the battle. The Stamford Incident leads to the act which forces all super powered beings to surrender their secret identities, register and become official law enforcers for the government. Continue reading

BATMAN Producer: BEN AFFLECK Was “The First Guy We Went To”

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice courtesy DC Comics

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice courtesy DC Comics

Gone Girl readers say Ben Affleck was perfect casting for the film based on the book.

 

Batman readers? Not everyone is convinced…yet.

 

Producer Charles Roven says Affleck was “the first guy we went to” to play Bruce Wayne and the Dark Knight in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. in a new interview in The Hollywood Reporter: Continue reading

GAMORA Series By GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Screenwriter

Guardians of the Galaxy #2 courtesy Marvel

Guardians of the Galaxy #2 courtesy Marvel

Screenwriter Nicole Perlman helped introduce Guardians of the Galaxy to the world – now she will write her first comic book starring Gamora.

 

Announced at the Women of Marvel New York Comic Con panel – the new Gamora ongoing will arrive in Spring 2015 but no artist has been revealed yet.

 

This marks the third spinoff comic (Legendary Star-Lord, Rocket Raccoon) from Guardians of the Galaxy. Continue reading

PEGGY CARTER, HOWARD STARK in OPERATION S.I.N.

Operation S.I.N. #1 courtesy Marvel

Operation S.I.N. #1 courtesy Marvel

Blast into the past with new adventures starring Peggy Carter, Howard Stark and Woodrow Call. Marvel announced Operation S.I.N. by Kathryn Immonen and Rich Ellis at New York Comic Con.

 

The Cold War drama finds Carter and Stark (from Captain America: The Winter Soldier and upcoming Agent Carter series) in a race against Hydra to find an alien artifact. Woodrow McCord (Nick Fury’s predecessor as the “Man on the Wall” from Original Sin) joins the duo in in globe-trotting battle that takes them into Russia. Continue reading

New ANT-MAN Comic By NICK SPENCER

Ant-Man #1 courtesy Marvel

Ant-Man #1 courtesy Marvel

Big plans for Marvel’s smallest hero.

 

At New York Comic Con, Editor-In-Chief Axel Alonso Ant-Man will get a brand new series by writer Nick Spencer (Avengers World, Superior Foes of Spider-Man) and artist Ramon Rosanas.

 

The new series will star Scott Lang (recently part of FF) but Alonso says they “have a plan” for Hank Pym citing the founding Avenger’s long history and saying “he’s valued.”

 

Paul Rudd will play Lang in the Ant-Man movie coming in 2015. Michael Douglas plays Hank Pym.

 

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GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Animated Series NYCC Footage

Guardians of the Galaxy courtesy Marvel

Guardians of the Galaxy courtesy Marvel

After conquering the globe at the box-office – Marvel’s biggest new superstars are getting animated.

 

Marvel announced a new Guardians of the Galaxy animated series coming in 2015 at New York Comic Con.

 

Breakout star Rocket Raccoon is on the run and blasting his gun when team lead Star-Lord gives him some good advice for surviving outer space.

 

Here’s a look at test footage fans at NYCC saw: Continue reading

ARCHIE Meets PREDATOR At NYCC

Archie Meets Predator courtesy Archie Comics

Archie Meets Predator courtesy Archie Comics

A crazy new twist on AVP announced at New York City Comic Con.

 

Move over Aliens and Ar-nuld! America’s favorite teenager will face the galaxy’s ultimate hunter.

Archie Comics and Dark Horse Comics team up to bring fans an out of this world crossover: ARCHIE MEETS PREDATOR.

Writer Alex de Campi (Grindhouse, Lady Zorro, Smoke/Ashes) joins artist Fernando Ruiz brings the tale of Riverdale teens on a scary vacation. Continue reading

SPIDER-MAN & AVENGERS Team-Up Movie Dreams

New Avengers #2 courtesy Marvel

New Avengers #2 courtesy Marvel

What if Spider-Man could join the Avengers on the big screen?

 

It started with rumors that are spinning into bigger stories that has comics fans, entertainment junkies and even Wall Street watchers speculating.

 

Even Entertainment Weekly is laying out the scenarios could lead or never lead to a crossover between the Marvel icons controlled by rival studios.

What if Sony and Disney could reach an agreement?

Who would win? Continue reading

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. Confirms IRON MAN 4 Talks

Iron Man 3 courtesy Marvel

Iron Man 3 courtesy Marvel

Will he or won’t he? (Robert Downey Jr. play Tony Stark in Iron Man 4.)

 

Will they or won’t they? (Marvel Studios/Disney find a way to make it work.)

 

Robert Downey Jr. confirmed he’s negotiating with Marvel/Disney to reprise his role as Tony Stark in a possible Iron Man 4.

 

The star will play Tony Stark in Avengers: Age of Ultron and in Avengers 3 but fans hope the Armored Avenger will have one or more solo movies.

 

While on The Ellen Show – the host asked the star point blank.

 

Watch and see: Continue reading