First appearing in 1971, the Man-Thing is one of Marvel’s stranger characters. Dr. Ted Sallis is a scientist who suffers a fatal car crash in the swamp and then, thanks to both a chemical mimicking Captain America’s super-soldier serum and the intervention of mystical forces, he rises as a swamp creature with only dim memories of his […]
Comics are a business and sometimes a book is produced that seems more like an ad than a story. In 1991, Marvel Comics released NFL Superpro, a new series starring a former football player who gets super-powers and an indestructible football uniform and wow, wait, this was real? I remember reading this as a kid and […]
This week, filming begins on Avengers: Infinity War. Set to release in 2018, this will be the third Avengers film from Marvel Studios, with a fourth untitled film scheduled for release the following year. Avengers: Infinity War will involve not only the Avengers roster but many other superheroes seen across the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But […]
Peter Parker’s “spider-sense” is arguably his most famous power. It’s been called a “spider-sense” a “danger-sense” and even a “spider instinct.”It gets referenced throughout all corners of pop culture. If someone has a bad feeling, there’s a fair chance they’ll say “my spider-sense is tingling” or “my fill-in-the-blank-sense is tingling!” But what exactly is it? […]
Directed by Scott Derrickson and starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Doctor Strange is the fourteenth Marvel Studios film and the first foray into the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s magical side, delivering a story full of sorcerers, relics, and dark dimensions. So beware of spoilers as we dive into a discussion of just what this movie brings to the table.