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Sunday, July 6 2014

With 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' the MCU Decisively Breaks with Comics

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


Sunday, December 1 2013

Marvel Studios' Major TV Launch Will Benefit from Staying Close to Its Comics Roots

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.


Reviews

Tuesday, September 30 2014

'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Is a Small Part of a Growing Live-Action Comic Book

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.


Monday, September 29 2014

'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Serves as a Metaphor for Our Time

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


Blogs

Monday, February 9 2015

'Gotham' Is Trying Too Hard for Its 'Winter Soldier' Moment

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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