Tag Archives: Marvel

Vanity Fair maps ‘every Marvel cinematic moment in New York City’ from the awakening of Steve Rogers to the Vulture/Spiderman showdown.

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Protectin’ the Red, White and Blue and even some non-Americans too…

Bad Lip Reading injects a little deep-fried trailer park flavour into the Marvel franchise.

Previously: I Have Flaps

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In an act of unsurpassed nerdishness, the Wall Street Journal explores how the colour palette of Avengers comic books has changed since 1965 ‘ thanks to advancements in technology and a shift to a more cinematic aesthetic’

MORE: 50 Years of ‘Avengers’ Comic Book Covers Through Color (WSJ)

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About time, says Karl furiously.

Cian O’Mahoney, writes:

“We [youth campaigners SpunOut.ie] have another in our popular series of charity table quizzes coming up, this time it will be based on all the Marvel movies to date.
The questions will be taken from all Marvel movies to date (not just ones related to the Avengers) so you better brush up on your Spider-man, X-Men, Iron-Man, Captain America, Thor, Fantastic Four, The Incredible Hulk, Punisher, Blade, Daredevil, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Avengers and more!
We will have six question rounds, one picture round and a video round. There have been almost 40 movies based on Marvel comics since 1986, so you’d better start re-watching now!”

D2 Nightclub, 60 Harcourt Street, Dublin , Tuesday, September 2 at 7pm SHARP.

Marvel Table Quiz (SpunOut)

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An officially sanctioned LEGOfication of the Guardians Of The Galaxy trailer by Sean Willets and Forrest Whaley.

Previously: Guardians Of the Galaxy (Extended Clip)

And Now, The Guardians of the Galaxy Trailer in LEGO (iO9)

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In August 1963, a young (pre the second ‘R’) George R. Martin was so impressed with Fantastic Four (issue 17) that he wrote to its creators Stan Lee and Jack Kirby of Marvel – the nascent author of A Song Of Ice And Fire in full geekeloquent flow.

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A comprehensive guide to the kinda-likes, nowhere-nears and you’re-having-a-laughs as compiled by the X-Men In Your Face Tumblr (‘All X-Men, All The Time’)

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Anon writes:

“Cork artist Will Sliney [author of Celtic Warrior The Legend of Cú Chulainn’ ] has been announced as the artist on Marvel’s new Spider-Man 2099 series….”

He’s a bit of a legend in fairness.

SPIDER-MAN 2099 Swings Again In New Ongoing Series with Peter David (Newsarama)

Will Sliney

Previously: Meanwhile, In Ballycotton

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In this quasi-promo for Marvel’s upcoming Thor sequel, master swordsmith Tony Swatton and his crew forge a chromoly steel replica of that hammer at Tony’s Burbank California workshop.

Previously: Forging Gimli’s Axe

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