Luke Cage (Power Man), Iron Fist, Daredevil, Jessica Jones
Yesterday Disney President Bob Iger announced the official location of the Marvel Netflix series as well as the order in which they will appear. Beginning with Daredevil next year Netflix subscribers the world over will be subject to “The Defenders” side of the MCU. Here is part of the official statement (the rest can be found here as well as the full press conference in video format).
“Last November, Disney and Netflix announced an unprecedented deal for Marvel TV to bring multiple original series of live-action adventures of four of Marvel’s most popular characters exclusively to the world’s leading Internet TV Network beginning in 2015. This pioneering agreement calls for Marvel to develop four serialized programs totaling 52 one-hour episodes culminating in a four to eight episode mini-series programming event. Continue Reading
Get ready for a krutacking good time!
Marvel has announced, via MTV, that the ever loveable and oh so huggable, machine gun wielding Rocket Raccoon is set to get his own solo series this July! Set to be written and drawn by current Wizard of Oz artist Skottie Young, Rocket will be sent on an adventure through the cosmos alongside his always reliable friend Groot.
Skottie likens the new series to the old Looney Tunes cartoons, I can only take that as a good thing. A hearkening back to the days of my childhood reimagined with massive guns and tree people, it sounds like a dream! Continue Reading
Kept hidden for years from the public, Barack Obama has just gone on record officially unveiling the Iron Man Program! Continue Reading
(Scored out of ten; below 5 = not worth seeing, 6 = ok, 7 = good, 8 = great, 9 = fantastic, 10 = next to perfect)
Ichabod Crane (Tom Mison) & Abbie Mills (Nicole Beharie)
Sleepy Hollow has managed to maintain its impressive run all the way to its climax. I am happy to say that my expectations were definitely exceeded in a number of categories. While not the perfect show, it manages to strike a fantastic balance between humour, wit and drama. However there were a few things I believe could have used some improvement. Continue Reading
The Guardians in all their glory!
Over the last few years Marvel has crafted an intricate, entertaining and generally adored universe by weaving together seemingly unrelated properties culminating in the global phenomenon “Marvel’s The Avengers”. What started with Iron Man and the Hulk has grown to include other notable heroes Captain America and the god of thunder, Thor himself. Even lesser known characters like the Black Widow or Falcon are getting on screen incarnations. Thus far phase 2 of Marvel’s cinematic universe has opted to play it safe, offering us follow-ups to its established franchises. But that is all about to change with the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy. Continue Reading
Marvel has just announced a new original novel titled “Rocket Raccoon & Groot Steal the Galaxy” from writer Dan Abnett.
Fans may remember him as one of the former writers (alongside Andy Lanning) on the critically praised Guardians of the Galaxy comic series of 2008. To all of the people that have not heard of him before, or are put off by him coming from a background of comics, don’t fret. Abnett has a long history with prose writing, ranging from licensed material to completely original work. Some novels he’s authored include ‘Doctor Who’, ‘Warhammer 40k’ and ‘The Unremembered Empire’. Continue Reading
This is just a short essay I whipped up for an American Lit class I’m taking. It turned out better than I thought so I figured I would post it here in the hopes that a fan of the book finds it interesting or knowledgable. In any case enjoy!
In Zorah Neal Hurston’s “Their Eyes were Watching God” Janie’s hair symbolizes her emotional state and the way people perceive her. Her hair acts as the visual cue as to her sense of freedom at any given Continue Reading