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Before SHIELD: “Marvel’s Agent Carter”- Episode 3 “Time and Tide”

Inspired by the films “Captain America: The First Avenger” and “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”, “Marvel’s Agent Carter” is a series created for ABC based on beloved Agent Peggy Carter. Our writer, DeShawn Blankenship recaps the mini-series each week, updating you with the very latest in his series, Before SHIELD.

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Before SHIELD: “Marvel’s Agent Carter” – Episode 1 & 2 “Now Is Not The End”/”Bridge and Tunnel”

Inspired by the films “Captain America: The First Avenger” and “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”, “Marvel’s Agent Carter” is a series created for ABC based on beloved Agent Peggy Carter. Our writer, DeShawn Blankenship recaps the mini-series each week, updating you with the very latest in his series, Before SHIELD.

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Hooked on a Feeling: Guardians of the Galaxy

Marvel Studios has built a reputation for themselves over the past few years for making entertaining, high quality, blockbuster films based on their beloved, long-running comic book characters. Films like the Iron Man, Captain America, and Avengers franchises have restored careers (like Robert Downey, Jr.’s) as well as skyrocketed others to fame. The films, collectively called the Marvel Cinematic Universe, has also inspired a new interest in superheroes and comics on the whole. It’s a great time to be a geek.

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A New Kind of Hero: Ms. Marvel

This spring something big happened in the world of comics.  A new person took up the Ms. Marvel mantle and that person wasn’t a busty blonde. It was an awkward, intelligent teenage Pakistani-American girl who just so happens to be Muslim. Let that sink in for a moment. Ms. Marvel, a major player in the […]

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Does Lightning Strike Twice for Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World?

It’s easy to forget that there was a time when a comic book movie was lucky to make a profit at the box office but now these movies are considered flops if they don’t make back their production budget in a week! Thor: The Dark World is the latest Marvel/Disney love child to dominate the […]

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‘Iron Man 3’ delivers gritty, but compelling superhero tale

There’s a moment in Iron Man 3 when Robert Downey Jr. (in a voiceover as Tony Stark) says that you can take away his home and suits of armor, but there’s one thing you can’t take from him: He is Iron Man. Since first donning the iconic red and gold armor in 2008’s Iron Man, […]

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‘Avengers Alliance’: The ‘Fantastic Four’ who should make the cut next season

For over a year now, I’ve been playing the turn-based social network game Marvel: Avengers Alliance on my Facebook account. Developed last year by Playdom, players assume the role of a rookie S.H.I.E.L.D. agent recruited by S.H.I.E.L.D. director Nick Fury. Your mission: Assemble and fight alongside a who’s who of legendary Marvel superheroes – including […]

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