Marvel’s Sana Amanat returns to the White House — that’s good, right?

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Recently Marvel’s Director of Content Development Sana Amanat met the President of the United States during a Women’s History Month event. Evidently she liked the White House so much she returned yesterday for The United State of Women Summit where she appeared on a panel called “REEL Change: Advancing Equity and Opportunity in Media.” This […]

A nation cries out in joy as Donald Glover joins the cast of Spider-Man: Homecoming

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 03:  Donald Glover of Childish Gambino performs at Bud Light stage during 2014 Lollapalooza Day Three at Grant Park on August 3, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Embed from Getty Images Speaking of Spider-Man, a long time ago, an internet-driven write-in campaign to get Community star Donald Glover to player Spider-Man began. The campaign led to a scene in Community where Glover wore Spider-Man pajamas, and later a more substantive role as the voice of Miles Morales, the Ultimate Universe Spider-Man, on the […]

Hollywood Mystery: Someone is trying to take Kevin Feige down a notch or two

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Do you like a mystery? I thought so! Here’s a good one. If you ask anyone around the Hollywood water cooler about who is the envy of tinsel town, most people would say it’s Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige. His handling of the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been little short of genius from a box office perspective, taking obscure properties like Guardians of the Galaxy and making them household names, and boosting even mediocre material like Ant-Man to “Hey that was really fun!” reactions. But is this true?

Louise Simonson’s total awesomeness is noted everywhere — except the end credits of X-Men Apocalypse

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This New York magazine profile of the great Louise Simonson found universal acclaim when it appeared yesterday. Not only is Weezie one of the nice people of the world, but an immensely talented writer/editor whose impact on comics history is undeniable, from co-creating Power Pack to co-creating Cable and Apocalypse and Steel and editing some […]

X-Men Apocalypse of Continuity: Who did what to who and when now?

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I wasn’t expecting much from X-Men Apocalypse when I went to a screening the other night. Our own Kyle ha-ha-hated it, and so did most other reviewers. And, literal truth, I’ve been on a sleep starved schedule this week and in the comfy theater seat and womblike 3d darkness, for about the first hour of […]

When Jack Kirby drew Captain America saluting Adolf Hitler

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Hate and outrage have defeated love and optimism yet again.

On Monday it was suggested that Marvel had a story trick up their sleeve that would steal the spotlight from DC’s ramming-speed publicity blitz for its revamped universe and Rebirth #1.

A shocking!!! plot twist in Captain America Steve Rogers #1 that revealed Steve was really a Hydra agent all along seemed unlikely to unseat a wholesale rewriting of ten years of DC history, along with a shocking Alan Moore related plot twist.

But, today we have a genuine tweet storm and think piece blitz, all wrapped in a bow

Oh hai! Marvel is rebooting too with the return of Marvel Now!

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Here we go again! Marvel has a new direction and it’s charging right at you this faall with an ambitious new slate called MARVEL NOW!

Which they did already four years ago. And it was followed by All-New Marvel Now. And then All New All Different Marvel (ANAD). So, Marvel please check in with Stan and find some new words! Bravura. Gorilla. Defy. There are plenty!

So when you google for a headline this is going to be hard. ON the other hand “Now” is eternal and Marvel is always changing, so maybe it’s a meta suggestion for the eternal flux and evolution of life in the universe.

Report: Shocking new Captain America is not “a clone, imposter, mind control” or someone else (SPOILERS)

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It’s a big week for comics news! While Rebirth has been grabbing a lot of headlines, Marvel has made its own noise with a SHOCKING TWIST FOR A BELOVED CHARACTER. Nothing will be the same ever again!

This spoiler involves Captain America and the comic book CAPTAIN AMERICA STEVE ROGERS #1, on sale today. And here it is!