Marvel’s Pre-Assembled Avengers and How Movies are Affecting Comic Books

By  · Published on May 3rd, 2012

Did you hear? Did you hear? Go tell Paul Revere! Joss Whedon and Marvel’s The Avengers is out this weekend which marks the beginning of the summer and an end to the anticipation. To discuss the film, we turn to comic book/Avengers expert John Gholson from

Plus, ScreenCrush critic Jordan Hoffman plays Movie News Roulette and talks Dark Knight Rises, Star Trek and texting in theaters.

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Movie News Roulette [Beginning ‐ 32:15]: Jordan Hoffman braves the full-barreled action of our Movie News challenge.

Assemble [32:15 ‐ The End]: Comic book fan from age four, John Gholson and I dissect The Avengers, celebrate its triumphs and lament its problems.

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