In this issue: The Major Spoilers crew talk about comic book movie adaptations; what works, what doesn’t, and does it even matter?
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We really don’t know what Marvel Studios will be offering up to theater goers once The Avengers movie is released in a couple of years. Sure there is the popular Iron Man 3, the Spider-Man reboot, and the smaller budgeted Ant-Man and Luke Cage projects, but what about new exciting projects that will bring in a whole new group of movie goers to comic book properties?
Would the Inhumans work as a major motion picture?
That’s the rumor going around the Intardwebz as Badass Digest and On The Grid are reporting.
aliens who were put on Earth as sleeper cell aliens to eventually call back their race to take over the planet. Ultimately, the group of aliens fully assimilates and don’t want to cause war.
Personally, this sounds like the hardest project to sell, and unless there’s something we don’t know about the upcoming Avengers movie, general audience knowledge of these characters is going to be next to nothing, making it harder to bring them on board – especially since the alien invasion/visitation/communication genre has glutted theaters in recent years.
via Badass Digest
War of Kings space opera tale from Marvel continues to do well for the company, and in anticipation of the fourth issue release, Marvel has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek.
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Marvel has announced War of Kings #2 has sold out at the distributor level and is going back to press with a variant cover (above) featuring the interior artwork of Paul Pelletier.
Here’s how Marvel describes the issue:
Watch as the Kree, the Inhumans, and the Shiâ€™ar Empire all lay out their true intentions. Now that Vulcan has unleashed his boundless rage, what will be the fallout?Â There may be no way out for these powerful entities as they head towards a planetary Armageddon!
War of Kings #2 second printing has a cover price of $3.99, and arrives on May 6, 2009.
To build anticipation of the release of the next issue of Marvel’s War of Kings, the company is giving you the chance to read the issue for free on the Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited website.
After the Skrulls threatened his kingdom during Secret Invasion, Black Boltâ€™s quest to ensure Inhuman dominance in the galaxy begins! The acclaimed team of writers Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning, along with fan favorite artist Paul Pelletier, place the Inhumans on a crash course with the Shiâ€™ Ar Empire and their deadly leaderâ€”Vulcan! With appearances from The Imperial Guard, Starjammers, the Guardians of the Galaxy and more, this is one cosmic war you wonâ€™t want to miss!
Unlike some of the other “free” offers, you don’t have to sign up to the Marvel DCU experience to enjoy the issue.
I bet you were through with Secret Invasion, but behold true believers, Secret Invasion: War of Kings has sold out at Diamond Comic Distributors!Â This has prompted the House of Ideas to send the issue back to press with a variant cover…yada…yada…yada.
And yes, War of Kings is a new even that will headline many upcoming titles including War of Kings; Darkhawk #1
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With the revelation that Black Bolt’s been replaced by a Skrull in disguise, it’s time for the Inhumans to get ready for the big payback!