The Vision is one of the biggest surprises to come out of Marvel Comics in years. The company announced the android would get his own comic, just as the character was about to appear in Age of Ultron, so fans expected a light, action-y series to cater to movie fans. The Vision took that preconception and smashed it to…
Tom King says that a lifetime of reading superhero comics helped him get ready to work for the CIA. And working for the CIA, in its own way, got him ready to write Batman.
That second half of that headline right there? Basically the entire premise of The Vision as a comic series, in all honesty.
The latest blockbuster Marvel superhero movie features a burgeoning romance between two unlikely characters. Moviegoers new to the world of the Avengers might have seen the Vision’s crush on Wanda Maximoff and thought “aw, cute!” Comics readers familiar with the history of the teammates probably reacted with “oh, no…”…
We’re big fans of The Vision’s fashion sense here on io9, but what were his best comic book outfits? For the dedicated follower of synthezoid fashion, Brian Cronin over at Comic Book Resources has collected the Vision’s finest bits of wardrobe selection throughout his comic book history, and it’s fantastic.
I’m pretty sure other things are going on in this new footage from Civil War. Perhaps even delightful things! But The Vision is wearing a goddamn sweater in one of them, and now all capacity for critical thought has escaped me.
The Vision comic has come to the point of no return for its synthezoid hero—a true turning point, in what has been an incredibly haunting and fascinating journey so far. But Marvel’s best current comic isn’t going to get any less bleak. In fact? It’s only going to get darker from here.
Good news for fans of one of Marvel’s best comics, The Vision. Earlier today DC Comics announced the signing of an exclusivity deal with writer Tom King, leading fans to wonder if he would leave his incredible Marvel series before its 12-issue run ended—but that won’t be the case, according to King himself. Yay!
Last month, I was completely blindsided by the creepy, compelling opening to The Vision. Tom King and Gabriel Hernandez Walta crafted an incredible first issue that explored the Avenging Android’s new family, and how coldly inhuman they were—but the second issue gives them some dark, fascinatingly human problems.