Washington Post writer David Betancourt joins Federalist Radio to discuss the work of Stan Lee and big changes in the superhero entertainment industry.
Their partnership was tense, but Stan Lee and Jack Kirby were pioneers.
While the characters he co-created will go down as his big contribution, Stan Lee should gain the most credit for being the greatest advocate of comics.
It is right to honor Lee; it is right to make a legend of him. He gave us myths we still find enchanting, both as audiences and as myth-makers.
If the successful crowdfunding trend continues, we could see a watershed moment in comics like the Amazon Kindle was to bookstores.
Batman is bigger than any one film or comic. He’s a myth that looms large over our culture, casting a wide and long shadow.
Of all of Marvel’s early ’60s characters, Ant-Man, alongside Iron Man, was the most politicized. Both were sturdy anti-Communists.
Perhaps the most amazing thing about Spider-Man was the mind and abilities of the man who truly formed him. That’s Steve Ditko, of whose death the news has come.
Peter Suderman joins Federalist Radio to break down the history of Marvel’s movie franchises and how their blockbuster “Avengers: Infinity War” came to be.
Each of DC’s major characters is essentially a sun at the center of their own solar system. Their gravity is so strong they maintain multiple planets all on their own.
The scarred heart of humanity that breathes life into all fiction is what makes Superman truly great. And in many ways his story is the story of America.
‘The Gifted’ eschews typical network conventions and is better for it. It’s a show crafted with care, not just a lazy means of cashing in on a license.
The edge of extinction storyline begun in ‘House of M’ through the end of ‘Avengers vs. X-Men’ resulted in a slog of increasing irrelevance for Marvel’s merry band of mutants.
The man who has satirized corporate culture and groupthink for nearly 30 years is agitating the groupthink on both sides of the climate change debate.
Captain America says, ‘Heritage Initiative. They call themselves a ‘think tank,’ but—’ X-Men leader Kitty Pryde interrupts: ‘they’re a bunch of anti-mutant racists.’
Their comic books have lost their core of good storytelling, and are instead pandering to social justice warriors and offering phony diversity pushes.
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