Anthony’s Marvel Comics picks for September 2016

Spidey #10

Here’s a look at what comics are coming out from Marvel for September 2016, including a “Vote Loki” trade paperback, “Squirrel Girl,” and “Black Panther.” Also, yet another recommendation for using Marvel Unlimited (in light of expensive comics prices).

Anthony’s Marvel Comics picks for January 2016

Captain Marvel #1

Here’s a look at what’s coming out from Marvel in January 2016. A full list of solicitations is available here. Comics Captain Marvel #1, $4 Rocket Raccoon & Groot #1, $4 A-Force #2, $4 The Totally Awesome Hulk #2, $4 Captain America: Sam Wilson #5, $4 Howard the Duck #3, $5 Guardians of the Galaxy … Read more

Anthony’s Marvel picks for October 2015

Squirrel Girl #1

Here’s a look at what’s coming out from Marvel for October 2015. A full list of solicitations is available here. Comics Avengers #0, $6 Amazing Spider-Man #1, $6 Amazing Spider-Man #2, $4 Guardians of the Galaxy #1, $4 Extraordinary X-Men #1, $5 Extraordinary X-Men #2, $4 Captain America: Sam Wilson #1, #2: $4 each Spider-Gwen … Read more

“Guardians of the Galaxy” is the domestic box office champ of 2014

Guardians of the Galaxy

“Guardians of the Galaxy,” starring characters the general public had never heard of until its release, is the top grossing film at the domestic box office for 2014. The film starring Rocket Raccoon and his friends has earned $332.8 million to date. The North American top 10 films are as follows. Figures are taken from Box Office … Read more

“Transformers 4” tops the global top-grossing films of 2014

Transformers 4

Website The Mary Sue has written an article summarizing the world’s top grossing films of 2014. They opted to call it now despite only another week left in the year, figuring not much will change. The number one film globally? “Transformers: Age of Extinction,” a film that’s only the fifth-highest ranking entry (as of this writing) … Read more

Cartoons at the box office: “The Book of Life” earns $8.3 million for Halloween/Day of the Dead weekend

The Book of Life

Halloween apparently makes for a slow weekend at the box office, as the last gasp for October’s horror films. The top film at the box office this weekend was the thriller “Nightcrawler,” earning $10.9 million in its debut. Elsewhere, “The Book of Life” stayed in fifth place (same as last weekend), earning $8.3 million (-17.4% … Read more