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4LN Movie Review – Captain America: Civil War

Official Film Synopsis:

Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” finds Steve Rogers leading the newly formed team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. But after another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability, headed by a governing body to oversee and direct the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers, resulting in two camps—one led by Steve Rogers and his desire for the Avengers to remain free to defend humanity without government interference, and the other following Tony Stark’s surprising decision to support government oversight and accountability.

You’re going to hear, if you haven’t already, a lot of things about this film that are… exaggerations. You’re also going to hear things that sound like exaggerations but are 100% correct, or at least 12% correct. (I suppose an argument could be made for 15…) You’re going to hear people say that this is what Avengers: Age of Ultron should have been, that it’s good in spite of Captain America himself, that Spider-Man steals the show, and various other assessments and critiques. Without spoiling anything specific, allow me to clear up some of the questions and concerns you might have rattling around in your head.

First off, Spider-Man. Those of you concerned about Marvel revealing too much of him in trailers, stop worrying. That was only the tip of the web-slinging iceberg. There’s so much more to love from him in the final product, and you will not be disappointed. Does he steal the show? Not entirely. Now don’t get me wrong, he’s great. Maybe the best on-screen Spider-Man of all-time (or potentially at least). I wouldn’t say that he steals the entire show, however, but he does have a surprisingly commanding presence on screen. Tom Holland was clearly the perfect actor for the part because his Peter Parker and Spider-Man aren’t different. With Toby Maguire and Andrew Garfield, they both played Parker and Spidey with different personalities. As if putting on the mask made them someone completely different. Though it’s only brief in the grander scheme, what we see Holland do is just play them the same. A more unified Parker/Spider-Man, if you will. It’s very refreshing and after the credits finished rolling I found myself way more excited for the future of Spidey.

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Another thing I’ve heard is that this movie achieves what Avengers: AoU failed to. To be honest, I’m not sure what that even means. Like, I clearly didn’t watch the same movie as the people who feel this way because AoU was enjoyable for me and I understood it. (Also, it banked over a billion dollars so…) I’m not gonna spend a whole lot of time defending it, but I do feel like it’s a disservice to the journey that lead us here to treat any aspect of it as superfluous. There are themes that have been consistent through every MCU film since Iron Man that come into play in Civil War and without any one of them this film wouldn’t be able to complete in the way that is does. I know, I’m being vague. I don’t want to give away anything, I just want you to take this into consideration when you’re watching the movie and trying to compare it to others.

Then out of that attitude, emerges the idea that it’s not really a Captain America movie, it’s an Avengers movie, and Cap isn’t all that crucial. These people… should not be allowed to watch movies. At all. Ever again. I am one to rarely “can’t even”, but this makes me not be able to even. I’ve never been eating a cheeseburger and thought, “You know what this doesn’t even need? Meat.” A shit ton of condiments between two buns isn’t a meal, it’s sad. Why would you think that the ingredient that pulls everything together is the one thing you can do without? Cap’s reluctant but brave resistance of the newly implemented status quo is what moves the entire plot. He may not necessarily be the engine, but he’s definitely the fuel.

So what is the engine? Well, that would be the brilliant Daniel Brühl as Zemo. His role has been mostly downplayed from the very beginning, but he’s what puts just about everything happening here into motion, and once the third act concludes you understand his motivation and significance. Brühl brings a human depth to the Zemo character that he lacks in the comics. It’s one of those things where you could argue that they really didn’t have to name him Zemo at all, but the nod to the source material is nice gesture.

I also want to acknowledge how great Paul Rudd is as Scott Lang/Ant-Man. He proves himself a perfect team member and does more than his fair share of fighting. I feel like his contribution to the film could get overlooked by all the other great performances and moments, but he doesn’t miss one beat picking up right where he left off in Ant-Man, and helping Spider-Man with lightening the mood. The first act of the film is pretty serious and rocks back and forth between action sequences to story heavy scenes with mostly dialogue. Once those two show up though, you’re laughing uncontrollably.

Another performance that really stood out for me was Martin Freeman as Everett K. Ross. It’s such a unique and impressive performance from Freeman, who usually plays more shy, timid, and/or awkward characters. He turns in a very strong, very confident portrayal. I don’t want to say that I didn’t know he had it in him, but he seems like such a passive, good-natured guy that I really didn’t.

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Even though I’ve only addressed a few, every single performance was perfect. There’s not one weak link in the entire cast. Plus, the story is compelling and will have you guessing all the way through to the end. Even the parts that seemed predictable were only partially so. When you think you’ve figured something out, just know that there’s more to it that you haven’t even considered. I think the Russo Bros. have crafted a damn-near flawless blockbuster superhero film. It may not have the same type of suspense and depth that CA:WS has, but it’s a different type of film also, so it’s tough for me to superficially analyze the differences.

I’ve always sided with Cap in the Civil War debate. Part of that may be that I just don’t like Tony Stark in the comics, but RDJ is great as Tony and, while I still don’t find myself swayed to his point of view, I feel like this film did a great job of expressing why he feels the way he feels and that his actions are propelled by emotion because of his personal experiences. Cap is emotional is some ways too, but there are never moments that he seems out of control. Tony is emotionally unstable and therefore you wonder how much control he’s able to maintain over himself. I don’t worry about Cap taking things too far, and I feel like Tony has to stop himself from taking things too far. In some cases he fails and almost everyone suffers for it. It’s a cycle with this guy.

Final word: Captain America: Civil War is one of the best comic book movies ever made. It’s packed full of action, mystery, humor, and raw emotion. It collects every feeling you could possibly feel and condenses it into a two-and-half-hour roller coaster ride that leaves you excited and eagerly anticipating the future of the MCU, rather than lethargic and confused. You’ll be smiling ear to ear as you exit the theater and you’ll almost certainly seriously consider just walking back up to the box office to buy a ticket to the next showing. Save yourself the trouble and just go ahead and buy them at once so that you can keep your seat. You can thank me later.

The Next Spider-Man Has Been Cast!

The next live action Spider-Man has been cast!

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British actor Tom Holland has been selected to be the next Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Holland is from Kingston and has mostly acted in stage theater. He is best known for his role in “Billy Elliot the Musical” and also on a TV Mini-Series called “Wolf Hall”. Holland is nineteen and the youngest actor to play Peter Parker on screen.

Holland is now the third actor to play Peter Parker and follows in the footsteps of Toby Maguire and Andrew Garfield.

Rumor is, Holland will make his first appearance as Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the upcoming Marvel film Captain America 3: Civil War. Spidey plays a huge role in the comic book event, so it will be very interesting to see how Marvel pulls this off, and whether or not the fans will be accepting of a third Spider-Man reboot. Additionally, Jon Watt’s is slated to direct a solo Spider-Man film in 2017 staring Tom Holland.

Are you excited for the news about a new Spider-Man? Let us know in the comments below!

Source: Marvel.com

Terrible Comic Book Friends – Eddie Brock

We all have those “friends.” You know, the ones you don’t really like, but they are in your social circle so you have to put up with them. Maybe they are a friend of one of your friends. Maybe it’s someones boyfriend who is just a crappy guy, or maybe it’s a girlfriend who just sucks the life out of her boyfriend and all of his friends. We ALL know someone like this, and it’s such a struggle to put up with these kinds of people. And, have you ever stopped to noticed that these crummy people always end up being the popular ones? And this leaves you on the sidelines thinking “What…? Why doesn’t anyone else see this?!?! How is this person popular?” Well, no one knows this feeling better than everyone’s favorite neighborhood Spider-Man, Peter Parker.

Peter just seems to have THE WORSE luck. It’s that Parker Luck that everyone knows so well in our little nerd community. When one thing starts going well, there seems to be several things that come crashing down. There is no better example than the delightful, wonderful, and caring character that is Eddie Brock, better known as Venom (that was sarcasm, Eddie is neither delightful, wonderful, nor caring). A little back-story on the delightful character that is Venom… he grew up with just a father, his mom died during his childbirth and this in turn lead to his dad resenting him for his entire life. Brock spent many years trying to impress his father, whether that was through sports or academics, but his father still wont approve of him. The entire origin story is made for us to slightly feel bad for the character, but as he involves into a villain, and later an anti-hero (See 2011’s Spider-Island), we begin to see the character in a better light, but that is fairly debatable on if Eddie is still a good “friend.”

 

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Eddie HATES Spider-Man, with a passion. Our friendly Spider-Man “essentially” ruined Eddie’s life and/or carrier. Eddie was working as a journalist, similar to Peter, and working on a high profile case, Sin-Eater. He’s contacted by who he believes is the killer, but in reality it’s someone who is just a compulsive confessor. Spider-Man catches the real Sin-Eater after Eddie runs an exposé revealing that the villain is the false suspect and this pretty much ruins his career. Eddie heads to a church to ask God for forgiveness and plans to take his life, but at this moment the venom symbiote attaches to Eddie Brock and forever takes over his life (Spider-Man was at the church getting rid of said symbiote). From this moment on, Eddie becomes the epitome of  Gym, Tan, Laundry, and Getting Swole Bruh. Besides being Venom, Eddie also later works with the United States Military (as Venom), and after suffering with Cancer, Eddie becomes Anti-Venom and plans to cure the world of the Venom Symbiote that plagues him for so long.

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But even with the good AND bad that Venom has done, he’s still just a shitty “friend.” Now, he’s not exactly Peter Parker’s friend, but surly this guy has got to have some friends? Maybe he has a roommate he lives with and he’s just a dick too. You know, he would be the type of guy who would have a date with a really attractive person, but blow them off because he has to keep working out. Besides being a gym rat, I can see Eddie also being the type of guy who is WAY to confident, like, in anything he does he thinks he’s the best at it. A jack of all trades, but the master of nothing. Finally Eddie seems like the kinda guy you would find in a bar being the center of attention, he’s the alpha male. Plan and simple, he’s gotta be the biggest threat in a room, the toughest guy around, and he’s not going to listen to you. If there is a conflict while drinking, Eddie is going to solve the problem with his two best friends; left hook and right hook.

With all this being said, Eddie wouldn’t be the guy you want to run into while grabbing a drink with some friends. There will be problems when he’s around, and you’ll end up pissed off or worse. When I think of Eddie Brock, I think of Brock Lesnar. So chances are, and this is a blanket statement, if you have “Brock” in your name (And you aren’t in Pokemon) people won’t be too fond of you. (Apologies to anyone named Brock who may be reading this but, really, you should be mad at your parents.)

Who do you think is a shitty comic book friend? Let us know in the comments, and tell us why you think they are.

4LN Comic Review: Spider-Gwen #1

Series: Spider-Gwen
Writer: Jason Latour
Artist: Robbi Rodriguez

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Summary from Comixology: “Spider-Gwen spins into her own series! Gwen Stacy is Spider-Woman, but you knew that already. What you don’t know is which friends and foes are waiting for her in the aftermath of Spider-Verse!”

Overview:
This is the series I have been looking forward to the most in 2015. Edge of Spider-Verse #2 was the first appernce of Spider-Gwen and it honestly took the comic book community by storm. I remember seeing it on the shelf, and I wasn’t sure if I wanted it or not. I took a gamble and it totally paid off. It feels like I have been counting down the days in February for this book to drop, and I thought it came out last week so I was bummed to learn I had to wait an extra week. But it was worth the wait, and now the long painful wait for next months issue has begun…

The Good:
There were so many great things about this book. From page 1 until the very end, I couldn’t stop getting hyped. So many cool things were going on. So many characters from the 616 Universe made appearances, but they are completely different from what you would expect. Two main ones being Frank Castle and Matt Murdock, I won’t spoil anything by giving details, but you will get a good laugh out if it. Speaking of, this book isn’t comedy but I found myself laughing at zingers and jokes during the book. It has a very serious tone, but yet balances humor along with it. Spider-Gwen shares that same smart-ass attitude that Peter can have at times. I want to also mention how much I love this creative team, Jason Latour and Robbi Rodriguez make an amazing team. The art is truly on point in the book and the lines are clean and solid, and the color makes the images pop off the pages. It’s truly a beautiful book. Jason Latour’s writing is easy to follow and the story builds up to some major cliffhangers. He does a great job at capturing that angsty frustrated alt-rocker feel. And it’s going to be fun seeing how Gwen can change the public’s opinion from Super Villain to Superhero. If Spider-Ham can do it, surly the people will learn to love Spider-Gwen as much as I do.

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Lows:
If you haven’t read Edge of Spider-Verse #2 or any of the Spider-Verse, you may be a little lost, but the “Previously” page does a great job catching you up on the origins of the character. But besides that, this issue was damn near perfect.

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Hipster Gwen

 

The Final Say:
Go buy this right now. Get this before it sells out like Edge of Spider-Verse #2 did. Gwen may be you new favorite spider. I know she’s mine now. I can’t stress enough how much I loved this issue. I have high hopes that the creative team will be able to keep up the great work, and I am excited to read next months issue! This comic gets a great score of 5 out of 5. It had everything you could possibly want in a comic and it’s a great start for a new vigilante hero. Once you read your issue of Spider-Gwen, be sure to let us know what you think in the comments below!

Music Pairing:
For this, I think you’ll want to listen to some Riot Grrrl music while you read. I suggest the always awesome Bikini Kill…

Disney Inifinity: Is It Worth It?

Disney excels at making money, and Disney Infinity proves it.  If you are unfamiliar with the toy your kid is probably begging you for, let me get you two acquainted.  Disney Infinity is a 2-player, multi-platform videogame that involves the purchase of multiple peripherals to get more characters, levels, bonuses etc.  The game is centered around the portal, which is used to place both the game world and the playable characters (in the form of figurines).  This means that in order to play as more characters you need to shell out more cash to purchase more figurines, and to play more game worlds you have to purchase those too.

That’s a lot of stuff to buy… is it worth it?

First off, my kids are too young to play it, and lack the vocal faculty to beg for it.  My wife, on the other hand, wanted it for her birthday, and who am I to argue with a wife who wants videogames for her birthday?

No one, that’s who.

So on her birthday we went to Sam’s Club and purchased the Disney Infinity 2.0 Starter Pack.  The starter pack includes a copy of the game (make sure to get the one that corresponds with your particular system), the Avengers world, and three figurines – Thor, Iron Man, and Black Widow.  We got our for around $55, which really isn’t that bad for what you get.

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Where you start to find an enormous leak in your bank account is the inevitable desire for more and more characters and worlds.  We got lucky with the starter pack because my favorite Marvel character is Thor and Paige’s (at least in the LEGO games) is Iron Man, so we started with the characters we already wanted.  That being said, the next day we bought the Guardians of the Galaxy combo pack that comes with Star-Lord, Gamorra and the GotG world, and was another $35.  Then a couple of days later we bought Hulk because Charlie, our 2 year old LOVES Hulk (and to smash things).  Each of these characters run between $10-14 and are pretty hard to find used.  We were fortunate enough to have a friend give us Captain America, but we still bought Rocket Raccoon.  There is also a Spider-Man world and set of characters, but neither of us really care for Spider-Man or the characters playable in that world so there’s some saved cash there… Being the completionists that we are, we still have to get Hawkeye, Groot and Drax so that’s another $30-45 right there.

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Yes, let the money flow through you.

What I’m trying to say is that our sons are going to have a whole lot of Disney Infinity to play with because their parents got a little carried away and had a little disposable income at the time.

So yes, it definitely costs more than the average videogame when you factor in all of the peripherals that aren’t necessarily required, but will be bought anyway.  The upside is, the game is a lot of fun and the figurines make a perfect addition to a nerd-shelf, which is something I recommend all homes have.  The game itself is basically an open world “sandbox” style game that has a simple RPG style system used to level up your characters.  The more you play as a particular character, the more powers they can unlock.  We have had a lot of fun flying around New York, trying to put an end to Loki’s nefarious schemes and keeping Ronan the Accuser away from Knowhere, and the replay value is off the charts.  The Avengers storyline is relatively short, but the missions are entertaining (who doesn’t love smiting Frost Giants with Mjolnir, am I right?), and the characters maintain their level when you start a new game, so you can continue playing through the story to level up the characters completely.

Final Say

If you and your kids love the Marvel universe, this is definitely one of the best games available.  The missions are engaging, but short enough that they don’t start feeling like a chore (a common problem with the LEGO games), the gameplay is relatively straightforward, and the storyline is fun.  Ultimately, I think this game is worth it, but I would definitely pick and choose which properties you think you and yours would like the most, at least at first.  For us it was the Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy, for you it might be Spider-Man.  Either way the game is entertaining for both kids and adults, and is definitely one of the best games out there as far as Marvel is concerned.  It’s worth it.

Donald Glover is Spider-Man

The idea that Spider-Man can be anyone isn’t a new idea for comic book readers. He’s such a relatable character that many readers can easily identify with him and his daily struggles and poor luck. It was announced today that actor/rapper/comedian Donald Glover will be voicing Miles Morales, The half black-half Hispanic 13 year old Spider-Man, in the Disney XD animated series Ultimate Spider-Man.

This is a dream come true for Glover, who has voiced his desire to play Spider-Man many times via twitter, and there is even a Glover for Spider-Man tumblr (take that for what it’s worth). In 2011 the character was introduced by writer Brian Michael Bendis, and since then Glover has been wanting to help bring the character to life. Glover has stated many times that he is a life long Spider-Man fan, and can be seen in an episode of Community, on NBC, in spidey pajamas.

Miles is a high school student who tries to balance a family life with moonlighting as Spider-Man, Glover says, “and it’s a lot of pressure for a kid to be yourself and have all this responsibility. Miles is really brave, and that’s a cool attribute to have when you’re that young.

“I admire anybody who allows themselves to be themselves. Especially a kid.”

Glover, who has a high voice, didn’t have to pitch it up too much to play a teenager with a heap of youthful optimism. Actually, there wasn’t a whole lot of pretending to be someone else needed.

“That’s the great part about the Spider-Man costume: He can be anybody,” Glover says. “Spider-Man could be a girl. Spider-Man could be an old man. You don’t know. So I just tried to be as me as possible, because you’re always just going to bring it back to yourself when you watch the show.” From USA Today

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As a big fan of the rapper and comedian, I really can’t see anyone as more fit for the character and persona of Miles. You will be able to watch the show on Disney XD which airs this Sunday but the Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors “Spider Verse” story arc will not take place until next year. I don’t know if I can wait that long, because I “Got no patience, cause I’m not a doctor.” Stay tuned for all your updates regarding Donald Glover as Miles Morales and leave your feedback of what you think about this casting.


Source: USA Today

Amazing Spider-Man #1 Review

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Book: Amazing Spider-Man #1
Writer: Dan Slott
Artist: Humberto Ramos

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Summary from Comixology: “The world may have changed since Spidey’s been gone, but so has Peter Parker. This is a man with a second chance at life, and he’s not wasting a moment of it. Same Parker Luck, new Parker attitude. Putting the “friendly” back in the neighborhood, the “hero” back into “super hero,” and the “amazing” back into “Spider-Man!” Also returning: The recharged and reenergized ELECTRO!”

Well my friends, it’s good to say, the king is back. Amazing Spider-Man #1 by Dan Slott is the triumphant return of one of the most popular comic book characters in the history of the industry. This is the return that Peter Parker deserved, and it’s just in time for the film The Amazing Spider-Man 2! As a quick little backstory, Doc Ock switched minds with Peter (See Amazing Spider-Man 700) and finally killed him, but only physically. Peter’s mind remained in Doc Ock’s subconscious.

In order to read Amazing Spider-Man #1, that is pretty much all you really need to know. Now, I’m not a Spider-Man fan but I was super excited for this issue to come out. I told my friend Steve over at Comic Collector Live: The Store to pull #1 and the Martín variant for me, I also told him not to let me take this book off my pull for the next year, I’m going to force myself to like Spider-Man. And let me tell you, if the rest of the story is anything like this issue, I’m going to end up loving Spider-Man. I personally loved that this was a solid jumping on point for anyone who isn’t familiar with your neighborhood wall-crawler. You get a nice little background about what has happened in the previous issues, and the story flows naturally and doesn’t seemed forced at all.

I really enjoyed the humor that Dan Slott bring to Spider-Man. All the jokes in the story seem so natural and real. It didn’t feel scripted or pushed on you. A few times I laughed out loud and thought “Man, I would love to be that smart on my feet in a situation like that.” The humor was a major selling point for me.

The rest of the book consists of several more Spider-Man stories, and honestly it kind of feels like a party, a nice welcome back to Peter Parker. It’s jammed pack full! It’s 82 pages and only $5.99. I thought that was a very fair price for what you are getting. Over all, I loved this book. My only problem with the book was the cover. I thought it was really weak for such a loveable characters return, but hey, it’s still an awesome book. Go buy it, add this book to your pull, and see what’s going to happen with Peter over the next year. I’ll sure be reading this book for a while!

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This is the cover I don’t enjoy. It feels way to cartoon-ish. And looks like Andrew Garfield.

I’ve got to go with a 4 out of 4. This book was something special, and I think you’ll see that once you read it.

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It’s good to have you back.

Food and Superheroes: Who Eats What?

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I have recently completely ran out of ideas for articles and that is one of he reasons that I haven’t been contributing much here on 4LN (not that you have noticed, with the great work coming from Cam and Stephen). I recently sent Stephen a text asking for an article Idea and he mentioned that it would be cool to do an article about the food that a superhero would cook, similar to Cam’s article about the coffee that our favorite hero’s enjoy. So, here is my take on what some heroes would eat. Now, keep in mind that this is all speculation and solely based on characters personalities.

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Up first, I have to go with Steve Rodgers, Captain America. What would this good time, freedom loving, red white and blue hero sit down and have for dinner? Well, I think his first two favorite meals would have to be a nice American wood fire grilled hamburger. I can see Steve standing around Avengers Tower doing a Memorial Day cookout. I imagine Steve standing around the grill with a Coke Cola in hand and a New York Yankees hat on. Besides a nice hamburger, I believe Cap would also enjoy a nice simple hot dog from a street vendor in NYC. Sometimes it’s the simple things that bring us back to those “old days” that Steve grew up on.

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Next up, I have to go with the Amazing Spider-Man. Now, what in the world does a meal look like for the superior wall-crawler? Well, a lot of the time I see Spider-Man kinda like me, a broke college student trying to figure things out. I think occasionally Spider-Man makes a trip down to McDonalds for something on the dollar menu, but this is only when he “loses” his invitation to Steve’s Memorial Day party. But, on those late nights when Peter has been swinging around Manhattan, he comes home to a empty apartment, cracks open a Diet Pepsi and turns the stove on for some boiling water, once the water is boiling Spidey heads over to his cabinets and pulls out some Lime Chili Shrimp Ramen.

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How about Batman? That’s simple. A Knuckle Sandwich with a side of Justice.

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Ever wonder what the king of Atlantis eats, I bet you think he’s vegan and wants to protect all the little fishies in the ocean? Well that’s not exactly correct. For this superhero I’m not basing this on speculation, but rather proof. I can’t say if this is Aquaman’s favorite meal, but I can say it’s one he enjoys. In Aquaman #1 from the DC N52 re-launch, Arthur actually goes into a fish restaurant and gets an order of Fish n’ Chips and a few people are really caught off guard by this. Just because he’s king of the ocean doesn’t mean he’s against eating his peasants. (Honorable mention goes to John Constantine. His meals consist of coffee, cigarettes and fish n’ chips. But that’s only because he’s British and I always enjoy a good stereotype. )
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DR. STRANGE

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Now, how about those people that we all know that really enjoy weird food. I’m pretty sure we all know someone like that. Just the other night I was talking with my friend Clay, who is a baker, and he was telling me about some really f—ked up things people eat. The one that stuck with me the most is how it’s considered a delicacy to eat a LIVE baby octopus. And who else to eat this weird shit then the wonderful Steven Vincent Price Strange, better known as Dr. Strange. I feel he would also be a big fan of Fried Brain Sandwiches; after all, they do support stronger brain activity, right? (I actually can’t fathom eating that.) I would also like to mention, I imagine dinner at the Strange residence is similar to that scene in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom where they cut the snake open and tons of little snakes come out. If I ever get an invitation to their, I’ll politely decline.

What do you think your favorite superhero would consider their favorite dish? Let us know in the comments below.

The Amazing Spider-Man #1

Thirteen months ago, Marvel killed off one of their most popular characters, Spider-Man (see Amazing Spider-Man #700). With the death of Peter Parker, Doc Octopus ended up switching his mind into Peter’s, and Peter’s mind went into the Doc’s. The Doctor was killed and “Peter” survived. This gave birth to one of Marvels most popular series during the Marvel Now titles, The Superior Spider-Man. In this title are the adventures of Spider-Man, but with the mind of Doc Oc.

So with all of this being said, many people were wondering how long it would be until Peter came back, for good. Well my friends, I have good news. In April we will see the return of the beloved New Yorker that slings web and roots for the Mets. Our friend Peter Parker will be back in The Amazing Spider-Man #1 by Dan Slott (who is the man behind the Amazing issue #700 and killing Parker). With Slott writing The Amazing Spider-Man it’s a great relief, and a pleasure knowing, that Peter will be back in great hands.

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Hey look! Spider-Man looks like Andrew Garfield!

 

(On a side note, it’s funny to see that instead of doing Amazing Spider-Man #701, Marvel decided to reboot the series instead of a continuation of Amazing Spider-Man. When it comes to profit from the sales of a book, I think a number 1 will do better compared to a #701.)

Be sure to add Amazing Spider-Man to your pull box at your local shop because I’m pretty sure this might be the best seller of April!

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Exclusive: Peter Parker to return from death in ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ #1 this April