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Captain America: The First Avenger movie 07/22/11- Story, Casting, Pics, News

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In 1942, Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) is deemed too physically unfit to enlist in the U.S. Army and fight the Nazis in World War II. Volunteering instead for Project: Rebirth, a secret military operation, he is physically transformed into a super-soldier dubbed Captain America. With sidekick Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan), he fights the Red Skull (Hugo Weaving), Hitler’s treacherous head of advanced weaponry, whose own plan for world domination involves a seemingly magical object known as the Tesseract.

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Thor movie 04/27/11- Story, Casting, Trailers, Pics, News

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The film will star Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Natalie Portman, Jaimie Alexander and Anthony Hopkins with Kenneth Branagh directing a script by Mark Protosevich,Ashley Miller, Zack Stentz and Don Payne. The project of a film adaptation of Thor was in development hell for several years before Marvel Studios signed Protosevich to write its script in 2006. Matthew Vaughn was to direct the film in late 2008 for a release in 2010. Branagh replaced Vaughn in late 2008, and the film’s release was rescheduled into 2011. The main characters were cast in 2009 and principal photography took place from January to May 2010. Thor is also scheduled to be released in 3-D

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Spider-Man movie 07/03/12- Casting, Pics, Story

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Sony announced that the franchise will in turn be rebooted with new director Marc Webb and a new cast which includes Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker, Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy, and Rhys Ifans as the Lizard. The reboot’s intention is to have Peter Parker back to developing his abilities inhigh school. It is scheduled to be released in 3-D on July 3, 2012.

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01/26/11 This Week’s Hot Comics- Fantastic Four #587, New York Five #1, Infestation #1… and more!

Fantastic Four #587

Written by- Jonathan Hickman
Art by- Steve Epting

One of the four will fall

New York Five #1

Written by- Bryan Wood
Art by- Ryan Kelly

There’s nothing more exciting than college life in the big city. But complications can follow you from dark places – and not just from your boring hometown. In THE NEW YORK FIVE, Riley’s sister Angie is making a name in the Lower East Side with her new band, and now Riley is the black sheep of the family. Lona’s murky past appears to have been hiding an alarming proficiency for stalkerism, and Merissa and Ren will confront uncomfortable situations involving older men. But who is the ‘five’ in THE NEW YORK FIVE?

Infestation #1

Written by- Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Art by- David Messina

It begins here! The first-ever IDW event, which affects the Transformers, G.I. Joe, Ghostbusters, and Star Trek universes! This dimensions-spanning storyline begins with a specially priced 40-page story by Abnett & Lanning (The Thanos Imperative) and David Messina (True Blood). Something goes horribly awry in the Zombies vs Robots universe, threatening to tear many of IDW’s biggest realities asunder! Don’t miss the IDW event ten years in the making!

X-Men Age of X Alpha #1

Written by- Mike Carey
Art by- Various

Mutantkind’s final war starts here. If you don’t know which side you’re on, check your DNA.

Glamourpuss #17

Written by- Dave Sim
Art by- Dave Sim

Glamourpuss ‘tees off’ on ‘honor killings’ by certain unnamed South Asian and Middle Eastern religions while Dave Sim provides the cover feature, ‘The Wit and Wisdom of JFK.’ In the History of Photorealism in Comics section, the events of September 6, 1956 continue to unfold.

01/12/11 Trip to the Comic Shop, Reviews- X-Men #1, X-Men #2

01/12/11 This Week’s Hot Comics- Amazing Spider-Man #651, Batman and Robin #19, Infinite Vacation #1

Amazing Spider-Man #651

Written by Dan Slott
Art by Humberto Ramos, Carlos Cuevas, Joseph M. Damon

The HOBGOBLIN’S fight for power continues! Which side will SPIDER-MAN and the BLACK CAT be on… and why?

Also: a surprise for AUNT MAY, and the SPIDEY versus KINGPIN rematch you’ve been dying to see!

Included in this issue: an 8 page story featuring the return of Mac Gargan… as THE SCORPION!

Batman and Robin #19

Written by Paul Cornell
Art by Scott McDaniel and Rob Hunter

Batman and Robin have found The Absence, but a deathtrap awaits them. How do you prove a negative? How do you escape nothing? When there’s nothing at the center of a life, madness can stick its claws in!

Infinite Vacation #1

Written by Nick Spencer
Art by Christian Ward

Mark lives in a world where alternate realities are up for sale, and buying and trading your way through unlimited variations of yourself is as commonplace as checking your email or updating your status. But when other “hims” start dying suddenly and he meets a mysterious girl who wants nothing to do with “life-changing,” he’ll learn the truth about the universe he stumbles through, and what happens when your vacation turns on you.

Young Justice premiers this Friday

This Friday(01/07/11) Cartoon Network premiers DC’s newest animated series; Young Justice

Young Justice creators Sam Register(executive produce), Greg Weisman and Brandon Vietti have produced twenty-six episodes for Cartoon Network. The series features Robin, Superboy, Artemis, Kid Flash and Miss Martian. The focus of the series is the growth of the teen heroes as they try to establish themselves as superheros and not just sidekicks.