It's not uncommon for a superhero type to take a young lad or lass under their wing. (Even Spider-Man just got himself a sidekick!) A lot of sidekicks have gone on to be classics, loved and revered in the comic community. Then there are ... the others.
Part of the horrific appeal of the whole zombie thing is that it can happen to anyone. Your wife, your kids, your grandma, even that guy you buy coffee from, they can all shift from friendly humans to rotting, flesh-hungry undead in a matter of minutes, and suddenly it's shotgun time. (Aim for the head, kids.) So it's no surprise that the whole "no one is safe" thing has spread to the realm of fictional characters.
Just last week, we heard a stuntman spilled possible villain details for Thor 2: The Dark World, and now those details seem to be making more sense. Why? Well, word is the flick's getting ready to go underground. POSSIBLE SPOILERS AHEAD!
It's been a good year for video games. In 2011, sequels, trilogies and anniversary packs dominated the market. And when it comes to shopping for gaming gifts, there are plenty of amazing titles to choose from.
While DC's relaunch has suffered from week after week of controversy, there's no arguing with the numbers. With several of the new 52 breaking 200,000 copies sold, it seemed like Marvel would inevitably follow suit with a relaunch of its own. Today, it looks like we're getting the first glimpse of that happening.
Jon Favreau, Kenneth Branagh, Joss Whedon—all huge names in their respective niches, but none of them (until recently) were really that successful in the realm of big-budget film making. But then Marvel got hold of them. And now, Marvel's looking to do it again and are in exclusive talks with James Gunn to direct the Guardians of the Galaxy.