“Marvel’s Avengers Assemble” is back with a third season, but with a new title, a slightly new look, and a new direction. Redubbed “Marvel’s Avengers: Ultron Revolution,” things are a bit different and still much the same. There is a lot to talk about, meet me after the jump for my thoughts on “Adapting to Change.”
This weekend the world will be introduced to the Ant-Man of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but before you hit the theaters, do you know what the origins of the comic book version are? How many Ant-Men have there been, and who’s who? He’s my favorite Avenger, so I’m volunteering to give you all the scoop, unbiased, or at least mostly. Learn all about this original Stan Lee Silver Age superhero, after the jump, with Biff Bam Pop’s Ant-Man primer.
We all know that the Squadron Supreme is a twisted alternate dimension version of the Justice League in the Marvel Universe that has frequently crossed paths with the Avengers. So far on “Avengers Assemble” our heroes have faced off against counterparts of Superman, Batman, and the Flash. This week it’s Green Lantern’s turn. Meet me after the jump for my thoughts on “Spectrums.”
I’m actually a fan of the Scott Lang Ant-Man character (the second Ant-Man) over the original Hank Pym Ant-Man character. (Ducks for cover).
Sacrilege! To the pitchforks! Strike the torches! Bring him down!
I know. I know. How could I possibly say that, being a “purist” sort of fellow myself? I mean, I like my Nutella on plain, untoasted, Wonder bread. I’m not a fan of company branding on my shirts. And Batman is at his best when his costume is a gray sweater with a black bat symbol on it.
Even though I’m a fan of the Scott Lang character, I’m still keen on the affectionately and cheekily titled Ant-Man: Larger Than Life #1 – out today.
Follow me after the jump and I’ll tell you why!
The Avengers are back together again, the threats of Ultron and Thanos have been vanquished, for the moment, so what better time to add a new member? The first new member we’ve seen so far since the Falcon in “Marvel’s Avengers Assemble” is Ant-Man, and Hawkeye’s not so happy about it. Meet me after the jump, for my thoughts on “The New Guy.”
We talk about what we liked and didn’t like, what worked and what didn’t work, the history of Ultron, both in the comics and in the films, and what really blew us away about the flick. We also discuss how the TV series “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” connects up to this film and the rest of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and then what we’re looking forward to in Phase Three of this mighty Marvel film franchise.
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Avengers: Age of Ultron opens tonight across America, and has been out in most of the world for a week now. Not only the Avengers, but also their adversary Ultron, are everywhere, but what do we really know about Ultron? Who is he, what is he? Ultron has been called the Avengers’ greatest enemy, and he is, because it’s personal, he’s family. Meet me after the jump for the meltdown on Marvel’s malevolent machine messiah, Ultron!
Disney X D is hedging its bets by getting an early start with the conclusion to its animated Ultron saga on “Marvel’s Avengers Assemble,” putting it on air just days before the American premiere of Avengers: Age of Ultron. With a civil war of Avengers going on, this is the worst possible time for the malevolent machine messiah to strike, but it’s always darkest before the dawn. Meet me after the jump for my review of “The Ultron Outbreak.”
Since the recent original graphic novel Avengers: Rage of Ultron, Hank Pym and Ultron are now closer than ever, but there was a time when you couldn’t mention one without the other. Pym probably won’t be a part of the Avengers: Age of Ultron movie, and he hasn’t yet been mentioned in conjunction with the animated version of the robotic villain in “Avengers Assemble.” Maybe that changes with this episode. Meet me after the anthill jump for my thoughts on “Small Time Heroes.”
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. This week, we’re talking about Glenn’s drag adventure at Hamburger Mary’s, ‘religious freedom’ in Indiana, and Avengers: Rage of Ultron, along with all the usual stuff. See and hear more after the jump.