It’s official: Marvel’s Black Widow has a movie — and now she has a past, too.
A trailer for “Black Widow,” the long awaited feature film about the mysterious heroine of the Marvel movie universe, premiered Monday — and it is about time.
DALLAS — A rare near-mint condition copy of the first Marvel Comics comic book has sold at auction in Dallas for $1.26 million.
Heritage Auctions says the Marvel Comics No. 1 from 1939 sold Thursday. Heritage says the buyer wished to remain anonymous.
Ed Jaster, senior vice president at Heritage, calls it “a historic copy of a historic comic book.” The issue features the first appearances of characters such as the Human Torch, Ka-Zar, Angel and the Sub-Mariner.
While many fans have rallied behind Disney in the wake of reports that talks had broken down between the company and Sony over future Spider-Man films, at least one person is standing behind Sony — Stan Lee’s daughter.
In a statement to TMZ, Joan Lee said Marvel and Disney need to be “checked and balanced” as they seek total control of her father’s creations.“Whether it’s Sony or someone else’s, the continued evolution of Stan’s characters and his legacy deserves multiple points of view,” she said. While legendary comic book writer Lee created the Spider-Man character for Marvel comics in the 1960s, Sony has owned the film rights to the character for about two decades.
Marvel fans were elated to learn earlier this week that Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi would return to deliver audiences a new Thor film, with the Marvel Studios’ San Deigo Comic-Con panel adding even more excitement to the endeavor. Fans were given the film’s title, Thor: Love and Thunder, as Waititi, Chris Hemsworth, and Tessa Thompson took the stage. One of the biggest surprises came towards the end of the film’s discussion, as it was revealed that Natalie Portmanwould return to the series. Not only would she be returning, but she will be playing Jane Foster, adopting the mantle of Thor and the power of Mjolnir.
With the release of the movie Avengers: Endgame , fans’ interest has been sparked in Thor’s new home in the quaint fishing village of New Asgard. While there has been a surge in online flights searching for the Norwegian village, according to travel booking site, Kiwi.com , alas it is actually fictional.
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