For fans who have read the Civil War comic arc, the film took a somewhat different approach to the circumstances that wound up pitting Captain America against Tony Stark. Even if the film didn't adapt the comic book completely, there are still aspects from the original arc that are just as applicable to the MCU timeline.
Kevin Smith is a pretty devout comic book fan. His film Mallrats is littered with comic book references and easter eggs (he even had a Stan Lee cameo before it was cool). So it was only a matter of time before the Batman loving filmmaker voiced his opinion on Captain America: Civil War, arguably the biggest movie of the summer. Show More Summary
Unexpected guest star cameos, unofficial crossovers and more "Star Wars"-themed comic book homages!
When Legends of Tomorrow airs this week, it will follow the team on their mission while also slipping in an easter egg that could mean disappointing things for comic book fans.Click To Continue Reading
While reaction to BATMAN v SUPERMAN was decidedly mixed, the film was full of Easter eggs and allusions to the comic book canon and mythos that a lot of fans appreciated. Not the least of these allusions was when Bruce Wayne looked upon a vandalized Robin suit in his Batcave before heading to Lex Luthor's gala event. Show More Summary
Check out all -- or most of -- the comic book and animated series references you might have missed in Rocksteady's first "Arkham" game.
Comic book fans are enjoying the Golden Age of superhero movies, as many of their favorite characters are finally being adapted for the big screen. Everything from Batman to The Inhumans is coming through the pipeline, meaning the filmmakers are truly exploring their libraries of characters. Show More Summary
In The Amazing Spider-Man 2, the clock tower strikes 1:21 and Gwen Stacy falls to her death. This is a reference to the 1973 issue #121 of the comic book series in which Gwen dies. (Video Link) That's 1 of 10 impressive Easter eggs hidden discreetly in superhero movies, including the 1978 Superman and the 2008 film The Dark Knight. Show More Summary
Even though the phrase “superhero fatigue” is getting thrown around a lot, and some people have expressed their distaste for the popular genre of films in general, the box office numbers and fanbases are enough to prove that concept wrong. Show More Summary
In their latest spotlight on comic book related easter eggs, CSBG looks at the brain recipe puns on iZombie.
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama make some funny faces while reading a story to children at the White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday (March 28) in Washington, D.C. The couple read the classic children’s book “Where the Wild Things Are” and they got very animated throughout the story! PHOTOS: Check out [...]
There are times when adapting a TV series from a book series provides a helpful guideline for where the series can go. It gives the writers a framework to work from, and as a bonus, there’s a constant source of Easter eggs to keep readers of the books happy. Show More Summary
If you're a huge Disney fan like us, then you know that the studio LOVES to sprinkle in easter eggs throughout their movies. Just look at the scene in Aladdin when Genie pulls out a crab from the book he's reading — it's Sebastian from The Little Mermaid! Not to mention Pixar movies are chalk full with [...]
(Cat has the day off with her family. I hope she is enjoying a mountain of chocolate eggs.) By Kim Stagliano We wish our readers a very happy Easter Sunday. When I was child, I had a favorite Easter book...
Play Dough Surprise Egg For Adults: Easter You've seen the play dough surprise egg videos for toddlers, but have you seen ours for adults? This one is Easter-themed! We're celebrating the upcoming release of our book Nobody Likes A Cockblock on April 5th. Show More Summary
Fans have been waiting and waiting for something to happen with one of the new comic book shows that will involve Smallville. Rumors of a crossover with The Flash keep swirling around, and so do those dealing with Supergirl. Well, it doesn’t look as if either of those things are happening, but DC’s Legends of... Show More Summary
CBS has finally revealed the first official details about the crossover between the two happiest superheroes on television, along with one of those lovable promo pics that are also homages to classic comic book covers. Read more...
The Walking Dead is known for throwing in Easter eggs but usually, they are about TWD in some form, whether it be a spoiler for later, a tribute to the comic books or in some cases, just a little treat for the die-hards who catch all the details. Show More Summary
There were a lot of Marvel easter eggs inside the megahit Deadpool. There were innumerable references to the X-Men universe as well as several comic book characters that are not part of Fox’s deal with Marvel. However, Tim Miller...Show More Summary
Deadpool has a boatload of references. It seems virtually every joke he makes is a reference to something related to comics, other comic book movies, or just something within pop culture. They come so fast, it's virtually impossible to catch them all. Show More Summary