ZANADU COMICS Closing

This is personal. Very personal.

This isn’t just another comic book shop closing. This is my friendly neighborhood comic book store.

The good guys didn’t win…this time. An emotional blow in the Emerald City.

Zanadu Comics logo for their 40th Anniversary

Zanadu Comics in Seattle is closing its doors after 42 years.

In The Red. Vanishing Audience. Forced Relocation. Digital Competition. These are not upcoming epic comic book events. These are just some of the reasons why a beloved Seattle shop must face economic reality and fans should take this as a warning sign about the future. Continue reading ZANADU COMICS Closing

AGENTS OF SHIELD Season 5 Preview

MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. is back for season five with an outer space adventure.

Marvel shared a preview with the agents on the run from a nasty alien and this new poster.

courtesy Marvel

What is the monster? Is this a hint that infamous aliens from comics are invading?

Take a look: Continue reading AGENTS OF SHIELD Season 5 Preview

MARVEL UNIVERSE OF SUPER HEROES Exhibit Coming to Seattle

The Marvel Universe is coming to the Emerald City! Celebrate Spider-Man, Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Black Panther and hundreds more iconic heroes and villains in a major new exhibit coming to the Museum of Pop Culture.

Pow! Pages, costumes and props never seen before by the public will be on display. Seeing more than 300 original artifacts to make you exclaim, “Make Mine Marvel!” as the old school comics proclaimed.

courtesy Marvel, SC Exhibitions, MoPop. Art by Mike Allred

The new exhibition shares the Marvel story from the comic books of legends Stan Lee, Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko to movie screens and beyond. The retrospective comes as the Marvel Cinematic Universe celebrates a decade of blockbuster movies and the arrival of AVENGER: INFINITY WAR, the grand finale of Phase Four, and ahead of the Marvel Comics 80th anniversary the following year. Continue reading MARVEL UNIVERSE OF SUPER HEROES Exhibit Coming to Seattle

JEAN GREY’S X-MEN RED Team Revealed

Jean Grey is coming back to lead a new X-Team. Marvel revealed the team lineup of fan-favorites and new mystery mutants. Writer Tom Taylor and Mahmud Asrar will launch the new X-Book. 

X-MEN: RED courtesy Marvel via Twitter

Jean will return in PHOENIX RESURRECTION: THE RETURN OF (ADULT) JEAN GREY in December. Marvel shared via Twitter the cast of X-MEN: RED: Continue reading JEAN GREY’S X-MEN RED Team Revealed

What Are Those ALIENS in AGENTS OF SHIELD Season 5 Teaser?

Marvel’s AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. goes out of this world with the show returns. Classic aliens are on the attack in a new trailer.

courtesy Marvel

 

The action picks up after Phil Coulson and his crew were seized by mysterious men. Coulson wakes up in what looks like a prison cell in outer space.

In a new trailer via Twitter for Season 5 the Kree are back but a new monster is on the loose.

What is this creature? Continue reading What Are Those ALIENS in AGENTS OF SHIELD Season 5 Teaser?