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Marvel marks 80th year with collaborations with SM, Miniso

AS PART of its 80th anniversary celebrations worldwide, Marvel Entertainment partnered with SM malls to bring official Marvel merchandise and other consumer products to 70 of the mall chain’s locations.

Avengers: Endgame to beat Avatar at box office

SAN DIEGO — Marvel Studios superhero movie Avengers: Endgame will claim the top of the global box office charts by Sunday, distributor Walt Disney Co. said.

Angelina Jolie in Eternals, Mahershala Ali in Blade highlight Marvel’s star-studded...

SAN DIEGO — Walt Disney Co.’s Marvel Studios on Saturday unveiled a star-packed slate of superhero films for the next two years that includes Angelina Jolie in The Eternals, Mahershala Ali in a remake of Blade, and Natalie Portman as a female Thor.

Avengers: Endgame shatters PHL box-office records

THE final film of Marvel’s Avengers Infinity saga, Avengers: Endgame, shattered Philippine box- office records as it posted P937.5 million over the four days since it opened on April 24, making it the film with the biggest opening weekend of all time.

World turns out for record Avengers: Endgame movie debut

LOS ANGELES — Fans around the globe packed movie theaters for the debut of Avengers: Endgame over the weekend, pushing total ticket sales for the Walt Disney Co. superhero spectacle to a stunning $1.2 billion and crushing records in dozens of countries.

Marvel and adidas collaborate on heroic footwear

IN TIME for the cinema release this week of the much-awaited movie Avengers: End Game, adidas Basketball and Marvel announced a collaboration for a new footwear collection.

Avengers: Endgame moved up in crowded year for superheroes

WALT DISNEY CO. offered the first peek at Avengers: Endgame and moved up its release date, navigating a crowded year for superhero movies that may serve as the ultimate test of Marvel’s appeal.

Stan Lee, creator of Spider-Man and other Marvel superheroes, 95

LOS ANGELES — Stan Lee, who dreamed up Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk, Black Panther, and a cavalcade of other Marvel Comics superheroes that became mythic figures in pop culture with soaring success at the movie box office, died at the age of 95, his daughter said on Monday.

Tom Hardy brings out Marvel’s darker side in new movie Venom

LOS ANGELES — In the new movie Venom, British actor Tom Hardy plays an investigative journalist whose body is invaded by an alien with violent instincts who feeds on a diet of human flesh.

Tom Hardy says on-screen Venom stays true to Marvel comics

MOSCOW — British actor Tom Hardy said on Friday he believes his new superhero movie Venom remains faithful to the Marvel Comics books in its portrayal of an investigative journalist whose body becomes the host for an alien with enhanced powers.

Marvel, Netflix, Disney will show sneak peeks at AsiaPOP Comicon

FOR IT’S third year, AsiaPOP Comicon Manila (APCC) 2018 is bringing three content showcases from Marvel, Netflix, and Disney, promising exclusive sneak peeks of future projects alongside the presence of some of the shows’ biggest stars at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City from July 27 to 29.

Confusion in court over affairs of Marvel legend Stan Lee

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles judge on Friday dissolved a temporary restraining order on a business manager accused of elder abuse against Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee, saying she was unsure who was authorized to represent Lee.

Marvel’s newest star on female villainy, karaoke with Spielberg

LOS ANGELES — When Hannah John-Kamen learned she was to be Marvel’s next supervillain, she let out a yelp, hung up the phone and cranked up “Do My Thang,” Miley Cyrus’s empowering paean to self-determination.

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Marvel’s first superheroine movie

PASADENA — They made history and $1 billion with the first titular superhero of color in Black Panther — now Marvel’s creatives and stars are repeating the trick for gender equality.

Marvel icon Stan Lee in $1-B lawsuit against the company he...

LOS ANGELES — Comic books legend Stan Lee is suing the entertainment company he cofounded for damages topping $1 billion, accusing bosses of trying...

Marvel heroes together en masse for Avengers: Infinity War

LOS ANGELES -- More than two dozen superheroes. One big baddie. Let the mega-battle begin -- and watch the box office receipts pile up. This...

Marvel’s Stan Lee is coming to ComicCon Asia

MARVEL COMICS’ Stan Lee (real name: Stanley Martin Lieber) is heading to Manila to grace ComicCon Asia 2018, a two-day event on March 24...

Thor: Ragnarok could cap record year for Marvel

LOS ANGELES -- It may not get the same affection lavished on Iron Man or Captain America, but the Thor franchise looks set to...

Marvel’s Inhumans makes television history

LOS ANGELES – Superhero show Marvel’s Inhumans will make history on Friday when it becomes the first television series to debut in IMAX theaters...

Superheroes and cosplayers return for AsiaPop Comicon

CONSIDERED one of the biggest pop culture events in the country, AsiaPop Comicon Manila (APCC Manila) is returning on Aug. 25-27 at the SMX...

Marvel’s battle-scarred The Defenders find teamwork tough

NEW YORK – Riding the slipstream of the Avengers, X-Men and Fantastic Four, The Defenders is promising to bring a more tortured and cerebral...

Marvel hits back at early Inhumans criticism

LOS ANGELES -- Studio executives hit back at early criticism of the upcoming ABC series Marvel’s Inhumans on Sunday, describing it less than a...

A hammerless Thor, new king Black Panther at Comic-Con

SAN DIEGO -- Thor has lost his invincible hammer and Black Panther shoulders the responsibility of being a new king, in exclusive scenes shown...

Deadpool opens fire in virtual reality

SAN FRANCISCO -- Smart-mouthed, mayhem-prone anti-hero Deadpool made a virtual reality debut on Wednesday in a Marvel Powers United game being tailored for Oculus...

Disney builds buzz with superheroes, Star Wars and Mary Poppins

LOS ANGELES -- Avengers, Mary Poppins, and Luke Skywalker brought star power to Walt Disney Co.’s annual D23 fan convention on Saturday, as the...

How studio giants dropped rivalry for Spider-man reboot

LOS ANGELES — Spider-Man: Homecoming sees one of the most successful superheroes in movie history return to his comic book roots — but the...

Black Panther, Marvel’s African hero, in the spotlight

NEW YORK -- Captain America and Iron Man may be the stars of Marvel’s latest comic-book blockbuster, but Black Panther -- making his big-screen...

Team Iron Man or Team Captain America?

MARVEL SUPERHERO FANS can now take their sides at the cinema, well before the latest installment of the Captain America film series hits theaters. While...