Welcome to our new weekly Marvel wrap-up highlighting what is happening in the worlds of Marvel comics, movies, TV, and video games.
Here are our top 3 comic picks for the week.
International Iron Man #1:
Who is Tony Stark, really? Since learning that he was adopted as a baby, this question has cast a shadow over Stark’s life. Now, it is time to uncover what his legacy truly is, a journey that will carry Tony into new directions as a man and as a super hero. Alongside his strange new quasi-ally Doctor Doom, Iron Man will discover new things about the Marvel Universe he didn’t know existed before! A character deconstruction from Bendis and Maleev along the lines of their award-winning Daredevil run.
Extraordinary X-Men #8:
Mutantkind is an endangered species once more. But what better way to ensure your people see the future…than to skip ahead right to it? As the mutant race’s last hope is jettisoned into the time stream, the Extraordinary X-Men make a startling discovery: the fate of their kind is about to fall into the hands of one of their most formidable adversaries — the immortal APOCALYPSE. Now, the X-Men race into a perilous future, desperate to reclaim what was taken from them…and completely unaware of the horrors that await them.
Now that’s she’s back on Earth, Jess learns that she’s still got a lot of work to do when it comes to being a full-time superhero AND a full-time mom! Get your first real glimpse at Jess’ new life and all the people in it right here
Tickets went on sale for Captain America: Civil War as a new trailer dropped along with the final poster and new images. You can get the full scoop here. But for those that didn’t see the trailer, here it is:
Lots of new Marvel Television this week. First on Tuesday there is a new episode of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. at 9 on ABC. Following the events of last week, Coulson and General Talbot are forced to team up and attend a worldwide symposium on Inhumans, where they suspect Malick has an inside man. As the S.H.I.E.L.D. team gets closer to the truth, an unexpected traitor is revealed.
Then on Friday morning at 12:01 am PT, all 13 episodes of Daredevil‘s second season will go live on Netflix. When we last saw Matt Murdock, his thirst for justice had successfully put the shadowy figure of Wilson Fisk behind bars, the crime rate in Hell’s Kitchen had been lowered and some sense of peace had been restored to the residents of Hell’s Kitchen. But now that Murdock’s Daredevil has become well-known, he must face the burden of fame that comes with attracting the attention of both the general public and the police.
Starting at 8am on Sunday morning Disney XD has three new episode of Marvel animation. First on Guardians of the Galaxy, the Guardians must stop Ronan’s plan to blow up the Kree Supreme Intelligence.
Then on Marvel’s Avengers: Ultron Revolution, Ultron is back and plans to replace humanity with robots known as Ultimates.
Finally on Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man Vs. The Sinister 6, Spider-Man and Scarlet Spider must overcome Kraven in order to rescue their kidnapped teammate, Agent Venom
The big game news this week is that the Marvel Battleground play set for Disney Infinity 3.0 will go on sale this Tuesday. Look for a full review later this week on LaughingPlace.com, but it appears this new play set will offer something different for Disney Infinity fans, with a four-player brawler style of gameplay.