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8 Comic Book Reading Lists To Get You Ready For The Movies

There has never been a better time to become a comic book fan! Through 2020 there will over 35 comic book based movies coming out. Check out my list to help you get an edge before the super heroes hit the theaters in the next two years.

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1. Avengers: Age of Ultron, May 1st, 2015

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They're back! The all-star cast of The Avengers battle a new villain, Ultron, voiced by NBC's The Blacklist star James Spader.

Start with: Avengers #12.1 and Avengers Assemble #14AU, before diving into Age of Ultron #1 &2

2. Fantastic Four, August 7th 2015

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The Fantastic Four is getting a COMPLETE REBOOT starring Kate Mara, Miles Teller, and Michael B. Jordan.

Start With: Fantastic Four, Volume 1 (Marvel Masterworks)

3. Deadpool, February 12th, 2016

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"The merc with the mouth", a.k.a. Deadpool is getting his first ever major motion picture. Ryan Reynolds, who played Deadpool X-Men Origins: Wolverine is lead as Homeland's Morena Baccarin takes the female lead.

Start With: Deadpool: The Circle Chase

4. Captain America Civil War, May 6th, 2016

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Civil War is the third installation in the Captain America movies. It's Iron Man vs. Captain America in a movie that will divide the Avengers and possibly leave one superhero down for good. Who's side are you on?

Start With: The Road to Civil War

5. X-Men Apocalypse, May 27th, 2016

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The sixth X-Men movie to grace the big screen is starting two of America's sweethearts, as well as half of Hollywood. Channing Tatum joins Jennifer Lawrence in X-Men Apocalypse, who battle the villain Apocalypse, which was teased in X-Men: Days of Future's Past after-credit scene.

Start With: X-Men: Age of Apocalypse Prelude

6. Suicide Squad, August 5th, 2016

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This is the movie everyone is talking about! Suicide Squad stars Will Smith as Deadshot and Wolf of Wall Street's Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, as well as Jared Leto as the infamous Joker.

Start with: Suicide Squad: From The Ashes

7. Doctor Strange, November 4th, 2016

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Benedict Cumberbatch has been cast as Doctor Strange, a very powerful sorcerer who can pretty much do everything better than you - and with Cumberbatch playing the Dr, he's going to look sexy doing it too.

Start with: Essential Doctor Strange, Vol. 1

8. Sinister Six, November 11th, 2016

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New York City is under attack by not one or two villains, SIX villains including past villains from Spiderman movies like Doc Ock and the Green Lantern.


Start with:
Amazing Spider-Man Annual #1

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