This week we got a double dose of Infinity tie-ins with Avengers and New Avengers titles. On top of that, Hunger concluded to mixed results, we have issue 4 and the series rating below.
“Emancipation” is probably an over exaggeration for the title of Avengers 21. It picks up immediately after Infinity 4’s awesome conclusion and shows us the next strategy that Captain America and the Galactic Council have planned out. What I find most disheartening about the recent Avengers books is that there are only a few Avengers being seen, mostly Captain America and Captain Marvel, as they work with Gladiator, the Kree, and Skrulls to fight the builders and [...]
The Ultimate Universe in Marvel has been my bread and butter since I was first introduced into comic books in 2005/2006. The series started in 2000 with Ultimate Spider-Man written by Brian Michael Bendis and has followed with some of the best comic books/graphic novels I’ve ever come across, e.g. Ultimates (anything but 3 or written by Jeph Loeb). As we reach the latter half of 2013, the series goes strong under the Ultimate Comics moniker and titles including Ultimates, Spider-Man, and X-Men. All three are solid on-going series that exist within the same contained universe, a modern day Earth. This was the premise when it was designed and still manages to reintroduce characters in [...]
Thor: The Dark World comes out pretty soon, so go watch the extended trailer we shared yesterday, but a surprising fact just emerged from director Alan Taylor (Game of Thrones) about the production of the film. He shared the following statement with SFX magazine about how the infamous Joss Whedon came in to rewrite a few scenes in the film.
“Joss came in to save our lives a couple of times,” laughs the director. “We had a major scene that was not working on the page at all in London, and he basically got airlifted in, like a SWAT team or something. He came down, rewrote the scene, and before he got back to his plane I sort of grabbed him and said, ‘And [...]