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A History of The Avengers (Infographic)

One thing that often happens when comic book movies come out is that fans will compare the comics to the movies. Sometimes, the comparisons are favourable. Sometimes, less so. I’d like to think that the likes of The Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy were better movies than the comics. Spider-Man and the later X-Men movies, on the other hand, should probably have stuck to print.

Anyway, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has a very limited number of Avengers through the first two movies. That’s in direct contrast to the never ending members of the Avengers throughout the years in the Marvel Comicverse, including to this very day. To see who is and has been part of the Avengers through the years, we have a handy little infographic for you.

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Marvel Unveils Next Slate of Movies, Including New Avengers, Captain America and Guardrians

marvel-cinematic-universe-phase-3We know what the plan is for Marvel Studios, the TV and movie production arm of Marvel Comics, through the end of next year. However, until Tuesday, we didn’t know what the plan was beyond that point. At a special event at El Capitan Theater in Los Angeles, Marvel announced plans for Phase Three of their movie initiative.

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The Avengers 2 is Avengers: Age of Ultron

marvel-avengers-age-of-ultron-logoAt the end of  the Marvel movies panel at Comic Con, Joss Whedon spilled the beans on the upcoming sequel to last year’s big blockbuster The Avengers. Rather than Thanos showing up after his appearance during the credits in The Avengers, we’re getting another classic comic villain.

Coming in summer of 2015 is The Avengers: Age of Ultron.

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Joss Whedon’s SHIELD Gets a New Name

SHIELDIn what I would imagine is a very good sign for the future of the series, ABC has officially released a new name and description for Joss Whedon’s planned S.H.I.E.L.D. series based on The Avengers. From now on, it will officially be named Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

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The Avengers Meets The Power Rangers in an Intro Mashup

You know what? I’m already sick of those 1995 style intros for TV dramas. One was unique but I’m already tired of it and only a couple more have popped up since that first one for The Walking Dead.

However, UnusualSuspect2011 has a pretty good and, thankfully, unique take on the stylized TV intro. He did an intro mashup of Marvel’s The Avengers with the classic Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers intro. It even has Coulson! How can you not like that?

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