Off-Panel: May 5, 2015

Our daily round-up of news around the comics space, from the gutters and beyond.

“Reviewers of Avengers: Age of Ultron have repeatedly noted that Ultron’s big-screen incarnation is confusing and dull, and they’re right — but that’s not because the filmmakers lost sight of the character’s roots. Put simply: Ultron has always been boring. At his archetypal core, he is wholly underwhelming.”

This history of Ultron and his dumbness is interesting and pretty funny.

“After an excellent box office weekend for his latest film, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Joss Whedon has deleted his Twitter account. For good? We can’t be sure.”

This is sad, and highlights how Twitter culture has become more and more toxic.

“We thought we would provide you hungry Star Wars fans with a guide to what to read first as you make your first attack run on the recently released classic Star Wars comics on Marvel Unlimited.”

This is a list I’ll probably be using in the not-too-distant future.

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