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The New (Netflix) Daredevil Costume

Are you kidding me?

At New York Comic Con, Marvel released the first official images of Charlie Cox from the upcoming Daredevil Series. You gotta be kidding me. I just have one question:

New Daredevil

This is not a joke, by the way. Marvel claims the costume was inspired by the Frank Miller and John Romita, Jr. run Daredevil: The Man Without Fear.

I was so psyched for this series. Bad call, people. Fix it… please…

– CCG

 

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Marvel/Netflix “Jessica Jones” – A Casual Comics perspective

Jessica Jones is the “x” factor  in the Marvel/Netflix deal.

No, not that X-Factor.

As the least recognizable name in the line-up announced by Marvel and Netflix, “Jessica Jones” has a lot of casual fans scratching their heads.

A series starring Jessica Jones has actually been in the works longer than the Daredevil, Iron Fist, or Luke Cage TV series. Way back in 2010, ABC was talking about a TV series called “AKA Jessica Jones”, but her show never got off the ground until now.

But just who is Jessica Jones? Read the rest of this entry

Luke Cage and Iron Fist Netflix Original Series – CCG First Look

When Marvel announced their Netflix deal for four original series (Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, and Jessica Jones), I wasn’t the only confused fan. Because of the history of the “Heroes for Hire”, the natural assumption was that Luke Cage (Power Man) and Iron Fist (Danny Rand) were going to kick it (and by “it, I mean “crotches”) old school from the streets of Marvel’s Hell’s Kitchen.

Like this. FOOM!

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Marvel/Netflix “Daredevil” – A Casual Comics perspective

Daredevil’s got a new series coming to your TV screens. If you have Netflix, that is. Should you be excited?

Daredevil is a guy with an odd name for what he actually does. The name would suggest an Evel Kenevel-type, motorcycle-jumping, shark-defying… well… daredevil. Read the rest of this entry

Marvel and Netflix Team-Up

Hot on the heels of the success of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”, comes news that Netflix is producing four (or five, depending on the way you count ‘em) series featuring the street-level Marvel heroes. Full season orders are completed for “Daredevil”, “Jessica Jones”, “Iron Fist”, and “Luke Cage”.

So, how does a casual fan react to the news? It sounds like just what I needed. Read the rest of this entry