Who would win in a fight, Wade Wilson or Hal Jordan? Although we may never see the two battle it out mano a mano, it seems that two Hollywood film studios could be going to war over the presence of Ryan Reynolds
In the past decade, we've seen that comic book movies, even relatively obscure comic book movies, have the ability to transcend their genre and be very impressive films, while making boatloads of sweet, sweet money for their creators. Still, not all comic book characters auto
The status quo of storytelling in Big Two comics is an endless series of status quo shifts and it's been this way for quite some time. The aftermath of one "big story" usually leads right into the next one, and what seems like a third of any given set of titles will fall under some sort of banner, letting us know that the book in question is a part of a larger story, even if the connection is tenuous at best
A close reading of Marvel's recent "Siege" event revealed a very unique structure underlying the story: the whole thing read a lot like a giant Pokémon battle between superheroes and supervillains with Asgard as the arena. Just imagine Thor and the Sentry stored inside Pokéballs, waiting in Captain America and Norman Osborn's potion-lined pockets and the whole thing totally just works. That, combined with the recent announcement that "Pokémon: Black" and "Pokémon: White" are poised to hit retail in spring of 2011 ensures both properties are weighing heavily on our hearts, minds and souls.
This realization led assistant editor/Photoshopper Caleb Goellner and I to a most interesting question: What if the Marvel Universe merged with the Pokémon Universe? Keep reading for our picks of 12 PokéMarvel Mashups!
It's okay. You can say it. I know it's not popular, but I promise, I won't tell anybody - you're nervous about Joss Whedon directing "The Avengers" for Marvel Studios.
No, this does not make you a bad person, or even a bad nerd. Joss Whedo
Ulises Farinas, creator of the webcomic MOTRO for the ACT-I-VATE collective, had a series of prints available at the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art Festival in New York that ventured into familiar fictional universes by way of Lego mini-figures.
Farinas' three Lego prints show vast, sweeping battle scenes set in the Marvel, DC and Star Trek u
Since his mainstream comics debut nearly five years ago, writer Fred Van Lente has been one of our favorite writers, climbing slowly but steadily to prominence by self-publishing books like the Xeric Award-winning "Action Philosophers" while simultaneously rising through the ranks at Marvel Comics, making his name first in the "Marvel Adventures" line aimed at younger readers, before moving on to the "Marvel Zombies" series, and his widely acclaimed run on "Incredible Hercules," which recently came to a close