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The Morals We Should But Don't Take from Superhero Movies

Troy Campbell | Posted 08.12.2013 | Science
Troy Campbell

Unfortunately, superhero movies (and their audiences) often simplify our view of the world to an absurd degree. In reality, the villain is a society of subtle sexism, cancer and poverty. In movies it's a single super-villain.

Upcoming Superhero/Comic Strip/Toy/Etc. Reboots

Spencer Green | Posted 08.06.2013 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Baz Luhrmann's Rex Morgan, M.D. -- The great Aussie director takes the good doctor on a fantastic journey as he is shrunk and injected into Liza Minnelli.

Cinefantastique's Here's What's Going On: Doctor Who Regenerates

Dan Persons | Posted 08.04.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

The BBC rescinds Matt Smith's medical license... The Marvel universe gets a companion... Chris Nolan tinkers with time... Brad Pitt courts his Muse...

Why Now Is the Time to Start Reading Superhero Comics

Chris Clow | Posted 07.15.2013 | Books
Chris Clow

If you've ever been interested in the ongoing adventures of Batman or Iron Man, of the Avengers or the Justice League, then as a geek and a comic book peddler I can tell you: now is the time.

Why "Iron Man 3" Didn't Impress Me

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 07.07.2013 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Movie Review Jackie K Cooper ...

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Iron Man 3

Dan Persons | Posted 07.06.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

It's felled the likes of Superman, Batman, and the X-Men. It's a more daunting foe than Lex Luthor, Bane, and Magneto combined. It is, of course, the third installment of a superhero franchise, and now it's time for comicdom's snarkiest hero to face the figurative music in Iron Man 3.

ReThink Review: Iron Man 3 -- How Do You Top A Megamovie?

Jonathan Kim | Posted 07.06.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

While Iron Man 3 is an entertaining film, it lacks the size, stakes, and star power of The Avengers, which could be considered cinema's first megamovie.

Zaki's Review: Iron Man 3

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.02.2013 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Read my 2008 review of Iron Man here Read my 2010 review of Iron Man 2 here Read my 2012 review of The Avengers here I have to admit, as a fan of t...

Iron Man 3 -- Four Anyone?

Carole Mallory | Posted 07.01.2013 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

"Spot on," as Marvel Comics' Stan Lee might say. "Spot on."

Latino Cyborg Gets A Bigger Part

Fox News Latino | Posted 04.27.2013 | Latino Voices

Marvel Comics continues to shake up the pages of their publications with diverse characters that intrigue readers. Currently, their “Age of Ultro...

Iron Man 3: What You Might Need to Know!

Lee Allport | Posted 06.23.2013 | Entertainment
Lee Allport

As May 3 grows nearer, and the cast of Iron Man 3 sits down with the American press to talk about the movie, I want to share some things I learned about the comic book side of the "Extremis" story line with you.

Online Petition Against Disney's Sexist Avengers T-Shirts Gets Nearly 6,000 Signatures

Daniel Vahab | Posted 06.15.2013 | Parents
Daniel Vahab

A recent Change.org online petition to get the Disney Store to "stop selling sexist Avengers T-shirts" has received nearly 6,000 signatures. The shirts in question include one for boys that reads, "Be a Hero," and one for girls that reads, "I Need a Hero."

LOOK: Guess What The Girl's Version Of This T-Shirt Says?

The Huffington Post | Christina Huffington | Posted 04.16.2013 | Women

Sexist apparel and toys for children are sadly nothing new, but it's even sadder that manufacturers continue to produce them. Marvel, the comic book p...

Secrets Of 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' Revealed

Posted 04.07.2013 | TV

The secrets of Marvel's "S.H.I.E.L.D." TV show are coming out. An ABC site for advertisers revealed the pilot's potential new title -- "Marvel's Agent...

INTERVIEW: G.I. Joe Creator Larry Hama Reflects on 30 Years of the Real American Hero

Zaki Hasan | Posted 06.01.2013 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Larry Hama began his long tour chronicling G.I. Joe in 1982 while working as an editor at Marvel Comics, when he took on the little "toy book" that no...

How to Get Lucky This St. Patrick's Day (Hint: It Involves Hard Work)

Roadtrip Nation | Posted 05.15.2013 | College
Roadtrip Nation

If you've ever been even semi-lucid on a St. Patrick's Day, you're probably familiar with the phrase 'luck of the Irish.'

Marvel Makes A Bold Move

AP | MATT MOORE | Posted 03.11.2013 | Entertainment

-- In comics, the first issue is where the story starts and the legend begins. For readers, a print copy of issue one can be hard to find and expens...

LOOK: Wolverine And Hercules Share Gay Kiss In Alternate Universe

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.25.2013 | Gay Voices

Wolverine and Hercules might be superheros with a lot of world-saving on their hands, but that doesn't mean they don't have time for a steamy embrace ...

LOOK: The Most Unusual Use For Cardboard We've Seen

The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 02.21.2013 | HuffPost Home

This superfan gets a million points for creativity.

Black, Female and Super Powered: An Interview With Grace Gipson on Black Comic Book Super Heroines

Yolo Akili | Posted 04.16.2013 | Black Voices
Yolo Akili

This difficulty to write white female superheroines has fallen down even more so on black female superheroines, who not only become victims to the white male sexist imagination, but, among other things, it's racist stereotypes.

'That's A Wrap'

Posted 02.12.2013 | TV

That's a wrap for "S.H.I.E.L.D." The ABC pilot has finished production and now the waiting game begins to see if ABC orders it to series. The pilot...

A Case for Comic Books, Part 2: A Goddess Named Storm

Clarence Haynes | Posted 04.08.2013 | Books
Clarence Haynes

To be clear, the male-dominated comic-book genre has had a fair share of misplaced notions around gender and ethnicity. But I think that the case of X-Men's Storm brings up interesting ideas as to how we can get in touch.

Why Do You Think Comic Books Are Awesome?

Dave Scheidt | Posted 03.30.2013 | Chicago
Dave Scheidt

You want to get into comics but don't know where to start? Ask a store owner! Ask someone online! Google it. Ask a guy looking at comics at a bookstore, ask on Twitter. We love new readers.

'AKA Jessica Jones' Looking For A Home

Posted 01.15.2013 | TV

Marvel's "AKA Jessica Jones" TV series is looking for a cable home. Originally in development at ABC, the network passed on the project in May 201...

How I Came to Love the Punisher

Dave Scheidt | Posted 03.11.2013 | Chicago
Dave Scheidt

Growing up reading comics I was into a lot of characters, but the Punisher was never one of them. Years passed and I'm not entirely sure how it happened, but I came across a copy of it and things started to make sense.