Mental Health Awareness Through Superheroes

A great superhero, to me, faces universal problems, which makes them relatable to the audience. These universal problems ground the characters who are known for their powerful abilities and otherworldly strengths. Living with mental illness is a daily struggle for many people and comic book superheroes are a way of escaping our everyday lives. Many…

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Deadpool 2- Review

Deadpool 2, directed by David Leitch, takes all the best parts of the original and balances it with terrific characters, a solid plot, brilliant action, and tons of humor. I will be the first to admit 2016’s Deadpool wasn’t my favorite film. While the action scenes were great, and the acting was on point, some of the lackluster jokes,…

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Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D-An Overlooked Top-Tier Series

Since it arrived on the small screen in September 2013, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. has always been somewhat of a crapshoot, a real hit-and-miss of oftentimes truly great television. From its highest of highs—Ming-Na Wen as Agent May, the Agents meeting the Ghost Rider, the love affair that is Fitz-Simmons, and most importantly the fantastic…

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Top Ten Comic Book Films of All Time

ComicBook Debate has grown a lot over the past 3 years. What started in 2015 as an idea among four brothers transformed into a worldwide team of 38 writers, artists and editors. The one thing that binds us all together is our love for superheroes, comic books and comic book films. Featuring talent from all over the world that…

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Movie Pitch-Thor

Hello! Welcome to the first “Movie Pitch!” In this series, a guest and I will be ‘pitching’ a movie that we’d like to see created that is centered around comic book characters. In today’s pitch, we’ll take a unique look at The God of Thunder, Thor Odinson, and some creative approaches to his character. I’m your host, Ari, and joining me today is Manh, an artist…

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The Secret Empire of Captain America- Hydra’s Greatest Sleeper Agent

The following article contains minor spoilers from Captain America: Steve Rogers (2016-2017) and Secret Empire (2017) by Nick Spencer  Hail Hydra! Those two words were the start of a phenomenon that confused and shocked many comic book readers around the world. As Captain America declared his allegiance to one of Marvel’s most notorious organizations (Hydra),…

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Luke Cage & Police Brutality- A Missed Opportunity

As of late, the superhero genre has been lauded for its attempts to represent minority groups in their pictures. DC and Warner Bros., for example, were the first to provide a leading female, blockbuster superhero with Wonder Woman, an iconic, successful film that nearly broke $1 billion worldwide. The following year, Disney/Marvel shattered records with Black Panther,…

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Infinity War: From Page to Screen

Marvel Studio’s Avengers: Infinity War will be hitting everywhere this weekend. The world is waiting for what’s been hyped as one of the biggest films of our generation. You can read Editor-in-Chief, Sheraz Farooqi’s spoiler free review here. While fans are concerned with how the entire Marvel universe will come crashing down around The Avengers and the…

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Avengers: Infinity War – Review

Dread it. Run from it. Destiny still arrives. Avengers: Infinity War is one of the most unique, thrilling, action packed, and tonally balanced films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Ten years and 18 films of universe building, character dynamics, and memorable stories have led to this gigantic film. Avengers: Infinity War is certainly different. It dodges many…

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The Mount Rushmore of Comic Book Films

What makes a great comic book film? Do they have to be instant classics of iconography? Can they disobey the laws and constraints of formula? Are they the darker, grittier versions of our favorite superheroes put in a grounded reality? Are they merely blockbuster entertainment whose sole purpose is fantasy escapism? Can they transcend the…

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The Marvel Villain Collection

Marvel’s comic book villains are often viewed as generic, surface-level characters who exist simply to bring their enemies some grief. At times, they have paper-thin motivations that are passed off as threatening, only for the hero to quickly dismantle them. While the majority of superhero comics see the story from hero’s side, there are also moments were the villains get…

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Man! I Feel Like a (Super) Woman

The comic book genre has proven to be a successful medium of entertainment as the stories have crossed into an increasing number of movies and television shows throughout the last decade. With its dominating prevalence in popular culture, the genre has welcomed an exciting amount of new fans. As a result, the call to implement…

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