This is not exactly a spoiler, but not a lot happens in the first issue of Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur. Like many first issues in Marvel’s “All-New, All-Different” universe, it spends a lot of time setting up the tone of the book going forward. And Moon Girl’s tone is so unrepentantly joyful, it doesn’t matter. »
At this point, there should be pretty much no surprise that anything The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl touches turns into instantaneous delight. But a new arc about time travel? Doreen Green let loose on the 60s? Oh yes, we’ll take all of this, please and thank you. »
Jessica Jones may be the most subversive of Marvel’s superhero stories thus far, but it’s still full of cameos, shout-outs and connections—to the cinematic universe it is part of, and the comic books it came from. Here’s a few of the links to the wider world of Marvel movies and comics we noticed while watching. »
Plenty of media narratives touch on trauma and recovery nowadays, and PTSD has become a common trope. But in real life, everybody deals with trauma differently—and Marvel’s new series Jessica Jones actually shows the vast array of responses that people can have to traumatic events. »
The first trailer for Captain America: Civil War is here. It’s Iron Man vs. Captain America and holy crap this looks awesome. »
This weekend, the world met the whiskey-drinking, super-powered Hell’s Kitchen detective known as Jessica Jones. She’s the star of the second Netflix Marvel superhero show, leading into the team-up series The Defenders, and many people spent their weekends on the couch, devouring all 13 episodes.
Yesterday, two major shows dropped from streaming giants Amazon.com and Netflix: The Man in the High Castle and Jessica Jones. On one hand, you’ve got superheroes, while on the other, dystopian alternate histories. »
Ms. Marvel has kicked off a new series this week, and there’s big changes ahead for Kamala Khan. She’s now a known hero in Jersey City—and not just any hero, but one of Earth’s mightiest. But it wouldn’t be Ms. Marvel if she was just fighting giant monsters and supervillains. She has her own delightful problems to… »
Ever since Daredevil blew our minds earlier this year, I’ve been itching to see some merchandise based on the Man without Fear. But while fans have been making some amazing custom toys, it’s taken a while to see anything official... until now. »
In the past decade, we’ve seen an endless parade of comic book movies and TV shows, promising to be darker and more “realistic.” But until Jessica Jones, none of them has really hit the mark. We saw the first seven episodes, and here’s our spoiler-free review. »
The X-Men are having a rough time in Marvel’s “All-New, All-Different” universe. Usually, that’d just be like another Tuesday for them, but this time there are a lot of questions up in the air: Why is Terrigen Mist killing them? What the hell did Cyclops do to make mutants hated again? Well, we might just have some… »
One thing that keeps occurring to me while watching Agents of SHIELD lately: This show is pretty much 100 percent serialized now, with huge elements of soap opera as well as ongoing plot strands. There’s zero “monster of the week” stuff. That’s been true for a long time, but lately the show is doing this incredibly… »
Jessica Jones, which comes to Netflix on Friday, is a game-changer for Marvel. She’s a different sort of hero than anyone we’ve seen thus far, and ventures into darker territory. But long before Jessica Jones was changing Marvel on screen, she marked a whole new day in Marvel Comics. »
The Ant-Man Blu-ray hits on December 8 and, as usual with Marvel movies, is filled with lots of fun extras. A few of those have made it online including multiple deleted scenes, each of which is pretty entertaining and interesting—and one of which is hiding a tease to a major Marvel villain.
Earlier this week, we got the wonderful news that Agent Carter will return for a brand new series on January 5th, and now we’ve got our first teasing look at Peggy’s new adventures. She’s swapping out punching dudes in New York for the glamour of punching dudes in Hollywood! »