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Miles Morales Is The New Spider-Man: Diversity Matters

Marvel Comics just announced that the youthful, more recently created African-American and Puerto Rican character, Miles Morales, will be the one true Spider-Man. To simplify, rather than simply being “a” Spider-Man in some sort of alternate reality, Miles Morales will be “THE” Spider-Man in the cannon Marvel Universe going forward. From now...

Chiwetel Ejiofor To Be Magic Negro In Doctor Strange

Chiwetel Ejiofor, the Academy Award nominated actor from 12 Years A Slave who is so good he is sure to win an Oscar for a considerably worse film to make up for the snub, has been confirmed by Deadline to play opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in the upcoming Doctor Strange.   Marvel’s Mission Marvel Studios has...

Geek Fatigue in the Age of Ultron

Today’s media landscape is quite a bit different than it was 10 years ago. Roller coasters were replaced by movies. Movies have been replaced by TV. TV has been replaced by streaming services like Netflix and internet video channels like YouTube and Twitch. And sometime while the water cooler was...

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Spider-Man is Bad For Marvel’s Brand

  Sony and Marvel have worked out their differences and announced a joint deal where both studios will share Spidey and officially make him a part of the larger Marvel Cinematic Universe. While there is a lot of excitement in seeing Spider-Man share space with Iron Man, Captain America, Thor...

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Is the New Thor A Woman?

The announcement was made first on The View (that’s right), then confirmed by Marvel Comics that there will be an ALL NEW THOR taking over for Thor Classic after he was deemed unworthy of wielding his hammer Mjolnir, only this Thor will have “super powered boobies” (way to keep it...