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Guardians of the Galaxy: From the Marvel Universe to the Marvel Milky Way
Guardians of the Galaxy promises to show us more than any movie has to date of the Marvel Universe and to give us, for the first time, some genuine cosmic-superheroes-in-space excitement. [1.Aug.14]
Secret Origin of the Superhero: On Philip Wylies Gladiator
If you have ever wondered what a superhero novel written by Ernest Hemingway would have been like, then Gladiator is your answer. [31.Jul.14]
The One You See Coming: Moon Knight #5
Moon Knight #5 is a testament to the surrealization (not a word, do not use as one) of violence. [30.Jul.14]
Immigrants and Aliens: Superman #33
Superman is not an alien. He is an immigrant. There is a difference. [29.Jul.14]
Philadelphia Cartoonist Box Brown Explores the Man Who Lived the Myth of Andre the Giant
In telling his story in such an accessible and sympathetic way, Box Brown helps even non-wrestling fans understand what made Andre "the Giant" Roussimoff so unforgettable. [29.Jul.14]
Reviews
Moon Knight #5 is a testament to the surrealization (not a word, do not use as one) of violence. [30.Jul.14]
Superman is not an alien. He is an immigrant. There is a difference. [29.Jul.14]
Ororo Munroe is considered a goddess by many, but it's how she earns that title that makes her divine. [28.Jul.14]
This isn't a perfect Hulk story. It doesn't break new ground or raise important issues. But, frankly, who cares? It's fun. [22.Jul.14]
Having a clear destination isn't the same as being on the right path towards it. [21.Jul.14]
There are no futuristic weapons or strange beasts in Tarzan: In the City of Gold. With Tarzan, it's just the specter of colonialism and dated views on race. [17.Jul.14]
Revelations are often messy and chaotic, but this is one case where the impact is as seamless as it is profound. [16.Jul.14]
Overly elaborate plots rarely justify their complexity. But there are exceptions. [15.Jul.14]
News
By Gina McIntyre
BURBANK, Calif. — About midway through Marvel’s new interstellar adventure “Guardians of the Galaxy,” David Bowie’s “Moonage Daydream” plays over a shot… [29.Jul.14]
Features
Guardians of the Galaxy promises to show us more than any movie has to date of the Marvel Universe and to give us, for the first time, some genuine cosmic-superheroes-in-space excitement. [01.Aug.14]
If you have ever wondered what a superhero novel written by Ernest Hemingway would have been like, then Gladiator is your answer. [31.Jul.14]
In telling his story in such an accessible and sympathetic way, Box Brown helps even non-wrestling fans understand what made Andre "the Giant" Roussimoff so unforgettable. [28.Jul.14]
OK, I’m going to sound a little G.O.P., but ComicCon is a public good and must be defended. And you’d never guess from what… [24.Jul.14]
Columns
Worlds in Panels
The best creators will find ways to make the best use of whatever medium they are working in. [27.Jul.14]
Worlds in Panels
Marvel owns characters and its profits come from comics sales, film tickets, lunch boxes, etc. As such, character identification fluctuates easily between media. [06.Jul.14]
The Next Reel
Suddenly, movies from all walks of the Marvel Universe began to rage against the big screen with three distinct universes vying for control of box office gold. [15.Jun.14]
The Next Reel
The story is far from over for The Fantastic Four and Spider-Man, but what of the Marvel Cinematic Universe? What of the incredible saga of all of those also-ran comic book films? [08.Jun.14]
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