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How MARVEL STUDIOS Lost the Right to One of It’s Biggest ALIEN Villains

As you know, following Marvel’s bankruptcy in the mid 90’s, they decided a quick and easy way to earn revenue (and increase interest in their brand) was to sell film rights for their most famous characters to Hollywood’s big studios. Spider-Man, X-Men, Hulk, Thor, Namor. Nearly everything went! Now, this was well before the current superhero zeitgeist, […]

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HULK Smashes South Africa Real Good

Filming on Avengers: Age of Ultron has started in the Great White nation of South Africa (the sharks dude, talking about the sharks), and Joss Whedon totally started with a Hulk scene. Obviously the big green meathead isn’t on set, on account of the fact that he’s a CGI monster, but his influence can still […]

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STAN LEE Says Spider-Man Can Beat Up Galactus

Stop pestering Stan Lee with all of your ‘Who Would Win in a Fight’ questions, because he’s had it up to here with it (and if you can’t see my hand gestures at home, I’m clearly holding my palm at an arbitrary height which signifies annoyance). The comic book legend has officially decreed that superheroes […]

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THANOS Confirmed For GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY By JAMES GUNN

Good news, Marvel fanboys: everyone’s favorite cameo-stealer Thanos has officially been confirmed for Guardians of the Galaxy by director James Gunn himself, courtesy of our friends at Superhero Hype: “Thanos is a character in our movie,” says Gunn regarding the big bad teased at the end of Marvel’s The Avengers. “…He works with Ronan. In my movie Ronan works for […]

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Brick-Smashing Action in Impressive New LEGO MARVEL Trailer!

A new trailer for the upcoming Lego Marvel Super Heroes video game was released at Gamescom, and it is really good. If this doesn’t hype you for the game, then I swear, nothing will.   [springboard type=”video” id=”777119″ player=”ulfb001″ width=”480″ height=”400″ ]  There are a few things that I really liked about this trailer. The […]

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Hulk & the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. premiere review

Season 1 Episodes 1 & 2 – “Doorway to Destruction”   The newest Marvel animated show debuted this past Sunday on Disney XD. Set in the same universe (and the same animation) as Man of Action’s other shows, Avengers Assemble and Ultimate Spider-Man (that would be creative consultant Paul Dini’s influence), Hulk & the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. […]

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Why AGE OF ULTRON is the Most Disappointing Comic Book Event Ever, a Look Back and History

When Age of Ultron was officially unveiled in November last year, it generated some largely deserved hype. To the general public it was simply, “Alright, this looks cool.” But to longtime comic readers, there was only one word on their minds, “Finally.” Indeed, this book was supposed to have launched in 2012, but got pushed […]

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Never Before Seen Footage From THE AVENGERS

Whenever a piece of Avengers news strikes the web, I feel compelled to admit that I wasn’t the film’s biggest fan. I know, that’s absolute sacrilege, especially coming from your golden fanboy scribe, but I just thought it was… meh. Besides Hulk’s face smashing antics and Robert Downey Jr.’s ever charming wit, the flick felt […]

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