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Stan Lee 1922 - 2018

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As news of Stan Lee's passing reverberates around the world, Geek Genie pays tribute to "The Man". Although most of us knew this day was coming, it was still hard to take. At 95 years of age, Stanley Martin Lieber, had passed. He had lived his best life. In recent months, the signs were there that Stan may not be of this mortal plane for much longer. After his beloved wife Joan passed away in 2017 also at the age of 95, his health slowly deteriorated. Stan Lee's place in comic book and indeed pop-culture history is already assured. He was instrumental in turning a fledgling Marvel Comics into a powerhouse which shunted to one side the old established order represented by DC Comics. Lee's penchant for hyperbole saw him add the strapline "The World's Greatest Comic Magazine" to the Fantastic Four comic...after only two issues! But it was precisely...
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Venom To Hit Screens Amid Spider-Man Rumours

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Venom hits theatres this week and rumours are abound that a certain web slinger may eventually cross paths with the anti-hero symbiote. Sony may have loaned out it's hottest property to the Marvel Cinematic Universe when Spider-Man appeared in Civil War and then Homecoming , but it still has a significant number of Spider-Man related characters in its film stable. One of those is Venom, a symbiote infected Eddie Brock who has wreaked havoc in the Spiderverse ever since his introduction in the pages of Amazing Spider-Man #300 way back in 1988. Venom the movie will hit cinema screens this week and already the fan gossip is about Spider-Man and whether or not our friendly neighbourhood web-head will make an appearance or even be referenced. What about Peter Parker, the Daily Bugle or J.Jonah Jameson?  So far, Sony has made it clear that this is a stand alone movie with...
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PopMonthly #2 - Avengers Infinity War Spotlight And More!

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Pop Monthly returns with issue #2 spotlighting Avengers: Infinity War, arguably the most eagerly awaited  blockbuster of all time! We'll also be taking a look at Spider-Man on the PS4, a look back at the Middle East Film & Comic Con and we'll be ranking every Star Wars movie! Enjoy and don’t forget to comment your thoughts below!   Spotlight: Avengers-Infinity War   With Black Panther destroying the box office, Marvel Studios is gearing up for their biggest ever release! Avengers-Infinity War is just 2 weeks away and it is all the buzz! Marvel's most ambitious and anticipated movie ever hits cinemas April 27 th and fans are counting down the days after a string of trailers and posters. Marvel has been the best movie studio in the last 10 years with great characters, effects, team up movies, casting, setting and of course soundtracks. Questions are being asked...will AVR answer them?...
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Issue #1 of "Pop Monthly" Kicks off With "Marvelous March!"

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Introducing my new monthly pop-zine "Pop Monthly"! Every month I will be releasing a new issue of "Pop Monthly" featuring news, reviews, Top 10's and spotlights on the new and look backs at the old. In the month of March, "Pop Monthly" will be focusing on Marvel Entertainment, from it's comic books, movies, TV series to anything else produced by The House of Ideas. Welcome to the beginning of "Pop Monthly" and make sure to comment your ideas and thoughts!     New Infinity War Hot Toys! Avengers Infinity War is at the top of the headlines as it's the most anticipated film of the year, it may be the most of all time! After RDJ convinced Marvel to set the release date to April 27th, the extremely realistic models created by Hot Toys have been released. A model of Captain America, Thor and Iron Man give us a better...
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The Black Panther Spoiler Free Review

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Black Panther, the MCU's 18th addition to its list of great movies has just hit the cinema's and it lives up to Marvel's movie reputation. Being the penultimatemovie before Avengers Infinity War hits, Black Panther introduces an entire new culture and people to the MCU and it is fantastic! Synopsis: After the events of Civil War , T'Challa returns home to Wakanda to be crowned king. He must try to emulate his father T'Chaka in being the best ruler he can while protecting his people as the 'Black Panther' . Going on several missions to stop old enemies and threats, T'Challa encounters a new arch-nemesis and must protect the people he loves from him.                       Positives: A new culture and setting for the MCU, dealing with real life situations and problems A brilliant portrayal of 'Erik Killmonger' by Michael B...
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The Road To Avengers Infinity War

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With the Avengers Infinity War trailer now hitting over 100 million views already, the excitement is already building for what is likely to be the biggest ever Marvel Studios movie to date. Let's take a look at what to expect...   The Fox Universe                     With Disney buying out 20 th Century Fox, Marvel Studios now has its full roster of characters to play with. Could Infinity War reset the universe introducing characters such as Wolverine, Doctor Doom, Apocalypse and even Galactus?   The TV Universe The Marvel Netflix Universe and Agents of Shield do exist in the same universe, however will they make an appearance in Infinity War ? It's unlikely but it would be awesome to see The Defenders and the Agents of Shield on the big screen.   Avengers 4? Avengers 4 was meant to be Infinity War...
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Well I was wondering about the star cast of Avengers Infinity war and I found all the star cast here. https://filmsfocus.com/2018/... Read More
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The Top 10 Graphic Novels of all Time!

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By IzzyLFC Comic book charachters are now more popular today than ever before, thanks to Film and TV as well as the comic industry's best creators. However it all started with 20-page magazines starring iconic characters like Superman, Batman, Captain America and Spiderman. I'm looking at the greatest graphic novels ever to be written. Do you agree?!   10. Crisis on Infinite Earths – Marv Wolfman                             Probably DC comics' biggest event ever, Marv Wolfman creates a masterpiece with Crisis. Featuring the first appearance of probably the most powerful villain ever, The Anti-Monitor, this 12-issue series was a crisis since two of DC's most loved characters died protecting not only the world or even the universe but the multiverse. Both Supergirl and Flash die protecting the ones they love. 9. Blackest Night – Geoff Johns    ...
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