About Ben Silverio

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Ben F. Silverio received a degree from Drexel University in the Screenwriting and Playwriting Program with a minor in Television Production. While at Drexel, Ben co-founded and co-hosted a film review show called The Pretentious Film Majors, which has evolved into a multi-format form of entertainment including blogs, podcasts on iTunes, articles in the school paper, and a potential tv show. Now armed with an extremely expensive piece of paper, Ben can begin climbing the treacherous ladder of the entertainment industry, which he hopes to do while streaming WWE wrestling matches, reading Marvel comics, and blogging about the excessive amount of movies and tv shows that he watches, all on the iPhone that is permanently attached to his hand.
Favorites: Star Wars, Firefly, Doctor Who, Torchwood, Men In Black, Back to the Future, Zombieland, Moon, Scott Pilgrim Vs The World, Attack the Block, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Batman: The Animated Series, The Walking Dead, Futurama, and generally all things related to Marvel
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Ben Silverio - Writer

  • NYCC 2015: Sex, Ducks, & Crowns With Comic Creator Chip Zdarsky

    Posted Thursday, October 15th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -5

    There are a lot of good reasons to buy comic books. Some people might buy a book because their favorite characters are in it. Others probably saw some artwork that they liked on the cover. But if you’re looking to laugh, then it’s hard to go wrong when you pick up a title with Chip […]

  • First Look At CM Punk And Cullen Bunn’s ‘Drax’ Series Reveals Artist

    Posted Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -5

    Back at C2E2, Marvel Comics announced that they would be bringing in former WWE World Heavyweight Champion and current UFC fighter CM Punk to write Drax the Destroyer’s very first ongoing series. However, we didn’t know who the artist or the co-writer of the book would be at the time. When the House of Ideas […]

  • NYCC 2015: Marvel Unveils Howard The Duck/Squirrel Girl Crossover

    Posted Monday, October 12th, 2015 06:24 pm GMT -5

    Over the course of this year’s New York Comic Con, Marvel Comics announced a number of crossovers coming next year including ‘Spider-Women’ and ‘Avengers: Standoff’. However, they certainly saved the best (or at least the weirdest/most unique) for the very end of the con. During the Women of Marvel panel (which was absolutely stacked this […]

  • NYCC 2015: Spider-Woman, Silk, & Spider-Gwen Crossover In ‘Spider-Women’

    Posted Monday, October 12th, 2015 02:00 pm GMT -5

    Back in 2012, Peter Parker (the Amazing Spider-Man of the 616 universe) and Miles Morales (the Ultimate Spider-Man) joined forces in the crossover titled ‘Spider-Men’ from writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Sara Pichelli. But in 2016, it’s the girls’ turn to play as a few Spider-Ladies from different universes cross paths. During the All-New […]

  • NYCC 2015: Marvel Comics Announces ‘Star Wars: Obi-Wan & Anakin’ Mini-Series

    Posted Sunday, October 11th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -5

    It has become a convention tradition for Joe Quesada to lead a little panel called ‘Cup O Joe’. Not only does the former Marvel Comics E-I-C turned Marvel Entertainment CCO give fans a chance to talk back with some of the biggest players at the House of Ideas, Quesada uses the time to talk about […]

  • NYCC 2015: ‘Agent Carter’ Announces New Season Two Cast Members

    Posted Saturday, October 10th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -5

    Ever since they first announced ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ back in 2012, Marvel Television has been steadily returning to New York Comic Con with an awesome panel presence. And though most True Believers may be looking forward to the brand new Netflix series ‘Jessica Jones’ and the cast’s appearance on Saturday, the House of Ideas called […]

  • NYCC2015: Marvel Announce Captain America Anniversary Event ‘Avengers: Standoff’

    Posted Friday, October 9th, 2015 04:00 pm GMT -5

    During the Marvel Comics: Iron Man & The Avengers panel, Tom Brevoort assembled a venerable collection of top Marvel Comics talent to talk about a number of All-New All-Different Marvel books coming our way very soon. But talk turned to the 75th anniversary of Captain America and the first post-‘Secret Wars’ crossover. Scheduled for release […]

  • NYCC2015: ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Debuts New Trailer And Clip

    Posted Friday, October 9th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -5

    There are plenty of amazing surprises coming to ‘Star Wars Rebels’ on Disney XD. For starters, James Earl Jones will return to lend his iconic voice to Darth Vader once again. Then last week, fans learned that ‘Buffy The Vampire Slayer’ star Sarah Michelle Gellar would be joining the cast as well as the villainous […]

  • ‘Powers’ Season Two Adds ‘Battlestar Galactica’ Alum Tricia Helfer

    Posted Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -5

    Sony Pictures Television and the Playstation Network are really ramping up the star power for the second season of their first original TV series, ‘Powers’. After bringing in Eddie Izzard for season one as the villainous Wolfe, the show recently added veteran actor Michael Madsen from ‘Reservoir Dogs’, ‘Kill Bill’, and ‘Free Willy’ as SuperShock, […]

  • No Director Yet But Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ Does Have A Writer

    Posted Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -5

    After he makes his Marvel Cinematic Universe debut in ‘Captain America: Civil War’, the Black Panther will star in his own solo film scheduled for release in July 2018. But even though our trip to Wakanda is still a bit down the line, things are ramping up behind the camera for ‘Black Panther’. Previously, ‘Selma’ […]

  • Lionsgate Interested In ‘Cabin In The Woods’ Sequel

    Posted Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -5

    After being in limbo for a few years due to a series of pushbacks, shelvings, and studio switching, ‘The Cabin In The Woods’ from the team of Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard premiered in April of 2012. Despite becoming a modest box office draw, it quickly became a fan favorite and a cult classic due to […]

  • Steven Spielberg Clarifies His Superhero Movie Comments

    Posted Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -5

    Ever since legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg reiterated his feelings on comic book movies last month, a number of individuals have weighed in with their opinions on his stance that the genre will “go the way of the Western”. Zack Snyder, Kevin Feige, Chris Evans, and Sebastian Stan were among those who commented on Spielberg’s thoughts, […]

  • Steven Moffat Defends The Doctor’s Sonic Shades On ‘Doctor Who’

    Posted Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -5

    Though I was a big fan of the season nine premiere of ‘Doctor Who’ on BBC America, the show lost some points with me when ‘The Witch’s Familiar’ aired the following week. Not only did I feel like a few opportunities were missed when Clara found herself trapped in the shell of a Dalek (again), […]

  • Skip The Stairs With New ‘Jessica Jones’ Promo

    Posted Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -5

    Ever since the first teaser dropped last month, Marvel Television and Netflix have slowly began to give us more ‘Jessica Jones’ in the form of promos that give us quick glimpses into the life of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s latest heroine. First, we saw that she isn’t too fond of alarms in the morning. Then, […]

  • Secret Warriors Get Name-Dropped In New ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Clip

    Posted Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -5

    We’ve known since June that Agent Daisy Johnson would be bringing the Secret Warriors from the pages of Marvel Comics to ABC’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ this season. Until now we still don’t know who will make up the team or how they’ll be different from the source material, but we do have a clip of […]