Thursday, September 21, 2017

Essays , Commentary, and Insights

**WARNING: This article contains spoilers for the Secret Empire storyline. Proceed at your own risk** Captain America, Marvel Comics’ stalwart sentinel of liberty, has been at the center of controversy since he was revealed to have been a lifelong agent of the terrorist organization Hydra on the final page of ...

Editor’s Note: This article contains spoilers for the movie The Love Witch. Read at your own peril. Witches have been part of literature from the very beginning. Female connection to supernatural powers can be drawn directly from Medea all the way to modern stories such as The Witch and Charmed. ...

Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from the author’s master’s thesis. It has been edited for style and length. To read the full work, go here. At the beginning of “The Thing on the Doorstep,” Daniel Upton, the story’s narrator, has murdered his friend Edward Derby. Years before, Derby ...

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  • Ultimate Reed Richards’ Infamous Iron Man Secret, Revealed
    WARNING: The following article contains spoilers for Infamous Iron Man #11, by Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev, on sale now from Marvel Comics. One of the best things about Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev’s Infamous Iron Man is how it managed to flip the script on the classic Reed Richards/Victor Von Doom paradigm by having Doom be the heroic champion working to combat the behind-the-scenes machinations of The Maker, the evil Reed Richards ... Read more...
    Source: Comic Book Resources: ColumnsPublished on Monday, September 4th, 2017By Kieran Shiach
  • Luke Cage: Who’s Going to Build Misty Knight’s Bionic Arm?
    The Hand may have taken Misty Knight’s arm on Marvel’s The Defenders, but they will never crush her spirit. Since Simone Missick debuted as the fan-favorite Marvel Comics character in the first season of Luke Cage, fans have been waiting for the fateful encounter that would take her arm. We just received our first look at Misty’s new cybernetic prosthetic last week in an image from Season 2, and now we want to know who built it. ... Read more...
    Source: Comic Book Resources: ColumnsPublished on Monday, September 4th, 2017By Jason Cohen
  • EXCLUSIVE: The Metans are Closing in on Loma in Shade the Changing Girl #12
    The Metans have found Loma…sort of. Shade’s travels have taken her to Hollywood where she’d hoped to find the actress who played Honey in her favorite Earth TV show. Unexpectedly encountering her as she was hoping to die, the two have switched bodies! Now the elderly actress inhabiting Shade’s young host has been discovered and cast in a Hollywood project! It’s then that the Metans send Lepuck to Earth to capture Loma…only it’s not really ... Read more...
    Source: Comic Book Resources: ColumnsPublished on Monday, September 4th, 2017By CBR Staff
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