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Marvel vs. Capcom 3: 10 Years in the Makingnew

One game has been on the mind of gamers since the first time they saw it in the arcades and on the home consoles back in 2000 — Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes.
San Antonio Current  |  Mike V. and the people's gamer  |  03-07-2011  |  Video Games

Animated Cartoon: Legion of Superzeroesnew

A couple of weeks ago, the Disney Company acquired Marvel Comics, which has the rights to most of the most famous superhero characters.

Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  09-22-2009  |  Cartoons

A New Book Examines the Daring, Difficult Comic Artist Steve Ditkonew

Of Marvel's big three, Stan Lee, and artists Jack Kirby and Ditko, Ditko is the one most often overlooked, something for which he himself is partly responsible. In many ways, however, he's the most fascinating, and certainly the most frustrating.
Montreal Mirror  |  Rupert Bottenberg  |  08-05-2008  |  Nonfiction

'The Incredible Hulk' Fails in the Shadow of 'Iron Man'new

Edward Norton, try as he does with an almost heroic effort to make Bruce Banner as interesting as his towering, verdure-shaded beefcake within, doesn't possess Robert Downey's casual radiance.
Dallas Observer  |  Robert Wilonsky  |  06-17-2008  |  Reviews

Hulk Lack Emotional Resonance!new

More of a continuation than a remake of Ang Lee's critically mixed Hulk (2003), The Incredible Hulk seems intent on repairing the damage inflicted by its predecessor.
The Portland Mercury  |  Wm. Steven Humphrey  |  06-13-2008  |  Reviews

With Ed Norton, Marvelites Get the Movie Monster They Deservenew

This Bruce Banner has the same soft-voiced, nerdy naturalism Ed Norton brought to Fight Club. The idea is to upgrade The Hulk from comic book teen dream to boomer alter ego.
New York Press  |  Armond White  |  06-12-2008  |  Reviews

Jon Favreau's 'Iron Man' Has a Heartnew

Rather than cutting directly to the chase, it takes its time to involve us in the characters, who are relatively three-dimensional as comic book movies go, and who are played by the kinds of actors who know how to make a lot out of not very much.
L.A. Weekly  |  Scott Foundas  |  05-02-2008  |  Reviews

My Only 'Iron Man' Complaint?new

With all of Iron Man's blockbuster-y action and sharp banter, only one thing's missing: Unlike in the comics, where Tony can't ever seem to put down the bottle, not once does he get drunk in Iron Man.
The Portland Mercury  |  Erik Henriksen  |  05-01-2008  |  Reviews

Grumpy Young Supermen

Indie comics' crime maestro plays matchmaker for Marvel's odd couple.
Columbus Alive  |  J. Caleb Mozzocco  |  07-08-2005  |  Fiction

Comic Heroes Save the Day for Fictionnew

Closely observed and fondly earnest examinations of comics' golden and silver ages shoot through this smart, stylish, not-just-for-geeks collection like a barely contained, rare elixir whose strange effects reveal themselves only over time.
The Georgia Straight  |  John Burns  |  08-05-2004  |  Nonfiction

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