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.
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.
For a couple of weeks, a low quality screen cap of The Avengers: Age of Ultron teaser trailer has been circulating online. It was such a low quality video that it made little sense to feature it on the Major Spoilers website.
Now that a HD version of the video is online, it’s time to share the Ultron-y goodness with everyone.
This August, superstar writer Jonathan Hickman is joined by fan-favorite artist Leinil Yu to show fans what an “Avengers Universe” looks like in Avengers #18! Tying into the blockbuster event of the summer, Infinity, Avengers #18 shows fans what new threats lie beyond the edges of the Marvel Universe!
The Avengers were re-assembled in a bigger and better form, just in time to combat the menace of Ex Nihilo. Their first battle ended inconclusively, but a mysterious “Blackveil” made his way to Earth. Now, Earth’s Mightiest Heroes have discovered that “Blackveil” has another name: NIghtmask. And a second (insanely powerful) superhuman known as a Starbrand has made things even more complicated… It’s a brave new world, with an old New Universe, but will the Avengers survive? Your Major Spoilers review awaits!
Or – “Will It Be A Smashing Debut, A Crashing Bore Or Other Britishy-Sounding Things?”
There will always be a special place in my heart for ‘The Avengers,’ as I used to watch when I was a child. I had no idea who or what they were, or the history behind them, or even that John Steed had accomplices before (and, for that matter, after) Mrs. Peel. All I knew was that the actors were charming, the plots were engaging, and Diana Rigg was utterly beautiful. After the dreadful movie adaptation, I had worried that there would never be another adaptation of the adventures of Steed and Mrs. Peel, and certain not one written by comics legend Mark Waid.
Sometimes, it’s good to be wrong. Your Major Spoilers review awaits!
Marvel’s The Avengers is expected to cross the $600 million domestic box office threshold today, becoming one of only three films in history ever to reach this milestone. The Super Hero film’s global total is now an estimated $1,438.3 million, and it stands as the #3 film of all time globally and domestically.
Mondo, the collectible art boutique arm of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, proudly announces the release of a series of 7 posters honoring MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS, in theaters May 4. Mondo will be releasing character posters for each of The Avengers: Black Widow, Hawkeye, Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk, Thor and a poster featuring the full Avengers team.
One of the big questions I have asked time and time again when talking about superhero fights is, “Who cleans up this mess and pays for the damages?” Farmers Insurance has teamed with Marvel to give those of us in the real world something to think about.
And if you think J.K. Simmons appearing in this spot is a bit meta, take the jump for some behind the scenes actions.