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Comic Books 

A Look Back At Marvel’s Marvelous Monsters!

Marvel Comics is a bit of a juggernaut these days. In fact, they have been for a few years. With the backing of Disney and a solid and formidable line up of creators, writers, artists and more, Marvel has been pumping out yearly (sometimes twice a year) events and right now that event is something […]

Comic Books Films 

Marvel Movies Phase IV — Bring on the MONSTERS!

An open letter to Marvel Films. Hi, Marvel! How’s things? Bet you’re feeling pretty good about that whole CIVIL WAR thing, right? And you have DOCTOR STRANGE coming around the corner, too. It’s hard to believe that you’re already ramping up for Phase III. Now, I’m sure it’s already come up in conversations around The […]

Comic Books Films 

Exclusive: The Untold Story of Marvel’s MAN-THING, Part Two!

For part one, please click here: http://www.blumhouse.com/2015/10/07/exclusive-the-untold-story-of-marvels-man-thing-part-one/   And now for part 2: Yesterday, Brett Leonard finally broke his ten-year silence about the troubles that befell his Marvel superhero movie, MAN-THING. Based on the shambling, horrific comic book character – a swamp monster with ambiguous motives – Leonard envisioned the feature film as a horror […]

Comic Books Films 

Exclusive: The Untold Story of Marvel’s MAN-THING, Part One!

Ten years later, director Brett Leonard finally goes on the record about Marvel’s green-headed horror stepchild. The year was 2001, and to Hollywood, superhero movies were still a novelty. The success of films like X-MEN and BLADE had established that comic book adaptations had a place in the action movie firmament, but Sam Raimi’s first SPIDER-MAN – the […]