Tag archive for Marvel

That time when a teenage Paul Gambaccini and George R. R. Martin appeared in The Fantastic Four

That time when a teenage Paul Gambaccini and George R. R. Martin appeared in The Fantastic Four

A few years ago I embarked on attempting to read all the early Marvel superhero comics. My plan was to try to read the whole of the silver age and bronze age over the course of several years. Babies got in the way, however, and…

Continue reading →

Spider-Man showing The Beyonder how to go to the toilet

Spider-Man showing The Beyonder how to go to the toilet

Quite often, when I feel the urge to go to the bathroom, I think of Spider-Man. That probably sounds quite strange, so let me explain. I’ve always had this childhood memory of a Spider-Man comic that I read when I was about 10 years old,…

Continue reading →

Captain America: Civil War leaps to the top of my Marvel Cinematic Universe rankings

Captain America: Civil War leaps to the top of my Marvel Cinematic Universe rankings

I saw Captain America: Civil War this week and absolutely loved it. Perhaps it’s because it’s fresh in my mind but right now it’s on top of my Marvel Studios movie rankings. It’s certainly top 3 anyway and I’m more than happy having it at…

Continue reading →

The extremely cool Marvel Super Heroes card game

The extremely cool Marvel Super Heroes card game

I used to love playing card games like Top Trumps etc. This pack wasn’t an official Top Trumps pack but it was my favourite of the lot. I was always a fan of Marvel comics and the artwork on these cards is fantastic. The game…

Continue reading →

Marvel announces Phase Three movies

Marvel announces Phase Three movies

Today Marvel announced a plethora of new movies for Phase Three of their cinematic universe. Some had been hinted at, some were already set in stone, some were new. All of them are pretty darn exciting. Inhumans – this is another one that really excites…

Continue reading →