Anthony’s Marvel picks for November 2015

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #1

Here’s a look at what’s coming out from Marvel for November 2015. A full list of solicitations is available here. Comics All-New, All-Different Avengers #1, $5 All-New, All-Different Avengers #2, $4 Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #1, $4 The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #2, $4 Ms. Marvel #1, $5 All-New Hawkeye #1, $4 Howard the Duck … Read more

Anthony’s Marvel picks for October 2015

Squirrel Girl #1

Here’s a look at what’s coming out from Marvel for October 2015. A full list of solicitations is available here. Comics Avengers #0, $6 Amazing Spider-Man #1, $6 Amazing Spider-Man #2, $4 Guardians of the Galaxy #1, $4 Extraordinary X-Men #1, $5 Extraordinary X-Men #2, $4 Captain America: Sam Wilson #1, #2: $4 each Spider-Gwen … Read more

Anthony’s Marvel picks for September 2015

Agent Carter

Here’s a look at what’s coming out from Marvel for September 2015. A full list of solicitations is available here. Comics A-Force #5, $4 Capt. Marvel & the Carol Corps #4, $4 Agent Carter: SHIELD 50th Anniversary #1 (one-shot), $4 True Believers (all $1): Thor #1 Spider-Gwen #1 Black Widow #1 Capt. Marvel (2014) #1 … Read more

Anthony’s Marvel picks for April 2015

Princess Leia #3

Here’s what’s of interest from Marvel for April 2015. A full list of solicitations is available here. Comics Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man #12, $4 Princess Leia #3 (of 5), $4 Howard the Duck #2, $4 The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #4, $4 SHIELD #5, $4 All-New Hawkeye #2, $4 Captain America & the Mighty Avengers #7, … Read more

Anthony’s Marvel picks for February 2015

Squirrel Girl #2

Here’s what’s of interest from Marvel for February 2015. A full list of solicitations may be found here. Comics Captain America & the Mighty Avengers #5, $4 SHIELD #3, $4 All-New Captain America #4, $4 The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #2, $4 Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man #10, $4 Trade paperbacks All-New Ultimates, vol. 2: No Gods, No … Read more

Marvel announces its “Phase 3” film slate: Black Panther! Captain Marvel! Inhumans!

Captain Marvel film logo

Marvel today announced the “Phase 3” film releases for its upcoming films (the “Marvel Cinematic Universe”). The film schedule has some welcome surprises: May 6, 2016: Captain America: Civil War November 4, 2016: Doctor Strange May 5, 2017: Guardians of the Galaxy 2 July 28, 2017: Untitled Spider-Man movie November 3, 2017: Thor: Ragnarok May 4, … Read more

“Minions” stand-alone movie bumped to 2015, goes (super)mano-a-mano against “Man of Steel 2”?

MacBook Air on a table

On Monday, it was announced that “Despicable Me”‘s spinoff film featuring the Minions will be bumped back from a 2014 release date to July 10, 2015. This currently puts the film as opening a week before the “Man of Steel” sequel co-starring Batman. Not only is Universal confident enough in the Minions’ drawing power that … Read more

Could DC and Marvel use some content diversity? (The answer’s “yes.”)

Comic book shop display

Last week on Twitter, there was a discussion on how reliant DC and Marvel, the “Big Two” of American comics, are on their various properties. Based on the discussion, I thought I’d look over DC and Marvel’s various franchises myself, to see if “Wolverine Publicity” (as TV Tropes might put it) really holds true. DC … Read more