Every movie set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe contains at least a couple Easter eggs (along with a cameo from famous Marvel writer Stan Lee). They’re there — if you know where to look and what to look for (it helps to have spent a lifetime reading comic books and books about comic books and watching television shows based on comic books and you get the idea). For those of you still acclimating yourself to the magical world of Marvel — and for those Marvel zombies who just want to make sure they caught everything — we’ve compiled this extensive gallery of the best and geekiest Marvel Easter eggs so far.
Iron Man 2
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Actor Terrence Howard appeared on Bravo's Watch What Happens Live Thursday night in a knit cap and a kimono, because, you know, that's what you wear for a television interview show notorious for getting its guests drunk to chat and take a few viewer questions.
When a caller asked why Howard didn't reprise the role of James Rhodes in Marvel Studios' I
Play Imaginative's previously previewed 1/12 scale Iron Man 3 heroes will soon have some compatible die-cast foes to square off against. This spring four flavors of Iron Man 2 drone are getting the Super Alloy treatment next year. While they lack the human touch of bad guy options like the Iron Monger, Whiplash, Aldrich Killian or even... Trevor Slattery, the roughly 6" tall limited edition Air Assault, Tactical Assault, Ground Assault and Sea Assault drone action figures should make for fun army-building if you collect toys with a Tony Stark budget.
The Iron Man 3 trailer gave fans a grim vision of an approaching future where all of Tony Stark's classic armors are blown to hell by his enemies. Hot Toys fans needn't fear such badness for their 1/6th scale collections, however, as the company has an Iron Man 2-era Diorama Series due out around May that recreates Tony's Hall of Armors in
As great as many blockbuster films look on screen these days, we live in a strange age where most official movie posters are essentially constantly-reconfigured collages with many devolving into outright Photoshop Disasters. In the tradition of Mondo's stable of artists delivering much more interesting contemporary and classic movie posters in
Fitness: The Buff Dudes lay out a workout regimen that can get you as ripped as Thor.
Movies: Speaking of Thor, Thor: The Dark World has cast Richard Brake and Clive Russell as an Einherjar captain and the god of war Tyr, respectively.
Gaming: Coinciding with the release of The Av