Marvel May Finally Be Giving Fans a Leading Gay Movie Hero
He's swoll, lives for centuries, and here to take on Hollywood's erasure of queer superheroes.
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Watch Stan Lee's Heartfelt Final Message to His Fans
"I love my fans. I cannot tell you how much I love my fans."
‘Black Panther’ Is Going to Be an Important Movie
Because black people have never seen anything like it before.
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Ta-Nehisi Coates on ‘Black Panther’ and Creating a Comic That Reflects the Black Experience
We spoke to the acclaimed journalist and author about how he made 'Black Panther' into a searing reflection of the world today.
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Punk, Politics, and Paranoia: '2000AD' Is Still Britain's Most Subversive Comic
The comic that brought us Judge Dredd is still going strong after nearly 40 years.
Why Ant-Man Should Have Been Black
In the new Marvel film, the hero's central power isn't shrinking. It's whiteness.
What Marvel's Push Toward Superhero Diversity Really Means
The Marvel universe is changing in inclusive ways, including a female Wolverine and an all-female Avengers. Is this a cynical bid for sales and attention, or something more?
The Superheroes of Ouagadougou
Alexander Eudier looks at the West's benevolence towards Africa by photographing people dressed up as Marvel characters.
I Spent 29 Hours Watching Marvel Movies in a Pennsylvania Megaplex
I sat through more than a day's worth of big-screen explosions and super-fandom at the Ultimate Marvel Marathon in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
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The Hidden Language of Comic Book Writers
Comic book lingo has gone mainstream, but there are still terms—like "red skies event"—that make no sense outside of the comic world. Writer Fred Van Lente explains what they mean.
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Jason Biggs Tweeted Something Stupid About the Malaysia Airlines Disaster
The star of <i>American Pie</i> said something dumb again. Only this time, it was about almost 300 people dying horribly. Whoops.