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Bendis’ Marvelous Move To DC

It was reported today the flagship writer for Marvel Comics Brian Michael Bendis has signed to DC Comics. This is a huge acquisition for DC Comics and president/CCO Geoff Johns. Bendis is known for writing beloved storylines for Ultimate Spiderman, Daredevil, X-Men(including the well known House of M story), Secret War, New Avengers, Secret Invasion, Old Man Logan, The Age of Ultron series, and many more.

This brings an extra level of excitement for DC fans, as we await his assigned comic series, while Marvel fans are anxious for someone to fill the huge hole in the roster left by Bendis.

What do you think of the transfer? Are you happy to see Brian Michael Bendis try his hands at DC characters or are you sad to see him leave Marvel? Let us know in the comments below or on social media.

New “Who” Companion Communicates Confirmation He’s Changing Channels From “The Chase”

Ever since we found out that the new Doctor Who will be played by actress Jodie Whittaker, and after the parting of ways with loveable 10th series companion Bill Potts, one question was still hanging in our heads: Who will be the new companion? Would they be younger or older? Would they be human or alien? Would they put a female companion with a female Doctor? Or would they keep the male/female dynamic that has worked fantastically, with the roles reversed between the two. This morning, we got our answer.

According to numerous sources, the new Doctor Who companion will be played by Bradley Walsh, known best for hosting the British version of the game show “The Chase”, as well as his role as Danny Baldwin in the long-running British soap opera “Corronation Street”, and as Ronnie Brooks in “Law & Order: UK” (alongside former Doctor Who companion Freema Agyeman, aka Martha Jones).

Walsh brings both an ability to be a humorous character or a serious character, or both. It will be exciting and interesting to see the dynamic between him and Whittaker (who is 22 years younger than him in real life).

With all these questions, we are extremely ready to tune in and watch the answer unfold when Doctor Who series 11 premieres in Fall 2018.

So what do YOU think about this casting choice? Who would you have liked to see as the new Doctor’s companion? Do you think Walsh can play a companion as beloved as Rose Tyler or the Ponds? Let us know on social media and/or the commenta below.

Pre-Pubescent Peter Parker Present in Previous Paramount Picture?

Just a week before the release of his new film, Spider-Man: Homecoming, titular star Tom Holland revealed a crazy development in the MCU.

In the 2010 film Iron Man 2, during the attack at the Stark Expo in Queens, NY (Peter Parker’s home town) Tony Stark saves a young boy who is wearing an Iron Man mask.

Well Holland revealed today that that little boy was none other than a young Peter Parker. That’s right, a full 6 years before Marvel Studios made the deal with Sony to add Spidey to the MCU, he was already in one of the films. Holland said in an interview,  “I can confirm that as of today. I literally had a conversation with Kevin Feige only 20 minutes ago. Maybe I’ve just done a big old spoiler, but it’s out there now. It’s cool. I like the idea that Peter Parker has been in the universe since the beginning.” This settles a long running fan theory that means that the heroes in this image:

are the same as the ones in this:

What do you think about this new development? Are there more theories you hope become canon? Let us know in the comments below or on social media.

Happy Big, Green, Angry Anniversary 

‪On this day in 1962 Marvel Comics first exposed scientist Bruce Banner to Gamma radiation as he rescued a young man from an experimental bomb blast. This exposure would famously transform him into the Hulk, a raging creature of incredible strength, feared and misunderstood by the world around him. 

The Grey Goliath (later changed to his now familiar green due to difficulties in the coloring and printing process) has been featured in comic books and magazines, cartoons, and his own live action TV series (which spawned 3 made-for-TV movies.) In 2003 Eric Bana’s big screen Hulk adaptation was largely panned by audiences and critics, ultimately being re-booted and rolled in to the Marvel Cinematic Universe with 2008’s The Incredible Hulk starring Edward Norton (reprised by Mark Ruffalo in the Avengers films and the upcoming Thor Ragnarok)

While it’s fun to watch Dr Banner transform and for Hulk to.. well… smash, anger is something believers in Christ are told we must keep well under control. 

Ecclesiastes 7:9 Be not quick in your spirit to become angry, for anger lodges in the bosom of fools.

Proverbs 29:11 A fool gives full vent to his spirit, but a wise man quietly holds it back.

James 1:20 For the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God.

When you find yourself feeling anger’s burn, whether someone has done you wrong, circumstances aren’t to your liking or just because you’re having a bad day, take a moment to pray. That’s ALWAYS the first move. Then stop to think of how your anger might negatively affect the situation, and consider how patience, kindness and grace would be far better friends, then put that answer away. The Bible tell us in Ephesians not to sin in our anger or let the sun go down on our anger, because anger does more damage the longer it camps. That’s not easy to do because anger robs us of our clarity, so it is wise to get ahead of the problem and make an everyday habit of living in kindness and grace. Lastly, when you’re fired up, refocus… remember the truest thing and give God praise. Our anxiety, embarrassment and anger usually come when we get our eyes off of Him and onto us anyway.  

Philippians 4:4-6 Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand; do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

So be sure to wish a happy birthday to the Hulk today! You wouldn’t want to make him angry…

Sony Putting Spidey in the Background?

It was announced that Sony will be making a film based entirely around the popular villain/anti-hero Venom.

For those who don’t know, Venom is the alien symbiote which bonded itself to (and attempted to permanently fuse itself to Spider-man. Upon it’s forceful removal, like a spurned love it attached itself to Eddie Brock, a rival journalist who hated Spider-man as much as the alien suit, bringing with it the powers and memories of Spider-man, making him one of Spidey’s most formidable foes.

Though not much is known about Sony’s plan for this film, it is said that they are pushing for a 2018 release date. Rumors and speculation have already begun, saying that the company may bring back Amazing Spider-man actor Andrew Garfield as Spider-man, making this a separate universe from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, where Spider-man is currently played by Tom Holland. Do you think a return by Garfield is a possibility? If so, why not Toby Maguire? Could this lead to a Shattered Dimensions-esque storyline? Who do you think the main villain would be in this Venom film? Let us know what you think about this announcement in the comments below and/or on social media.

Justice At Last for Next Gen Heroes

The wildly popular show Young Justice has just been confirmed to be in development for a third season that many were afraid may never come.  DC animation confirmed that the beloved animated series will be returning, but did not disclose when or on what platform. Needless to say, we welcome The Team back with open arms.

Are there any shows YOU think need to come back from cancellation? Let us know in the comments below!

Chris Pine’s “Time” to Shine

It was reported this week that Star Trek star Chris Pine will be joining the cast of the upcoming adaptation of the beloved novel “A Wrinkle in Time”. He joins other Hollywood stars such as Mindy Kaling, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Reese Witherspoon, and Oprah Winfrey. No release date has been announced.