Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
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With 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' the MCU Decisively Breaks with Comics | 6 Jul 2014 // 9:30 PM

Marvel owns characters and its profits come from comics sales, film tickets, lunch boxes, etc. As such, character identification fluctuates easily between media.

Marvel Studios' Major TV Launch Will Benefit from Staying Close to Its Comics Roots | 1 Dec 2013 // 9:30 PM

While Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. may stem directly from The Avengers film franchise, like those movies, the show also has comics in its DNA.

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'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Is a Small Part of a Growing Live-Action Comic Book | 30 Sep 2014 // 2:00 AM

Marvel is making their own live-action comic series, and while you don’t necessarily need to collect all the pieces to enjoy the story, there’s a much bigger payoff if you do.

'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Serves as a Metaphor for Our Time | 29 Sep 2014 // 2:30 AM

Like Star Trek, this looks back as it looks forward, situating our present in an alternative world that reflects our story today.

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'Gotham' Is Trying Too Hard for Its 'Winter Soldier' Moment | 9 Feb 2015 // 5:55 AM

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. struck gold with its "Winter Soldier Moment", but Gotham is fooling itself if it thinks it can merely replicate that show's success.

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