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An Illustrator’s View on the Legendary Jack Kirby

Christopher Peruzzi
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Among the founding fathers of today’s popular superheroes, there is one man who has earned the legendary title of “king”. That is Jack “King” Kirby. Jack Kirby was born Jacob Kurtzberg in 1917. He was responsible for creating a huge part of the Marvel Universe. Beginning with Captain America, Kirby also created The Fantastic Four, […]

‘Civil War’: There Are No Teams

ModCon02
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It’s unfortunate that ‘Captain America: Civil War’ arrives just a month after the other big comic book “Vs” movie of the season. As it is, there are going to be (no doubt) plenty of ‘hot takes’ comparing DC’s ‘Batman V. Superman’ against Marvel’s ‘Iron Man Vs. Captain America’ – which one is better, or more […]

The Political Underpinnings of Captain America: Civil War

Militant Ginger
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Right now, Twitter is ablaze with people choosing #TeamCap or #TeamIronMan for the upcoming Captain America: Civil War movie. But the truth is – your allegience should run deeper than just which superhero you prefer. Civil War promises to challenge our real-life philosophies – and we’ll be forced to side with authoritarianism or liberty as […]

“Civil War” returning to comics!

Rob
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Marvel as good as announced Civil War II in a mailing to retailers this week. The postcard above was tweeted by Ryan Higgins of Comics Conspiracy in California. Mirroring the original Civil War, it shows the “All-New All-Different” Captain America and Iron Man clashing, it’s drawn by original Civil War artist Steve McNiven, the back […]

Breaking Down the Card for Captain America: Civil War

Rob
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Next May we will see the Marvel Cinematic Universe divided, specifically over the “edicts” which is some variation of the Superhuman Registration Act from the comics. In part, that requires revealing your secret identity. It’s an ideological divide, a political battle of safety and security over freedom and civil liberty. Last week my fellow scribe […]