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Why Iceman’s Sexuality Suits Marvel Universe
5 years ago

Why Iceman’s Sexuality Suits Marvel Universe

But when that character has been written about for more than half a century and has been the subject of movies, cartoon and countless fantastic adventures, you can be sure …
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What Really Makes a Hero (Hint: It’s Not the Tights)
5 years ago

What Really Makes a Hero (Hint: It’s Not the Tights)

By  •  Opinion

What if Superman didn’t want to be a hero?

He didn’t have to be, you know. He could’ve been a doctor (and saved ever so much money on X-ray machines) …
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CW’s ‘Messengers’ Brings Faith-Based Superheroes to TV
5 years ago

CW’s ‘Messengers’ Brings Faith-Based Superheroes to TV

By  •  TV News

Pain. Suffering. Redemption. Healing. All told through conventional characters and stories.

Today, it’s impossible to pigeonhole the genre. In the last 12 months we’ve seen a screwball Christian comedy (“Moms’ …
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New ‘Avengers’ Trailer Flashes Grit and Humor
5 years ago

New ‘Avengers’ Trailer Flashes Grit and Humor

This time, we’ve got a few jokes to obsess over in between the comic book violence. Aren’t superhero movies meant to be endlessly dark, gritty and serious?

“Avengers: Age of …
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Why Marvel Won’t Ditch Peter Parker Now
5 years ago

Why Marvel Won’t Ditch Peter Parker Now

You’ve just watched Captain America and Iron Man argue over whether superheroes should register with the federal government, or whether these vigilantes should be allowed to maintain their secret identities.


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Female ‘Avengers’ Strikes Blow for Balance, Capitalism
5 years ago

Female ‘Avengers’ Strikes Blow for Balance, Capitalism

While that stereotype may not be fair any more, no one could be blamed for thinking it based on the messages the books are sending. Scantily clad female heroes and …
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