• Seattle, Superheroes, and Social Justice – Marvel: Universe of Superheroes at MoPOP

    Seattle, Superheroes, and Social Justice – Marvel: Universe of Superheroes at MoPOP1

    Marvel: Universe of Superheroes opened 21 April 2018 and runs through 6 January 2019 at the Museum of Popular Culture (MoPOP) in Seattle, Washington. This special exhibit takes visitors through the 80 year history of Marvel and their Superheroes, with materials assembled from collections and commissioned specifically for the exhibit. The journey into the Marvel

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  • Monthly Marvel Muster: From Generations to Legacy

    Monthly Marvel Muster: From Generations to Legacy0

    Welcome back to Monthly Marvel Muster, my roundup of everything I thought was interesting in Marvel Comics last month! September featured the last dying gasps of Secret Empire, the second round of Generations one-shots, and the much-hyped Marvel Legacy one-shot introducing Marvel’s latest line-wide rebranding.

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  • The Wedding Issue: Jessica Jones and Luke Cage

    The Wedding Issue: Jessica Jones and Luke Cage2

    Aside from “Who would win in a fight?” nothing gets comic fans more heated than the question of whether or not superheroes should marry. In this mini-feature, Bride-to-Be Rebecca Henely and her Maid of Honor Kayleigh Hearn take a trip down memory lane to the most significant times comic companies took the plunge and got

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  • Black Heroism and “The Man” in Luke Cage

    Black Heroism and “The Man” in Luke Cage0

    So now—Luke Cage is a hero. The arc of his heroism passes from the (messy) pilot into the end of the fourth episode, when he announces to the press that his name is Luke Cage. For some reason, I suppose. On the one hand, the rationale for his involvement with Cottonmouth is quite clear: Cottonmouth

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  • Previously on Comics: Comic Cons, a Zine About Saris

    Previously on Comics: Comic Cons, a Zine About Saris0

    It’s almost autumn here in the northern hemisphere, and that means that comic con season is almost over. WWACers are already planning what conventions and festivals they’ll make it to next year, but let’s take a look at a few recent events. Comic Con Corner Las Cruces Comic Con cosplayers turn out, including the Society

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  • News & Things: MARVELous Edition0

    • November 7, 2013

    Welcome back to News & Things! We have a new Ms. Marvel! Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, and the Defenders are getting new live action shows! Thor and Loki’s bromance! And more! Read of the Week So what does a gal have to do to get into The Comics Journal anyway? Heidi MacDonald breaks it down.

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