female superheroes

BBC America and the Women’s Media Center have jointly published a new study on the impact of representation in science fiction and superhero storytelling on young audiences. The results are not surprising: the kids who were surveyed for the study want to see more female superheroes and sci-fi role models in film and television, and the study “confirms that representation onscreen can positively affect child’s confidence, career trajectory, and overall self-image.” Read More »

What did Anne Hathaway have to say about the fan’s response to the above photo of her in The Dark Knight Rises? What did someone in that suit destroy on the set of the film? Which Avengers actors does Joss Whedon have a man crush on? How much will it cost you to get an original piece of Amazing Spider-Man art? Which Marvel movies could fill the two just announced 2014 release dates? Read about all of this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »

It’s going to be tough to beat your first official look at Man of Steel in today’s Superhero Bits but we’ll do our best. How does Marc Webb explain the point of view in The Amazing Spider-Man trailer? What are the main differences between Captain America: The First Avenger and the comics? Would you like to see Anne Hathaway on the set of The Dark Knight Rises? And what do Ryan Reynolds and the CEO of Time Warner have to say about Green Lantern 2? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »