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ANDY SERKIS On AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON Role

courtesy 20th Century Fox

courtesy 20th Century Fox

Andy Serkis (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Lord of the Rings) is a motion-capture consultant on Avengers: Age of Ultron and Star Wars VII and now reveals he has an expanded role in the Marvel sequel according to Variety.

 

“The Imaginarium is the performance capture consultant, and I’m playing a role in both films. On The Avengers, I’ve been working closely with Mark Ruffalo,” Serkis said.

 

Ruffalo plays Bruce Banner who transforms into the Hulk.” Continue reading

Top 10 Comics for June 25, 2014

Batman #32 courtesy DC Comics

Batman #32 courtesy DC Comics

Batman #32  The Dark Knight vs. the Riddler for control of Gotham City. The fight that shaped the future of Batman, Jim Gordon and their crusade. The next to the last chapter of Bruce Wayne’s Zero Year by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo.

 

C.O.W.L. #2 A union of fallen super heroes fights to recapture their power, status and love of the public. What are they willing to sacrifice to win back their glory. A retro tale of 1960’s heroes with edge, guts and themes right out of our world today by  Kyle Higgins, Alec Siegel and Rod Reis

 

New Avengers #30 & New Avengers Annual #1 Marvel is conjuring a Dr. Strange movie and here are two intertwined tales of the Master of the Mystic Arts. How far is Dr. Strange willing to go to stop the heroes of a rival universe to save our Earth? Then in the Annual, Strange must return to the Himalayas to settle a debt with a sect of monks unlike any you’ve seen.  The Sorcerer Supreme already bargained in Hell for the power to save the planet -but will he lose his soul? Continue reading

SAVAGE HULK & X-MEN By ALAN DAVIS

Savage Hulk #1 courtesy Marvel

Savage Hulk #1 courtesy Marvel

It’s a blast into the past as a brand new Hulk  series ongoing smashes into comic book shops this week. Living legend Alan Davis will unleash the Green Goliatch in Savage Hulk #1 in a tale with the original X-Men.

 

“We wanted big names, super stars and break out talent to tell their unique Hulk stories within continuity,” says series editor Mark Paniccia told Marvel.com. “That might be now, or using elements of the past and perhaps even glimpses of the future. It all comes back to the current Hulk mythos while letting the talent cut loose with that Hulk story that they’ve been dying to tell.” Continue reading

IRON MAN AFTER GILLEN

Iron Man #28 courtesy Marvel

Iron Man #28 courtesy Marvel

Iron Man #28 is a book to watch. Tony Stark is always one of Marvel’s top characters but signs point to a major status quo for the Armored Avenger.

 

With Iron Man writer Kieron Gillen leaving the title after shattering the Stark legacy in The Secret Origin of Tony Stark. Tony was adopted and learned he had a brother. Arno was the biological son of Howard and Maria Stark

 

With the Watcher dead and Marvel’s greatest secrets exploding in the minds of its heroes in Original Sin Tony is a target because of the secrets he kept. Captain America learned Tony and Dr. Strange mind wiped and kicked him out of the Illuminati in New Avengers. Hulk remembered something about Tony that will spill into Original Sin: Iron Man vs. Hulk. Continue reading

MARK RUFFALO On BIGGER HULK Role In AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON

Marvel's The Avengers courtesy Marvel

Marvel’s The Avengers courtesy Marvel

Hulk fans can expect more of the Green Goliath when Earth’s Mightiest Heroes Re-Assemble for the big screen.

 

Mark Ruffalo (The Normal Heart) is teasing the that the Hulk will get more screen time in Avengers: Age of Ultron.

 

“[My role’s] even bigger than last time, and it’s more complex and it has more layers and a bit more arc,” Ruffalo tells Total Film. Continue reading

HULK Smashes With New Writer Gerry Duggan

Hulk #5 courtesy Marvel

Hulk #5 courtesy Marvel

Gerry Duggan goes from red to green this August as the Deadpool writer takes on the Jade Giant with Hulk #5.

 

The creative change comes after big revelations connected to the Original Sin tie-in in which Bruce Banner and Tony Stark are forever changed. Continue reading

Top 5 Comic Book Picks April 16

Batman Eternal #2 courtesy DC Comics

Batman Eternal #2 courtesy DC Comics

Batman #30 The Riddler won! Zero Year – Savage City begins. In the final arc of Bruce Wayne’s first year as the Dark Knight – how can he prevent Batman from becoming a symbol of failure in an apocalyptic Gotham City orchestrated by Nygma.

 

 

Batman Eternal #2 Jim Gordon – Gotham City’s most wanted? Why is the top cop in cuffs? The New 52 debut one of of Batman’s most infamous enemies! The next chapter in the new weekly Batman book. Continue reading

Alexander’s Marvelous Make-A-Wish Day

Alexander as Hulk by Garza

Alexander as Hulk by Ricardo Garza

Alexander is small but courageous with mighty dreams. The six-year-old boy from Everett, Washington lives with cystic fibrosis. Alexander fights this life threatening condition but for one day he had an adventure to take his mind of his illness.

 

Alexander got a hero’s salute this weekend thanks to Make-A-Wish volunteers and members of Comic Book Characters For Causes. Alexander loves Marvel’s The Avengers, especially Hulk and Captain America so Team Alex “Assembled” an Avengers themed shopping spree. Continue reading