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Ms. Marvel # 3: Inhumanly Entertaining

Ms. Marvel # 3:  Inhumanly Entertaining

Apr 22, 2014

Ms. Marvel # 3 continues the narrative of the new Ms. Marvel, Kamala: a Jersey native, Pakistani-American teenage girl with newly discovered inhuman superpowers, thanks to the terrigen bomb which dropped in Marvel’s Infinity event. Kamala must now reexamine her place in a greater American culture while deciding what to do with her powers, providing a unique perspective in Marvel continuity.

Wait, Who Is That?: A Comic Book Geek Explains Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Wait, Who Is That?: A Comic Book Geek Explains Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Apr 13, 2014

This article contains spoilers for Captain America: The Winter Soldier. The one aspect of the recent spate of Marvel films that really has endeared them to comic book fans is how wholeheartedly they embrace their comic book-ness. The Christopher Nolan Batman films, the previous gold standard for superhero entertainment, seem almost embarrassed by their comic...

What is the Best Part of Captain America: The Winter Soldier?

What is the Best Part of Captain America: The Winter Soldier?

Apr 9, 2014

An introspective look at the intricacies of Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

Wallace and Gromit is a Little Too Punny

Wallace and Gromit is a Little Too Punny

Apr 9, 2014

If you are simply delighted and overused premises and puns, then this book is for you; otherwise, I would avoid it.

Captain America Fights Shades of Gray, but the Audience Wins

Captain America Fights Shades of Gray, but the Audience Wins

Apr 7, 2014

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Genre: Superhero, Action, Thriller Rating: PG-13 Directed by: Joe & Anthony Russo Starring: Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson, Anthony Mackie, Cobie Smulders, Frank Grillo, and Robert Redford Description: Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world and battles a new threat from old...

Batman: The Reason [Video]

Batman: The Reason [Video]

Apr 6, 2014

Bruce Wayne talks to his parents explaining why he has become Batman.