Why Are We Obsessed With Superheros?

Over the last couple years it seems as though movies have more recently been focusing on the world of superheros. Such comic book companies as Marvel and DC have released titles that are beloved by dedicated comic book readers around the world. Titles such as The Avengers, Black Panther, and, Spider Man, have brought in thousands of movie […]

Representation in Comics

The character of black panther was introduced in 1966 by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. The new marvel movie Black Panther was released in theaters over the weekend. In regards to representation, Black Panther has already exceeded other Marvel movies and has fans excited to see something different. These articles from Nerdist  and the Daily […]

Why Does the MCU Work?

Intro So, last night, I finished watching Thor: Ragnarok for the first time. It was an incredible movie but I didn’t expect anything less out of the MCU because they’ve been churning out hit after hit for years. But that got me thinking: why? Why does the MCU, out of all other franchises, work? Despite only […]

Netflix and Comics

It was announced in August that Netflix bought comics publisher Millarworld. Fortune posted an article stating that this acquisition was in the hopes of drawing in a new audience. This is similar to the business strategy of Disney and their purchase of Marvel Studios. That leads to the question, could Netflix produce the next big […]

Y’all, I’ve Got a Question.

The Question I’ve seen every single MCU movie except for Thor Ragnarok. I’ve seen Watchmen and I’ve seen the Dark Knight Trilogy and DC’s Justice League bundle of movies except for the titular Justice League. I’ve experienced almost every popular movie adaption so I’ve only got one question. Why do some movie adaptations of graphic […]

Diversity in Comics

It has recently come to the attention of Marvel that although people keep fighting and arguing for diverse comic books, they are not selling very well.  Do the people who actually read comics want diversity?  Is it just argued because people like the idea of diversity?  This upcoming March, Marvel plans to cut at least […]

Sexualization and Exploitation of the Female Body: Marvel and Bitch Planet Revelaed

Ever notice how superheroines dress? I have, and I have noticed how impractical their costumes and body types are. The fact that these women perform powerful acts in little to no clothing with huge breasts—that surely must get in the way— is incredible. What I have noticed even outside of superheroine comics is that there […]