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Jack Kirby

Is The Gifted FOX’s Answer to ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.?

In geek film and television media, specifically live-action programs based on graphic novels or superhero comic books, if you prefer, we are living in a Platinum Age. With extraordinary special effects and A-list acting talent, not to mention great writing,… Continue Reading →

Justice League: The Rise of Justice, Heroes and DC has Begun!

There are Justice League spoilers ahead. I’m giving you fair warning right now: There will be spoilers. I’ve tried writing this as spoiler free as possible, but some elements are going to crop up. So, if you’re afraid that one… Continue Reading →

Thor: Ragnarok — An Epic Matching the Comics

Thor: Ragnarok brings an epic and comedic side of Thor and the Hulk that has been hinted at, yet not fully explored, with these characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Each lighthearted moment looks to be balanced with an over-the-top… Continue Reading →

Ragnarok Brings Thor a Lighthearted Adventure With Serious Repercussions

Per Matt Who knew the God of Thunder could actually smile, laugh and seemingly have a good time? Thor: Ragnarok proves it’s actually possible, creating a lighthearted adventure that will give Guardians of the Galaxy a run for its money as… Continue Reading →

Marvel’s Misstep: The Inhumans

Last week, Marvel Television expanded its superhero roster with the release of Marvel’s Inhumans. The series premiere aired on Friday night, which is generally regarded as TV’s wasteland, where ratings go to die. So, why did Marvel adapt this family drama, which is… Continue Reading →

Inhumans: Comic Connections to the Latest Marvel TV Series

The Inhumans are coming to the Marvel Cinematic Universe this fall, as part of a new eight-episode television series on ABC. The latest edition to the MCU had a complicated journey, as it made its way from the comic book… Continue Reading →

Defenders Season 2: I Vote for Villains with Animal Names

Heroes are only as good as their villains, so I’m hoping for some better villains for the second season of The Defenders.

Stan Lee Makes a Wizardly Appearance in Nashville

Per Matt When the name Stan Lee is mentioned, a variety of pop-culture references come to mind. For millennials, he’s the older gentleman making cameo appearances within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. For the older crowd, he might be remembered from… Continue Reading →

Black Panther Refers to a Black Panther — Somehow People Are Offended

If there were an international ranking for time spent being offended about things, the U.S. would lead with about the same margin we have on our defense spending.

Wonder Woman and the Culture of the Female Superhero

When you think of the typical comic book reader, you probably imagine young white males. Many of comic books’ greatest creative minds have demographically been white men, as well. Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Frank Miller and Alan Moore are all… Continue Reading →

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