MMA Weekly Web-Up, 02-01-15

Marvel is delivering the goods and Fox delivered a trailer. The House of Ideas is teaming up with Funko to release a Marvel-specific subscription box service, effectively challenging the reigning distributor of nerd merchandise. Marvel Collector Corps launches in April to coincide with the release of Avengers: Age of Ultron. The first box includes an exclusive…

MMA Weekly Web-Up, 01-25-15

Marvel took to Midtown Comics in New York City to herald the end of the Marvel Universe as fans know it and announced a series of comics tying into their upcoming Secret Wars event. Fans of Game of Thrones should brace themselves; winter is coming to the X-Men franchise.

Mixed Marvel Arts Year-End Awards, 2014

The winners are in for our favorite 2014 Marvel entertainment. Follow along by listening to our podcast episode below. Comment below, on Facebook or on Twitter, and let us know your personal winners!   Writers: Brian Michael Bendis – All New X-Men, Guardians of the Galaxy, Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man, Uncanny X-Men Gerry Duggan – Deadpool, Nova Jonathan Hickman – Avengers, New…

Episode 44 – Keeping the Fantasy League Tight

The Mixed Marvel Arts Podcast ends the year with a tight race in the Fantasy Comic League. Brian, Johnny and Shaun tally the score for the month of November, and discuss the finer points of character development once again. Iron Man’s new Extremis suit serves as the catalyst for the latest debate. The trio also dissects the Battleworld…

Episode 42 – The Year of the Spider

The Mixed Marvel Arts Podcast webs together the news from the New York Comic Con. Brian and Shaun hypothesize what the 2015 Secret Wars mega-event could mean for the upcoming comic year, and what a potential Civil War could look like in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The duo also touches upon the latest television shows and…

MMA Weekly Web-Up, 10-05-14

Marvel’s series of prose novels continues to grow by adapting popular comic story lines, such as “Civil War” and “Gifted,” the first act of Joss Whedon’s Astonishing X-Men run. This week Marvel released Neil Kleid’s take on the popular story “Kraven’s Last Hunt,” and comicbookresources.com has an interview with the author. Netflix also revealed the…

MMA Weekly Web-Up, 09-21-14

Fox delighted a large portion of the X-fan base by announcing that they are moving forward with the highly-coveted Deadpool movie. Fresh on the heels of the well-received animated test footage, and Ryan Reynolds speaking positively about the project, Fox set a release date of February 12, 2016, with Reynolds considered likely to play the role of Wade Wilson once…

MMA Weekly Web-Up, 09-14-14

Marvel Studios had a positive week highlighted by the Blu-ray and DVD release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, as well as the first season of Agent’s of S.H.I.E.L.D. Meanwhile, the star of Amazing Spider-Man 2 is blaming the studio for problems with the movie. Netflix has set a month for the premier of their Daredevil series and there are…

MMA Weekly Web-Up, 08-31-14

Marvel Studios rode high on a wave of rumors this past week as their latest blockbuster, Guardians of the Galaxy, retook the top spot at the box office and became the highest-grossing film of the 2014 summer movie season. With the $278.8 million domestic haul, Guardians recently passed the $500 million mark globally and is…