Neil deGrasse Tyson on Thor’s Hammer

Comics, Movies/TV

Slate.com put together this video after Astrophysicist and general all around awesome guy Neil deGrasse Tyson took to Twitter with the following comment in regards to Mjolnir, Thor’s Hammer.

“If Thor’s hammer is made of neutron-star matter, implied by legend, then it weighs as much as a herd of 300-billion elephants.”

Watch the video and learn all about what that truly means. Interesting stuff. Thor is really strong.

The Upcoming Comic Book Movies of 2013

Comics, Movies/TV

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Below is a list of the comic book/graphic novel inspired movies that will be released in 2013. This should let you plan your movie theater ventures a little better in advance.

Bullet to the Head – February 1st

Iron Man 3 – May 3rd

Man of Steel – June 14th

Kick Ass 2 – June 26th

R.I.P.D. – July 19th

The Wolverine – July 26th

300: Rise of an Empire – August 2nd

Red 2 – August 2nd

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For – October 4th

Thor: The Dark World – November 8th

 

Honorable mention goes to G.I. Joe and The Lone Ranger below who are both prominently featured in comic books nowadays along with Oblivion which was originally intended to be a graphic novel.

G.I. Joe: Retaliation – March 29th

Oblivion – April 19th

The Lone Ranger – July 3rd

 

Happy Birthday to Stan Lee!!!

Comics, Left Field, Movies/TV

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We here at Fizmarble would like to send out a big Happy Birthday to Stan’ The Man’ Lee. He is the comic world’s most iconic personality and he turns 90 today showing that just like so many of the comic books he helped start he has longevity and resilience at near super powered levels.

Along with his artist collaborators Stan helped create Spider-man, The X-men, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Iron Man, The Fantastic Four and many more. He has kept busy in the industry all this time with creating new original characters and having a go at what his vision of the DC Universe would be as well.

He currently voices Stan the Janitor on the Ultimate Spider-man cartoon along with his appearing in his customary cameo in Marvel movie releases, which you can see in the video below. He also hosts his Academy of Heroes reality tv show on the World of Heroes Youtube channel.

He is a true advocate of the comic book world and one of its best representitives and helped create a number of characters that have had an impact on me over the years. We tank you for all you have done and do Mr. Lee. Happy Birthday to you and…..Excelsior!!!

Thor – Esad Ribic’s Sketchbook

Comics

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Here are some fantastic sketches and design from the extremely talented artists Esad Ribic. He is my absolute favorite Thor artist. His Blood Brothers mini series was just incredible and defined Thor, Loki and the Asgardians for me. He is back drawing the new Thor comic under the Marvel NOW! banner and thanks to Marvel.com you can take a look at some of the work he did going into this comic to redesign Thor and Odin along with a glimpse into his creative process as well. Check out the gallery below and enjoy.

 

 

Marvel Phase One Box Set Information

Comics, Movies/TV

Marvel’s Phase One movie collection was set to come out the same time Avengers did back in September. Due to a ridiculous lawsuit regarding the packaging it had to be pushed back. I personally think this new date will help sales a bit but regardless it will finally be coming out on April 2nd of next year. This collection will include: Iron Man, Iron Man 2, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America and the Avengers along with multiple bonus discs all on Blu Ray. As an added bonus a number of teaser items will be included for Marvel’s Phase 2 which includes sequels to Iron Man, Thor and Captain America along with The Guardians of the Galaxy and Avengers 2. Lots of goodies in a packed collection.

Pre-order your copy of this mammoth collection at the link below.

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