Stan Lee Brings Us, Chakra, the First Indian Superhero

Some time back on TGD, we wrote about diversity in comic books, especially considering The Falcon, an African-American superhero, will be in the next Captain America film. We at TGD are all for diversity in superheroes, and we welcome the news that Stan Lee has announced the world’s first Indian superhero, Chakra: The Invincible.

Marvel Making Short Superhero Stories

Some years back, a well known Hollywood screenwriter told me that when the next big revolution in storytelling happens, it won’t be on the big screen, but it will probably something smaller that we’ll see on YouTube or some place like this. While webisodes may not have sparked a huge revolution in Hollywood, it’s much easier to tell a big story 5 to 15 minutes at a time, much like the Halo web series that has a big YouTube following. 

Captain America: The Winter Soldier cast coalesces

Marvel executive Kevin Feige considers the next Captain America film to be a "political thriller."

Hugo Weaving doesn't want to reprise Captain America role

It turns out that the popular actor doesn't much care about his roles in science fiction and fantasy films.

Marvel teases new NOW! info

Marvel recently disclosed a few new details about its upcoming Avengers reboot along with some teaser images for other upcoming books.

Captain America's Avengers connection

It may be three years away, but there's no doubt the next Avengers movie will be the genre event of the year when it hits theaters on May 1, 2015.

Is The Falcon joining Captain America?

We recently ran a report about superhero equality, discussing such characters as The Black Panther who was first introduced in The Fantastic Four. 

The 2012 comic films comeback

What a difference a year makes. Yes, the Avengers has been a huge money making and crowd pleasing hit on a level we haven't seen in a long time. 

Superman and Captain America score big at movie auction

With the economy still down and out, it’s kind of difficult to imagine who’s got the cash to pay six figures for the camera that shot the first Star Wars movie. 

Captain America sequel gets release date, synopsis

Marvel had previously confirmed that a second Captain America film would grace the Marvel Film Universe, the only question was when. Now we know: April 4th, 2014.

Avengers featurette builds the team

Marvel has released an origin-oriented featurette that depicts how the upcoming Avengers film became a reality.

Superhero auction touches down in April

There have been a number of amazing Hollywood auctions lately, where everything from the Dude’s (The Big Lebowski) to the original camera that filmed the first Star Wars movie went to the highest bidder.

The loneliness of The Avengers

We all know the old saying - it’s very lonely at the top.

Red Skull in The Avengers? I don’t think so.

There is a rumor currently going around that Red Skull may be the secondary villain of The Avengers film. Interestingly enough, it all seems to have started with a press release from a toy company. 

New Avengers trailer hits the 'Net

Marvel Studios has released its Russian-language trailer for The Avengers. The new clip features a number of different scenes that help expand the world depicted in the original English-language trailer.

No romance for The Avengers

Romantic sub-plots are a staple of super hero films. Yet, they will be conspicuously absent in Joss Whedon's Avengers.

Capt. America co-creator passes away at 98

Joe Simon - who co-created Captain America with Jack Kirby - has passed away at the age of 98.

Avengers 2 will anchor a second ‘wave’ of Marvel films

The cast and crew of the upcoming ensemble superhero film The Avengers met up for a panel at New York Comic-Con this weekend.

The Avengers trailer is here

Marvel and Paramount Pictures have released the first official trailer for their upcoming ensemble superhero film, The Avengers.

The leaps of Captain America

20th Century Fox has re-released its 1992 version of Captain America in the hopes of attracting the legions of new fans who enjoyed watching the most recent iteration of the superhero story.