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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+

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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

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Diversity Aboveground: 2015 Recap

2015 was an exciting time for diversity in entertainment. Now’s the time to celebrate the triumphs that happened this year. Star Wars: The Force Awakens “It’s a phenomenon in the [film] industry that we call ‘stupid people’. There is genuine, recalcitrant, intractable sexism, and old-fashioned quiet misogyny that goes on. You hear ‘Oh, [female superheroes]

FEATURE: Ten Marvel TV Characters Who Should Appear in the Movies

Following the establishment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe on the big screen, Marvel Studios has since expanded this massive world to television. On ABC, we have Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Agent Carter. On Netflix, we have Daredevil, which paves the way for upcoming shows Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist and The Defenders miniseries. However,

There she is, Miss America!

Diversity Aboveground: A-Force Dope

Earlier this year, Marvel promised that their Secret Wars event would bring more females to the forefront and add more diversity of all kinds to the various series. With that event well underway, it’s time to see if Marvel was true to their word. Just looking at the covers of this week’s new releases look

FEATURE: Possible Movies for Marvel Studios’ Phase Four

Marvel Studios is concluding the second phase of its cinematic universe this summer, with Avengers: Age of Ultron now playing in theaters and Ant-Man releasing next month. Phase Three will kick off with next May’s Captain America: Civil War. While Phase Two mostly consisted of sequels, many new characters will headline their own films in Phase Three.

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Diversity Aboveground: Slut-Shaming

In 2014, electro-monk posted on Tumblr that, “Petition for all the Marvel actors to agree that whenever Scarlett gets a blatantly sexist question one of the Chrises just takes it instead.” Mark Ruffalo Reblogged this post adding, “You have my signature.” It was a hopeful time but then, 2015 came along and the Avengers: Age

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