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Honey- I Shrunk the Superhero!

Hot off the presses! News sources reported yesterday that Paul Rudd is the star of one of the movies in the Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Who does Brian Fantana’s alter ego portray? Wait for it… wait for it…

Ant-Man!

Wait- where’s everyone going? Come back…

Just like Marvel’s announcement of the title (and villain) for the Avengers sequel, I’d assume that many non-geeks are saying- huh? There’s really a superhero called Ant-Man? Yes, Virginia, Ant-Man is real. Pull up a seat- let’s talk.

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Hello, My Name is Ultron and I Have Daddy Issues

At Comic-Con yesterday, Joss Whedon announced that the sequel to the blockbuster The Avengers will be titled The Avengers: Age of Ultron. The inevitable response to this: who is Ultron and why do I care?

Let’s take a look at Ultron as a character in Marvel comics.

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My Rant Against the Hollywood Adaptation (Avengers Assemble!)

The Avengers, the next installment in the mostly-solid string of Marvel adaptations, opens May 4th. I, along with my fellow diehard fans, will be sitting down at midnight to take in the next adventure. This particular subset of the Marvel Universe has really rocked with two Iron Man movies, Thor, and Captain America. The reboot of The Incredible Hulk with Edward Norton was solid. (Sorry Ang Lee- I loved Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon but Hulk was shit.)

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