As “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” quickly approaches, we are getting more and more info on the movie and, by extension, “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” Recently, Bob Iger announced that The Winter Soldier will lead directly into Age of Ultron (though if you’re looking for… Read More »Marvel News RoundUp
Chris grew up during the Disney renaissance of animation and took his first trip to Disney World when he was ten. Even though he has loved Disney his whole life, his obsession didn't start until he began planning a trip for his honeymoon. Right now, his primary job (at least the one that doesn't pay the bills) is to indoctrinate his daughter with his love of Disney while at the same time convincing his wife to move to Orlando so he can become a tour guide in the parks. He can also be found indulging in his nerdy side (both Disney related and otherwise) at nerdintherealworld.wordpress.com.
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. returns to ABC tonight with a new episode and here’s hoping that, despite taking a short break, they can maintain the momentum that the previous two episodes have been building. Tonight’s episode finds the team undercover on a train in Italy… Read More »Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Preview 1-13: T.R.A.C.K.S.
We’ve got two more weeks before we get new episodes of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. so I thought we could take a step back and see how the show is fairing. The first half of the season, while enjoyable, has progressed very slowly. That said, we… Read More »Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – How Would You Bring Back Viewers?
We’ve seen how Disney has been incorporating Marvel into their world, whether it’s in the theme parks and cruise ships or teaming up with Phineas and Ferb to save the world, but now it’s time to see how Marvel incorporates Disney into their world.
The Disney Kingdoms brand of comics launched this week with Seekers of the Kingdom #1. The first issue sets the stage as siblings, Max and Melody Keeps discover that there is more to their family than their parents have been letting on, including their adventurous Uncle Roland and a secret entrance to a strange place called the Museum of the Weird.
“Museum of the Weird” sound familiar? It’s the name of a walk through attraction that Walt wanted to build in connection with the haunted mansion and it was based on ideas by Rolly Crump.
This first issue, while full of action and weirdness, serves to set up the rest of the story, introducing us to the heroes and villains as well as something called a Coffin Clock, which the resident baddies wants to get their hands on.Read More »Disney Kingdoms Comics: Seekers of the Weird
Previously on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on ABC:
We were reunited with the team just a few days after Coulson’s capture as they were in pursuit of a guy named Vanchat, who they hoped could help find their leader. After returning to the bus with Vanchat, Agent Hand promptly kicked Skye off and Skye promptly followed her own leads to search for Coulson.
I really liked Skye’s story in this episode. She proved her intelligence and her use to the team. And I definitely got a good chuckle from her impersonation of May. She brought some much needed levity to an otherwise dark episode.
Meanwhile, the mystery surrounding Coulson’s death is unraveling. What I really wanted to know was whether or not this Coulson is the same one that we’d gotten to know in the movies. The episode didn’t answer all of the questions about his resurrection, but it did answer that one.
This isn’t a clone and this isn’t a Life Model Decoy. This is Agent Phil Coulson of S.H.I.E.L.D. who underwent multiple procedures that were both very risky and very shady.
My next question is the same as Agent Hand’s — Why is Coulson worth all the trouble to bring him back to life? Does Fury just like him that much or is there something deeper?
The last revelation of the episode is that Mike has survived the explosion but our unknown antagonist has replaced one of his eyes with the eye camera/bomb that we’ve seen already.
That’s a lot to build on and I look forward to seeing what happens.
Now on to tonight’s show:Read More »Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. episode 12 preview – Seeds
When we left the team before the hiatus Coulson had been captured and we don’t know what happened to Mike in the explosion. The official synopsis is: “’The Magical Place’ will have Coulson uncovering some very important details surrounding the mystery of his death. Centipede… Read More »Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. episode 11 preview – The Magical Place
It’s been a slow few weeks for new Marvel news, but slow does not equal boring so let’s get to it. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. will be introducing a new super-villain when it returns in January. In the comics, Donnie Gill is Blizzard (take a guess… Read More »Marvel News Roundup – Slow, but Not Boring
Last weeks episode was my favorite thus far. I’ve enjoyed all of the episodes, but I think the way they told this story is exactly what the show had been missing. Let’s recap, shall we? Previously, on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Floating bodies begin popping up,… Read More »Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD Episode 7 preview – The Hub