The strange history of the Fantastic Four movie franchise


This weekend’s new superhero movie is Fantastic Four, not to be confused with Fantastic Four or Fantastic Four Or even The Fantastic Four The 1978 cartoon version famously substituted a robot named H.E.R.B.I.E for the Human Torch. Although the reason given for years was that networkexecs children would set themselves alight during play, given everything […]


Accusations of Bi-Erasure aimed at Axel Alonso and Marvel’s Hercules Set Off Internet Firestorm


Yesterday, Ray Sonne at Loser City levied hefty accusations at Marvel staff.  In an interview with CBR, Marvel Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso angered fans when he crushed longstanding implications that the Greek mythological-inspired character Hercules is bi-sexual. From CBR: Also, a lot of fans have been curious if the character’s sexuality — it’s been strongly suggested Hercules is bisexual, and […]


Bendis Teases an Additional Iron Man title and Celebrates 200,000 Pre-Orders

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This morning author Brian Michael Bendis teased a second Iron Man title in addition to his upcoming Invincible Iron Man via his Tumblr account: “Man, the launch of ‘Iron Man’ is going so well, I might have to launch another!” The writer initially shared the debut of a variant for the Invincible Iron Man comic by frequent collaborator Sara […]


Abnett and Ross give Marvel’s Hercules “consideration” and a New Costume


Dan Abnett and Luke Ross are bringing Hercules back to the Marvel Universe with a new title named after the titular hero. The series will be available for purchase in local comic book shops in November and will feature the Olympian attempting to atone for some of his previous mistakes. Hercules, a key ’70s Marvel […]


With Channing Tatum Going AWOL, Is the Gambit Movie Dead?


Tonight, TheWrap reported that Channing Tatum might be leaving 20th Century Fox’s Gambit production.  Tatum, who was slated to star as everyone’s favorite mutant with a gimmick, is apparently still in talks with the studio, but “something is up” and time is running out, as the movie is scheduled to be release on October 7th, 2016. […]


Shocker: Paul Rudd admits actual ants died during ‘Ant Man’ filming


Howard Stern fans got a candid interview with Paul Rudd the star of the well received and latest semi-successful Marvel film, “Ant-Man.” The interview took place on Monday after Stern admitted that he tried to buy the film rights because he believed in the character well before anyone else did, and Rudd discussed how he […]


In Defense of the Little Guy: Three Big Reasons Why You Should Go See Ant-Man


Last weekend, the Paul Rudd led Ant-Man flick took home $58 million, shy of parent company Disney’s estimates of $60-65 million.  This was enough to give it the number one slot that weekend,, but it also gives the insect-inspired hero film the dubious honor of having the second worst opening of any of the MCU movies, beating out […]


Bryan Singer Plans to Make a Team Up Team Up out of X-Men and the Fantastic Four


If Fox had a house motto, it would be: “we do not sow. Now let us spit on your Quicksilver, Marvel.” Bryan Singer loves a few things.  Director’s Cuts, long walks on the beach, and movies centered around Time Travel, to name a few.  Now we can add crossovers to that list as well.  In an […]


D23 2015: Disney Announces Their Big Presentations at the D23 Expo!

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So, we all know that Marvel didn’t present anything in Hall H during Comic-Con. Was it because they didn’t have anything to show, just like Sony and Paramount? Or were they saving their big announcements for the D23 Expo, Disney’s biennial fanfest scheduled for August 14-16?  Well, we know a little bit more, as Disney has published […]


You Might Want to Start Your Holiday Shopping Early: Disney’s Playmation Will Generate Nerdgasm Nirvana


Okay… I was typing up the big schedule for Disney’s D23 Expo. Nothing too difficult, mostly formatting and pasting. In the big “Hall D23” (7500 seats), there will be a Disney Interactive presentation on Sunday, at 11 AM. Now, yeah, there’s Kingdom Hearts and Infinity 3.0 (now with Wookies!) and Star Wars Battlefront. A lot of […]


SDCC ’15: It’s Darth Vader Vs. the Entire Rebellion in Vader Down


Darth Vader is a “force of nature” in the Star Wars Universe, able to take on a horde of Rebel scum with no problem, that being said, would it be possible for him to do battle with the Rebel forces all by himself? Would Vader be able to do combat with the trio of Han […]


Marvel Kills the Game as they Unveil Rap Crossover Covers


This October, Marvel will release a set of variants that pay tribute to famous rap albums.  While I’m not personally big on rap, I appreciate the amount of work and dedication put into making these covers look just right.  The concept is unique and ties comics into mainstream culture in a way we haven’t typically […]


SDCC’15: Leaked Footage From Suicide Squad, Deadpool

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It’s circling the internet and causing tons of applause and a bit or rage. Before it’s pulled from the internet, watch footage from Hall H presentations at SDCC.   Suicide Squad Click Here Deadpool Leaked by the professionals at Warner Bros, the Batman V Superman trailer    


SDCC ’15: Ant-Man Assembles with a Special Someone in New Clip…[Spoilers]

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Released today, this Ant-Man clip shows Hank Pym meeting up with none other than… The Falcon!  Ant-Man comes out July 17th.


SDCC ’15: Marvel Announces the First Spider-Man/Deadpool Team Up Ever!


If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like for a comic to be composed entirely of one-liners, wonder no more.  This Fall, writer Joe Kelly and artist Ed McGuinnes are teaming up to create the very first Spider-Man/Deadpool crossover EVER.  No further news has been announced at this time, so we can only speculate on whether […]


SDCC ’15: Marvel goes BIG; announces SQUIRREL GIRL & BLADE Series, Ms. Marvel Audiobook


During the “Women of Marvel” panel at SDCC today, the House of Ideas announced several new series as a part of their All-New, All-Different relaunch. When solicits for over 45 titles came out, a large number of fans worried about the fate of one of their favorite characters: Squirrel Girl.  Her newest series had been […]