Marvel’s Trying a Tech Solution For Retail Foot Traffic

With a very different use of digital than we’ve been talking about lately, Marvel’s going to try and drive some more foot traffic to retailers with some targeted advertising.  The press release is a bit on the “buzzword bingo” side of the English language, so allow me to attempt a translation. The gist of it is… Read More Marvel’s Trying a Tech Solution For Retail Foot Traffic

Producer Teases More R-Rated Marvel Movies, Including “X-Force”

Marvel fans have a lot to look forward to. There are two studios making Marvel movies: Disney Studios and 20th Century Fox. While Disney has done an admirable job of creating a vast universe for the Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy to battle in, Fox has done an equally good job by turning two… Read More Producer Teases More R-Rated Marvel Movies, Including “X-Force”

Everything You Need to Know About Marvel’s Iron Fist Before His Netflix TV Debut

In less than a month, martial arts superhero Danny Rand is heading to Netflix for his own TV show—and he’s being heralded as “the fourth Defender” as much as he is by his actual hero name, the immortal Iron Fist. He’s had a long history in Marvel Comics, both on his own and as a… Read More Everything You Need to Know About Marvel’s Iron Fist Before His Netflix TV Debut

20th Century Fox Taps Comic Artists To Market “Logan”

20th Century Fox and Atom Tickets have engaged a half-dozen celebrated comic artists in a campaign for the March 3 Wolverine release, Logan, that has fanboys drooling. Fox commissioned Arthur Adams, Nate Powell, Babs Tarr, Becky Cloonan, Jeff Lemire, and Bill Sienkiewicz to illustrate variant posters to run in cinema lobbies in different regions of… Read More 20th Century Fox Taps Comic Artists To Market “Logan”

Captain Marvel screenwriter on writing Marvel’s first female-led movie

Captain Marvel screenwriter on writing Marvel’s first female-led movieBlack Widow may never get her own movie, but The Avengers will be less of a boy’s club when Captain Marvel arrives. Nicole Perlman is busy crafting the script for the film, which stars Brie Larson as the superhumanly strong Carol Danvers, and she addressed the responsibility… Read More Captain Marvel screenwriter on writing Marvel’s first female-led movie

DC Comics revives ‘yellow peril villain’ from 1937

When originally offered the chance to write a new, Chinese Superman for DC Comics, writer and MacArthur “genius grant” recipient Gene Yang turned down the opportunity because he felt the series could be a “cultural and political landmine”. After changing his mind and becoming the writer of New Super-Man, Yang is now set to re-introduce… Read More DC Comics revives ‘yellow peril villain’ from 1937