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Marvel Mutates Source Material Into a Gifted TV Series

When a television pilot introduces a new series with characters who are, “a couple of freaks, same as you,” I immediately perked up. The Gifted had my full attention. Maybe this wasn’t going to be the generic teeny bopper-outsiders soap opera… 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 →

The Terror Lives!

I binged Amazon Prime’s newest series, The Tick, last night and, as a long-time fan of the nigh-invulnerable hero, I have to say that I was thoroughly impressed.

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 →

Together, The Defenders Have Some of Their Strengths and Some of Their Weaknesses

The Defenders is Marvel’s Netflix-level answer to The Avengers. It’s your first chance to see the headliners of four separate Netflix series (Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist) come together for the first time. Elements of all five previous entries (Daredevil has had two… Continue Reading →

Teaming Up For a Call to Adventure

With the saturation of the superhero genre in popular culture, it was only a matter of time before Rick and Morty got in on the action.

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.

Previewing Heroes & Villains Fan Fest Nashville 2017

Nashville gets super as Heroes & Villains Fan Fest visits the Music City Center this weekend.

Homecoming Is King

You’re going to read a lot of reviews praising the near-perfection of Spider-Man: Homecoming. It is phenomenal, fun, inspiring, and just what we needed at this stage of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s progression. It is the best Spider-Man film so… Continue Reading →

What Cosplay was Trending at MegaCon ’17

Wondering what all the other cosplayers will be dressed as at conventions this summer? Curious as to which superhero or anime outfits are in vogue? I’ll report on what I witnessed at MegaCon so you don’t go to your next… Continue Reading →

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