Why Marvel Can't Fail

Guardians of the Galaxy 2 has five mid-credit scenes. If that seems like overkill, you aren’t thinking like Marvel or like most Marvel fans. The post-credits tease has been a clear marketing strategy – disguised perfectly as extra entertainment – ever since Samuel L. Jackson promised to bring Tony Stark (and us) into the Avenger Initiative. It, like a brownie bite version of the delicious omnibus cake, offers millions of fans the ability to check out what’s on the dessert menu directly after gorging on the buffet.

It’s also the perfect symbol for the larger reason why the studio continues to win big: Marvel is sticky.

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Spider-Man Empire Cover - Alan Davis

Want to see a custom Funko POP Vinyl of Yondu as Mary Poppins? What does Josh Gad have to say about his posting of Penguin images? When is Wonder Woman Day? How about a Suicide Squad trailer cut in the style of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2? How adorable is Dafne Keen‘s audition for Logan? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Wonder Woman

Which Marvel movie will get their own Lip Sync Battle episode this weekend? Want to see Dafne Keen training for her role as X-23 in Logan? Which new Thor: Ragnarok character is currently shooting Avengers: Infinity War in Scotland? What do women like about Wonder Woman? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2. - Poster Posse Phase 2

How much could Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 make in its first weekend at the US box office? Would you believe Wonder Woman‘s armpits have been touched up in the latest trailer? Do you want to visit the set of Avengers: Infinity War? What’s the runtime for Wonder Woman? What was Chris Pratt‘s bad idea regarding Ego in Guardians of the Galax Vol. 2? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Injustice 2

What’s the latest twist in the ongoing, controversial Captain America saga in Marvel Comics? Why isn’t James Gunn interested in making a ROM: Spaceknight movie? Want to see a cameo Nathan Fillion made in Guardians of the Galaxy 2 that was cut from the movie? Why isn’t Jeff Goldblum‘s version of Grandmaster blue like he is in the comics?  All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Spider-Man vs Doc Ock Print

Is production on Luke Cage starting soon? Which Avenger does Dave Bautista want to see Drax the Destroyer share a scene with the most? Want to see Rob Liefeld‘s drawing of Josh Brolin as Cable? Do you want to see Bradley Cooper and Vin Diesel recording their voices for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2? Is Wade Wilson‘s blind roommate coming back for Deadpool 2? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Justice League Poster

Would you believe Tom Holland hasn’t actually seen The Empire Strikes Back? When does The LEGO Batman Movie hit home video? Are you ready to see a Watchmen animated movie? Want to make a Batman that looks like Boba Fett in Injustice 2? How do Batman and Wonder Woman react to the Thor: Ragnarok trailer? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Thor Ragnarok Teaser Poster

Would Justice League defeat The Avengers in a fight? Did you notice the Hunt for the Wilderpeople easter egg in the Thor: Ragnarok teaser trailer? Is Vulture more of an Iron Man villain in Spider-Man: Homecoming? When does the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 soundtrack come out? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Chris Evans leaving Marvel

After the fourth Avengers film, Chris Evans‘ contract with Marvel is done. Whether it’ll be the last we see of the actor as Captain America, we’ll have to wait and see. Over a year ago, when asked about starring in more movie Marvel films, Evans said, “If Marvel wants me they got me,” but it’s worth noting Marvel President Kevin Feige has teased these upcoming Avengers films as a new beginning of sorts.

While promoting his new film, Marc Webb’s Gifted, Evans talked about having to one day say goodbye to playing Steve Rogers. Below, check out his most recent comments on walking away at some point.

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How will Black Widow deal with meeting the Guardians of the Galaxy? Who will voice Batman and Harley Quinn in the animated feature with the hero and villain? Will the Black Order be featured in Avengers: Infinity War? What does Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins think of Joss Whedon directing Batgirl? Which DCEU star did Tom Holland hope would end up playing Kraven in the MCU? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »