Let’s all be glad Stan Lee is still alive. Let’s all be sad that the words “Stan Lee” are still appearing in front of new things. »
Fourteen years ago, a run of X-Men comics took Marvel’s famous mutants out of superhero costumes, put them in rockstar leather uniforms and detoured away from years of dead-end storylines. The X-Men got much cooler. This week, we get to see what happens when the X-Men’s cool runs out.
If all you know about Hawkeye is that he’s a guy who shoots arrows in the Avengers movies, then you don’t know anything about Hawkeye. Lucky for you, then, there’s an excellent comic-book series that shows you just how awesomely complicated Clint Barton is. For example, he’s great with boats. »
The guy running around in one of Marvel’s oldest superhero identities isn’t all that great when it comes to fighting crime. Ant-Man is not a very good boss, either. And, honestly, he could stand to improve a lot as a dad. But his struggles to be a decent dude are what make his comic a great read.
In other words, it’s everything fans wanted in a Deadpool movie, with a side of “big chrome cock-gobbler.” »
There’s more to the LEGO Avengers video game than the two blockbuster movies. During a Comic-Con panel earlier today Stan “The Man” Lee took to the stage to introduce his two cameo characters as well as a few surprise guests.
In a way, nothing matters in the comics Marvel is publishing right now. The future of the company’s superhero universe just got officially revealed today, via teasers that leaked out earlier this week. And the Fantastic Four—as a team and as a family—is nowhere to be seen. Secret Wars might hold the reason why. »
Miles Morales became one of the more popular versions of Spiderman in Marvel’s Ultimate Universe, and now, Marvel Comics is bringing Morales back in the aftermath of the Secret Wars series. Morales will headline Spider-Man when it relaunches this fall. »
Ant-Man games big. LEGO set 76039, Ant-Man Final Battle, is highly recommended to anyone who enjoys photographic tiny people doing big things.
Tony Stark’s Iron Man is easily one the most popular character in the Marvel movie-verse. Once the Secret Wars smoke clears, Brian Michael Bendis and David Marquez are tasked with making him just as popular on the comic page. It’s not going to be easy. »
Yesterday’s Star Wars comic dropped a big bombshell, introducing a character that changes everything we know about the galaxy’s most notorious smuggler. But, along with the newest issue of Darth Vader, it showed the exact moment when the Dark Lord of the Sith learned who Obi-Wan Kenobi’s last padawan was. Yeah, the… »
A question debated by geeks for decades gets answered in this week’s issue of Secret Wars. Spoilers ahead.
Eight years ago, in a Marvel Universe far, far away, Spider-Man was married. Then Marvel editorial had him make a deal with the devil—a villain called Mephisto—and he wasn’t a husband anymore, like it had never happened. It was stupid. People hated it. This week, Marvel’s teasing fans with the a world where that… »