The death of a major Marvel character today, maybe you’ve heard. And if you have heard, and whether you think it’s good, bad, or neutral, Dr. Manolis V serves up a nice little reminder that good characters tend to find ways to not be dead [spoiler].
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Nevertheless we are still vaguely trying to hold on to our non-spoilerness, wherever possible, even in the face of much pressure.
I understand the child will be the equivalent of the mysterious shadowy figure seen on the cover to last year’s Battle Scars, who was later revealed to be Marvel’s new Nick Fury.
Today, the New York Daily News ran a massive spoiler on Avengers Vs X-Men #11. Bleeding Cool has advised people who don’t want to get spoiled to stay off the internet, not read the papers, the usual.
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Those in the know, however, have been popping down to Manhattan’s Forbidden Planet today and getting all their Avengers Blu Ray goodness straight off the shelf.
Now, these videos are not so novel, and Next Media have started playing up to their reputation for silliness and controversy rather too much. They can still sometimes surprise, however.
That’s right – Nolan‘s film fits just snugly onto an IMAX platter and that’s the way he wants it. I suppose it’s either a coincidence that his “finished cut” squeezes just inside these limitations or this is an example of restrictions guiding creativity.
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At midnight ET, the New York Daily News, in a publicity agreement with Marvel Comics, ran the identity of the individual who will meet their death in Avengers Vs X-Men #11, and the circumstances in which it occurred. A picture of the aftermath. And the AR code to that New York Daily News readers could get the full backstory, although that isn’t timed to trigger yet.
But many will ignore that child he’s clutching the hand of. Which would be a mistake.
What not everyone guessed was that it would have theGeneralThunderbolt Ross, the Red Hulk in the lead.