Each weekday, ComicsAlliance brings you a carefully selected variety of links from around the web about comics and comics-related media, including movies, video games, toys, and whatever else might be worth noting. Quite frankly, these are items you may just need to know about to have a productive day. Take a look at today's hand-picked links after the jump.
The Avengers Age of Ultron
It may be the Age of Ultron, but a bad guy from a whole different era will be appearing in the Avengers sequel set for release on May 1, 2015.
Marvel hasn't officially confirmed it, but sources including The Hollywood Reporter are reporting that actor Thomas Kretschmann, who plays Abraham van Helsing on the NBC series Dracula, will take on the role of Baron Wolfgang von Strucker in the Joss Whedon-directed film.