TSP – March 5th, 2015

On this edition of The Splash Page; what exactly are Earth’s Mightiest Heroes doing in that new movie preview, Secret Wars takes us back to the 19th century, go online to get behind the scenes of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and how is one comic book live action universe standing out from the other?

Comicbook.com Breaks Down the New Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer

Steve Rogers and Tony Stark are going Wild West in Secret Wars tie-in 1872

Writer Gerry Duggan (Deadpool) and artist Evan “Doc” Shaner (Adventures of Superman) will team up on the book, which takes us to a Marvel Universe in which Steve Rogers, Tony Stark, Bruce Banner and other characters emerge not in the 20th century, but in the 19th. Set in the fictional western town of Timely (named for Marvel’s predecessor Timely Comics), the series will recast Rogers as a local sheriff, Stark as what looks to be drunken blacksmith and Banner as a dealer in various … elixirs.

Read more at this link http://www.blastr.com/2015-3-4/steve-rogers-and-tony-stark-are-going-wild-west-secret-wars-tie-1872

ABC Launches Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Double Agent Web Series

In each episode, the Double Agent will infiltrate different restricted areas on the Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. set, including executive offices, wardrobe and sound stages, among others. Hidden cameras provide viewers with an inside look at the secretive world of the show — often uncovering critical story elements to future episodes.

Read more at this link http://comicbook.com/2015/03/04/abc-launches-marvels-agents-of-s-h-i-e-l-d-double-agent-web-seri/

Warner Bros. CEO Says Diversity Refutes Superhero Fatigue

Kevin Tsujihara discussed the future of superhero movies, particularly DC Entertainment‘s lineup, at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference this past Wednesday.   “The worlds of DC are very different,” he said. “They’re steeped in realism and they’re a little bit edgier than Marvel’s movies.”

Read more at this link http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/warner-bros-ceo-says-diversity-refutes-superhero-fatigue

 

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Dave Nelson

Dave Nelson

Originally from Minnesota in the United States, Dave has lived all over.  He currently makes his home in Ottawa, Ontario Canada where he lives with his wife and stepdaughter.  Dave works as an on-air announcer at Boom 99-7 (CJOT.) One of his first sci-fi memories was that of watching Star Trek the original series in reruns on Sunday mornings so, as you can imagine, that made quite the impression and was one of the inspirations for founding the Galactic Netcasts network in 2011. You can hear Dave on The Alien Invasion, The SciFi Geeks Club and Weird World Weekly podcasts. Follow him on Twitter @davenelsonvoice