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Here Is the Frankly Ridiculous List of Everything Coming to Disney+ at Launch

We already knew that Disney was using all of its megacorp might to bring an absurd amount of archival content to launch its new streaming service with. Now, we finally know just what will be arriving day one, and hoo boy, folks: it’s a lot.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Movies, Musicals, Marvel, Disney, Animation, Streaming, Nostalgia, Disney Plus


The Newest Marvel Rising Special Introduces Shuri to the Secret Warriors’ Girl Gang

Shuri, the smartest person in the world, and absolutely one of the coolest. Now’s a great time to be a Shuri fan; after Black Panther made her a household name, she’s been appearing all over the place, and it’s been fantastic. Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Disney, Disney Xd, Spider Gwen, Kamala Khan, Squirrel Girl, Shuri, Marvel Rising, Marvel Rising Secret Warriors, Miss Marvel


Dallas Cop Seen Wearing Punisher Logo During Altercation at Community Oversight Meeting

At the first public meeting of Dallas’s newly formed Community Police Oversight Board earlier this week, dozens of residents who came to share their concerns about law enforcement were surprised to learn the board had no intention of letting anyone from the community actually make a comment. And at least one officer…Read more...
Tags: Science, Police, Marvel, Racism, Military, Terrorism, Dallas, Police Brutality, Marvel Comics, Mass Shootings, The Punisher, Community Police Oversight Board


X-Men's Theme Song Faces Lawsuit Over Similarities to Hungarian Police Drama

The theme song to X-Men: The Animated Series is undeniably amazing, but now there are accusations that it was stolen. A Hungarian man has filed a lawsuit against Marvel, Disney, Fox, Apple, Amazon, and others—along with folks from Saban Entertainment—claiming that the theme song was plagiarized. Read more...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Music, Lawsuit, Science, Marvel, Disney, Fox, Hungary, Animation, Nostalgia, X Men, Saban Entertainment, Disney Plus, Theme Song, X Men The Animated Series


Marvel's Runaways Team Explains the Huge Impact of the Cloak and Dagger Crossover

Marvel’s Runaways returns to Hulu in December, but the kids won’t be alone. They’ll be joined by the stars of Freeform’s Cloak and Dagger in a crossover event. io9 had a chance to ask the Runaways’ cast and executive producers all about it last weekend at New York Comic Con.Read more...
Tags: Video, Science, Marvel, Streaming, Runaways, Hulu, Marvel Studios, Freeform, Gregg Sulkin, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Crossover, Jeph Loeb, Olivia Holt, New York Comic Con, Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage


Hickman's 'Dawn of X' Will Launch a New Wolverine Comic and Turn Every Mutant Into an X-Men Hero

As riveting as Jonathan Hickman’s House of X and Powers of X series have been, it can be easy to forget that the two comics are only the beginning of Marvel’s larger “Dawn of X” arc that’s ushering in a new era of mutant resurgence. Soon, those books will come to an end and make way for even more stories about how…Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Marvel Comics, Wolverine, Hickman, New York Comic Con, Jonathan Hickman, X Men, New York Comic Con 2019, House Of X, Dawn Of X, Powers Of X


This Week's Star Wars Comic Is Like Opening an '80s Time Capsule

When Disney purchased Lucasfilm and rebooted the expanded universe continuity that had sustained Star Wars for decades, we got a whole new universe of Star Wars comics at Marvel. It’s one that, for nearly four years, has delivered some excellent stories. But this week, for one week only, we got to take a step back to…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Marvel, Disney, Lucasfilm, Marvel Comics, Nostalgia


Before Chris Hemsworth Fought to Keep Thor Fat in Avengers: Endgame, He Almost Played Gambit

Avengers: Endgame takes Thor to an emotional low point so dark that he sinks into an existential, alcohol-fueled depression. It causes the thunder god to go through a drastic physical transformation we don’t see until halfway through the film. When we first see Thor’s new form, it’s initially played for laughs, but as …Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Star Trek, Chris Hemsworth, Thor, Marvel Studios, Gambit, X Men Origins Wolverine, Avengers Endgame


Emilia Clarke Was Once Set to Appear in an Early Version of Iron Man 3

Drew Pearce is a writer and director who, among other things, co-wrote the script of Iron Man 3 with Shane Black. Recently, he dropped some trivia about his time working in Marvel’s sandbox—and who could have worked there alongside him.Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Disney, Iron Man, Marvel Studios, Emilia Clarke, Shane Black, Iron Man 3, Drew Pearce


Captain Marvel Inspires Kree Kids in This Exclusive Deleted Scene

“With great power comes great responsibility” doesn’t just apply to Spider-Man, it applies to any superhero who can use their powers to infuse good in the world. That’s the theme of an exclusive deleted scene io9 is excited to share from Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel.Read more...
Tags: Science, Kids, Marvel, Deleted Scenes, Jude Law, Marvel Studios, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Brie Larson, Blu Ray, Captain Marvel, Skrulls


Why Working on 12 Marvel Movies Only Partially Prepared ILM for Avengers: Endgame

Imagine if Avengers: Endgame was the first Marvel movie. Not storywise, of course. That would be silly. But think about a team-up, comic book movie on this scale coming into theaters, sight unseen. Logistically, that feels like a nightmare for a ton of reasons, especially if a company (or several) was tasked with…Read more...
Tags: Science, Interview, Marvel, Disney, Vfx, Marvel Studios, Ilm, Black Panther, Captain Marvel, Industrial Light And Magic, Avengers Endgame, Russell Earl


The Soul Stone Was the Marvel Cinematic Universe's Least Interesting MacGuffin

Long before any of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s heroes had the slightest inkling they might one day have to literally turn back time to save half of existence, Thanos was busy moving heaven and Titan to get his sizable purple hands on each of the Infinity Stones. Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Thanos, Avengers, Marvel Studios, Russo brothers, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Avengers Infinity War, Infinity Stones, Avengers Endgame


Avengers: Endgame's New Asgard Is Way More Digital Than You Realized

The best visual effects are the ones you don’t even know are there. In a film like Avengers: Endgame, it’s fairly obvious something like the Hulk is a digital effect. The final battle, of course, is largely put together using VFX as well. But you probably didn’t realize how something as simple and quaint as a small…Read more...
Tags: Science, Interview, Marvel, Thor, Asgard, Vfx, Marvel Studios, Practical Effects, Taika Waititi, Thor Ragnarok, Industrial Light And Magic, Avengers Endgame, Russell Earl


Spider-Man: Far From Home's Stealth Suit Was Almost Too Cool for Peter Parker

Peter Parker lives a pretty cool life—one that gets a bit cooler in Spider-Man: Far From Home (even if he doesn’t want it to) when superspy Nick Fury shows up and gives him a mission. The endeavor gives Peter a new costume to play with...one that, at first, the team behind the movie made look almost too cool for…Read more...
Tags: Costumes, Science, Interview, Marvel, Sony, Marvel Studios, Spider Man, Peter, Tom Holland, Peter Parker, Nick Fury, Set Visit, Eric Carroll, Ryan Meinerding, Spider Man Far From Home


Avengers: Endgame's Creators Keep Undoing the Good Will They Had by Explaining the Movie

While Avengers: Endgame is very good at drawing you into the sheer spectacle of itself as you’re watching, when you give it some distance, the movie’s narrative weaknesses become readily apparent. And that’s before the Russo Brothers started to further complicate things with their post-hoc musings. Apparently, though,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Marvel Studios, Russo brothers, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Joe Russo, Anthony Russo, Avengers Endgame




Ant-Man & The Wasp Concept Art Shows the Quantum Realm City We Never Got to See

What all is hiding in the mysterious Quantum Realm? If Ant Man & The Wasp had given us a more detailed glance, it might have looked something like this. Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Disney, Marvel Studios, Janet Van Dyne, Ant Man The Wasp, Quantum Realm, Avengers Endgame


Tom Holland Still Hasn't Seen Empire Strikes Back, Somehow

From Lego Death Stars to name dropping those “walker-thingies,” it’s clear the Peter Parker of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is a bit of a Star Wars nerd. But despite the galaxy far, far away being a recurring thread for the MCU’s Spider-Man, Tom Holland himself still hasn’t seen the iconic film his cinematic…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Interview, Marvel, Disney, Sony, Aliens, Lucasfilm, Marvel Studios, Spider Man, Tom Holland, Set Visit, Empire Strikes Back, Spider Man Far From Home


Avengers: Endgame Has Some Nerve Making Fun of Time Travel Movies

Because real-world time travel back and forth between the past and present is not (yet) possible, and the underlying science behind our working theories as to how it might one day be possible can be difficult to grasp, our ideas about it have largely been shaped by fictional depictions in books, television shows, and…Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Disney, Physics, Back To The Future, Time Travel, Marvel Studios, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Time Travel Movies, Future Tech, Avengers Endgame


Jake Gyllenhaal's Excitement Over His Mysterio Costume Lent More Reality to Far From Home

By now, you’ve had a good look at Spider-Man: Far From Home’s intriguing take on the marvelous Mysterio, one of Spider-Man’s oldest foes, turned into his new best friend in the movie. The character gets a fabulous spin on his comics gear in the film—and part of the reason it looks so good is down to Jake Gyllenhaal…Read more...
Tags: Science, Interview, Marvel, Jake Gyllenhaal, Sony, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Marvel Studios, Spider Man, Set Visit, Eric Carroll, Ryan Meinerding, Mysterio, Spider Man Far From Home, Anna Sheppard


A Good Omens-Themed Prophetical Twitter Account May Have Heralded a Major Endgame Spoiler

What happens when the warnings of Agnes Nutter combine with modern popular culture? Well, it might be Avengers: Endgame spoilers, apparently.Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Marvel, Neil Gaiman, Iron Man, Streaming, Marvel Studios, Spoilers, Prophecy, Amazon Studios, Agnes Nutter, Good Omens, Avengers Endgame


A New Spider-Man: Far From Home Clip Has Some Very Intriguing Teases About the Multiverse

This week’s Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer dropped some pretty major curveballs about how it’s going to deal with Peter Parker’s post-Endgame life—one of which was an allusion to the young hero’s first step into a much larger world. Or, rather, set of worlds. And a new clip has us even more intrigued.Read more...
Tags: Comics, Science, Marvel, Sony Pictures, Marvel Comics, Marvel Studios, Spider Man, Peter Parker, Spider Man Far From Home, Spider UK


How Spider-Man: Far From Home Brings Peter Parker Back Down to Earth

On the UK set of Spider-Man: Far From Home last summer, one question was on the minds of press: How does Peter Parker’s next solo adventure deal with the cataclysmic events of Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame? We didn’t get to find out, obviously. But we did learn how a different scale for Jon Watts’ Homecoming…Read more...
Tags: UK, Science, Interview, Marvel, Earth, Jake Gyllenhaal, Sony, Jon Favreau, Marvel Studios, Samuel L Jackson, Cobie Smulders, Spider Man, Tom Holland, Peter Parker, Jon Watts, Nick Fury


3 New Star Wars Films Will Start Arriving in 2022 (and All the Other News Disney Just Dropped)

The Star Wars saga returns in 2022, and it’s sharing some time with Pandora.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Marvel, Disney, Avatar, Lucasfilm, James Cameron, Marvel Studios, Gambit, Cruella, Nimona, Bobs Burgers, New Mutants, Ad Astra, Pandora Read, Artemis Fowl


Professor Hulk Is Avengers: Endgame's Gift to Bruce Banner

Hulk smash. The Hulk has always smashed; it’s his thing and he’s incredibly good at it. But in Avengers: Endgame, the Hulk is given a new emotional depth that allows him to do more than express rage with his irradiated fists. Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Universal, Marvel Comics, Avengers, Marvel Studios, Mark Ruffalo, Hulk, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Bruce Banner, The Incredible Hulk, Avengers Endgame


Avengers: Endgame's Editor Came Up With One of the Best Lines of the Film

Avengers: Endgame is a movie almost entirely about providing a sense of payoff—to varying degrees of success—to 11 years of Marvel moviemaking. But one of its most powerful payoffs to the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe wasn’t actually in the film from the start. In fact, it didn’t even come from the Russo brothers…Read more...
Tags: Science, Robert Downey Jr, Marvel, Iron Man, Marvel Studios, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Russo, Jeffrey Ford, Avengers Endgame


Spider-Man: Far From Home's Latest Trailer Dropped a Major Bomb About the MCU

Spider-Man: Far From Home’s first trailer begins with a brief warning from Tom Holland because the film features major spoilers about Avengers: Endgame, a movie that (surprise) brings Peter Parker back to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But interestingly, the major shocker the trailer introduces is much, much bigger…Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Jake Gyllenhaal, Sony, Thanos, Marvel Comics, Samuel L Jackson, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Tom Holland, Peter Parker, Multiverse, Infinity Stones, Spider Man Into The Spider Verse, Spider Man Far From Home, Avengers Endgame


In the New Spider-Man: Far From Home Trailer, Peter Parker Reckons With the Endgame

Seriously. If you have not seen Avengers: Endgame yet, you’re not going to want to watch this new trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home. But if you have? You’re in for a treat.Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Sony, Marvel Studios, Spider Man, Peter Parker, Spider Man Far From Home, Avengers Endgame


Let's revisit the comic where Thanos flew around New York in a helicopter and got arrested

Marvel’s 1991 The Infinity Gauntlet storyline was a star-making event for Thanos, an alien tyrant with dreams of intergalactic genocide who was literally in love with Marvel’s personification of death, but that saga is so iconic that it’s easy to forget that he began his life as little more than a cosmic thug. In a…Read more...
Tags: Comics, New York, Science, Marvel, Thanos, Helicopter


Lucasfilm Is Celebrating May the Fourth With A Galaxy's Worth of Star Wars Book Announcements

It’s time to embark on the Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Marvel, Disney, Lucasfilm, Marvel Comics, Del Rey, Kevin Shinick, Rebecca Roanhorse, Ethan Sacks, Star Wars The Rise Of Skywalker



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