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MarvelSneak Peek

Marvel Comics sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Strange Tales #2, that arrives in stores October 7, 2009.  Take the jump to see what independent creators do when they get their hands on top Marvel characters.

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GamingMarvel

At the San Diego Comic Con, it was announced that the House of Ideas is sending three of its heroes to the LittleBigPlanet universe and turning them into Sackboys costumes. Marvel showed off three concept renders of Sackboys that may be coming to the PlayStation 3 exclusive, but did not offer dates for the costumes, nor confirm that this would be the extent of the Marvel characters that would be licensed for LittleBigPlanet use. What other Marvel character would you want to play in the game? via Kotaku

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MarvelSolicitations

Marvel has announced Strange Tale MAX #1 is headed our way in September.  The 48-page anthology features stories by Paul Pope, Peter Bagge, Molly Crabapple &John Leavitt, Junko Mizuno, Dash Shaw, James Kochalka, Johnny Ryan, Michael Kupperman, Nick Bertozzi, Nicholas Gurewich, Jason and more, and features a plethora of Marvel characters from Spider-Man to the Hulk. “Flat out, this is the apex of human artistic achievement. This is it. The end. The crowning result of tens of millions of years of evolution, right here, in three packed-to-the-gills issues,” said Editor John Barber. “The philosophy of the book was to have

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crossoverMarvelTop Cow

Press Release LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 25th, 2009– Top Cow Productions, Inc. proudly announced today that the characters from their popular titles Hunter-Killer and Cyberforce will team up against The Mighty Avengers and Thunderbolts from Marvel Comics, in Fusion, a three part crossover mini-series with the first issue to debut in May 2009. As a summer crossover event, Fusion represents an apex in the continuation of an ongoing packaging agreement between Top Cow Productions and Marvel Comics that began in 2006.  The agreement between the two companies produced a number of great stories such as The Darkness/Wolverine, Cyberforce/X-Men, Witchblade/Punisher as

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ContestCosplayMajor Spoilers

Oh boy, did we get a lot of people entering the second annual Major Spoilers Costume Contest.  There were over 50 entries from 20 entrants (yes, some people entered multiple times).  Personally, I think all those who entered the contest deserve kudos for taking the time to make their costume and sending it out for the world to see.  You can tell some of the entrants spent a great deal of time on their costumes, and really get into their work. Without further ado, take the jump to see all the entrants for this year’s contest. UPDATE:  Voting is now

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MarvelPosterPreview

Many of you  guessed those cute cuddly Marvel heroes were indeed based on the Hasbro action figure line aimed at the young’uns.  Today, Marvel announces the Super Hero Squad: Hero Up! One-shot. Written by fan favorite scribe Paul Tobin (Marvel Adventures: Super Heroes) and featuring art by the can’t-miss team of Marcelo DiChiara & Chris Sotomayor, this extra-sized one-shot features all your favorite Marvel characters. Experience the Marvel Universe like never before, as the heroes & villains of Super Hero City clash in epic confrontations! Take a stroll down to the Xavier Institute, past the FF’s Baxter Building…but don’t stray

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HumorVideo

What do you get when you mix Bill Murrary, Dan Aykroyd, Jim Belushi, Margo Kidder, and superheroes?  Classic Saturday Night Live. Imagine trying to get DC and Marvel characters on screen together today, and smoking, non-the-less – just wouldn’t happen.

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HulkMarvelMovies

“The minds of Marvel are sometimes opaque,” Norton told MTV News. “I won’t say [they’re] obtuse, but I don’t have any idea what they want to do.” Norton said he’s also been kept in the dark regarding any plans for him, in his role as Hulk’s alter-ego Bruce Banner, to appear in Marvel’s big team-up project, “The Avengers.” The film, which is expected to feature The Hulk, Iron Man, Captain America and several other Marvel characters, is currently scheduled for a 2011 release. “They’ve got this notion of collecting the Marvel characters,” said Norton, who appeared a bit skeptical of

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AvengersBrian Michael BendisDark ReignDiamond Comic DistributorsMarvel

At the Diamond Comic Distributors’ retail summit, Marvel announced the next major event will be titled Dark Reign.  The series announced by Brian Bendis will follow the after effects of Secret Invasion that will feature a complete change to the Avengers titles.  Bendis will leave Mighty Avengers with issue #20 and launch the new Dark Avengers.  No team replacement for Mighty Avengers has been announced. Marvel also announced Ultimate Avengers by Mark Millar for release in early 2009, Amazing Spider-Man #600 that will ask the question, “What really happened at Spider-Man’s wedding?”, and Marvel Noir, a new black and white

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MarvelSneak Peek

Oh man, I can’t believe this series is actually coming next month.  Marvel has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Marvel Apes #1 that explores the ape universe complete with simian counterparts to all your favorite Marvel characters.

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artBatman

If you loved Dustin Nguyen’s take on the Marvel characters, be prepared to be blown away with this mini version of the Batman Universe. im sure the costumes are all way off and some are more deformed than others. but for some reason, i have no problem improvising costumes and features for Gotham characters. i figure if they looked cool to me, that was fun enough. unlike the marvel one i did here, where i actually had to go out to look for costumes and ref what they kinda look like. Very very cool.  You can see more of Dustin’s

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You have to check out this brilliant piece of work by Dustin Nguyen as he presents his take on the male Marvel characters.  Awesome!

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