Thursday, 27 April 2017

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MARVEL AND IMAX® INVITE UK FANS TO GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL 2 MUSIC BOOTH AT THE BFI IMAX, LONDON

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Fleetwood Mac. ELO. Cat Stevens. What do they all have in common?

1)    Iconic album artwork
2) They're on the new Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack - "Awesome Mix Vol 2". Obviously.

Now you can be the star of your own album cover masterpiece - your Awesome Mix.
Working with IMAX, Marvel UK have created the brand new music experience. Just come down to the BFI IMAX Waterloo between 28 April  - 7 May to experience Vol 2, and we'll put you on the cover of your own Awesome Mix alongside the ultimate band of renegades; the Guardians of the Galaxy. You will receive a digital copy of your own personalised album artwork.

Set to the all-new sonic backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, Marvel Studios’ “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” continues the team’s adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. Starring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel as Groot and Bradley Cooper as Rocket, “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” blasts into cinemas Friday 28th April. 

Select scenes from the movie will be specially formatted with an expanded 1.9:1 aspect ratio exclusive to IMAX, meaning fans will get to experience 26% more image in IMAX than in standard cinemas. So you have to experience it in IMAX. Obviously. Book tickets here.

EXPERIENCE IT IN IMAX® 3D APRIL 28
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Chris Evans to appear on CBeebies reading Even Superheroes Have Bad Days

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Chris Evans, star of Gifted and Captain America, has been revealed as the latest in the stellar-line up of CBeebies Bedtime Story readers.

Chris reads Even Superheroes Have Bad Days, by Shelly Becker and Eda Kaban, which has lots of fun ideas to help little ones cope when they’re feeling overwhelmed. All children have trouble getting a grip on their emotions, sometimes even young superheroes! Chris tells the tale of how they can channel their energies.

Chris Evans says: “I'm honoured to be the next guest on CBeebies Bedtime Stories which is such a special show. I hope families have as much fun watching as I had reading!”

Chris joins the long list of celebrities who have presented a CBeebies Bedtime Story, including Tom Hardy, Isla Fisher, Jessica Ennis-Hill, Emilia Fox, Damian Lewis, David Tennant, Rosamund Pike, Tim Peake, Nadiya Hussain, Warwick Davis, Derek Jacobi, Maxine Peake, James McAvoy and David Hasselhoff.

Chris’ story airs at 6.50pm on Wednesday 10th May

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

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Eddie Brock is Back – Your First Look At The Oversized VENOM #150!

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Oversized Anniversary Spectacular!

Reunited, and it feels so good! Or, is it bad? Either way you swing it, Eddie Brock is back, and he’s bonding with the symbiote once more in May’s can’t-missVENOM #150 – the oversized anniversary issue! Series writer Mike Costa is joined by superstar guest artist Tradd Moore for an extended main story featuring Eddie’s return to the pages of Venom. Bonded together again, Eddie and the symbiote are web-slinging their way across New York City. But, is their relationship as harmonious as it once was? Or is their bond more sinister than ever?

But that’s not all! In addition to a brutal main feature from Costa & Moore, VENOM #150 features the return of iconic past Venom creators! First up, because you asked for it – secrets will be revealed! How did Flash Thompson come to lose the symbiote before it found its way to former Army Ranger Lee Price? The Venom: Space Knight creative team of Robbie Thompson and Gerardo Sandoval have the answers! Then, it’s back to the mean streets of San Francisco as fan-favorite creators David Michelinie and Ron Lim present a tale set between the pages of their iconic Venom: Lethal Protector series!

This May, it’s good to be bad. Be there as a parade of Venom creators past and present take everyone’s favorite symbiote into the future! Don’t miss VENOM #150 – available May 24th digitally and wherever comics are sold!

VENOM #150 (MAR171008)
Written by MIKE COSTA, ROBBIE THOMPSON & DAVID MICHELINIE
Art by TRADD MOORE, GERARDO SANDOVAL & RON LIM
Cover by GERARDO SANDOVAL
Remastered Variant by MARK BAGLEY (MAR171013)
Variant Covers by CLAYTON CRAIN (MAR171009), GABRIELE DELL’OTTO (MAR171015),
ADAM KUBERT (MAR171011), JAMES STOKOE (MAR171011) and SKOTTIE YOUNG (MAR171010)
Remastered Sketch Variant by MARK BAGLEY Also Available (MAR171014)
FOC – 05/01/17, On-Sale – 05/24/17

To find a comic shop near you, visit www.comicshoplocator.com or call 1-888-comicbook. 

VENOM #150

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THE DC SUPER HERO GIRLS CREATIVE TEAM CELEBRATES FREE COMIC BOOK DAY WITH FAN SIGNINGS AT EARTH-2 COMICS

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Shea Fontana, Yancey Labat and Monica Kubina To Participate in Free Comic Book Day On May 6 With Two Signings at Earth-2 Comics

WHAT:            Join Shea Fontana, Yancey Labat and Monica Kubina, the creative team behind the New York Times bestselling DC Super Hero Girls graphic novel series for a can’t-miss signing event. Fans won’t want to miss the DC SUPER HERO GIRLS Free Comic Book Day issue, which includes a sneak peek of SUMMER OLYMPUS due out this summer, and their chance to meet the writer and artists behind the critically acclaimed series at Earth-2 Comics’ Northridge and Sherman Oaks locations on Free Comic Book Day, May 6th.

DC Super Hero Girls is an exciting new universe of superhero storytelling that builds character and confidence and empowers girls to discover their true potential. Starring Wonder Woman, Harley Quinn, Bumblebee and Batgirl, the special Free Comic Book Day issue features an exciting, action-packed story from the upcoming original graphic novel DC SUPER HERO GIRLS: SUMMER OLYMPUS, out on June 27th, that readers of all ages will enjoy.

In addition, DC Comics will also be giving away a WONDER WOMAN Free Comic Book Day issue on May 6th. New York Times best-selling writer Greg Rucka and fan-favorite artist Nicola Scott weave the definitive and shocking tale of Diana's first year as Earth's protector. Paradise has been breached, Ares stirs, and the Amazons must answer with a champion of their own...one who is willing to sacrifice her home amongst her sisters to save a world she has never seen. Wonder Woman's journey begins in this epic origin story.

No purchase or wristbands necessary to attend.

WHO:              Shea Fontana, Yancey Labat and Monica Kubina – Writer, illustrator and colorist of DC SUPER HERO GIRLS FREE COMIC BOOK DAY SPECIAL EDITION #1

WHERE:         Earth-2 Comics                       Earth-2 Comics
                        8967 Reseda Blvd.                  15017 Ventura Blvd.
                        Northridge, CA 91324             Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

WHEN:            Saturday May 6, 2017
11am-12:30pm (Northridge), 2:30-4pm (Sherman Oaks)


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AMAZON PRIME VIDEO TO PREMIERE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED SUPERHERO COMEDY THE TICK ON 25TH AUGUST


Today Amazon Prime Video announced Friday, 25th August as the premiere date for the highly-anticipated superhero comedy series The Tick starring comedy legend Peter Serafinowicz as “The Tick”.


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About The Tick
In a world where superheroes have been real for decades, an accountant with zero powers comes to realize his city is owned by a super villain. As he struggles to uncover this conspiracy, he falls in league with a strange blue superhero.

The Tick will premiere in the UK and US on Amazon Prime Video on Friday 25th August and will be available globally on Prime Video.
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The series is created by executive producer and original illustrator of The Tick Ben Edlund. The cast includes Peter Serafinowicz (Guardians of the Galaxy, Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace) Griffin Newman (Search Party), and Valorie Curry (Blair Witch, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2).

Hashtag: #TheTick


 
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MARVEL COMICS PROUDLY PRESENTS "CAPTAIN MARVEL: ALIEN NATION” FEATURING MUSIC FROM CHVRCHES

CAPTAIN MARVEL: ALIEN NATION

Revolutionary Marvel Spotlight Video Series Boldly Expands Exposure of Marvel’s Captain Marvel 
Paired with some of Today’s Top Musical Acts
                                                                                                              
Marvel Comics is proud to present an unprecedented approach in introducing the world to Marvel Comics and the next great breakout Marvel Super Hero – Captain Marvel! Masterfully mixing animated comics with in-depth narration and commentary, this fresh new video series is designed to present a whole new audience to the world of Carol Danvers, a.k.a., Captain Marvel, staring in her brand new comic book series THE MIGHTY CAPTAIN MARVEL available now in your local comic shop.

THE MIGHTY CAPTAIN MARVEL, written by New York Times best-selling author, Margaret Stohl (Black Widow: Forever Red, Black Widow: Red Vengeance), garnered international buzz and attention upon the announcement this past year. Marvel continues the excitement surrounding Marvel’s celebrated high-flying former Air Force pilot turned Super Hero, Captain Marvel, through a brand new Marvel music spotlight video series accompanied with the track “Keep You On My Side” from Chvrches.


A new "Captain Marvel: Alien Nation" has been released paired with the latest issue of Marvel Comics’ THE MIGHTY CAPTAIN MARVEL. The "Captain Marvel: Alien Nation" videos educate new and old fans about Stohl’s THE MIGHTY CAPTAIN MARVEL series through commentary, motion graphics, as well as an energetic score from some of the world's biggest musical acts.

Narrated by writer, Margaret Stohl, accompanied with some of the world's biggest musical acts, "Captain Marvel: Alien Nation" will introduce fans to the history of Carol Danvers and spotlight why she is the hero to watch moving forward.

THE MIGHTY CAPTAIN MARVEL #4 is available digitally through the Marvel Digital Comic Shop and at all local comic book retailers. To find a comic shop near you, visit www.comicshoplocator.com or call 1-888-comicbook. 

CAPTAIN MARVEL: ALIEN NATION

CAPTAIN MARVEL: ALIEN NATION

CAPTAIN MARVEL: ALIEN NATION

CAPTAIN MARVEL: ALIEN NATION



Tuesday, 25 April 2017

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BATMAN: ARKHAM VR FOR HTC VIVE AND OCULUS RIFT AVAILABLE NOW

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Batman™: Arkham VR for HTC VIVE™ and Oculus Rift from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment is now available. Batman™: Arkham VR was previously available for PlayStation®VR, and is a top-selling virtual reality experience from the critically acclaimed Rocksteady Studios. 



The first virtual reality experience to immerse players into the Dark Knight’s universe, Batman™: Arkham VR allows fans to step into Batman’s cowl like never before. PC players with HTC Vive™ and Oculus Rift hardware are now able to experience Gotham City through the eyes of the World’s Greatest Detective, and delve deep into a tense Batman™: Arkham mystery. Players will enter a virtual reality world where they must think like Batman™ and utilise his legendary gadgets, unraveling a plot that threatens the lives of his closest allies. 

Batman: Arkham VR will support both the Oculus Touch and Vive Controllers, and also have full gamepad support on PC, including the PS4™ Dual Shock 4 Controller, Xbox One Controller and the Steam™ Controller. 

Batman: Arkham VR is rated PEGI 18. For more information or to join the Batman: Arkham VR conversation, please visit www.batmanarkhamvr.com or find us @BatmanArkham on FacebookTwitter and Instagram