5 Great, Accessible Avengers Runs for Beginners

With the release of the Age of Ultron, the Avengers have reclaimed their post in being one of the most popular superhero franchises. So what better time to get into the comics? There’s a whole 50 years of content worth exploring, with plenty of lore and battles to read about. However, it can be a little daunting to find a good run, or even an easy access point.

We’ve decided to make the job a little easier for you guys. Compiled here is a list of what we think are the most accessible, and also quality Avengers runs. We’ve tried to spread it out over the decades, so you can get a taste of how the team was in every era. Die-hard fans, bear in mind that some of your favourite runs may not be included, as they can be a bit too reliant on past lore. We’ll get to yours later.

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New “Avengers: Age Of Ultron” Trailer Shows More Ultron Action

Another trailer for the upcoming Marvel hit Age Of Ultron has surfaced, and sufficed to say, it’s not looking good for our favourite heroes.

We learn about the origin and motivation of our resident evil robot Ultron, with some more action from the entire team + Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver. Heck, we even get a neat little look at the Vision near the end, too!

Avengers: Age Of Ultron hits May 1st. We’ll see you at the ticket counter.

Marvel Releases More “Avengers: Age Of Ultron” Images

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Marvel have released some new images of their upcoming superhero smash hit, Age Of Ultron. There’s a whole bunch of shots of our main man Joss Whedon directing, some action snaps of new characters Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver, old favourites in new costumes, and more! It’s shaping up to look like a great successor to the original, which is renowned as one of the best superhero flicks of all time.

Avengers: Age Of Ultron will be hitting cinemas May 1st. Check after the break for the images.

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Marvel’s “Avengers” And “New Avengers” To End In April

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ComicBookResources have reported that Marvel, via Press release, announced that their long running Avengers titles will be ending this April. The saga penned by the mighty Jonathan Hickman revolves around the two titles “Avengers” and “New Avengers”, and will focus on the planet incursion plotline that has been building up for some time. Each issue – “Avengers #44” and “New Avengers #33” will be oversized, as the team tries to prevent the crashing of our world into another.

Industry vet Mike Deodato will handle the art duty on “Avengers”, while Kev Walker will provide art on “New Avengers”. Hickman’s involvement in the Marvel Universe’s lore has roots all the way back to 2008, with his Fantastic Four run. When he kickstarted his Avengers series, some plot elements carried over from that series, as Earth’s Mightiest Heroes spiralled through the Infinity crossover, and more recently, the “Time Runs Out” event, which booted the series 8 months into the future. Even after the conclusion of these titles, Hickman will be handling the reigns on Marvel’s latest event, Secret Wars, which features a Battleworld made up of parts of alternate realities. You can read all about them here.

Checkout the offical press release below, as well as the interlocking covers of the final issues.

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Marvel’s Agent Carter S1E1&2 ‘Now Is Not The End/Tunnel and Bridge’ Review – SPOILERS

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The latest addition to Marvel’s ever-expanding slate brings forth Hayley Atwell as Agent Peggy Carter, who we should remember from ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’ and for the more dedicated fans, her Marvel One Shot, which further prompted the creation of this mini-series. This new show takes focus away from the modern-day, taking us back to the 1940s, which provides some great set and costume design as well as a whole new atmosphere.

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The Bookmark #1: It’s Not Over ‘Til The Fat Lady Sings

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Welcome all, to the first installment of our newest column, The Bookmark! Here, we spotlight our favourite moments in comic book history, the build up towards them, and the effect they had on both us as an audience, and the future of the comic. We try to include a range of comics, from past to present, so you guys get a chance to see all different kinds of eras!

This week, we’ve heard all about Marvel’s Phase 3 movie lineup, featuring the Mad Titan himself, Thanos, as the root of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes’ problems. So appropriately, I’ve decided to spotlight one of my favourite moments from Infinity Gauntlet – arguably the definitive Thanos story.

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