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Marvel Casting Update – Avengers: Age of Ultron

News and rumors on the casting for Avengers: Age of Ultron is accelerating, so now’s a great time to catch up and reflect on the announcements. Here’s the cast with my casual commentary and arbitrary grades assigned.

Note: I’m only looking at only cast who will appear for the first time in Avengers: Age of Ultron. I’ll get around to the characters introduced in other movies (like The Falcon) in another post.

Ultron: James Spader

Image courtesy of: The Nerdist

I think it’s great that we’re getting Ultron as a villain in Avengers 2. Since Scarlet Witch is in this movie (more on that in a minute), and Ultron created Vision, is it too much to hope that Joss Wheedon will use Avengers 2 as a launching pad for that Vision and the Scarlet Witch TV series I’ve been pining for? Read the rest of this entry

Digital Comics Deal – Marvel’s Age of Ultron 75% off

Hey, there casual comics fans. Need to catch up on the Age of Ultron series before Avengers 2: Age of Ultron hits the big screen next summer? For a limited time, Marvel is selling the entire Age of Ultron miniseries for 99 cents per issue.

That’s right all 11 issues in this 10-issue miniseries (drat you, Marvel, and your accursed numbering scheme) are $3 off – a savings of $33 if you buy the whole series. But the deal ends at 11 pm Eastern on January 2. Check out the details at:

Issue “10AI” throws off the whole numbering scheme…