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Heroes and Villains – Reviewing The Week’s Marvels 4-5-2017

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This week in Heroes and Villains our selection of new Marvel Comics include the continuing battle between Kang and the Avengers, the aftermath of Inhumans Vs. X-Men and another chapter in the Captain Hydra saga. Meet me after the jump for my thoughts on Avengers #6, Royals #1, X-Men Gold #1, and Captain America Steve Rogers #15… warning, spoilers ahead…

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Avengers: Ultron Revolution S03 E24: ‘Civil War, Part Two: The Mighty Avengers’

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Civil War continues in the Marvel Animated Universe as the Avengers disband from conflict in the shadow of the Inhuman Registration Act. From the ashes of the old, a new team is formed, the Mighty Avengers. Meet me after the jump for my thoughts on “Civil War, Part 2: The Mighty Avengers.”

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Civil War II Prequels and Side Stories

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Civil War II is not just happening in the core title this summer and autumn (and possibly into winter!), but also throughout the Marvel Comics line. There have been a ton of comics connected to it and talking about it, or at least pretending to. Meet me after the jump and I’ll be discussing Civil War II comics featuring Ulysses, Karnak, Doctor Doom, Nick Fury, and the Totally Awesome Hulk, among others.

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Glenn Walker Reviews Civil War II: Choosing Sides #1 and Ultimates #8

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Choosing Sides, the companion title to Civil War II, is out this week, more an anthology loosely linked to the ongoing story than anything else, it treats us to tales of Nick Fury, Night Thrasher, and Damage Control. Also out this week is the newest issue of Ultimates, retelling the start of this crossover event. Check out my reviews after the jump.

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AVENGERS #0 Assembles Earth’s Mightiest This October!

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New York, NY—September 14th, 2015 — This October, Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are reforged, retooled and recharged for the All-New, All-Different Marvel Universe! But first, kickoff the all-new Avengers line of titles with AVENGERS #0 – featuring new stories setting the stage for six new ongoing series! Someone is watching, carefully studying the movements of the Avengers and those in their orbit. But are they friend, or foe?!

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The GAR! Podcast: Listener Feedback

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Biff Bam Pop! presents The GAR! Podcast, the Glenn Walker and Ray Cornwall weekly podcast where they talk unrehearsed about whatever happens to come to mind. It’s an audio-zine for your mind, a nerd exploration of a nerd world, coming to you from across the vastness of suburban New Jersey via Skype. This week, we’re talking about listener feedback, reality television, comics, rainbows, barbecue, and Ray takes another shot at Chris Christie, along with all the usual stuff. See and hear more after the jump.

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The GAR! Podcast: A Canadian in New Jersey

 

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Biff Bam Pop! presents The GAR! Podcast, the Glenn Walker and Ray Cornwall weekly podcast where they talk unrehearsed about whatever happens to come to mind. It’s an audio-zine for your mind, a nerd exploration of a nerd world, coming to you from across the vastness of suburban New Jersey via Skype. This week, we’re talking about Marvel Comics writer Al Ewing, One Million Moms, and Biff Bam Pop!’s own Andy Burns’ trip to New Jersey, along with all the usual stuff. See and hear more after the jump.

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It’s The Age Of AVENGERS: ULTRON FOREVER On The Wednesday Run

Avengers Ultron Forever 1 coverThe pop culture clock is counting down, heading into the month of May, at a pace that makes the heart skip a beat (or two).

Why? Because on May 1st, one of this year’s most eagerly anticipated summer movies drops into our cinema-going laps.

That’s right! Your favourite Marvel Comics superheroes return for another big-budget adventure in Avengers: Age of Ultron!

But who, exactly, is this Ultron character – a comic book villain that most people around the globe would probably mistake for the main protagonist in the 1999 animated sci-fi flick, The Iron Giant? No worries. This month, Marvel has got you covered. You’ll know exactly who Ultron is – and the threat he poses to mankind everywhere with Avengers: Ultron Forever #1.

Follow me after the jump for the menacing scoop!

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Captain America Gets Doubly Mighty On The Wednesday Run

Maybe it’s because of this year’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier, one of the great superhero films made.

Maybe it’s because of the weekly Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. television series, which has been firing on all cylinders in its second season.

Maybe it’s because of last month’s pretty awesome Avengers: Age of Ultron teaser trailer.

All of these things have got Captain America fans, old and new, whipped up into a bit of frenzy. And today Marvel Comics services that frenzy with two – count ‘em two – new Cap titles to read! Follow me after the jump for the goods…

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The History of Angela Revealed in Thor & Loki: The Tenth Realm #1

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We’ve all heard of the Nine Worlds in the mythology of Marvel Comics’ Thor, and there was much fanfare when Neil Gaiman’s Angela was introduced to the Marvel Universe from beyond. Now we learn her secret origin, how it ties in with Thor and Loki, and THE TENTH REALM! Check out this special preview, from the current Original Sin, after the jump!

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