Marvel pulls 'sexy' 15yo superhero after backlash

Marvel and Midtown Comics have decided to pull a comic book cover featuring a 15-year-old superhero, after fans expressed concerns that she had been drawn in a sexualised manner. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2016-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Captain Marvel': Will Brie Larson's superhero go higher, further, faster than comic book storyline?

Carol Danvers did not have any superpowers when she made her Marvel Comics debut, but she was always meant to be a star. She’ll soon be seen soaring on the big screen in “Captain Marvel,” out March 8, as the first female superhero to headline her own movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stan Lee, force behind Marvel stable of superheroes, dies at 95

Stan Lee, who brought a modern sensibility to comic books and provided lucrative fodder for Hollywood as co-creator of such sympathetically imperfect superheroes as Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, X-Men and Iron Man, has died. He was 95. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Netflix can spawn a Marvel-style Millarworld superhero universe

Acquisition of Scottish comic book business can transform into a multibillion-dollar film franchiseNetflix has grand ambitions for Millarworld, the Scottish comic book company it acquired this week. The aim is to repeat Disney’s success with Marvel, where the creator of the Avengers and the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Superhero Showdown: Where Does The “Marvel Versus DC” Debate Stand Right Now?

Whenever you have a space dominated by two powerful factions, people are naturally going to take sides. Coke versus Pepsi, Apple versus Microsoft, Red Vines versus Twizzlers . . people are always eager to declare themselves part of “Team [Blank]” and will defend their choices like knights of... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marvel pulls Sony and 'Spider-Man' into its Cinematic Universe

You can add a few more entries to the long list of comic book movies due in the next few years, as Sony Pictures has revealed its plans for the Spider-Man franchise. As suggested in emails leaked during the recent hacking scandal, the studio has work... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2015-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marvel unveils huge new slate of superhero films

 Marvel has unveiled plans for a slate of new superhero films, expanding its already wildly successful comic book universe — and breaking ground with its first solo black and female hero movies. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2014-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Talks with G. Willow Wilson: A Marvel-ous Muslim Feminist Superhero

Marvel has released the Ms. Marvel comic book #3, Side Entrance. PW spoke with its author, G. Willow Wilson, about her unique superhero. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix bulks up with Marvel superheroes

The first of four serialized programs and a miniseries will appear on Netflix in 2015, featuring lesser-known Marvel comic book characters Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist and Luke Cage.Netflix is bulking up its programming with a roster of new Marvel superheroes.     Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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While offensive TV shows get pulled, problematic books are still inspiring debate and conversation

A look at how people have engaged with “Huck Finn” and “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” over time offers a snapshot of who we were and are. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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'Pose' stars join growing backlash over J.K. Rowling's anti-trans comments

The stars of FX's "Pose," Universal Parks, Warner Bros. and Scholastic are among the latest to respond to J.K. Rowling's anti-trans tweets and follow-up essay. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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PRH becomes latest trade publisher to pull out of Frankfurt

Penguin Random House has joined the other big trade publishers in pulling out of the Frankfurt Book Fair's physical event this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-08 07:32:23 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster and Macmillan US also pull out of Frankfurt

Simon & Schuster and Macmillan US have followed HarperCollins and Pan Macmillan in announcing that they will not attend this year's Frankfurt Book Fair. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-01 09:13:28 UTC ]
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Ford transforms Covid-19 key workers into superheroes

Illustrator Jason Ford has given key workers a superhero makeover in a competition run by Laurence King Publishing (LKP). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ford to draw keyworker superheroes in Laurence King competition

Laurence King Publishing (LKP) has launched a competition for children to nominate a keyworker they would like illustrator Jason Ford to draw as a superhero. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Steven Wright’s ‘Coyotes of Carthage’ pulls back the curtain on how democracy works. It isn’t pretty.

Wright’s debut reads like a “how to” book that thousands of K Street connivers and Wall Street warriors won’t want Americans to see. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Hachette Pulls Out of BookExpo and BookCon

Hachette is the latest Big Five publisher to reconsider and decline to exhibit at the postponed BookExpo and BookCon 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Pulls Out of BookExpo, BookCon

With the new coronavirus continuing to spread in New York City, Penguin Random House said it was withdrawing its participation from the events, which are set to take place at the end of May in New York City's Javits Center. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'It's time to pull together', BA urges trade to support high street bookselling

The Booksellers Association is calling on customers and the trade to rally behind retailers and support bookshops, as the coronavirus outbreak hits the high street.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 03:39:11 UTC ]
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In ballot initiatives, they made their voices heard. Then came the backlash.

GOP officials squashed efforts to expand the vote and combat gerrymandering, David Daley writes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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