‘Winter Soldier’ captains the fight against drones

Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is not a fan of drones. Rarely is an action-movie sequel better than its predecessor, but “Winter Soldier” is definitively superior to its period-piece sister. Whereas “Captain America: The First Avenger” (2011) dithered with Steve Rogers’ (Chris Evans) origin story, replete with World War
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Why comics matter

Comic books are a fascinating subject that, over the last few decades, have caught on in academia and mainstream news outlets such as the New York Times, which published a piece on comics series that would make good TV shows. However, writing about why people should read more of them
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Kamala Khan, the new Ms. Marvel

In what will no doubt be picked up by Fox News as “forcing a diversity quota,” Marvel Comics editors Sana Amanat and Steve Whacker recently announced a new Ms. Marvel character: Kamala Khan, a Pakistani Muslim American teen with shape-shifting powers who takes up the mantle of her personal hero,
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Searching for supermen

Superhero films and shows have an uncanny ability to reflect the American public’s feelings about power or whatever the present paranoia happens to be.
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