Welcome back listeners to a very special Geeks with Color/KNOXbroadcast community mash-up. In this show Samuel Colunga, Henry Knox, and the Statboy himself a.k.a. Pedro meet up for a community Live Q&A Stream from the mutant and Marvel creator himself Stan Lee! (Go too http://knoxbroadcast.libsyn.com/ and listen). In this special live interview he discusses his life, family, and the comic book medium as a whole, plus much to their surprise a full length documentary was shown after the interview titled With Great Power…The Stan Lee Story (which can be found in its entirety on YouTube right now). But that’s not all Read the rest of this entry
Thanks to a recent New York Times story, the Web is buzzing about the fact that the upcoming Marvel Studios movie Captain America: The First Avenger will be called simply The First Avenger in three countries: Russia, Ukraine, and South Korea. The news isn’t really new — EW, among others reported the title change back in January — but it does present an opportunity to consider how the film may perform overseas. After all, Captain America first appeared 70 years ago as an intentionally political anti-Nazi warrior who wore his patriotism on his sleeve… well, he wears it all over. Will foreign moviegoers jump at the chance to watch such an old-fashioned slice of Americana? Read the rest of this entry
When I first stumbled upon the comic series The End I was given a copy of The Punisher’s version. This turn into an and curious intent to know how more of the favorite marvel characters meet their end. One unlikely hero (in my personal taste) stood out amongst the rest was that Incredible Hulk.
I never was too fond of the big green guy throughout my comic reading days, but oddly enough loved the TV show as a kid, go figure. Maybe due to the Hulks Incredible power (no pun intended), from Leaping ridiculous amounts of miles, to using his massive strength to do well anything. He always felt unreal and over powered, but I learned from reading this comic that the deeper meaning of the Incredible Hulk’s story is the mental play between Bruce Banner and the Hulk. Read the rest of this entry