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Marvel    MCU    text post    

Welcome To The Gunn Show: How Nicole Perlman Is Being Written Out Of ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ 

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VIA: sovietspyder ORIGINALLY FROM: perilunesky
Guardians of the Galaxy    Marvel    that's some fucked up shit    

The difference between DC and Marvel 

grootsdabae:

How DC ends their movies:

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How Marvel ends their movies:

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VIA: wintersoldier-stop ORIGINALLY FROM: grootsdabae
DC    Marvel    Baby Groot    argh I can't get enough baby groot    

rhaenyra:

Mind - Allows the user to greatly strengthen and enhance mental and psionic power and access the thoughts and dreams of other beings.

Space - Allows the user to exist in any or all locations, move any object anywhere throughout reality and warp or rearrange space. At full potential it grants Omnipresence.

Reality - Allows the user to fulfill wishes, even if the wish is in direct contradiction with scientific laws.

Soul - Allows the user to steal, control, manipulate and alter souls, living or dead, and is the gateway to an idyllic pocket universe.

Power - Accesses all power and energy that ever has or will exist, and can boost the other gems’ effects. Allows the user to duplicate almost any physical superhuman ability and grants Omnipotence.

Time - Allows the user total control over the past, present and future. Allows time travel, can age and de-age beings and also be used as a weapon by trapping enemies or entire universes in unending loops of time. Also at full potential grants Omniscience

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VIA: wintersoldier-stop ORIGINALLY FROM: rhaenyra
Marvel    Infinity Gems    
Anonymous ASKED:
Hi, I'm new to marvel. Um would you mind explaining who Sharon carter is?

americachavez:

HELLO FRIEND HELLO

ok so sharon carter is the niece of peggy carter, who in the main marvel comic continuity is a freedom fighter working with the french resistance during ww2. sharon grows up listening to her aunt peggy’s stories of the war, and is inspired to join SHIELD because of her. she does and becomes the ~talented yet mysterious~ agent 13 (20th century comics writing hooo boy).

she and captain america have a long and kind of complicated history. they work together, fall in love, he thinks she should quit her job because chauvinistic mid-century writing, etc etc. then she is seemingly killed off, but mark waid retconned that.

when she comes back, she is suffering from PTSD due to being held in captivity for months. she’s a more cynical, angry and resentful, believing she had been left for dead, but she forgives steve once she learns that he really thought she was dead. they work together again but don’t date. after her next boyfriend is killed by the winter soldier, and while she and steve are tracking him down, they get back together.

then her storyline kind of deteriorates, with a mind-control plot where she assassinates steve (don’t worry, the bullet sent him back in time!!!! comics!!!!!!) combined with a pregnancy plot where she ends up having to give herself an abortion. it’s all rather…….squicky, and really not the plot she deserves. but anyways, she and steve get back together when he comes back to life and the whole brainwashing/aborted pregnancy thing is conveniently erased from her memory.

sharon continues to fight alongside steve, and also is recruited to the secret avengers, and everything was going along swimmingly until rick remender came along and decided to kill her off in the exact same way she was killed off the first time. it doesn’t matter if he brings her back at some point (and he will), the fact is that sharon is about to make her debut in the marvel cinematic universe and she is currently dead in comics canon and I am PISSED ABOUT THAT.

but anyways.

sharon gets kind of a raw deal, both in canon and in fandom. she’s always written off as “captain america’s girlfriend” or “captain america’s bitchy girlfriend” depending on who you talk to and what their exact brand of terrible is. she gets a lot of hate, not only because she’s steve’s main love interest, but also because she’s a female character who isn’t “”“nice.”“” apparently she doesn’t ~smile enough~ to be likeable. and sure, she’s suffered from bad writing more than once (do not PLEASE DO NOT read rick remender’s captain america, for all that is beautiful in this world stay AWAY from that garbage book).

sharon is complicated, but just because she’s not sunshine and rainbows 24/7 that doesn’t mean she’s unlikeable. she’s driven, she has her own motivations and dreams and she never gives those up just for steve. she was inspired by her aunt, which is important because she’s a female character whose main role model in life is ANOTHER FEMALE CHARACTER. sharon is AWESOME, she’s got a super dry sense of humor and she’s snarky and she doesn’t put up with steve’s shit and she’s AMAZING and I LOVE HER

  • mark waid’s run on captain america, starting with captain america vol 1, #444 (her initial return arc is collected here)
  • secret avengers, warren ellis
  • captain america and the secret avengers, a one-shot issue featuring the black widow and agent 13 kicking ass while steve sits home and does paperwork
  • hmmm I guess ed brubaker’s captain america? like I said, sharon’s story line during this run suuuuuucks but it is the primer on everything that is modern-day captain america, and her personality isn’t written…poorly, she’s just screwed over by the narrative. two steps forward, one step back, ed brubaker. captain america: reborn features her having some really great moments with sam wilson, too.
  • seriously, do not read rick remender’s captain america. please. I beg of you. don’t do it.
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VIA: robinade ORIGINALLY FROM: americachavez
Marvel    Sharon Carter    

"Every single Marvel Studios movie has centered around a presumably straight, white, male protagonist, even if white women (mostly love interests) and men of color (support roles) have played roles in the film. The franchise is a box office juggernaut and has a ton of movies on this list, but we’ve gotten two to three movies about each of the men on the Avengers and there’s yet to be a film about Black Widow. Both of Marvel’s ensemble films—The Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy—trimmed down the superhero teams for their film adaptations, and the women characters, save for one, were the first to be cut. Most moviegoers will never know that women of color and LGBTQ characters were cut from Guardians of the Galaxy, but audiences will get to relate to the talking raccoon and the talking tree."  - Marissa Lee, Where’s the Diversity, Hollywood? Sci-Fi and Fantasy Blockbusters Overwhelmingly White, Male (via fuckyeahblackwidow)

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VIA: hesgotametalarm ORIGINALLY FROM: fuckyeahblackwidow
sigh    Comics    Marvel    

intoasylum:

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marvel (part 2) | text posts

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VIA: sebastixnstan ORIGINALLY FROM: intoasylum
Marvel    

"As for a movie with a non-white lead; if Marvel makes Thor 3 before it makes Black Panther, it will have made ten movies headlined by blond white men named Chris before it makes one movie headlined by someone who isn’t even white. (They can cast a black actor named Chris. That’s totally OK.)"  - Marvel Studios and diversity, everyone. (From here.)

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VIA: hesgotametalarm ORIGINALLY FROM: graemem
Marvel    Marvel why    
zetsubonna:

downeyy:


Iron Man 3: Maya Hansen dies, reallyThor 2: Frigga dies, reallyThe Amazing Spider-Man 2: Gwen Stacy dies, really98% of the females in X-Men:Days of Future Past: Dead, reallyAgents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Victoria Hand dies, really

Ant-Man: JANET VAN DYNE DIES, REALLY

Man, whoever is selling all these refrigerators to the MCU writers must be making bank.

zetsubonna:

downeyy:

Iron Man 3: Maya Hansen dies, really
Thor 2: Frigga dies, really
The Amazing Spider-Man 2: Gwen Stacy dies, really
98% of the females in X-Men:Days of Future Past: Dead, really
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Victoria Hand dies, really

Ant-Man: JANET VAN DYNE DIES, REALLY

Man, whoever is selling all these refrigerators to the MCU writers must be making bank.

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VIA: superhumandisasters ORIGINALLY FROM: downeyy
shots fired    Marvel    MCU    

gamoradorable:

them: oh are u excited for that new marvel movie?
me

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VIA: i-heart-hawkeye ORIGINALLY FROM: gamoradorable
Marvel    me    

blacksupervillain:

leseanthomas:

It’s like Marvel is really trying to piss people off, lol. 

Source: http://io9.com/marvels-new-captain-america-will-be-black-1606409585

calling it, whoever the new iron man is they won’t be straight. marvel’s tryna go for the trifecta.

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VIA: odinscns ORIGINALLY FROM: leseanthomas
Marvel    Thor    Captain America    

Bye Bye, Hawkguy: Fraction Writing Final Hawkeye Script 

penandpage:

fyeahkatebishop:

sad news, folks

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VIA: justinripley ORIGINALLY FROM: fyeahkatebishop
Hawkeye    Marvel    

frankenwhales:

Psst. Hey, Marvel. Women read comics. Get over it.

How dare you talk down to them.

How dare you tell them their money doesn’t matter.

How dare you tell them that their opinions don’t matter.

How dare you tell them that they don’t matter.

This is what you have done. Mr. Remender. Mr. Breevort. Fuck. Off.

And thank you, CBR, for reinforcing the fact that the stereotype of Comic Book Guy from The Simpsons is actually a reality. Hope the Dorito dust doesn’t get stuck in your neck beards.

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VIA: cyborgnebula ORIGINALLY FROM: frankenwhales
Marvel    Sexism    Misogyny    comics    

Why Marvel needs to fire Rick Remender - National Comic Books | Examiner.com 

weinersoldier:

WE DID IT YOU GUYS KEEP IT UP

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VIA: i-heart-hawkeye ORIGINALLY FROM: weinersoldier
Marvel    Rick Remender    signal boost    

Relax, 'Captain America' comic fans—that Falcon rape scene never happened 

onemuseleft:

This article is so… badly written. The writer (Gavia Baker-Whitelaw) admits that Jet is a teenage girl for the majority of her run, that she’s declared to be 23 in one panel, moments before a drunken, ill-advised and extremely uncomfortable sexual encounter, and still thinks there’s nothing sketchy about that.

I don’t know where Daily Dot gets its writers from, but I hope the rest of them do more research and are less biased going in.

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VIA: i-heart-hawkeye ORIGINALLY FROM: weinersoldier
Marvel    rape