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X-Factor #241
Writer: Peter David
Artist: Leonard Kirk

Marvel and Netflix are teaming up to create four live-action series that will then culminate in a joint miniseries, based on Marvel’s Hell’s Kitchen heroes. Daredevil and Alias are two of my favorite comics ever. And Luke Cage and Iron Fist are nothing to sneeze at either. And they all interlock in wonderful ways. And of the four, one is a hero with disabilities, one is female, and one is black… leaving only one rich blonde white guy with a culturally appropriated hero identity. But that percentage is pretty great, right?

If you aren’t familiar with these characters, go seek out:

Alias by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Gaydos

Daredevil by Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev. If you prefer 80s style comics, you won’t go wrong with Frank Miller and Klaus Janson’s run either.

I love Cage by Brian Azzarello and Richard Corben, although it’s considered extra-canonical.

And Iron First by Ed Brubaker, Matt Fraction, and David Aja is a stylish introduction to the character, but I will admit that I am not super into Iron Fist so there may be a better Iron Fist story that I’m not thinking about.

More on the Marvel/Netflix deal 

I had the trade paperback collecting this miniseries when I was a kid and I read the fuck out of it.

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dcwomenkickingass:

Yesterday I told you about the off the panel comments that Joe Quesada had to say about Marvel movies with female leads. Today I bring you more no on the panel comments. Reporter Abby Chandler who writes for the Badhaven site states Quesada told her that:

A script for a Ms/Captain Marvel movie is ready to go. They just needed an actress. Marvel are having a meeting in a couple of weeks and will be ready to announce some films then … He said we’d be pleasantly surprised.

The ongoing Captain Marvel by Kelly DeConnick starts in July so that would be good timing and good publicity.

So there’s the character. But if you remember Quesada said that he couldn’t think of a an actress to for a tentpole film. Let’s help him! Cast Carol Danvers.

(art by)

Anna Torv, please and thank you.

I know they’d never go for an older Captain Marvel, but I’d kill to see Felicity Huffman take on the character, with a script modeled after Brian Reed’s run on the book that had Carol as an older hero looking back on a life of being second-best and deciding to try for a second act that could outshine the first.

The Avengers has always been “my” comic book. When I was a kid and first started reading comics, that was the title I subscribed to, for the very reasons Stan and Jack created it — I wanted to get several superheroes for the price of one. (Plus, She-Hulk was one of the headliners then, and she’s pretty fabulous.)

When I started reading comics again as an adult, I also started with The Avengers, coincidentally starting their new golden age under the pen of Brian Bendis the very week I wandered back into the comic book store. Under Bendis, The Avengers was as much about the soap opera dynamics of a group of strong personalities working and living together as it was about the pow and the smash and the boom, and that was just fine by me.

So I’m thrilled to report that I loved the movie. But I have some lingering thoughts.

Here be spoilers.

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herochan:

Winnie The Pooh Avengers

Created by C.P. Wilson III

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Lordy that’s cute.

I love this… but WTF is Oliver Queen doing with the Avengers? FANBOY RAGE

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The Jewish holiday of Purim is coming up next week. It involves, among other things, dressing in costume.
Last year I celebrated Purim in New York, so I went as Spider-man: The Musical.
"What happened to you?" people would ask upon seeing my bandages. "Julie Taymore," I would reply.

The Jewish holiday of Purim is coming up next week. It involves, among other things, dressing in costume.

Last year I celebrated Purim in New York, so I went as Spider-man: The Musical.

"What happened to you?" people would ask upon seeing my bandages. "Julie Taymore," I would reply.

madnessandsmiles:

It needs to be known that there is a Jewish superhero celebration each year on Christmas where they all eat Chinese food together.

Judging by the Thing’s costume, this must be from this year’s holiday special? I’ll need to check it out…

(I would credit the artist, but the page is in Japanese. Click the photo to see the source… If anyone can provide the artist’s name, I’d gladly add it to my post!)

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