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Brie Larson as Captain Marvel? Let’s Mash It Up!

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You’ve all probably heard that Brie Larson is reportedly in early talks to star as Captain Marvel in an upcoming Marvel film. While she’s not someone named Katee Sackhoff, Jennifer Lawrence, Chloe Grace Moretz or Charlize Theron, all of which we’re considered for the role or fan favorites, Brie Larson has already demonstrated great range and skill as an actor […]

‘Civil War’: There Are No Teams

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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 […]

‘Luke Cage’ Hits Netflix In September

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Michael Colter recently confirmed that ‘Luke Cage’ – the latest Marvel Comics/Netflix collaboration – will arrive for our binge-watching pleasure on September 30th. A mainstay of Marvel Comics’ roster since 1972, Luke Cage (are they still gonna call him ‘Hero For Hire’? I’m betting no, but…) made his screen debut as a supporting character on […]

‘Jessica Jones’ – Yes, It Really IS That Good.

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Believe the hype. Netflix’s take on Marvel Comics’ troubled Superhero-turned Private Investigator Jessica Jones is as good as everyone is saying it is. In fact, this is exactly the kind of treatment of comic book characters and stylings that comic fans have been saying they want for years. There isn’t one element of this show […]

‘Ms. Marvel’: Or, How I Became A Comic Book Fan (Again)

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I used to be a voracious fan of comic books. My favorites were pretty much the usual suspects… Batman was no.1, Spider-Man a close 2nd, plus a deep affection for The Hulk. Later on, I got into Dave Sim’s independent series “Cerebus” and other “more mature” titles like “Love & Rockets”, “Sandman”, etc… But I […]