I’m the Best There Is At What I Do

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Can you say you are working to be the best you can be at everything you do?

@CarolineCosplay “The Girl With The Psylocke Tattoo”


“My nerd dream would be for me to play Psylocke in an epic X-Men/Avengers team-up or Avengers vs. X-Men type of movie. Just any of the big story lines involving the X-Men and Avengers cast would be amazing.”

What’s Your Real Life Mutant Ability?


I have the amazing ability to make all of the staples disappear out of a stapler simply by picking it up and attempting to staple something.

Why The 2014 Summer Movie Season Has Sucked (So Far)


One writer’s recap of 2014’s under performing mid- summer movie season.

How the X-Men Series Made Me Love Strong Superheroines

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Seth Thomas is used to boys being asked about their favorite superheroes. But what about their favorite superheroines?

New Trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past


The second trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past gives us a taste for some time traveling heroes coming together to save the world.

Comic Books, My First Love


Simms Jr.’s writes about the first thing that sent his heart racing. The Incredible Hulk punching someone.

What If the X-Men Were Black?

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Orion Martin explains that while the X-Men were discriminated against because they were mutants, they were still straight, cis-, able-bodied white guys.

Women and Minorities Are Under-Represented in Comic Books and I’m an Accomplice

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Every time I buy a comic book that lacks diversity, I’m supporting that failure. In 2014, I’m supporting diversity.

10 Leadership Lessons from Super Heroes (And Super Villains)

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Michael Kasdan believes that good leadership is a super power. And so he looks to his mentors—the super heroes—for advice.

The Illusion of Creative Control


Why No One Should Be Surprised By the Current Turmoil at DC Comics

Who Are the Top Five Comic Book Fathers?

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Even superheroes need super role models. Kyle Wiley picks five of his favorites.

How to Use Superhero Films to Talk about Masculinity

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Andrew Smiler offers 7 questions to start conversation about masculinity using superhero films.

A Stuntman in Slow Motion (Video)


See the stuntman from some of your favorite films, Dante Ha, fly in slow-mo.

Superheroes Are Humans, Too [OpEd]

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Hollywood movies ignore the humanity of the men underneath the masks. Their internal struggles are as important as their superpowers.

It’s Time for Black Panther on the Big Screen

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Alex Yarde wants a big screen Black superhero his young kids can look up to. So why no “props” for Black Panther in The Avengers?