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I read comics on Apple’s Vision Pro . . . It was fine

Few joys in this cold world can match cracking open a new comic on a lazy Sunday morning. Nothing to do, nowhere to be — just you, a mug of coffee and some sequential art. Not much has fundamentally changed about the American comic book since publishers began collecting newspaper strips as bound volumes in…

1:56 pm PST • February 15, 2024
I read comics on Apple’s Vision Pro . . . It was fine

Since the company’s earliest days as an MIT spinoff, Boston Dynamics’ systems have always provided entertainment value. It’s something the Hyundai-owned firm has long embraced by releasing dozens of wildly…

Boston Dynamics joins forces with firm behind ‘Avatar,’ ‘Jurassic Park’ animatronics

“Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3” is now available on Disney+ starting today. In the latest quest, the Guardians are living peacefully in Knowhere, a mining colony on the outskirts…

‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ makes its debut on Disney+

Disney+ released today the first teaser trailer for the second season of Marvel Studios’ “Loki,” starring Tom Hiddleston as the “God of Mischief.” Following the events of the first season…

Disney+ drops ‘Loki’ Season 2 teaser trailer

EA (Electronic Arts) announced Monday that its new studio Cliffhanger Games is developing a third-person, single-player Black Panther game in a joint effort with Marvel Games. Cliffhanger Games claims that…

EA to launch single-player Black Panther video game

This isn’t a facetious question; it’s an unanswered one. What, if anything, is an ethical way to use current generative AI in a major, public-facing work of art? This quandary…

If the ‘Secret Invasion’ title credits aren’t an ethical use of AI art, what is?

Marvel’s latest series, “Secret Invasion,” made its debut on Disney+ today, sparking tons of backlash after it was confirmed the intro sequence was AI-generated. “Secret Invasion” director Ali Selim admitted…

Artists are upset that ‘Secret Invasion’ used AI art for opening credits

President of Marvel Studios Kevin Feige took to the Disney Upfront stage Tuesday to announce that Marvel’s new Disney+ show, “Echo,” is getting a binge release — a first for…

Disney+ changes up its release model, plans to launch all ‘Echo’ episodes at once

Disney+ has announced that six Spider-Man films and the 2018 film “Venom” will be launching on the streaming service in the United States. Tobey Maguire’s trilogy of “Spider-Man,” “Spider-Man 2”…

Five of Sony’s Spider-Man movies are coming to Disney+

If you’ve ever wanted to listen to Hulk yelling into your earphones while you run, here’s your chance. Today, Marvel announced its new mobile fitness app, Marvel Move, featuring immersive…

Marvel’s new fitness app Marvel Move brings superheroes to your workout routine

Marvel Studios released a teaser trailer today for “The Marvels,” featuring three badass female superheroes — Captain Marvel, Ms. Marvel and Captain Rambeau. The movie is set to hit theaters…

MCU’s female superhero trio team up in ‘The Marvels’ movie

Marvel’s top boss Kevin Feige thinks the company might adjust its plans when it comes to releasing shows on Disney+ and space them out for better consumption. In an interview…

Marvel top boss wants to space out show releases on Disney+

“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” is now streaming on Disney+, 82 days after it was released in theaters — the longest window between theatrical release and streaming release of any Marvel…

‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ gets its streaming debut on Disney+

Visual effects artists, especially the ones that work on Marvel films, are in more demand than ever — and rarely get enough credit. Nearly a dozen VFX houses contribute to…

VFX studio Perception takes us inside the tech of ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’

Marvel released the first trailer for “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” today, which gives fans a look at Jonathan Majors as Kang the Conqueror and, for some reason, Bill Murray.…

Marvel drops first trailer for ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania’

Disney+ revealed that “Thor: Love and Thunder” will be coming to the streaming service on September 8. The announcement is a part of this year’s Disney+ Day — an annual…

‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ to premiere on Disney+ next month on Disney+ Day

Disney+ made its debut at San Diego Comic-Con 2022 (SDCC) and gave Marvel fans a whole bunch of shows to look forward to. This marked Marvel Studios’ first appearance at…

Disney+ delivers first looks of new Spider-Man, X-Men, Groot and Marvel Zombies animated series

Disney+ strays farther from its family-friendly image with the addition of “Deadpool,” “Deadpool 2” and “Logan” arriving to the streaming service today, July 22. Alongside Disney’s announcement yesterday, the company…

Disney+ US goes R-rated with ‘Deadpool,’ ‘Deadpool 2’ and ‘Logan’

Slated to hit theaters on July 8, 2022, “Thor: Love and Thunder” will see the God of Thunder taking some time off and Natalie Portman starring as Doctor Jane Foster,…

New ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ trailer reveals a new goddess of thunder

Alongside news that Disney+ will now house the Marvel live-action shows that were previously available on Netflix, the company today announced it will also introduce new parental controls that allow…

Disney+ gains the Marvel series from Netflix and new parental controls

Disney+ is the latest streaming app to add support for Apple’s SharePlay, the iOS 15 feature that offers a co-viewing experience over FaceTime video calls on iPhone, iPad, Mac or…

Disney+ rolls out support for Apple’s SharePlay co-viewing experience over FaceTime

If Pair’s announcement is any indication, the direct-to-consumer eyewear market is doing quite well.

Pair Eyewear focuses on adult glasses as it takes in $60M

Disney+ is bringing IMAX’s Expanded Aspect Ratio across 13 Marvel movies on its platform on November 12. The new format means that viewers will see smaller black bars in certain…

Disney+ is launching a special IMAX format for 13 Marvel movies

Marvel and SiriusXM have opened a new Apple Podcasts channel, which includes a paid tier. The service costs $4/month (which may vary by country) after a seven-day trial.

Marvel shows are now available through Apple Podcast subscriptions

The next Marvel Cinematic Universe show will premiere on Disney+ in November and Hawkeye has a festive setting. Watch the trailer for the new show starring Jeremy Renner and Hailey Steinfeld…

Disney+ ‘Hawkeye’ trailer shows Clint Barton’s past catching up with him

Marvel is rolling out a brand new version of its Marvel Unlimited comics subscription app. Among the updates are exclusive Infinity Comics: high-res vertical comics designed for phones and tablets.

The Marvel Unlimited comics app just got a major overhaul

Update: Disney issued the following response to the suit, There is no merit whatsoever to this filing. The lawsuit is especially sad and distressing in its callous disregard for the…

Scarlett Johansson files suit over Disney+ ‘Black Widow’ release

Disney announced today it has sold the game studio FoxNext Games Los Angeles, the makers of “MARVEL Strike Force” and other titles, as well as Cold Iron Studios in San…

Disney sells mobile game studio FoxNext Games to Scopely

Early adopters of Disney+ are mostly watching Marvel and Star Wars movies and TV shows, according to a new third-party report by SimilarWeb out today. The analytics firm measured Disney+…

Star Wars and Marvel content is most watched among Disney+ trial users, led by ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

In an effort likely aimed at boosting family memberships, Spotify this morning announced a new partnership with Disney on the creation of a Disney Hub on its streaming service. Here,…

Spotify partners with Disney on a new streaming hub aimed at families