The Clone Saga gets more complicated in this issue of Ultimate Spider-Man, but is this a good thing? The 90’s Clone Saga turned many readers off because, well… it was complicated. However, Bendis seems hell bent on fixing the story and making it intriguing, exciting, and fun.
Hollywood North Report is reporting the Fantastic Four and the Silver Surfer movie is schedule to begin shooting in Vancouver August 28, 2006. The shoot is scheduled for five months with a wrap date of January 31, 2007. via Hollywood North Report (link)
Yesterday, during the Marvel Studios Analyst webcast, the company revealed more details on their future projects. Direct-to-DVD Features Status Ultimate Avengers 2 – Released 8/8/06 Iron Man – In production Doctor Strange – In production Teen Avengers – Development TV Series Fantastic Four – In production Wolverine and the X-Men – Pre-production Iron Man – Development Spider-Man – Development
If you remember the Strange Tale of Aquaman I told you about previously, then you are aware that Hollywood is all a twitter over the thought of making an underwater superhero movie. Well it looks like Marvel may have beat DC to the punch when it revealed yesterday it has licensed its Namor character to Universal Pictures for a feature motion picture that is still To Be Determined. Namor or Aquaman? Does it really matter?
Here is the New Comic Release list for comics scheduled for August 09, 2006. There may be items on this list that are not shipped at the last minute, or new material may be added. Check with your local retailer for more details.Thanks to Collector’s Pair of Dice for assisting in the building of this list. This list was last updated August 08, 2006
While boring to many, read the following carefully as it reveals some of the new projects Marvel Entertainment has under development, and where the company is going in the future. Press Release Follows: Aug. 7, 2006–Marvel Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: MVL – News), a global character-based entertainment and licensing company, today reported operating results for the second quarter and six-month periods ended June 30, 2006.
The 13th Annual Wizard Fan Awards were announced Friday night at Wizard World Chicago. Marvel Comics walked away with 14 awards, with DC right behind with nine. The complete award winner list follows. Major Spoilers wishes to congratulate all of the winners.
Here are some more images from the two previews for Doctor Strange and Iron Man animated DVDs that are on the upcoming Ultimate Avengers 2 DVD (August 8 ). Both of the two direct to DVD movies tell origin stories of the lead characters, so you don’t have to see either of the Ultimate Avenger movies to know what is going on. A couple of facts: Iron Man will be a 3D generated character, while Doctor Strange will be a real S.O.B. at the beginning of the feature.
X-Men: Phoenix Warsong, the sequel to the fan-favorite and best-selling X-Men: Phoenix Endsong, continues the story of the Phoenix Force as it returns from the ashes once again. Plus, Mike Mayhew is providing a variant cover to X-Men: Phoenix Warsong #1 featuring the Three-In-One Stepford Cuckoos. The Phoenix Force returns, but what part do the Stepford Cuckoos play in it all? Plus, with the Phoenix Force back, who will the primal creature tap as its host this time around? It’ll be up to the Astonishing X-Men to quell the Phoenix’s hunger. Be sure to pick up the next chapter in
Just a few more days before Ultimate Avengers 2 is released on DVD, but we got an early look at the trailer for one of the next DVD releases from Lionsgate and Marvel Studios. Doctor Strange will more than likely release in the first quarter of 2007, and will be an origin story. Via Comics Continuum (link)
Sony Pictures TV has launched a direct to DVD to distribute projects that have no network attachments. The new division is called Culver Entertainment and will launch with a 13 part animated Spider-Man collection. The DVD will be released next year. Culver Entertainment will focus on franchise stuff first, and eventually release original scripted comedies and dramas. While the company is currently in talks with potential advertisers, they are also considering broadband distribution for their content as well. Via Variety (link)
Here is the New Comic Release list for comics scheduled for August 2, 2006. There may be items on this list that are not shipped at the last minute, or new material may be added. Check with your local retailer for more details. Thanks to Collector’s Pair of Dice for assisting in the building of this list. This list was last updated August 1, 2006
Sci Fi Wire has an interview with Thomas Haden Church, who plays Sandman in the next Spider-Man 3 flick, on the amount of training needed to get in shape for the film. “No. … I mean, … you know, you just … try to once again … toe the line and do what’s asked of you. … But it’s different. … It’s been a great discipline. I worked out for about probably 16 months, and … it was a good … discipline to have in my life. It was very invigorating to reincorporate that.” Via Sci Fi Wire (link)