2017 may technically be the Year of the Rooster but for anyone who grew up in the 90’s watching The Disney Afternoon, perhaps Year of the Duck is more fitting. Announced last year, fans have eagerly awaiting details on what to expect from this new DuckTales reboot. DisneyXD has already been in full swing with […]
A recent article published by Inverse describes how the primary demographic for toys and merchandise related with superheroes and other major franchises has shifted away from children and towards adults. I’m inclined to agree with the piece but I’m left to ponder if there are any deeper answers to this phenomenon besides the somewhat […]
Strange things are afoot at Marvel to say the least. Anyone who’s been paying attention is already familiar with the controversy surrounding the “Hydra Cap,” with ardent fans going so far as to boycott not only the Secret Empire miniseries but all Marvel products. Yesterday Marvel issued the following statement before the release of the […]
If you’ve been following Marvel Animation on DisneyXD for the last few years, Eugene Son is a name you would do well to remember. Previously a story editor/writer for Season 3 of Ultimate Spider-Man and currently Avengers Assemble, Eugene Son has been involved in bringing sophisticated storytelling and themes to some of Marvel’s iconic characters […]
At C2E2, Marvel unveiled its new publishing initiative dubbed “Marvel Legacy” that promises to be a celebration and renewal of the Marvel Universe. Marvel Legacy will kick off in the fall with MARVEL LEGACY #1, an oversized 50-page one-shot written by Jason Aaron and art by Esad Ribic. Besides reuniting Aaron and Ribic who previously […]
Though Marvel has remained coy about the specifics of its upcoming GENERATIONS project, new details have recently emerged. The “10-issue maxi-series” will feature standalone stories by different creative teams and current Marvel heroes meeting their legacy namesakes. The format seems not too dissimilar to the Dark Reign: The List collection of one-shots back in 2009 […]
The Beat’s marketing reporter Taimur Dar looks at even more issues in last week’s furore: you ask the wrong questions in marketing, you end up with the wrong answers.
As part of Will Eisner Week, celebrating the life and career of the visionary comic creator, 100 Years of Genius: The Life and Legacy of Will Eisner, a conversation between frequent comic creators Frank Miller and Klaus Janson was held this week at the SVA Theater. Known for their past critically acclaimed and celebrated […]
Marvel has been trying to make the Inhumans the next big thing for years. but it’s been an uphill battle and here are some of the reasons why.
With Marvel rumored to be going back to legacy numbering on their titles, the opportunity for cherished numbering milestones is back in play.