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I! AM! GROOT! Your First Look at The New Series!

I Am Groot #1 – In Stores May 24th!
Big things come in small packages this May as the heart and soul of the Guardians of the Galaxy goes solo in his own series – smaller and better than ever! Today, Marvel is pleased to present your first look inside I AM GROOT #1 – the new comic series sprouting up on May 24th! Writer Christopher Hastings (The Unbelievable Gwenpool) teams with artist Flaviano (Power Man and Iron Fist) to bring you an all-new adventure of Groot branching out on his own! Spinning out of the events of the highly anticipated All-New Guardians of the Galaxyseries, Groot doesn’t seem to be growing back to full size! And being small is about to be a big problem when Groot gets separated billions of light-years away from the rest of the team! Falling to a planet below, Groot discovers he is on an entirely alien and unknown world full of strange creature and societies. Underdeveloped with nobody who can understand him, Groot will embark on a journey across the universe to find…

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

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 Friday28th April.
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Chris Evans to appear on CBeebies reading Even Superheroes Have Bad Days

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

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

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 ba…

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

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: SU…

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”.


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. 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).
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheTick/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheTickTV Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thet…

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

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 Marv…

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

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 …

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 Behind The Scenes Photos

Geek Universal has been sent a bunch of behind the scenes photos from Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 2 which premieres on 19th April in Hollywood.  Nationwide release hits cinemas on May 5th (US).  We just had to share them on our site.









'The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series - A New Frontier' Continues with Ep Four: 'Thicker Than Water' Available Today

Series Continues with Episode 4: 'Thicker Than Water' Available Starting Today
Fellow Survivors,
Beginning today, the critically-acclaimed The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series - A New Frontier's upcoming Episode 4: 'Thicker Than Water' is now available for download. Players can download Episode 4: 'Thicker Than Water' on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC/Steam, and later this week it will be available on iOS, and Android-based devices. The episode will also download for all users of the special Season Pass disc for consoles, which includes the critically acclaimed two-part premiere episodes, and grants access to Episode 4 and all subsequent episodes in the five episode season for download as they become available. 
Upon discovering the true nature of the New Frontier's leadership, relationships within the Garcia family have come to a head. As Javier, you will decide the shape and nature of your chosen family. All the while, a herd of walkers moves ever closer to…

DC ALL ACCESS CELEBRATES UPCOMING RELEASE OF INJUSTICE 2 WITH LIVE STREAM APRIL 28th

Join ARROW’s Echo Kellum, DC’s Jim Lee, Nerdist News’ Jessica Chobot, Machinima’s Chloe Dykstra, INJUSTICE 2 Comic Writer Tom Taylor, and NetherRealm Studios Creative Director Ed Boon, for Exclusive Sneak Peaks, Character Reveals And More!   
The wait is almost over! In anticipation of the May 16 release of Injustice 2, DC All Access is hosting a special live event full of celebrity, carnage and comics. Broadcasting straight from Machinima Studios in Los Angeles, the special episode will stream live Friday, April 28th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. PST.

In partnership with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, the Injustice 2 live stream will include special appearances by Echo Kellum, star of The CW’s Arrow, DC Entertainment Publisher Jim Lee, Nerdist News host Jessica Chobot, Machinima host Chloe Dykstra, and legendary programmer and NetherRealm Studios Creative Director Ed Boon, all to celebrate the forthcoming super-powered sequel to the hit game Injustice: Gods Among UsDC All Access p…

NEW! DC KIDS Episode & YouTube Playlist in Celebration of DC Kids Super Hero Month

It's a great honor for the DC Kids to be invited to pick their very own playlist for YouTube Kids, joining the ranks of previous guest contributors such as Ellen, Dr. Jill Biden, Gina Davis, Amy Poehler and more. The DC Kids picked content to encourage kids to be their own superheroes, to get creative, and better connect with their favorite DC characters and everything super! 
The kid-friendly content includes DC Super Hero GirlsTeen Titans Go!Batman Unlimited, Kid President's interview with Tom Hanks, crafts, how-to episodes for drawing Batman, segments on everyday superheroes, music videos, science experiments and more in the YouTube Kids app.
This week's latest DC Kids episode also shares some of Analei and Jett's favorite science experiments inspired by Poison Ivy, Harley Quinn and Batgirl. Please be sure to share the latest DC Kids episode and playlist with your readers and family! 

The Biggest and Best Heroes Team-up for a Titanic Tale Marvel Comics Presents GENERATIONS

The industry’s top creators forge the future of the Marvel Universe this August Once upon a time, a kid from New York City picked up a shield and charged into battle…A prodigal son lifted a sacred hammer and proved himself worthy…And an arrogant genius forged an armor that would harness his true potential. Together, they became some of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and ushered in the age of marvels! Today, Marvel Comics is proud to present an exciting new series, done in the mighty Marvel manner uniting Marvel’s iconic heroes with their modern-day torchbearers for a fun and fast-paced adventure fans have been waiting for! This August, prepare for Marvel’s GENERATIONS!
GENERATIONS brings together Miles Morales and Peter Parker, Laura Kinney and Logan, Amadeus Cho and Bruce Banner, plus more, and illuminates the path that all these heroes will take into the future for a thrilling quest unlike anything seen in the Marvel Universe before.  
A colossal collaboration of today’s greatest creators, M…