WHOA: Marvel announces Captain Marvel and Black Panther films and much more

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WHOA — Marvel really did announce a Captain Marvel movie for 2018, and Black Panther for 2017, with Chadwick Boseman (42) joining Robert Downey Jr and Chris Evans on stage.

Today’s Marvel presser was roundly liveblogged, and it was apparently a tumultuous event at the Disney owned El Capitan theater. The entire Stage 3 line-up was announced and it goes like this:

SDCC 14: Marvel Animation is Hooked on a Feeling

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By David Nieves Marvel showed all things animation to kickoff their Saturday morning at Comic-Con. An awkward light dim stirred the anticipation and caused things to start late. Then the marvel logo took the screen and out came Jeph Loeb to pump up the crowd. Loeb then left tuning the turning the panel over to […]

Diamond: DC, Marvel and Image all won something in October sales charts

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It was kinda a three-way tie in October’s sale charts, according to Diamond’s just released statistics. THE WALKING DEAD #115 was the best selling comic, but DC won the units battle, 31.02% to Marvel’s 30.47%, behind The Sandman: Overture #1 and Batman #24. Marvel won the DOLLARS chart, however, 33.63% to 33.15%, thanks to strong […]

NYCC ’13: Avengers Undercover – the Follow-Up to Avengers Arena

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Marvel have announced their plans for the follow-up to Avengers Arena, the somewhat controversial series in which a number of trainee superheroes were kidnapped and forced to fight each other to the death by Arcade. Written by Dennis Hopeless and drawn by Kev Walker – the creative team from Avengers Arena – the series will see several teen heroes go on a new mission.

NYCC ’13: Avengers World #1 from Hickman, Spencer, and Caselli

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The Avengers panel is currently going on in New York, and there’s all kinds of new stuff being announced – as is the wont of convention panels. Among them is the news that Jonathan Hickman, Nick Spencer and Stefano Caselli will be the creative team for a book called Avengers World.

Elizabeth Olsen Cast in Avengers: Age of Ultron, Likely as Scarlet Witch

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It appears as though actress Elizabeth Olsen has been perhaps confirmed for the role of Scarlet Witch for Avengers: Age of Ultron. As tends to be the case with Avengers news, the casting was inadvertently revealed by Samuel L. Jackson during an interview.

Marvel’s Second Wave is ‘All-New Marvel Now’, Starting with All-New Invaders

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In an interview with delightful hero Brian Truitt of USA Today, Marvel have unveiled the branding for their next wave of comics. Called All-New Marvel Now, the two launch books will be All-New Invaders by James Robinson and Steve Pugh; as well as Matt Fraction and Joe Madiurera’s Inhumans.

SNL spoofs Hawkeye’s small quiver

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This weekend’s Saturday Night Live featured guest host Jeremy Renner who was all too happy to reprise his role as Hawkeye in a very amusing AVENGERS spoof that also featured Jason Sudeikis as Iron Man, Bill Hader as Thor, Bobby Moynihan as the Hulk, Taran Killam as Captain America, Kate McKinnon as a dead-on Black […]

The Consequences of AvX

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As a prelude to Kieron Gillen’s actual recounting of the consequences from Marvel’s Avengers Vs X-Men event, let’s take a quick look at some of the dangling stories/ideas/moments which may or may not be addressed in the near future. This was a big event by any stands, with five writers and three artists involved, as […]

SPOILER: Obituary for the AvX Fallen

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By Steve Morris Read no further until you pick up today’s issue of Avengers Vs X-Men, unless you want to be spoiled! Alternatively, pick up a newspaper today, because Marvel have plastered the death across America.

More Finales: Defenders, Avengers Academy and Bendis' Avengers end in November

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By Steve Morris The Marvel solicitations for November have been released today, showing a number of interesting points. Faint spoilers below!

SDCC12: Watchtower Wednesday

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So, what did I find while I waited for Comic-Con to gather up steam for warp speed? LEGOs! Star Trek! Walking Dead! Margaret Atwood!

San Diego Teasers: Marvel Promise War

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In the run-up to San Diego 2012, Marvel have released two teasers for an upcoming story called ‘War’

Adam Kubert draws the (heroic) Phoenix Five for AvX Variant Cover

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Marvel’s variant cover for Avengers Vs X-Men #8 shows Cyclops and chums having a lovely time

Avengers (The Movie) Passes $1B Global

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The juggernaut that is the Avengers movie (as opposed to the Juggernaut in the X-Men films) is still rolling. How did it do this weekend? The weekend box office estimates for the U.S. are for $103M. That brings the global total to $1,002,082,000. Marvel has to be feeling pretty good.

Surprise: THE AVENGERS is a hit!

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Reviews are beginning to roll in on THE AVENGERS and, to our utter surprise, reviewers like it! Well, anyway, Justin Chang at Variety liked it.