Marvel heroes dominated the movie box-office. 2014 is the year Marvel really went into orbit with a ragtag bunch of “losers” who injected new excitement into their cinematic universe.
Here are great gifts for Marvel fans inspired by this year’s hits.
Guardians of the Galaxy was Marvel’s biggest gamble yet with little known heroes who aren’t really superheroes. Chris Pratt was Peter Quill/Star-Lord who assembled Gamora, Drax, Rocket and Groot into unlikely heroes against the Ronan the Accuser. Writer/director James Gunn gave fans a Star Wars for the Marvel Universe. The film also introduced the Nova Corps, Nebula and Josh Brolin as Thanos. The film is a critical stop on the road to Avengers: The Infinity War I, II. Continue reading GEEK GIFT GUIDE MARVEL MOVIES
The evil A.I. stars in Avengers: Age of Ultron on the big screen and in a new graphic novel, Avengers: Rage of Ultron.
Marvel announced Avengers: Ultron Forever #1, New Avengers: Ultron Forever #1, Uncanny Avengers: Ultron Forever #1 – three oversized special issues by writer Al Ewing (Loki: Agent of Asgard, Mighty Avengers) and legendary artist Alan Davis.
The daughter of Luke Cage and Jessica Jones will play a huge role in a future ruled by Ultron. The roster includes the present day Vision, Black Widow, and new Thor, plus Thor from Walt Simonson’s run in the 80’s, James “Rhodey” Rhodes as Iron Man, a new future Captain America, and a pre-Avengers Hulk. Continue reading AVENGERS vs. ULTRON FOREVER
We saw it coming from previews but the debut of KLUH in AXIS #4 was still a shocker and a puzzler.
Bruce Banner’s inner monster has evolved into many incarnations from the gray “Joe Fixit” of Vegas to the Incredible monster to my favorite – Banner in control of Hulk’s body and running the Pantheon from the Peter David era.
In the Hulk by Gerry Duggan it’s Doc Green in control.