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X-Men

by Brett White

When "X-Men: Days of Future Past" director Bryan Singer held a question and answer session at the Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal, he brought the X-Film footage that was screened at San Diego Comic-Con International with him. Now, with the internet being the internet, a low-quality version of that footage has leaked. You can check it out—and if not the video, then at least the description—after the jump.

Of course, I will throw up a spoiler warning for those of you not wanting to know what happens... in the upcoming trailer. Hey, I know everyone's definition of a spoiler is different, so, jump at your own risk!

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SHIELD poster

by Brett White

It's not like "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." needs any help at this point. The show is so highly anticipated that it could go silent until its premiere date (September 24th) and still have a spectacular debut. People want this show. They want their Whedon and they want their Coulson. But playing it silent is not Marvel's way, nor is it "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s" way, which led to a pretty extensive Twitter campaign this past weekend centered around the unveiling of the show's poster.

ABC's "S.H.I.E.L.D." presentation at the Television Critics Association caused quite a commotion online, as the show's official Twitter page liveblogged the presentation. The panel didn't reveal anything new (Coulson's resurrection will be dealt with, the show focuses on the people without powers, etc.) but it's still exciting to see just how excited this cast is. Fans were also urged to follow and retweet the show's producers and stars in order to unlock "pieces" of the show's poster.

Check out the pieces and the final poster after the jump!

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Thor: The Dark World

by Brett White

Things have been relatively quiet on the "Thor: The Dark World" front as of late. Aside from Loki crashing Marvel's Hall H presentation at San Diego Comic-Con, the news cycle has pretty much been devoted to "Captain America: The Winter Soldier."

But not today, for a new—and mighty—poster for this winter's epic hath journeyed across the Bifrost to Midgard!

Dreadful Asgard-speak aside, yeah, there's a new poster. Not just any poster; this one harkens back to movie posters of yore (slipping back into Asgard voice!) and features pretty much the entire cast. Chris Hemsworth and Natalie Portman are front and center, with Tom Hiddleston's Loki and Anthony Hopkins' Odin bringing up the rear. Sif, Heimdall, the Warriors Three and the vile Malekith also appear on the poster. Check out the whole image after the jump!

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Sentinels

by Brett White

With "The Wolverine" in theaters, Fox can now really launch into promoting "X-Men: Days of Future Past." And ladies and gentlemen, it has begun.

The just-launched Trask Industries viral site is packed with info. There are new pics (like the one above of a Sentinel at President Reagan's inauguration), a new ad (which you can see below), and an overwhelming number of charts and graphs that represent what definitely feels like 50 years worth of history for Trask Industries. The site also boasts enough "Days of Future Past" hints to keep our minds running until the film opens on May 23rd, 2014.

After the jump, we dive into some of the site's more interesting reveals.

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Max Dillon Spider-Man

by Brett White

It was only a matter of time before the "Amazing Spider-Man 2" footage screened at San Diego Comic-Con International leaked—and then it was only a matter of time before the footage got yanked. For fans lucky enough to catch the footage while it was live, you got to see a tinier and grainier version of what a few hundred people got to see on the big screen a few weeks ago. And since filming only wrapped a month ago, it's likely that we won't see a proper trailer for the film until the fall or even winter.

But even with only a few weeks of post-production under their belt, the "ASM2" team has pulled off quite a feat. The four minutes of footage conveys the sequel's new tone and show off plenty of great special effects moments—at least they were great from the phone-quality video that leaked. Check out a rundown of the footage after the jump, which contains spoilers for those of you waiting for the trailer's official release.

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by Brett White

The name is out! The Avengers sequel is subtitled "Age of Ultron," as Joss Whedon revealed during Saturday's soon-to-be-historic Hall H panel at San Diego Comic-Con. But there were a few people who weren't able to keep up with the constantly updating livefeed of announcements—those backstage at the Hall H panel.

That included Samuel L. Jackson, who had to have the news reported to him by MTV News during the following red carpet.

"Joss is giving out that kind of information?" asked Jackson after hearing the news. He then turned the questioning back on Horowitz, asking "What do you think that could be about?" Horowitz used the opportunity to bring up all of the rumors surrounding Vin Diesel—who is rumored to be up for the Vision.

Jackson seemed suspicious about this, possibly saying a lot... with his eyes. Just watch and see for yourself in the full interview below!

What do you think of "Avengers: Age of Ultron"? Let us know in the comments below or hit us up on Twitter!

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Spider-Man Electro

by Brett White

Yeah, director Marc Webb gave us plenty of TwitPics during "The Amazing Spider-Man 2's" New York filming, but we've been hungry for a real look at Spidey major new foe for months. Now, thanks to Entertainment Weekly's Comic-Con coverage, we have just that.

The "Amazing Spider-Man 2" cover (because yeah, there are a few different Comic-Con covers) shows off Jamie Foxx's finalized Electro makeup and even a little bit of his supervillain duds as well. You know what this means? It's time to unleash my geek instincts — appropriately called geekstincts — all over this cover. Let's dissect it!

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Captain America teaser poster

by Brett White

Can you feel it? Can you feel San Diego Comic-Con coming? If you couldn't, then this new teaser poster for "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" has surely sent the Comic-Con shiver down your spine. The Marvel movie has a panel at the show on July 20th, where they'll probably reveal things about the film that will put this teaser poster to shame. There's even a possibility that the short film starring Cap's old war buddy Peggy Carter could be screened for attendees.

But right now we have a teaser poster, and it's only the second official image we've seen from next year's sequel. The first image showed Steve Rogers caught between two shields - his own and the international peace-keeping force, S.H.I.E.L.D. The teaser poster stays in that same area. Hit the jump to see the full poster!

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by Brett White

With "Man of Steel" in theaters and out of the way, we can focus a bit more attention on the big-budget comic book movie coming out at the end of this month: "The Wolverine." The mutant movie has just released it's first clip, which adds a lot of action to this sluggish, post-holiday weekend Monday. How much action? Well, Wolverine goes claw-to-knife with a bunch of hit men on top of a speeding bullet train. So, how's that for action?

You can check out the entire clip below, which gives just a taste of what's surely to be one of the most talked about fight scenes of the summer. And just in case you haven't done any Wiki research, keep in mind that these bullet trains hit operating speeds of 200 miles per hour, and have gone as fast as 361 mph. Fighting to the death on one proves to be an intense experience.

What do you think of this "Wolverine" clip? Let us know in the comments below or hit us up on Twitter!

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Costumes Man of Steel

by Brett White

It's impossible to talk about a Superman movie without talking about what he's wearing. Superman's costume has become one of the most easily identifiable in all of pop culture, and his symbol has now appeared on literally everything you can imagine. The guy's a legend. So costume designer Michael Wilkinson had his work cut out for him when he signed on for director Zack Snyder's Superman reboot, "Man of Steel."

Thanks to an extraordinary opening weekend, it's a sure bet that Wilkinson's interpretation of Superman has become the interpretation for a whole new generation of superfans. We got a chance to talk with Wilkinson about taking on the project, working with frequent collaborator Zack Snyder and - of course - Superman's red underwear.

Splash Page: Superman is maybe the most recognizable character in all of fiction. Was it a daunting task to redesign him? And did you take any cues from any previous superman designs?

Wilkinson: It was a thrilling sensation to contribute to the legacy of Superman. The process of designing his suit was continually fueled by the respect and awe we felt for the character. It was fascinating to explore the history and social context of the various incarnations of Superman over the last 75 years. Our goal was to design a Superman that acknowledges the past, but is relevant to today and resonates with contemporary audiences.

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Cover Artist

Splash Page welcomes Ed Tadem to our cover artist family (our custom-designed theme up top). Currently working on the forthcoming "Avengers" animated series, Tadem's work can also be seen in the "Jackie Karma" issues of Image's "'76," and in "Pop Gun, Volume 1." Ed Tadem can be found online at EdTadem.com.
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