The reveals from this years Comic Con International: San Diego have been bountiful as you can see by clicking HERE but there was nothing that I was interested more in the revelations and announcements from the Marvel Studios panel at the hallowed “Hall H”. What I’ve done was taken the tweets as they went live on their Official Account and added them here so this post is a bit “live” for the duration. As everything is happening too fast to mull upon the ideas and announcements, I will be adding additional editorial in post. Let’s go.
First of the announcements comes the news about the “Eternals” film with the cast being cited as well.
Just announced in Hall H at #SDCC, Marvel Studios’ THE ETERNALS with Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani, Lauren Ridloff, Brian Tyree Henry, Salma Hayek, Lia McHugh and Don Lee. Directed by Chloé Zhao. In theaters November 6, 2020. pic.twitter.com/k6ZgfX38VW
Just announced in Hall H at #SDCC, Marvel Studios’ THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER, an original series with Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan and Daniel Brühl. Streaming exclusively on Disney+, Fall 2020. pic.twitter.com/FmFMKWUrhO
To say that yesterday was a busy day for news would be an understatement with some good and yeah even some bad. Now its time to dust off and move ahead and what better way to do that than by seeing some colorful visuals from Marvel Comics with these Collectible Card Art Covers that will be variants based on the “Marvel Battle Lines” game. Dig in.
The Press Release:
This May, Marvel Comics is celebrating MARVEL Battle Lines – the collectible card battling mobile game created by Nexon – with a series of variant covers showcasing over two dozen in-game cards featuring striking images of some of the most popular Marvel Super Heroes! Look for MARVEL Battle Lines variant covers on these select titles, and don’t miss the special 30th variant debuting on War of the Realms #1, available April 3rd!
Man oh man my fellow comic book geeks, September is going to be a month and a half in terms of some of the awesome issues that will be hitting the racks. Now, I’ve already discussed numerous releases for their one dollar comics program and I am happy to find this continuing into what amounts to be the sixth such series for the year. Presenting”MARVEL KNIGHTS 20th ANNIVERSARY” TRUE BELIEVERS! I didn’t notice an official Press Release for the issues but snagged the art from their press provisions and bring them to you below. I’ll return with some added thoughts at the close.
TRUE BELIEVERS: MARVEL KNIGHTS 20TH ANNIVERSARY – DAREDEVIL BY SMITH & QUESADA #1
Reprinting Daredevil (1998) #1
During the SDCC the fine folks at Hasbro Toys revealed that a brand new awesome set of Marvel Legends series was coming our way and this group will bring back memories to collectors of a certain age since its an homage to the original series and packaging that surrounded some truly mighty action figures. I don’t think that I need to mention who they are since the images are clearly marked. Let’s take a look at Wave One of the Vintage Series.
It’s time to get excited about the superhero film stuff once again because Phase 3 of Marvel’s Cinematic Universe begins here with the opening of “Captain America: Civil War”. After the massive amount of mixed opinion that DC’s Extended Universe found with “Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice” I can honestly say that I am so looking forward to this live-action adventure. Check out the official poster and the premise along with the main cast and then I will return with some thoughts.
One year after the events of “Avengers: Age of Ultron”, another international incident involving the Avengers resulting in collateral damage occurs, prompting politicians to form a system of accountability and a governing body to determine when to call in the team. When Steve Rogers attempts to protect his friend Bucky Barnes from this act, he is brought into conflict with Tony Stark. This results in the fracturing of the Avengers into two opposing factions—one led by Rogers, who wishes to operate without regulation, and the other by Stark, who supports government oversight—while the world is threatened by a new enemy. (thanks Wiki). Continue reading Opening: “Captain America: Civil War” (5/6/2016)→