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'Deadpool' Doesn't Take Itself Seriously, So Why Should We?

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 02.12.2016 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Wade Smith (Reynolds) is a former Special Forces operative who spends his time looking out for some little guys. He doesn't consider himself a hero, just a man who dislikes bullies.

Ryan Reynolds Wants Deadpool To Have A Boyfriend In The Sequel

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 02.10.2016 | Entertainment

Do us a solid, Hollywood. You've bungled representations of LGBT people on film for decades, packaging queer characters in archaic stereotypes to ple...

Diversity in Comics: Defining Afrofuturism, Afro-Blackness and The Black Fantastic

Erika Hardison | Posted 01.27.2016 | Black Voices
Erika Hardison

The 4th Annual Black Comic Book Festival at the Schomburg Center of Black Research in Harlem had an overwhelming amount of attendees and comic books enthusiasts come out to support black comic book publishers, writers and illustrators.

Marvel Comics Talent Scout C.B. Cebulski Eats His Way Through Hong Kong in 24 Hours (VIDEO)

Christian Remde | Posted 01.22.2016 | Taste
Christian Remde

As the Talent Scout for Marvel Comics, C.B. Cebulski gets to travel the world, meeting incredible artists, but as a dedicated foodie, C.B. also loves to experience the best local cuisine that his travels has to offer.

Marvel Releases Free Comic Book Compiling Hip-Hop Variant Covers

Erika Hardison | Posted 01.18.2016 | Entertainment
Erika Hardison

Behind every good hip-hop album there's usually some dope album art to accompany it. It's not a secret that some of hip-hop's greatest rappers are i...

Why You Should Be Watching Jessica Jones

Quora | Posted 01.06.2016 | Entertainment
Quora

It's the first (that I know of) really well-told female superhero TV series. (Yes, I'm aware of Wonder Woman, the Bionic Woman, the many female superheros on the larger cast-driven TV series such as Heroes and Agents of Shield.

Joss Whedon Says He's Done With Marvel

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 01.04.2016 | Entertainment

Joss Whedon, who was tapped to direct the first two "Avengers" movies after creating a number of critically acclaimed TV shows, is bidding farewell t...

NYT Article on Comic Diversity Is Incredibly Problematic

Joshua Adams | Posted 12.31.2015 | Media
Joshua Adams

Ampikaipakan points are not only flawed, but incredibly problematic and inconsiderate. Making cases that suggest diversity is an opponent to universality is such a dangerous oxymoron.

Ant Man Director Peyton Reed Discusses His Knowledge of Super Heroes and Which Ones He'd Like To Direct Next

Quora | Posted 12.07.2015 | Entertainment
Quora

I was a kid who grew up reading those comics. I really came into it with a lot of knowledge of those characters. But I definitely reread a lot of them when we were prepping because there was some iconic imagery that I wanted to try and cram into the movie.

'Jessica Jones' Uses Superheroes To Expose The Terror Of Domestic Abuse

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 11.30.2015 | Women

As superpowers go, Jessica Jones doesn’t have much to boast home about. She can lift heavy stuff, sure, but only up to a point. She can jump, n...

We Can Expect A 'Pansexual Deadpool' In Upcoming Film, Says Director

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The director of the much-anticipated "Deadpool," which stars Ryan Reynolds, commented in an interview with Collider that the movie's main character is...

Original 'X-Men' Character Iceman Confirms He's Gay

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

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(Approx.) 4 Reasons Why Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice Could Suck

Dan Truong | Posted 10.02.2015 | Entertainment
Dan Truong

I've been following the film's development pretty closely, and I've seen both trailers put out so far about half a million times. That being said, I've seen some red flags go up.

Ta-Nehisi Coates To Write New Black Panther Comic Book Series For Marvel

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.05.2015 | Black Voices

Ta-Nehisi Coates will be writing a new Black Panther comic book series for Marvel, The New York Times announced Tuesday. Coates, 39, a ...

Marvel Reinvents Another Classic Character As A Person Of Color

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 08.21.2015 | Black Voices

Marvel Comics has revamped Devil Dinosaur, a classic 1978 comic, and replaced the main character "Moon Boy" with a cooler-than-cool blac...

Zaki's Review: Fantastic Four (2015)

Zaki Hasan | Posted 08.06.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Directed by Josh Trank, who made such a splash with Chronicle a few years ago, this latest Fantastic Four works so hard to go so far off-model that one wonders why they bothered at all if what they were going to end up with was so numbingly unoriginal.

Ant-Man -- Comedy and Action Combined

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 07.24.2015 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

From Marvel comes the newest superhero thriller, Ant-Man with a mixture of comedy and action that brings pleasure for people of all ages.

DC Movies vs. Marvel Movies: Who Will Win?

Quora | Posted 07.24.2015 | Entertainment
Quora

The DC Cinematic Universe is beginning to take shape. While it's still in its infancy there are already stark differences between the DC movies and what we see in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Some of the differences are positive, but they are also more risky.

The Science of Ant-Man

Kieran Dickson | Posted 07.17.2015 | Science
Kieran Dickson

Ant-Man's suit has been the subject of a great deal of scientific speculation in recent months, from fans wanting to know if they'll ever be able to shrink down to 'Ant Size,' to scientists speculating on the potential such a suit could have, Scott Lang may not be as mighty as Thor, but he sure is sparking debate.

Marvel Salutes Hip-Hop With 50 Variant Covers Paying Homage to Classic Albums Covers

Indiewire | Brennan Williams | Posted 07.15.2015 | Black Voices

Marvel is having fun with a new series of more than 50 variant covers that are all homages to classic hip-hop album covers. ...

ESPN Turns 8 Athletes Into Marvel Superheroes In New Series

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 07.10.2015 | Sports

Let's be honest, some of the feats athletes are able to accomplish seem not of this world. So it's only fitting that ESPN teamed up with Marvel Entert...

Avengers 2: There May Just Be a Pop Epic Somewhere Inside Marvel's 'Disappointing' Age of Ultron Mega-Hit

William Bradley | Posted 07.09.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

For what's turned out to be one of the biggest hits of all-time, the not especially felicitously titled Avengers: Age of Ultron has gotten a lot less love and devotion than the numbers would suggest.

Marvel's Greatest Superheroes Recast As Dogs In These Clever Illustrations

The Huffington Post | Madeline Kaplan | Posted 07.08.2015 | Entertainment

Man's best friend is now also man's last, best hope. Twin Cities-based illustrator and art director Josh Lynch reimagined some of Marvel's most b...

Ryan Reynolds Won't Be Playing Any More Superheroes After 'Deadpool'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 07.07.2015 | Entertainment

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No More Mutants

Rahsaan Chisolm | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rahsaan Chisolm

I began comics with Archie, but those quickly faded to the wayside as the characters didn't challenge me. The day that I was introduced to The Uncanny X-Men, everything clicked. I immediately identified with them for two reasons. I was black and gay.