When Marvel announced that this year's big summer event comic was called Infinity, I considered faking my own death. I mean, it sounds a bit much, doesn't it? "Infinity?" As in, "having no end?" Didn't we already do that with Secret Invasion? Still, an event with no ending is good news for whichever minority character was meant to die in the last chapter.
But it turns out Infinity is actually a pretty tight sprawl, as sprawls go. The main series is six issues. The story spills over into six issues of Avengers and four issues of New Avengers. And everything else will tie-in somehow, because, hey kid, nice wallet you got there, be a shame if something happened to it.
So I didn't fake my own death! I'm here, present and correct, to provide ComicsAlliance's exclusive and totally spoiler-riddled guide to Infinity: ComicsAlliance x Infinity!It'll be over before you know it.
Over the past couple years, we've actually seen quitea bit of what THQ Australia's Skrull-filled Avengers video game would have looked like if it hadn't been canceled. Much of that art was of big, bulky Skrulls with superhero powers, but that apparently was only going to be one aspect of the game's bad guys.
Artist James Brouwer posted a set of images of some of his concept art to his blog a while back, and its Skrulls look quite a bit sleeker. There's also a lot more attention paid to Skrulls shifting into female forms. Check out what could have been after the jump, along with a video of the game that never was.
After some uncertainty about Robert Downey Jr.'s return for The Avengers 2 and subsequent Iron Man sequels, Marvel confirmed todaythat the actor will once again play Tony Stark...at least two more times.
A few folks (including Daredevil writer Mark Waid and ComicsAlliance's Chris Sims) have referred to elements of director Zack Snyder's Man of Steel as "disaster porn," but just how much damage is actually dealt by Superman, Zod and company in the movie?
In a somewhat surprising but certainly welcome move from the once resolutely periodical-based Marvel Comics, the House of Ideas has announced plans for a new line of original graphic novels presented in an oversized format with what the publisher describes as "sophisticated packaging and design." Labeled "Marvel OGN," the line'
Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes fans may not have been able to pick up their favorite Marvel heroes and villains as part of a proper toy line, but it looks like Hasbro will be releasing Avengers Assembleaction figures right out of the gate. T
What happens when you mix Steve Rogers, Harvey Pekar and James Kochalka together? Apparently, the answer is Steve Rogers' American Captain, a fictional diary comic by America's favorite super-soldier that helps him try to make sense of the world in which he's woken up, sixty-plus years after ending up frozen after fighting Nazis.
American Captain - its name pointing to the debts the strip owes both Harvey Pekar's autobio comic American Splendor and James Kochalka's just-finis
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