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Peter Parker Meets New Friends and New Foes in the New Spider-Man Video Game Trailer

Yet another major villain is making their way into the life of Peter Parker in the already villain-packed upcoming Spider-Man PS4 video game. But it turns out Spidey’s ready to fight back against the oncoming rogues—in the form of a new pal named Miles Morales.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Marvel’s New Sentry Is a Sobering Reflection on the Golden Age of Wish Fulfillment Comics

The Sentry was never been a particularly original superhero. He’s more or less Marvel’s answer to Superman with a healthy dose of Moon Knight’s madness thrown in for good measure. The character’s new solo series, though, is doing something much more interesting than you’d expect.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Ant-Man And The Wasp’s Peyton Reed on working with Marvel and that Fantastic Four film he never made

Peyton Reed has a reputation for smart and savvy directing, delivering witty, frothy fun in films like Bring It On, Down With Love, and that movie where Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston break up, The Break-Up. It seemed like a thankless task when he was brought on by Marvel in 2014 to take over directing […]

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The Parents’ Essential Guide to Marvel Movies

I don’t know if you’ve heard about this underground trend, but apparently, movies about superheroes from the Marvel universe have become very popular. So many of these features have been released that parents with jobs/lives often can’t keep the 18 movies (as I write) in the Marvel Cinematic Universe* straight.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Captain America Is a Timely Story About Steve Rogers and the Country We Live In

Captain America is not just a superhero or the Avengers’ on-again, off-again leader. He’s a symbol, both in Marvel’s comics and here in the real world, for all of the potential the US has to be an agent of justice and change in the larger world. io9 recently spoke with writer Ta-Nehisi Coates about the […]

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Introducing the Marvel Curriculum: A look at film history via the MCU

One of the biggest criticisms leveled against the Marvel Cinematic Universe is that the films are too similar—that they, for example, too frequently end with the hero battling some (usually) forgettable supervillain or army in an orgy of CGI destruction. There’s some validity to this, but it overlooks how varied these…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The Secret Beauty of Marvel’s What If Comics

Mainstream superhero continuities encourage readers to remember every step of every journey a character has taken. Marvel’s What If series was one of the first to capitalize on fans’ obsessive attention as a jumping-off point, resulting in stories that ran down wildly unpredictable paths.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Blade paved the way for the Marvel blockbusters of the new millennium

Stan Lee always wanted to make movies. In the ’60s and ’70s, the comic book writer helped to create dozens of characters, and he also laid the groundwork for hundreds more to come into existence. He’d always had the idea that these characters belonged in movies. By 1981, he’d moved away from Marvel’s New York […]

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A Quick Guide to the Sinister Six, the Villainous Team-Up Menacing Spider-Man’s New Video Game

Last night at the E3 gaming expo, Sony and Insomniac Games gave us another amazing look at the PS4 Spider-Man game dropping this September, introducing us to a few of Peter Parker’s worst enemies… six of them, in fact. In the comics, six is a rather unlucky number for Spidey, because it’s the size of […]

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Marvel Comics Does Its Most Exciting Work in Alternate Universes

With its most recent Secret Wars event, Marvel destroyed most of its parallel universes where some of the most interesting stories were set. These “elseworlds” stories (those that take place outside of a publisher’s regular canon) reimagined classic characters like the X-Men and the Avengers as versions of themselves… Read more…

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An Official Look At The Vans x Marvel Avengers Collection

After giving you a first look at the Vans x Marvel Avengers Collection last week, today we get an official look at the super hero-filled collection. Sharing a rich heritage rooted in creative expression and empowerment, Vans and Marvel join forces once again to launch their largest collaboration to date. Celebrating the “Off The Wall” Super […]

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Marvel Can’t Stop Doing Weird Crossovers With the DC Universe

Outside of that one incredible moment in the ‘90s in which their universes were literally smushed together, DC and Marvel usually keep their houses in order and well away from each other. But recently, Marvel has been making some sneaky little trips into the reality of its fellow comics publisher.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The New Ant-Man and the Wasp Trailer Is the Perfect Infinity War Antidote

Still reeling over Avengers: Infinity War? If so, Marvel has just released the trailer for the next movie in their Marvel Cinematic Universe, Ant-Man and the Wasp. Filled with plenty of energy and comedy, it’s sure to remind you of just how fun these movies can be.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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It’s Amazing That Marvel and DC’s Classic X-Men and Teen Titans Crossover Ever Happened

Thirty-six years ago, the two hottest superhero teams in comics met in an epic-scale single-issue story that paired the New Teen Titans and Uncanny X-Men against each other and major villains from rival universes. It’s the kind of project that seems like a miracle for even existing.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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