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The Official Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer & Poster

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Although it was supposed to premiere during next week’s new episode of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” Marvel Studios has gone ahead and officially released the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer following an online leak.

“Dammit, Hydra,” Marvel tweeted in response to the rapid spread of the leaked trailer.

When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.

Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron stars Robert Downey Jr., who returns as Iron Man, along with Chris Evans as Captain America, Chris Hemsworth as Thor and Mark Ruffalo as The Hulk. Together with Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow and Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, and with the additional support of Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury and Cobie Smulders as Agent Maria Hill, the team must reassemble to defeat James Spader as Ultron, a terrifying technological villain hell bent on human extinction. Along the way, they confront two mysterious and powerful newcomers, Wanda Maximoff, played by Elizabeth Olsen, and Pietro Maximoff, played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and meet an old friend in a new form when Paul Bettany becomes Vision.

Avengers: Age of Ultron hits the big screen on May 1, 2015.

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Toys R Us To Host LEGO Batman Bat-Signal Build Event On October 18, 2014

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Toys R Us will host a LEGO Batman Bat-Signal build event on October 18, 2014.

What’s noteworthy about this set is that it comes with a rare Batman printed dish piece that has only appeared in LEGO DC Super Heroes The Batcave (6860).

The event runs from 12PM – 2PM but make sure to get there an hour or two early. The giveaway at each store is limited and these events seem to getting more popular each time.

In-Store LEGO Event: Event intended for children ages 5-up. Parental supervision required at all times. All giveaways and event materials available while supplies last and distributed to participating children only. Limit 1 per child. Quantities limited; no rain checks. All participating Toys “R” Us US locations.

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Marvel Debuts Joe Quesada’s Concept Art For Netflix’s Daredevil

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Marvel has released a first look at the anticipated show in the form of concept art created by CCO Joe Quesada at New York Comic Con.

Earlier today, Netflix’s webpage for the show went live, showing off the logo and first official synopsis for the series.

“Marvel’s Daredevil” is a live action series that follows the journey of attorney Matt Murdock, who in a tragic accident was blinded as a boy but imbued with extraordinary senses. Murdock sets up practice in his old neighborhood of Hell’s Kitchen, New York where he now fights against injustice as a respected lawyer by day and masked vigilante at night.

Daredevil stars Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock, Elden Henson as Foggy Nelson, Deborah Ann Woll as Karen Page, Vincent D’Onofrio as Kingpin and Rosario Dawson in an undisclosed role.

Showrunner Steve S. DeKnight and the cast will make their first public appearance today at 5:15 p.m. ET, in a NYCC presentation moderated by Marvel Head of Television Jeph Loeb.

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Supergirl is Coming To CBS

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CBS has given a series commitment to Warner Bros. TV’s Supergirl.

Based on the DC Comics character, the drama tells the story of Kara Zor-El, who was born on the planet Krypton, but escaped amid its destruction years ago. Since arriving on Earth, she’s been hiding the powers she shares with her famous cousin Superman. But now, at age 24, she decides to embrace her superhuman abilities and be the hero she was always meant to be.

Arrow and Flash executive producer Greg Berlanti and New Normal’s Ali Adler will write and executive-produce with Sarah Schechter.

The one-hour drama is just one in a long line of comic book properties that are either coming to or are currently on television. For its part, Warner Bros. will have five primetime comic book series on the air this season, including Arrow, The Flash, Constantine, Gotham and midseason entry iZombie. The studio also has Titans and Lucifer in development. Over at Marvel, ABC has Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and the female-fronted Agent Carter, while Netflix has Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist.

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The Official Poster For Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season Two

ABC and Marvel Entertainment released the official poster for the upcoming second season of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”.

The “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” cast includes Clark Gregg as fan favorite Phil Coulson, along with Ming-Na Wen as Agent Melinda May, Brett Dalton as Agent Grant Ward, Chloe Bennet as Skye, Iain De Caestecker as Agent Leo Fitz and Elizabeth Henstridge as Agent Jemma Simmons.

The series is executive produced by Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, Jeffrey Bell and Jeph Loeb. Season Two will premiere on September 23.

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MONDO To Release Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Posters By Tom Whalen, Rich Kelly, JC Richard & Andrew Kolb On September 11, 2014

MONDO To Release Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Posters By Tom Whalen, Rich Kelly, JC Richard & Andrew Kolb On September 11, 2014

Tomorrow MONDO will release four brand new posters from four different artists representing four very different eras of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

MONDO will have posters for the 1980’s classic animated cartoon series by Tom Whalen, the 1990 live action film by Rich Kelly, the original Eastman/Laird comics by JC Richard and the amazing new TMNT cartoon series currently airing on Nickelodeon by Andrew Kolb. This franchise and these characters mean a lot to MONDO and they are thrilled to have been able to produce new artwork that represents just how iconic they are. Turtle power!

Please follow MONDO on Twitter for the on sale announcement. These posters will be available online at a random time on Thursday September 11, 2014.

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Poster by Tom Whalen. 18″x24″ screen print. Hand numbered. Edition of 300. $45

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Poster by Rich Kelly. 18″x24″ screen print. Hand numbered. Edition of 300. $45

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Poster by JC Richard. 36″x16.5″ screen print. Hand numbered. Edition of 225. $45

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Poster by Andrew Kolb. 18″x24″ screen print. Hand numbered. Edition of 175. $45

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See The Cover of Marvel’s Deathlok #2 By Tom Whalen

When Marvel Comics announced their new Avengers NOW! initiative, there were a few big bullet-point announcements. Thor’s a woman; the Falcon is the new Captain America; Iron Man’s getting a Genius-Bar costume change. But for a certain kind of comic book fan, the most important part of the announcement was: Deathlok.

The cyborg hero first appeared four decades ago, but 2014 has seen a veritable Deathlok renaissance. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. put its own spin on the character, transforming J. August Richards’ superpowered Mike Peterson into a scarred killing machine. And in October, Marvel is launching a new Deathlok ongoing series, written by Nathan Edmondson and drawn by Mike Perkins, focusing on sleeper agent Henry Hayes.

Here is the variant cover of Deathlok #2, illustrated by artist Tom Whalen, creator of countless alternate movie posters for MONDO.

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Witness The Birth of a New Hero in Captain America #25

This October, witness the heart stopping conclusion to the story that began in Dimension Z in the oversized Captain America #25! Superstar writer Rick Remender and blockbuster artist Carlos Pacheco bring the saga of Dimension Z to a close, and give rise to the All-New Captain America!

Arnim Zola and his army of mutates have invaded Manhattan, aided by the devious Red Skull. As two of Captain America’s greatest foes stand united, Steve Rogers stands a broken man. Drained of the Super Soldier Serum that grants him strength, he must rely on his allies if he is to stand a chance! As he and his son Ian, Sharon Carter, Jet Black and Sam Wilson make their last desperate stand against Zola and his armies, witness the birth of a new Captain America! Before the highly anticipated All-New Captain America #1 hits in November, be there when Sam Wilson wields the shield for the first time as a new era of the Sentinel of Liberty begins!

You do not want miss out on the epic, oversized Captain America #25 when it hits comic shops and digital devices on October 1, 2014.

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Batman Arkham Knight Set For June 2, 2015 Release With Two Collector’s Editions

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Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today announced Batman: Arkham Knight is scheduled to release worldwide beginning June 2, 2015. Also revealed, are two collector’s editions – Batman: Arkham Knight Limited Edition and Batman: Arkham Knight Batmobile Edition. Both will be available in limited quantities at launch in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand for the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft. Batman: Arkham Knight Limited Edition will also be available in Europe, Australia and New Zealand for PC.

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 Batman: Arkham Knight Limited Edition ($99.99) will include:

- Custom Art Book – 80 Page, Full Colour Art Book Showcasing the concept art of Batman Arkham Knight
- Limited Edition SteelBook – Unique SteelBook case and game disc
- Comic Book – Limited Edition DC Comics Batman: Arkham Knight #0 Comic Book
- Exclusive Character Skin Pack – Three Unique Skins from DC Comics – The New 52
- Batman Memorial Statue – Imposing statue commemorating Gotham’s Protector, the Dark Knight

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Batman: Arkham Knight Batmobile Edition ($199.99) will include:

- Custom Art Book – 80 Page, Full Colour Art Book Showcasing the concept art of Batman Arkham Knight
- Limited Edition SteelBook – Unique SteelBook case and game disc
- Comic Book – Limited Edition DC Comics Batman: Arkham Knight #0 Comic Book
- Exclusive Character Skin Pack – Three Unique Skins from DC Comics – The New 52
- Transforming Batmobile Statue – Fully transformable Batmobile statue realized in exquisite detail by TriForce

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Kotobukiya First Appearance Batman Statue

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Kotobukiya released this First Appearance Batman Statue at the 2014 Comic Con in San Diego.

The exclusive is a 1/10th scale ArtFX+ statue of Batman as he appeared in Detective Comics #27 – his first appearance. Created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger Batman is celebrating his 75th anniversary and this is the perfect way to commemorate that milestone.

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Retailing for $39.99 the Batman statue was available in limited numbers at Fan Expo in Canada and possibly will be on hand at New York Comic Con this October. This statue was a limited, one-time production.

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