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    ARTaylor

    The Book of Life Released

    October 17, 2014 by ARTaylor

    Today is the release of The Book of Life. The film features the talents of Ron Perlman as Xibalba, Danny Trejo as Skeleton Luis, Grey DeLisle as Grandma, and Eric Bauza as Father Domingo and Cave Guardian.

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    ARTaylor

    Wikia was at the New York Comic Con and Jamie, founder of the Marvel Database, has his reaction to the Marvel Animation panel that discussed Ultimate Spider-Man, Avengers Assemble, Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H., and Guardians of the Galaxy.

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    ARTaylor

    Today is the twentieth anniversary of the release of The Shawshank Redemption. The Oscar nominated film, which is currently the highest rated film on the Internet Movie Database, features the talents of Clancy Brown as the corrupt Captain Hadley.

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    ARTaylor

    20 Years of Pulp Fiction

    October 14, 2014 by ARTaylor

    Today is the twentieth anniversary of Pulp Fiction. The Oscar-nominated film features the talents of Phil LaMarr as the ill-fated Marvin.

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    ARTaylor

    Harlan Ellison, writer of the Silver Surfer episode "Antibody", has suffered a stroke. His wife, Susan, confirmed on Sunday through his official website that he had a stroke "a couple of days ago." She reports that Ellison is in the hospital and his right side is paralyzed, but is as comfortable as possible. She promises to keep fans up-to-date with his progress. Friends of his who have seen him have said that his mind is still sharp, his speech is normal, and he is cracking jokes.

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    ARTaylor

    At the New York Comic Con, Marvel Animation released the test footage of the upcoming series Guardians of the Galaxy, which they first showed at San Diego Comic-Con. They announced that the series was aiming for a 2015 release and was in production. Additionally, they released the footage online, which can be seen below.

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    ARTaylor

    Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. returns this Sunday for its second season at 8:00 AM ET on Disney XD. To celebrate, Marvel Entertainment shares how to make special Hulk-themed pancakes.

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    ARTaylor

    Today is the release of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by The Walt Disney Company. The film features the talents of Alex Desert as Mr. Rogue and Donald Glover as Greg.

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    ARTaylor

    Whiplash Released

    October 10, 2014 by ARTaylor

    Today is the release of the film Whiplash. No, not that Whiplash. The film features the talents of J. K. Simmons as the maestro Fletcher.

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    ARTaylor

    Today is the release of Men, Women & Children. The film features the talents of J. K. Simmons as Mr. Moss and Phil LaMarr as a shrink.

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    ARTaylor

    Today at the New York Comic-Con, Walt Disney Animation Studios held a panel to showcase the upcoming film Big Hero 6. While there they showcased a brand new trailer featuring the heroic team in action, which you can watch below. Entertainment Weekly has a recap of the shootage shown and the panel discussion. IGN also did an interview with Fredzilla actor T. J. Miller.


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    ARTaylor

    Harrison Wilcox Interview

    October 9, 2014 by ARTaylor

    Marvel Entertainment spoke the Harrison Wilcox, supervising producer of Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H., about the show's second season. The season premiere airs this Sunday at 8:00 AM ET on Disney XD.

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    ARTaylor

    History of Morgan Le Fay

    October 9, 2014 by ARTaylor

    The newest episode of Ultimate Spider-Man airs this Friday at 9:30 PM ET on Disney XD. The Halloween-themed episode crosses over with fellow Disney series Jessie as Spider-Man faces off against the villainess Morgan Le Fay. In preparation, Marvel Entertainment takes a look at the history of Le Fay in the comics.

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    ARTaylor

    September 24th marked the twentieth anniversary of The Marvel Action Hour. The hour long block was the home of Marvel animated series Iron Man and Fantastic Four. The two seasons were initially headed by Ron Friedman. However, after negative responses to both, each series was heavily revamped. While each was more critically successful they were unable to gain viewers. After two seasons, both series were cancelled and the Action Hour ended with them.

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    ARTaylor

    History of Ka-Zar

    October 8, 2014 by ARTaylor

    Everyone's favorite Savage Land hero, Ka-Zar and his friend saber-toothed tiger Zabu, are making their way to Ultimate Spider-Man. In honor of this, Marvel Entertainment takes a look at the history of the character.

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    ARTaylor

    The second season of Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. begins this Sunday, October 12th, at 8:00 AM ET on Disney XD. In honor of the premiere, Marvel Entertainment takes a look back at the best vacation spots and fights on the series.

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    ARTaylor

    Today is the Diamond Edition release of the Walt Disney Animation Studios classic film Sleeping Beauty on Blu-ray and DVD. The movie was referenced on X-Men twice. The first by Bishop and again towards Carol Danvers.

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    ARTaylor

    Gone Girl Released

    October 3, 2014 by ARTaylor

    Today is the release of Gone Girl. The film features Neil Patrick Harris as Desi Collings.

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    ARTaylor

    October is here and the September poll results are in. We asked which of the Web Warriors appearing on Ultimate Spider-Man's third season are you most looking forward to.

    1. The clear winner is Spider-Man 2099 voiced by Freddy Rodriguez with 38% of the votes. This will mark the first appearance of Miguel O'Hara in animation. Though a series was planned back in the 1990s that eventually evolved into Spider-Man Unlimited.
    2. Tying for second with 13% was Scarlet Spider, Spider-Girl (Olivia Holt), and Agent Venom (Matt Lanter). Scarlet Spider previously appeared in the finale of Spider-Man. While there is a Spider-Girl in an alternate timeline, this will be an original version as Petra Parker, the female counterpart to the webslinger. Flash Thompson has…
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    ARTaylor

    Today is the release of Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor. The video game features the voice talents of Troy Baker as the main character Talion, Laura Bailey as Ioreth, Nolan North as Black Hand, Liam O'Brien as Gollum, and Jean-Benoît Blanc as Tower of Sauron and Thuggish Orc.

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    ARTaylor

    Lacey Chabert Turns 32

    September 30, 2014 by ARTaylor

    Today is the thirty-second birthday for The Spectacular Spider-Man actress Lacey Chabert.

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    ARTaylor

    Today is the twenty-seventh anniversary of the premiere of Star Trek: The Next Generation. The second series in the iconic franchise lasted seven series and continued on into four theatrical films. It featured the talents of Jonathan Frakes as William Riker, LeVar Burton as Geordi LaForge, Michael Dorn as Worf, Brent Spiner as Data, Majel Barrett-Roddenberry as the voice of the computer and Lwaxana Troi, Dwight Schultz as Reginald Barclay, James Cromwell as Jaglom Shrek, David Warner as Gul Madred, Earl Boen as Nagilum, Matt Frewer as Berlinghoff Rasmussen, Nikki Cox as Sarjenka, Tim Russ as Devor, Paul Winfield as Dathon, Olivia d'Abo as Amanda Rogers, Michael Bell as Zorn, and Mark L. Taylor as Haritath.

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    ARTaylor

    History of Thanos

    September 27, 2014 by ARTaylor

    Thanos, the Mad Titan, makes his debut on the Avengers Assemble season two premiere this Sunday. Marvel Entertainment takes a look at the history of Thanos in the comics.

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    ARTaylor

    On Friday, Marvel Entertainment ended the long feud with the estate of comic book legend Jack Kirby. They announced a settlement just days before a conference was scheduled in the United States Supreme Court. A joint statement from Marvel and Kirby's family stated "Marvel and the family of Jack Kirby have amicably resolved their legal disputes and are looking forward to advancing their shared goal of honoring Mr. Kirby's significant role in Marvel's history." The case involved the legal rights to several characters including Spider-Man, X-Men, Captain America, Hulk, Iron Man, and many others and termination notices were sent to licensees Sony, Fox, and Universal studios. The case never actually went to any trial. Judges, including the Seco…

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    ARTaylor

    50 Years of Dormammu and Clea

    September 27, 2014 by ARTaylor

    This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the debut of Dormammu and Clea. Both characters first appeared together in Strange Tales #126 released in November 1964. Clea became the main love interest of Doctor Strange while Dormammu became one of his biggest villains.

    Clea has appeared only once in animation, just a cameo appearance in the X-Men episode "Nightcrawler" though was mentioned in the final scene of the film Doctor Strange: The Sorcerer Supreme. Alternatively, Dormammu has been quite active. He first appeared on Spider-Woman. He made several appearances on Spider-Man voiced by Ed Gilbert and later on The Super Hero Squad Show voiced by Robert Englund. He was the main villain of The Sorcerer Supreme voiced by Jonathan Adams. Most recently he…

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    ARTaylor

    Today is the thirteenth anniversary of the premiere episode of Star Trek: Enterprise. The series, currently the last in the iconic franchise, featured the talents of Jeffrey Combs as Commander Shran, Brent Spiner as Arik Soong, James Avery as General K'Vagh, Majel Barrett-Roddenberry as the voice of the computer, Clancy Brown as Zorbal, Marc Worden as a Klingon prisoner, James Cromwell as Zefram Cochrane, Bill Clinton and Adolf Hitler as themselves in archive footage, and Jonathan Frakes returning to the role of William Riker.

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    ARTaylor

    The Boxtrolls Released

    September 26, 2014 by ARTaylor

    Today is the release of The Boxtrolls. The film features the talents of Dee Bradley Baker as Fish, Wheels, and Bucket; Steven Blum as Shoe and Sparky; Nika Futterman as Oil Can and Knickers; Fred Tatasciore as Clock and Specs; Maurice LaMarche as Sir Langsdale; Tom Kenny as Ed Vartis; and Eric Bauza, David Boat, Jim Cummings, and Cree Summer doing additional voices.

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    ARTaylor

    Marvel Entertainment interviewed Avengers Assemble supervising producer Dan Evans about the series' return. The show returns this Sunday at 8:30 AM ET on Disney XD.

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    ARTaylor

    10 Years of Pixie

    September 26, 2014 by ARTaylor

    This year marks the tenth anniversary of the debut of Megan Gwynn also known as Pixie. The character first made a cameo appearance in New X-Men #5, easily identified by her distinct pink hair. She continued to make small appearances before a full appearance in New X-Men #12.

    She has made just one animated appearance with Wolverine and the X-Men voiced by Kate Higgins.

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    ARTaylor

    Second Trailer for Big Hero 6

    September 25, 2014 by ARTaylor

    Walt Disney Animation Studios has released the second trailer for their upcoming film Big Hero 6. The film will be released in theaters November 7th.

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    ARTaylor

    Mark Hamill Turns 63

    September 25, 2014 by ARTaylor

    Today is the sixty-third birthday for long-time Marvel actor Mark Hamill.

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    ARTaylor

    Avengers Assemble starts this week on Sunday at 8:30 AM ET on Disney XD. Coincidentally, the football season is here along with it. In honor of the season's premiere, Marvel Entertainment has taken a look at who Iron Man would pick for his fantasy football team.

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    ARTaylor

    7 Years of Halo 3

    September 25, 2014 by ARTaylor

    Today is the seventh anniversary of the release of Halo 3. The third in the currently eleven game franchise features the talents of Steve Downes as the heroic Spartan Master Chief, Keith David as villain-turned-ally Arbiter, Dee Bradley Baker as main villain Gravemind, Ron Perlman as Lord Hood, John DiMaggio as a brute chieftain, Steven Blum, Brian Bloom, and Fred Tatasciore as various brutes, as well as Katee Sackhoff, Alan Tudyk, Nika Futterman, and Nolan North as marines.

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    ARTaylor

    30 Years of the Secret Wars

    September 25, 2014 by ARTaylor

    This year marks the thirtieth anniversary of the beginning of the Secret Wars, the first major crossover event for Marvel Comics. Originally intended to sell toys, the innovative twelve-issue comic series began in May of 1984 lasting until April 1985.

    The story had Beyonder pitting the heroes Captain America, Captain Marvel, Hawkeye, Iron Man, She-Hulk, Thor, Wasp, Human Torch, Mister Fantastic, Thing, Spider-Man, Spider-Woman, Hulk, Colossus, Cyclops, Nightcrawler, Professor X, Rogue, Storm, Wolverine, Lockheed, and Magneto against of villainous forces of Absorbing Man, Doctor Doom, Doctor Octopus, Enchantress, Kang, Klaw, Lizard, Molecule Man, Titania, Ultron, Volcana, Wrecking Crew, and Galactus.

    The most lasting effects of the story were…

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    ARTaylor

    This "Monstober", Ultimate Spider-Man and Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. will have special month of Halloween-themed programming. Both series will have Halloween episodes starting with a crossover event on Friday, October 10th at 8:00 PM ET.

    That crossover will be with fellow Disney series Jessie. The cast of the live-action series will get animated on Spider-Man when the title nanny finds a sword that belongs to supervillainess Morgan Le Fey.

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    ARTaylor

    This Sunday, September 28th, is the second season premiere of Avengers Assemble. In honor of the show's return, Marvel Entertainment took a look at the first season's most memorable team-ups, released a clip from the premiere episode, as well as a new poster for the upcoming season.

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    ARTaylor

    20 Years of Friends

    September 23, 2014 by ARTaylor

    Today is the twentieth anniversary of the series premiere of Friends. The hit ten season sitcom featured the talents of Hank Azaria as recurring love interest David, Scott Adsit as a director, Jane Lynch as Ellen, Elizabeth Daily as Leslie, Lori Alan as Sonya, Brent Spiner as James Campbell, and Dick Clark as himself.

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    ARTaylor

    10 Years of Lost

    September 23, 2014 by ARTaylor

    Today is the tenth anniversary of the series premiere of Lost. The hit series featured the talents of Harold Perrineau as Michael Dawson, Clancy Brown as Kelvin Inman, Graham McTavish as a sergeant, and Nick Jameson as Richard Malkin.

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    ARTaylor

    Alfonso Ribeiro Turns 43

    September 21, 2014 by ARTaylor

    Today is the forty-third birthday for Spider-Man guest star Alfonso Ribeiro.

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    ARTaylor

    Tusk Released

    September 19, 2014 by ARTaylor

    Today is the release of Tusk. The film features the talents of Genesis Rodriguez as the girlfriend Ally Leon.

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    ARTaylor

    The Abu Dhabi Film Festival has announced the opening and closing dates for their eighth edition, coming this October, and Big Hero 6 will be closing the event on November 1st. This will come one week after the world premiere in Tokyo. The Walt Disney Animation Studios film enters theaters on November 7th.

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    Brian Linder

    Are you going to New York Comic Con? Wikia will be there, and we want fans to join us!

    We're recruiting a #WikiaFanArmy to participate in a geeked-out scavenger hunt in which you'll complete missions on social media to earn points – fans with the highest points at the end of the show will win awesome prizes. 

    Plus, you'll be eligible to receive special superfan perks, like VIP access passes, celebrity meet and greets.

    Jeph Loeb, head of Marvel TV stuff, will be there highlighting Marvel Animated happenings. 

    Interested? YEAH YOU ARE! 

    Click here, fill out the form with your contact info, and we'll hit you up with details.

    NYCC is October 9-12 at the Javits Center in NYC.


     

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    ARTaylor

    History of Cloak and Dagger

    September 12, 2014 by ARTaylor

    This coming episode of Ultimate Spider-Man features the animation debut of the superhero duo Cloak and Dagger. In honor, Marvel Entertainment takes a look back at the debut and history of the characters in the comics. The episode airs this Sunday at 10:30 AM ET on Disney XD.

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    ARTaylor

    Ryan Potter Turns 19

    September 12, 2014 by ARTaylor

    Today is the nineteenth birthday of Big Hero 6 actor Ryan Potter.

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    ARTaylor

    Patriot Day 2014

    September 11, 2014 by ARTaylor

    In the United States of America, today is Patriot Day honoring the three-thousand people killed during the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001 in addition to the destruction of several of the World Trade Center buildings and damage to the Pentagon. Terrorists had previously tried to destroy the WTC before but only did relatively minimal damage, an event referenced in the Spider-Man episode "Duel of the Hunters", but later removed in syndication out of respect for the 9-11 victims.

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    ARTaylor

    Destiny Released

    September 9, 2014 by ARTaylor

    Today is the release of Destiny. The latest game from the original producers of the Halo features the talents of Matthew Mercer as the human male player and Nika Futterman as Eva Levante.

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    ARTaylor

    Marvel Entertainment and Disney XD have announced the season two premieres for Avengers Assemble and Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.. Avengers will begin on Sunday, September 28th at 8:30 PM ET while S.M.A.S.H. premieres on Sunday, October 12th at 9:00 AM ET with an hour-long event.

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    ARTaylor

    48 Years of Star Trek

    September 9, 2014 by ARTaylor

    Today is the forty-eighth anniversary of the premiere of the original series of Star Trek. The landmark television series spawned five spin-offs, twelve films, as well as numerous books and comics, several by Marvel Comics. The show featured George Takei as Sulu, Nichelle Nichols as Uhura, and Majel Barrett-Roddenberry as Chapel.

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    ARTaylor

    Today is the forty-first anniversary of the premiere of Star Trek: The Animated Series. Created in the wake of the original series's popularity, the series lasted twenty-two episodes over two seasons while introducing many aspects that would be used throughout the franchise. Reprising their roles from the original series, the show featured George Takei as Sulu, Nichelle Nichols as Uhura, and Majel Barrett-Roddenberry as Chapel and new character M'Ress.

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    ARTaylor

    50 Years of Edwin Jarvis

    September 7, 2014 by ARTaylor

    This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the debut of Edwin Jarvis. The personal butler for the Avengers first appeared in November 1964 in the pages of Tales of Suspense #59. Originally the personal butler for Tony Stark, Jarvis served the Earth's Mightiest Heroes faithfully since the formation of the team and even helped Captain America cope with the transition to modern day life.

    The character first appeared in The Avengers: United They Stand voiced by Graham Harley. The last appearance of the human version was in Ultimate Avengers and Ultimate Avengers II played by Fred Tatasciore. Following the first live action Iron Man film, the character was largely replaced by the artificial intelligence JARVIS. This version first appeared in The Avengers:…

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