Iron Man to become a black teenage girl

A 15-year-old black girl will become Iron Man, so says an exclusive from Time. Her name is Riri Williams and she takes on the role of Iron Man after events in Civil War II. I’m assuming Tony Stark will get killed off at the end of Civil War II. Captain America was killed off at …

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Justin Trudeau’s crotch is choosing sides

Marvel Comics released the cover image of Civil War II: Choosing Sides #5. It features Canadian Prime Minister and self-proclaimed feminist Justin Trudeau pretending to be a boxer. He’s wearing a Canadian tourist tank-top and a pair of shorty shorts so skimpy, not even 1980’s John Stockton would have worn them. What you can’t see …

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Some upset over ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ ad

There’s a billboard promoting the movie X-Men: Apocalypse that some are saying is inappropriate because they feel it promotes violence against women. In the image Apocalypse, played by Oscar Isaac, is choking Mystique, played by actress Jennifer Lawrence. I have a hard time understanding the underlying logic with this criticism, mostly because it seems to …

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Captain America is a Hydra sleeper agent

Marvel Comics retconned the hell out of one of its most prizedĀ pieces of intellectual property last week. They made Captain America a Hydra sleeper agent. Not only did they make Steve Rogers a Hydra agent, they did it by adding it to his back story. We see that he and his mother were recruited by …

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Emerald City Comicon sued for not paying ‘volunteers’

Jerry Brooks, a formerĀ Emerald City Comicon volunteer, is initiating a class action suit against the con, alleging the convention broke Washington state employment laws. Volunteers, referred to as “minions” by the convention’s organizers, performed tasks normally performed by paid employees. Emerald City Comicon minions were not paid. Legally, Emerald City Comicon was not in a …

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