Marvel have released, and will be releasing even more, character names from their upcoming sequel to Ultimate Alliance. Based on Marvel’s excellent Civil War mini-series, that set a new stage for the Marvel Universe, the game hits next-gen consoles sometime this year. Some of the more than 2 dozen playable characters confirmed are the obvious one such as Iron Man, Captain America and Spider-Man with fan-fave characters such as Iron Fist and Deadpool. Oh, and that link above? Check it out. It’s perty snazzy.
If you want to get a more faithful look at the G.I. Joe franchise before the film hits the big screen, this relatively new anime inspired webisode series is for you. Resolute is an 11 part series, made up of roughly 5 minute animated episodes, written by comics scribe Warren Ellis, with character designers by comics cover artist Dave Johnson and is directed by Joaquim Dos Santos (Justice League Unlimited). The entire movie, comprising of 10 episodes, plus a finale aired on the Adult Swim TV channel in April. It’s violent and fast paced. Below you can see the teaser and the first episode.
How’s this for an awesome employment opportunity? Recently unemployed fanboys and girls may want to check this out. Dark Horse are currently searching for a Comic Retail Manager. June 12 is the cut off and the job role includes the following.
* Develop and implement strategic plans to increase sales of frontline releases through promotions and marketing programs.
* Develop and implement comprehensive backlist programs to control catalog inventory, while maintaining market equilibrium with respect to product value.
* Maintain regular and ongoing communication with the direct market retail community and distribution partners.
* Maintain positive customer service for the direct market retail community by responding to questions, inquires, and requests in a timely and supportive manner.
For the full lowdown visit Dark Horse’s official site.