What obscure reference to Harley Quinn‘s origin is in Birds of Prey? What other characters could be introduced in the Ms. Marvel series on Disney+? What was the original name for Birds of Prey? How will Morbius supposedly connect to both Venom 2 and Spider-Man 3? Will Black Adam and Shazam 2 shoot simultaneously this summer? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
What is Wally West doing when he returns to The Flash? Want to read the official novelization of Bloodshot? What is James Marsden‘s advice for whoever the next Cyclops is for Marvel Studios? Will Cyclone debut in the Black Adam movie? Will Ms. Marvel have a larger role outside of her own Disney+ series? Who is voicing two new superheroes in an upcoming episode of The Simpsons? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
What plot hole created by DC’s Legends of Tomorrow did Crisis on Infinite Earths just fix? What charitable thing did The Snyder Cut campaign pull off? When will Ms. Marvel, Moon Knight and She-Hulk start shooting? What does Mad Max: Fury Road director George Miller think of Martin Scorsese’s comments on Marvel movies? What year did Steve Rogers reunited with Peggy Carter at the end of Avengers: Endgame? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Want to see the first teaser for Crisis on Infinite Earths? How did the Marvel vs Martin Scorsese debate infiltrate the Hollywood Film Awards? When is DC’s Legends of Tomorrow coming back? Are you happy for Titans to get a third season? Will Inhumans be in the Ms. Marvel series? Will you watch a Crisis on Infinite Earths after show hosted by Kevin Smith? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
A new generation of Marvel heroes will assemble on the big screen…eventually. As the Marvel Cinematic Universe prepares to enter a new era of streaming on Disney+, the question remains whether fans will be able to see beloved superheroes like Ms. Marvel, She-Hulk, and Moon Knight — all of whom are set to headline their own Disney+ series — make their theatrical debut. Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige confirms that they will, somewhere down the road.
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When will the Ms. Marvel series for Disney+ start shooting? How did Ryan Reynolds congratulate Joker on surpassing Deadpool at the box office? Are you glad Batwoman got a full season order at The CW? Want to see make-up test images of Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn? Would you believe The Batman theme by Michael Giacchino is already done? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
How were the ratings for the series premiere of Watchmen? What is the rumored title for the next Batman: Arkham game? When does the first trailer for Crisis on Infinite Earths arrive? How about the first trailer for Wonder Woman 1984? What secrets does Bucky’s Wakandan metal arm hold? What’s one recent comic book movie that Francis Ford Coppola actually liked? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
What the hell happened at the end of the Arrow season premiere? Does Vincent D’Onofrio have a role in The Batman? Is the Ms. Marvel series on Disney+ looking to cast some Inhumans? Want a look at Idris Elba and John Cena on the set of The Suicide Squad? What were Joaquin Phoenix‘s requirements laid out to Todd Phillips when casting the other roles in Joker? Is Gambit dead after the Disney and Fox deal? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
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One of the privileges of being involved in entertainment is watching franchises you love grow in real time. That privilege can also be extremely frustrating from time to time. All forms of media are gradually learning how to depict strong, well-rounded female characters in their properties. The Marvel Cinematic Universe, and the comics that inspire it, are no exception.
That’s not to say that there haven’t been feminist comics in the past. Carol Danver’s Captain Marvel is by no means a new character, and Wonder Woman’s been showing the boys how it’s done since 1941. But a few female characters here and there can’t drive progress on their own.
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