A guy who was raised on comic books, sci-fi and the love of superheroes, thanks for that dad. I am also studying Film Production and Cinematography giving new insight into the craft.
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Ranking the X-Men Animated Shows From Best to Worst
Prior to the arrival of the MCU, the Avengers were not the flagship superhero team for Marvel. Instead that honour went to the mutant team, the X-Men. They were used for the ability to show not just superhuman heroics, but also the issues within society for discrimination and racism. When Marvel decided to head into production with the MCU they were unable to even consider featuring the mutant team as they were licenced and owned by Sony, who had already started a X-Men film series.
- Top Story - July 2022
Ranking the Mutants that Could Be Part of the MCU's X-MenTop Story - July 2022
Marvel have made it clear, both the Fantastic Four and the Mutants will be coming to the MCU. The mutant centred film has not officially been named yet, but many suspect it will be the MCU's version of the X-Men arriving. So, this article is written with the assumption it will be the X-Men and this then obviously brings the opportunity for the MCU to introduce both the heroic villainous mutants to go against. So here, we will look at the likely candidate to appear in the upcoming film mutant project at the MCU.
Why Storm Should Be Marvel's Flagship Mutant in the MCU!
Marvel have been clear that both the Fantastic Four and the mutant team the X-Men will be appearing in the coming years to the MCU. Both teams fan eagerly anticipate, but the mutant race perhaps has more excitement to appear due to how they have always been representatives for groups excluded or shunned for simply being who they are. Originally the team were used to discuss racial discrimination, but as time has gone on their exclusion from society has resonated with many other groups including the LGBTQ+ community.
- Top Story - July 2022
Five Superheroines Worthy of their Own MovieTop Story - July 2022
Superhero movies are a staple for Hollywood big blockbusters now. But after over a decade, it is only now female heroes are finally getting their own spotlight films. Wonder Woman was the first and now has two films, Captain Marvel shortly followed with her sequel on its way and Black Widow's film was released during the Covid pandemic. Each film has been praised and criticised for various reasons, but they do bring a powerful message about equality and encourage young female fans to the genre.
What Might Come to the MCU in Phase 6?
The Marvel Cinematic Universe is showing no signs of losing memento, with Phase 4 drawing to a close and Phase 5 set to follow. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is set to close Phase 4 of the MCU, where a new Black Panther will rise in place of the dearly departed Chadwick Boseman. Phase 5 is set to comprise of 6 films starting with Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania and ending with The Thunderbolts. But these two phases are likely to be setting up the players that will join forces to end a massive threat much like how Phase 3 closed the arcs set-up in Phases 1 and 2.
- Top Story - July 2022
Ranking the Candidates for the MCU's Young AvengersTop Story - July 2022
The Marvel Cinematic Universe continues to grow, and new heroes are appearing in ever show and film within the franchise. One thing that is becoming clear are Marvel moving towards the Young Avengers forming. This is due to how many are already appearing within the MCU and are proving popular with fans. So here, we will rank the young heroes to be on the team in the comics and the young heroes in the MCU and rank them out of ten of the likelihood of them being one of the founding members. From here be warned, spoilers will be discussed within the recent releases of the MCU.
The Two Ways Ms Marvel’s Post-Credit Scene Could Go!
Be warned this article will contain spoilers. A post-credit scene was not invented by Marvel, but it has easily become the latest trend to excite fans for future instalments thanks to Marvel. However, it is safe to say Marvel have mastered the art of a post-credit scene. As each one allows their audience to try to figure out and connect the scene to the ever-expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe. Marvel’s most recent series Ms Marvel has just concluded and keeping with MCU traditions a post-credit scene was featured at the end of the final episode.
Five Classic Cartoons Needing a Live-Action Remake!
Many animated franchises have now become live-action films, from Transformers to Pokémon to Sonic the Hedgehog. Nothing is off limits now and the premise of a show does not indicate success or failure of a live-action adaptation. Here are five shows worthy of their own shot of a live-action film.
10 Digimon Worthy of Being Partner Digimon in a Digimon Series
The rival monster franchise to Pokémon, Digimon is a franchise with as long a history as the pocket monster catch series. The primary difference between the two franchise's anime series is that Digimon will go from series to series with new characters and each partnered with their own Digimon partner. This has allowed a varied amount of Digimon to shine in their own series, but there are many that are worthy of their time in the spotlight. Here we will look at ten Digimon that could easily be used as partner Digimon in a series.
- Top Story - June 2022
10 Characters that could appear in Young Justice: Phantoms
Young Justice is a show that proves the power of a fandom. When the show premiered back in 2010, the protege superhero team was well received by fans. The fans could not get enough of the complex narrative and in-depth character development given to the roster of heroes. But, the show was abruptly cancelled in 2013 due to poor toy sales, not due to poor series ratings. However, the fans raised up like being called by the Justice League to save the young heroes. This outpour for the show's revival was officially won in 2016 when a third season, Young Justice: Outsiders, went into production.
7 Magical Girl Anime Series Worth Checking Out.
"Magical Girl" is a genre that really goes unused outside of Japan. It is a genre which sees young girls using magic to fight the forces of evil. Essentially being super heroines targeted at young female audiences, akin to Power Rangers. Something Japan started doing decades ago was to tap into an audience that was being ignored. Rather than leaving it as wasted opportunity, they filled the void and Magical Girls have been transforming and fighting evil for the last few generations to enjoy. Very few ever get the western dubbed treatment, but those that have have seen some success.