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‘Avengers 2’ Reveals Four New Alternate IMAX Posters

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Marvel

Like any major motion picture these days, Avengers 2 is set to open on IMAX screens, giving fans a chance to watch Earth’s mightiest heroes battle evil on a screen larger than their house. And like any major motion picture opening in IMAX, attendees at the opening night screenings will be given a special poster to commemorate the occasion. And since Marvel is really good at getting fans hyped up, they’ve gone ahead and created four separate posters.

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From Shaman to Equinox: The Challenges and Failures of Indigenous Representation in Superhero Comics

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DC's recent announcement of a new post-Convergence lineup of titles offered promising signs of diversification at the publisher, with Gene Luen Yang, securing a high profile assignment on Superman with John Romita, Jr., and fellow Asian-American creators Sonny Liew, Ming Doyle, and Annie Wu picking up new titles, plus several LGBT creators on titles, including Steve Orlando on Midnighter and James Tynion IV on Constantine; and black author David F. Walker taking over Cyborg. It was great to see so many non-cis-straight-white-male demographic groups represented, both in characters and creative teams.

These announcements go some way towards correcting ongoing imbalances in the mainstream comic industry, but as ComicsAlliance editor Andrew Wheeler noted in his coverage; "this is the superhero comic version of diversity, where ‘any’ feels like a victory; any non-white creators, any women, any queer representation. Any is not enough.” Thinking about that statement, a question occurred to me;

“Are there any indigenous characters or creators?”

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SH Figuarts Avengers Figures Mark the ‘Age of Ultron’

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Bandai

Bandai originally teased the Avengers: Age of Ultron SH Figuarts series with a look at Iron Man MK XLIII, but the rest of the line-up has finally been revealed this week. In addition to the MK XLIII Iron Man, we'll be seeing Thor, Captain America, Hulk, and the all-new Iron Man MK XLV. Oh, and probably an armor you've never heard of called Hankbuster? No, wait. Hulkbuster. Yeah. That's the one.

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Avengers Meets Menswear in ‘Five Four Club x Marvel’ Collection

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In preparation for Avengers: Age of Ultron, Five Four Club is collaborating with Marvel in designing an Avengers-themed menswear collection, launching April 1st. Five Four Club is a monthly subscription service that offers deals and stylist options on exclusive men's apparel to its members; each month, members receive a full outfit catered to their style tastes, from casual to business ready looks.

The Five Four Club x Marvel collaboration is a sophisticated, fashion-forward approach to the Avengers with a collection includes stylized hoodies and sportswear fit for Thor, crisp reversible button-up shirts in Captain America's color scheme, and tailored blazers with hidden pockets and Iron Man-printed lining.

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13 Facts You May Not Have Known About Ultron

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Everyone loves comic book trivia, but with 75 years of superhero comics behind us right now, there’s always some new obscure fact to learn. That’s why ComicsAlliance is going deep into the minutiae of your favorite characters in our new video series. You think you know comics? Well here’s a few things you might not know!

With Ultron set to appear as the big bad in this year's Avengers sequel, this week we're taking a closer look at the unkillable mechanoid consciousness who just wants to destroy all flesh. Find out what obscure television series inspired the creation of Ultron, how his upgrades affected another more popular comics character, and why on earth a genocidal robot overlord would be caught dead wearing a trench coat and fedora, as well as several other equally interesting facts.

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Going Behind the ‘Age of Miracles’ With Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver on the ‘Avengers 2’ Set

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We presume you know all about Ultron by now. He's big and shiny and angry. But, what of Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch? In the trailers and posters we see them fighting alongside both Ultron and The Avengers. Are they good? Bad? Who are these guys?

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New ‘Daredevil’ Posters Bring Out the Whole Hell’s Kitchen Cast

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Marvel / Netflix

Marvel’s Netflix Daredevil dropped some major teasers in its last motion poster, but with the premiere of all 13 episodes just over a week away, it’s time for a closer look at the Hell’s Kitchen cast. What new secrets are hiding in the full set of character posters for Marvel’s Daredevil?

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‘The Wolverine 2’ Will Be Hugh Jackman’s Last Outing as the ‘X-Men’ Character

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20th Century Fox

Recently, Hugh Jackman expressed a desire to continue playing Wolverine until he dies — or until Fox decides his time is up. It looks like that time is fast approaching, as Jackman himself has announced that The Wolverine 2 will be his final outing as the iconic X-Men character, although whether or not he’ll appear in X-Men: Apocalypse remains uncertain.

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‘Deadpool’ First Look: Ryan Reynolds Reveals the Movie Costume

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20th Century Fox

Deadpool has finally begun filming after over 8 years in development. It's been a long time for Ryan Reynolds and fans of the merc with a mouth, but to help thank you for your support (and help getting this movie made), Reynolds has tweeted out the first look at his new costume in the film.

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Hot Toys Announces ‘Age of Ultron’ Exhibition, Exclusive Iron Man Figure

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Hot Toys

To commemorate the release of Avengers: Age of Ultron in Asia, Hot Toys will be traveling to eight different cities with its "Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron Exhibition." The tour will show off some life-size recreations of the stars and heroes of the film, all crafted by Hot Toys' artists, as well as offering an exclusive Iron Man figure at each stop.

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