SAN DIEGO, CA – In a press conference this morning, local woman Samantha Smith said that her entire week has been “made” by the release of the first trailer for the upcoming film Thor: Ragnarok, by Marvel Entertainment. “This was shaping up to be just another dull week,” Smith said, “but the trailer was released […]
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In this She-Fi podcast, we review Logan. Logan had a very different tone than all other X-men movies. It was a great character study on Wolverine, Professor X, and Laura (a.k.a. X-23), and their relationship dynamics. We discuss whether we think it’s Oscar worthy, and share our sentiments about Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart’s last […]
Like many of our readers, I saw Doctor Strange last week, and really enjoyed it for a number of reasons. Most of them have to do with the fact that Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) is very different, as a superhero protagonist, from what we’ve seen in previous Marvel movies (although to be honest, I really […]
So I’ve been reading Gwenpool, and it’s a lot of fun watching her meet some of her favorite comic book characters. And that got me thinking, if I were suddenly in the Marvel Universe, what would be the top five things I’d want to do? Check out my video to find out!
As you’ve probably seen there’s a lot of talk about Riri Williams, who will be taking over Tony Stark’s mantle in Marvel comics. Unfortunately, there have been objections from some that it’s just Marvel trying to be politically correct. And some people are asking – in a very dismissive way – “Why can’t they just create […]
If you’ve been following the adventures of Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (written by Brandon Montclare and Amy Reeder, artwork by Natacha Bustos), you probably love Lunella Lafayette as much as I do. Marvel’s smartest character is spunky, enthusiastic, and super likable. But Lunella is more than that. She represents the spirit that we want […]
There have been a lot of interesting stories about women in comics and fandom this week. Like this one about little girls dressing up as Rey at Comic Con, and how important that is. Or this one about how sales of Ghostbusters toys are exceeding expectations. To me, the week’s most exciting news is that […]
There are a lot of great things about New York City. The restaurants, the nightlife, the fact that the headquarters of Marvel Comics is there. Which means that those of us who live in the area might get to rub elbows with some Marvel folks once in a while. On Tuesday night, I was lucky enough to […]
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So you may have heard that Ta Nehisi Coates is writing the new Black Panther comics. This is a fascinating move on Marvel’s part, since Coates is a journalist for The Atlantic, not a comic book writer by trade, and his work usually explores social and political issues. Coates is actually a great fit for Black […]