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20 01, 2012

Countdown to Avengers: Before the Avengers Initiative

By |2017-06-17T14:50:07-04:00January 20th, 2012|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , |3 Comments

Most nerds would agree that in the current state of comic book movies, Marvel is outshining DC. Since Blade in 1998, a surprisingly decent film, Marvel has slowly but surely overtaken and far surpassed DC in terms of overall quality and scope with their properties on the silver screen. This is all culminating in one [...]

12 09, 2011

Countdown to Avengers

By |2017-03-17T00:52:50-04:00September 12th, 2011|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Shortly after the launch of this blog, news came out about the new approach that Marvel was taking with some of its movies. Four years ago, we were hopeful about the idea, but skeptical that it could come to pass. Following this project has been a delight and I for one marvel (pun intended) that [...]

2 07, 2011

(Nerd) Lunch Special: The Thirst Avenger!

By |2017-03-17T00:52:52-04:00July 2nd, 2011|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

Okay, this is technically not called "The Thirst Avenger," but Dunkin Donuts missed out on a really apropos name for any one of their new Captain America: The First Avenger-themed drinks.Over the past few years, very few super hero themed food products have grabbed my attention. The Hostess cakes that I chose for my Atomic [...]

3 11, 2010

Zombies, Mining, and Barnacles

By |2017-03-17T03:00:04-04:00November 3rd, 2010|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , |12 Comments

Jeeg, PLee and I had a good e-mail discussion yesterday. Here's an edited version that we share with you. CT: Re: The Walking Dead . . . suddenly a genre show is cool and if you didn't watch it, you're a nerd outcast. I think I liked it better when society didn't like the things [...]

30 07, 2010

By Whedon’s Beard

By |2017-03-17T00:59:46-04:00July 30th, 2010|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , , |4 Comments

PLee and I had a bit of an e-mail discussion recently about Joss Whedon directing the Avengers. My thoughts are posted here for dissection. There are Buffy/Angel/Firefly/Dr. Horrible spoilers below so beware if you haven't completed those series.I honestly have mixed feelings about Joss directing The Avengers. The pros are that he can do team [...]

14 06, 2010

The Mighty Invaders

By |2017-03-17T01:00:46-04:00June 14th, 2010|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |8 Comments

Word on the street is that "Captain America: The First Avenger" will have a big role for Cap's WWII allies, the Invaders.In the 1970s, Marvel writer and Golden Age fanboy supreme Roy Thomas decided to pull a major retcon and say that Cap, Namor, and the android Human Torch (along with various sidekicks and later [...]

26 09, 2009

Signing the Cast: Captain America

By |2017-03-16T01:34:12-04:00September 26th, 2009|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , , |5 Comments

I haven't done one of these in a while, but after finishing up Battlestar Galactica recently, I decided that Jamie Bamber should be playing Captain America in the movie. Although he's not blonde, that can be fixed. Bamber played Lee "Apollo" Adama who wound up being one of only two characters on that show I [...]

14 06, 2008

Incredible Hulk: Ferrig-yes or Ferrig-no?

By |2017-03-17T01:04:03-04:00June 14th, 2008|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Who's going to see the new Hulk movie? I'm intrigued, but due to my "movie theater boycott," I will not be seeing this until DVD.If you see it, post a comment and let us know what you thought of it.Also, just set up a new poll in the sidebar about the Avengers movies. Let us [...]

5 05, 2008

True Believers

By |2017-03-17T01:04:04-04:00May 5th, 2008|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , |9 Comments

Hulk - Summer 2008Ant-Man - UnknownIron Man 2 - April 30, 2010Thor - June 4, 2010The First Avenger: Captain America - May 6, 2011The Avengers - July 2011Well, there's the schedule for Avengers-related movies that are in the pipeline. I put Ant-Man in there in the hopes that Marvel will get that out in 2009. [...]