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Avengers: Age of Ultron courtesy Marvel

Avengers: Age of Ultron courtesy Marvel

Ultron arrives early!

Marvel promised to reveal the first official teaser trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron in next week’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. episode but after a leak today it’s officially unleashed along with a first teaser poster.

Captain America, Thor, Iron Man, Black Widow, Hawkeye and Bruce Banner are back together again in the follow-up directed by Joss Whedon.

One of the all-time favorite Avengers villains makes his horrific on screen debut in the super sequel.

Watch and enjoy: Continue reading


Thanos vs. Hulk courtesy Marvel

Thanos vs. Hulk courtesy Marvel

Legendary creator Jim Starling is crafting a Clash of Titans!


Marvel announced Thanos vs. Hulk, a four issue limited series written and drawn by Starlin.


The creator says showdown is a self-contained story connected the Thanos Annual and set before The Infinity Revelation featuring the Mark Waid Indestructible Hulk version of the Green Goliath. Continue reading

Don’t Call DOC GREEN the HULK

Hulk #5 courtesy Marvel

Hulk #5 courtesy Marvel

Gerry Duggan kicked off his Hulk run by unleashing a new persona from within the Green Goliath.


Doc Green is ready for SMASH the Marvel Universe with his enhanced muscles and mind.


In Hulk #5 Duggan and artist Mark Waid introduced an Extremis enhanced Hulk who may be smarter than Bruce Banner and in complete control of his powerhouse body.


Doc Green may remind you of the Hulk when he ran the Pantheon. Bruce Banner was in control of the Hulk’s body in that run by Peter David that also introduced the grey, cunning “Joe Fix-it” persona. Continue reading


AXIS #5 courtesy Marvel

AXIS #5 courtesy Marvel

Marvel’s main event for 2014 is a showdown between Avengers and X-Men vs. the Red Onslaught in AXIS. Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and the Children of the Atom must be ready to rumble with a reborn Red Skull armed with the powers of Professor X’s brain.


The March to AXIS begins in multiple titles including Uncanny Avengers and Captain America. Writer Rick Remender and Executive Editor Tom Brevoort shared new cover art from Jim Cheung while answering fan questions about Act Two in a special Marvel live event. Continue reading


Hulk #5 courtesy Marvel

Hulk #5 courtesy Marvel

No more Banner?


Gerry Duggan (Deadpool) takes on the Jade Giant with Hulk #5.


The creative change comes after big revelations connected to the Original Sin tie-in book. Bruce Banner learned how Tony Stark was involved in the accident that created the Hulk. Continue reading


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