I have been more than vocal over my displeasure the animated direction Marvel has taken recently. This was mainly due to the less than stellar first season of the Ultimate Spider-Man and the cancellation of two of the best animated series from Marvel in years. When we first spoke about the trailer for Avengers Assemble, I was left feeling unimpressed and a little bitter.
But I am a passionate fan of comics and cartoons, and especially cartoons about comics, so I tuned in to the hour long premiere of Avengers Assemble despite my misgivings. As the series starts the Avengers are disbanded, and the Red Skull and MODOK are up to no good. The team is forced to reform under the leadership of Iron Man after Captain America falls to the Skull, and we are introduced to the new team of heroes.
Continue reading Marvel’s ‘Avengers Assemble’ Actually Isn’t Terrible… But It’s Still Too Early To Call
There was definitely some vocal outcry after Marvel cancelled a couple of it’s best animated series to date in order to bring the series under the Disney banner. These cancelled series, The Spectacular Spider-Man and The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, each lasted two seasons before getting the axe, and their absence is still felt in the cartoon world. While DisneyXD wasted no time in releasing the Spidey replacement, Ultimate Spider-Man, it was lacking any real heart and was clearly aimed at a younger audience. It’s currently in its second season, with no real improvement.
Continue reading DisneyXD Drops Trailer For ‘Avengers Assemble’ and a Promo For ‘Hulk: Agents of SMASH’, Continues to Unimpress
Marvel has had a pretty big presence at CCI for the last few years, and this year was no different. While the Marvel Studios panel pretty much blew me away this year, that wasn’t the only crop of news the company delivered. We’ve got a few short films, and some new details on Marvel’s Animation slate.
Continue reading CCI 2012: ”, Marvel Animation, & Thomas Jane’s Punisher-esque ‘Dirty Laundry’! [UPDATED]
Welcome back to the Hero Express, your one-stop totally SPOILER filled shop through the top five stories in comic based Film & TV news!
Continue reading Hero Express: Ryan Reynolds Fired, Venom Ties in with The Amazing Spider-Man & Animation Station!
Welcome back to our look at Avengers Assemble: The Series. We have had some hilarious moments in our time together. Whether its laughing at an out of time Captain America who just can’t seem to shed the political correctness of a different time, or a Hawkeye that has dipped his quiver in the majority of the female team and possibly Wonder Man. Muh huh. Muh huh. Muh huh.
Continue reading Avengers Assemble – Episodes 204, 205 & Ask an Avenger
Welcome to the second season of Avengers Assemble: The Series! And I of course mean welcome to OUR look at the second season, as it started a few months ago.
Anyway, The second season started off with a bang and kept on rolling with more hilarity and problems for the Avengers. Things to look forward to? Tony uses the Iron Man armor as collateral, Wonder Man’s sexuality is questioned, and the ridiculously awesome Mexican Avengers.
Continue reading Avengers Assemble – Episodes 201, 202, & 203
I feel I may have been a bit lapsing in my duties to bring you the awesome. Avengers Assemble- The Series was something I started to cover a while ago and then slipped behind a little. So its time to play catch up! Today we are going to look at the end of the first season as well as a few of the extra clips they produced. For more on Avengers Assemble – The Series you can check out our look at the previous episodes here. Might as well check out an interview with Hawkeye AKA Chris Burns here just so you aren’t missing anything.
Continue reading Avengers Assemble – Episodes 6, 7 & Extras
We write a lot of articles here at Grizzly Bomb about TV shows, movies, comics… pretty much anything and everything entertainment related. But it’s always coming from our perspective, our point of view. So it is with great pleasure that I introduce to you the newest feature at GB, where we will take it to another level, and see it from a different perspective. Where he head… Inside The Grizzly Studio.
For the past few weeks I’ve been showing you one of my new favorite things, Avengers Assemble: The Series. You can check out some of the episodes here, here and here. Season 2 recently premiered over at avengersassembletheseries.com, and it was hilarious. Some of the cast were gracious enough to talk with us about the series and Season 2, which is where we’ll start off today.
Continue reading ITGS: Avengers Assemble’s Chris Burns
It’s been a little while since I visited this web series, and my life has definitely been lacking some Avengers humor. So it’s only fair that to make up for that I will be bringing you three episodes this post! Three!
And no, I’m not doing that because Season 2 starts today and I want to catch up. Really. Mostly.
Continue reading Avengers Assemble: The Series – Episodes 3, 4 and 5