Black Panther, as an idea, has persisted in our imaginations for well over a year. More than just dominating conversations, the film’s mere existence, its possibilities, and its rare cast of gifted dark-skinned black people, allowed us to fantasize. The Marvel world of Wakanda, though it’s been around for over 50…
If you followed Jessica Jones during her appearance in Netflix’s The Defenders, you may be concerned about where this hero is heading. Heavy drinking and general apathy are relatable but not narratively compelling in the long term. It’s a relief that for Season 2, it looks like Jones is finally dealing with her shit.
Chloe Bennet, Chinese-American star of ABC’s Marvel show Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., recently shared her appreciation of Ed Skrein’s highly publicized decision to back out of the upcoming Hellboy reboot because, as a white man, he felt that playing a character of “mixed Asian heritage” would be disrespectful. But after…
After making us wait for literally years in feverish anticipation, Marvel’s finally released the first Black Panther teaser trailer and it’s every bit as intense as you were hoping it would be.
America Chavez, Marvel’s first queer woman of color to ever star in her own ongoing comic book, closed out the inaugural issue of America by traveling back in time to World War II, pushing Captain America out of the way, and punching Hitler in the face.
Marvel Comics suffered from declining sales in 2016, which could be driven by any number of potential factors. But in an interview with the trade magazine ICv2, the company’s Vice President of Sales, David Gabriel, identified one potential culprit: The increase of female characters:
Folks, I’ll keep this brief-ish because it doesn’t deserve too much of anyone’s time. There have been rumblings on the internet (that’s code for “I saw at least one blog and/or tweet about this”) that we should be wondering whether Wolverine (aka Logan), a super strong and frequently brooding mutant character from…
Marvel’s released the latest teaser trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and it’s got so much Baby Groot, it’s almost too cute to handle.
One hammer-wielding Norse deity was dearly missed in Captain America: Civil War, and many of us wondered why he was otherwise engaged. Now, thank goodness, we have our answer from Thor himself.
Things didn’t work out for Luke Cage and Jessica Jones, so Cage has moved uptown. Like many comic book super heroes before him, he’s here to clean up the neighborhood.
In a cool twist, Marvel’s Iron Man comic series will see Tony Starks’ character replaced with a black girl named Riri Williams.
The fact that Peggy Carter becoming Captain America is just for a Marvel mobile game tie-in and not, say, an ongoing comic book series that lasts 10 years is breaking my heart as much as it’s making me want to triumphantly wave the stars and stripes, and I’m not even American.
One of the latest Marvel casting rumors making the rounds is that Michael Barbieri’s Spider-Man: Homecoming character is based on Ganke Lee, who, in the comics, is the best friend of Miles Morales. Not regular Spider-Man, better known as Peter Parker. In the comics, Ganke Lee is a pudgy Korean-American who looks like…
Donald Glover is the latest actor to sign on for Marvel’s Spider-Man: Homecoming, alongside Tom Holland, Marisa Tomei, Robert Downey, Jr. and Zendaya. Sorry, he’s not playing Spider-Man, though.
Captain Marvel has been one of the most-discussed roles in some time. Not just because she’s a great character, but because she’ll be the first female Marvel superhero to have a solo movie. Fans have tossed around dozens of names for the role, and now a true front runner has emerged: Oscar winner Brie Larson.
Marvel is vaguely on our radar because it produces 90 percent of movies, many of which I have watched and enjoyed! Now it is more on our radar because we exist inside its universe.
As of September, a deal Netflix cut with Disney back in 2012 takes effect, meaning the service gets the latest movies from not just Walt Disney Animation, but Marvel, Pixar, and Lucasfilm too.
An early script for Iron Man 3 was trashed because it had the nerve to feature a female villain, a Marvel director revealed.
Some personal news to share: Marvel’s Black Panther has added another major star to its cast—a star who is also known as my boyfriend. Michael B. Jordan, my boyfriend, is re-teaming with director Ryan Coogler, after they worked together on last year’s Creed.
Lupita Nyong’o will likely land a lead role alongside Chadwick Boseman in Marvel’s first black superhero movie, Black Panther.