• The Feminization of Bucky Barnes

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    In case you haven’t noticed, women really like the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Bucky Barnes. Surprisingly, the direct question of “why?” does not seem to have been asked, which suggests that the question of “what women want” isn’t actually something men are that interested in after all. However, after discussing this with other women and analyzing

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

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    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: Toy Companies, Lady Villains, and the MCU’s TV Problem

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    It’s Monday, which means it’s another Mighty Marvel Monday. We start off this week with a round up of the Marvel-icious content published on WWAC this past week. First up, Funko Fanatic Wendy Browne interviewed Funko Marketing Manager Hilary Gray about their Marvel Collector Corps boxes. I’m also proud to say that one of my

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  • New Mutants Movie: Where’s the Karma? #whitewashedOUT

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    • May 19, 2016

    Earlier this month, the hashtag #whitewashedOUT blew up on Twitter, exclaiming the lack of roles and representation of Asian people in mainstream Western media. This came after the release of an image of Scarlett Johansson in the Ghost in the Shell live action movie and Tilda Swinton as a white Ancient One in the Doctor Strange

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  • Good Girls Like Gambit

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    First, Fox delayed the planned Channing Tatum Gambit movie; now it looks like it won’t be made at all. Fox seems so impressed by Deadpool‘s monster box office that its interests have shifted: a Deadpool franchise looks like a sure winner, a Channing Tatum-led Gambit solo film like more of risk. But there are enough

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  • Mighty Marvel Monday: Why Ta-Nehisi Coates Gives Me Hope for Comics

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    There’s been a few awesome announcements this week around Marvel, but all anyone is talking about is Black Panther #1 by Ta-Nehisi Coates and Brian Selfreeze, so it probably isn’t a surprise that I’m going to write about it too. This isn’t a review of the comic so much as it is an encomium of

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