Marvel Comics

The new Disney+ streaming service is oriented around fans and families

You can tell a lot about a service by what it prioritizes on its home screen. With the new Disney + service, the focus is initially organized by fan base, with different silos for the company’s

Spoiler-heavy Spider-Man trailer establishes a way forward for Disney’s Marvel Universe

A new trailer for “Spider-Man: Far From Home” has just been released, and it’s setting up a way for Marvel to finally unite the disparate elements of its franchises. The trailer cont

Captain Marvel becomes the latest Marvel film to bring in $1 billion for Disney

Captain Marvel has crossed the $1 billion mark in worldwide ticket sales, according to a report in Variety. It’s the seventh movie based on Marvel Comics’ intellectual property to hit tha

Captain Marvel rakes in $455 million in worldwide weekend haul

Captain Marvel, the latest superhero film from Disney’s Marvel franchise, is bringing home the bacon — to the tune of a $455 million box office total for the weekend. The movie, Marvel&#82

‘Wolverine: The Long Night’ is Marvel’s first scripted podcast

Having conquered just about every other form of media, Marvel’s getting into the scripted podcasting game. Launching in Spring of next year, ’Wolverine: The Long Night’ marks the comics-turned-m

Celebrating Jack Kirby, the King of Comics, at 100

“Smashing thru,” the caption reads, “Captain America came face to face with Hitler … ” The 10-cent book appeared on store shelves a full year before Pearl Harbor officially woke the sle

Don’t turn comics publishers into IP factories

This past week’s news that Netflix would purchase independent comics publisher Millarworld is hardly an outlier. It echoes larger moves made by Warner Brothers and Disney, when they purchased the tw

Marvel is bringing its superheroes to VR with a new Oculus-exclusive game

The Incredible Hulk and some of his other box office money-grabbing super pals will be coming to the world of virtual reality. Marvel Powers United VR, announced at Disney's D23 event on Saturday, wil

Marvel’s Inhumans TV trailer suggests a waste of great characters

Oh no, this is bad. Marvel's Inhumans TV series has its first trailer, and it looks like a dismal low-rent sci-fi train wreck. Which is not the fault of the source material. Watch for yourself and jud

Black Panther’s artist and editor on diversity in comics and relaunching the iconic superhero

Marvel Comics just launched a new Black Panther series, written by Ta-Nehisi Coates (that’s right, the well-known journalist and author of New York Times bestseller Between The World and Me) a

Scribd Adds Comics From Marvel, IDW, And Others To Its Subscription E-Book Service

In case getting unlimited access to an enormous library <a href="">of e-books</a> and <a href="

ComiXology Announces 65M Downloads, Inks Exclusive Multi-year Deal With Marvel To Distribute Digital Comics

Comics on the iPad. A match made in nerd heaven, right? Well, today it gets even better with the announcement that ComiXology and Marvel Entertainment have entered into a multi-year deal that sees

Marvel and Aurasma Show Off New Line Of Augmented Reality Comics

Today at <a href="">SXSW</a>, <a href="">Marvel</a> announced a partnership with Autonomy's <a href="">Auras

Boing Boing shows off the Marvel Comics iPad app

The Marvel Comics app one of the three iPad apps that actually make me want to drink the Apple kool-aid and go lay down alongside the Apple faithful to slowly drift towards a land of simple, non-multi

First look at Mickey Rourke as Whiplash in 'Iron Man 2'

<img src="" alt="" />In Jon Favreau’s upcoming sequel to Iron Man, Mickey Rourke will be going head to head with Robert Downey J

Preview: Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk for Xbox 360