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MONSTERS UNLEASHED Unleashes Monster-Sized Launch Party Events!

Run if you can! Hide if you must! Monsters have invaded the Marvel Universe! Nothing can prepare heroes across the globe for Monsters Unleashed! But you can be prepared! To coincide with the highly anticipated release of MONSTERS UNLEASHED #1, Marvel is bringing widescreen action and epic destruction to your local comic shops with MONSTERS UNLEASHED LAUNCH PARTIES. Not only is your local comic shops the place to be on January 18th to get your hands on the oversized first issue, but you’ll also be able to get your hands on some special items exclusive to these launch parties – including the all-newMonsters Unleashed Sketchpad!  To ensure the launch of MONSTERS UNLEASHED is a sales success, each retailer opting in to the event will receive an Monsters Unleashed Party Kit, containing exclusive promotional materials and sales tools to assist their efforts. Retailers interested in participating should check their Marvel Mailer for info on how to opt-in by 12/5 (SEP168783), ensuring they r…

Stars, Stripes & Explosive Action – Your First Look at U.S.AVENGERS #1!

In a world beset by danger, the United States of America needs a team of heroes they can rely on. In 2017, you’re gonna get them, True Believer – because they’re coming at you in the highly anticipated U.S.AVENGERS #1 from creators Al Ewing and Paco Medina! Prepare yourselves for the coming of…AMERICAN INTELLIGENCE MECHANICS! Now operating as part of the U.S. Government, A.I.M. will dare any danger – no matter how awesome it may be. They’ll fight the good fight to protect their nation from the weirdest, wildest, threats around. Sunspot, Cannonball, Iron Patriot, Enigma, Captain America 20XX,Squirrel Girl and the Red Hulk - the most patriotic super-group of them all is here and they’re ready to save the day. And you better believe they’ll do it all looking tried and true in the red, white and blue! Are you ready? Can you handle…the U.S.Avengers? Don’t miss one moment of the high-octane action when this can’t-miss new series debuts on January 4th in U.S.AVENGERS #1!
U.S.AVENGERS #1 (OC…

Marvel Comics’ ICEMAN – Creators & More Revealed!

“I've stood side by side with the toughest, most powerful heroes in the known universe and always held my own. But today... today I need to be something more.” - Iceman New York, NY—November 29, 2016— Today, Marvel Comics is excited to announce that, coming in 2017, led by creators Sina Grace (All-New X-Men) and Alessandro Vitti (Secret Warriors, Avengers Arena), Marvel Comics’ ICEMAN, will take adult Bobby Drake on a brand new mission to prove himself as one of the most powerful Super Heroes in all of the Marvel Universe and stop any opposition cold in its tracks.
After the cataclysmic fallout of Inhumans vs. X-Men comes the highly anticipated new title featuring Marvel’s coldest crusader – ICEMAN! Launching next year, fans will embark on an all-new quest following one of the most iconic X-Men of all time, but this new solo adventure is not going to be as easy as going down the bunny slope.
Speaking with Nerdist, series editor, Daniel Ketchum said, “Iceman has never had a solo ong…

A Hero Most Fowl – Your First Look at DEADPOOL THE DUCK #1!

Marvel’s Mallard with the Mouth Lands this January What do you get when you take one cynical anthropomorphic duck (named Howard) and cross it with the smelliest (and most annoying) mercenary in the Marvel Universe? DEADPOOL THE DUCK #1! Coming to comic shops and digital devices everywhere on Janurary 4th, its high-stakes avian antics as two of Marvel’s most beloved, and crass, heroes merge for an all-new series brought to you by Stuart Moore (CLOAK & DAGGER, THANOS: DEATH SENTENCE Novel) and Jacopo Camagni (DEADPOOL’s SECRET SECRET WARS).
When Deadpool is sent on a mission from S.H.I.E.L.D. to capture a high-profile E.T. that is rampaging across the high plains, the snatch-and-grab turns out to be much more complicated than the Merc with a Mouth anticipated. One unfortunate wrong place at the wrong time accident later leaves Deadpool and Howard fighting for control as the newest mercenary of the Marvel Universe!
So strap in, break out your chimichangasand crusty bread scraps and h…

X-MEN GOLD & X-MEN BLUE – Characters, Creators & More Revealed!

New Comics Launching as Part of ResurrXion
New York, NY—November 28th, 2016 — A bright new tomorrow is coming for the Children of the Atom as the X-Men race full speed into ResurrXion! From the ashes of Inhumans vs. X-Men comes your first details about the highly anticipated new titles – X-MEN GOLD and X-MEN BLUE! Launching in April, these multi-shipping, ongoing series bring fans a new beginning for these merry mutants – one that is sure to please fans old and new!
“Following an era where the X-Men were on the back foot, fighting for the survival of their species, we wanted to take a moment to exhale and indulge in the kinds of big, beautiful, colorful stories that portray the X-Men at their best,” says Editor Daniel Ketchum. “It’s a return to form, with spandex costumes rather than body armor, softball games on the school lawn, and the X-Men on a proactive mission to be the greatest heroes of all time—to human and mutant alike.”
It all kicks off in X-MEN GOLD #1, as creators Marc Gug…

Video and Images Available for "An Inside Man" – the next episode of Star Wars Rebels

Seeking information on a new Imperial weapon, Ezra and Kanan infiltrate the Imperial factory on Lothal, but they must trust an unlikely ally to escape a lock down of the building. Catch an all-new episode of “Star Wars Rebels” this SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3 (8:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney XD**.


Follow @StarWars for the latest news on #StarWarsRebels, and check out StarWars.com for more exciting news on the series. May the Force be with you, always.

Suicide Squad Extended Cut - Two Brand New Featurettes

Warner Bros. UK is pleased to present two brand new featurettes forthe release of Suicide Squad Extended Cut.

Joker & Harley: “It” Couple of the Underworld - Jared's Joker

Suicide Squad - Squad Strength & Training

 Enjoy more action and more Squad in the Extended Cut with extra footage not seen in cinemas. Suicide Squad Extended Cut is available NOW on Digital Download and will be available on 4K, Blu-ray™ 3D, Blu-ray™ from December 5. It feels good to be bad… Assemble a team of the world’s most dangerous, incarcerated Super Villains, provide them with the most powerful arsenal at the government’s disposal, and send them off on a mission to defeat an enigmatic, insuperable entity.

U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller has determined only a secretly convened group of disparate, despicable individuals with next to nothing to lose will do. However, once they realize they weren’t picked to succeed but chosen for their patent culpability when they inevitably fail, will…

Helen Slater with her stunt double Tracey Eddon

Helen Slater with her stunt double Tracey Eddon

Doctor Who Christmas Special Coming to US Theaters this December!

The Doctor Who Christmas Special, "The Return of Doctor Mysterio," will be screened in select theaters across the US just after the Christmas holiday, thanks to Fathom Events. There will be two opportunities to catch this special event -- Tuesday, December 27 and Thursday, December 29, at 7pm local time.

Special Fathom Features: The Doctor is back on the big screen this holiday season for a special two- night event featuring two exciting bonus programs, The Doctor: A New Kind of Hero, which asks the question what exactly is it about the Doctor that makes him so heroic, and Doctor Who Christmas Extra, looking back at the making of the The Return of Doctor Mysterio, both featuring appearances by stars Peter Capaldi and Matt Lucas, showrunner Steven Moffat, and many more.
The Doctor Who Christmas Special has long been a holiday tradition, and now for the second year in a row, Fathom Events and BBC Worldwide invite you participate in that tradition with a very special two-night p…

UK trailer for Martin Scorsese's SILENCE

STUDIOCANAL is pleased to make available the UK trailer for SILENCE, directed by Academy Award® winner Martin Scorsese. This religious epic boasts an all-star cast that includes Liam Neeson, Adam Driver and Andrew Garfield. Dealing with themes of the endurance of faith and the human spirit SILENCE is in UK cinemas nationwide January 1st.

HULK #1 Smashes This December – Your First Look!

Jennifer Walters has survived the Civil War, but not unscathed. On December 28th, she rises from the rubble, re-entering the world as a different kind of hero in the brand new HULK #1! Today Marvel is pleased to present your first look inside the debut issue from Eisner Award-winning writer Mariko Tamaki (This One Summer) and rising star artist Nico Leon (Spider-Man)! Be there as they chronicle the ongoing adventures of Jennifer Walters – and bring you a Hulk book for Marvel NOW! the likes of which you’ve never seen before! Following the traumatic events of Civil War II, Jen is determined to move forward, to go on with her life. But there is something bubbling under the surface. A quiet rage. The physical and mental wounds are still fresh. The pain of the past and all she’s lost is always there – an undercurrent, a pulse, waiting to quicken and trigger her transformation into the one thing she doesn’t have control over…the HULK! Jennifer Walters’ greatest battle is about to begin. On…

Vintage Wine Estates and HBO® announce collaboration to produce Game of Thrones® wines

In a toast to the critically acclaimed and Emmy® Award-winning HBO drama Game of Thrones, California wine company Vintage Wine Estates has announced an exclusive partnership with HBO Global Licensing to produce a selection of Game of Thrones wines, which include a Chardonnay, a proprietary red blend and a reserve-style Cabernet Sauvignon, designed with the show and its characters in mind and credited to Seven Kingdoms Wines. 

“Any fan of Game of Thrones appreciates the role wine plays in the saga,” observed vintner Pat Roney, President and CEO, Vintage Wine Estates. “We are very excited to partner with HBO to give those fans some delicious wines to sip as they plot their own paths to the Iron Throne.”
The Lannisters are perhaps the family that most enjoys wine in Game of Thrones, as siblings Cersei and Tyrion sip it at various points of the show, but the award-winning series often sees wine play a role in scenes throughout the Seven Kingdoms, from Dorne to The Reach. Tyrion’s legendary…

DONNIE DARKO: RE-RELEASED IN 4K TO CELEBRATE ITS 15TH ANNIVERSARY In Cinemas from 16th December

Arrow Films are thrilled to announce that it will release the all-time indie cult classic DONNIE DARKO (2001) into UK cinemas to celebrate its 15th Anniversary with a 4K Restoration. The original theatrical version will have an exclusive run at the BFI from the 16th December followed by a nationwide release from the 23rd December 2016. The Director’s Cut, which has been newly remastered, will also be available for screenings. The release also coincides with the 25th Anniversary of film distributor Arrow Films.

GABBY RIVERA AND JOE QUINONES SET A NEW COURSE WITH MARVEL COMICS’ AMERICA

Next year, prepare for some of the hardest hitting Super Hero action Marvel Comics can muster – so hard that it will literally shatter the barriers between worlds. Marvel Comics presents AMERICA!

The Marvel Corner Box Returns in February for Special Variant Covers!

Joe Jusko Paints a New Series Inspired by Classic Corner Box Artwork!

Face front, True Believers and prepare for the return of the iconic Marvel Corner Boxes! Today, Marvel is pleased to announce a series of over 20 Corner Box Variant Covers, coming to select comics throughout the month of February! All rendered by legendary artist Joe Jusko, these covers feature lush paintings inspired by the classic Marvel corner box artwork of yesterday!
“We’re elated to have Joe Jusko do a series of variant covers based on the classic Marvel corner boxes,” says Marvel SVP Sales & Marketing David Gabriel. “Joe perfectly recaptures what made that artwork so iconic in the first place, and he’s bringing that sense of gravitas to some brand new Marvel Corner Boxes featuring modern characters like Spider-Gwen, Deadpool and more.”
Marvel is pleased to reveal the first eight Corner Box Variants, coming to these February titles:
1.AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #24 2.AVENGERS #4 3.CAPTAIN AMERICA: STEVE ROGERS #11 …