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SAG-AFTRA strike took the celebrity out of New York Comic-Con

After 17 years of Comic-Con, this year felt strange yet welcome.

On Oct 16, 2023 by Steven Asarch

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Why ‘Across the Spider-Verse’ is bad news for ‘The Flash’ and the MCU

Every superhero movie right now is about the multiverse—but 'Spider-Verse' is the only franchise offering fresh ideas.

On Jun 5, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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This Disney shake-up could mean big changes for Marvel Comics

After laying off chairman Ike Perlmutter, Marvel's comics division will be 'folded into' Disney.

On Mar 30, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Netflix’s ‘Sandman’ struggles to recreate the creepy, immersive atmosphere of the comics

While 'Sandman' successfully adapts some beloved standalone arcs, Tom Sturridge's Morpheus just isn't very impressive.

On Aug 5, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Why these Instagram ‘Momlife’ comics are suddenly so controversial

'Momlife' highlights the unbalanced workload between moms and dads, and it's all over Twitter.

On Aug 1, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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What is ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ actually about?

Unlike the smart political subtext of 'Thor: Ragnarok,' this movie doesn't know what it's trying to say.

On Jul 13, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Marvel writer apologizes for tone-deaf Miles Morales comic, facing criticism for racist stereotypes

Reimagining Miles Morales as Thor, this comic was criticized for its cringey hip-hop references and racist undertones.

On Jun 23, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Marvel I’m begging you to give VFX artists enough time to do their jobs’: Fans call out ‘She-Hulk’ trailer for bad CGI

'Using word 'Hulk' to describe this She-Hulk design is pretty generous.'

On May 18, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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The 2 Marvel comics you need to read after ‘Doctor Strange’

This epic Avengers storyline is all about multiverse incursions—and it's one of Marvel's greatest crossover events.

On May 11, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Did Disney’s ‘Moon Knight’ erase this gay character from the comics?

Moon Knight's gay sidekick Frenchie Duchamp is reduced to a tiny reference in the show's first episode.

On Mar 30, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘I’ve shown my face once. I will never make that mistake again’: Animator behind the Ice Cream Sandwich YouTube channel shares his advice to aspiring creators 

‘No one is churning through your content with a fine-toothed comb.’

On Mar 24, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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HBO Max’s ‘DMZ’ is a disappointing adaptation of an epic dystopian comic

This miniseries squanders its acclaimed source material, despite its big names.

On Mar 23, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Review: ‘The Batman’ is barely a reboot

Robert Pattinson stars in this mature new 'Batman' film; a detective story inspired by classic 1970s crime thrillers.

On Feb 28, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘STFU and wait for the film!’: ‘Batgirl’ director responds to Leslie Grace costume backlash

Some fans aren't happy with Batgirl's purple catsuit in her upcoming solo movie.

On Jan 17, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Why Ms. Marvel fans are mad about Kamala Khan’s new powers on Disney+

The new show appears to change Kamala Khan's powers—and therefore her origin story.

On Nov 23, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw