A supernatural showdown. An agent down. Supernatural threats give rise to a sinister new scientific enemy. A thrilling Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season Four Winter Finale meant mysterious exits and a shocking twist.
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The first half of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.season four was fueled by Ghost Riders, vengeful spirits, attracted agents in love, possessed agents in ghostly, ghastly torment, a stunning LMD and the quest for one of the most sinister artifacts from Marvel Comics supernatural canon.
Supernatural and science collided in a fast-paced thrilling first half. Quake went rogue and joined Robbie Reyes (Gabriel Luna) on the road to vengeance. Coulson lost his Director job in his quest for find his lost agent. The obsession for the Darkhold took hold of renegade scientists.
ResurrXion gave fans a look at what happens to the X-Men following the event. Now we are learning big changes coming for the Inhumans in two new titles.
Marvel announced Royals by Al Ewing (U.S. Avengers) and Jonboy Meyers coming in April 2017 and Black Bolt (via io9) by novelist Saladin Ahmed and Christian Ward starring Blackagar Boltagon. This will be Ahmed’s first comic book series.
Marvel announced the Inhuman Royal Family may have cracked the code of the Terrigenesis origins and will voyage deep into the cosmos to find out in the new ongoing series. The cast will include Black Bolt, Medusa, Crystal, Gorgon, Swain, and Flint, along with Marvel Boy “have left the present to the new generation while they secure the future of the Inhumans out in the stars.”
Ewing confirmed the Royals will leave Earth and head for the Kree homeworld and watch for the return of Ronan the Accuser, he’s still cosmically enhanced from events in The Black Vortex. Old school fans may remember Crystal was once married to the Kree warlord. Marvel Boy is not an Inhuman but is of Kree descent from another dimension.
A powerhouse actress joins the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Queen of Wakanda.
Marvel announced Academy Award-nominated actress Angela Bassett has joined the cast of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther.
Bassett is a star of American Horror Story and veteran of sci-fi films Strange Days, Contact and played Dr. Amanda Waller in Green Lantern. Bassett was nominated for an Oscar for her portrayal of Tina Turner in What’s Love Got to Do with It. Continue reading ANGELA BASSETT Joins BLACK PANTHER
The new series will focus on Black Bolt and the Royal Family, rulers of a hidden city of Inhumans. These classic characters have strong ties to Fantastic Four, Avengers and the X-Men. The origin of this offshoot of humanity comes from the stars when the aliens from Guardians of the Galaxy came to ancient Earth to build an army and left behind a hidden civilization among us. Continue reading INHUMANS 101
Doctor Strange featured comics canon Easter eggs, cameos and massive ties to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
The latest Phase Three film opened doors to new dimensions, introduced new villains but how did it wrap into the big cosmic conspiracy weaving through all the Marvel movies?
I love when non-comic reading but Marvel movie fans come to me wanting to know more about the comics and asking those geektastic questions like, “wasn’t that a stone like in the other movies? That’s part of a bigger thing right?”
Yes, I respond enthusiastically and dive in.
Nearly every film has one common element that will lead to Avengers: Infinity War: Infinity Stones.
In the comics Thanos gathered these six stones on a cosmic Gauntlet and unleashed Death (an actual entity he worships) across the Marvel universe.