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Benedict Wong as Wong

Diversity Aboveground: Marvel’s Diversity Improving?

Diversity Aboveground: Marvel’s Diversity Improving?

Marvel Studios has taken a lot of criticism that seems to increase with every year. It’s 2016 and still no Black Widow solo film. Doctor Strange, despite the box office numbers, did have boycotts. Black Panther is still 16 months away. Captain Marvel won’t premiere until over a year after that. Characters in the LGBTQUIA+

Pearl Mackie

Diversity Aboveground: TV Winners & Losers 2016

It’s that time of year again to reflect on what television gave us this season and whether next season will be better in TV Winners & Losers 2016. Winners: Literary Fans Assuming they’re willing to put down their latest novel, book lovers will have more than usual to choose from on television. ABC will have

Whitney Frost and Blackwing Cast In ‘Agent Carter’; Maggia Crime Family The Big Bads?

Variety is reporting that comedian Ken Marino (Veronica Mars, Bad Milo, Wet Hot American Summer, Reaper) will play Maggia Crime Syndicate boss Joseph Manfredi, who also just happens to be Daredevil villain Blackwing. He won’t be the only Maggia member mixed into the new cast as Whitey Frost aka Madame Masque will be played by Newsroom‘s Wynn

The Protagonist

Diversity Aboveground; Black Widow: Forever Red

In the last few years, Marvel has published several books written for the Young Adult market. The latest release is Black Widow: Forever Red by Margaret Stohl. With the popularity of Black Widow and the way she’s been turned into a rallying cry for how female superheroes are treated, how is her portrayal? Does it

Norman Reedus and Cat

Diversity Aboveground: Accepting Homosexuality

The world has come a long way in the acceptance of others. In the majority of the western hemisphere and Europe, homosexuals are allowed to marry or at the very least, have civil unions. Many are given rights against discrimination. Even in countries without any laws to help homosexuals, populations are becoming more and more

Supergirl

Diversity Aboveground: Does Supergirl Soar or Suck?

Earlier this year, the first preview for the new Supergirl television series was released. The concept of CBS airing a DC television series on Monday nights at 8 PM was mind-boggling alone. The preview itself was divisive. In one corner were fans and viewers who were excited about the first show headlined by a DC

Tammy and her grandmother

Diversity Aboveground: Flashback Friday- Tammy

Sometimes, there are works in the media that are ahead of their time or mis-categorized. They either fail or have a mediocre following before plunging into dark forgotten regions of Riley’s brain like Bing Bong. In Flashback Friday, those forgotten gems will be explored. This week it’s… Tammy was a dramedy released in time for

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