marvel comics

The culture wars come to comic books

Marvel Comics is experiencing a wave of anti-diversity, ‘Comicsgate’ backlash, wielding blacklists and harassment—and it might be working

What it means that Justin Trudeau has taken Alpha Flight with Marvel Comics

A new Alpha Flight story in the ‘Civil War II’ series features Justin Trudeau—igniting Canadians’ familiar thrill of being acknowledged at all by the U.S.

The Avengers: No room for Ant-Man and the Wasp? Really??

How Hollywood decodes which superheroes are just unmarketable


Stan Lee on comics and games

It’s not often I become a quivering fanboy while interviewing someone, but it happened a few weeks ago when I got the chance to speak with comics legend Stan Lee. As the man who put Marvel Comics on the map in the 1960s by creating the likes of Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the X-Men, he’s pretty much responsible for much of the joy I experienced as a kid.

Superheroes Vs. right-wing canada

Superheroes vs. right-wing Canada

A new comic book is ‘definitely an art-imitating-life moment’


Instead of a year-end list of my own

COLBY COSH dismisses the National Board of Review’s Top 10 Movies of 2009—none of which he’s seen