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Okay, that’s a lie. But let’s disregard that awkward little tangent and get into our next comic review: Avengers Vs. X-Men #1!
Short and sweet: The mutant species is dying off. There are only handful of them left on the planet. The Phoenix force, once inhabiting the body of Jean Grey, is alive and well and heading to Earth. Destroying at least one planet in it’s wake.
The X-Men are far removed from the mutants we knew and loved just a few short years ago. They have hardened.
By Albert Ching, Source Newsarama
***Spoiler warning! Last chance to head out before the major Ultimate Fallout #4 reveal of the new Ultimate Spider-Man’s identity!***
The Ultimate Universe has a new Spider-Man, and it’s a character that readers have never seen before: Miles Morales, a half-black, half-Hispanic teen.
The news first broke just after midnight Tuesday on USA Today, and caps months of speculation following Marvel’s announcement in April that someone other than Peter Parker would be taking on the role of Spider-Man in the publisher’s Ultimate Universe. Continue reading
Peter Parker’s dying – and it’s not from the reviews of “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.” By DAREH GREGORIAN, for New York Post
The webbed wonder will meet an untimely end while saving his beloved Aunt May from the villainous Green Goblin in “Ultimate Spider-Man” No. 160, which goes on sale tomorrow(Wed.)
Series writer Brian Bendis called Peter’s death “truly heroic and sacrificial,” and said it brings his story “full circle,” since his crimefighting career was spurred by his failure to prevent his Uncle Ben’s murder.
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FX has greenlit the pilot for Powers, an adaptation of the long-running comic series by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming.
The announcement was made tonight on Twitter by John Soldberg, the cable network’s senior vice president of public relations, who revealed the pilot will be directed by executive producer Michael Dinner (Justified, Sons of Anarchy). The script is by Charles “Chic” Eglee, former executive producer of The Walking Dead and veteran of such television series as Murder One, The Shield and Dexter.
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Brian Michael Bendis has confirmed that The Walking Dead executive producer Charles “Chic” Eglee is in talks to head up the television adaptation of the long-running comic series Powers.
Read the interview here