The first trailer for the new Spider-man film has finally been released and it’s a doozie! If you’ve seen Captain America: Civil War, you’ll know it (spoiler alert!) featured a certain Peter Parker in a cameo role.

It looks like Spider-Man: Homecoming picks up after that, as the trailer features the ever-suave Tony Stark (a.k.a. Iron Man) who seems to have adopted a kind of mentor role for Peter. I think it’s a nice overlap with the rest of the Marvel cinematic universe and will make sense to people who saw Spider-Man’s last outing.

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Oh how I’ve waited for news of the sequel to ‘Guardians of the Galaxy‘. Finding the trailer online this morning was a great start to the day and had me laughing out loud in seconds. Baby Groot! Baby Groot! Drax still doesn’t get subtlety and Star Lord remains an adorable sleaze-bag. The sociopathic genetically altered […]

I’ll fully admit that I went to see this film out of a sense of obligation. I’m a massive Marvel Comics fan and have enjoyed nearly all of the movie adaptations they’ve made in the past few years. But I was worried about Doctor Strange, as it represents such a change in tone from it […]

Want the shortest version of this? Captain America: Civil War is excellent for fans of comics, super heroes and action films.

However, if you don’t know what S.H.I.E.L.D. is or how it’s different from Captain America’s shield, you may find it hard to keep up with this one. Indeed, if you can’t accept that it’s perfectly reasonable for two World War II soldiers to have experienced different forms of suspended animation and still be able to smash down doors and leap through walls, then maybe you should give it a miss.

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What a way to wake up this morning – seeing Twitter ablaze with links to the trailer for the Dr. Strange film! I’ve been looking forward to this since it was a announced as I’ve always been a fan of these slightly offbeat comics, where the focus is on other realities, rather than heroes knocking […]

There’s no other way to put this – Captain America: Civil War looks epic. I’m more excited for this film than any of its predecessors in the Marvel Studios catalogue. After several high-profile outings for the Avengers, featuring not a small amount of collateral damage, the government brings in a registration protocol. The need to […]

An epic post from Comic Book Resources, outlining all the various teams the X-Men (and spin-offs) have constituted since the 60s. I’m not that old, but I remember from number 3 onwards. Such happy memories of hours spent reading x-books (even when they were so god-awful back in the 90s) and trying to figure out […]

I am. And I’m looking forward to it! Here’s the first trailer for ‘Captain America: Civil War‘ which, if the comics are anything to go by, will pitch hero against hero as they fight over the government requirement to have a ‘register’ of super-heroes. The Avengers ‘schism’ and find themselves on opposite sides of the […]

I know what you’re thinking. Another Spider-Man relaunch? Just how complicated can a Spider-Man story get? He swings between buildings and delivers snappy one-liners while smacking the bejaysus out of costumed criminals.  Before you get too cynical and wonder why the need for a new #1 issue, let me explain that this is more fundamental […]