The seed was sewn back in 2008 with Jon Favreau’s Iron Man. Samuel L. Jackson’s cameo appearance as Nick Fury at the end of the film. The Avenger Initiative, he said. The very mention sent a quiver of excitement down the spines of every comic book loving geek the world over. Would Marvel Studios really bring all their heroes (licensing willing) together in one movie? Could they? Four years and four films laying the groundwork (The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man 2, Thor, and Captain America: The First Avenger), and we arrive at the big moment - The Avengers. And my gosh, are we ready for it.
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The Avengers pic above was first glimpsed in the new issue of Empire magazine, and it wasn’t long until Marvel released this extremely high-resolution version onto the webs. Read more »
It’s the return of our favourite SHIELD operative! No, not Nick Fury, Black Widow, or Hawkeye. I’m talking Agent Coulsen. In the last short, available on the soon-to-be-released Thor Blu-Ray/DVD, it detailed the happenings between Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk in an episode called The Consultant (which you can see here). In this episode, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Thor’s Hammer, we discover what happened when Coulsen stopped babysitting Tony Stark in Iron Man 2 and took the trip to New Mexico in Thor.
This will be very familiar if you happened to watch after the final credits of The Incredible Hulk, but it’s nice to see the story from the perspective of our favourite SHIELD Agent, Coulson.