Mason has the bug – well, technically it is an arachnid, but he’s all about Ultimate Spider-Man and the LEGO sets that have been released. Released in 2012, here is his build and review of set 76004: Spider-Man Super-Cycle Chase.
Fury Max is Garth Ennis’s take on Nick Fury as a Cold Warrior, trading in his jet pack and blue bodysuit for extrajudicial killings and murky political maneuverings. Fighting the Viet Cong instead of Hydra, and working for the CIA instead of SHIELD, this version of Nick Fury is more realpolitik than superhero. Major Spoilers has the review of Fury Max #9 so you can decide if this gritty tale of a real-world cigar-chomping one-eyed spy is for you. Plus: bonus Frank Castle!
Cage’s Avengers have started to come into their own as a group, but can the team handle a mortally wounded Mockingbird on their first real mission together? Also, what was Fury putting together back in the late 1950’s? Find out after the jump.
Sometimes I wish I had the money to throw my favorite writers and artists in a room and say “GO! CREATE THE AWESOME!” While I don’t have the money, or god-like powers needed to accomplish such a thing, I do have access to Deviant Art, and Comic Twart where I can get a taste of what might be or what could have been. Today’s Art Appreciation Moment of the Day takes a look at Nick Fury as only Evan Shaner could create.
Marvel has announced that all new and renewing subscribers to Marvel’s Digital Comics Unlimited service, not only get a slew of digital comics, but each account will also get an exclusive Hasbro Marvel Universe Nick Fury action figure. â€œHasbro is very excited to be teaming up with Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited for this exclusive giveaway,â€ said Billy Lagor, Senior Director of Hasbroâ€™s Global Brand Strategy & Marketing, Marvel.Â Â â€œWe truly value and appreciate the connection that we have with our Marvel fans and hope that shows in our action figures.â€ Marvel is making it clear, you need to sign up
Much like the public quote fest that took place between Iron Man director Jon Favreau and Marvel over Iron Man 2, Samuel Jackson and Marvel have been talking back and forth through the media for some time as the two tried to work out a deal to get Jackson back in the eyepatch of Nick Fury.Â Things looked pretty tense as Marvel did away with Terrence Howard and replaced him with Don Cheadle in the role of Jim Rhodes. The good news is a deal has been reached.Â The better news is Jackson has signed a nine – NINE! –
Nick Fury and his team of Secret Warriors have sold out at the distributor level, prompting Marvel to go back to press with Secret Warriors #1 — complete with a variant printing.Â The Brian Michael Bendis penned issue, features a new cover utilizing interior art by Stefano Caselli.
Negotiations with Sam Jackson’s people and Marvel Studios doesn’t look like it is going too well.Â Mr. Jackson did an interview with the LA Times where he explained his position, and why he may not don the eye patch in upcoming Marvel movies. “There was a huge kind of negotiation that broke down. I don’t know. Maybe I won’t be Nick Fury. Maybe somebody else will be Nick Fury or maybe Nick Fury won’t be in it. There seems to be an economic crisis in the Marvel Comics world so [they’re saying to me], ‘We’re not making that deal.’” Economic
Wow. I mean, wow! Did you read Secret Invasion? Did you pay attention to the Who Do You Trust? campaign? Remember that Nick Fury picture? Where is Nick Fury, and is he a Skrull? Answer will be revealed April 23, 2008 in Mighty Avengers #12 featuring the return of the cigar chomping, one eyed hero. Marvel Comics has kindly slipped us a sneak peek of the issue.