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A People’s History of the Marvel Universe, Week 10: The Mutant Metaphor (Part II)

Last time, I talked about the “protean” nature of the “mutant metaphor,” its roots in science-fiction of the time, and how at least initially there was relatively little mention of mutant identity and anti-mutant prejudice. 2,402 more words


Silver and Gold Episode 08: The Little Wanderer

It is Throwback Thursday again with FKAjason and Vance discussing “The Little Wanderer,” a story by Joe Gill and Steve Ditko that first appeared in… 74 more words

Captain Atom

Leading Questions: Get Me Endings of Spider-Man!

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on April 21, 2016.

Every two weeks in a new installment of “Leading Questions”, the young, lantern jawed Mark Stack will ask Comics Bulletin’s very own Chase Magnett a question he must answer. 2,071 more words


Where Stan Lee really deserves credit

Stan Lee did so much so well for so long that it’s a shame to see his sad (if lucrative) decline over the past few decades. 125 more words

Pop Culture

A People’s History of the Marvel Universe, Week 9: The Mutant Metaphor (Part I)

This particular issue  is a long time coming – and fair warning, it’s going to be part one in a multi-part series; this topic is way too big to be covered in one go – because the “mutant metaphor” is absolutely core to the intersection between politics and… 1,633 more words


Doctor Strange. Trailer. Rachel McAdams. Benedict Cumberbatch. Tilda Swinton. Chiwetel Ejiofor. Mads Mikkelsen.

Doctor Strange follows the story of neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange who, after a horrific car accident, discovers the hidden world of magic and alternate dimensions. 35 more words

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Throwback Thursday - Essential Daredevil Vol. 1

First Published: October 2002

Contents: Daredevil #1 (April 1964) to #25 (February 1967)

Key Creator Credits: Stan Lee, Bill Everett, Steve Ditko, Joe Orlando, Wally Wood, Jack Kirby, John Romita, and Gene Colan… 550 more words