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What People Are Saying About Marvel Characters

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 07.13.2012 | Entertainment

With Comic-Con in full swing -- and "The Amazing Spider-Man" smashing box office predictions -- now seems like a great time to dive into the Marvel fa...

Comics Pride: 50 Comics And Characters That Resonate With LGBT Readers

Comics Alliance | Andrew Wheeler | Posted 07.07.2012 | Gay Voices

We are not the mainstream. That's a truth understood by anyone who identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered or in any other way queer. W...

Movie Review: The Amazing Spider-Man

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.04.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

After three films about Spider-Man guided by Sam Raimi, Webb takes over and takes off. The director of (500) Days of Summer uses all the visual and digital tools at his disposal, just as Raimi did -- except the tools are slicker, glossier, more digitally seamless than those long ago days of 2002.

The First Animated Disney/Marvel Film?

Posted 06.30.2012 | Entertainment

Marvel's "Big Hero 6" is heading to the big screen. According to EW, Disney Animation is at work on the animated film about a Japanese super team. ...

The Story of VertCon: A Comic Convention Put Together by a 17-Year-Old Kid

Dave Scheidt | Posted 08.27.2012 | Chicago
Dave Scheidt

What's amazing about the comic book scene is that we support our friends and colleagues and encourage each other and keep each other on our toes.

EXCLUSIVE: First Look At Marvel's New Comic

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.13.2012 | Entertainment

It's a good day to be a Marvel and/or Cirque du Soleil fan: The famed comic book house is debuting an all-new series based on the circus' widely laude...

'Thor 2' Cast Shake-Up

Posted 06.09.2012 | Entertainment

The Warriors Three will look a little different in "Thor 2." According to EW, "Once Upon a Time" star Josh Dallas will not reprise the role of Fandral...

Musicians Union Pickets Marvel Over Runaway Avengers Score

Jonathan Handel | Posted 08.01.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Handel

Blasting Marvel Studios as "unfair" for scoring megahit The Avengers non-union in Europe, members and leaders of the American Federation of Musician...

All Ages Comics Are for Everyone, Not Just Kids

Dave Scheidt | Posted 08.01.2012 | Chicago
Dave Scheidt

Comic books are not for kids. They are not for "geeks" and certainly are not for girls. They're for everyone. One of the most important things to happen in comics in the past few years has been the rise of all-ages books.

Anti-Gay Group Slams Gay Comic Book Superheroes

Posted 05.25.2012 | Gay Voices

There's seemingly no end to One Million Moms' anti-gay wrath, as the notoriously right-wing group is now condemning both DC Comics and Marvel Superher...

An Occupy Wall Street-eyed Review of The Avengers Movie and the Future of Movies

Rob Kall | Posted 07.23.2012 | Entertainment
Rob Kall

I had to go see the movie, The Avengers. But the past year's Occupy Wall Street experience gave me new eyes and it brought me to an epiphany. Superheroes serve the 1%. They serve the top down powers that are waging a massive war with the 99% -- we on the bottom.

PHOTOS: Marvel Comics Create Superhero For Hearing-Impaired Boy

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 05.23.2012 | Good News

Anthony Smith, a 4-year-old hearing-impaired New Hampshire boy, was confident superheroes didn't wear hearing aids. So when his mother, Christina D...

Marvel Comics Announces First Gay Wedding!

AP | MATT MOORE | Posted 07.22.2012 | Weddings

PHILADELPHIA — Wedding bells will ring this summer for Marvel Comics' first openly gay hero, super speedster Northstar, and his longtime boyfrie...

How Much Would An 'Avengers'-Like Destruction Cost The City?

Posted 05.11.2012 | New York

From the catastrophic meteor shower in "Armageddon" to the city-swallowing fire in "Independence Day," destroying New York is good for business for a...

Lucas Kavner

Marvel Moves Further Toward Digital Comics

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 05.10.2012 | Home

It's been quite a month for Marvel Comics. Last weekend, they watched their beloved "Avengers" franchise provide the biggest opening weekend for a fil...

Joss Whedon On His 'Insanely Massive Ego'

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 05.08.2012 | Entertainment

Audiences assembled in record-breaking numbers to see "Marvel's The Avengers" in theaters last weekend, and while some might see this as evidence of w...

Zaki's Review: Marvel's The Avengers

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.04.2012 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

The Avengers shatters the last barrier separating the printed page and the celluloid image, fully wresting the superhero genre away from the medium that birthed it.

ReThink Review: The Avengers - Assemble and Be Amazed

Jonathan Kim | Posted 07.04.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

With so much at stake, the studio instinct would be to make The Avengers as big, stupid, and loud as possible. This is called "broadening the appeal," which is a polite term for dumbing a movie down.

SMASH: 'The Avengers' Sets Midnight Box Office Record For Superhero Movies

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.04.2012 | Entertainment

"Marvel's The Avengers" is the biggest superhero movie of all time. At least in one regard. According to figures just released by Disney, "The Aven...

Movie Review: The Avengers

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.04.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Avengers is veined with wit, even as it offers exactly the kind of action that fanboys and normal movie-goers alike want out of something like this.

Review: The Avengers Delivers!

Bryan Young | Posted 07.02.2012 | Entertainment
Bryan Young

The Avengers is going to be the biggest movie of the summer. There's really no question about that.

Crystal Bell

Is 'The Avengers' Symbolic Of America?

HuffingtonPost.com | Crystal Bell | Posted 04.30.2012 | Entertainment

Since his creation in 1941, Captain America has represented everything we want our superheroes to be: brave, generous and seemingly indestructible. Ho...

Lucy Blodgett

Stan Lee: 'I’ve Never Stopped Feeling Like A Kid'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 04.28.2012 | Los Angeles

Stan Lee is not only the co-creater of Spider-Man, The Fantastic Four, The Incredible Hulk, X-Men and Iron Man (to name a few), but he is also a true ...

Universal Soldiers: Conversations With Donovan and Tommy Roe

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.05.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"The Beatles and I went to India for ourselves at first because fame had become extraordinarily overwhelming. We turned to ourselves in a way by going to the ashram, learning about ourselves, de-stressing our incredible nervous systems that had been shocked by enormous fame."

Marvel Characters Coming To Disney Parks

Posted 03.20.2012 | Travel

Mickey and Minnie might soon be getting new friends at Disney parks. The Walt Disney Co. President and CEO Bob Iger announced early plans to add Marve...