Spider-man arrives in new Captain America: Civil War trailer (finally)

By Alex Wiggan What a week it has been on the Honcho-SFX blog. So far, we’ve blogged about Superman villains; the proposed Ghostbusters animated movie; National Cereal Day; and Batman ’89 – a comic that should have been a thing! All things considered, it’s been a good week; but it’s about to get even better, because a new Captain America: … Continue reading

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June gift guide: Gifts for summer

By Alex Wiggan Is it here? Is summer finally here? Well if the odd few days of sun over the past week have been any indicator that a change is coming then it looks as if the summer may finally be on its way. And should Mr Sunshine put in an appearance it can only mean barbecues, beach parties, country … Continue reading

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May gift guide: Gifts for movie moguls and film fanatics

By Alex Wiggan With Avengers: Age of Ultron continuing to smash its way through the worldwide box office and Mad Max: Fury Road proving to be a hit with both critics and audiences alike, it seems only appropriate to make this month’s gift guide movie related. After all, we are now firmly in the midst of blockbuster season, with many … Continue reading

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Incredible Hulk star joins Civil War

By Alex Wiggan Marvel Studios has announced more names to the swelling cast of Captain America: Civil War, including a character not seen in the Marvel Cinematic Universe since 2008. Actor William Hurt is set to appear in the forthcoming Captain America sequel, reprising the role of General Thaddeus ‘Thunderbolt’ Ross, last seen in the Edward Norton-starring The Incredible Hulk … Continue reading

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The value of a hero

By Alex Wiggan On what is a rather damp and miserable Friday 13th, here are a couple of ‘Marvel-lous’ stories to help brighten your day. Albert Manero is a college student who builds 3D-printed bionic limbs which he donates to kids around the world. As part of the #CollectiveProject, Albert has recently been trying to raise awareness and support for … Continue reading

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Who is Ultron?

By Alex Wiggan This year Marvel’s mightiest heroes The Avengers are set to return to the big screen for what promises to be one of the biggest films of the summer. The Avengers: Age of Ultron will reunite the likes of Iron Man, Thor and Captain America, with the Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye as they take on the terror … Continue reading

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Top Christmas gifts for movie buffs

By Alex Wiggan There’s nothing better over the Christmas period than the thought of being able to stick your feet up in front of the telly with a tub of chocolates and not a care in the world – ah such bliss. You’ve waited almost 365 days and soon your time to slob out is almost here. But wait! What’s … Continue reading

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Top Christmas gifts for Marvel fans

By Alex Wiggan This week’s gift guide – following previous guides for gamers and ‘80s kids – features a choice selection of prezzie ideas for mighty Marvelites. Whether it’s for yourself or for the Marvel obsessive in your household, this week’s gift guide should stimulate the grey cells and point you in the right direction of some cracking comic-related gifts … Continue reading

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Marvel & DC: The Battle Continues

By Alex Wiggan Remember last week when I posted about Warner Bros/DC Entertainment’s forthcoming movie schedule? You know the one where Warner Bros threw down the super hero gauntlet by announcing the release of ten films including Wonder Woman (2017), The Flash (2018) and Cyborg (2020)? Well as predicted, Marvel Studios has made a counter move by offering up its … Continue reading

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DC & Marvel: A Clash of the Titans

By Alex Wiggan So last week Warner Bros dropped a rather large announcement; that it was to release ten movies – yes ten movies – featuring DC Entertainment characters from 2016 through to 2020. For those of you who have just walked in, the list includes Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), Suicide Squad (2016), Wonder Woman (2017), Justice … Continue reading

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