Disney Corp. is buying out Marvel Comics. Some random thoughts… 1.) Pixar Marvel flicks? Yes, please… 2.) Incredibles: The Comic? Yes, please… 3.) The chance that any forthcoming Marvel superhero pics will suck just quadrupeled. And yes, this includes Iron Man 2 and any of the other proposed Avengers tie-ins. 4.) Mickey Mouse gets an […]
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Japanese Spider-Man, courtesy of Marvel.com. New episodes every Thursday. ‘Nuff said!
So our future president is apparently a big geek whio collects Spider-man comics. This raises my already-high levels of respect for him, but they would go even higher if he liked someone more obscure, like Miracle Man or even Deadpool. Anyway, lucky Obama gets to be in an upcoming issue of The Amazing Spider-man. Of […]
The Guardian’s Book Blogs columnist Ned Beauman recently commented on the death of Minx, DC’s attempt to woo Western teenage girls away from the manga racks. Beauman raises some interesting points. But that specific audience is Japanese, not American; and the odd result is that just as British kids of my generation grew up watching […]
According to the New York Times, American comic company Marvel is teaming up with Japanese animation studio Madhouse (creators of Ninja Scroll and Highlander: The Search for Vengeance) to create 4 anime series featuring Marvel superheroes. The characters will be anime-ized in Madhouse’s unique style. The only character specifically mentioned in the article is Iron […]
OK, here is my dilemma. I’m a little in love with Frank Castle (a lot of women are, apparently- it’s unbelievable how often that guy gets laid, considering his chosen career). The Punisher is my favorite comic character, due to his complex psychology and sheer badass factor (and the fact that my own personal savior […]