Captain America

New Captain America & Thor Images

Update: Added high resolution versions, plus another Captain Amerca image courtesy of Paramount. Entertainment Weekly has posted two brand-new photos of Captain America and Thor. Both characters are part of the upcoming Avengers film and have respective movies coming out this year.

Podcast 4 Season 2 Tweleven

The Shelf rings in the new year by waxing nostalgic about 2010's best and worst games and movies, and talk about what we're looking forward to in 2011. Will and Zack are joined by Emily and our old friend Lucas for this best/worst of ought ten show. The episode also has the distinction of being the only podcast you'll ever hear successfully segue between Gaspar Noé's brutal Enter the Void and Pixar's heartwarming Toy Story 3.

Ultimate Captain America #1 Review

Jason Aaron and Ron Garney team up for the first Ultimate Captain America mini-series. And even though the marquee talent involved should assure reader’s of a quality comic, the Ultimate line has had some spectacular failures as characters have been given their own title. Does Ultimate Captain America stack up, or does it follow in the footsteps of other Mark Millar-less Ultimate universe books?

Marvel’s Avengers Assemble at Comic Con

Marvel Studios brought out the big guns for their panels at the San Diego Comic Con this weekend. In addition to showing off the first footage from Thor and The First Avenger: Captain America, they assembled the cast of the upcoming Avengers film. Joss Whedon (Serenity, Buffy the Vampire Slayer) was officially announced as the […]

Captain America Costume Concept Art

The internet has been abuzz with theories and speculation over what Captain America’s costume would look like in the upcoming Captain America: The First Avenger. Would it be the classic bright blue, winged helmet version? Would it be a more modern take on the character? Or would it reflect the Second World War setting of […]

Chris Evans is Captain America

On Friday, The Hollywood Reporter broke news that actor Chris Evans (Fantastic Four, Sunshine) had been offered the role of Steve Rogers in the upcoming Captain America and The Avengers films. Today THR confirmed that Evans has accepted the role, following one of the most exhaustive and covered casting searches in recent memory. For a […]

Jeff’s Pulls for the Week of June 17

I want to thank you all for coming back and remind you that if you have any books you think I should check out, or even your own pull list please feel free to comment, or email me jeff@dorkshelf.com. Keep in mind these are not full length reviews, nor is that the intention of the […]

Pocket Review – Captain America #49

Welcome back Dorks, In today’s Pocket Review I’ll be looking at Captain America #49 from Marvel Comics. With writing duties handled by Ed Brubaker and art drawn by Luke Ross, Captain America is now a more gritty and dynamic character than he has ever been before.  Issue #49 also sets the stage for what promises […]

Podcast 3: Steak Sandwich (Take 3)

Jeff, Will, and Lucas deliver an hour of meaty aural content that's sure to set your heart racing. The dorks start off by talking about the games and comics they've been consuming, then discuss the nature and appeal of adaptations. Will speaks of the Johnny Mnemonic that could have been, Lucas wants to know why we revisit stuff, and Jeff can salvage X-Men: The Last Stand. The podcast is back and beefier than ever.

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 Characters Revealed

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 ,the sequel to Activision’s 2006 hit game Marvel Ultimate Alliance is due out this Fall.  The game follows the recent Civil War storyline that rocked the main Marvel universe.  The U.S. government enacts a superhuman registration act after an incident caused by a third-rate Superhero team results in the death of […]

Marvel Comics Celebrates 70th Anniversary with Top 70 Comics Countdown

Hard to believe that little old Marvel Comics is celebrating its 70th Anniversary this year.  To celebrate Marvel.com is counting down the Top 70 Marvel Comics as voted by their readers. Some great books on the list so far, but let’s be honest:  the company may be 70 years old, but the only Marvel Comics […]