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Review by Henry Varona


In the summer of 2012, Marvel embarked on a bold new vision for one of their premier heroines. Carol Danvers, a longtime member of the Avengers, took up the mantle of Captain Marvel and changed the face of Marvel forever. Suddenly Carol Danvers transformed into one of Marvel’s most popular heroes and the “Carol Corps” (The loving name for Captain Marvel fans) had become one of the most powerful voices in the world of comics. Now, years later, Marvel Studios has launched Carol in her first film role. As a proud member of the Carol Corps, I can say that not only does this movie honor the legacy of Carol Danvers, it also provides viewers with one of the most unique heroes in Marvel’s pantheon, showing that there is limitless potential from the superhero juggernaut!

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Witness the rise of a hero as Carol Danvers become the mighty Captain Marvel! We are stoked for the upcoming Captain Marvel and we can’t wait to see Brie Larson unleash her full potential as the titular hero! To celebrate Captain Marvel’s upcoming cinematic debut, we’re offering up tickets for you and a friend to see Captain Marvel this Tuesday in NYC! Interested? All you’ve got to do is enter to win by clicking the link below! Winners will be contacted VIA email on Monday morning! Good luck!

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All-New All-Different Marvel Midtown Comics

In the aftermath of Marvel Secret Wars, an all-new all-different lineup is on the horizon.  We’ve created a guide to help you keep track of the 45 newly revealed titles.  All that’s left to do is sit back, relax, and see what’s in store for your favorite Marvel heroes!

Read on for the complete list below and enjoy!

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Marvel Comics

By Dan Gladston

You’ve probably seen our guide to DC’s upcoming films by now, but what about Marvel’s upcoming releases? We’ve now created a list of some of the most anticipated films coming from the Marvel cinematic universe.  If you’ve been aching to learn more about these future hits, look no further!

Please enjoy the list that follows and we hope you post your thoughts, concerns, and opinions in the comments section below!

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By Jacobus Dixon

It was bad enough having to contend with Captain Marvel, but now Superman-DC (the nickname given to comics from National Allied Publications and Detective Comics Inc. as they unofficially merged) had to deal with Captain America as well. One was a living childhood fantasy; the other was a super-idealized form of what happens when you mix nationalism and super heroics. Yeah, Superman’s great, but he’s a grown up while Captain Marvel is actually still a kid doing amazing things. And it’s fun watching Batman and Robin take on the Joker with nothing but their manpower and wits, but Captain America is fighting the real threat of German spies. While both Batman and Superman are certainly not devoid of neither childhood fantasy nor real world danger (or at least as real as it gets in terms of comic book writing), those subjects did not feature as strongly in their stories. So how did they contend with characters that used them as a solid foundation?

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By Jacobus Dixon

With the arrival of Whiz Comics #2 (later renumbered to #1) and Captain Marvel, National Comics had some true competition against Superman, their star seller. What tipped the balance was a demographic that neither National Comics nor Fawcett Publications really paid much heed to, children. Ever since their onset, comic book magazines were really meant to be an all-ages form of entertainment. And all ages did indeed read them. From Little Lulu to Tarzan to Gasoline Alley, readers from a variety of demographics would indulge in the books to get some disposable entertainment while on the go or whenever they had a little downtime. As long as there was a demand for the comics, the publishers were happy to print them. As long as the profits came in, who cared who was paying for them? Although Captain Marvel was definitely not the first comic to feature a series based around a child or children, it combined the sensibilities of those previous comics with that of the superhero genre, and as a result swayed many children away from Superman to Captain Marvel.

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