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'Glass' brings the 'Unbreakable' saga to an unsatisfying finish

Image: universal pictures / walt disney studios Watching Glass is like going to the movies with that one friend who cannot help leaning over to whisper one banal observation after another into your ear, and then leaning back satisfied that he’s just blown your mind. “In comics, this is referred to as the ‘showdown,’” explains

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Marvel seems to have a plan in place for Ms. Marvel at the movies

Image: marvel comics It sounds like Ms. Marvel could be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe at some point. Sooner than you think, even. Avengers: Infinity War marks the beginning of a year-long turning point in the MCU. After Ant-Man and the Wasp cheers us up with superhero comedy this summer, there’s a long wait until

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Here are the mutants in Deadpool 2's superhero team X-Force

Image: 20th Century Fox Deadpool is back! With the first official Deadpool 2 trailer, Marvel has reunited us with our favorite irreverent, wisecracking mercenary. SEE ALSO: The ‘Deadpool 2’ trailer is bloody, explicit, and meta as f*ck The second movie tasks Deadpool with protecting a young boy (Julian Dennison) from Cable (Josh Brolin), a mutant

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The Dora Milaje take center stage in their own Marvel comics spinoff

Image: marvel The Dora Milaje, Wakanda’s own elite force of female protectors, are getting their own comic book spinoff. SEE ALSO: Marvel is ‘absolutely’ making a sequel to ‘Black Panther.’ Obviously. A new collection of one-shot comics under the name Wakanda Forever was announced Friday by Marvel editor Wil Moss.  Written by Nnedi Okorafor with

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Democrats should be more like Superman

America, 2018: Waiting for old-school Superman.Image: Warner Bros/DC Comics/Kobal/REX/Shutterstock Growing up as a comics fan in the UK, I loved Superman more than any other superhero. But even as an impressionable kid I’d wince at his corny catchphrase — that he was fighting for “truth, justice and the American way.” The first two seemed too