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The Top 10 Moments From The Marvel Cinematic Universe

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Thor Ragnarok is less than a month away! How exciting! I'm going to be looking at the top 10 MCU moments ever to hit the big screen...and by the way, no post-credit scenes will be included!

 

10. "The Hand" - Thor the Dark World

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This scene was a true shocker and left us with our mouths wide open. It also showed the true brilliance of the character we all love to hate, Loki. After agreeing to work with Thor to face Malekith "The Accursed", he supposedly betrays Thor by slicing his hand off. We are all screaming the word "typical" to Thor's face and calling him gullible for trusting Loki the god of mischief, however what was to come was truly shocking. Loki reveals Thor's hand was just hidden by his trickery and Thor summons Mjolnir just like that.

9. "Dormammu, I've come to bargain!" - Doctor Strange

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The scene we all remember from Benedict Cumberbatch's brilliant performance as Doctor Strange. When Strange's greatest foe makes a fantastic appearance, Stephen uses the powers of the time stone to basically annoy the hell out of Dormammu causing him to spare Earth in order to escape the eternal time loop. Memorable and hilarious.

8."Is that the best you can do?" - Avengers Age of Ultron

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A triumphant scene for the MCU, showcasing all the Avengers new and old destroying and dismantling Ultron bots around the Vibranium. It showed the true strength and teamwork of the Avengers ending with a typical statement by Thor..."Is that the best you can do". Ultron responds with hundreds, if not thousands more Ultron bots.

7."The Rainbow bridge" - Thor

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Mixed feelings present for this moment occurring in one of the best MCU movies ever. Many things happen when Thor clashes with his mischievous brother Loki, and is forced to protect Earth by destroying the Bifrost. This causes Odin to wake from his sleep and attempt to save what's rest of Loki. A sad ending with falling into the abyss...but that wasn't the last we saw of him!

6."We're the Guardians of the Galaxy" - Guardians of The Galaxy

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Guardians of the Galaxy was an unexpected blockbuster. Who would have thought that an 80's space themed comedic action film would have been so charming? A central theme running through the MCU is the fate of the Infiniti Stones. Starlord and the Guardians risk it all by absorbing the Power Stone and destroy Ronan the accuser saving Xandar from destruction.

5."Bucky?" - Captain America The Winter Soldier

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In my opinion without doubt the greatest action film ever to be made. The second installment of Captain America was titled "The Winter Soldier" which sparked confusion within movie fans but pure excitement for comic book fans. A mysterious assassin to appears to have murdered Director of Shield Nick Fury. His mask is removed on the awesome battle of the highway and is revealed to be Cap's best friend from his WWII days...Bucky! Steve Rodgers is shocked and caught off guard leading to his arrest at the hands of Brock Rumlow AKA Crossbones.

4."I am Iron Man" - Iron Man

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The movie that launched the MCU. The origin story of how Tony Stark became Iron Man. This one scene describes billionaire Stark perfectly. Where most superheroes battle to keep their identity a secret, Stark's (in)famous ego means that at a packed press conference he at first denies any involvement with Iron Man, but then stuns the world by declaring straight faced..."I am Iron Man". And thus was born the MCU.

3."I will bathe the star ways with your blood" - Guardians of the Galaxy

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The first appearance in an actual movie for the big baddie of the NCU, Thanos!. He shows his true power by frightening the hell out of the feared Ronan. Thanos' look is perfect and is plucked straight from the comic books. After dealing with Ronan like a naughty child, he leaves us with his signature bad boy grin!

2."Avengers Assemble!" - The Avengers

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Captain America, Black Widow and Hawkeye arrive by jet. Thor arrives with his magical hammer Mjolnir. The Hulk leaps his way to action. Finally, Iron man joins the team to face the Chitauri and the Levaiathons. The perfect scene for the Avengers to Aseemble!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1."Underoos" - Captain America Civil War

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One of my favourite MCU scenes! So much happens! Heroes go toe to toe in mortal battle. Marvel's most iconic character makes his first ever appearance in the MCU...and it doesn't disappoint! Spidey on Team Iron-Man against Cap's Team...iconic!

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DC Celebrates the Big Screen Release of JUSTICE LEAGUE with Special JUSTICE Variant Covers in November!

DC Celebrates the Big Screen Release of JUSTICE LEAGUE with Special JUSTICE Variant Covers in November!
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      As the world awaits the big screen debut of “Justice League,” DC is getting in on the action with a special collection of variant covers inspired by the forthcoming film! Illustrated by the some of the comic industry’s most acclaimed artists, these variant covers showcase DC’s iconic Super Hero team in the likeness of their big screen counterparts. Fans are getting their first look today at variant covers available on the November editions of flagship DC titles featuring members of the famed Justice League. ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY  first debuted the special variant covers for BATMAN #34 by Tony S. Daniel and CYBORG #18 by Dustin Nguyen – both go on sale Nov. 1.                                       NERDIST  joined in by revealing the special variants for ACTION COMICS #991 by Yanick Paquette (on...
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Undisputed - PES 2018 kicks FIFA 18 into touch

Undisputed - PES 2018 kicks FIFA 18 into touch
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The biggest battle in football kicks off as Konami and EA do battle for gaming supremacy.  The eternal battle between Konami and EA over who can best bring to gamers the "beautiful game" brings us the 2018 versions of their respective franchises.                        EA has reigned supreme since 2008 with it's innovation in game modes, simulation game play and a lockdown on most official licenses. But 2016 marked the release of what many considered as the best ever football game. Sadly for EA, it was Konami's PES 2016 .            Pro Evolution Soccer was undisputed king of the football gaming world with a series of breathtaking releases from 2000 up until about 2008, when it's crowned started to slip and was eventually knocked off and stolen by EA and its juggernaut franchise FIFA . But ever...
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Cruise to Launch Universal Monster-verse with The Mummy

Cruise to Launch Universal Monster-verse with The Mummy
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Universal Pictures will finally get their wish with a shared universe for their iconic monsters and it all kicks off this summer.   It's been a long time coming and quite a few false dawns, but Universal Pictures will finally get their wish. This summer will see the launch of their very own "monster-verse" with the release of The Mummy. Briging all the Universal monsters together in a shared universe has often been seen as a mission impossible, so surely if anyone was going to lead a successful charge for Universal it would be Tom Cruise.  Cruise will play Nick Morton and will be a pivotal character in the universe moving forward. The story is set in the present day, a departure from the traditional period setting for most Mummy iterations.                     The Mummy will also introduce audiences to Dr.Jekyll played...
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3 New Netflix Series to Watch out for in 2017

3 New Netflix Series to Watch out for in 2017
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The Marvel Cinematic Universe will take Netflix viewers to previously unchartered territories. Geek Genie takes a look at what fans have in store for 2017.  It's been a great 21st Century so far for fans of the superhero genre. Marvel and DC have taken their comic book war onto the silver screen. But many a skirmish has taken place on the small screen with The Flash, Arrow, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow and Gotham going toe to toe with Agents of SHIElLD, Daredevil, Luke Cage and Jessica Jones.  As we get into the meat and bones of 2017, Marvel Studios is building on its relationship with Netflix to bring more of its characters to home audiences.  Iron Fist Everybody was kung fu fighting! Well they will be in what will surely be a kick-ass introduction to the MCU for Marvel's resident Kung Fu master, Danny Rand. Expect shoalin shenanigans mixed with...
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Jason Powell Talks Chris Claremont's X-Men

Jason Powell Talks Chris Claremont's X-Men
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Geek Genie caught up with author Jason Powell on the release of his book "The Best There is at What He does - Examining Chris Claremont's X-Men" released by Sequart.   GG: Hi Jason. Congratulations on the release of your book! What made you want to write a book specifically about the Claremont run in X-Men? JP: Well I guess that my love of the X-Men is really tied to that particular run by Chris Claremont. I was lucky enough to be given a collection of comic books from my Uncle which had a good mix of Marvel comics (although he refused to give up his Spidey books!). I discovered the X-Men at the same time that the X-Men cartoon series was also taking off and so I really wanted to find out more about these chracters.   GG: Claremont's run is legendary for its soap opera and length of...
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Harris & Hutchison Deliver A Bohemian Rhapsody With Launch Of "Rockstars"

Harris & Hutchison Deliver A Bohemian Rhapsody With Launch Of "Rockstars"
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It's Led Zeppelin meets The X-Files as writer Joe Harris and artist Megan Hutchison talk about their forthcoming Image Comics series "Rockstars". Strap in for a Rock 'n' Roll mystery tour like no other!   GG: Congratulations on what looks like an awesome new series! Joe, tell us a bit about "Rockstars". What is the series about? JH: It's a rock 'n' roll supernatural thriller; a love letter to the music I adore, and an exploration into what's hidden behind the music.  It follows two young investigators named Jackie and Dorothy (along with Skydog, Jackie's cat) as they try to get to the bottom of unsolved, even previously unknown, mysteries related to rock history both known and secreted away. GG: How did you come up with the idea of Rockstars? Is this Led Zep meets X-Files? JH: That's sounds about right! I've been saying "Almost Famous meets Supernatural," but I think...
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Wonder Woman 75 Anniversary Gets Stamp of Approval

Wonder Woman 75 Anniversary Gets Stamp of Approval
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The U.S. Postal Service, in conjunction with DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Consumer Products, dedicated  four Forever stamps  today that commemorate the 75th anniversary of one of the most iconic Super Heroes of all time — Wonder Woman. The first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony took place in the DC Entertainment booth at  New York Comic Con . Fans are encouraged to share the news on social media using the hashtags #WonderWomanForever and #WonderWoman75. “Wonder Woman was one of the first female Super Heroes that inspired countless young girls over the past three quarters of a century,” said U.S. Postal Service Chief Information Officer and Executive Vice President  Kristin Seaver . “We salute this heroic role model and her legacy that is sure to continue to span another 75 years.”  Joining Seaver in dedicating the stamps were: DC Entertainment’s Senior Vice President of Franchise Management Sandy Yi; Modern Age Wonder Woman artist  Cliff...
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The Flash Movie Looks For Another New Director

The Flash Movie Looks For Another New Director
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Warner Bros look for their third Director for the Scarlet Speedster. Rick Famuyiwa has left Warner Bros. looking for their third Director for the upcoming Flash movie. Citing creative differences, Famuyiwa released this statement:    "When I was approached by Warner Bros and DC about the possibility of directing The Flash , I was excited about the opportunity to enter this amazing world of characters that I loved growing up, and still do to this day. I was also excited to work with Ezra Miller, who is a phenomenal young actor. I pitched a version of the film in line with my voice, humour and heart. While it's disappointing that we couldn't come together creatively on this project, I remain grateful for the opportunity. I will continue to look for oppportunities to tell stories that speak to fresh generational, topical and multi-cultural point of view. I wish Warner Bros. DC,...
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BIG ORDER GRAPHIC NOVEL VOLUME 1

BIG ORDER GRAPHIC NOVEL VOLUME 1
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W) Sakae Esuno (A/CA) Sakae Esuno    A boy with a special power finds he had better be careful what he wishes for. When Eiji Hoshimiya was asked his heart's desire, the young boy could never have predicted the catastrophic consequences. Ten years after the "Great Destruction," the world has been reshaped with gifted individuals called "Orders" emerging, people capable to reshaping reality to their whims. When some of these Orders start hunting Eiji, though will he have to summon the power that nearly destroyed the world? In Shops: Jan 25, 2017 SRP: $22.00
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Raimi's Spider-Man - A Look Back After "Homecoming"

Raimi's Spider-Man - A Look Back After "Homecoming"
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With the introduction of Spider-Man into the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the recent box office hit  Homecoming , Geek Genie takes a wistful look back at Sam Raimi's original trilogy of movies in the naughties...starting with  Spider-Man . When a young teenager by the name of Tom Holland appeared in Captain America: Civil War , it was the first time a teenager was depicting a teenage Spider-Man. Toby Maguire, Andrew Garfield and long before him Nicolas Hammond, were all mid to late twenties when they were web spinning so most of fandom were happy that Spider-Man was truly returning to his roots with a physical depiction of Spider-Man more true to the original character created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. So how does the Maguire Spider-Man now fit into the cinematic mythos? In terms of continuity, it doesn't exist as Marvel only recently reached an agreement with Sony to...
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Konami scores with PES 2017

Konami scores with PES 2017
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PES 2017 set to build on critically acclaimed 2016 version. The latest installment of the Pro Evolution Soccer franchise hit the shelves worldwide to yet more critical acclaim, with many industry reviews describing the football game as the best ever.  Konami's move to the Fox engine has proved a sound move for the Japanese based game maker with long term (and some would say long suffering) fans decsribing the latest iteration as a return to the glory days for PES. But will it beat arch rivals FIFA as the best football game of 2017? Well it depends on the criterion used to judge both games. Based on sales alone FIFA will surely wipe the floor with PES and EA Sports has done well to continue to add "whistles and bells" to it's format with a new Career Mode charting the rise of a young hopeful, Alex Hunter recieving rave reviews....
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Flashpoint Kicks off Season 3 of The Flash

Flashpoint Kicks off Season 3 of The Flash
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CW LAUNCHED SEASON 3 OF THE FLASH WITH A BANG AS VIEWERS WERE TREATED TO A "FLASHPOINT" STORYLINE, BARRY REUNITED WITH HIS PARENTS, THE FIRST APPEARANCE OF KID FLASH AND THE RETURN OF HIS NEMESIS THE REVERSE FLASH. The season premiere took up where season 2 left off with Barry making a monumental decision to go back in time and save his mother once and for all. Having defeated the Reverse Flash and locked him up somewhere in an abandoned warehouse, Barry Allen is now living his dream of a happy home life with the parents he never grew up with. Hmmm, Barry Allen happy? Well, CW at least gave Barry some happiness before pulling the rug from under him later on as the consequences of his time travelling antics soon catch up with him. In this new timeline, Barry is just Barry, albeit he still has the Flash super-powers....
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The Erik Larsen Interview

The Erik Larsen Interview

Erik Larsen is a comic book writer, artist and publisher. He worked for Marvel and DC Comics through the 1980's and early 1990's before being part of a group of creators to break away from the "big two" and found Image Comics. Larsen continues to write and illustrate "Savage Dragon" for Image Comics. Geek Genie caught up with Larsen to talk heroes,...
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Two New DC Comics Games in Development at WB Montreal

Two New DC Comics Games in Development at WB Montreal
Though the landscape for DC Comics video games has been predominantly Batman -centric, particularly as of late, that doesn't mean the publisher isn't working in tandem with Warner Brother's other divisions to bring its comic properties to the interactive market. The Batman: Arkham series has been such a rousing success though, it's no wonder the ef...
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The Midlands is alive, with the sound of comic conventions

The Midlands is alive, with the sound of comic conventions
We enter something of a quadruple bill across the whole of the Midlands area where it seems comic conventions are on the rise. In a four weekend slot, we see a convention in Leicester, Leamington, Nottingham and finally Walsall at the end of the month, with its own local event celebrating Halloween in a comic-con style. This follows the inaugural a...
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Superfans Recreate Massive Lord Of The Rings Battle

Superfans Recreate Massive Lord Of The Rings Battle
Last month, an event called Bitva o Fort went down. That's Battle of the Fort in English, and it saw hordes of Lord of the Rings fans converge on the village of Radíkov in the Czech Republic to recreate an epic battle between the forces of men, elves and some very well-dressed orcs. Via this write-up of the event on larping.org , one of the stars o...
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Heavy-Duty IRON MAN Armor IGOR Now Available As Collectible Figure

Heavy-Duty IRON MAN Armor IGOR Now Available As Collectible Figure
Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Hong Kong and more, delivers the latest addition to its catalog of IRON MAN collectible products from Comicave Studios with the release this Fall of the Iron Man Mark XXXVIII "Igor," the latest figure in the Super Alloy 1/12 Scale collection. Th...
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Hey there Horror Fans! Got a inkling for a scary clown movie?

Hey there Horror Fans! Got a inkling for a scary clown movie?

Hey there Horror Fans! Got a inkling for a scary clown movie? Do creepy clowns freak you out? How about just plain haunting face paint that rubs you the wrong way? Well I think we all had to do a double take after the Gacy years, but for the meantime we thought we'd give you a nice little selection to choose from. Now my disclaimer on this list is ...
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Frightening Fictions: Lore Podcast Review

Frightening Fictions: Lore Podcast Review
Journalists are widely speculating that we live in the "Golden Age" of podcasts, ushered in by the success of podcasts like Serial or Invisibilia . As a former English major, podcasts tap into the deep satisfaction that comes from the feeling of participatory storytelling, harkening back to the radio dramas of the early to mid 1900's. While we all ...
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