Marvel’s The Watcher 2013 – Episode 10


It’s GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY launch week, and The Watcher host Lorraine Cink has everybody thing you need to blast off! In addition to your Guardians Guide to Galaxy, get the latest on the “Ultimate Spider-Man” animated series, find out where you can order Hawkeye t-shirts, check out the new Watch List and more!

‘Ant Man’ Test Footage Makes its Way Online via Cellphone


The Ant Man test footage was shown again at a screening in London. This time around someone got to filming with their cellphone and as such it found its way online for you to view. Take a look at what Edgar Wright envisioned before the video gets taken down. This film is still being planned on being made and will be a part of Phase 3 of Marvel’s movie plans.

Enter the Iron Man 3: Inventor & Innovator Fair

Comics, Left Field, Movies/TV


Calling all aspiring inventors! It’s time to channel your inner Iron Man/Tony Stark and let your inventing imagination go wild. Discovery Science Center, Broadcom Foundation and Marvel Studios, along with Visa Signature and the famous El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, are proud to team up to sponsor a nationwide Marvel’s Iron Man 3: Inventor and Innovator Fair in conjunction with the May 3 release of Marvel’s “Iron Man 3,” starring Robert Downey, Jr.

The 12 finalists of the Marvel’s Iron Man 3: Inventor and Innovator Fair will win a trip to Southern California, provided by Visa Signature. The trip includes a behind-the-scenes tour of Disney Studios, a meeting with Disney Imagineers, a trip to Disneyland, a visit to Discovery Science Center, and more! Inventor and Innovator Fair finalists will also have their projects on display at the famous El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California, from May 3 – June 20. The competition concludes at the El Capitan Theatre on May 3 when four Grand Prize winners will accept their awards at a special ceremony, on stage prior to the showing of Marvel’s “Iron Man 3.”

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Marvel Heroes – New Invincible Iron Man Trailer Debuts Movie-Inspired Costumes

Comics, Games

Today, Gazillion Entertainment released the all-new Marvel Heroes ‘Invincible Iron Man’ trailer, showcasing the many costumes available for players to armor up the Iron Knight himself in-game. With hundreds of costumes to choose from, including Iron Man’s movie-inspired threads from Marvel’s The Avengers and Iron Man 3, Marvel Heroes offers players endless possibilities to build and play as their favorite super heroes the way the want to.

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Avengers Assemble & Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. Get Air Dates

Comics, Movies/TV


Avengers Assemble and Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. have finally been given premiere dates for their debut on Disney XD. Avengers Assemble will air a one hour preview on May 26th and then make its regular series debut on July 7th. Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. wil begin airing on August 11th. These shows wil join Ultimate Spider-man in airing on Sundays during the Marvel block of programming.

Shane Black and Kevin Feige Talk Iron Man 3

Comics, Movies/TV


This is re-posted from and author Marc Strom.

Creating a sequel always presents a unique set of challenges, and crafting the third entry in a series can prove even more difficult at times. So when Producer Kevin Feige started looking towards Marvel’s “Iron Man 3,” he knew he had to shift the tone of the series in order to push Tony Stark to places he hadn’t been before.

Joined by director Shane Black, Feige delved into what makes “Iron Man 3” unique and how they built the Armored Avenger’s most dangerous adventure yet, hitting theaters and IMAX 3D May 3. And just in case you missed it, check out the second full trailer for the film now!

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Marvel Announces Marvel Unlimited



Marvel has posted some teasers for announcements they will be making at South by South West this Sunday. They have already started letting some of the cats out of some of the bags though. Today they announced the debut of their newly rebranded Marvel Unlimited feature. It will be the banner that all their digital comics will go out on from now on. It will allow for access by iPad and iPhone with Android access coming in the near future. It will be their new digital subscription service as well allowing people access to thousand of comics for $10 a month or $60 annually. Of the 13,000 comics now stored on the server you will be able to utiilize 6 at a time of your choice when not connected to the online service. A virtual library really. More features will be announced in the future as a lot of work is still going into this new digital service.

Guardians of the Galaxy Rumor Mill

Comics, Movies/TV


Rumor making the rounds is that Nova and the Nova Corps will be involved in the Guardians of the Galaxy movie. It makes sense. Those ships in the background of the Guaridans promo art from Comic Con last year look a whole lot like Nova mask emblems. Guardians of the Galaxy will take place mostly in space and whateve rthey are going up against it makes sense that the Nova Corps would be involved. Much like Green Lantern from DC the Nova Corps are pretty much intergalatic police officers and they would be involved in some kind of epic tier battle if it happened. With Marvel bringing some lesser known characters like the Guardians to the forefront it also makes sense they would want to put someone like Nova out there as well. No info on which version of Nova we will be getting. With Marvel wanting to make a more cohesive universe it is more likely the younger and newer Sam Alexander instead of the more familiar Richard Rider. Most likely though it will be neither and simply be the introduction of the Nova Corps itself with Richard or Sam becoming members at a later time. Possibly setting up for a solo Nova story in the future. Consider it all rumor for now but a pretty solid one at that.