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: Movies- Star Wars, Back to the Future, Zombieland, Moon, Scott Pilgrim Vs The World, Attack the Block, all the Batman movies (even Batman and Robin), almost all the Marvel movies (especially Captain America, and Iron Man) TV- Firefly, Doctor Who, Torchwood, The Walking Dead, Futurama, Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, Batman: The Animated Series, X-men Comics- Captain America, The Avengers, The Young Avengers, The Punisher, The Amazing Spider-man, Deadpool, X-force, The Teen Titans, Batman.
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Ben Silverio - Writer

  • Kieron Gillen Returns to Asgard With ‘Angela: Asgard’s Assassin’

    Posted Sunday, August 3rd, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -4 by
    After a couple of acclaimed runs on ‘Journey Into Mystery’ and ‘Young Avengers’ featuring the (semi-reformed) mischievous trickster Loki, indie comic darling turned mainstream marvel Kieron Gillen will revisit the mystical realm of Asgard. This time the writer behind...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Hawkeye’ #19

    Posted Sunday, August 3rd, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4 by
    After what seems like an eternity, Matt Fraction, David Aja, and Matt Hollingsworth are finally back with another installment of their award-winning comic ‘Hawkeye’. When we last left Clint Barton, he and his brother Barney have a run in with more track-suited villains and...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘New Avengers’ #21

    Posted Sunday, August 3rd, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    If you’ve been reading Jonathan Hickman’s ‘New Avengers’ then you know very well that the team has been monitoring curious incursions that lead to the destruction of entire universes. With the latest one putting them and their world in grave danger, they must make some...
  • ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Post-Credits Scene Features Bizarre Cameo

    Posted Thursday, July 31st, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    After a number of press screenings of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy‘ this month, it became clear that Marvel Studios left out the film’s post-credits scene. Many thought that James Gunn may have chosen not to take part in the tradition, but the director has stated...
  • New ‘Big Hero 6’ TV Spot Has More Baymax

    Posted Thursday, July 31st, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4 by
    After the first trailer for ‘Big Hero 6,‘ marketing has really ramped up for the first animated collaboration between Marvel and Disney. So far we’ve seen more TV spots, posters, and even some of the cool new toys coming our way thanks to San Diego Comic-Con....
  • Paramount Releases ‘Interstellar’ SDCC Trailer

    Posted Thursday, July 31st, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    During their presentation at San Diego Comic-Con, Paramount Pictures surprised Hall H by bringing con virgins Christopher Nolan and Matthew McConaughey on stage to premiere a brand new trailer for their upcoming film ‘Interstellar.’ Many people who saw it described...
  • SDCC 2014: Mark Waid Brings Agent Coulson’s Team To Marvel Comics With ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -4 by
    After appearing in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and developing a devoted fan following, Agent Phil Coulson made the jump from the big screen to the pages of Marvel Comics in 2012 alongside Nick Fury, Jr. AKA Marcus Johnson. Since then, Coulson has gone on to join the Secret...
  • Ryan Reynolds’ ‘Deadpool’ Test Footage Leaks Online

    Posted Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Ever since Gavin Hood’s god-awful take on Deadpool in ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’, fans have been clamoring for a rated R solo film featuring Ryan Reynolds as the Merc with a Mouth that takes more cues from the comics. Over the past few years, we learned that ‘Zombieland’...
  • SDCC 2014: IDW Releasing ‘Galaxy Quest’ Comic Book Sequel

    Posted Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -4 by
    When you look at IDW Publishing’s roster of titles, you see some of the most popular characters in film, television, and comic books all in one place. The company specializes in licensed properties and delivers original stories featuring ‘My Little Pony’, ‘Star Trek’,...
  • SDCC 2014: Marvel Announces First Three ‘Star Wars’ Comics

    Posted Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4 by
    Way back when Disney acquired Lucasfilm, many assumed that it was only a matter of time until ‘Star Wars’ returned to Marvel Comics. After they produced the first run of comic books based on George Lucas’ hit movies in 1977, Dark Horse took over the license in...
  • Sophie Turner Talks About Sansa Stark Using Her Sexuality In ‘Game of Thrones’

    Posted Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    When it comes to the players in ‘Game of Thrones’, there are some deceitful, intellectual, and powerful people making moves towards the Iron Throne. However, one person that tends to get overlooked is Sansa Stark (played by Sohpie Turner). Some people may say that the “little...
  • SDCC 2014: Concept Art, Props, & Panel Highlights From ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Monday, July 28th, 2014 03:16 pm GMT -4 by
    After ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ comes out this weekend, there’s only one film left in Marvel Studios’ Phase Two and that’s ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’. With a film as big as this on its way, there was no chance that Earth’s Mightiest Heroes wouldn’t have...
  • SDCC 2014: Marvel Announces ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2’ & Josh Brolin As Thanos

    Posted Monday, July 28th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4 by
    To close out on their highly anticipated panel at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel Studios ventured out into the cosmos and revealed some exciting new developments on the cosmic side of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. After Kevin Feige and the cast of ‘The Avengers:...
  • SDCC 2014: Evangeline Lilly & Corey Stoll Officially Join ‘Ant-Man’

    Posted Monday, July 28th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4 by
    One of the most anticipated panels of San Diego Comic-Con usually belongs to Marvel Studios. Every year, Kevin Feige and company bring out some big surprises that get True Believers all over the world super hyped, and this year was no different. In their Hall H presentation...
  • SDCC 2014: Kevin Smith Unveils ‘Tusk’ Trailer

    Posted Sunday, July 27th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Every year, fan favorite director Kevin Smith sets up shop in Hall H for his annual San Diego Comic Con address. This year, however, he had something to show off. Along with stars Haley Joel Osment and Genesis Rodriguez, the man behind ‘Clerks’, ‘Mallrats’, and ‘Dogma’...