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Marvel's The Avengers
Excelsior! This Marvel adventure knocks it out of the universe.
"...This is it, oh true believers: the moment monumental Marvel Comics morphs – for real, for reel – from..."

May 4, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Comics Writer Donny Cates Casts Spells on Doctor Strange
Marvel's Sorcerer Supreme and big bad Thanos get a local scribe
"...Cates was one of the hottest writers in independent comics. This week sees his first issue writing one of..."

Nov. 17, 2017 Arts Feature by Richard Whittaker

SXSW: Six Things We Learned From Marvel
The House of Ideas launches new initiatives, plus a big hire
"...So Marvel Comics had been teasing big things all week from..."

March 10, 2013 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Captain Marvel
Brie Larson confidently lays the next cornerstone of the Marvel Cinematic Universe
"...In the history of Marvel Comics, there's been few characters that have been through..."

March 8, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Marvel Makes the Ultimate Television
The House of Ideas launches new Spider-Man this weekend
"...machines off. But when there's an unexpected screening of Marvel Comics' latest animated show Ultimate Spider-Man on offer, it's..."

March 31, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Marvel of Aurasma
Remember our animated SXSW covers? Now with more heroes.
"...Where the Chronicle leads, Marvel Comics follows: At least when it comes to augmented..."

April 7, 2012 Books Post by Richard Whittaker

Comics Worth Spending Money on
Three Chronicle writers recommend 14 current comics, from standard superhero fare to funny-animal satire to slice-of-life drama.
"...costs money. But there's so much being published in comics today that it can be a little overwhelming just..."

May 3, 2002 Books Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Page Two: A Constant Marvel
Binder, Beck, and the Big Red Cheese
"...time to work for Fawcett, the home of Captain Marvel...."

Dec. 18, 2009 Column by Louis Black

Hey Kids! Free Comics!
The folks who make and sell comic books are hoping that a promotional giveaway of 2 million comics after the release of the Spider-Man movie will rescue their ailing industry.
"...public on Saturday, May 4, more than 2 million comics at no charge. Four of the industry's leading publishers..."

May 3, 2002 Books Feature by Robert Faires

Marvel Vs. DC Comics: Who Clobbered Whom?
The Dionysium's comics debate did not turn out as predicted
"...predicting his victory in that evening's Dionysium debate about Marvel being better than DC, you've no doubt been breathlessly..."

Dec. 8, 2011 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The Comics (Artist) Panel
Five Austinites on the state of the sequential art, from comics to comix to manga and beyond
"...Nose. And fewer people follow the still fertile current comics scene...."

Dec. 22, 2006 Arts Feature by Joey Seiler

Pages And Pages of Free Comics
Flicking through this year's Free Comic Book Day comics
"...Comic Book Day? Imagine record store day, but for comics. Oh, and they're free. The massive annual event for..."

May 5, 2011 Books Post by Richard Whittaker

Major Error Caught! Not Marvel but DC!
"...21] in which he refers to Catwoman as a Marvel Comics character. Sorry, Savlov: Catwoman is a DC Comics..."

Jan. 25, 2005 Postmarks

AFF2012: DC vs. Marvel Panel
Hulk argue, smash, concur
"...As for the Marvel vs. DC smackdown-cum-love/hate affair, and comics in general, Turman..."

Oct. 21, 2012 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Great Comics Getting Greater
Austin's newest comic and film convention leaps into action
"...of the Oscar-winning The Shape of Water), and featuring comics legends and local rising stars, it promises to be..."

June 15, 2018 Screens Feature by Moisés Chiullán

The Free Comics
"...they will be. But Dark Horse, DC, Image, and Marvel are all producing special editions of selected titles just..."

May 3, 2002 Books Feature by Robert Faires

Stan the Man
The legendary name behind Marvel Comics comes to town for Wizard World
"...If comics have a face, it's not a masked web-slinger or..."

Nov. 22, 2013 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Incredible Hulk
Finally, the Hulk is truly incredible. As of right now, it's Marvel's universe; we just live in it.
"...viewed today, just doesn't feel like part of the Marvel Comics multiverse. Leterrier and screenwriter Zak Penn (whose script..."

June 13, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Mondo Gets Marvelous
Exclusive look at Nightcrawler print from new Mondo show
"...With great power comes great responsibility. When Marvel Comics agreed to let local print experts Mondo unleash..."

Dec. 11, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Ghost Rider
The movie adds little to Marvel's source material, but to be fair, there wasn't a surfeit of originality in the comic book to begin with.
"...Elliott and Donal Logue. Ghost Rider is based on Marvel Comics' Seventies-era title featuring the character of Johnny Blaze,..."

Feb. 23, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

X-Men
"...Lehnsherr (aka Magneto) in this thoroughly well-cast adaptation of Marvel Comics' classic and long-running superhero series. The pair play..."

July 14, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Thor
Marvel Comics' muscle-bound mook with delusions of demi-godhood is well-played by Chris Hemsworth.
"...– this is instead the long-awaited cinematic adaptation of Marvel Comics’ popular take on Norse mythology and the eponymous..."

May 6, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Hulk
"...In fact, everything about Ang Lee’s sprawling vision of Marvel Comics’ The Hulk is painted in the broad, flashing,..."

June 20, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

X2: X-Men United
"...they’re going, Bryan Singer’s X-Men films – adapted from Marvel Comics’ popular and long-running series about mutant superhumans living,..."

May 2, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Iron Man
Robert Downey Jr.'s sly take on Marvel Comics' cold warrior elevates everything about this film.
"...unbowed, wounded but walking, Downey Jr.'s sly take on Marvel Comics' cold warrior Iron Man elevates everything about this..."

May 2, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Spider-Man
"...adaptation of a comic book superhero yet. Fans of Marvel Comics' beloved red, black, and blue arachnoid teenager should..."

May 10, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Simon Sez
"...Money Talks) and a couple of computer-hacking monks (standup comics Harris and Pinette). It's mostly comic-bookish stuff, with a..."

Oct. 1, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Goodbye Christopher Robin
The story of A.A. Milne and Winnie-the-Pooh
"...and isn’t that film. More succinctly, it’s a veddy British-by-way-of-Marvel-Comics creation: innocence lost, “with great power comes great responsibility,”..."

Oct. 27, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

We Are X
Japanese rockers are the best band you've never heard of
"...confirmed by Western fanatics ranging from Marilyn Manson to Marvel Comics overlord Stan Lee(!). The whole ongoing story of..."

Oct. 28, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance
Nicolas Cage rides again.
"...Cage appears to find his role as this second-tier Marvel Comics antihero alternately silly, tremendously fun, and the means..."

Feb. 24, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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