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X-Men: Gold #25 cover by Ryan Stegman and Edgar Delgado

X-Men Gold #25 Review: X-Men Unite in Fun One-Off Issue

The god-beast Scythian Algurus returns to wreak havoc upon Paris. Captain Britain and Meggan respond immediately. Iceman’s X-Men team arrives not long afterwards. However, the main Gold team is still in prison and can’t join the fight, but that problem may resolve itself sooner than later. X-Men: Gold #25 presents a pleasingly straightforward story which […]

Black Panther Ultimates #1 cover by Kenneth Rocafort

5 Days of Black Panther, Day 5: New Avengers, Ultimates, and Secret Wars

Before arriving at the current Black Panther series, we are going to take a look back at a couple of teams he enjoyed before the newest series under Ta-Nehisi Coates. From my personal experience, I had actually become more interested in T’Challa after reading about him in Al Ewing’s Ultimates and Ultimates Squared. Jonathan Hickman’s […]

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Brian Michael Bendis’s List Of All The People He Says Can Beat Batman

Now that the second-longest continuous writer at Marvel Comics, Brian Michael Bendis, has signed an exclusive deal with DC Comics, everything he ever said anywhere on the internet about DC Comics is up for discussion. Including this great post on his Tumblr from earlier in the year, when asked about the comparative fighting abilities of Batman […]

Avengers Academy Includes Openly Gay Superhero

By Joe Glass Anyone following me on twitter knows I’m mildly obsessed with mobile game MARVEL’s Avengers Academy. The game, from TinyCo, re-imagines a wide variety of Avengers and Marvel characters as high schoolers, training in their powers and becoming true superheroes under Nick Fury. The game essentially allows players to recruit characters, send them […]

Tonight BBC Radio 4 Covers Captain Britain

A week ago, Bleeding Cool first ran the news that it looked like someone was making a Captain Britain TV show based on the British comic. It turned out that they were rather just preparing a pitch. But, as a result of people suddenly asking questions of them, they put out a press release to […]

There Is No Captain Britain TV Series After All… Yet

When Ciara McAvoy tweeted out a design for a Captain Britain costume she was making, it launched rumors that the Marvel hero was being developed for his own TV series. Turns out, that not the case officially. Seems that producers Chris Lark and Eleni Larchanidou are putting together a highlight reel for their version of […]

Seriously… Are We Getting A Captain Britain TV Show?

Ciara McAvoy is an award-winning poster designer from Scotland, whose work has been seen promoting movies such as X-Men: First Class, Revenge Of The Sith, Filth, Mission Impossible and Victor Frankenstein. You can see her IMDB entry here. And yes, while James McAvoy is a common factor in a number of these, she is no relation. […]

When Terry Wogan Appeared In Captain Britain…

It has just been reported that ubiquitous British/Irish TV and radio broadcaster and presenter for six decades Terry Wogan has died, aged 77, after recently being diagnosed with cancer. He made one main appearance as a multi-dimensional broadcaster in the Captain Britain strip in Daredevils #7, by Alan Moore and Alan Davis… reporting on the trial of Saturnyne. He was […]

A New Captain Britain Comic For 2016?

At the weekend, Mark Buckingham launched his new exhibition at Orbital Comics in London with a talk. During which he talked abot his love for the Marvel comics character Captain Britain and his desire to work on the character. Now Buckingham is busy right now. Very busy. Concluding his Miracleman run with Neil Gaiman. A nunber of […]

The Return Of Captain Britain’s Jackdaw This Week?

Do you remember Jackdaw? You may not. Created for Captain Britain/Black Knight strips in the Marvel UK title Hulk Weekly, he was an elf who palled around with Captain Britain and looked something like this. Then he became more of a comedy sidekick and looked like this, Until Alan Moore got his hand on him […]

Did Doctor Who Swipe Alan Moore’s Captain Britain?

The writer of last night’s Doctor Who, Toby Whithouse, has a very small history of this sort of thing. Check out his Miracleman/Being Human Swipe File. It was absolutely blatant. But it’s another Alan Moore comic being referenced here, one with a character designed by Alan Davis. What about The Gunslinger and… The Fury? Both […]

Captain Britain Invades The Queen’s Private Quarters In Secret Avengers #22 (UPDATE)

In artwork released as part of Marvel’s Liveblog with Rick Remender and friends, as Gabriel Hardman joins Rick Rememder on Secret Avengers from issue 22, Marvel released this piece of art which shows Capain Britain knocked into Buckingham Palace (note the flying flag) and into Queen Elizabeth II’s private rooms. She seems too nonplussed, after […]

Dez Skinn’s Archaeology – And The Return Of Starburst

Dez Skinn may spend much of his days right now arranging Comic Cons in the Middle East, but he’s best known as the man who edited Marvel UK before launching his own Warrior comic, reviving Marvelman and launching V For Vendetta in the process, then founding Comics International. And he also carries round a rather […]

Death’s Head To Return With Simon Furman

It’s written by the original creator, yes? Death’s Head, the origial, returns to Marvel UK newstand kids-aimed comic, Marvel Heroes #33. Hulk Vs Death’s Head, written by Marvel HEroes regular (and top bloke) Ferg Handley and Death’s Head co-creator, Simon Furman, with art by Simon Williams and John Ross.The comic is out on March 24th. […]

What Is It With Superheroes And Their Bodily Functions?

From the new issue of Amazing Spider-Man, by Dan Slott and Humberto Ramos. Coming a few months after Kevin Smith on Batman: The Widening Gyre Seriously superheroes, why not go before you go into battle? Even if you don’t think you need to go, you should at least try. You might not get another chance. […]