, lost 80% of his hearing in West Cost Avengers #1
. When a 4 year old boy refused to wear his hearing aids since no super hero wore them, this was used to help convince him
. Matt Fraction
has revived this story element and has dedicated the issue to Leah Coleman
of Signing Time
If you haven't hung your calendars for 2014 yet, why not take advantage of repeating dates
and use the 1975 Mighty Marvel Calendar
-- featuring important milestones like Sal Buscema's birthday, the exact moment fans started protesting Dr. Strange's first costume change, and all the Doctor Doom appearances a mortal mind can handle?
MediAvengers: Earth's Mightiest Gossip
is a blog of media parodies set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Coming this September: Joss Whedon has a new TV show set in the Avengers verse starring Agent Phil Coulson: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Tasked with filibustering a town hall meeting in Parks and Recreation
, Patton Oswalt improvised an eight minute monologue
pitch for the next Star Wars
movie -- which somehow grows to include the X-Men, the Avengers, the Greek pantheon, and Chewbacca getting a robot ("I'm thinking spider") body. (SLYT)
"The screenplay keeps so many balls in the air that everything feels lively and inventive and fun, even when the plot isn’t being forwarded, or especially when the plot isn’t being forwarded. "
, director, actor and screenwriter, is known for his exhaustive
analysis of screenplays (previously
) turns his eye to the modern Superhero Genre with a complete break down of Marvel's The Avengers Part 1
Joss Whedon signs three year deal with Marvel Studios.
He will be writing and directing Avengers 2
, developing a live-action Marvel TV show for ABC, and basically be the showrunner for the Marvel Cinematic Universe until 2015.
Could the S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier
from The Avengers
movie actually fly
? Last link does the math and has homework.
So The Avengers is a very successful movie
. This has lead many comics fans to express their concern over the treatment of original creators in the industry, specifically of Jack Kirby
. Creators' Rights controversy is nothing new, and there remains to this day ample reason to question the business dealings of The Big Two when it comes to how they compensate the men and women who work for/with them. Alan Moore has been and continues to be the victim of numerous shady deals at the hands of DC comics
. But no one, with the possible exception of Seigel and Shuster, has suffered more than Jack "King" Kirby. [more inside]
AVENGERS IS JOSS WHEDON MOVIE.
Film Crit Hulk counts the ways.
(Warning: Contains spoiler-ish references to scenes from recent Marvel superhero movies, movies not yet made and movies we WISH would happen)
The new Avengers movie is a hit with fans
and the box office
. Hollywood is taking note
"iZombie will be the last time I’ll ever write for DC... I decided quite some time ago, but waited until after the cancellation
of my book was announced to discuss it. The short version is, I don’t agree with the way they treat other creators and their general business practices." writer Chris Roberson ends his relationship with DC Comics
, pointing at a post
by David Brothers as a summation of his ethical concerns. Roberson's work at DC has included turning around Superman after J. Michael Straczynski left mid-story
, iZombie and a spin-offs from Vertigo's Fables featuring Cinderella as a super spy
. He is currently working on the creator owned Memorial
, published by IDW.
JADs International, makers of fine Star Wars
and Star Trek
related perfumes, have released a new line to coincide with The Avengers
Movie. [more inside]
now has many animated series (all episodes, in their entirety) available to view online at their website including The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Superheroes
, X-Men, The Animated Series
, X-Men Evolution
, Fantastic Four: World's Greatest Heroes
, and Spider-Man
(1967) (Full list inside) [more inside]
Emma Peel could eat Buffy Summers for breakfast.
An online encyclopedia dedicated to one of the best shows to come out of Britain, The Avengers
. It's also the best TV fansite I've ever seen, I think--comprehensive, well-designed, smart without being "inside" or academic, and free of fanboy attitude. Even if you've never watched the show, take some time to look around. [more inside]