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Marvel’s diversity revolution

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Misc.

Marvel takes steps towards a more diverse cast of characters.

‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ should look to comics

‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ should look to comics

April 17, 2014


Filed under Arts

Over the past few years, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has dominated box offices, easily earning millions on each opening weekend. So when ABC announced in 2012 that it would be developing a TV show focusing on the agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., the super secret spy organization that made its first appearance...

‘Captain America: Winter Soldier’ doubles as chilling political thriller

‘Captain America: Winter Soldier’ doubles as chilling political thriller

By Jonathon Dornbush and Clio McConnell

April 3, 2014


Filed under Arts

Superhero movies necessarily straddle the line between extravagance and realism. When that particular superhero is Steve Rogers, aka Captain America, who fought as a medically enhanced super soldier in World War II and was frozen solid for 70 years before waking up in the present day, it would be ...

More comic book, graphic novel adaptations come to television

More comic book, graphic novel adaptations come to television

February 19, 2014


Filed under Arts

With the CW’s “Arrow” renewed for a third season and AMC’s “The Walking Dead” in the middle of its most popular season yet, it looks like comic book adaptations are here to stay on the small screen. Networks like ABC and NBC have also turned to graphic novels as sources of inspiration in hope...