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Avengers Age of Ultron – The swearing was ununecessary

Swearing neither enhances the dialogue nor propels the story

This weekend, I took my kids to see Avengers – Age of Ultron. Although I knew that the violence and scary scenes might be a little much for a six year old, I allowed my nostalgic love for comics to rule.

The first word of dialogue was “Shit!”

It set the tone for a running gag that was peppered with phrases like “kick your ass” and “son of a bitch“. It seamed as though the only other person who objected was Captain America.
But truth be told – it really bothered me. My nine year old daughter and I talked about it at length at bedtime. It bothered her too.


Comic Book Wedding Invitation

When my brother Ryan and his beloved Julie decided to get married, they wanted their Wedding to be a memorable one. So naturally, when the conversation of their wedding invitation came up, I knew that this would be fun.
This arrived today in a clear plastic comic book envelope.
I’m not gonna lie – My Spidey Sense is Tingling.

comic book wedding invitation

Love is not about living up to the expectations of others. It’s about having fun and making the other person happy. These two get that.
I can’t wait to see what’s in store for the wedding. But if they show up in a Batmobile with tin cans tied to the bumper, I’m going to have a heart attack.

comic book wedding invitation


Kawaii Avengers by Jerrod Maruyama


(VIDEO) Avengers minimalist movie posters

Calling all Marvel fans. The Avengers is set to hit theatres this May with enough buzz to form lines around the block. Down here at Vectorvault, we can’t wait. So when we saw these vector minimal movie posters – the whole teal assembled (inside nerd joke). Love these. Want more:

For Black Widow, Mondo got famed designer Olly Moss to create the minimalist poster. The striking red-black-and-white print features a profile of Johansson’s face, with her red lips replaced with a gun. The tag line reads: “From Russia with Gun,” a play on both the famed James Bond movie as well as Widow’s origins. Moss has previously designed artwork for “Star Wars,” “There Will Be Blood” and Marvel films “Thor” and “Captain America: The First Avenger.”


The Hawkeye poster was designed by Tom Whalen and features Hawkeye with his familiar bow.

Mondo — which “focuses on bringing art back to movie posters” by working with noted artists — recently opened a gallery space in Austin, TX. The posters are limited editions; 320 Black Widow prints were created, while Hawkeye only has 220. They go on sale on April 19 and 20, respectively.