BACK ISSUES: Big Space Weirdos – Marvel’s Elders of the Universe

BACK ISSUES: Big Space Weirdos – Marvel’s Elders of the Universe

Welcome to another edition of “Back Issues”, the column where I examine a character, concept or theme making waves in comics today through issues from the past. This week sees the opening of the latest film from Marvel Studios, James Gunn‘s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, the second instalment in the adventures of Marvel’s space-faring band of rascally reprobates. The first film represented Marvel taking a giant step into the cultish and more than…

Read More

James Gunn Talks to Entertainment Weekly about Guardians of the Galaxy

James Gunn Talks to Entertainment Weekly about Guardians of the Galaxy

As more and more comic book based properties are getting produced as tentpole films for the summer, the more those properties consume Summer Preview coverage in a respected entertainment periodical like Entertainment Weekly (EW). Each month this summer, we have a major comic-based movie being released. In August, we get Guardians of the Galaxy from Marvel Studios. EW talked to the principles involved with the production of the film. This particular story has James Gunn…

Read More