Articles tagged avengers

It’s a Political World in ‘Korvac Saga #2’

As I'm reading this issue of Korvac Saga I keep hearing Bob Dylan's Oh Mercy album playing in my head. Like a soundtrack.

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Minimized Melodrama in ‘Uncanny Avengers #5’

Ending with neither a bang nor a whimper.

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‘A-Force #1’ Is Gender-Neutral Awesome

How to make an all-female team of heroes awesome for all genders.

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7 May 2015 // 11:10 AM

Joss Whedon Talks ‘Avengers’ and Black Widow

Joss Whedon has come under fire in some feminist circles for his vision of Black Widow as a vulnerable agent entangled in a budding romance with the Hulk.

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Inferior Superiority in Marvel’s ‘Superior Iron Man #8’

A high-tech concept downgrades to a low-tech, but serviceable narrative.

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Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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The Superhero Film Bubble Continues to Grow With ‘The Avengers - Age of Ultron’

As deft in its dialogue as it is predictable with its action sequences, Age of Ultron is a frustrating experience, forever hinting at depths that it can’t be bothered to explore.

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A Response to Avengers: Age of Ultron, in Triptych

Even after Daredevil, especially after Daredevil, Avengers: Age of Ultron might be the finest realization of the Marvel Universe on screen.

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Title Fight, Majority Opinion: “Thor #1”

It's only very, very rarely that we come across issues of such great importance, that present us with such divergent opinions.

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2 Sep 2011 // 2:59 AM

Is It Just Us?

Imagine a weird ending to Back to the Future where Doc Brown never shows up and Marty McFly convinces himself it was all just a dream. The sequel is just Marty living an everyday life. Now ask yourself what are your expectations of the DC reboot.

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Who Is Henry Pym, and Why Are They Saying Such Terrible Things About Him?

Dan Slott has redeemed the founding Avenger and leader of the "Mighty" team, deftly and expertly removing him from the ghetto of mischaracterized misanthropic anti-heroes just in time for the Heroic Age.

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//Mixed media

Ruby Amanfu Stirs the Heart at Rockwood (Photos) + "Shadow on the Wall" Video

// Notes from the Road

"Ruby Amanfu possess a beautiful, smokey voice that can elicit tears. Watch her video for "Shadow on the Wall" and catch her on tour.

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