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Shang-Chi's New Trailer Blasts the Marvel Universe Into Phase 4

Much like the first Iron Man took a smaller character from the comics and made him into a huge star to kick off a brand new story, Shang-Chi will soon do the same. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings will be the full-fledged theatrical kickoff to Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Its second trailer is…Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel Comics, Michelle Yeoh, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Brie Larson, Chi, Marvel Comics Characters, Destin Daniel Cretton, Fu Manchu, Tony Leung, Awkwafina, Shang Chi, Simu Liu, Shang Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings, Entertainment Culture, Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase Four


Amazing Spider-Man's New Era Brings Back Ben Reilly as Spider-Man

Ben Reilly already had a very wild legacy at Marvel Comics, but his return a few years ago in Clone Conspiracy—and his spinoff series as the Scarlet Spider once more—only added to a backstory that, even by comic book superheroes’ most egregious standards, was a bit bonkers. Ben’s pushing all that aside though in a new…Read more...
Tags: Comics, Science, Marvel Comics, Spider Man, Ben, Peter Parker, Nick Spencer, Ben Reilly, Human Interest, Marvel Comics Characters, Scarlet Spider, Saladin Ahmed, Spider Woman, Patrick Gleason, Zeb Wells, Fictional Characters


Marvel's SWORD Brought 2 Unexpected Guests to the X-Men's Hellfire Gala and Beyond

What was obvious the moment that Marvel’s mutants began sending out invitations for the latest Hellfire Gala was that while the function was partially meant to introduce the rest of the world to Krakoa, it was also an elaborate stunt building up to some great statement about the future of mutantkind. Read more...
Tags: Science, Anya, Marvel Comics, Sword, Doom, Magneto, Pietro, Gerry Duggan, Emma Frost, Marvel Comics Characters, Jonathan Hickman, Little Earth, New Mutants, X Men, Fictional Characters, Valerio Schiti


Suicide Squad's King Shark Was a Pain in the Ass for James Gunn

James Gunn knows how to make VFX look realistic. His work on Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy with creating Rocket Raccoon and Groot has made the characters a staple of the MCU.
Tags: Science, Films, Dc Comics, Shark, Rocket, Suicide Squad, Guardians Of The Galaxy, Sylvester Stallone, James Gunn, Groot, David Ayer, Human Interest, Marvel Comics Characters, Fictional Characters, King Shark, English Language Films


Loki Theories: Let's Hear Your Best and Your Worst

The second episode of Loki is here, and the show is already twisting its own twists enough to make a contortionist blush. But one major reveal in particular already has everyone talking—and we want to know what you think is going on!Read more...
Tags: Science, Thor, Asgard, Wiccan, Loki, Jane Foster, Cabal, Marvel Comics Characters, Norman Osborn, Fictional Characters, Surtur, Enchantress, Sophia Di Martino, Asgardian, Sylvie Lushton, Norse Mythology In Popular Culture


Marvel's She-Hulk Adds Jameela Jamil as the Villain

After the defeat of Thanos and restoration of half the the galaxy, the Marvel Universe seemed like a rather good place to live. So it’s fitting that a star from The Good Place is now on her way to stir shit up. Jameela Jamil, who played Tahani on the hit NBC show, is joining Marvel’s upcoming Disney+ series She-Hulk…Read more...
Tags: Comics, Science, Nbc, Tatiana Maslany, Mark Ruffalo, Hulk, Tim Roth, Bruce Banner, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Jameela Jamil, Marvel Comics Characters, Tahani, She Hulk, Fictional Characters, Jennifer Walters, Titania


Jameela Jamil Joins She-Hulk as the Villain

After the defeat of Thanos and restoration of half the the galaxy, the Marvel Universe seemed like a rather good place to live. So it’s fitting that a star from The Good Place is now on her way to stir shit up. Jameela Jamil, who played Tahani on the hit NBC show, is joining Marvel’s upcoming Disney+ series She-Hulk…Read more...
Tags: Comics, Science, Nbc, Tatiana Maslany, Mark Ruffalo, Hulk, Tim Roth, Bruce Banner, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Jameela Jamil, Marvel Comics Characters, Tahani, She Hulk, Fictional Characters, Jennifer Walters, Titania


Patrick Stump's Spidey and His Amazing Friends Theme Is a Web-Slinging Bop

Whether it’s the classic ‘60s bop, the ‘90s heavy metal guitar wails, or the pop-rock goodness of Spectacular Spider-Man, Peter Parker’s animated adventures have always had some pretty banging theme songs. His latest animated show, aimed at younger audiences, is no exception, thanks to Fall Out Boy vocalist Patrick…Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Missy Elliot, Spider Man, Patrick, Pete, Patrick Stump, Spidey, Peter Parker, OCK, Gwen Stacy, Miles Morales, Kamala Khan, Marvel Comics Characters, Fictional Characters, Creative Works


Updates From Indiana Jones 5, Dungeons & Dragons, and More

full steam ahead on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. Get a glimpse of a Cisco-Less Team Flash on The Flash. More Loki clips tease time weirdness and Owen Wilson’s Mobius. Plus, Space Jam: A New Legacy gets the ESPN treatment in the silliest way possible. Spoilers now!Read more...
Tags: Science, Fiction, Cisco, Netflix, Dragon, Espn, Lebron James, Guardians Of The Galaxy, Kate, Owen Wilson, James Gunn, Indiana Jones, Dungeons Dragons, Joe Hill, Loki, Rick


Updates From Doctor Strange 2, Loki, and More

The Toxic Avenger may have found its villain. Get a glimpse of Diggle’s return on Batwoman. Filming beings on Evil Dead Rise. Plus, new clips from Luca, and what’s to come on Legends of Tomorrow. To me, my spoilers!Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Amelia Earhart, Batwoman, Elijah Wood, Doctor Strange, Vanity Fair, Loki, Luca, Natasha, Sam Raimi, John Wick, Lennie James, Michael Park, David Ramsey, Diggle


Into the Spider-Verse 2 Recruits Issa Rae as Spider-Woman

We don’t know what the sequel to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is actually going to be called yet, but its first new cast member has just been revealed. It’s Issa Rae, best known for creating and starring in the HBO show Insecure, who’ll be voicing Jessica Drew, aka, Spider-Woman. The Hollywood Reporter broke the…Read more...
Tags: Comics, Hbo, Science, Chris Miller, Spider Man, Phil, Jess, Peter Parker, Spider Gwen, Miles Morales, Peni, Issa Rae, Venom, Marvel Comics Characters, Jessica Drew, Joaquim Dos Santos


X-Men's Hellfire Gala Is Already a Scandal, Surprising No One

After weeks of hype-building, the X-Men’s 2021 Hellfire Gala kicked off this week in the pages of Marvel’s ongoing Hellions, Marauders, and X-Force series. Unsurprisingly, the extravagant mutant gathering is already threatening to upend the delicate balance of power keeping humanity from going to war with Krakoa. Let…Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel Comics, Sage, Jean Grey, John Bolton, Charles Xavier, Gerry Duggan, Emma Frost, Marvel Comics Characters, Chris Claremont, New Mutants, Zeb Wells, X Men, Quentin Quire, Fictional Characters, Marauders


Disney’s Avengers Theme Park Is Nerdy in the Mighty Marvel Manner

The Walt Disney Company’s latest theme park creation opens Friday at Disney’s California Adventure in Anaheim, California and every corner of it is filled with winks and nods to all things Marvel. But the film, TV, and theme park giant’s new “Avengers Campus” won me over when I saw the Lego Death Star. Read more...
Tags: Comics, Science, Marvel, Disney, Web, Oscar, Walt Disney Company, Avengers, Spider Man, Wasp, Jacob, Natasha, Bruce Banner, Tony Stark, The Walt Disney Company, Tom Holland


How Loki Shapeshifted From Nordic Folklore to a Marvel Icon

There are more than 800 years between the stories of Viking god Loki first being written down and his arrival (in the superb Tom Hiddleston) in the Marvel cinematic universe in 2011’s Thor. The new Disney+ series Loki, set to be released on June 9, is primed to explore more antics of Thor’s trickster brother as he…Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Thor, Sir, Stan Lee, Marvel Comics, Tom Hiddleston, Viking, Lucifer, Loki, Arthur, Carl Jung, Odin, Chris Bishop, Fenrir, Ragnarok


RIP Paul Soles, the Original Voice of Spider-Man

Peter Parker’s status as one of the most iconic superheroes of the western canon has meant that, as he web-slinged his way out of the comics medium and into alternate formats, many writers, actors, and voice artists have leant their interpretation as to who Spider-Man is. But now, one of the first to do so outside…Read more...
Tags: Science, Stan Lee, Spider Man, Bruce Banner, Canadian Radio, Rick Jones, Peter Parker, Miles Morales, Ben Reilly, Human Interest, Marvel Comics Characters, Spider Woman, Fictional Characters, Stanley Lieber, Alternative Versions Of Spider Man, Spider Man In Other Media


Hair, Hairballs, and Harley Sum Up the Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of the latest in plastic goodness. This week, Miles Morales gets upstaged, the Age of Questionable Mutant Hair hits Marvel Legends, and The Suicide Squad is already on the merch train. Check it out!Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Adobe, Etsy, Netflix, Hasbro, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, Hair, James Gunn, Pascal, Robin, Spider Man, Mattel, Harley, Peter Parker


Marvel's Aaron Taylor-Johnson Is Sony's Kraven the Hunter

Aaron Taylor-Johnson is going from Kick-Ass to Quicksilver to Kraven the Hunter. The former Avengers star has been cast as the frequent Spider-Man villain in a Sony Marvel production directed by J.C. Chandor and set for release January 13, 2023.Read more...
Tags: Science, Sony, Jc Chandor, Marvel Studios, Spider, Elizabeth Olsen, Spider Man, Hunter, Evan Peters, Wednesday, Taylor Johnson, J C Chandor, Morbius, Venom, Kick Ass, Quicksilver


Aaron Taylor-Johnson Is Sony's Kraven the Hunter

Aaron Taylor-Johnson is going from Kick-Ass to Quicksilver to Kraven the Hunter. The former Avengers star has been cast as the frequent Spider-Man villain in a Sony Marvel production directed by J.C. Chandor and set for release January 13, 2023.Read more...
Tags: Science, Sony, Jc Chandor, Marvel Studios, Spider, Elizabeth Olsen, Spider Man, Hunter, Evan Peters, Wednesday, Taylor Johnson, J C Chandor, Morbius, Venom, Kick Ass, Quicksilver


Marvel's Eternals Trailer Breakdown: Who's Who and WTF Is That?

The first full teaser trailer for Chloé Zhao’s Eternals doesn’t really have much to tell us about why now is the time for Marvel’s mighty immortal race to emerge out of the shadows to bring their eons-spanning fight to the forefront. But it does give us our first solid look at just which of Jack Kirby’s esoteric…Read more...
Tags: Wtf, Science, Salma Hayek, Neil Gaiman, Angelina Jolie, Olympus, Marvel Comics, Marvel Studios, Jack Kirby, The Avengers, Kit Harington, Crystal, Richard Madden, Proctor, Russo, Garret


Marvel’s Eternals Trailer Introduces Earth’s Secret Super Team

Though most everything about the Marvel Cinematic Universe to date has made it seem as if all of the most pivotal moments in the fictional reality’s history have taken place relatively recently, the studio’s upcoming Eternals film is set to recontextualize everything with a story about some of Earth’s earliest,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Salma Hayek, Earth, Angelina Jolie, Kit Harington, Richard Madden, Gemma Chan, Kumail Nanjiani, Don Lee, Sprite, Marvel Comics Characters, Eternals, Brian Tyree Henry, Barry Keoghan, Bryan Tyree Henry, Fictional Characters


Disney's New Spider-Man Ride Will Allow You to Purchase Upgrades

Certain video games allow you to spend a few dollars to get add-ons that give you an advantage—and sometimes, it can go a little overboard. Disney is bringing that idea into its theme parks with the new Spider-Man ride opening in June—Web Slingers: A Spider-Man Adventure Read more...
Tags: Science, Rescue, Disney, Power, Iron Man, Spider Man, Peter Parker, Disney California Adventure, Marvel Comics Characters, Marvel Animation, Fictional Characters, Walt Disney Studios Park, Avengers Campus, Disney Parks Experiences and Products, Alternative Versions Of Spider Man, Spider Man In Other Media


John Ridley Will Pick Up the Black Panther Torch After Ta-Nehisi Coates

While Ta-Nehisi Coates’ run on Marvel’s Black Panther solo comic may be coming to an end just as the writer turns his sights to the future of DC’s Superman, the Wakandan King’s story is anything but over.Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Disney, Dc, Black Panther, Afrofuturism, John Ridley, Ta Nehisi Coates, Wakanda, White Tiger, Marvel Comics Characters, Fictional Characters, Shuri, Tchalla, Entertainment Culture, Juann Cabal


Extra, Extra, Get Your Giant Spider-Man Daily Bugle Lego Set Here

It’s J. Jonah Jameson’s eternal question: Spider-Man—threat or menace? Now you can pretend to write your own scathing op-ed about New York City’s misunderstood webslinger with help from this absolutely amazing, four-story Daily Bugle skyscraper set from Lego, complete with 25—not a typo, twenty-five—figures, some of…Read more...
Tags: Comics, Science, New York City, Sandman, Spider Man, Peter Parker, Gwen Stacy, Miles Morales, Venom, Robbie Robertson, Marvel Comics Characters, J Jonah Jameson, Spider Woman, Ben Urich, Fictional Characters, Mysterio


Marvel's Secret Invasion Series Taps Thomas Bezucha and Ali Selim to Direct

Marvel’s Secret Invasion series is crazy stacked with A-Listers like Oscar winner Olivia Coleman (The Favorite), Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones), Kingsley Ben-Adir (Bridgerton), with Samuel L. Jackson reprising his role as Nick Fury, and Ben Mendelsohn coming back as Skrull shapeshifter Talos.Read more...
Tags: Science, Oscar, Marvel Comics, Ben Mendelsohn, Samuel L Jackson, Illuminati, Emilia Clarke, Talos, Nick Fury, Marvel Comics Characters, Kree, Olivia Coleman, Fictional Characters, Kyle Bradstreet, Skrull, Thomas Bezucha


All the Animals American Men Think They Can Beat in a Fight and Why They Can't

According to a YouGov poll released on Friday, some humans have extremely poor judgment when it comes to determining which animals they could win a one-on-one, unarmed fight against. Namely, they think they can win those fights at all.Read more...
Tags: Science, Kangaroo, Grizzly, Crocodile, Scavengers, Human Interest, Marvel Comics Characters, Apex Predators, Grizzly Bear, Frans de Waal, Organisms, Fictional Characters, Fur Trade, Fauna Of Alaska, Hero 108


Guardians of the Galaxy's Dave Bautista Is Ready to Pass on the Drax Mantle

The gut-wrenching backstory of Drax the Destroyer has been mentioned several times in the current run of Marvel movies but never told in full. If that story ever gets a Black Widow-esque prequel origin treatment, though, star Dave Bautista plans to be looking at the screen, not being on it.Read more...
Tags: Science, Fiction, Guardians Of The Galaxy, James Gunn, Drax, Dave Bautista, Marvel Comics Characters, Fictional Characters, Adam Warlock, Entertainment Culture, Science Fiction Comics, Draftnebula


We Are Exhausted, We Are the '90s X-Men Cartoon's Jean Grey

Beloved as Marvel’s animated X-Men cartoon from the 1990s continues to be, we’ve long since looked back on the classic series and recognized how, in the grand scheme of things, traditionally powerful characters like Storm, Rogue, and Jean Grey were done few favors in terms of depicting them at the top of their games.…Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, X Factor, Marvel Comics, Cyclops, Logan, Xavier, Carol Danvers, Jean Grey, Excalibur, Dark Phoenix, Marvel Comics Characters, X Men, Juggernaut, Fictional Characters, Phoenix Force


Nebula's Got Gamora on the Brain in an Exclusive Marvel Book Excerpt

The daughters of Thanos are in a race to retrieve the heart of a planet in a new YA book starring two of Marvel’s fiercest warriors. Gamora and Nebula: Sisters in Arms was written by Mackenzi Lee, who previously wrote the book Loki: Where Mischief Lies—and we’ve got an exclusive excerpt.Read more...
Tags: Science, Guardians Of The Galaxy, Thanos, Stan Lee, Marvel Comics, SO, Zoe Saldana, Nebula, Marvel Comics Characters, Gamora, Eternals, Mackenzi Lee, Fictional Characters, Adam Warlock, Endgame, Draftnebula


Venom: Let There Be Carnage May Have a Wild Spider-Man Scoop

Venom: Let There Be Carnage’s first trailer was mainly about reintroducing the world to Woody Harrelson’s Cletus Kasady, a sociopathic serial killer destined to bond with an alien symbiote of his own. But it also might have dropped in a surprising tease about the future of the SPUMC, Sony’s awkwardly-named cinematic…Read more...
Tags: Science, Sony, Woody Harrelson, Naomie Harris, Spider Man, Mulligan, Michelle Williams, Sam Raimi, Peter Parker, Ben Reilly, Morbius, Venom, Marvel Comics Characters, Eddie Brock, Mac Gargan, Carnage


Venom: Let There Be Carnage First Trailer Sets Its Lethal Villain Free

Though Sony’s first Venom movie turned Eddie Brock and his unsuspecting symbiote partner into heroes by having them face yet another symbiote threat, the movie also established that there was at least one other significant threat on the West Coast that would eventually need seeing to in the future.Read more...
Tags: Science, Sony, Woody Harrelson, West Coast, Venom, Marvel Comics Characters, Eddie Brock, Mac Gargan, Carnage, Fictional Characters, Cletus Kasady, Symbiote, Sony Pictures Universe Of Marvel Characters, Imax Films, English Language Films, Entertainment Culture