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

  • Giveaway: Get Free Tickets To The ‘Paranormal Activity’ Screening At Frightland, DE This Sunday

    Posted Saturday, October 17th, 2015 09:04 pm GMT -4

    Now that we’re deep into the month of October, it’s the perfect time to take in some Halloween-themed activities. And what better to do that than with a little bit of a scare? Well, if you live near the Middletown, Delaware area and have nothing to do this weekend, then we might have the perfect thing […]

  • NYCC 2015: Fan Theories Fly At ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Press Conference

    Posted Friday, October 16th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    Though we may not officially know a whole lot about ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ just yet, some fans have diligently filled in the gaps with their own canon thanks to rumors and speculation. And funny enough, some of these fan theories have turned out to be correct. For example, before the identity of Fulcrum […]

  • NYCC 2015: Artist Erica Henderson Talks ‘Unbeatable Squirrel Girl’ & ‘Jughead’

    Posted Friday, October 16th, 2015 05:54 pm GMT -4

    I’m pretty sure that no one ever thought that a comic book starring Squirrel Girl would catch the attention of True Believers and find itself on the New York Times Best Sellers List. But here we are in a world where that is a reality and ‘The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl’ is arguably the breakout title […]

  • NYCC 2015: ‘Jurassic World’ Star Nick Robinson Keeps A Raptor At Bay

    Posted Friday, October 16th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4

    You see a lot of crazy things at a comic convention. From intricate costumes to elaborate booths to an all-star line up of guests from all corners of entertainment, there are just a ton of unique and interesting things to be found in all corners of the show floor and beyond. But at this year’s […]

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

    Posted Thursday, October 15th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4

    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 -4

    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 -4

    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 -4

    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 -4

    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 -4

    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 -4

    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 -4

    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 -4

    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 -4

    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 -4

    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 […]