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QUICKSILVER In X-MEN APOCALYPSE

Quicksilver in Son of M #1 courtesy Marvel

Quicksilver in Son of M #1 courtesy Marvel

Quicksilver (Evan Peters) stole the show as the mutant speedster in X-Men: Days of Future Past.

 

Will Peter Maximoff sprint into X-Men: Apocalypse?

 

The film’s second-unit director Brian Smrz appears to confirm it in a new interview.

 

“Well, there will be another Quicksilver scene, which I’m looking forward to; that’ll be fun. Continue reading

AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON Trailer For Virgins

Avengers: Age of Ultron courtesy Marvel

Avengers: Age of Ultron courtesy Marvel

The teaser trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron is here.

 

The sequel directed by Joss Whedon reassembles Earth’s Mightiest Heroes against one of the greatest villains from comics and introduces two of the most controversial characters in the Marvel Universe.

 

In the tradition of Avengers For Virgins – a quick hit of what you need to know if you’re new to Marvel via the movies or a longtime comics reader who wants a reminder – here’s some of the coolest moments in the trailer to catch up and keep you in the know. Continue reading

AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON Teaser Trailer

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

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

DAVID AYER On SUICIDE SQUAD

New Suicide Squad #1 courtesy DC Comics

New Suicide Squad #1 courtesy DC Comics

Fury blasted to the top of the box-office now director David Ayer is gunning for DC Comics most infamous villains.

Suicide Squad is the next DC Comics movie after Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in Warner Brothers lineup of films.

In a new interview the director assures fans of his approach to the team.

“I can say that it’s a Dirty Dozen with supervillains,” Ayer told Empire. “Then I can ask the question, ‘Does a movie really need good guys?’” Continue reading

FUTURE of FANTASIC FOUR After Cancellation

Fantastic Four #570 courtesy Marvel

Fantastic Four #570 courtesy Marvel

Marvel confirmed the rumors about their Fantastic Four series at New York Comic Con.

Current writer James Robinson said the Fantastic Four are “going away for a while” and he’s “building up to the end of the Fantastic Four.”

Marvel is cancelling the latest volume of the book starring their First Family.

The End of FourEver will be the final arc ending with issue 645 – a return to the original numbering.

 

Is this ending about sales, studio rivalry or just time for a creative break? Continue reading

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