Here we are, fresh from New York Comic Con 2014: The first trailer from Brian Michael Bendis’/Michael Avon Oeming’s Powers series, only on
AMC HBO F X Playstation Network? Hmm. Well, ok. Let’s have a look.
Well. Umm. Huh. You know..huh.
I love Powers. I credit it with getting me back into reading comics in the early 2000’s. I think Bendis and Oeming crafted something interesting that had a lot of influence. That being said…I’m not so sure about this. I’m not really buying Sharlto Copley (yes, real name) as Walker either. Look, I’ll still watch the thing. But I will do so from my ivory tower perched atop my very highest horse.
Let’s hope Marvel doesn’t ruin the nice thing they’ve got going with a return to the comic-market killing gimmicky ways of the ’90’s; poly-bagged, chromium, glow-in-the-dark, quad-gate foldouts, non-stop collectible #1’s…maybe this foil cover for Age of Ultron is just a one-off and not a sign of things to come. This is how it ends; not with a bang but with a limited edition, poly-bagged, one-of- seven-different-cards-included whimper. THANKS ULTRON.
Written by Brian Michael Bendis with art by Bryan Hitch, it looks like
Braniac Ultron is back to wreck havoc on The Justice League The Avengers. Last time he showed up, Ultron killed an entire country. Who knows what mischief he’ll get up to this time?
The standard Marvel event boilerplate is in effect:
With the robotic revolution in full force, no fan can miss how Age of Ultron will ultimately change the Marvel Universe leaving no hero or villain unscathed!
But who cares! Crazy killer robot action & menace will get my dollars! And it’ll get them fairly soon; Age of Ultron is set to begin this! very! March!
Head over to Comic Book Resources for more details as well as a brief chat with Brian Michael Bendis. Below, some two pieces of artist Hitch’s interior art for the series.