Posts Tagged ‘Marvel Comics’
Marvel Exploring a Possible Avengers TV Show
Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 July 2012 04:20 Written by JCWaitWat Monday, 30 July 2012 02:00
It comes as no surprise that The Avengers was phenomenal success for Marvel and they seem to show no signs of holding back on new ventures as they ride the wave of success. According to Deadline Marvel’s TV department is “in conversation” with ABC and ABC studios. The initial idea is to have a drama set in the world of The Avengers. This show however is not to be confused with or be like the animated Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, instead will probably be more serious, with one of the possible ideas being a “high-concept cop show”. However it is said that the show will not be featuring the stars of Joss Whedon’s blockbuster, but rather focus on the themes and “feels”.
Comic Book Fix: Marvel NOW! Relaunch Arrives In October
Last Updated on Thursday, 5 July 2012 04:44 Written by david golbitz Thursday, 5 July 2012 11:30
In an attempt to fan the flames of fandom prior to next week’s San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel has announced a massive creative shakeup scheduled to come hot on the heels of this summer’s action-packed snoozefest, Avengers Vs. X-Men. No sooner will the dust settle from the AvX slugfest than numerous new titles will be launched as many of Marvel’s premiere writers and artists play musical chairs and land on egregious, not to mention unnecessary, new titles.
Beginning in October, Marvel has pledged to launch one new book each week through February. While not quite a reboot, the rollout schedule can’t help but hearken back to The New 52 launch last September, when DC inundated comic book shops, and readers, with multiple new books each week, draining many wallets before the month was over. Thankfully, Marvel has learned from DC’s over saturation. Unfortunately, these new comics promise nothing but more of the same old, tired superheroics that have plagued comic book stores for the better part of the last two decades.
Read on to find out just what some of these titles are that Marvel wants you to buy NOW!
Comic Book Fix: Yet Another Marvel ‘War’
Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 June 2012 03:36 Written by david golbitz Wednesday, 27 June 2012 01:59
While scanning my RSS feeds this afternoon I came across a blog post that caught my eye. In this Newsarama post written by Graeme McMillan, he points out the absurdity of yet another “war” within the Marvel Universe. Yes, coming hot on the heels of the aggressively advertised, creatively stagnant Avengers Vs. X-Men, comes yet another sure-to-be-overly-hyped Event from the supposed “House of Ideas.” And this time, it’s WAR.
Or, to be more exact, it’s another war. As McMillan says, this new war joins Secret War, Civil War, Ultimate War, Silent War and countless other “wars” that have been perpetrated by Marvel over the last decade. These teaser images–Captain America’s blood-spattered shield; Wolverine’s burning hand; and Thor’s shattered hammer–could belong to any one of the previous “events” Marvel has thrown at us over the years.
Comic Book Fix: Free Comic Book Day with Adam Baldwin
Last Updated on Tuesday, 8 May 2012 10:44 Written by david golbitz Wednesday, 9 May 2012 11:00
After 11 years, Omaha’s Krypton Comics is old hat at hosting Free Comic Book Day celebrations. Every year Krypton has tons of free comics to give out and holds a massive store-wide sale. In addition, Krypton has become known for having great media guests on hand to meet fans and sign autographs. Past guests include Helen Slater (Supergirl), Margot Kidder (Superman), Lou Ferrigno (The Incredible Hulk) and Ray Park (Star Wars Episode I, GI Joe). This year, Krypton topped itself, with a wonderful array of free comics and fan-favorite actor Adam (Firefly) Baldwin.