Marvel Is Reviving Its Classic Star Wars Comic, for One Issue Only

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The classic Marvel Star Wars comic was one of the earliest, tentative steps into what would ultimately transform into the original Star Wars expanded universe; a world that fleshed out Han, Luke, and Leia’s adventures between and beyond the original films. These days, its stories are left to legend, with a new canon…

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Neither Kevin Feige or Brie Larson Wanted Ms. Marvel’s ‘Bathing Suit’ Costume in Captain Marvel

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Captain Marvel’s ensemble has seen some, let’s just say, changes over the past several years. One of Carol Danvers’ most-recent comics costumes, designed by Jamie McKelvie forKelly Sue DeConnick’s 2012 series, inspired Brie Larson’s movie ensemble. But according to a recent interview, Larson didn’t want the more…

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Legendary Producer Lauren Donner Fought for a Movie About the X-Women at Fox

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Executive producer Lauren Donner has had a hand in bringing each and every single one of Fox’s blockbuster X-Men films to fruition and she takes pride in the work she’s put in at the studio. With the franchise’s future somewhat up in the air because of Marvel’s impending acquisition of 21st Century Fox, Donner…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/legendary-producer-lauren-donner-fought-for-a-movie-abo-1832588413

There Will Never Be Another George Perez

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If superhero comics have anything like Michaelangelo’s painting in the Sistine Chapel—awe-inspiring work that communicates celestial grandeur and human drama on a grand scale—it’s probably something drawn by George Perez.

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Captain Marvel pummels a misogynist in this exclusive preview

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Captain Marvel is being set up as the most powerful character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, so it’s time for the comics to lean into that strength and reinforce Carol Danvers as a heavy hitter. That’s exactly what you get in the new Captain Marvel series from writer Kelly Thompson, artist Carmen Carnero, colorist…

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Daredevil’s Return Strips Matt Murdock Down to His Core (Again)

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This week, 55 years after the Man Without Fear first debuted, Matt Murdock is back in action after a little time spent away (everyone thought he was dead, but he wasn’t—and even if he was, this is comics, you know the drill!) with a relaunched Daredevil series. Which means, once more, it’s time for him to be Born Again

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/daredevils-return-strips-matt-murdock-down-to-his-core-1832437619

Marvel Is Celebrating Black History Month With Some Excellent (and Free) Black Panther Comics

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It’s already been a good time for the King of Wakanda lately, with the Black Panther movie earning some historic Oscar nominations, and heading back to theaters to celebrate. But Marvel’s keeping the celebration going, and highlighting Black History Month, with a sweet deal on some of the best comics Wakanda has to…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/marvel-is-celebrating-black-history-month-with-some-exc-1832410216

Marvel Is Setting Up a Timely, Fascinating Resurgence for Namor the Sub-Mariner 

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At the box office, the King of Atlantis is ruling the waves. Well, DC’s King of Atlantis is, specifically. Beneath the tides of Hollywood and back in the realm of comic books, however—and at DC’s rival Marvel—another King of Atlantis is undergoing a similar ascendance. Namor’s back, and he’s more intriguing than ever.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/marvel-is-setting-up-a-timely-fascinating-resurgence-f-1832136723