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

  • ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Stars Reveal First Character Posters

    Posted Friday, February 27th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    As May 1st draws closer, it seems that a day unlike any other when Earth’s mightiest heroes must unite against a common threat once more. Joss Whedon will follow up his epic 2012 superhero blockbuster with ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ this summer and we’ll get to see the likes of Hawkeye, Black Widow, Thor, Hulk, […]

  • ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Art Campaign Gives First Look At Inhuman Raina

    Posted Friday, February 27th, 2015 02:08 pm GMT -4
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    Following the events of the winter finale, big changes are coming to ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘. More specifically, big changes are coming for Skye/Daisy Johnson and Raina as they have been exposed to the Terrigen Mists of the Obelisk and emerged as Inhumans. Earlier this week, we got a quick peek at the evolution of these […]

  • Make Today A Perfect Day With First ‘Frozen Fever’ Trailer

    Posted Thursday, February 26th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    Earlier this month, Disney unveiled the first images from their upcoming short film ‘Frozen Fever’, which will reunite fan favorite characters Queen Elsa, Princess Anna, Kristoff, Olaf, and Sven as they gather the whole kingdom together to celebrate a very special birthday. But now we get an even better look at the ‘Frozen’ sequel thanks […]

  • ‘Game of Thrones’ Cast Discusses Working Without The Books

    Posted Thursday, February 26th, 2015 04:00 pm GMT -4
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    We learned earlier this month that ‘The Winds of Winter’, the sixth installment of George R.R. Martin’s acclaimed ‘A Song of Fire and Ice’ series, won’t be released this year. Many voiced their concerns for this because that means that HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones‘ will be catching up to the author’s last book ‘A Dance With […]

  • Gwen Stacy Returns Home In ‘Spider-Gwen’ #1 Lettered Preview

    Posted Thursday, February 26th, 2015 01:30 pm GMT -4
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    Now that ‘Spider-Verse’ has come to an end (except for the upcoming epilogue), each Spider Totem has returned to their own respective worlds. Last week, we saw how Cindy Moon had settled back into the 616 Universe in ‘Silk’ #1, but this week we’ll get to see another fan favorite Spider-lady get back into the […]

  • Wil Wheaton Joins ‘Firefly Online’ Voice Cast

    Posted Thursday, February 26th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Back in 2013, Fox Digital Entertainment and QMx Interactive Inc. announced that they would be making the dreams of many Browncoats come true with ‘Firefly Online.’ After many years of teasing an online game based on Joss Whedon’s beloved cult classic sci-fi/western series ‘Firefly,’ it’s finally coming to fruition. After the initial announcement at San Diego […]

  • TV Review: ‘Agent Carter: Valediction’

    Posted Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    The events of ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’ were hard for all of us, but we True Believers have had the chance to be reunited with Steve Rogers in ‘The Avengers,’ ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier,’ and the upcoming ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron.’ But for some people in the Marvel Cinematic Universe like Peggy Carter […]

  • Alternate ‘Fantastic Four’ Trailer Footage Shows More Sue & Johnny Storm

    Posted Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 03:16 pm GMT -4
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    The first teaser trailer for Josh Trank’s ‘Fantastic Four’ finally debuted in January. After a long period of radio silence since the cast was made official, fans were able to get their first glimpse at the new versions of Mr. Fantastic, the Invisible Woman, the Human Torch, and the blue-eyed ever-lovin Thing. But apparently a […]

  • Marvel Heroes Assemble For Official ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Poster

    Posted Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    Since the first trailer dropped backed in October, True Believers have been getting excited for ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’. Since then, we’ve seen a good amount of promotional material featuring Earth’s Mightiest Heroes including a second trailer, but now we finally have the first official poster for the upcoming Phase Two film from Joss Whedon. […]

  • Benedict Cumberbatch Addresses His ‘Doctor Strange’ Accent… Kinda

    Posted Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 01:15 pm GMT -4
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    Back in December, Benedict Cumberbatch was officially announced as the titular character of Scott Derrickson’s upcoming Marvel Studios film ‘Doctor Strange’. Shortly after that, the ‘Sherlock’ star made his first comments about landing the role of the Sorcerer Supreme in his own Phase Three movie. Of course, he didn’t have much to say then since […]

  • Prepare For ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Season 2B With A New TV Spot, Featurette, & Pics

    Posted Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    For the past few weeks, True Believers have been enjoying ‘Agent Carter’ as their weekly look into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, the first season wraps up this week and we return to the modern day MCU next Tuesday to catch up with Agent Coulson and his team in ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’. After the events […]

  • Marvel & Sony’s New Spider-Man May Not Be Peter Parker (Or Donald Glover)

    Posted Monday, February 23rd, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    About two weeks ago, Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment dropped a huge bomb on the comic book movie world by announcing that Spider-Man would join the Marvel Cinematic Universe in Phase Three. Though only a few details were revealed at the time, True Believers learned that we’ll be seeing a new web-slinger in theaters […]

  • Former TNA Impact Stars Appearing On AMC’s ‘Comic Book Men’

    Posted Saturday, February 21st, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    Professional wrestling has always had a connection to the world of comic books. After all, men and women wearing spandex and engaging in the eternal battle between good and evil sounds like something straight out of the Marvel Universe. But these days, it seems like wrestlers are getting more and more involved in actual comics […]

  • Titan Comics Announces ‘Doctor Who’ Comic Crossover With Three Doctors

    Posted Saturday, February 21st, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    A little over a year ago, Titan Comics announced that they would be teaming up with BBC Worldwide to produce brand new comics based on the Tenth, Eleventh, and Twelfth Doctors from the acclaimed British sci-fi staple, ‘Doctor Who.’ Since then, all three series have delivered some really great stories, but now they’ll all intersect […]

  • Is Robbie Amell’s Firestorm Heading to ‘Arrow’?

    Posted Friday, February 20th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    After spending some time trying to protect the newest hot commodity of Central City, this week’s episode of ‘The Flash’ ended with Ronnie Raymond and Dr. Martin Stein becoming Firestorm and epically flying off to find someone to help control their powers. The intended destination is Pittsburgh, but is it possible that the flaming fighter […]