Marvel

  • Marvel/Disney+’s ‘WandaVision’ to wander into vision early 2021…

    Though Marvel/Disney+ series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier and Wandavision were both going to debut in 2020, COVID put a spoke in the scheduling. We’ve known for a while that The Falcon and the Winter Soldier‘s filming delays would push it into next year but there’s been hope that...
  • Yes, we Khan. Ms. Marvel finds its star…

    Even with the delays to the Cinematic branch, there’s more news for the Marvel Television Universe  with the proposed Ms. Marvel series finding its central character’s alter-ego,  Kamala Khan. Newcomer Iman Vellani will play Khan in the series which, production-schedules permitting, will arrive on Disney+ sometime late next year....
  • Action, Jackson… Nick Fury has his eye on Disney+ series?

    With few imminent cinematic entries, a lot of the news coming out of the Marvel camp is related to television and the latest development could be one of the most interesting. According to industry site Variety, Disney+ is currently developing a new Marvel series in which Samuel L. Jackson...
  • She-Hulk: Emerald is the new (Orphan) Black…

    In what could be considered something of a surprise… it appears that Tatiana Maslany has been cast in the lead-role of Marvel‘s upcoming television Disney+ bound series based around their She-Hulk character. The character was launched in 1980 as a simple female variant on the Hulk concept, Jennifer Walters being...
  • Sold-Out Asylum: ‘New Mutants’ scares up an X-it strategy…

    Something is tearing apart the reservation on which Dani Moonstar (Blu Hunt) and her father live and as things spin out of control, Dani awakens, days later, in a hospital – told that a hurricane wiped out her home and left her the only survivor for miles. She’s also...
  • Adventures in Acronyms: Marvel lays down its S.H.I.E.L.D….

    After years of fighting alongside each other, after being a force for law and order and then driven underground, after fighting on earth, for it and beyond it and  after traversing the time-stream and trying to sort out their place in a wider Universe, the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. finally...
  • Cease and DC’d? Could COVID woes decimate the comics publisher?

    It might seem bizarre in the current climate of Marvel‘s cinematic success, but in the mid-90s, Marvel Comics teetered on the edge of bankruptcy with a very real danger that they might cease to exist as a singular publishing entity. Though there are nuances to the situation, it’s generally...
  • COVID-19: Winter (Soldier) is Coming… but not quite yet…

    In expected news, the Disney+ debut of their premiere Marvel series The Falcon & The Winter Solider, originally slated for August has now been delayed. Though a considerable amount of production had already been done on the Anthony Mackie / Sebastian Shaw action-romp, the industry shutdown because of COVID...
  • 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...