One of Far From Home’s Shocking Twists Introduces a Key Aspect of Spider-Man’s Lore

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Unlike Spider-Man: Homecoming, which did a solid job of rethinking characters from the comics in new ways in order to make yet another Peter Parker-centric story feel fresh for the big screen, Far From Home amps things up by cleaving ever-so-slightly closer to the source material. And it does so in ways both big and…

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Hot Toys’ Latest Marvel Figure Is Truly Excelsior

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Hot Toys’ line of Marvel figures has some truly great standouts, but it’s supported by a line of more reliable “regulars” the company can churn out variants of pretty easily. 50 million Iron Man suits here, 30 million Spider-Man ones there, it’s figures like that that let them do the really fancy stuff. Maybe the next…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/hot-toys-latest-marvel-figure-is-truly-excelsior-1836106639

Stan Lee’s Former Manager Keya Morgan Charged With 5 Counts of Elder Abuse

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In the final months of Stan Lee’s life, the comics legend began taking the necessary steps to distance and disentangle himself from people like his one time manager and caretaker Keya Morgan who had considerable access to his finances. Morgan is in the news again this week, having been charged with elder abuse in Los…

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Audible Announces the Alliances: A Trick of Light Podcast, One of Stan Lee’s Final Projects

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Avengers: Endgame may feature one of Stan Lee’s final Marvel cameos, but the late comic book legend lives on as part of a different new project as well. Audible has announced the June release date for a new fictional podcast called Alliances: A Trick of Light, co-created by Lee, telling the story of an unlikely…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/audible-announces-the-alliances-a-trick-of-light-podca-1834300353

io9 Roundtable: Captain Marvel’s Epic Crash Landing Into the MCU

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Captain Marvel is finally in theaters. Unsurprisingly, the movie’s doing gangbusters at the box office, and Carol Danvers’ status as one of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s most powerful heroes has been solidified. But there’s so much more to Carol and Captain Marvel’s story than her cosmic powers and, while we liked…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/io9-roundtable-captain-marvels-epic-crash-landing-into-1833242297

The Highlights and Lowlights of 2018

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If we could describe 2018 in one word, it would be complicated. There have been some amazing shows and films, and fandom has faced a lot of growth and change. But we’ve also seen a lot of pain. We here at io9 have come together to celebrate the greatest pop culture moments of the year, as well as the things that could…

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