Two new Marvel animated feature trailers have arrived online, each putting a distinct spin on popular Avengers heroes. The trailer for Iron Man: Rise of Technovore (set for a spring, 2013 release) by anime studio Madhouse has the tone of a more mature techno thriller as Iron Man clashes with both Ezekiel Stane and his own friends from The Avengers after being framed for a terrorist attack. Meanwhile in Marvel Animation's CG animated and more kid-targetted Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United (arriving on April 23), more lighthearted
We all know that you wouldn't like Bruce Banner when he's angry, but what about when he's partnered with S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Maria Hill, surrounded by a bunch of brilliant scientists and trying to deal with the creation of the Gamma Bomb and subsequent gamma-irradiated monsters? Mark Waid and Lenil Yu are hoping that you'll like that Banner quite a bit in their new series, The Indestructible Hulk.Talking about the newly-announced Marvel NOW! serie
Classics: Tom Spurgeon's short profile of Jan Strnad and Dennis Fujitake's 1980s sci-fi series, Dalgoda, may will have you begging Fantagraphics to recollect the full run in a hardcover omnibus.
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As a wise man once said -- or at least, as a frog puppet operated by a wise man once sang -- it's not easy being green. That might not seem like a lesson that can be applied to your daily life, but it's definitely one that Paolo Henrique Dos Santos of Rio de Janeiro learned this past week, when he painted himself green for a Hulk costume that he wore for a run.
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You might think, after successfully reinventing the superhero movie genre with a series that has just hit a high point with the multiple-record-breaking The Avengers movie, that television networks would be eager for a piece of the Marvel superhero pie. Turns out, you'd be partially wrong: Of the most recent flurry of Marvel properties vying for live actio
One of the most important themes in superhero comics is "control." Spider-Man works to use his powers responsibly, the X-Men train to master their abilities to protect a world that hates and fears them and Bruce Banner works to help those in need while constantly suppressing the Hulk within
In the afterglow of The Avengers movie's prosperous opening weekend, it's easy to picture the team in their movieverse attire -- especially since it's inspired by the most recognizable components of their comic book costumes. Not every outfit donned by Earth's Mightiest heroes fits into that design equation, however...