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Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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  1. Ryan
    March 7, 2008 at 9:08 pm — Reply

    I can see the people flocking to the comic book shops now. …that was bad.

  2. davek
    March 7, 2008 at 9:45 pm — Reply

    I must have missed something. The narrator was talking about “Not these two” at the end of the trailer… one of the pics was Spiderman. Was the other James Barnes aka New Captain America?

  3. Unimpressed
    March 8, 2008 at 2:34 am — Reply

    it seems like someone’s seen Cloverfield… too bad, really…

  4. Mr. Dou
    March 8, 2008 at 9:36 am — Reply

    You know, I don’t really see the point in being cynical about this. Maybe it just appeals to the side of me that loves the classic, cheesy B-Movie variety, which Secret Invasion is sort of being marketed similarly to, even down to the logo’s typeface, but I for one think that Marvel’s hype machine has been on top of things with this event. Faux propaganda like this is just what it takes to get someone into this, and I for one think that this is going to be the best event since Secret Wars, and I said the same thing about Civil War.

  5. Jim
    March 8, 2008 at 1:11 pm — Reply

    that was craptacular. the secret invasion logo is very “Mars Attacks” style, too.

  6. Brother129
    March 8, 2008 at 1:11 pm — Reply

    I didn’t get it either…..

  7. hermit
    March 8, 2008 at 3:09 pm — Reply

    i didn’t like the video. there was too many jump cut and they were annoying

  8. March 8, 2008 at 5:01 pm — Reply

    Whew, at least I’m not the only one who didn’t get it.

  9. Rowan
    March 9, 2008 at 12:05 pm — Reply


  10. J'osh
    March 9, 2008 at 10:39 pm — Reply

    This “hype” is so forced. Perhaps the story doesn’t really stand on its own? Who do your trust? Who do you think will be used as an editorial magic wand?

  11. J'osh
    March 10, 2008 at 4:17 am — Reply

    I know I’ve heard that Iron Man isn’t a Skrull but has anyone said that Tony Stark isn’t?

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