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Skrullduggery

Captain Marvel – While I didn’t look that closely into it, there was apparently a lot of preemptive criticism of this movie because…it starred a woman, I guess? I know misogyny is still prevalent in our society, but I didn’t … Continue reading

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Walking Into Spider Webs

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – SPOILER-SENSE IS TINGLING! Spidey has had a long and varied film career in the past two decades, and this new film is an animated one featuring several different versions of the character, based on a … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About the Hulk

I read the collected Planet Hulk storyline when I heard it was going to be part of Thor: Ragnarok and Comixology had it on sale. I also read a collection of the first several Hulk stories, as I hadn’t before. … Continue reading

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Planet and Son Reunion

Guardians of the Galaxy, Volume 2 – I loved the first movie, and I was definitely looking forward to this one, expecting humor, space travel, music from the seventies and eighties, and family dynamics among the team. And yes, it … Continue reading

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No One Remembers Your Name When You’re Strange

Doctor Strange – WARNING! SPOILERS! – Beth and I saw the latest Marvel Studios movie last night, and one of the first things that struck me was how similar Stephen Strange was to Gregory House. Of course, Strange was a … Continue reading

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Fantastic Firsts

Fantastic Four Masterworks, Volume 1, by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby – The Fantastic Four marked the beginning of Marvel Comics’ glory days in the 1960s, bringing back superheroes for a new era. A scientist, his best friend, his girlfriend, … Continue reading

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Mutation Sensation

I’ve said before that most of my knowledge of the X-Men franchise comes from the 1990s cartoon, but I did recently check out a few collections of the comics from the library. The X-Men comic started in 1963, created by … Continue reading

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