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MANTIS 5: THE AVENGERS/ DEFENDERS WAR CONTINUES

FOR PART 1 OF BALLADEER’S BLOG’S EXAMINATION OF MARVEL’S SUPERHEROINE MANTIS CLICK HERE  

THE DEFENDERS Volume 1, Number 9 (October 1973) Divide and Conquer

This worldwide clash between the Avengers and the Defenders was a crossover story covered in multiple issues of each of their separate comic books. 1,115 more words

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MANTIS 4: THE AVENGERS VS THE DEFENDERS

FOR PART 1 OF BALLADEER’S BLOG’S EXAMINATION OF MARVEL’S SUPERHEROINE MANTIS CLICK HERE 

THE AVENGERS Volume 1, Number 116 (October 1973) Betrayal

Avengers Roster: THOR, IRON MAN, CAPTAIN AMERICA, THE SCARLET WITCH, THE BLACK PANTHER, THE VISION, THE SWORDSMAN and MANTIS, the mysterious  superheroine from Vietnam.   1,504 more words

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MANTIS 3: BELOW US THE BATTLE

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THE AVENGERS Volume 1, Number 115 (September 1973) Below Us The Battle  1,145 more words

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MANTIS: NIGHT OF THE SWORDSMAN

FOR PART 1 OF BALLADEER’S BLOG’S EXAMINATION OF MARVEL’S SUPERHEROINE MANTIS CLICK HERE  With Marvel Comics characters basically being Pop Culture Deities these days I’m approaching this topic the way I approach neglected mythological epics. 1,607 more words

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MANTIS: THE CELESTIAL MADONNA SAGA

With the release of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 last week and its introduction of the character Mantis to the Marvel Cinematic Universe I dove in for some research. 538 more words

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The Elaborate World of Impractical Female Superhero Costumes

A few weeks ago, I was scavenging the internet for some clear pictures of Huntress for my Batgirl movie fan cast. As I passed through images and images of old Huntress comic strips, I began to realize something hilarious and kind of disturbing. 489 more words

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My 5 Favorite Female-Led Comics of The Year (So Far)

Hey readers! With summer being just beyond the horizon, that means more time to sit around and relax. I know as I head into finals week at college, I’m more than ready to sit by the pool and get back into reading something other than textbooks. 778 more words

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