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

from Wikipedia


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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Toy review- Marvel Legends ‘Mr. Sinister’

from Sentry Productions

About Mr. Sinister. from Wikipedia

Writer Chris Claremont conceived Mister Sinister as a new villain for the X-Men, having felt “tired of just going back toMagneto and the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants and the same old same old” Claremont recalled:

“Dave Cockrum and I were over ideas and what we were coming towards was a mysterious young boy – apparently an 11-year-old – at the orphanage where Scott (Cyclops) was raised, who turned out to be the secret master of the place. In effect what we were setting up was a guy who was aging over a lifespan of roughly a thousand years. Even though he looked like an 11-year-old, he’d actually been alive since the mid-century at this point – he was actually about 50 […] He had all the grown up urges. He’s growing up in his mind but his body isn’t capable of handling it, which makes him quite cranky. And, of course, looking like an 11-year-old, who’d take him seriously in the criminal community? […] So he built himself an agent in a sense, which was Mister Sinister, that was, in effect, the rationale behind Sinister’s rather – for want of a better word – childish or kid-like appearance. The costume… the look… the face… it’s what would scare a child. Even when he was designed, he wasn’t what you’d expect in a guy like that.”


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

from Wikipedia


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

from Wikipedia


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.

The Good, the Not-so good, and the UGH: Reviews Brightest Day #18, Green Lantern Corps #56

It’s a VERY small this week. The books I picked up this week are Brightest Day #18, Green Lantern Corps #56.


Brightest Day #18– The Hawks are the main focus of this issue. Hawkman and Hawkgirl (or Hawkwoman) finished their tasks. Meanwhile Boston Brand is trying to figure why the white lantern ring is powering up. I won’t reveal the ending of the issue, but it is truly a “WTF?” moment. Eight issues left – I’m ready.

Green Lantern Corps #56– The penultimate issue of “The Weaponer” story arc. The Sinestro Corps attack the Thunders who are being protected by the Green Lanterns. Both sides are trying not to fight each other and break the truce that has been set. Meanwhile Sinestro finally appears and battles The Weaponer.




DC Comics Presents: Chase – I went back and picked this book up. This book reprints issues #1 and 6-8. This features the art of current artist/co-writer J. H. Williams III and written by Dan Curtis Johnson. The short-lived series focused on Cameron Chase an agent of the Department of Extranormal Operations. Not bad, you might wanna try it out. I find it curious that they reprinted this series especially when it’s four issues of ten issue series.

I wanted to pick up Young Justice #0, but my lcs didn’t have it (my fault – didn’t order it).

Don’t forget to join the next Fellowship Live on January 25 @ 8:00pm CST! A special announcement is coming!!!!

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