Stan Lee’s Daughter Claims No One From Marvel or Disney Reached Out After His Death

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With the arc of Spider-Man’s cinematic future becoming the latest topic of conversation, everyone’s chiming in with their thoughts and opinions about the beef between Marvel Studios and Sony over the character. That includes J.C. Lee, the daughter of late Spider-Man co-creator Stan Lee.

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Art Spiegelman Withdrew His Introduction to a Marvel Comics Collection After Publisher Tried to Remove His Anti-Trump Comments

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Pullitzer Prize-winning creator of Maus Art Spiegelman was slated to write the introduction to a new Marvel collection, Marvel The Golden Age 1939-1949, but pulled his work after Marvel wanted him to remove a disparaging reference to Donald Trump.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/art-spiegelman-withdrew-his-introduction-to-a-marvel-co-1837348403

30 Very Good Sci-Fi Dogs

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Now that all the hype surrounding Captain Marvel’s top scene-stealer, Goose the cat (or “cat,” if you will), has died down a little, it’s high time we shifted our adoring attentions over to the dogs of science fiction. The genre has produced many, many very good puppers over the years, including these 30 favorites.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/30-very-good-sci-fi-dogs-1837068181

House of X’s Game-Changing Reveal Is Already Presenting Intriguing Possibilities for Familiar Foes

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House and Powers of X have spent the past few weeks changing everything we knew about the X-Men on a bold scale. Now, as the dust settles from those revelations, its latest chapter finds itself concerned with parallels and cycles of a different kind—ones that ask some very interesting questions about what could become…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/house-of-xs-game-changing-reveal-is-already-presenting-1837275682

This Collection of Marvel’s Earliest Comics Is Absolutely, Well, Marvelous

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This year, Marvel Comics turns 80, and the company is already doing all sorts of things to celebrate its big anniversary. But one of the latest is a collaboration with high-end book publisher the Folio Society that’s giving us a gorgeous recreation of one of the comics that started it all.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/this-collection-of-marvels-earliest-comics-is-absolutel-1837251520

House of X #2 Has Already Delivered on Some of Hickman’s Boldest Ideas

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While speaking about his new “Dawn Of X” revitalization of the X-Men at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, Jonathan Hickman explained one of the core rules for the event, an idea more comics publishers should take to heart. Though House of X and Powers of X were meant to take the X-Men into a bold, new direction, the…

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Explore the Creation of Jim Starlin’s Marvel Characters, With Jim Starlin

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Jim Starlin’s creations have become a major lynchpin of the Marvel Universe in its modern iteration, with characters like Gamora, Drax, and Thanos dominating films, becoming memes, and generally entering broader pop culture in a way that would have been difficult to imagine only a decade ago.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/explore-the-creation-of-jim-starlins-marvel-characters-1837130982

Explore the Creation of Jim Starlin’s Marvel Characters, With Jim Starlin

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Jim Starlin’s creations have become a major lynchpin of the Marvel Universe in its modern iteration, with characters like Gamora, Drax, and Thanos dominating films, becoming memes, and generally entering broader pop culture in a way that would have been difficult to imagine only a decade ago.

Read more…

https://io9.gizmodo.com/explore-the-creation-of-jim-starlins-marvel-characters-1837130982