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X-MEN COSPLAYERS of EMERALD CITY COMICON

Emerald City Comicon photo by ComicsBlend.com

Emerald City Comicon photo by ComicsBlend.com

Pacific Northwest cosplayers help make Emerald City Comicon such a geek-tacular experience.

 

The Seattle celebration always marks a reunion with new friends you see online and in person (often in costume) at the con. As big at ECCC is growing you can still run into your favorite cosplayers, collectors and fellow fans.

 

I met Ryan and Lauren a few years ago at the Jet City Comic Book Show (also produced by the team behind ECCC) dressed as my favorite Marvel couple: Kitty Pryde and Colossus. Continue reading

TRAITORS Revealed, MARIA HILL Returns to AGENTS OF SHIELD

Agents of SHIELD courtesy Marvel

Agents of SHIELD courtesy Marvel

Fans are in shock and awe after last night’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

 

Is one or more of Coulson’s team really a traitor?

 

Producers said events in Captain America: The Winter Soldier would have a game-changing impact on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

 

In the aftermath of last night’s shocking episode Marvel revealed some big news: Cobie Smulders will guest star as Maria Hill on the April 29th episode.

 

The other jaw-dropper requires….a major SPOILER WARNING! Continue reading

The After CAPTAIN AMERICA THE WINTER SOLDIER AGENTS OF SHIELD Shocker

Agents of SHIELD courtesy Marvel

Agents of SHIELD courtesy Marvel

Producers promised events in Captain America: The Winter Soldier would have a game-changing impact on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

 

The post-movie episode is a game-shattering chapter that messes with your head, heart and you have no idea which side certain characters are on!
Before I begin here’s a major SPOILER WARNING! Continue reading

Nathan Fillion Hints at GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Role

Guardians of the Galaxy one-sheet courtesy Marvel

Guardians of the Galaxy one-sheet courtesy Marvel

It may be a hint but it’s an exciting prospect.

 

Nathan Fillion (Castle, Firefly) hinted at a possible cameo appearance in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy for his friend – director James Gunn.

 

When asked by a fan at Wizard World St. Louis if he wanted a role in the film Fillion teased according to Hypable. Continue reading

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Star-Lord’s Escape Clip

Guardians of the Galaxy one-sheet courtesy Marvel

Guardians of the Galaxy one-sheet courtesy Marvel

Guardians of the Galaxy blasts off this August. The next Marvel movie takes us into deep space with a rogue team of anti-heroes directed by James Gunn.

 

MTV shared this first clip of the upcoming Marvel film as Chris Pratt declares himself to be Star-Lord.

 

After a sci-fi Indiana Jones style escape – the clips shows the rest of Star-Lord’s crew.

 

Take a look: Continue reading

MARVEL After CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER Shocker

Captain America: The Winter Soldier courtesy Marvel

Captain America: The Winter Soldier courtesy Marvel

Events in Captain America: The Winter Soldier radically changed the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the television series inspired by it.

 

The lynchpin that’s tied everything together since the first Iron Man movie is shredded – raising all kinds of questions and making fans ask, “what the heck are they gonna do now?”

 

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. will be impacted most of all and there are huge possibilities for future Marvel movies.

 

Before I continue with major news about Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and theories about future films here’s a…
SPOILER ALERT!

 

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CAPTAIN AMERICA THE WINTER SOLDIER Salute

Captain America: The Winter Soldier courtesy Marvel

Captain America: The Winter Soldier courtesy Marvel

Captain America: The Winter Soldier is getting rave reviews. The latest chapter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe sees Chris Evans back as Steve Rogers, Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury and Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow.

 

The sequel introduces Falcon (Anthony Mackie) and Alexander Pierce of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Robert Redford) plus several of Cap’s greatest enemies including Batroc (Georges St. Pierre) Brock Rumlow (Frank Grillo) and of course, Winter Soldier.

 

Trailers already revealed Sebastian Stan reprises his role as Bucky Barnes who has become the infamous assassin but how did Barnes survive the fall in Captain America: The First Avenger and become the Winter Soldier? Continue reading

FAN EXPO VANCOUVER 2014 Preview

 

courtesy The CW

courtesy The CW

Fan Expo Vancouver returns in two weeks. It’s grown bigger like the Hulk – with an extra day for fans to express and engage their geekdom. The all-ages fan culture celebration of comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming includes legendary sci-fi stars and top comic book creators, along with panels, sketch duels, cosplayers and chance to shop for comics and all things to express your geek love.
Celebrity Guests Include:

STEPHEN AMELL and MANU BENNETT (Arrow) The star who plays vigilante hero Oliver Quinn and the Spartacus veteran who plays Slade “Deathstroke” Wilson from the hit CW series will both greet fans, sign autographs and pose for photo ops. Continue reading

CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER Declassified Preview

Captain America: The Winter Soldier courtesy Marvel

Captain America: The Winter Soldier courtesy Marvel

Captain America: The Winter Soldier is almost here. The latest adventure in the Marvel Cinematic Universe pits Steve Rogers against ruthless new enemies and a conspiracy within S.H.I.E.L.D. Here’s what you need to know to catch up and be ready for the sequel:

 

Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) was a skinny kid from Brooklyn with a big heart, sense of honor and desire to serve his country in World War II. Given the code name Captain America – Steve would defeat the Red Skull’s Hydra invasion but with a price. Steve crashed the Hydra plane into the ice and would be frozen in time.  Steve was revived by S.H.I.EL.D. and would lead Earth’s Mightiest Heroes against an alien invasion in The Avengers. Continue reading