The Honcho Round-up #43: Marvel’s The Defenders – What the critics think

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! In just a little under a month’s time, Netflix will unleash the most anticipated Marvel series to date – The Defenders. The show – which launches worldwide on 18th August – sees Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist join forces for an eight-episode adventure. So far, four episodes of The Defenders have been … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #39: SDCC Part One – Day One & Two

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! If you’ve been reading the blog over the past couple of days you will be more than aware that this weekend is a pretty big one for geekdom – it’s Comic-Con weekend! San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) is currently taking place in the US – at the San Diego Convention Center – and as a result, … Continue reading

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SDCC: Stan Lee the focus of Marvel Netflix trailer

By Alex Wiggan A new Marvel/Netflix trailer has been released featuring comic book icon, Stan Lee. The trailer features clips taken from forthcoming superhero team-up show, The Defenders, with Stan Lee providing a voice over throughout. The one-minute clip – titled Stan Lee: The Man, the myth, the Marvel Hero – has Lee referring to the Marvel characters as the … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-Up #23: Marvel TV shows – Keeping track

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! Over the past few weeks you may have noticed an increase in news stories about forthcoming comic book-based TV shows, in particular those from Marvel. In fact, so many Marvel shows are now on the air/in the pipeline that it can be quite difficult to keep track of them all. So, today we thought we’d … Continue reading

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Watch: The Defenders trailer

By Alex Wiggan Well, we didn’t expect this one to land today – but we’re glad it’s here anyway. Ladies and gents, the official trailer for the new Marvel/Netflix show, The Defenders has arrived. The show will see four Marvel heroes – Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist – team up for a 13-part series. The show – … Continue reading

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Review: Iron Fist Season One

By Alex Wiggan This weekend, Iron Fist, the latest Marvel/Netflix show landed on the streaming service. Following in the footsteps of Daredevil, Jessica Jones and Luke Cage, Iron Fist is another superhero series packed with murder, mystery and morally ambiguous characters. But, is Iron Fist as good as its predecessors or is it (as some critics have said) the first … Continue reading

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Watch: Marvel’s Iron Fist trailer

By Alex Wiggan A new trailer for Iron Fist has arrived. The new Marvel show – based on the classic comic book character – is heading to Netflix on March 17th. The show is part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, alongside sister shows Daredevil, Jessica Jones and Luke Cage. As with the previous Marvel-Netflix shows, all 13 episodes will arrive … Continue reading

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Sigourney Weaver drops intriguing hint about Marvel’s Defenders

By Alex Wiggan We’ve known for a while now that Netflix is working on a new Marvel team-up show, called The Defenders. We know that The Defenders will feature characters from four Netflix shows: Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist. We even know that The Defenders is being filmed in New York and that Sigourney Weaver is set … Continue reading

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Sigourney Weaver cast as Marvel’s Defenders villain

By Alex Wiggan Award-winning actress Sigourney Weaver has been cast in Marvel/Netflix show, The Defenders. The Alien actress will take on the role of the series’ chief villain in the super hero team-up show. Weaver’s casting was announced at the New York Comic Con, which took place this weekend. The announcement came during The Defenders panel, which featured all four … Continue reading

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Marvel stuff we learnt this week

By Alex Wiggan Well it’s fair to say that this week has been a good week for Marvel titbits – choice little nuggets of info that every good Marvelite will want to know. Now we did contemplate writing a blog post about each individual news piece, so you can read them all at your leisure, but then we realised that … Continue reading

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