I’ve got someone on the inside who is working on both the Transformers and Jon Favreau’s upcoming Iron Man movies. He’s sworn to secrecy, but we do know the following image is not what Tony Stark’s armour will look like in the Iron Man flick. Kind of look like a cross between Power Rangers and Ultraman. This design was created by Brandon Perlow, who has done some TV and film graphics work. Looks pretty cool to me. You can find more of Brandon’s work at his website. via Screen Rant (link)
I’m a big fan of stop motion animation; pose the figure, take a snap, adjust the figure, take a snap, and so on. Lego had a stop motion set about 7 years ago using Marvel’s Spider-Man characters, but that was quite pricey. Jazwares has released their own stop motion package called Marvel Heroes Ani-Movie. Aimed at kids this $59.99 package contains several backgrounds and four flat cardboard figures (Spider-Man, Hulk, Green Goblin, and Dr. Doom). Cardboard? Come on, gimme a break, this thing will last all of 20 minutes before Bobby and Susie get in a fight and rip the
MARVEL FORMS PARTNERSHIP WITH DABEL BROTHERS PRODUCTIONS TO ADAPT BEST SELLING NOVELS INTO COMIC BOOKS AND GRAPHIC FICTION WORKS
New York Times Bestselling Author Laurell K. Hamilton’s Anita Blake Franchises Series Marks First Project Under The New Agreement NEW YORK – Comic book studio Dabel Brothers Productions, LLC has joined forces with leading publisher Marvel Comics to adapt some of the most popular fantasy, science fiction and horror novels into comic books and graphic novels. Through the partnership, Marvel has signed on as the exclusive publisher for Dabel Brothers Productions, obtaining the marketing, print and distribution rights. The Dabel Brothers will continue to operate as an independent entity working with science-fiction, fantasy and horror authors on story development.
Director Tim Story has posted an update at his blog on how the shooting for Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer movie is coming along. So it has begun! The Fantastic Four have been photographed for Rise of The Silver Surfer. Felt like old times. Everyone’s back in the mix and really picking their characters up where we last left off. We also shot Andre Braugher for the first time. He plays General Hager, an old acquaintance of Reed Richards and one of the major additions to the movie. Jessicas is looking amazing. Chris has his energetic performance firing
Runaways fans have been in a panic since Brian K. Vaughan announced last week that he and artist Adrian Alphona would be leaving the title they started after issue #24. But great news has arrived as Vaughan has helped handpick his successor, the superstar writer behind the best-selling Astonishing X-Men – Joss Whedon.
The MAX imprint at Marvel is preparing for a blizzard of activity this winter as the ongoing Punisher MAX series will be joined by a slew of exciting mini-series including Hellstorm: Son of Satan, Foolkiller, Zombie, Wisdom, Haunt of Horror: H.P. Lovecraft. In order to preview all of the upcoming MAX projects, Marvel is offering a low-priced MAX sampler to give fans a taste of the different adult-themed series hitting stands this winter.
Gwen Stacy is back, with no memory of what has occurred in the Ultimate Universe since her demise. What’s worse, the Clone Saga gets more intense as S.H.E.I.L.D. finds out Peter Parker is being cloned, and Aunt May shows up…
Fantastic Four New Series Premiere Leads Cartoon Network’s Prime Time and Total Day Double-Digit Growth Among Kids 6-11
(Cartoon Network Press Release)Boosted by the heroic exploits of its newest animated series from Marvel Comics and Moonscoop Animation, Cartoon Network’s premiere of Fantastic Four (Saturday, 8 p.m.) scored double-digit delivery and ratings gains among targeted kids 6-11, according to preliminary data from Nielsen Media Research. The performance helped the network chart mostly double-digit prime time and total day weekly delivery and ratings growth vs. the same time period last year among all key demos, including kids 6-11, kids 2-11 and tweens 9-14.
Civil War is encompassing the entire Marvel Universe and the effects of the war are being felt by every hero, villain, and civilian. Civil War: Choosing Sides One-Shot features five stories that shine a spotlight on the wildcards and impact players whose part in the Civil War has yet to be told, including Daredevil/Iron Fist, U.S. Agent, the Irredeemable Ant Man, Venom, and even…Howard the Duck!?
Stan Lee commemorates his 65th year at Marvel with a series of one-shots uniting him with his greatest characters! The first of these, Stan Lee Meets Spider-Man, features an encounter between Stan and everybody’s favorite wall-crawler, penned by “The Man” himself.
Brian K. Vaughan to Leave Runaways With Issue #24 The Runaways recently lost one of their own when a teammate died in Runaways #18 and now they’re about to lose two more members of the family as writer and co-creator Brian K. Vaughan is leaving the title with issue #24 along with co-creator and penciler Adrian Alphona. Vaughan’s run on the Runaways will span 42 issues, in that time accumulating a rapid fan base as well as a wealth of critical praise, winning several awards.
Marvel Comics tells Major Spoilers Heroes for Hire #1, coming out of the events of Civil War, has sold out at Diamond and a Second Printing Variant is on its way. We have a preview and the new cover after the jump. (press release) In Heroes for Hire #1, writers Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray along with fan-favorite artist Billy Tucci (Shi) bring to you a new ongoing series filled to the brim with action, adventure, and kung fu.
Marvel has sent Major Spoilers a preview of the upcoming Civil War Wolverine cross over. I’ve always dug Ramos artwork, so this one is a definite buy. Take the jump for more pages and possible spoilers.