Marvel Comics

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    LGBTQA Heroes

    LGBTQA+ Heroes By Alexandra Wilson Even though it might not look like it right away, comic books are more inclusive than ever before.  There are more heroes of different races and ethnicities, but there are also way more non-heterosexual heroes in comic books as well. We’ve compiled a list...
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    Spider-Man II Issue 1 Review

    It’s been a long five years since the surprise mini-series Spider-Men dropped. That five-issue mini, also written by Brian Michael Bendis (New Avengers, Ultimate Spider-Man) and Sara Pichelli (Runaways, Ultimate Comics All-New Spider-Man) was a milestone occasion. For the first time ever, the Marvel and Ultimate universes collided as Miles...
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    6 kickass female superheroes who deserve their own movies

    6 kickass female superheroes who deserve their own movies By Brittany Cruz It has taken decades to get a live-action Wonder Woman film on the silver screen, and its record-breaking success has audiences buzzing. Drawing in $103 million in the domestic box office and $223 million worldwide in its...
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    Comic Characters we want on Television

    Comic Characters we want on Television Who doesn’t want more comic book-inspired television shows? Yes, Agent Carter and The Flash are great, but other comic book properties like Preacher, iZombie, and The Walking Dead are excellent television shows without focusing on a traditional superhero. With that in mind, here...
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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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    Defenders Duos

    The Defenders has a trailer and is quickly approaching our screens. It shows what happens when the four leading heroes of Marvel’s Netflix shows- Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist- come together to defend New York City. Though they’ve never called themselves the Defenders in the comics,...
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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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    Whatever Happened to the Fifth Week Event

    Comics have always held a somewhat rigid release schedule based on their being four Wednesdays in a month. But every once in awhile, the mythic fifth week appears. During this week, comics companies have traditionally had to fill the gap in with what were known as Fifth-Week Events. These...