Tag Archives: Marvel

Marvel Is Celebrating Black History Month With Some Excellent (and Free) Black Panther Comics

It’s already been a good time for the King of Wakanda lately, with the Black Panther movie earning some historic Oscar nominations, and heading back to theaters to celebrate. But Marvel’s keeping the celebration going, and highlighting Black History Month, with a sweet deal on some of the best comics Wakanda has to offer. Continue reading Marvel Is Celebrating Black History Month With Some Excellent (and Free) Black Panther Comics

The King of Wakanda Holds the Oscars’ First Best Picture Nod for a Superhero Film

All hail the once and future king of Wakanda. Black Panther has now made Academy Awards history as the first superhero or comic book film nominated for Best Picture. And that’s not the only award the blockbuster Marvel film is gunning for at the 2019 Oscars. Continue reading The King of Wakanda Holds the Oscars’ First Best Picture Nod for a Superhero Film

Marvel’s First Woman Stunt Coordinator Talks the Challenges and Excitement of the Industry

Monique Ganderton has had an impressive career. The stunt double for Charlize Theron in Atomic Blonde, a stunt coordinator on Avengers: Infinity War, and a stunt performer in a long list of films, she’s a seasoned and respected voice in the stunt side of film. Continue reading Marvel’s First Woman Stunt Coordinator Talks the Challenges and Excitement of the Industry

‘Black Panther’ Is Officially the Highest-Grossing Superhero Film Ever in the U.S.

Black Panther just keeps on breaking records. After another successful week at the box office, the Marvel epic is now the top earning superhero film ever in North America, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Continue reading ‘Black Panther’ Is Officially the Highest-Grossing Superhero Film Ever in the U.S.

Talented Sculptor Make Thanos Magically Emerge From a Lifeless Lump of Clay

Validating the old adage that getting there is half the fun, Steven Richter’s pop culture-inspired busts are even more impressive when you get to see time-lapse footage of all the work that goes into turning a shapeless lump of clay into a recognizable character. This time, it’s the Mad Titan. Continue reading Talented Sculptor Make Thanos Magically Emerge From a Lifeless Lump of Clay

6 Movies About the Real Black Panthers to Watch After ‘Black Panther’

Contrary to the belief of some idiots on social mediaMarvel’s Black Panther has nothing to do with the Black Panther Party. The first appearance of the Black Panther character in a comic book was in July of 1966, roughly five months before Bobby Seale and Huey Newton founded the Black Panther Party for Self Defense. That doesn’t mean Marvel’s Black Panther character and the Black Panther Party didn’t hold some of the same beliefs; hell, T’Challa has a history of kicking white supremacist ass. Still, let’s get this straight: what Ryan Coogler and company are bringing to the silver screen with Black Panther isn’t a reimagining of the Black Panther Party.

Continue reading 6 Movies About the Real Black Panthers to Watch After ‘Black Panther’