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This article contains spoilers for the last two years or so of Marvel X-Men comics. “Humans of the planet Earth. While you slept, the world changed.”  The opening line of Jonathan Hickman and Pepe Larraz’s House of X hit like a bolt of lightning, and everything it promised paid off. Hickman took over the floundering
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This article contains spoilers for The Sound of Magic. Adapted from a webtoon called Annarasumanara, Netflix’s latest Korean-language release, The Sound of Magic, is a quick watch at only six episodes—much shorter than most K-drama fare. For that runtime, the drama bites off a bit more than it can chew in terms of storyline, which
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There’s no immediately obvious answer when you ask someone what the first Neal Adams work is that jumps to mind. Is it “The Joker’s Five Way Revenge?” Green Lantern/Green Arrow: Hard Traveling Heroes? The batshit, hairy-chested insanity of Batman: Odyssey? Late Silver Age X-Men? We could spend a thousand words listing the comics he drew
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Marvel sure took their sweet time, but we finally have a Thor: Love and Thunder teaser trailer. It was absolutely worth the wait. Taika Waititi’s long awaited sequel to Thor: Ragnarok (the movie which landed at #1 on our comprehensive ranking of the MCU movies) is a brightly-colored blast of good vibes, Marvel Comics Easter
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This article contains Moon Knight spoilers When the first episode of Moon Knight hit, comic fans familiar with the character were a bit at a disadvantage. They already had an idea of what was going on, killing some of the drama that those uninitiated were experiencing. While the second episode explains the basics between Steven,
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Anti-establishment humor wasn’t mainstream in the 1950s, and grown-ups saw comic books as brain-rotting garbage. But in 1952, a comic came along which would come to proudly declare: “In Trash We Trust.” Born in the era of McCarthyism, kids who read MAD learned to distrust authority and give snappy answers to stupid questions. The “Usual
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It’s hard to explain Marvel’s Moon Knight on the best of days. The former mercenary-turned-vigilante can mostly be found after dark on the streets of New York City, protecting those who travel by night as the earthly avatar of the Egyptian moon god Khonshu. But the man behind the mask, Marc Spector, also has Dissociative
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The man called Nova is finally headed to the MCU. Deadline has announced that Moon Knight writer Sabir Pirzada will be shepherding the character into the MCU. At this point, we don’t know if Nova will be a series or a movie, but excitement is already building. Moviegoers have already received a glimpse of Nova in Guardians of the Galaxy,
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David Dastmalchian is the face of interesting characters. Although it has been nearly 14 years since he debuted as one of Joker’s gang members in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight, the performance remains chilling. Since then, he has continued making a mark as a Wombat in Ant-Man, a Mentat in Dune, and a Polka-Dot Man
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When Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke joined the cast of the upcoming MCU Disney+ series Secret Invasion, fans immediately asked, “Who is she playing?” And when the rumor mill suggested that she would play Veranke, many fans had a follow-up question: “Who is Veranke?” Over the years, the MCU has not been afraid to dig deep into
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This article contains major spoilers for Marvel’s new Punisher series. Jason Aaron has written just about every corner of the Marvel Universe. His seven year run on Thor is critically beloved and the foundation of Thor: Love and Thunder. He’s been the architect of the Avengers for 50+ issues now, and put in a brief