Batman ’66 has already teamed with Green Hornet, and now the caped crusader is teaming with the Avengers. No, not THOSE Avengers, but rather Steed and Mrs. Peel, and it’s happening in June!
Over the years, our fictional heroes have developed more rounded personalities and varied motivations, but this has led to moments of conflict as well. In fact, some of our crusading pals even caused enough friction to get themselves fired… Welcome to Ten Things!
In my travels around the magical world of the innernets, I have discovered something interesting: Folks these days seem to be a little too eager to deem something as a “rip-off”. There are dozens of characters in our favorite fictional worlds who are homages, Captain Ersatzes and yes, blatant copies of what is or was successful, many of whom are considered classics these days. The practice of “swiping” is a venerable and sizeable part of our comics history, Faithful Spoilerites, and some examples are more noticeable than others… Welcome to Ten Things!
Hawkeye has been a longtime Avenger and Marvel fan favorite. Time to see what secrets may lurk in Clint Barton’s quiver. So sit back and enjoy as Ashley and Jason begin their lesson. You might learn something. Enter your Mind University!
In addition to the DC television figures Funko Pop Vinyl is bringing to retailers later in 2015 Marvel Studios brought several offerings from their cinematic universe that are mostly building on their preexisting lines: Ultron, Iron Man, Hulk, Hawkeye, Vision, Thor and Captain America all appear dressed for Age of Ultron, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. brings Melinda May and Guardians of the Galaxy fills out some fan favourite charaters including: Ronan, the Collector and Nebula. Which Marvel Pop Vinyls figures are you most looking forward to? Which would you like to see announced in the future? Via – Toyark
NYCC’14: Marvel Comics & IDW Publishing Create The Ultimate Team-Up With The Avengers Micro Comic Fun Packs!
Press Release IDW Publishing and Marvel Comics continue New York Comic Con with one of the most fun announcements of the show as they give Avengers fans one more way to keep up with their favorite Marvel Super Hero team, in the form of The Avengers Micro Comic Fun Packs!
This Veterans’ Day holiday weekend has been a great way to remember those who served in the military to protect our freedoms. It also was a chance to catch Thor: The Dark World for the first time in theaters. It did well, the beneficiary of what was referred to by USA Today’s Scott Bowles as “The Avengers Effect.” He and several other columnists said that the latest Thor flick as well as Iron Man 3 received big boosts in ticket sales because of their being seen in The Avengers last year.
Press Release The Walt Disney Company (Japan) Ltd. announced today that it will produce the first Japanese Marvel animated television series targeted at boys. Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers is based on Marvel’s most popular team of Super Heroes, The Avengers and will premiere nationwide on terrestrial television in spring 2014.