My Comic Universe: Stranger Things Season 2 Premier

Check out our host Brian from My Comic Universe as he covers the exciting news surrounding season 2 of STRANGER THINGS!
One year ago viewers were captivated by the mystery of Will Byers disappearance. The ominous fear surrounding Hawkin’s Laboratory and the trippy world of the upside down. That’s right everyone!

Stranger Things returns for an all new 9 episode season on October 27, 2017.
The first 8 episode season premiered on July 15, 2016. The series was created by Ross and
Matt Duffer (aka. The Duffer Brothers). The Brothers, have announced plans for the series that will continue with a third season and then conclude with a fourth finale season.

Now the series takes place in the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana. After an unknown entity escapes from Hawkins Laboratory. It slowly starts to take specific members of the community including a young boy named Will Byers. After his disappearance, Will’s three friends begin the search for their lost companion. Along the way they find a young girl with telekinetic abilities. The boys soon find out she is connected to the upside down and the unknown entity from Hawkins Lab. Its up to Will’s friends to help defeat this evil and save the town from a gruesome fate.

Stranger Things was an instant hit! Setting a recorded 95 % on the popular Rotten Tomatoes website. The first season was well received by both critics and fans. Both stating; “This series is an addictive homage to Spielberg films and vintage 1980’s television”.

The series took the Emmy’s by storm this year with 18 Prime-time Emmy Nominations within categories for acting, sound design and cinematography. Standout cast member David Harbour (Police Chief Hopper). Has been cast as Hell Boy in the new movie reboot, directed by Niel Marshall and is set for a 2018 release. However no official date has been announced yet.

Season 2, takes place one year after the events of season one. It’s now 1984 and the citizens of Hawkins, Indiana are still reeling from the horrors of the Demogorgon and the secrets of Hawkins Lab. Will Byers has been rescued from the Upside Down but a bigger, sinister entity still threatens those who survived.

I know all of us here @ My Comic Universe are big fans and enjoy the series. Please comment and let us know what you think about the Netflix original series Stranger Things. Season Two is set to release on October 27, 2017.

My Comic Universe – Gotham Season 4 Discussion!

The new season of the Fox TV show Gotham. We are starting the fourth season and we think this is a perfect time to discuss the pros and cons of the show so far, along with our hopes for the future of the show.

Check out the above video where My Comic Universe talks all about the show Gotham, and we really focus on the new story arc of season 4 where Bruce Wayne is starting to patrol the streets as a masked vigilante. We got to see this at the very end of season 3, and the new promos for season 4 are pushing this arc as well.

Let us know below in the comments what you think of Gotham and if you are excited for this new season! Make sure to follow us on our website to stay up to date on all of our upcoming content.

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MCU: Everything you need to know about Marvel’s Inhumans

We all expected an Inhumans movie to come out, but Marvel changed their plans and we’re now getting a TV series coming to ABC. You can also catch the first two episodes almost a month in advance on IMAX the first weekend of September. 

Check out the above video where My Comic Universe’s Steve gets you caught up quickly on the Inhumans so you’ll be ready for the new show!

Let us know if you are looking forward to the Inhumans TV show in the comments below.

You can also look up IMAX show times by clicking here.

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My Comic Universe Talks Comics! – Comic Con Tips

MCU’s next episode of Talks Comics! is here and just in time for some upcoming comic cons. Palm Springs Comic Con was last weekend and Long Beach Comic Con is this weekend, and that’s only in California! There are cons going on all over! There is so much to do with so little time available.

Check out the above video where My Comic Universe gives out a few tips for going to your first con. These are some easy tips to make your con a lot more enjoyable!

We also go over a few comics just added to our collection this month, check it out and let us know what comics you added to your collection recently. Comment below and check out our Instagram and Facebook to stay up to date with all of our videos and our podcast.

Stay tuned for the next episode of My Comic Universe Talks Comics! coming in September!

My Comic Universe – Netflix/Marvel’s The Defenders!

NETFLIX/ MARVEL’S The Defenders:

Everyone is aware that back in 2013 Marvel Studio’s television department and the streaming service Netflix, agreed to produce several mini series. A total of five mini series were ordered by Netflix from Marvel Studio’s. Having retained and reclaimed the rights to several unused iconic Marvel characters. Marvel Producer Joesph Loeb had a similar idea to Executive Producer Kevin Feige’s. Leob began building a comic book related universe aimed for a television audience.

There are four mini series leading up to a fifth mini series. DareDevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron fist. This was all planned to culminate in the fifth mini series, The Defenders.

Over the years the defenders haven’t always consisted of DareDevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron fist. In fact there have been several teams or Marvel characters that have been known to be apart of The Defenders. Such as the Avengers, the X-men, the Illuminati and many others.

The Defenders – Founding Members:

The original founding members of the Defenders consists of three heavy hitters with in the Marvel universe. The first appearance and origin of all three characters joining forces together was debuted in Marvel Feature #1. A three part story arc and introduction of these characters to the series was written by author Roy Thomas, one of my favorite Marvel writers. Now some of these characters may seem familiar and some characters may seem a little new. The Defenders are Doctor Strange, the Submariner, and the Incredible Hulk.

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First on the roster is Stephen Strange himself aka Doctor Strange. Doctor Strange made his first appearance in Strange Tales #110. Written by Stan Lee and art by the amazing artist Steve Ditko. Strange’s connection to Marvel Feature #1, was through his own series Doctor Strange #183. With art contributions done by Gene Colan, Bill Everett, Tom Palmer and Jean Izzo.

In this issue, Doctor Strange must battle three demons who are searching for an idol. This idol has a direct link to the humanoid demons known as the Undying Ones. It is now up to Dr. Strange to stop these human like demons from taking over.

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Next on our roster is Namor Mckinzie aka the Submariner. The Submariner’s first appearance dates back to the golden age of comics and his first ever appearance was in Marvel Mystery Comics #4. But the majority of readers are more familiar with the Silver Age Submariner. Prince Namor the Submariner was re-introduced in his own series with the art done by the late great artist, John Buscema.

The Submariner’s connection to Marvel Feature #1 was in his own series in issue #22. In this issue Namor had been recovering from losing his ability to breath under water. During his recovery Doctor Strange implants a message in his mind about the idol and the coming doom known as the Undying ones.

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The third and final Defender is Bruce Banner aka The Incredible Hulk. Most people know Bruce Banner and the Hulk from the Marvel cinematic movies. But his first appearance was in his own comic book series The Incredible Hulk #1. Written by Stan Lee with art done by Jack Kirby and Paul Reinman.

The Incredible Hulk was connected to Marvel Feature #1 through his own series in issue #126. In this issue Bruce Banner is taken and confronted by a mysterious cult that wants to bring the Undying ones to Earth. After being sent to another dimension Bruce turns into the Hulk. In this new dimension the Hulk must face off against Nightcrawler. During which the two are teleported to the realm of the Undying ones before returning back to earth.

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All three parts come full circle in Marvel Feature #1. Written by Roy Thomas, with pencils done by Ross Andru, inks by Bill Everett and this amazing cover art by Neal Adams.

Now these are sought after and hot key issues. However you can still find this amazing story in the several reprint series such as Essential Defenders #1 (2005), Marvel Masterworks: Doctor Strange #4 (2003) and Marvel Masterworks: The Defenders #1 (2004).

Netflix Defenders Roster:

The Netflix Defenders TV series roster consists of Daredevil (Charlie Cox), Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter), Luke Cage (Mike Colter), and Iron Fist (Finn Jones).

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A new character has been announced and will be introduced in the new Netflix. Sigourney Weaver will be playing Alexandra. Now Alexandra maybe the female incarnation of Alexander Bount. Now who knows who will arrive in this new mini series. It could be Punisher (Jon Bernthal), Misty Knight (Simone Missick), Claire Temple (Rosario Dawson), Stick (Scott Glenn), and the list goes on. So don’t miss out on Netflix Marvel’s The Defenders. Available for streaming on August 18th.

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My Comic Universe: Rick and Morty – Rickmobile

If you’re a fan of Adult Swim’ s Rick and Morty, then you have to experience the Rickmobile! Check out the above footage we got as it made it’s way through California.

To celebrate the new season of Rick and Morty, the Rickmobile is going around the country making stops on their ‘Don’t Even Trip Road Trip’. My Comic Universe got to catch the Rickmobile as it made it’s way to Earth-2 Comics in Northridge, CA.

The Rickmobile is basically a pop up shop where you can purchase exclusive merchandise as well as non-exclusive merchandise. You can even get right up to the Rickmobile and take pictures.

Let us know if you have seen the Rickmobile and show us the exclusive merchandise you got! Everything was selling out so fast when we went and the lines were around the block!

My Comic Universe: Giveaway Winner Announcement!

The time has come! My Comic Universe just ended our first online giveaway on Instagram to celebrate the launch of our website, and to thank all our of followers on social media. Please follow us on our website as well to stay up to date on all of our content.

We will also announce and tag the winners on Instagram later in the afternoon today. The 3 winners should DM us their name and mailing address so we can get those amazing prizes out as soon as possible!

Stay tuned also, we will be posting our footage from the Rick and Morty: Rick-mobile from Earth-2 Comics. You will be able to see that video this Sunday August 6th.

We will also be starting our next giveaway sometime very soon so make sure to follow us on Facebook as well as Instagram and Twitter.