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Marvel To Launch Superhero Sidekicks For Avengers & X-Men
Like Spider-Boy, these new characters inspire a secret history of countless adventures where they've fought side-by-side with their super hero mentors! Featuring fresh, bold designs by all-star talent, these stunning new covers may just be a glimpse into the future of the Marvel Universe! Check out 18 of the New Champions Variant Covers now and keep[...]
Champions: Ernie Hudson on Farrelly, Harrelson & Inclusivity in Comedy
The actor stars as Coach Ernie Phil Perretti in the Bobby Farrelly sports comedy Champions for Focus Features that follows Marcus (Woody Harrelson), a former minor-league basketball coach who, after a series of missteps, is ordered by the court to manage a team of players with intellectual disabilities He soon realizes that despite his doubts,[...]
Giveaway: Win A Blu-Ray Copy Of The Film Champions
Would you like to win a Blu-ray copy of the sports film Champions? All you need is a Twitter account to take part in this giveaway Universal Pictures have given us a couple of copies of the film ahead of its release on April 18th, so this is your chance to snag it for free[...]
Oz Star Ernie Hudson Discusses HBO Prison Drama & Show's Legacy
While promoting his Focus Features comedy Champions, the Quantum Leap star spoke with Bleeding Cool about his legacy on the series and how its nihilistic themes might pale in comparison to the cynicism today. Cr: Brendan Meadows Ernie Hudson on Fan Conversations from Ghostbusters to Oz "I'm working in London now; people will come up to me, and[...]
Cover image for CHAMPIONS #10
Champions #10 is in stores from Marvel Comics on Wednesday, and in the conclusion of the Killer App story arc, the titular teens find themselves up against the most diabolical threat Roxxon has ever conceived: busybody robots These Chaperones are here to keep the Champions, and everyone else, out of danger through the use of[...]
Cover image for CHAMPIONS #9
Champions #9 is in stores from Marvel Comics on Wednesday, and in this preview, we see Ms Marvel willingly become a corporate stooge! What? No, she didn't get a job at Marvel Ms Marvel rescinded her resignation as an intern at Roxxon and now not only wants to rejoin the company, but plans to give[...]
Cover image for CHAMPIONS #8
The teen heroes of Marvel's Champions have suffered enough lately, what with the whole Outlawed event and its repercussions But it looks like they're about to get even worse as the team faces one of the biggest evils facing the Marvel Universe, or any Universe: predatory capitalism! Yes, it's Kamala Khan's first day on the[...]
Champions #7 Spoilers
It's Champions #7 time! The idea of a superhero/supervillain fight being staged for the cameras is hardly a new one Spider-Man made a career out of it Certainly, the idea of battles being played out in the court of public opinion is a trope of the superhero medium But it is possible that today's Champions[...]
The Toni Infante cover to Champions #6, by Danny Lore and Luciano Vecchio, in stores from Marvel Comics on April 21st, 2021
It feels like it was just a few months ago when Marvel's Champions entered a bold new era with a brand new creative team and an exciting new number one issue… and it probably feels that way because it was just a few months ago when that happened But nevertheless, here we are again, with[...]
Miles Morales Gets A Brand New Internship In The Marvel Universe
It's Miles Morales time! Champions #5 out this week concludes the Outlawed event was planned to be published a year ago, hit by pandemic delays, which saw laws passed by the US government to force teen superheroes to be registered, lobbied for by Roxxon That's the go-to for all bad corporations in the Marvel Universe,[...]
Miles Morales Gets A New Internship In The Marvel Universe (Spoilers)
The Champions Outlawed event was planned to be published a year ago, only for the pandemic lockdown to hit just as the first issue was published There were then longer-than-usual delays to the printed and scheduled issues, as the real world hit the series and crossover schedules If this had come out on time, it[...]
The Reign Of X Begins
The infodump elaborates. While in Champions, we have Scott Summers remembering his time as the time-displaced Tyke-Clops, and doing something about it. Which is very generous considering there's not a mutant among them right now… X-FACTOR #5 MARVEL COMICS OCT200562 (W) Leah Williams (A) David Baldeon (CA) Ivan Shavrin CAN RESURRECTION SURVIVE? The events of X OF SWORDS have put the resurrection protocols[...]
From Civil War To Kamala's Law
Today's Champions #3, part of the Outlawed event, sees The Champions being hunted by the government, who seem to have a mole on the inside And with a mix between a media broadcasting event and a concentration camp going down, which is probably never the greatest of combinations And it recalls another time, and the[...]
We Live, Nailbiter and That Texas Blood Get Additional Printings
That Texas Blood and X-Men get third printings, while Giga, Champions, Excalibur, We Live and other issues of That Texas Blood all go to second printings… Giga, That Texas Blood, We Live, X-Men, Champions, Get More Printings WE LIVE #1 2ND PTG AFTERSHOCK COMICS (W) Roy Miranda, Inaki Miranda (A/CA) Inaki Miranda The year is 2084 and the world has[...]
Miles Morales: Spider-Man Vs New York Police in Champions #1 Preview
Bleeding Cool was the first to let you know that Champions #1 had been rescheduled from April to October (and Power Pack to November) Kicking off the new disparate return to the Outlawed mini-event, we have the beginning of the fight and Miles Morales' Spider-Man going up against the police… Now this will have been[...]
Champions #1 and Empyre Handbook Get Rescheduled - Latest Marvel MIA
A new Champions #1 was meant to launch out of the Outlawed mini-event, but only the Outlawed #1 one-shot made it out before shutdown and the books fell off the scheduling list But according to the Marvel website, it looks as if Champions #1 by Eve L Ewing and Simone Di Meo is getting a[...]
Wanted: Previews Of New Warriors, Champions and Power Pack Outlawed Marvel Launches
This week's Marvel Comics titles listed ads for upcoming tie-ins to the Outlawed event, with ads for the launch of Champions, Power Pack and tie-in comics Ms Marvel and Miles Morales: Spider-Man. But Bleeding Cool has a few pages from them to share… first from the Outlawed launch of New Warriors, which includes a very new and[...]
Eve Ewing and Simone Di Meo Launch New Champions Series at Marvel
Marvel has announced the new Champions series we've all been waiting for, and as expected, coming off successful runs on Ironheart and Ms Marvel Team-Up, Eve Ewing will write the book spinning out of the Outlawed one-shot and setting the direction for Marvel's teen heroes, with Simone Di Meo on art Marvel media partner Screenrantcrush[...]
Champions #10
Champions #10 hits stores from Marvel Comics next week, by Jim Zub, Steven Cummings, Marcio Menyz, and Clayton Cowles… and for the last time, as the series is canceled with this issue, perhaps to be replaced next year by Young Avengers instead? But that's to be sorted out later For now, we've got a series to[...]
Young Avengers Relaunch in 2020 - To Replace Champions?
Just don't expect Allan Heinberg and Jim Cheung, there's a brand new creative team lined up – I don't know who but I'm told to expect good things, and a bit of an impact on announcement. I'm also told that the Champions will be retired without relaunch, but that Young Avengers may see some of the[...]
Marvel's Champions Get Political For Incoming?
And this has the Champions clustered around a TV screen featured what appears to be a politician at a podium making the sign of… well what? Middle and ring fingers together? A Reverse Spock? Any ideas? They join Professor X, Apocalypse and Magneto, straight from House Of X and Powers Of X… To be added to 2-Faced[...]
Champions #9 [Preview]
Champions #9 is in stores on Wednesday from Marvel Comics, the penultimate issue of the series, by the creative team of Jim Zub and Steven Cummings But if you can't wait three days, we've got a preview of the issue below. For the second-to-last time, get caught up with the recap page. And we find the champions[...]
Leadership Problems in Champions #8 [Preview]
The Champions are having some problems… and we're not just talking about the book's unfortunate and untimely cancellation with issue #10 With various team members suffering crises of conscience, Viv has been left as team leader, but in this preview of Champions #8, when Ironheart comes calling, she finds that Viv may be… a bit[...]
Marvel's Champions Canceled with October's Champions #10
October's Champions #10 will be the final issue of the series starring a team of Marvel's teenage superheroes, writer Jim Zub revealed on his blog Thursday Zub said that the book "didn't click the way we hoped" and that his "long-term plans for the series have been cut short." Once the October solicits arrived online, I[...]
Champions #7: When Heroes Cry [Preview]
And in next week's issue of Champions #7, it's Ms Marvel's turn Following the Champion's exploits during War of the Realms (and a super-mega-crossover event could make anyone cry), Ms Marvel is quitting the Champions! At least, temporarily. It seems that seeing herself die, even in an alternate future timeline, can have a negative effect on[...]
Champions #6 Preview
Trouble is brewing in the pages of Champions #6, in stores next week, as we see in this preview It begins with a calm scene, the mighty warriors of the Disir standing guard in Brazil, doing their duty for their leader, Amora the Enchantress, Queen of the Dead The Disir are a pretty big deal…[...]
Adult Cyclops Rejoins the Champions for War of the Realms
But back when Scott was a time-displaced teenager living alongside his adult counterpart in Marvel's past, he founded a teen superhero team called the Champions before being sent back in time with his memory erased, only for his memory to come back to his resurrected adult self in the future moments after his teen self[...]