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Misty Knight’s Uninformed Afro Podcast Set to Give Comics’ Black Superheroines Their Due

When we talk about things like representation in comics, it's very easy to focus exclusively on what's not there. Equally important, however, is celebrating (and sometimes reminding ourselves!) of what is there and what has been there all along! Powerful black superheroines in comics are not new or news. Rather, they often don't get the coverage or conversation they deserve, despite their long, rich histories. Misty Knight's Uninformed Afro is looking to change that.

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Things We Saw Today: Zootopia Could Have Been So Much Sadder

Apparently a scene involving shock collars as a means of controlling predators in Zootopia made it pretty far down the production line before ultimately being cut. Sounds like a downer scene, right?

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Maisie Richardson-Sellers to Play Vixen on Legends of Tomorrow

Earlier this month, we learned that Vixen would be a series regular on Season 2 of The CW's Legend of Tomorrow, but that Megalyn Echikunwoke, who had previously played Vixen on the series, would need to be recast due to scheduling conflicts.

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Vixen to Become Series Regular on Legends of Tomorrow, Won’t Be Played by Megalyn Echikunwoke

Tomorrow, tomorrow, I love you, tomorrow.

According to a TV Insider report, The CW has revealed that Vixen will become a series regular on Legends of Tomorrow—but she won't be played by Megalyn Echikunwoke. At least, not yet.

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There’s Still a Need for Supergirl AND Agent Carter

There's Still a Need for Supergirl and Agent Carter

CBS president Leslie Moonves strongly implied at a Deutsche Bank Media, Internet & Telecom Conference last March that Supergirl would be renewed for a Season 2, saying “We have about five new shows on this year. Of those five, I believe all five of them will be renewed, and we own four of them.” Since […]

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CW President Says Vixen Could Get Her Own Live-Action Spinoff or Join Legends of Tomorrow

The character made her live-action debut on Arrow earlier this week.

After starring in her own animated web series, Vixen made her live-action debut! The DC Comics character showed up in Star City on The CW's Arrow earlier this week to significant excitement and fanfare--one of the reasons being that she's the first black female superhero since Storm to be portrayed in a live-action medium.

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Stephen Amell Shares First Look at Vixen’s Live-Action Appearance on Arrow

We were thrilled when we heard that Megalyn Echikunwoke, the voice of Vixen on the CW Seed, would be bringing the character to life on Arrow. So, we're equally thrilled to see this first glimpse of Echikunwoke on the Arrow set that Stephen Amell shared via Twitter.

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CW President: Vixen “Hopefully” Coming to Live Action to Stay

The CW's animated DC Comics Vixen series—a streaming-only show on CW Seed—has already been renewed for its second season, but the character and/or series could have a live action future.

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Megalyn Echikunwoke to Play Live-Action Vixen as Guest Star on Arrow

When I interviewed the actress who voices Vixen, the awesome Megalyn Echikunwoke, she talked about the fact that she'd love to play a live-action version of the character if the opportunity ever arose. Well, get ready! Because Echikunwoke will be doing just that on The CW's Arrow!

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Things We Saw Today: Crimson Peak Still Scares the Hell Out of Us

I'm a big chicken, but I watched this clip anyway because I care about you and wanted you to know it's good. So there.

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The Mary Sue Interview: Megalyn Echikunwoke Talks Bringing Vixen to Life on The CW Seed

Megalyn Echikunwoke is best known for her live-action work, including roles on shows like The 4400, House of Lies, and The Following. Now, she's stepping into the world of animation - as well as the world of comic book superheroes - to bring the character of Vixen to life in a new, self-titled, 6-episode mini-series on The CW Seed, which premieres today!

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The Trailer for CW’s Vixen Animated Mini-Series Is Here!

Can we just move this along to a full, live action series already?

Yes, we've still got new comic-con trailers rolling in—and some that haven't been released yet at all because reasons?—and among them is this one for Vixen on CW Seed!

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The Voice of Vixen & Other Details Revealed for Her CW Seed Animated Series in the Arrow/Flash TV Universe

CW Seed's short Vixen animated series, set in the DC TV universe of CW's Arrow and The Flash, has finally revealed some more details, as well as its main voice actor!

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[UPDATED] DC Comics’ Vixen is Getting Her Own Animated Series on The CW Seed

And Arrow and The Flash have been renewed!

The Television Critics Association press tour has been chugging along talking to some of our favorite creators and actors, but perhaps the most exciting news to come out of it so far is that DC Comics superhero/model Vixen is getting her own animated digital series.

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This Actress is Campaigning to Be Warner Bros.’ Vixen and We Can’t Really Argue

Hold on to your necklaces.

Vixen is one of the DC Universe's most prominent black superheroines, with the ability to take on animal powers from any native Earth species, living or extinct. And actress Adaku Ononogbo wants to play her. Listening, Warner Bros?

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