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Marvel and Sony have announced that, after ousting the fantastic Andrew Garfield, the new Marvel-controlled Spider-Man will be portrayed by Tom Holland. Holland is apparently 19, though this seems like the thing in hentai where the loli character is said to be thousands of years old. Disgusting. You should be ashamed of yourself, Marvel.

This new, cherubic Peter Parker will debut in Captain America: Civil War next May, where Steve Rogers will probably change his diaper or try to feed him applesauce with hilarious results.


Sony and Marvel have announced that Spider-man will finally be brought into the Marvel Cinematic Universe with a cameo in an upcoming MCU film (though which one is still unknown.) Follow this, Spider-man will become a part of Marvel’s Phase 3 in his own picture, which will premier July 28th, 2017. It’s worth noting that date once belonged to Thor: Ragnarok, which has now been pushed back to November 3, 2017.

This new film will be produced by Amy Pascal and Kevin Feige, though Sony will still release it.

Interestingly, the press release mentions “the new Spider-Man,” which could correlate with rumors that Andrew Garfield would be replaced as the web slinger.

Pictured: The titular Howard. And some jackass in the window.

Pictured: The titular Howard. And some jackass in the window. And Captain Marvel’s boobs. And Black Cat’s crotch.

In the latest baffling news of an ongoing title, Marvel has announced a new Howard the Duck series written by Sex Criminals co-creator and Garfield enthusiast Chip Zdarsky and drawn by the great Joe Quinones (Captain Marvel, FF).

Hot off the heels of Howard’s baffling cameo after the credits of Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel is keen to capitalize on the hordes of people saying “who the fuck was that?” and then remembering, oh yeah, there was that terrible movie about him. Of course, that movie was not representative of the comic series, the brainchild of the late great Steve Gerber, which often focused on satire. Debuting in the 1970s, Howard hasn’t had his own title since a miniseries in 2007. Before that, Gerber himself wrote a miniseries under the Marvel MAX mature audiences imprint in 2001.

Maybe this means a Cosmo the Space-Dog solo series will be announced soon. Fingers crossed.


Marvel’s Kevin Feige blew his load today and announced a ton of upcoming MCU projects. Some of the more interesting announcements are that Chadwick Boseman will be playing Black Panther, and that Avengers: Infinity Wars will be a two part movie spread across May 2018 and May 2019. Here’s a quick rundown of everything Feige announced:

Captain America: Civil War – May 6, 2016

Doctor Strange – November 4, 2016

Guardians of the Galaxy 2 – May 5, 2017

Thor: Ragnarok – July 28, 2017

Black Panther – November 3, 2017

Avengers: Infinity War – Part 1: May 4, 2018, Part 2: May 3, 2019

Captain Marvel – July 6, 2018

The Inhumans – November 2, 2018


benedictI mean, yes. If you want a mysterious weirdo, why not go with one of the weirdest-looking leading men in film today? Deadline reports that negotiations are beginning, after talks with Joaquin Phoenix fell through. Cumberbatch is definitely a capable actor, even if I kinda can’t stand his bizarre, uncanny valley-like face. I could never be one of the Cumberbitches.

Meanwhile, the movie will likely still suck despite his best efforts.

Variety reported some pretty major news today, detailing Marvel’s plans for the third installment of the Captain America series of movies, as well as the future of their cinematic universe in general.

Captain America 3 will be based on the Civil War event that dominated Marvel Comics between 2006 and 2007, and will co-star Robert Downey Jr. who will undoubtedly be playing a much more antagonistic role. What’s interesting is that Marvel expects this movie to have repercussions that will be felt throughout the following seven years of MCU films, and that the fallout will play some role in Avengers 4. If we’re lucky, we could get a Planet Hulk movie out of all of this.

Marvel’s also tweeted this today, pointing towards a potential reboot of Civil War in 2015:

Captain America: The Winter Soldier directors Anthony and Joe Russo will return to direct Captain America 3, with Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely once again writing the script.

While Matt Fraction (Casanova, The Immortal Iron Fist) and David Aja’s (also The Immortal Iron Fist) run on Hawkeye has been the most critically-acclaimed in that series’ history, in March of next year Hawkeye will relaunch with a new #1, created by the Dream Team Supreme of writer Jeff Lemire (Essex County, Sweet Tooth) and artist Ramon K. Perez (Jim Henson’s A Tale of Sand).

Notable: Lemire previously wrote DC’s Green Arrow series, (also starring a non-superpowered archer) and although I haven’t read it, apparently made it good after Ann Nocenti finished getting her putrid stench all over it.

GOTG_animatedAfter the baffling, huge success of James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy film adaptation, it should come as no surprise that Marvel wants to keep the money train rolling, especially if they can sell more toys to kids. To that end, they have announced an animated GOTG series, set to air in 2015 on Disney XD, during the Marvel Afternoon or whatever it’s called. The series will continue after the end of the movie’s story, acting as a bridge between the first film and its sequel, with Thanos having a significant role.

It hasn’t been said if any of the film’s stars will reprise their roles in the series, but come on, of course they’re not going to bother with this thing. From the footage they showed, we do know one star: Adobe Flash (Metalocalypse, Divekick).