PRESS RELEASE: Since his creation in 1941 by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon, Captain America has gone through numerous evolutions, but always remains as one of the world’s most influential and inspiring Super Heroes. Kicking off a new phase of the year-long celebration of 75 years of Captain America, Marvel Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media have unveiled a slate of heroic activations taking place at San Diego Comic-Con and beyond to honor the First Avenger, along with a wide range of celebratory merchandise.
The first superhero Civil War featured Captain America versus Iron Man for the soul of Marvel’s heroes. Now, Captain America is stuck in the middle, pulled in both directions. Will he choose a side? Your Major Spoilers review of Sam Wilson: Captain America #11 awaits!
Marvel’s brand new character, Mosaic is set to make his Inhuman debut in Uncanny Inhumans #11, and this new teaser indicates he may cross paths with Steve Rogers very soon. Will he expose Captain America’s Hydra secret? Mosaic will launch in October, and will be written by Geoffrey Thorne with art by Khary Randolf. Mosaic, former professional basketball player Morris Sackett, is now a disembodied entity who can inhabit the bodies of others, and access their memories, abilities, and personalities of those he inhabits. Kind of sounds like a Marvel take on Deadman… kinda?
All hail Steve Rogers! You may try to take him down, but like a hydra, Steve Rogers will never stay down for long. Captain America is back, and we take a look at the controversial Captain America: Steve Rogers #1 in this week’s episode.
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[Books] Answer the Civil War question in Captain America vs. Iron Man: Freedom, Security, Psychology
There is a lot to unpack in Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War (as well as the comic book series), and to help you figure out who is right and who is wrong, Travis Langley has a new book titled, Captain America vs. Iron Man: Freedom, Security, Psychology.
With Captain America celebrating his 75th birthday, Marvel has tasked Jim Steranko with creating variants for upcoming issues.
We’ve been talking about the potential synergy between comic book publishers and movie theaters for years now, and some theaters have figured out ways of connecting with their local merchants to sell tie-in materials do fans as the exit the theater. Araca Group gets it too by launching pop-up stores in movie theaters.