Captain America: The First Avenger

How heavily armed is Jon Bernthal‘s Punisher? Where can you see the new Batmobile in person? Is a new JLA animated series in the works? What does Chris Evans think of Captain America‘s love life? How did Avengers: Age of Ultron shoot that Seoul car chase? How cute is Tom Holland‘s childhood Spidey suit? What’s Heroes Reborn‘s HRG been up to? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »


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GOTG Gamora origin story

For the past month, Disney XD has been teasing its upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy animated series with origin story shorts focused on each of the Guardians. First we saw Star-Lord’s, then Groot’s, Rocket’s, and Drax’s. And now, last but certainly not least we have Gamora’s.

If you saw James Gunn’s movie, you already know her history in broad strokes: She’s the adopted daughter of Thanos, who killed the rest of her race, and she eventually decides to betray him. But the animated Gamora origin story adds more detail to that biography, and even includes a fun cameo by another Guardian. Watch the video after the jump.  Read More »

Selina Kyle t-shirt

Did you know it’s Jack Kirby‘s birthday? How great is that Doctor Strange cast? Is Batman v Superman‘s Henry Cavill worried about superhero movie fatigue? Why was everyone crying on the Deadpool set? What’s Groot really saying? Which Daredevil character is getting some romance next season? Just how much money did the Arrow / Stardust feud raise for charity? Does The Flash look a little different in this Season 2 promo? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »

avengers guardians crossover

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is quickly expanding, and maybe we’re taking for granted that it will all collide and connect at some point. When Marvel announced the two-part two-film event The Avengers: Infinity War, we all assumed that we’d see all of the Marvel heroes in this one epic story. And we might see both the Guardians of the Galaxy and The Avengers in those movies, but don’t expect to see the two teams crossover on the big screen — at least according to Jeremy Renner, who plays Hawkeye in the films. Lets hear Hawkeye’s thoughts on a potential Avengers Guardians crossover.

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Guardians of the Galaxy Drax Origin Story

Following Star-Lord, Groot, and Rocket Raccoon, Drax the Destroyer has finally gotten his own prequel short from the Guardians of the Galaxy animated series. The fierce and fearless warrior revealed himself to be a bit of a secret softie in the movie, and judging by this video he’s always been that way. See the Drax origin story after the jump. Read More »

Guardians of the Galaxy 2 composer

Guardians of the Galaxy composer Tyler Bates will return for director James Gunn‘s Guardians of the Galaxy sequel Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. More on the Guardians of the Galaxy 2 composer after the jump.

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Rocket Raccoon origin story

You’ve seen Groot’s origin story, and Star-Lord’s. Now find out how Rocket Raccoon became the irascible scamp we know and love — and how exactly he came to hook up with gentle giant Groot — in the latest Guardians of the Galaxy animated series short. Watch the Rocket Raccoon origin story after the jump.  Read More »

Howard the Duck trailer remix

Even though X-Men from the year 2000 may have been the first Marvel Comics film that truly launched the comic book movie boom that hasn’t stopped in 15 years (and is showing no signs of slowing down), the very first theatrical movie based on a Marvel comic was Howard the Duck in 1986. Sadly, and hilariously, it was an absolute disaster.

But ever since Marvel Studios revived the character for a credits scene appearance in Guardians of the Galaxy, there’s been a resurgence of interest in the wise-cracking, anthropomorphic duck named Howard. And that’s mainly because fans think that Marvel Studios can do the character justice on the big screen now, not unlike Rocket Raccoon.

And now a new trailer remix gives Howard the Duck the Marvel cinematic universe treatment by blending footage from the original movie with Marvel Studios movies, imagining a big screen reboot in today’s world. Watch the Howard the Duck trailer remix now! Read More »

Guardians of the Galaxy Groot origins

Groot was the breakout favorite from last summer’s Guardians of the Galaxy, but for a variety of reasons — including the film’s running time, its narrative scope, and the fact that Groot is only capable of saying the words “I am Groot” — we never really got to dig into his backstory. Where did this lovable tree-creature come from? Who taught him how to fight like that? And how did he meet his BFF Rocket?

We’ll have to wait and see if any of those questions are answered in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, but in the meantime his animated counterpart is getting a bit more history. Disney XD has unveiled a Groot origin story short ahead of its new cartoon series Guardians of the Galaxy, delving back into his childhood on an entire planet of Groots. Watch the Groot origin story after the jump.  Read More »