This week in Light Start, we explore some of the Marvel universe, check out some frikkin' laserbeams, and witness an eldrich abomination made flesh.
Though it’s not exactly unexpected, it’s nonetheless still a pity — Netflix has officially canned its last two Marvel offerings. Both The Punisher and Jessica Jones are no more, joining Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, and The Defenders on the list of toys Disney wants to keep for itself. Speaking to The Verge, a Netflix spokesperson said “Marvel’s The Punisher will not ret...[Read More]
Marvel has teamed up with SuperSport and the Super Rugby teams for their upcoming 2019 Vodacom Super Rugby tournament. Talk about the most ambitious crossover in history — this is a mashup we didn’t expect. The Emirates Lions will still wear their red uniforms proudly, but now with the signature Spider-Man emblem and webbing. The Vodacom Bulls’ kit will feature Captain America’s ...[Read More]
Telkom surprises everyone by forming standalone eSports company VS Gaming Remember how your folks said that you wouldn’t ever get rich playing video games? Well they’re still right but that’s like saying you won’t get rich driving cars. Tell that to the F1 drivers. And your odds of being a well-paid gaming pro have just gotten better thanks to… Telkom? Really? Awesome...[Read More]
Marvel Studios’ own cinematic universe might have the most combined box office muscle, but Fox is still pumping out X-Men films, with last year’s Days of Future Past earning strong reviews and out-earning its predecessors. Days of Future Past mashed up the two X-casts: the modern-day group in the original film trilogy, and the formative 1970s versions from X-Men: First Class, and effec...[Read More]
Marvel, now part of the Disney Juggernaut that has brought you this deluge of Star Wars everything taking over the… planet, has a new Captain America film on the way and the first trailer for Captain America: Civil War sees Cap and a few of his friends (the ones that have his back) taking on Iron Man and and his crew. Far from being a gang vs. gang situation, it seems that government –...[Read More]
Not everyone can be Tony Stark, that’s kind of the whole point of having a Tony Stark hanging around. It’s the fact that he’s a limited edition that makes him awesome. So it’s not surprising that the Iron Man edition of the Galaxy S6 Edge, recently unveiled (officially) by Samsung, is going to have a limited run. As you might have seen in Samsung’s unboxing video, thi...[Read More]
Marvel is to add, in what it probably hopes will be a watershed moment for comic books, sound to its comic reader app, Marvel Unlimited. The latest update, which went live yesterday, includes access to a five-comic storyline that is scored by Emmy-nominated composer, David Ari Leon. The storyline chosen for this new development is Captain America: The Winter Soldier, written by Ed Brubaker, and ru...[Read More]