Meet your 2013 Guardians of the Galaxy…@MarvelComics

from CBR As unlikely as it may seem, the Guardians of the Galaxy are poised to be the next Marvel team to get a tent-pole movie, following The Avengers (me, I was hoping for a Championsmovie, as all but Hercules have been previously introduced in movies*). The publisher has turned to Avengers-rehabilitation expert Brian Michael Bendis to write a…

REMENDER PLANS AN APOCALYPTIC FUTURE FOR THE “UNCANNY AVENGERS”

from CBR Captain America was present for Charles Xavier’s murder in the penultimate issue of Marvel Comics’ “Avengers Vs. X-Men” series, but he was powerless to stop it. In the aftermath of that series Cap decided he needed to do something to keep the X-Men founder’s dream of peaceful co-existence between man and mutant from dying with him,…

House Reauthorizes Violence Against Women Act

by EYDER PERALTA from NPR After much handwringing from GOP House members, the Democratic minority and some Republicans joined forces to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act. The vote was 286 to 138. Eighty-seven Republicans voted in favor of the bill; no democrats voted against it. According to The Hill, the bill authorizes a “program meant…