Tag Archives: Marvel

Comic Book Wednesday: Doctor Aphra #1

Doctor Aphra #1, Kieron Gillen & Salvador Larroca As a HUGE fan of everything to do with Star Wars, it’s really hard for me not to love Doctor Aphra. Aphra’s back-stabbing, unethical, a bit violent, and an archeologist who’d give Indiana Jones a run for his

Jem and the Holograms review

Comic Book Wednesday: Jem and the Holograms

Jem and the Holograms by Kelly Thompson, Sophie Campbell, & M. Victoria Robado  April has been a rough month for diversity in the comic book industry. From Marvel claiming that their sales indicate readers don’t want diverse characters to X-Men Gold’s first issue featuring anti-Semitic and anti-Christian

A Definitive Ranking of Legion Characters (FX)

Just because Legion doesn’t make sense half the time doesn’t mean your favorite ranking trio isn’t going to at least try. Rachael, Matt, and Gaby are back, this time ready to deliver a definitive Legion character ranking (from worst to best). As is customary, this intricate ranking relies 99%

Weekend Reads: The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: Squirrel Meets World, Shannon Hale & Dean Hale Doreen Green is a bit… different from other fourteen-year-olds. She has super strength, enhanced senses, and a fluffy squirrel tail that she has to hide in the seat of her pants. And who runs

Nerd League Holiday Gift Guide: Comics Edition

Shopping for friends and family during the holiday season can be difficult, we all know this. Yet, picking up the perfect gift for the comic book nerd in your life can be especially hard. Purchasing something for a person who spends money on an expensive

20 Antiheroes We Would Rather Have as President

The U.S. presidential elections are usually a big deal worldwide. As part of the security council and as an economic superpower, we (aka the rest of the world) care about who’s holding the reins. Of course, it goes without saying that this year’s horserace has

Review: Marvel’s Doctor Strange

[Spoiler-infested waters. Swim at your own risk.] Doctor Strange is definitely not a household name, and many probably learned of his existence because of this film. The character’s relatively low popularity makes the fact that Marvel Studios is taking a risk by releasing this movie

Madaya Mom and the Importance of Representation

Marvel and ABC News recently collaborated on Madaya Mom, a digital comic relating the story of a mother and her family in occupied Madaya, Syria. Through illustrations reminiscing those of our favorite superheroes, Dalibor Talajić brings to life the daily struggles of one heroic mother. Reporters

Review: Luke Cage [Minor Spoilers]

I loved Netflix’s Jessica Jones. By the time I had finished watching it, it had become my favorite superhero show. The original and deeply engaging story, mixed with incredible acting, interesting characters, and excellent production made for a memorable first season. At its release, I

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