What was Ryan Reynolds doing at Marvel Studios? Will Stephen Amell become Spectre in the final season of Arrow? Want to see what Matthew McConaughey could have looked like as Ego in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2? Did Zoe Kravitz hint at her casting in The Batman last month? Could Thor: Love & Thunder used Jane Foster‘s cancer storyline? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Want to see some of the alternate suits that Spidey almost wore in Spider-Man: Far From Home? Will the Titans pop up on Crisis on Infinite Earths after all? Is Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje coming back as Killer Croc for The Suicide Squad? How much money will Gary Glitter get for his song appearing in Joker? What Batman 1989 cast member is actually appearing in Crisis on Infinite Earths? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
It’s been 22 years since X-Men (aka X-Men: The Animated Series) went off the air, but arguably the most famous aspect of that show – its stellar opening theme song – is now at the center of a lawsuit that was filed against companies like Marvel, Apple, Amazon, The Walt Disney Company, and more. The suit claims that the iconic instrumental opening rips off the theme song from a 1980s Hungarian TV show called Linda, and you can listen to both songs below to see if you think he has a point. Read More »
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This past summer, the X-Men franchise as it existed at 20th Century Fox came to an end. But Marvel’s mutants didn’t go out with a bang, but with the whimper of a new take on a story they already tried to tell back in 2006, and they even brought c0-writer Simon Kinberg back and let him direct this time.
Dark Phoenix tried to pack one of the best X-Men storylines from Marvel Comics into a movie that also had the burden of bidding farewell to Professor X, Magneto and the loyal bands of mutants that have been following them for nearly two decades. Unfortunately, this movie missed the mark in nearly every single way, barely registering as a sequel, let alone the end of one of the biggest superhero franchises of the 21st century. Or as the Dark Phoenix trailer succinctly puts it, maybe it was a bad idea to put so much emphasis on Mystique just because she was played by Jennifer Lawrence. Read More »
Who was the first character to die in Marvel Comics? Want to see a clip of Batman guest starring on Scooby-Doo and Guess Who? What reference is there to Bamtan: The Animated Series in Joker? Where will Bat signals shine for Batman Day on September 21? How can you win $10,000 in a contest sponsored by Watchmen? Want to see how a life-size Batman LEGO model was built for Comic-Con? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Want to play as the Joe Fixit version of Hulk in the upcoming Marvel’s Avengers video game? What is Tim Drake‘s new superhero name in DC Comics? What are the working titles for Loki, WandaVision and Falcon and the Winter Soldier? When could Venom 2 start shooting? How much has the Rotten Tomatoes score for Joker dropped since premiering at Venice? How did Thanos change after Josh Brolin‘s performance? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
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Posted on Thursday, September 12th, 2019 by Ben Pearson
Disney+ is currently available in the Netherlands as part of a sneak preview of the company’s new streaming service, and some of those early subscribers noticed that both X-Men: The Animated Series and Spider-Man: The Animated Series are available to stream. Their inclusion in the Disney+ library is news to us, but as someone who spent a considerable portion of my childhood watching these shows, I’m psyched to see them so easily available again.
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After tackling the back-to-back Marvel Studios sequels Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, the directing duo of Anthony & Joe Russo felt like it was time to venture out on their own to produce films under their new AGBO Films production banner. But will they ever be enticed to return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the future after leaving it with such a bang? There are two possibilities that might be enough to see Anthony and Joe Russo returning to Marvel Studios. Read More »