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Oct 07, 2019
Meet the Eternals: As Marvel lays its bets on next phase of superheroes, here's a look at the Avengers' successorsIt’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
Oct 02, 2019
The Joker: The insanity and pessimism of Batman's nemesis — the most enduring villain in comicsIt is rare to find a villain that is so fully defined solely by their opposition to a hero, but the Joker has turned what should be a flimsy premise into one of the strongest and most enduring double acts in comic book history.
Jul 06, 2019
Spider-Man: How Marvel's web-slinging, friendly, neighbourhood superhero came into beingCreated by the classic Marvel dream team of Stan Lee, Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko, Spider-Man first hit shelves back in 1962 as part of a collection of comics under the title Amazing Fantasy #15. Coming fresh off the success of the Fantastic Four’s debut, Lee was already working on what he hoped would be the next big thing.
Apr 26, 2019
Odin's son and king of Asgard, Thor is the 'god' most likely to answer humanity's call in times of needThor 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.
Apr 10, 2019
Iron Man: Exploring the origins of the Armoured Avenger, and what makes the man behind the mask tickAs Iron Man, Tony Stark is a triple threat, regularly out-thinking, out-planning and out-gunning his foes to win the day.
Mar 05, 2019
Captain Marvel: As Carol Danvers gets a well-deserved share of the spotlight, here's a lowdown on her historyAs 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.
Feb 03, 2019
Aquaman: Arthur Curry is a king of the oceans, member of the Justice League — and certainly not a jokeAquaman’s strength as a leader, a diplomat and a hero have been key to ensuring the ongoing survival of the Atlanteans through trying times
Dec 04, 2018
The Flash: Why DC Comics' speedy superhero is also one of its extended universe's most well likedThe 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
Nov 18, 2018
Lex Luthor: How one of DC Comics' most iconic and malevolent villains came into beingCreated by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, Lex Luthor is one of the most iconic villains in the DC universe, second perhaps only to the Joker.
Oct 18, 2018
Moon Knight: A guide to Marvel's violent, mentally unstable and morally ambiguous 'anti-hero'Violent, mentally unstable and morally ambiguous, Moon Knight doesn’t really fit the classic image of a hero | From our #HeroesAndVillains series