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A Marvel Superfan On Why The Vision (and Other Avengers) Are Weaker In The Avengers: Age Of Ultron Vs. The Comics

Quora | Posted 05.21.2015 | Entertainment
Quora

This isn't the first time I heard that complaint about the Vision appearing to be weaker than he is in the comics. I had to think about it and realized he isn't so much weaker as different than he is in the comics.

We're Getting the Superheroes Back Together: Hour of the Wolf Movie Review of Avengers: Age of Ultron

Dan Persons | Posted 05.07.2015 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Joss Whedon is once again doing the honors as writer/director, but is this next installment a fitting follow-up to the justifiably praised first film? Check out my review by clicking on the player or right-clicking the link to download.

May the Fourth Be With You, Bub -- What If Wolverine Was a Stormtrooper?

Jordan Hart | Posted 05.04.2015 | Entertainment
Jordan Hart

As a kid, one of my favorite comic book series was What If? by Marvel Comics. Set in random alternate realities, each issue placed a familiar character in unfamiliar territory (e.g. What if the Hulk had the brain of Bruce Banner? What if the world knew Daredevil was blind?).

Review - Avengers: Age of Ultron

Dwight Brown | Posted 05.01.2015 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

They're back. The chummy Marvel superheroes assemble once again to fight evil. In this case it's Ultron, a vicious technological villain hell-bent on ridding earth of human life. There is little in this film that is new, but that doesn't matter. The characters are still entertaining.

Evangelist's Reaction To Gay 'X-Men' Character Won't Surprise You At All

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.24.2015 | Gay Voices

Evangelist Franklin Graham probably won't be rushing out to buy All-New X-Men #40 any time soon. Original "X-Men" member Iceman comes out as gay ...

Diffused Congruence Podcast: Marvel Comics Editor Sana Amanat

Zaki Hasan | Posted 04.12.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

For this month's show, we're joined by Marvel Comics' Sana Amanat. In addition to overseeing multiple fan favorite titles, Sana is also director of content and character development for the comic book giant, helping to spearhead the 2014 creation of Kamala Khan, a.k.a Ms. Marvel, the first female Muslim superhero to headline her own monthly title.

Todd Van Luling

Clark Kent Has Been Hiding In The Marvel Universe All Along

HuffingtonPost.com | Todd Van Luling | Posted 04.09.2015 | Entertainment

Could Superman join "The Avengers" because of this secret, recurring easter egg within the Marvel universe?

Excelsior! J.C. Lee, Stan Lee's Own 'Super Kid,' Discusses Her New Book, App, and the Power of Love

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 04.14.2015 | Books
Gregory Weinkauf

The talent (and perhaps a touch of alliteration) runs in the family: Ms. Lee deftly designs, prolifically paints, sonorously sings (this J.C. has a tune about "Little Baby Jesus" she'd like you to hear), plus only this week she's completed a massive outline for her own new prose work.

Age of Heroes

Savas Abadsidis | Posted 04.08.2015 | Books
Savas Abadsidis

Julian Chambliss is a professor at Rollins College and has edited a fun to read academic book on Superheroes called Age of Heroes, Eras of Men. I spoke to Chambliss about his book, now available in paperback.

White House Reveals New Strategy Against ISIS: Hope The Avengers Show Up

Spencer Green | Posted 04.08.2015 | Comedy
Spencer Green

"We understand they have other things to do and are difficult to assemble but if Thor, Captain America, Iron Man, Hulk or any of them are listening, we can really use some help," said Armond Hullicoat, spokesperson for the Department of Graveyard Whistling.

First Look At Marvel's All-Female Avengers

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 02.06.2015 | Entertainment

Marvel Comics has gathered an all-female team of Avengers, who will begin saving the world this May. Fan favorite characters like She-Hulk, Dazzler, M...

Marvel's Star Wars #1 Review

Bryan Young | Posted 03.15.2015 | Entertainment
Bryan Young

Wednesday sees the release of the first new Star Wars comic since Marvel took the license back from Dark Horse Comics and I was beyond curious to see how Marvel would handle the relaunch. It was anyone's guess how this might or might not sync up with the sort of stories we've been getting.

2014 for Women: The Good, the Bad, the Ridiculous

Martha Burk | Posted 02.28.2015 | Politics
Martha Burk

Well we did it. Made it through another year. Women have had some good news and some bad news with a bit of the ridiculous thrown in. So let's review some items affecting the female sex both here and abroad that didn't make the front pages in 2014.

11 Inspirational Quotes From Superheroes That Might Just Give You Superpowers

Posted 12.30.2014 | Good News

Forget about super-strength, laser vision, or -- our personal favorite -- the ability to consume any type of matter in the universe; the best superher...

Sony Pictures Hires Kim Jong-Un to Direct, Star in 'Spider-Man 3'

Spencer Green | Posted 02.10.2015 | Comedy
Spencer Green

According to Hollywood insiders, the story for the next Spider-Man movie -- which will be known as The Amazing Respected Comrade and Supreme Leader Spider-Man -- will involve hero Peter Parker, played by Kim Jong-un.

Life After The Fantastic Four

Robert Brenner | Posted 01.31.2015 | Comedy
Robert Brenner

Reed Richards, the team leader, AKA Mr. Fantastic, had the easiest time adapting. He was always more scientist than superhero, and the most flexible member of the group. He got a job with DARPA doing pure R&D.

Senator Talks Role In New Batman Movie

The Huffington Post | Diane Jeanty | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics

What role will Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) have in the upcoming "Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice" movie? "I can't say," Stabenow chuckled i...

The Secret Adventures of Houdini... and Todd Hunt

Loren Kleinman | Posted 12.22.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

As a one-time stage actor, and lifelong writer, Todd Hunt graduated from Fordham University determined to tell stories similar to those of his heroes.

Real Life Hero Finds Son, Sidekick

Savas Abadsidis | Posted 12.13.2014 | Gay Voices
Savas Abadsidis

More often than not, gay adoption and gay men and women having children is posited in the media in a contentious way as to create controversy. For the most part however, it's a case of love finding a way

Even Superheroes Shouldn't Fly Drunk

Jason Powers | Posted 12.12.2014 | Entertainment
Jason Powers

Of all the superheroes out there, Iron Man has taken on the worst of the bad guys. But only the most dedicated "Iron Man" aficionados know that Tony Stark had to defeat his own personal arch villain -- He had to defeat the bottle.

This Hidden Thread Could Link Every Marvel Comics Film

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 09.30.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

From "X-Men" to "Guardians of the Galaxy," Marvel Comics is behind some of America's most beloved and popular movies. Behind the superhuman action is ...

Superheroes Who Are Deaf and the Power of Diversity

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 11.16.2014 | Entertainment
Lydia L. Callis

There are many types of superpower -- ranging from super strength to mind control. With such a wealth of fictional capabilities available, why should Superheroes be limited by their ability to hear?

How to Become a Superhero

Jamie Davis Smith | Posted 10.21.2014 | Parents
Jamie Davis Smith

f you have a budding superhero at home, there are some things you can do to help your little guy (or girl) take some steps in the right direction.

Marvel vs. DC Comic Characters: How Different Are They?

Quora | Posted 10.19.2014 | Entertainment
Quora

Regarding characters, in the DC universe a superpower was never seen as anything but a gift. Superman was an escapist fantasy for boys about attaining ultimate power.

Captain Conservative vs. the Marvel Universe

Robert Brenner | Posted 10.11.2014 | Comedy
Robert Brenner

Captain Conservative here. By day, I'm a mild mannered cable TV reporter for Fox News. By night, I'm a masked vigilante fighting for truth, justice, and traditional family values. And my bionic eyes don't like what they see going on in the Marvel Universe.