Who will be the new Spider-Man? Five major contenders emerge

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We’re inching ever closer towards a new Peter Parker

Sony planning animated Spider-Man movie with Lego team

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You know what I was thinking the other day? I wish there were more movies about superheroes. It would be nice to go to the theater and see a well-done superhero movie with decent special effects that took the characters seriously, wouldn’t it? Well, Sony heard my plea! And they’re going to make an animated […]

Will Avengers Age of Ultron be the biggest US opening ever? Yeah, probably

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Movie #2 in a series is often bigger than #1—Aliens, Catching Fire, Despicable Me 2, Spider-Man 2, Terminator 2 etc etc etc. Avengers was the #3 domestic movie of all times. Will Avengers: Age of Ultron beat it? What do you think? While common sense suggests fans of the Vision, Scarlet Wtch and Quicksilver will […]

Walking The Game Beat: Marvel’s Age of Ultron Marketing, Aspen Comes to PS3, Star Wars Contra?

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Avengers: Age of Ultron launches the Summer movie season on May 1st, but before that the Marvel synergy machine rolls out across every facet from publishing to video games. The Avengers will face the full force of Ultron and his Pymtech robots in the match three puzzle game Marvel Puzzle Quest. Players will have to […]

Daredevil season 2 gets green light

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A second season of Daredevil appears to be in the cards, though its original showrunner won’t be returning.

Entertainment Round-Up: Cooper cast in Preacher lead, an Oscar-winning screenwriter is developing a Marvel project, and is John Stewart your new movie Green Lantern?

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Happy Friday! Here’s your end of the week round-up.

This deal is getting better all the time: Marvel announces Lando #1 for July

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Star Wars Celebrations is underway and Twitter is collectively peeing its pants as announcements roll out, but here’s one of the first:A new limited series for Lando Calrissian to be written by Charles Soule with Art by Alex Maleev. SOLD RIGHT THERE.

Who is Lady Thor? Find out as soon as someone spoils it

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Who is the woman who’s had the power of Thor for the last few months? Is she Angela? Is she Brunhilde? Is she Katie Sackhoff? Is she a horrible lie sent by feminizes to destroy men’s enjoyment of life, love and laughter? Is she a symbol of Marvel trying to appeal to a wider demographic and sell more books? In May we will FINALLY KNOW THE ANSWER!

Five things we loved (and a few we didn’t) in Marvel’s Daredevil

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Here’s a breakdown of what we thought worked the best for Daredevil and what we’d like to see improved in a second season.

Walking the Game Beat: Lego Crisis, New Daredevil Duds in Heroes, and the Future of Injustice?

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Lego does the small toy game thing, Halo 5 gets a new viral tease, and Marvel adds a new look for Daredevil.

Mike Marts departs Marvel for startup Aftershock Comics

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The timing may have nothing to do with last week’s Twilight of DC’s office, but Marvel Comics Executive Editor Mike Marts leaving a post where he was clearly being groomed for big things to go to a START-UP, is an interesting comment on the state of the American comics industry. Marts confirmed on Twitter that he was leaving Marvel for AfterShock Comics, a new venture with writer Joe Pruett. Deadline has more details. Pruett has written X-Men titles for Marvel. Marts was working on various high profile titles including Guardians of the Galaxy and X-Men comics. Marts will become Editor-in-Chief of Aftershock comics after pingponging back between MArvel and Dc for a career that started in 1996.

The latest Ant-Man trailer has dropped

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Here’s a fun way to open your Monday morning; the next trailer for Ant-Man has appeared before your eyes. In all the marketing push for Avengers: Age of Ultron (which opens next month), it’s almost easy to forget Marvel has another film opening this year, but here’s your newest look at the Paul Rudd-starring adventure. […]

Five More Marvel Characters That Need A Netflix Show

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This past weekend Marvel and Netflix brought the gritty street story of Daredevil back onto our screens to make us all forget about 2003’s… unpleasantness. While the streaming service rarely produces concrete numbers as far as viewership goes; the consensus among social media seems to be that the show was an unmitigated success. Not only was […]

Review: the Netflix and Marvel team up push Daredevil “Into the Ring”

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Netfix and Marvel’s first foray into comic book scripted series crackles with energy and hits all the right notes with series pilot “Into the RIng”

Infographic: the evolution of Daredevil

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Speaking of Daredevil, infographic whiz Kate Willaert created this diagram of Matt Murdock throughout the years for Shirts.com . It is a notable fact that while the Kirby/Ditko/Bullpen team generally hit a home run with all their character designs, the one that was a little squibbler straight to the pitcher was Daredevil’s red and yellow […]

Marvel Month-to-Month sales: February 2015: Will The Real Spider-Woman Please Stand Up?

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Welcome to a new analysis of the Marvel sales. Reminder: I’m the French guy who took over Jason for this column. Less figures, a comparaison with the issue#2 sales and some TPB sales at the end are the only big differences you could notice.

Reminder: those sales are estimates, sales to comics shops in North America. American comics do get sold somewhere else in their original floppy edition. Keep also in mind that just because a copy is sold to a shop doesn’t mean it’s sold to a customer. This would be way too easy.

It’s a little hard to be sure what the fate of each title will be after Secret wars: Marvel did release a list of the titles that will come back after the event, and confirmed that The Last Days banner was for titles that will stop publication. But, frankly, it’s hard to believe the list, and seeing that a title can be cancelled to be relaunched one month later with no differences, the word “cancellation” can lose some of its meaning. I’m pretty sure they will change their mind on the way and that, in fact, they are not sure yet which titles will come back, waiting for how many copies those Battleword titles will sell before taking their real decisions.