Episode 53 – What is This? A Phase for Ants?

The Mixed Marvel Arts Podcast gets small while covering the expansive Phase 2 of the MCU. Brian, Nate and Shaun dissect the finer details of Marvel’s final blockbuster of the summer, Ant-Man, but first review the studio’s most recent developments on the small screen, including season two of Agents of Shield and the Netflix original series Daredevil. The trio make small…

Episode 49 – The Weakest of the Week

The Mixed Marvel Arts Podcast is attacked by aggravating allergies. Brian suffers through congested sinuses, but is rewarded with his first big win in the Fantasy League. Black Vortex fuels Brian’s victory and proves to be the weak spot in Shaun’s team. The duo also discuss the upcoming Secret Wars event and its impact on…

Episode 47 – Sending Puzzling Messages

The Mixed Marvel Arts Podcast, and the messages they promote, are brought into question. What’s not up for debate is the enjoyment value found in puzzles. Brian reminisces about a puzzle from his childhood and Shaun, using the example of Nathan Drake and Indiana Jones, tries to convince him that new is always better. Unsurprisingly, the two…

MMA Weekly Web-Up, 02-08-15

Most of the country would consider the New England Patriots the winners of Super Bowl XLIX, but Chris Pratt and Chris Evans came out on top in many other people’s books. Pratt and Evans engaged in a Twitter Bowl bet prior to the NFL’s championship game; the ‘loser’ would visit a hospital of the winner’s choice while dressed…

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, 01-11-15

Marvel kicked off the new year with their official trailer for a highly “ant”icipated movie. The preview aired during the debut of Marvel’s latest prime time television show and another series received an official release date. Also in the first Web-Up of 2015 is confirmation of Fox’s new mutant movie, as well as a new comic series highlighting Marvel’s Inhuman/Mutant…

MMA Weekly Web-Up, 11-30-14

All’s quiet on the Marvel front over this Thanksgiving holiday, but not for their Disney-owned brethren, Star Wars. Few headline news items came out, apart from a specific teaser trailer, leading up to one of the biggest shopping days of the year. A day when consumers could buy Disney Infinity: Marvel Heroes figures on the cheap.…

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, 11-23-14

Wolverine had the habit of stealing vehicles which did not belong to him in the X-Men movies, but now he has his own set of wheels. Kia is keeping the memory of the recently-departed mutant alive thanks to their exclusive Sorento automobile, which is being used to help promote the X-Men: Days of Future Past Blu-ray. Wolverine…

MMA Weekly Web-Up, New York Comic Con 2014

New York Comic Con broke records this year, and Marvel made sure to put the emphasis back on “comics.” Jeremy Renner’s Hawkeye persona received the wax treatment and represented the bit of Marvel-related movie news. Hawkeye is the latest addition to Madame Tussaud’s Marvel Superheroes exhibit. And before we wade through the deluge of new comic book announcements,…