If you didn’t know, Marvel’s shows on Netflix are discontinued. Though this is a sad truth, something quite unique is coming out of it. If you have some spare change lying around, you could actually own something straight from the Marvel shows on Netflix. Marvel is actually auctioning off several pieces from iconic shows such as Luke Cage, Daredevil, and Iron Fist.
One of the most expensive items that will be available, which is the first iteration of Matt Murdock’s Daredevil costume, starts at $10,000. It is estimated to bring in around $30,000 to $50,000. The tank where Luke Cage was experimented on starts at $6,000, and has estimates to bring in between $12,000 and $15,000. Several versions of Daredevil’s costume, like the Red First Iteration costume, is going for $30,000 to $50,000. Luke Cage’s Protection Costume will start from $2,500 to $3,500.
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Though the items named above are not very affordable, there are actually a plethora of much cheaper ones you can get a hold of. Elektra Natchios’ robe starts at only $250, and Murdock’s cassette recorder, starts at even lower $150, so it is very possible to get your hands on one of those.
Marvel ended their Netflix shows last year, which included Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, Jessica Jones and The Punisher.
The auction is running from August 12th to the 13th. If you want to bid, you can register here.
A few weeks ago, I wrote an article about three of my personal favorite comic book characters who I felt deserve more recognition. This got me intrigued, so I continued to research the world of obscure comic book characters from diverse universes. Not far into my research, I came across three characters I would have never believed actually existed. Their eccentricity had me deeply baffled, yet I was so riveted that I had to dig deeper. These are three absolutely ridiculous comic book characters you probably don’t know, but need to check out.
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Eye-Scream is a mutant gifted with an unusual ability: to turn into ice cream. He was often ridiculed by other mutants and humans for his laughable power. Eye Scream made a decision to destroy the X-men, as their powers made his look pointless and stupid. Unfortunately, the X-men, with help from Obnoxio the clown, completely froze him. He was never seen again.
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A member of the Legion of Super Heroes in the 30th and 31st centuries from the DC universe, this guy can eat anything. His natural biology allows him to consume literally any form of matter. In fact, everyone from his home planet, Bismoll, has this ability. When the natives of Bismoll found that microbes had made all their food inedible, the population evolved their capability to eat all matter as a survival mechanism. Though this seems quite useless, it has made Matter Eater Lad an unstoppable force at times.
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Another DC universe character from the 30th century, Arm-Fall-Off-Boy has the ability to detach his own limbs, which he can then use as weapons. His background information is relatively unknown. In fact, Matter-Eater Lad claims he gained his powers through carelessness while holding the anti-gravity metal Element 152, but that’s it. From the planet Lallor, he is one of the most famous Legion of Super Heroes reject due to just how ridiculous his powers are.
In a new phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the comic book characters from The Eternals will be taking the spotlight. The latest addition to the cast were announced at this years San Diego Comic Con.
Supreme Geek and Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige is expected to unveil brand-new franchise starters at the convention in late July. Chief among them is The Eternals, a series about godlike alien beings to be adapted by indie director Chloé Zhao (The Rider), which has widely been reported to star Angelina Jolie, Kumail Nanjiani and Richard Madden [Game of Thrones], as well as Stranger Things lead Millie Bobby Brown.
Based on the Jack Kirby created title The Eternals, the story is about superpowerful and near-immortal beings known as Eternals and a more monstrous offshoot known as the Deviants that were created by the cosmic beings called Celestials.
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Further details about the plot and cast have yet to be released!
The release of Spider-Man: Far From Home is tomorrow, chronicling the fallout of the mega-blockbuster Avengers: Endgame as well as continuing the adventures of Spider-Man, played by Tom Holland. Debuting in this film is a new foe for the wall-crawler: Mysterio, as played by Jake Gyllenhaal. Mysterio is a more obscure antagonist in Spider-Man’s rogues galley, even if he is one of the superhero’s iconic foes. While we don’t know the role he will play in the new movie, let’s prepare and take a look at ten essential comics in Spider-Man’s library, featuring Mysterio as his dastardly nemesis. Let’s dive in and see the origins of the fishbowl-wearing menace.
6. ‘The Menace of Mysterio!’
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The Amazing Spider-Man #13 is one of Spider-Man’s earliest stories, featuring the first appearance and debut of Mysterio. We learn in this story that Mysterio has no superpowers but instead an array of colorful gadgets and magic tricks that he uses to pass off as a superhero. Within the story, he courts public approval, finding fame as J. Jonah Jameson supports Mysterio as a crimefighter and Mysterio goes after Spider-Man to become the top dog in town. This is a must-read for seeing the debut of Mysterio, even if the story is very dated and clunky to modern eyes. But it’s a classic that shouldn’t be overlooked.
5. ‘Aliens and illusions!’
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This story uses Mysterio’s illusion abilities to showcase how scary he can be. Aliens are seemingly threatening Peter’s girlfriend, attacking and hounding her endlessly, leaving Peter running ragged as he struggles to defend her. But it’s all revealed to be a scheme by Mysterio, whose been using his illusion abilities to craft the threat. Ultimately, it ends on a classic confrontation and showcasing how Mysterio isn’t so goofy when he wants to be serious, despite his hideous outfit.
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In this storyline, the original Mysterio had been long dead. But then, out of the blue, Mysterio seemingly returns, bringing with him a cache of familiar rogues to antagonize Spider-Man once again. But is this the real Mysterio or an imposter? Whose under the mask? It’s up to Spider-Man and his friend Carlie Cooper to solve the mystery, leading to a twist you’ll have to read to see for yourself!
3. ‘The Madness of Mysterio!’
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This comic is also a showcase of talent for Mysterio, as he drives Spider-Man to the brink of madness. After successfully escaping prison, Mysterio challenges Spider-Man and manages to knock him out during the fight. When he awakens, Spider-Man finds himself shrunken down to minuscule height, now facing a gigantic Mysterio! How did this happen? And can he escape Mysterio’s wrath before he gets squashed? You’ll have to read it to find out!
2. ‘The sinister six!’
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For Spider-Man’s first annual issue, Stan Lee and Steve Ditko pulled out the stops: a big super villain team up with Spider-Man’s deadliest foes! Doctor Octopus, Electro, Kraven the Hunter, The Sandman, The Vulture, and Mysterio (of course). Mysterio may share the spotlight with others this time but he gets a one on one confrontation with the hero as Spider-Man works his way through each villain of the team, one by one. Mysterio doesn’t last long but he proves an essential member of the line up and has returned again to the Sinister Six each time they’ve reappeared.
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This mini-series showcases the first meeting of Peter Parker and Miles Morales. Hailing from different realities, they needed a big threat to unite their universes and who should prove fitting but Mysterio! Its revealed that the Mysterio of Miles’s reality is actually the same one from Peter’s own world. Its up to the Spider-Men of different worlds to take down Mysterio, whose concocted a far more devious goal than normal and he always got a trick up his sleeve for any would be do-gooder.
Marvel wants to call of the dibs on Keanu Reeves’s next film credits. Everyone on the internet may want to claim ownership of the beloved Keanu, who has become a true man of the people, but none more than Marvel Studios’ Kevin Feige.
“We talk to him for almost every film we make,” Feige told ComicBook.com. “We talk to Keanu Reeves about, I don’t know when, if, or ever he’ll join the MCU, but we very much want to figure out the right way to do it.”
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Marvel still has yet to announce its official slate of new films, as well. Huffpost reports that Reeves is rumored to star in The Eternals alongside Angelina Jolie, but Feige won’t be making any confirmations about future films until Spider-Man: Far From Home premieres.
I will say all of the post Comic-Con, post Spider-Man: Far From Home stuff. … Here’s an exclusive. We’re gonna keep making movies. We’re gonna still keep making movies after these two. And we will talk about them soon after Spider-Man: Far From Home comes out.
After the still devastating loss of Robert Downey Jr.’s Tony Stark in Avengers: Endgame, we the people are in dire need of some amazing casting news. However, Reeves is still very busy with his most recent projects. He is currently promoting Toy Story 4, and is set to star in another John Wick film as the hit action series continues to gain popularity.
Reeves did recently express interest in playing Wolverine though.
During a puppy-playing interview that BuzzFeed hosted, Reeves was asked by fans which Marvel or DC superhero he would want to play in the future.
“I don’t know,” said Reeves. “When I was a kid, I always wanted to play Wolverine. So Wolverine.”
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Hugh Jackman’s time as Wolverine concluded with grace (and a lot of blood) in Logan. X-Men is now owned by Disney and Marvel. The stars are aligned. The Keanussance rages. Give Keanu his adamantium claws, please.