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Disney Unveils Plans For A Massive New Marvel Comics Universe

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.25.2016 | Travel

Just when you thought Disney parks might be going a bit overboard with “Star Wars” and Marvel Comics attractions, the new direction is snowballing...

Marvel Finally Revealed Why Spider-Man Quit the Avengers

Inverse | Posted 07.12.2016 | Entertainment
Inverse

This article was originally posted on Inverse. By Emily Gaudette Marvel has been confusing fans since June, publishing teaser images that featured...

The Genderfication Of Entertainment

Jamie Silverman | Posted 07.05.2016 | Entertainment
Jamie Silverman

It's no secret that Hollywood has been making efforts to diversify their representation of women.

Nostalgia Theater Podcast: Remembering TV's The Incredible Hulk

Zaki Hasan | Posted 06.22.2016 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

For the latest Nostalgia Theater show I take a look back at one of my favorite TV shows, The Incredible Hulk, which aired on CBS from 1978 to 1982, an...

WHERE IS THE WORLD'S FIRST MAINSTREAM TRANSGENDER SUPERHERO?

Wayne Mahon | Posted 06.19.2016 | Queer Voices
Wayne Mahon

In 2011, I was lucky enough to executive produce the OWN TV documentary special, "I Am Jazz: A Family In Transition." I believe the bravery of young,...

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D Star ELIZABETH HENSTRIDGE Talks Feminism in Fandoms At Eternal Con!

Andrew Cristi | Posted 06.14.2016 | Entertainment
Andrew Cristi

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D actress Elizabeth Henstridge at Eternal Con at the Cradle of Aviation Museum, Photo by Anthony Biondolillo Comic-cons are offi...

Marvel Fans, This is The Apocalypse You're Going To Wish Made It To The Movie Screen

Erika Hardison | Posted 05.24.2016 | Entertainment
Erika Hardison

Most Marvel fans aren't too happy with the images of Apocalypse - Marvel's arguably most strongest and scariest mutant seems to be lacking the scare f...

Marvel's 'Black Panther' Inspires New Hashtag and Reveals Majority Black Cast

Erika Hardison | Posted 05.24.2016 | Black Voices
Erika Hardison

Yes, #BlackPantherSOLit is hot trending topic on Twitter and even Facebook. Since Marvel revealed that the upcoming and highly anticipated 'Black Panther' movie will have a majority black cast, social media has not stopped talking about it.

Meet The Badass Superhero Bringing Hope And Solidarity To Puerto Ricans

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 05.19.2016 | Latino Voices

Puerto Rico just got a kickass Afro-boricua superhero! Her name is name is La Borinqueña, and she's on a mission to help the Puerto Rican community u...

The Spiritual Consciousness of Marvel's Daredevil

Scott Gardner | Posted 05.06.2016 | Religion
Scott Gardner

Whenever I tell someone I study religion and comics I get a subtle head turn and then, as if on cue, "Oh, how interesting." It takes a minute, but you can see in their eyes the connections being drawn together.

Luke Cage Teaser, Daredevil Season 2 (Spoiler Alert) and Why Apocalypse Might Be a Fail

Erika Hardison | Posted 03.23.2016 | Entertainment
Erika Hardison

Image credit: Marvel Comics X-Men "Not only is Apocalypse not frightening (in this X-Men movie by Fox), he resembles Ivan Ooze from Power Rangers if...

You'll Want To Applaud This Chinese Opera And Marvel Character Mashup

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 03.21.2016 | Good News

This artwork definitely deserves a standing ovation. Hong Kong-based artist Tik Ka combined elements from traditional Chinese opera with Marvel chara...

How Comic Books Get Students Talking

Dallas Rico | Posted 03.15.2016 | Education
Dallas Rico

Now I'm not advocating that teachers swap out The Dark Knight Returns for The Great Gatsby, but I do believe comics can serve as a high-interest supplemental reading for comic book fans, like they did for me.

Celebrate Women's History Month With These Black Female Superheroes

Erika Hardison | Posted 03.09.2016 | Black Voices
Erika Hardison

Happy Women's History Month! As we appreciate all the women that have sacrificed their lives for equality, the freedom to own their artistic expressio...

Never Mind Spider-Man Battling the Sinister Six. You Should See the Fights That Go on Behind-the-Scenes on at Marvel's Story Summits

Jim Hill | Posted 02.27.2016 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

As any Spider-Man fan can tell you, "With great power must also come great responsibility." But what comes with great ratings? A surprise renewal.

29 Days of Black Cosplay Is One of the Best Hashtags During Black History Month

Erika Hardison | Posted 02.23.2016 | Black Voices
Erika Hardison

The hashtag was created to celebrate and support other minority cosplayers. Plus, what better time to celebrate another plateau of black excellency? Black History Month '16 is officially lit.

'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 plea...

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 ins...

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 to...

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.