Marvel movie fans, here’s some great news. We all just got some casting news that (if you’re not) you should be very excited for.
Nathan Fillion is Simon Williams. (I’m listening for the resounding… “Who?”)
Anyone following me knows that I am madly in love with the Vision and Scarlet Witch series from the 80s/90s.
Simon Williams was also known as “Wonder Man”. This is going to get complicated, but stay with me. In the comics:
- The original Human Torch (an android) “died
- His body was snatched up by Ultron (from Avengers: Age of Ultron fame)
- Ultron used the body of the Human Torch to create an offspring – for the mind, he used the recently deceased Power Man (aka Simon Williams)
So, it sounds like we’re going deeper into the history of the Vision and the Scarlet Witch. Hopefully, this all leads to the sitcom (on ABC) that this dysfunctional family deserves.
In the meantime, I’m hoping they find Nathan Fillion some sweet, ruby-colored shades like these.
Keep it frosty, folks!
Thanks again to CJ and Craig over at Dragon’s Lair for helping me compile a great list of hot holiday gifts for the comic book fan in your life.
I stopped up at Dragon’s Lair (156th and Q) this weekend as they were setting up their holiday display and came away with a list of cool stuff.
Gifts for the Casual Comics Fan
I’m going to break the list into a few parts – mostly because there’s so much good stuff in comic shops these days.
Part 1 – Trade Paperbacks