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How representation of the LGBTQIA+ community assumes centre stage in comic books
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How representation of the LGBTQIA+ community assumes centre stage in comic books

Amidst conversations on comic books and their representation of the LGBTQIA+ community, a look at some queer characters from comic-verses that have captured popular imagination through the years.

Joye Hummel, the first woman to write scripts for Wonder Woman comics, dies at 97
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Joye Hummel, the first woman to write scripts for Wonder Woman comics, dies at 97

She was 19 and known as Joye Hummel in March 1944, when she went to work for William Moulton Marston, a psychologist who had created Wonder Woman three years earlier and found himself with a product that was in such demand that he couldn’t keep up.

Utopia review: Amazon's remake of the British cult show is an unwanted stand-in for a season 3 of the original
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Utopia review: Amazon's remake of the British cult show is an unwanted stand-in for a season 3 of the original

The show's glaring lack of ambition for telling a story, that is inherently endowed with edge-of-your-seat moments and riveting characters in a gross and murky universe, is insulting to its already well-established fandom.

Young Romance to Bride's Romances: Comics that were all the rage in post World War II America
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Young Romance to Bride's Romances: Comics that were all the rage in post World War II America

Even after romance comics largely fell out of fashion, the genre’s visual tropes and narrative themes became more prevalent during what’s known as the Silver Age, a superhero revival that lasted from 1956 to 1970.

Watchmen creator Damon Lindelof say he has no plans of creating season two of  the show
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Watchmen creator Damon Lindelof say he has no plans of creating season two of the show

HBO's Watchmen, featuring Oscar winner Regina King, Jeremy Irons, Don Johnson, Tim Blake Nelson and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, received overwhelming response

HBO's Watchmen is both a prequel and sequel to the Alan Moore-Dave Gibbons comic; here's a look at its universe
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HBO's Watchmen is both a prequel and sequel to the Alan Moore-Dave Gibbons comic; here's a look at its universe

In the world of HBO's Watchmen — as in Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' comic book — the mask you choose to wear reveals as much about you as it hides.

Meet the Eternals: As Marvel lays its bets on next phase of superheroes, here's a look at the Avengers' successors
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Meet the Eternals: As Marvel lays its bets on next phase of superheroes, here's a look at the Avengers' successors

It’s fair to say that the Eternals probably represent the biggest challenge that the MCU has faced yet, when it comes to endearing a group of minor and vastly unknown characters to an audience that, at this point, absolutely must be experiencing at least some superhero movie fatigue

The Queer Take: What LGBTQ coming out stories and superhero origin comics have in common
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The Queer Take: What LGBTQ coming out stories and superhero origin comics have in common

Superhero origin stories are engineered, made up to create narrative consonance, to act as a step to the next rung in the series. They are constructed, contrived and concocted. Coming out stories from the LGBTQ+ community have a similar style.

Pennyworth puts spotlight on Batman confidante Alfred, but Bruce Wayne's butler was always star in his own right
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Pennyworth puts spotlight on Batman confidante Alfred, but Bruce Wayne's butler was always star in his own right

When Epix TV launched Pennyworth — a series dedicated to Bruce Wayne’s longtime confidante — it put the spotlight on a character who’s had an indelible influence on the Batman’s journey. But to fans, Wayne Manor’s butler has long been a star in his own right.

Tinkle character Tantri the Mantri becomes a king after 35 years of evil plotting
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Tinkle character Tantri the Mantri becomes a king after 35 years of evil plotting

Tantri's companions still remain loyal to him after his coronation. The inventor, Dushtabuddhi, and the assassin DeadHit, are still looking out for him and General Zantri is diligently serving Tantri now, fulfilling his duty to the Crown.

Odin's son and king of Asgard, Thor is the 'god' most likely to answer humanity's call in times of need
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Odin's son and king of Asgard, Thor is the 'god' most likely to answer humanity's call in times of need

Thor Odinson is the oldest son of Odin Borson, King of Asgard and Jord (Gaea) an elder god of Earth. Odin entreated Jord to bear him a child as he wanted his future son to be connected to both Odin’s realm of Asgard and Earth (Midgard). This ensured that Thor, as a child of two realms, could draw power from both, ultimately making him stronger than practically any other Asgardian in history.

Iron Man: Exploring the origins of the Armoured Avenger, and what makes the man behind the mask tick
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Iron Man: Exploring the origins of the Armoured Avenger, and what makes the man behind the mask tick

As Iron Man, Tony Stark is a triple threat, regularly out-thinking, out-planning and out-gunning his foes to win the day.

Captain Marvel: As Carol Danvers gets a well-deserved share of the spotlight, here's a lowdown on her history
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Captain Marvel: As Carol Danvers gets a well-deserved share of the spotlight, here's a lowdown on her history

As a character, Carol Danvers’ Captain Marvel is a rationalist and a patriot with a ‘lawful good’ alignment. She can however also be stubborn, authoritarian and brash.

Aquaman: Arthur Curry is a king of the oceans, member of the Justice League — and certainly not a joke
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Aquaman: Arthur Curry is a king of the oceans, member of the Justice League — and certainly not a joke

Aquaman’s strength as a leader, a diplomat and a hero have been key to ensuring the ongoing survival of the Atlanteans through trying times

Marvel and DC films have made reading comic books cool again, says artist Will Conrad
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Marvel and DC films have made reading comic books cool again, says artist Will Conrad

Will Conrad has worked for large American publishers such as Dynamite, Marvel, Dark Horse, Top Cow and DC. He will be part of the Comic Con Mumbai 2018 where he will deliver a guest session talking about his work and personal life.

The Flash: Why DC Comics' speedy superhero is also one of its extended universe's most well liked
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The Flash: Why DC Comics' speedy superhero is also one of its extended universe's most well liked

The Flash’s empathy even for those that he finds himself fighting against is an example of what differentiates him from most other comic book heroes who are entirely focused on protecting the innocent while punishing those they see as guilty, content to not involve themselves at all in the rehabilitation of offenders

Stan Lee dies aged 95: Indian comic book fraternity mourns loss of Marvel legend, 'father of superheroes'
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Stan Lee dies aged 95: Indian comic book fraternity mourns loss of Marvel legend, 'father of superheroes'

Members of the Indian comic book industry expressed sorrow over Marvel legend Stan Lee's death.

Stan Lee dies at 95: Marvel hero's legacy lives on through his work — and his many delightful cameos
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Stan Lee dies at 95: Marvel hero's legacy lives on through his work — and his many delightful cameos

Stan Lee, who died on Monday aged 95, displayed a sense of humour and irreverence that went beyond his creations — by making often interesting and always hilarious appearances in several movies and television shows over the past three decades.