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:

Robert Downey Jr. added to Captain America 3 for Civil War

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WHOA. It turns out that Civil War tease Marvel sent out was just the prelude to the real blockbuster news: Robert Downey Jr. will play a major role in Captain America 3 which will feature the Civil War storyline.

SDCC ’14: Mighty Avengers Relaunches with Captain America in the Lead

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Did you know that Falcon is Captain America now? Just thought it worth mentioning ahead of time, so this article doesn’t confuse you. He’ll be the lead in a relaunch for Mighty Avengers in November, you see, with Al Ewing and Luke Ross on as the creative team for the series.

SDCC ’14: Avengers & X-Men: AXIS Panel Recap

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by Alexander Jones Marvel’s Avengers & X-Men: AXIS panel is officially getting underway here at San Diego Comic-Con International. Marvel Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso is hovering near the stage about to get ready. In the background there is a line of people getting ready for the show. Name placards for the panel are all lined up […]

Skin care now a thing for superheroes

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Which superhero has the best grooming habits? You may never have considered this, but a couple of ad agencies for skincare have recently teamed up with superheroes to present the idea of male grooming as a manly, bench-pressing activity. And who’s to say it isn’t practical? After a long day in exercising in anything from […]

Disney/Marvel release first Captain America: The Winter Soldier photo and final cast

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Production is underway on Captain America: The Winter Soldier — it will film in LA, Cleveland and Washington DC. Anthony and Joe Russo direct from a script byChristopher Markus (“Captain America: The First Avenger”) & Stephen McFeely (“Captain America: The First Avenger”). The cast includes Chris Evans as Cap, Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow, Samuel […]

Marvel’s Next Big Thing: Captain America

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The final Marvel phonecall of the week was for Rick Remender and John Romita Jr’s Captain America relaunch. More than the other calls, this was perhaps the conversation most centred on craft and design, although we did at one point get a vivid description of Remender’s love for taking his trousers off in public. Fun […]

ADVANCE REVIEW: Uncanny Avengers #1

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Mild spoilers below for the issue, which will be released tomorrow. Uncanny Avengers carries the weight of the Marvel Universe upon it. Not just the future for the Avengers side of the company, but now also the future for the X-Men side. Teaming X-Men Rogue and Havok with Wolverine, Thor, Captain America and Scarlet Witch, […]

Studio Coffee Run: The Hulk TV show stalled, S.H.I.E.L.D. casting news, Walking Dead’s Cold Storage, etc.

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The latest developments on The Hulk TV show that isn’t happening anytime soon, S.H.I.E.L.D. casting leakage, The Walking Dead gets it’s own masthead, Arrow stills and more.

Isaac Leiro Sums Up AvX in Six Frames

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By Steve Morris We’ve only one more week until Avengers Vs X-Men concludes with issue #12 of the mega-event. Have you been following along? Don’t worry if you haven’t, because artist Isaac Leiro has managed to sum up the event in six frames of animation…

Marvel Reveal Jonathan Hickman's Avengers Lineup

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By Steve Morris Via that very best of methods: the Dustin Weaver giganti-cover. The covers for issues 1-3 of Jonathan Hickman’s Avengers relaunch have been revealed by Marvel today, establishing that more X-Men have moved over to Cap’s Crew. While there are no surprises about which members of the Avengers movie cast made it into […]

The Marvel NOW! Comic Parade

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Here it is – an exhaustive look at all the Marvel books announced this week for Marvel NOWWWW, from Iron Man to Thor, with X-Men and Hulk inbetween. Also, the campaign for a Pixie Ongoing series picks up pace!

Marvel NOW! Rick Remender on Captain America, Simon Spurrier on… X-Men?

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More teasers for Marvel NOW! Suggesting Rick Remender and John Romita Jr will be in charge of Captain America, and Si Spurrier and Tan Eng Huat on what may be a new X-Men title.

Marvel Cancel NINE Titles!

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Say goodbye to nine of Marvel’s titles! Marvel Now! ushers in a new world without the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, or… Rogue/Gambit.

Captain America sequel planned for April 4, 2014

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Disney has made it official: The CAPTAIN AMERICA sequel will bow April 4, 2014. Chris Evans will reprise his role from CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER and THE AVENGERS. The second installment will pick up right where THE AVENGERS leaves off, as Steve Rogers struggles to find his place in the modern world while working with Nick Fury and S.H.I.E.L.D.

New Captain America trailer is pretty rad

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While there are some things we can complain about with the system Marvel Studios has in place for its movie assembly line, there are some thing they do really well. Like release trailers that continually build excitement. And the new one for CAPTAIN AMERICA — while telling the whole story of the movie — also includes some awesome action shots that have everyone on the net raving.