A couple new TV spots have hit for The Avengers, and while TV spots aren’t often much to look at, these two offer slightly different variations on a smirking conversation between Loki (Tom Hiddleston) and Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.) in which the relative virtues of each man’s fighting force are enumerated.

In other words, these two spots give you a better look at the “I have an army” / “we have a Hulk” conversation hinted at in an earlier trailer. And, as commenter Starscream9289 points out, the members of Loki’s army look a hell of a lot like inhabitants of the world Korbin, the most famous of which is Thor supporting character Beta Ray Bill, so memorably created by Walt Simonson. Check ’em out below. Read More »