Marvel

  • Marvel to act on crime-fighting and ‘Punishment’..?

    As well as officially-sanctioned merchandise, cultural icons and imagery are often found on less authorised media and in recent years some major corporations have had to step in and take legal action over the misuse of their property. Some companies are particularly litigious because if they let one person...
  • SONY expands Marvel anti-hero franchise with ‘Morbius’ (trailer)

    Though Marvel and SONY have seemingly resolved some of their recent difficulties (at least allowing Tom Holland’s Spider-man to continue co-existing between their offerings), SONY are continuing on with plans to expand their own section of the Spider-verse. Work is already underway on a sequel to Venom (starring Tom...
  • Marvel Studios power-shift means a change in oversight…

    While there’s no denying the blueprinted, interconnected success of Marvel‘s cinematic division, the televisual output has been somewhat diverse and spread-out. US network brought us the like of Agents of SHIELD and Agent Carter, Netflix had Daredevil, The Punisher, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Jessica Jones. Disney+ is promising...
  • Insta-Whimsy Spider hits DVD: ‘Far from…’ perfect, but swinging…

    The Avengers managed to restore  those snuffed out of existence by Thanos during the Infinity War, but there’s now a sizeable slice of humanity that have re-entered the world  that’s gone on for four years without them. Peter Parker and several of his key friends all suffered that fate,...
  • BREAKING: Spin-Cycle! Spider-man *back* in MCU to finish ‘trilogy’…

    Oh what tangled webs we weave when first we practice to…. sort out rights, finances and inter-studio relations!  After all our coverage of the problems SONY and Marvel Studios have had over the Spider-man situation, it now appears that there is more to say in their shared universe. After...
  • Ashes to Ashes: FOX’s ‘Dark Phoenix’ X-Men finale flames out…

    It’s the 1990s and Charles Xavier’s dream of mutants being judged as regular people, even considered ‘superheroes’ who can help in a crisis, seems to have been fulfilled. Though it’s not perfect, there’s a tolerance and co-existence that he’s sought all his life.  When the Endeavor space-shuttle runs into...
  • ‘Spider-man’ trailer homes in on post-Thanos ‘616’ reality…

    Though Avengers: Endgame feels very much like the last entry in the current ‘phase’ of Marvel’s movies, there’s still one formal MCU entry to come this year… and this week has seen the release of the spoiler-filled trailer for Spider-man: Far from Home due out in July. Set in...
  • The Disney Decade: Avatars delayed, Star Wars extended…

    It’s been  mixed bag of news coming out of Disney as they realign some of their film release intentions in the wake of their massive merger with Fox. It means there are going to be some significant changes to their release schedules with the most notable changes being to...
  • To Hell with Hulu – Marvel to launch ‘Ghost Rider’ and ‘Hellstrom’ series…

    With Marvel reigning supreme at the international box-office, it seems that the company and its characters are in no mood to take a rest. hulu , the platform that’s 60% owned by Disney is the current home of another Marvel tie-in, Runaways and has announced two more live-action series that will...