Want to play as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on Smite? What can you expect from the third season of The Boys? Did you know Nicolas Cage was once sought after to play Doctor Doom in 2005’s Fantastic Four? Who are the boy band villains in Big Hero 6: The Series? How can you make an appearance on Hulu’s animated M.O.D.O.K. series? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
After getting our first look at Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. this morning, we’re back to break down some highlights from the stop-motion animated comedy’s New York Comic Con panel that just aired. Co-creator and star Patton Oswalt was joined by fellow creator Jordan Blum and cast members Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation), Aimee Garcia (Lucifer), and Melissa Fumero (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) to show off a couple of clips from the series and talk about what fans can expect from this oddball show about the Marvel supervillain who has a comically oversized head. Check out the full panel, or just get the highlights, below. Read More »
At the beginning of December last year, Marvel’s Tigra and Dazzler Show intended for Hulu had a shake-up behind the scenes that resulted in the firing of the showrunner and the entire writing staff of the animated series due to creative differences with Marvel. Now the show has been axed completely, and the Howard the Duck animated series that was also in the works is being thrown out the window too. Read More »
Where is Avengers: Endgame on the domestic box office chart now? Is there a Man-Thing Easter egg in Guardians of the Galaxy? Want to watch the first part of a new Marvel Comics online documentary series about the X-Men? Who was originally also considered for Lois Lane in Man of Steel? Why does Patty Jenkins regret pushing back Wonder Woman 1984 to next summer? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Marvel Studios surprised us all during the Television Critics Association panels by revealing an exciting new partnership with Hulu for four new animated series based on comic books. MODOK, Tigra & Dazzler, Hit-Monkey and Howard the Duck are all getting their own animated shows before joining forces with each other for a crossover series called The Offenders. That’s certainly one way for Marvel to kickstart their streaming projects again after Netflix canceled all of the shows that formed The Defenders.
Kevin Smith is the one tasked with bringing the hilariously raunchy space-hopping mallard Howard the Duck to life in animated form. You might be worried that his animated experience only extends to a short-lived Clerks animated series, but thankfully, he’s working with Aqua Teen Hunger Force‘s Dave Willis to what promises to be a wacky sci-fi comic book comedy. Now Smith has revealed which comics are influencing their Howard the Duck animated series, and he’s also seen footage from MODOK and Hit-Monkey, both of which sound extremely promising.
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