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The comic inspired by the podcast inspired by the comic

It’s 2018, and pop culture is one giant ouroboros. Exhibit A: Wolverine: The Long Night, the new comic miniseries inspired by the podcast that was inspired by the comics. Is this a first? Maybe? Who

Captain Marvel is here to save the 90s in first trailer

Brie Larson’s cosmic superhero couldn’t have asked for a better setup than Avengers: Infinity War (Caution — minor spoilers ahead, naturally). Revealed via Nick Fury’s (Samuel L. Jackson) peri

Branded Worlds: how technology recentralized entertainment

I love Hollywood box-office numbers because they provide a hard statistical view of cultural currents. Did you know, for instance, that there had never been a weekend when 8 of the top 10 movies in Am

‘Black Panther’ just became North America’s highest-grossing superhero movie

After the remarkable string of weekends it’s been having, it was really just a matter of time before Black Panther wrestled the top spot from his fellow Avengers. As of today, the Ryan Coogler-direc

Original Content podcast: We take a drink with season two of ‘Jessica Jones’

Netflix recently released the second season of Marvel’s Jessica Jones, which finds the titular private detective dealing with unwanted fame and investigating the mysterious organization that gav

Watch Jessica Jones grapple with being a hero in Netflix's Season 2 trailer

Netflix’s Jessica Jones is coming back for its second streaming season very soon, and there’s a new trailer you can watch to whet your appetite for the Marvel superhero show. This season l

Original Content podcast: We welcome the reign of Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’

Marvel’s Black Panther officially opens today, but TechCrunch’s Darrell Etherington and Anthony Ha have seen it already. Darrell and Anthony are both comic book nerds, and the latest episo

Graphic India raises $5M to build a Marvel-like digital comic brand for India

It’s been some time since we wrote about Graphic India, a new media startup that believes India should have its own home-grown answer to cartoon empires like Marvel. The 30-person company been b

All of Marvel’s heroes come together in the first trailer for ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

If you were wondering whether Marvel could make a super team-up bigger than The Avengers, the new trailer for Avengers: Infinity War suggests that the answer is a firm yes. Virtually every hero in the

Original Content podcast: ‘The Punisher’ arrives with a bang

Marvel and Netflix’s latest show The Punisher stars Jon Bernthal as the bloodthirsty superhero. Bernthal first took on the role in the second season of Daredevil, but now he’s the headline

Original Content podcast: Marvel’s ‘Runaways’ looks like an all-around good time

Lord of the Rings as a streaming TV series? It might happen. Also, Netflix is releasing a comic book with Mark Millar, and Harry Potter is getting its very own Pokémon Go. Plus, TechCrunch’s Da

Original Content podcast: Marvel’s ‘Inhumans’ are here, and they’re very cheesy

We’re breaking the rules a little for this one. While TechCrunch’s Original Content podcast is focused on new shows and movies from streaming services like Hulu and Netflix, we’ve al

Watch Wakanda come to life in Marvel’s new ‘Black Panther’ trailer

Marvel’s The Black Panther is coming to theatres next year on February 16, and now we have a better look at what to expect from the movie. There’s Black Panther, of course, returning in hi

Netflix’s new teaser for ‘The Punisher’ reveals killer survival skills

Netflix’s The Punisher is coming to the streaming service later this year, starring Jon Bernthal in the title role reprising his role from Daredevil. The latest Marvel/Netflix team-up focuses no

Crunch Report | Marvel and Star Wars going exclusively to Disney streaming

Today’s Stories  Disney’s streaming service will exclusively get Marvel and Star Wars movies Amazon is looking for a 2nd headquarter city, a ‘full equal to Seattle’ Spotify and Hulu partn

Disney’s streaming service will exclusively get Marvel and Star Wars movies

Bad news for Netflix: Disney CEO Bob Iger now says that Disney’s forthcoming streaming service, which is set to debut in late 2019, will exclusively get Star Wars and Marvel movies. This is in a

Marvel’s ‘Inhumans’ still looks very bad in latest trailer

Marvel’s upcoming Inhumans might be the first truly bad thing to come out of its expanded cinematic TV and movie universe, judging by the early looks we’re getting at the series, which pre

Netflix’s new trailer for ‘The Punisher’ depicts a concrete killer

With the release of ‘The Defenders’ today, Netflix has also released a new trailer for ‘The Punisher,’ the spin-off focused on Daredevil villain/ally Frank Castle, portrayed by

Marvel and Star Wars standalone streaming services are still being considered, says Disney

If you’re wondering why Marvel movies and Star Wars weren’t mentioned as being among the titles included in Disney’s upcoming streaming service, announced yesterday, that’s bec

Party City invests $4 million in Punchbowl, which now powers its digital invites platform

Party City, the party goods supplier and retail chain, has taken a minority stake in digital invitations platform Punchbowl, the companies announced today. The deal will see Punchbowl’s technolo
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