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March 2013

NEWS: Two New International The Wolverine Posters Emerge

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Can't get enough of The Wolverine? Well, things are starting to heat up as later today we will see the full two minute trailer for the movie and to start off the day I present a couple of movie poster reveals.

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First you get your bare chested Logan looking extremely mad.

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The second poster is also of a shirtless Hugh Jackman, holding a sword in one hand and claws unsheathed in the other. I actually like this one better as the other version looks a little reminiscent of the "Platoon" movie poster to me.

The Wolverine opens July 26, 2013 in the US. In the meantime you can enjoy the X-men Franchise with this box set

VIDEO: It Figures Episode #194: Show Changes! - Toy and Action Figure Podcast Posted

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New episode of the It Figures podcast video has been posted. Hosts Killen and DiRT discuss the latest toy news. Including: Funko DC Comics Mystery Minis, Official Photos Of Batman Classic Joker and SDCC Batusi Batman, Pop Vinyl Alien, Predator, Hannibal Lecter, Logan and First image of Superman: Battle of Smallville. They also answer fan questions and the future of PCN's newest show.

For more visit http://www.popculturenetwork.com


NEWS: New Iron Man 3 Ad Reveals Pepper Potts In Armor

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Iron Man 3 news keeps coming as a new ad visually reveals something a lot of people knew about for awhile. Pepper Potts wears the Iron Man armor.

Check the ad right here:



And here is a screengrab of the moment.

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While it's not the Rescue armor that she wore in the comic books, it's still pretty cool. Iron Man 3 makes hits screens across the US on May 3, 2013

 


Superhero Cosplay Blogger Tanya Tate Set For WonderCon Appearance

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The cosplay star and geek personality will be representing First Comics News on the How To Get News Coverage panel and signing at the Geekscape booth.

For Immediate Release: March 26th, 2013

(Hollywood, CA)  Noted superhero cosplayer and geek blogger Tanya Tate will be making an appearance this weekend at WonderCon. Tanya has been recognized on several genre sites for her prolific appearances as a costume player. Wondercon is an annual celebration of comic books and pop culture taking place in Anaheim, California March 29th - 31st. Tanya begins her Wondercon weekend by representing FirstComicsNews.com on a panel with other entertainment media specialist titled How To Get News Coverage. As a genre blogger and reviewer as well as a publicist, Tanya is well versed on both sides of the media.

"I'm honoured to be part of this panel," Tanya noted. "It consists of the top people in geek media news. For me to be sitting next to them and taking part of it, is an incredible feeling. I look forward to it."

How To Get News Coverage panel will be held in Room 213 on Friday, March 29th at 3:30pm.

Tanya will also be making a special signing appearance at the Geekscape.net booth on Friday and Saturday. Geekscape is the internet's premiere geek site about movies, videogames, comics and the culture that thrives from them. There Tanya will be signing her geek-centric merchandise which includes 8x10s and her book; Tanya Tate: My Life In Costume.

"Geekscape is an awesome community of pop culture enthusiasts," said Tanya. "I feel very special to be able to sign at their booth."

Tanya Tate Wondercon Schedule:

How To Get News Coverage
March 29th @ 3:30pm
Room 213

GeekScape.net Signing
Friday, March 29th @ 5pm
Saturday, March 30th @ 3pm
Booth 953

To promote her Wondercon appearance, Tanya has created a special video that has been posted to her Youtube page:


Ticket and other info on Wondercon can be found on the site's official website; Comic-con.org/wca.

Tanya's Wondercon appearance comes hot on the heels of her JustaLottaTanya.com superhero cosplay blog reaching its second anniversary. Launched in March of 2011 as a place for Tanya to post images of her cosplay adventures, the site grew to add video reviews, news and more. HeroHotties.com has taken the opportunity to recognize the noted cosplayer by naming Tanya "Hottie of the Month". In a special feature, the site spotlights Tanya with an exclusive interview and showcase of images. Tanya as Hottie of the Month can be found on HeroHotties.com.

Meet cosplay superstar Tanya Tate at Wondercon. First on the How To Get News Coverage panel; then at the Geekscape.net booth!

For more information on Tanya Tate, please visit the Tanya Tate network
JustaLottaTanya.com
Twitter.com/TanyaTate
YouTube.com/TanyaTateTube

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NEWS: Marvel's Ant-Man Test Footage Posted Online

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The first look at Marvel's Ant-Man movie makes its way online...and then dissappears. Directed by Edgar Wright, the footage was first shown at San Diego Comic Con and gives a glimpse the superhero adventure film. For about a day the video made the rounds with several entertainment sites reporting it. Now, however, they are pretty much all left with a "video not found" message.

I did get a to check out the video when it was up and while the quality of the video was not the best it did provide a nice look at what could be an incredible movie. I was never an Ant-Man fan, but I was impressed by what I saw. Ant-man will kick off "Phase 3" of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in 2015.

NEWS: Arrow - Episode 17 "The Huntress Returns" Video Preview

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Arrow returns and so does The Huntress. Episode 17 of Arrow makes its debut tonight, March 20th, on the CW and I have a video preview for you cats.



Synopsis:
With his nightclub set to open and a new romance brewing with McKenna (guest star Janina Gavankar), Oliver is as happy as he’s been since returning to Starling City. But when Oliver’s ex, The Huntress (guest star Jessica De Gouw), suddenly returns to town, she threatens to destroy everything and everyone he cares about. Meanwhile, Laurel and her father struggle with the return of Dinah Lance (guest star Alex Kingston) who claims she has proof Sara is still alive. Thea gets Roy Harper (guest star Colton Haynes) a job at Oliver’s club, but he’s not too inclined to stop his life of crime. Oliver and Tommy are thrilled they were able to get Steve Aoki to play at the opening of their new nightclub, Verdant. David Ramsey and Susanna Thompson also star. Guy Bee directed the episode written by Jake Coburn & Lana Cho.

Arrow airs on the CW, if you missed a recent episode you can check out some online on the official site - http://www.cwtv.com/shows/arrow.

NEWS: Thor The Dark World Comic Book Prelude Announced

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Get ready for the Thor sequel with a prelude comic book that bridges the gap between The Avengers and Thor: The Dark World. And may reveal some of the questions that have been begging for answers...like what was the dark matter that Odin had to conjure up to send Thor back to Earth and does that tie into the "Dark World".

From Marvel:
An all-new adventure leading you directly into the upcoming Marvel Studios blockbuster THOR: THE DARK WORLD! What happened to your favorite Asgardians between the events of THOR and THE AVENGERS? What comes next? Find out here!

Thor! Loki! Odin! Heimdall! Jane Foster! Sif! The Warriors Three! All this, brought to you by the powerhouse creative team of writers Craig Kyle (THOR: THE DARK WORLD executive producer) and Christopher Yost (THOR: THE DARK WORLD co-writer) and artist Scot Eaton (CAPTAIN AMERICA)!

Issue 1 hits comic shops on June 5th and issue 2 arrives on June 26th. Thor: The Dark World is set to be released on November 8, 2013

VIDEO: TANYA TATE Reviews Marvel's Iron Man Funko POP!

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With Iron Man 3 just on the horizon, sexy superhero geek Tanya Tate checks in with a timely video review of the Iron Man vinyl bobblehead figure from Funko. She reviews the "classic" Iron Man figure that we know and love from the comics.


A nice review and Tanya is always fun to listen too. Look for more video reviews on her blog JustaLottaTanya.com.

 


VIDEO: Teen Titans Go - New Animated Series Promo From Cartoon Network

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Cartoon Network has started to run promos for the new DC animated program, Teen Titans Go! Featuring "New Teen Titans" era team consisting of Robin, Raven, Beast Boy, Starfire and Cyborg, this version of the team is going to focus more on off time of the superheroes and the misadventures they find themselves in. I think this is the first series in which DC heroes are played in this Looney Tunes-esque manner.



It looks like fun and I laughed out loud while watching the promo, so I'll give it a watch and see how it comes out. I still have to check out the first series, Teen Titans, which I just found out went 5 seasons? Damn. Where the hell have I been....

Teen Titans Go! is set to launch on April 27, 2013 on Cartoon Network.


NEWS: New Iron Man 3 Trailer Is Pretty Damn Awesome.

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How is that for a headline. The latest trailer for Iron Man 3 has been unleashed and it rocks. If you have not seen it yet, you gotta and you can, right here:



How about that closing moment? Marvel is going all out with this first post-Avengers movie and it's working. While it'll be hard for Iron Man 3 to top Avengers, from what is being seen...it'll get damn close.

Starring Robert Downey, Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce and Ben Kingsley, Iron Man 3 is directed by Shane Black.

NEWS: You Have To See The Trailer For Kick-Ass 2!

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The trailer for Kick Ass 2 makes its online debut and it's pretty damn exciting. Check this out:



How awesome was that. For a movie that I had not heard much about, the trailer really piqued my interest. I actually dug the first one quite a bit. So, I'm ready to rock when this one drops. This year is going to be pretty solid for superhero movies.

Directed by Jeff Wadlow, Kick Ass 2 stars the returning Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloë Grace Moretz and Christopher Mintz-Plasse with Jim Carrey joining the cast. Kick Ass 2 comes out this summer.

VIDEO: Tanya Tate Reviews Marvel's The Red Skull Funko POP Vinyl Figure

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Cosplay Queen Tanya Tate of JustaLottaTanya.com shows her love to Marvel's vinyl figure bobbleheads with a video review of The Red Skull.

These POP! figures from Funko have really caught on, there are dozens of characters that span Disney, Marvel, DC as well a sports and entertainment personalities. Fittingly Tanya does a lot of superhero video reviews and in this one she talks about legendary Captain America foe, The Red Skull

Good stuff. An Iron Man 3 wave of figures is out now, so maybe the delectable Miss Tate will be reviewing those soon.


NEWS: Synopsis Of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Revealed

 

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Information on The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has been steadily coming along. Recently we were treated to a poster reveal which included a slightly different costume. Now, we have a synopsis of what we can expect from the 2014 flick:

In The Amazing Spider-Man™ 2, for Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield), life is busy – between taking out the bad guys as Spider-Man and spending time with the person he loves, Gwen (Emma Stone), high school graduation can’t come quickly enough. Peter hasn’t forgotten about the promise he made to Gwen’s father to protect her by staying away – but that’s a promise he just can’t keep. Things will change for Peter when a new villain, Electro (Jamie Foxx), emerges, an old friend, Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan), returns, and Peter uncovers new clues about his past.

Jamie Foxx is interesting. I have a love/hate with the guy. Not the biggest fan but he does do some solid work. Loved him Django Unchained and Collateral. How will he come across as Electro? We'll see. I never thought Electro had much in the way of personality, so this may give Jamie the perfect opportunity to give the character some depth.