Infinity Countdown #5 cover by Nick Bradshaw and Morry Hollowell

Infinity Countdown #5 Review: Good Enough

Hank Pym is in the Soul World with the elderly Gamora, and, against all odds, Hank is intent on escaping the Soul World. Black Widow arrives at the Sanctum Santorum with the Space Stone, and she asks Doctor Strange for help. He has the Time Stone. He uses his methods to locate the Mind Stone, […]

Infinity Countdown #4 cover by Nick Bradshaw and Morry Hollowell

Infinity Countdown #4 Review: A Low Point in an Unexciting Series

Silver Surfer approaches Galactus the Lifebringer for help with the dawning Ultron crisis. Adam Warlock faces Ultron Prime on his own. The Guardians of the Galaxy and the Nova Corps reconnoiter on Knowhere. The Nova want to look after the Power Stone, but Gamora is reluctant to allow them to have it. Richard Rider is […]

Marvel, Mondo, and SDCC Team-Up For SDCC 2018

Marvel is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the MCU this year, and both SDCC and Mondo are going to help them. In collaboration with each other, Mondo has produced a new poster that will also be used as the front cover of this years SDCC 2018 souvenir magazine. Done by frequent Mondo/Marvel artist Matt Taylor, […]

Infinity Countdown #3 cover by Nick Bradshaw and Morry Hollowell

Infinity Countdown #3 Review: Sax the Destroyer, or the Draxophone

Adam Warlock confronts Ultron, whom sends a possessed Silver Surfer to kill Warlock. Adam Warlock manages to free Surfer, but the herald flees immediately. Now it’s just Adam and Ultron, and things aren’t looking good. Across the universe, the Guardians of the Galaxy and the Nova Corps try to hold their own against the Chitauri […]

Infinity Countdown #2 cover by Nick Bradshaw and Morry Hollowell

Infinity Countdown #2 Review: Fun, Pretty, but Not Substantial

The forge dwarf continues his mysterious work as the repowered group swiftly brings down the massive Scar. Afterwards, this contingent of the Guardians of the Galaxy, Star-Lord, Ant-Man, Gamora, Rocket Raccoon, Groot, and Nova Richard Rider, rejoins Drax the Destroyer and Eve at the Power Stone in the hopes of halting the Chitauri horde and […]

Brian Michael Bendis batman

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 […]

Secret Empire #4 Review: Ditches Fascism, Becomes Enjoyable Read

With the latest issue of Secret Empire by Nick Spencer, Leinil Francis Yu, Rod Reis and Joshua Cassara, we get quite a change of pace from the series thus far. The story largely focuses on the opposing Avengers teams, the underground rebel Avengers led by the AI of Tony Stark, and the Hydr-Avengers, led in […]

H.E.R.B.I.E. Gets Slighted In Marvel’s Top Ten Robots List

Yesterday, in an article about Artificial Intelligence, I referenced Isaac Asminov’s 3 Rules of Robotics. Seems Robotics is on the minds of some folks lately as Marvel has put together their list of their Top 10 Robots in the Marvel Universe. It’s a pretty interesting list that includes a few LMD’s (Life Model Decoys)… which […]

Ultron Attacks Avengers Academy

This weekend has seen yet another Avengers Academy update, this time as the AI Tony Stark has been working on since early on in the game, Ultron, gains sentience and sets up it’s own rival Academy on the doorstep and is using the training bots to attack. This update also introduces long teased character Hawkeye […]

Thor Gets Left Behind In Latest Marvel’s Avengers: Ultron Revolution

Kang seems to have figured out how to mess with the Avengers. He’s taken out Captain America and while heading for a time portal, he screws up Thor’s connection with Mjolnir, causing the Thunder God to get left behind… I’m suddenly picturing Thor played by a young Macaulay Culkin. Marvel’s Avengers: Ultron Revolution airs Sunday […]

From Strip To Script – Onslaught: Marvel Universe

By Josh Hechinger Welcome to From Strip to Script, where I take a page of finished comic art and try to derive a script from it, to see what I can learn from the exercise. I have surprisingly fond memories of Onslaught. For those of you do don’t remember your line-wide crossover events from…oh good […]

Ant-Man Shares More Ties To Iron Man And The Avengers

Here is another tie between Ant-Man and the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the form of a viral video. Marvel has released this faux news promo with Christine Everhart talking about the fall out form the Avengers battle with Ultron in Sokovia. She also plugs a follow-up piece on a thief named Scott Lang who is […]

Some People Just Won’t Let Black Widow/Hawkeye Go…

The Hawk and The Widow: Secret Mission is a novel on the Kindle by Terra Mills. In the Erotic section. It’s could be a clever way to write the Black Widow/Hawkeye romance that fans were denied by Avengers: Age Of Ultron, which revealed Hawkeye’s wife and family, and gave Bruce Banner and the Black Widow a […]

Frank Cho Talks Spider-Gwen, Ultron And The Mary Sue

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCteVb1Y87Y[/youtube] Frank Cho has been interviewed for the Ed The Sock channel, part of what it calls its War On Boobs series. Last week they tackled the portrayal of the female form in video games, in their distinctive macho -rock-sock puppet fashion. This week? Comics, looking at the history of the portrayal of the female […]

Ashley Wood Designs $200 Ultron Doll For 3A

Here’s the 3A statue of Ultron, designed by Ashley Wood, in Classic, Stealth and Ghost editions, each 13 inches tall, fully posable with articulated fingers, and plated armour. Oh and his eyes, mouth, chest and back thrusters all light up. $220 including shipping worldwide. For that price it should be made from adamantium…

When Black Widow Met Ultron – The SNL Parody

Last night Scarlett Johansson guest hosted Saturday Night Live as the show poked fun at Marvel’s lack of a female lead film. What we get is a rom-com with Black Widow working in the fashion industry and trying to date Ultron…  

Jimmy Fallon Tries To Figure Out The Hulks Pants

During the Thank You Letter segment on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, the host discussed the Hulk’s purple pants and how they stretch enough to keep from being naked, yet the ride up his legs making them cullottes… he also thinks Ultron looks like the Terminator as a telemarketer. [youtube]https://youtu.be/NDJI-UIn8a8[/youtube]