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marvel studios promises a commitment to diversity

Can we get Donald Glover as Spider-Man, pretty please?
André-Naquian Wheeler
6.28.18
Fashion

the fashion in 'black panther' is an afrofuturist vision

The storied creative talks about collaborating with a Boston Ballet designer to create Black Panther’s new suit and 3D printing.
André-Naquian Wheeler
2.13.18
News

'black panther' has officially infiltrated new york fashion week

Designers like Fear of God, Chromat, and Tome will present pieces inspired by the black blockbuster.
André-Naquian Wheeler
2.1.18
News

'black panther' is breaking ticket-sale records before it’s even out

Internationally, many are starting GoFundMe campaigns to ensure as many kids get to see it as possible.
Ryan White
2.1.18
News

a 'black panther' film was almost made in the 90s, starring wesley snipes

Spearheading the project, Wesley was more than ready to wear a cat-eared leotard.
André-Naquian Wheeler
1.30.18
Culture

virginia gardner plays a rainbow-skinned lesbian in marvel’s "runaways"

The new Hulu show features mutant teens fighting supervillains and school bullies.
André-Naquian Wheeler
11.24.17
News

frank ocean's 'blond' gets a magical marvel makeover

The latest installment of Marvel's iconic hip-hop comic book series, 'Royals #1,' features a take on Frank Ocean's 'Blond' as its cover page.
Jo Rosenthal
2.28.17
News

roxane gay will be the first black woman to write a marvel comic series

'World of Wakanda' will be a companion series to Ta-Nehisi Coates' 'Black Panther,' and will reportedly bring queer black women into the Marvel universe. 'It doesn't make sense that I am the first, in 2016,' Gay tweeted. 'But I won't be the last.'
Hannah Ongley
7.25.16
Culture

queering the blockbusters: the case for giving captain america a boyfriend

The introduction of a queer character to the superhero movie canon wouldn’t just be a win for diversity, it could also dispel deeply held and damaging stereotypes that haunt mainstream media.
Patrick Lenton
7.5.16
News

​ta-nehisi coates’ 'black panther' comic is the bestseller of the year (so far)

The award winning journalist’s revamp of the first black superhero launched to rave reviews and even better sales.
Felix Petty
5.17.16
Film

​marvel: peter parker must always be a straight white man

Documents leaked in the Sony hack have revealed the stringent contractual “character traits” for Spider-Man and alter ego Peter Parker.
Charlotte Gush
6.22.15