New Avengers Trailer Drops

Avengers EMH #3

I was hoping for a commentary but this isn’t my week for this. I’ll do my best to make up for it next week. But at least this isn’t another filler video. Video, yes, but it’s connected to an actual article. Marvel Studios just dropped a trailer for Avengers: Age Of Ultron that actually gives us some information about the plot of the movie. Until now the only thrilling thing was the Hulkbuster armor. So what is the movie actually about and did the trailer succeed in making us interested in this film?

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“Yesterday’s” Comic> Disney’s Tarzan #1

Disney's Tarzan #1

A look that says “buy this comic…or else!”

Disney’s Tarzan #1

Dark Horse (June, 1999)

ARTIST: Mario Cortes
COLORIST: Chagnaud
DESIGNER: Lia Ribacchi
EDITOR: David Land
odd, no mention of a letterer, but letters are used in the dialog

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Morning Article Link: US Cliches Foreign Style

Insert obvious pun here. He did.

Insert obvious pun here. He did.

Action movies, zombie movies, sci-fi space operas…they all have their own clichés. However, when put in the hands of another country it’s quite likely that the crazy people will find new ways to use them…and confuse the heck out of the rest of us. Cracked contributor Isaac Minarik found 7 such examples from the UK to Japan.

“Yesterday’s” Comic> Transformers: Generation Two #1

Transformers Generation 2 #1

“This headache is killing me!”

Transformers: Generation Two #1

Marvel Comics (November, 1993)

“War Without End!”
WRITER: Simon Furman
ARTIST: Derek Yangier
COLORIST: Sarra Mossoff (not Nel Yomtov? I thought that was a rule at Marvel?)
LETTERER: Richard Starkings & Gaushell
EDITOR: Rob Tokar

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Filler Video: Sketching Supergirl


Shoveling icy snow took up a lot of my time today and I’ve off what little schedule I have all week. So to try and catch up here’s a video of BW Virtual Mentor Jerzy Drozd sketching a picture of Supergirl. I hope to have a commentary tomorrow.

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“Yesterday’s” Comic> Lost In Space #3 (movie tie-in)

Lost In Space #3 (DH)

“I’m totally reading your mind….”

Lost In Space #3


Dark Horse (July, 1998)

WRITER: Brian McDonald
PENCILER: Gordon Purcell
INKER: Terry Pallot
COLORS: Digital Chameleon
COVER ART: Gary Erskine & Gordon Purcell
LETTERER: Pat Brosseau
DESIGNER: Kristen Burda
EDITORS: Ian Stude & Phil Amara

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Morning Article Link: Real World Vs Reel World Banking

(This one somehow ended up as a page instead of a post. I don’t know why.)

Here’s an interesting one from Cracked contributor David Wong. In the continuing trend of Hollywood either not understanding or not being able to emulate (without boring the audience) the real world: money. Poverty looks better (and we have people in poverty in the US with an iPhone), things don’t cost nearly as much as they do in real life, and even a waitress can go to Italy whenever she wants. Meanwhile I live in my parents’ attic and never made enough money to do more than go to Hartford for three days because I had debts to pay (and one big one left). I want to be poor like the people on TV.