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    Marvel Comics State of the Union

    Marvel Comics State of the Union By Jake Hill Comic book reboots can be a tricky thing. When DC rebooted its entire line with the New 52, there was a sales boost, but a negative critical reception quickly had commercial consequences. The more recent DC reboot, “Rebirth,” has not...
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    Secret Empire-Hydra Cap No More

    Secret Empire-Hydra Cap No More by Jake Hill At long last Secret Empire is finally over. Bad Captain America is defeated, Good Captain America is restored (um, spoilers), the Avengers assembled, and America was rebuilt in a few panels. This was easily the most controversial storyline Marvel has attempted...
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    Captain America: America’s soldier-A Captain America Tribute

    A Tribute to Captain America Captain America is many things to many people. To some he’s simply an entertaining fictional character, to some a hero, to others a villain, and still to others a simply relatable guy. While we can all agree he’s fictional, he embodies many things that...
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    Why Captain America is Overrated

    Despite being one of the mainstays of the Marvel Universe, Captain America (and yes, I’m referring to Steve Rogers) is an overrated superhero. Yeah, I said it. And I don’t regret it.  I mean that and will stand by it.  Captain America is overrated. It doesn’t matter that he’s...
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    Secret Empire the Opening Salvo

    Marvel’s “Secret Empire” event is here, and it’s met with mixed reviews. In the works for over a year, Captain America has defected to Hydra and taken over the free world. The opening story has raised a great deal of ire among fans, and many have taken to social...
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    Secret Empire- Captain America History 101

    Secret Empire- Captain America History 101 There’s no way to talk about Marvel’s “Secret Empire” event without talking about the controversial place it has occupied in the comic book community. Lots of people (including me) have strong opinions about every element of the storyline. Although I’ll touch upon that,...
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    The Marvel Cinematic Universe is Exhausting

    I, like many others at the time, was cautiously excited for 2008’s “Iron Man.” Comic book movies were booming, but they seemed to have peaked. Just a few years before “Iron Man” we were thoroughly let down by “Spider-Man 3,” “X-Men: The Last Stand,” and most of us avoided...
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    Who Is Better: The Guardians of the Galaxy or the Avengers?

    Who Is Better: The Guardians of the Galaxy or the Avengers? Sure, DC’s big two (Superman and Batman, obviously) might have a love-hate relationship, as seen in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, but we can’t say the same for Marvel’s big two teams – the Guardians of the...
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    All Star Superhero Baseball Team

    Baseball is back in all its boring slow-paced glory. To make the national pastime slightly more bearable we thought we’d throw together a team of super-powered all stars that might actually make this sport worth watching.   Starting Pitcher- Iron Man Deceptive, highly intelligent and crafty, Tony Stark has...