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A Brief History of Doctor Strange and His Relationship with Tibet, Occultism, and Buddhism

Joel Gruber | Posted 11.05.2016 | Entertainment
Joel Gruber

In 1963, Stan Lee and Steve Ditko introduced Marvel's Doctor Strange, a "different kind of superhero" who practiced Occultism and held quasi-Buddhist...

The MovieFilm Podcast: Spellbound by 'Doctor Strange'!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 11.04.2016 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Things get very strange in this episode of the MovieFilm Podcast -- Doctor Strange, that is! Yes, the latest superhero epic from Marvel Studios hit th...

'Goosebumps' Author R.L. Stine Is Writing A Comic Series For Marvel

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 11.01.2016 | Arts

Millennials: your preteen dreams ― and nightmares ― are about to come true. R.L. Stine, author of “Goosebumps” and a slew of horror series fo...

First Black Woman To Own Comic Shop Lands Marvel Cover

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 10.26.2016 | Black Voices

Ariell Johnson, the Philadelphia woman who made history in January by becoming the first black female owner of a comic book store on the East Coast, i...

How A Real Syrian Mother Became The Hero Of A Marvel Comic Book

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 10.17.2016 | Parents

Marvel has added another superhero to its collection, and she’s not your typical flying crime fighter ― she’s a Syrian mother. Since January, A...

Analyzing The Good & Bad of Luke Cage

Isaac Rouse | Posted 10.05.2016 | Entertainment
Isaac Rouse

Luke Cage is unlike any series I've ever seen. It draws in so many elements from different shows and films. I absolutely love Luke Cage for the charac...

New York Comic-Con Highlights

Erik Sharkey | Posted 10.04.2016 | Entertainment
Erik Sharkey

It's the time of year again for the biggest nerd event on the East Coast! I'm talking about New York Comic-Con. Fans will flock in from the tristate a...

Real-Life Superhero Roxane Gay Is Writing Queer Black Women Into Comics

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.03.2016 | Arts

Roxane Gay, the author of several books including Bad Feminist, An Untamed State and the soon-to-be-released Difficult Women and Hunger, is a powerful...

Marvel Just Put A Bulletproof Black Man On Netflix

Zac Thompson | Posted 09.30.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Zac Thompson

The image of a bulletproof black man is one that America needs now more than ever.

Marvel And The Backstreet Boys Might Be Teaming Up Again

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 09.19.2016 | Entertainment

The greatest fast food kids toy ever came from a Backstreet Boys partnership with Marvel, where Stan Lee turned the boy band into superheroes. For a l...

This Deleted 'Civil War' Scene Is Why Black Widow Needs Her Own Movie

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 08.31.2016 | Entertainment

Marvel: Who’s excited for “Doctor Strange”? Us: Where’s the Black Widow movie? Marvel: We’ve cast a new Spider-Man to launch his own franch...

Q&A With Allen Bellman -- Timely/Marvel Legendary Artist

Chuck Mirarchi | Posted 08.19.2016 | Entertainment
Chuck Mirarchi

It was natural. A feeling I had within as a young child of 6 or 7. I would draw on anything that was open. My dad had a bakery and I drew on the paper bags. I guess I created the first commercial bag!

It Would Take An ‘Avengers 7’ To Get Natalie Portman Back With Marvel

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 08.18.2016 | Entertainment

By Odin’s beard! After two “Thor” movies, Natalie Portman says she’s done with the Marvel Cinematic Universe ― and wouldn’t you be, too? C...

'Luke Cage' Trailer Proves He's The Badass Of The Marvel Family

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 08.09.2016 | Entertainment

Comics fans, prepare yourselves. Marvel’s “Luke Cage” is almost here. Netflix just released the trailer for the highly anticipated new series ab...

Brie Larson Is Hard At Work Studying For Her Role As Captain Marvel

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 08.15.2016 | Entertainment

Brie Larson does her research. The Oscar-winning actress, who’s set to play Captain Marvel/Carol Danvers on film, shared a photo of herself prepping...

Every Episode of Marvel's Luke Cage Will Be Titled After A Gang Starr Song

Erika Hardison | Posted 07.28.2016 | Black Voices
Erika Hardison

Are you excited about the upcoming Luke Cage series? You should be. With the visibility of Black Lives Matter our perceptions of heroism are no longer limited to straight able-bodied white males and their savior complex.

Why Luke Cage Is The Hero The African American Community Needs

Isaac Rouse | Posted 07.26.2016 | Black Voices
Isaac Rouse

Luke Cage is a 13-episode Marvel Netflix series releasing late September. The show is based off Marvel Comics' African American superhero Power Man (p...

Everyone Lost It When Brie Larson Was Announced As Captain Marvel

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.24.2016 | Entertainment

She’s the captain now. It’s already been rumored, but Marvel made the news official at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday: Brie Larson is your new Ca...

Marvel Levels Up With 'Luke Cage,' 'Iron Fist' And 'Defenders' Trailers

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 07.22.2016 | Entertainment

Today’s a good day to be a Marvel fan. San Diego’s Comic-Con has barely started, but Marvel decided to beat the trailer rush by dropping the first...

Comic-Con: A Community of Creators Not Consumers

Troy Campbell | Posted 07.18.2016 | Entertainment
Troy Campbell

A long time ago on a living room floor, my brother and I wrote sagas with our toys. The characters of our childhood DC-Marvel-Star Wars-Jurassic Park ...

Marvel Finally Revealed Why Spider-Man Quit the Avengers

Inverse | Posted 07.12.2016 | Entertainment

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

The New Iron Man Is A Black Teenaged Girl, And She Slays

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 07.07.2016 | Black Voices

There's a new Iron Man in town, and she's a black girl. Marvel Comics announced today that at the end of the run of their current comic book series "...

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...

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...