It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a shoe! Rarely do the words “innovative” and “adorable” occupy the same space, but we just learned about something that is both: New children’s shoe line Super Heroic has arrived to save the day—or, in this case, save the play.
The Black Panther character is more than the namesake of a movie that’s breaking the box office. He’s a culture. Marvel Comics has introduced the world to a diverse roster of superheroes since its launch in 1939, but the most notable has got to be Black Panther, who made his first appearance in Fantastic Four, Vol.…
In approximately three weeks, on Feb. 16, the biggest and blackest movie extravaganza that we have seen since the turn of ’00 will finally be hitting theaters.
You’re gonna see Black Panther, you’re gonna see Black Panther, everyone gets to see Black Panther!
(Warning: Spoilers abound below.)
Let’s make a black-superhero television show, shall we?
The time has finally come. After waiting 20-odd years (read: my entire life), we are finally on the eve of Black Panther’s arrival. And by “eve,” I mean that finally, Black Panther will be the very next Marvel film to grace our eyeballs.
As colorful as comics are, they have not always been kind to people of color. Even though Stan Lee and Marvel were bold enough to create the X-Men in reaction to the civil rights movement, not everyone else was so enlightened or has been so enlightened since (see #DonaldforSpiderman).
The first time Ariell Johnson imagined herself as a superhero was when she laid eyes on Storm of The X-Men.
In March of 2009, David Rector suffered a series of horrific medical crises. The former NPR producer, with a voice like black velvet caressing your skin, lost the ability to speak—or walk. He was virtually comatose for two weeks. But a friend suggested using Rector's encyclopedic knowledge and love of comic…
Earlier today, Marvel Studios announced that Chadwick Boseman — who seems poised to play every Black man who's ever existed — will be cast as Black Panther, a movie that's set to be released in 2017. While that's great news for Boseman, here are a few more Black superheroes we'd like to see on screen.