• The Sharon Carter Problem: How Marvel Keeps Failing Female Characters

    The Sharon Carter Problem: How Marvel Keeps Failing Female Characters14

    Marvel movies are, by and large, not romances. And that’s okay. When I go to the theater to see a superhero movie, I don’t need to see anyone falling in love. If a romance can be played well within the confines of a rich and compelling superhero story, I’m not going to complain—I’m a sucker

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  • Mighty Marvel Monday: Marvel is Bad at Math

    Mighty Marvel Monday: Marvel is Bad at Math0

    It’s Memorial Day here in the United States, and that’s important context for Marvel’s latest SNAFU. And so even though there are other Marvel things to talk about, like X-Men: Apocalypse, which just came out, and #GiveCaptainAmericaABoyfriend, which has produced both amusing and important discussion and fanart, I need to take today to write about

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  • Mighty Marvel Monday: Civil War, Spider-Man, and Press Tour Round-Up

    Mighty Marvel Monday: Civil War, Spider-Man, and Press Tour Round-Up0

    • May 9, 2016

    Captain America: Civil War finally had its North American release and my review embargo is over. So today, I’m giving you all the reviews and related goodies. First up–this fantastic article on WWAC about Natasha Stark from Marvel comics. In this universe, Steve and Tony (Natasha) were in love, and so Civil War didn’t happen.

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