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Marvel’s Runaways Drops Today on Hulu. Here’s Why I’m Excited!

Runaways is one of my favorite Marvel comics (I have a weakness for teen superhero teams, what can I say?), and I'm so excited to start keeping up with Marvel's Runaways on Hulu! There are a couple of reasons in particular that I'm excited that go beyond me loving the source material.

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Exclusive Preview: Thor Vs. Hulk: Champions of the Universe #6, Feat. a Valkyrie-Esque New Character

Meet the Promotor, Marvel's newest female character who seems just a bit inspired by Tessa Thompson's genius performance as Valkyrie in Thor: Ragnarok.

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The Black Panther Posters Are Here and They Are Everything

Ever since Black Panther was announced in Captain America: Civil War I have been salivating waiting for T'Challa to get his own feature film, when the trailer dropped and that Run the Jewels track played I knew that this movie was going to deliver. Yesterday, the character posters dropped giving everyone a better look at the cast, their roles, and T'Challa's claws.

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Please Just Take My Money and Give Me All of This Loki-Themed Ladies Wear

In 'Thor: Ragnarok,' Thor's cunning adopted brother Loki plays a big part in the story, much to fans' delight. Long a crowd favorite even when he was the villain in 'The Avengers,' Loki's mercurial loyalties shape him into a character who is always compelling, and a fine foil for the upright Thor. Her Universe has a new line of Loki-inspired clothes that are absolutely gorgeous, and I really am going to need someone to take my credit card away from me.

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That’s It, Star Wars, Mandalorian Sabine Wren Needs Her Own Comics

Sabine needs more canvas space for her story.

As we await the debut of Kelly Marie Tran as Rose in The Last Jedi, another onscreen Asian woman heroine needs her due. In Star Wars Rebels, Mandalorian Sabine Wren (voiced by Tiya Sircar) is an Asian-coded heroine in the Star Wars Universe.

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John Leguizamo Right About Representation, Wrong About the Complete Lack of Latinx Comics Heroes

As a Latina, I always feel a special kind of pride whenever I see a Latinx hero pop up on the pages of my favorite comics. Though, to hear John Leguizamo tell it, there are none, which has me a little confused.

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Things We Saw Today: Let’s Revel in All the Beautiful Art of the #SouthAsianArtists Hashtag

This world's a trash fire, so come escape into the beautiful and fantastic art of the #SouthAsianArtists hashtag.

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Marvel Cancels NYCC Event With Northrop Grumman, But This Isn’t Comics’ First Queasy Alliance With the Military-Industrial Complex

After backlash from fans, Marvel has cancelled an all-ages comic promoting the defense contractor Northrop Grumman. However, this partnership is just one piece of comics' long history with the military-industrial complex.

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A NYCC Marvel Retailer Event Turned Ugly, With Complaints About “Freaking Females” and Diversity

At a retailers' breakfast happening adjacent to NYCC, comic retailers had a panel of Marvel editors, writers, and staff on hand to answer their questions. But a normally tame event erupted into bickering and boos, because our never-ending culture wars always seem to find a fresh battlefield.

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DC Comics Is Receiving an Award for Their Depiction of LGBTQIA Characters, but There’s Still a Lot of Work to Do

The Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Entertainment Network (GLSEN) announced that they're awarding this year's Visionary Award to DC Comics, citing the publisher's "commitment to showcasing diverse storylines."

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Things We Saw Today: That Time Harrison Ford Punched Ryan Gosling in the Face

Straight from the Harrison's mouth are some incredible anecdotes about the actor punching Ryan Gosling on the set of Bladerunner 2049.

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Behold: Prehistoric Ghost Rider Astride a Flaming Mammoth

Mike Deodato Jr. really hit a home run with this redesign of Ghost Rider for The Avengers of 1,000,000 B.C.

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This Gorgeous Fanart Shows the Women of Marvel Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before

Illustrator and colorist Michi embarked on an ambitious, four-year project to bring Marvel's superheroines to life in glorious bursts of color and strikingly vivid lines.

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In the Year of Nazi Captain America, A #DoodleforJack Would Remind Us What Jack Kirby Stood For

A new fan campaign is asking Google to honor Jack Kirby, the "King of Comics," with a Google Doodle on what would have been his 100th birthday.

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Marvel Hints at Captain America’s Redemption and I Literally Could Not Care Less

Oh my God, I'm so tired.

What do you do with a problem like turning your greatest Nazi-fighting superhero into an agent of Hydra, upsetting fans for months? Continue to milk the storyline unto infinity, if you're Marvel Comics!

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Roxane Gay Confirms World of Wakanda’s Disappointing Cancellation

Shortly after Black Panther and the Crew got the cancellation order from Marvel, another Black Panther-centric comic gets dropped.

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It Wasn’t Diversity That Killed Comic Sales, It Was These Archaic Publishing Methods

I want to read more comic books. I want to be a regular reader of a series and follow a character through a larger arc, then be intrigued by another character and go down the rabbit hole of their story. But the way that comics are released just doesn’t work for me anymore.

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Things We Saw Today: Elisabeth Moss Will Star as Typhoid Mary, Please (Don’t) Hold Me

Everyone's favorite Mad Woman and Handmaiden will be taking on the role of one of history's most mysterious (and infectious) figures for the BBC.

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Marvel’s Stupid HydraCap “Twist”: It’s Not About “Understanding Comics,” It’s About Creators Thinking Beyond Themselves

When I'm not Mary Sue-ing, I'm a writer of fiction. I love making up stories and sharing them with people. And when I talk about pop culture here, I tend to come at it from a place that gives writers the benefit of the doubt and asks readers to be patient, and let a story unfurl past one chapter, or episode, or issue before letting the complaints fly, so that you don't miss out on someone's unique way of telling a story. But creators have responsibilities, too.

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Marvel Cancels Black Panther & The Crew Because of “Poor Sales”

Marvel Comics has decided to pull the plug on Ta-Nehisi Coates' most recent series in his Black Panther family of titles, Black Panther & the Crew, after only two issues. At least fans of the title will get a little bit of closure.

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