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Captain Marvel
Brie Larson confidently lays the next cornerstone of the Marvel Cinematic Universe
"...In the history of Marvel Comics, there's been few characters that have been through..."

March 8, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Marvel's The Avengers
Excelsior! This Marvel adventure knocks it out of the universe.
"...This is it, oh true believers: the moment monumental Marvel Comics morphs – for real, for reel – from..."

May 4, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

SXSW: Six Things We Learned From Marvel
The House of Ideas launches new initiatives, plus a big hire
"...So Marvel Comics had been teasing big things all week from..."

March 10, 2013 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Marvel Makes the Ultimate Television
The House of Ideas launches new Spider-Man this weekend
"...machines off. But when there's an unexpected screening of Marvel Comics' latest animated show Ultimate Spider-Man on offer, it's..."

March 31, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Marvel Vs. DC Comics: Who Clobbered Whom?
The Dionysium's comics debate did not turn out as predicted
"...predicting his victory in that evening's Dionysium debate about Marvel being better than DC, you've no doubt been breathlessly..."

Dec. 8, 2011 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The Marvel of Aurasma
Remember our animated SXSW covers? Now with more heroes.
"...Where the Chronicle leads, Marvel Comics follows: At least when it comes to augmented..."

April 7, 2012 Books Post by Richard Whittaker

Page Two: A Constant Marvel
Binder, Beck, and the Big Red Cheese
"...time to work for Fawcett, the home of Captain Marvel...."

Dec. 18, 2009 Column by Louis Black

AFF2012: DC vs. Marvel Panel
Hulk argue, smash, concur
"...As for the Marvel vs. DC smackdown-cum-love/hate affair, and comics in general, Turman..."

Oct. 21, 2012 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Happy Anniversary, Marvel Cinematic Universe
Mondo Gallery celebrates a decade of heroes
"...Austin-based Alamo Drafthouse spin-off celebrates 10 years of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with a special show looking back on..."

Oct. 12, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

A Marvel-ous Idea
" fan. And the first time I saw Ms. Marvel aka Kamala Khan, I saw myself. A nerd, a..."

April 25, 2019 Postmarks

Major Error Caught! Not Marvel but DC!
"...21] in which he refers to Catwoman as a Marvel Comics character. Sorry, Savlov: Catwoman is a DC Comics..."

Jan. 25, 2005 Postmarks

Captain America: The Winter Soldier
One of the better offerings from Marvel’s growing multimedia omniverse, this film gives fans plenty to chew on.
"...third, if you count The Avengers) entry in the Marvel Universe franchise should read, seeing as how it pointedly..."

April 4, 2014 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Hulk Will Smash at Wizard World
Marvel to premiere "Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United" in Austin
"...In the past couple of years, Marvel Comics has debuted some of its bigger projects in..."

Nov. 20, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Stan the Man
The legendary name behind Marvel Comics comes to town for Wizard World
"...sense of humor. "I'm Stan Lee," the founder of Marvel Comics tells me from his West Coast home. "I..."

Nov. 22, 2013 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Ghost Rider
The movie adds little to Marvel's source material, but to be fair, there wasn't a surfeit of originality in the comic book to begin with.
"...Elliott and Donal Logue. Ghost Rider is based on Marvel Comics' Seventies-era title featuring the character of Johnny Blaze,..."

Feb. 23, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Comics Writer Donny Cates Casts Spells on Doctor Strange
Marvel's Sorcerer Supreme and big bad Thanos get a local scribe
"...This week sees his first issue writing one of Marvel Comics' most recognizable heroes, Doctor Strange. Next week comes..."

Nov. 17, 2017 Arts Feature by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Festival: 10 Things We Learned From the Writers of Infinity War
Marvel scribes Markus and McFeely stay spoiler-free
"...Stephen McFeely who have done the most to shape Marvel’s Cinematic Universe...."

Nov. 1, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Avengers: Infinity War
Earth's mightiest heroes face their greatest, most nuanced threat
"...When we last visited the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the outlook was bleak. The Avengers had..."

April 27, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Four
Marvel not at this Fox flop
"...Steer clear, Friends of Ol’ Marvel! The newest iteration of Stan Lee and Joltin’ Jack..."

Aug. 14, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Incredible Hulk
Finally, the Hulk is truly incredible. As of right now, it's Marvel's universe; we just live in it.
"...viewed today, just doesn't feel like part of the Marvel Comics multiverse. Leterrier and screenwriter Zak Penn (whose script..."

June 13, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Spider-Man: Far From Home
Everyone's favorite web-slinger returns for a new era of Marvel
"...After 10 years and 22 films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the obvious question is – what now?..."

July 5, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Captain America: Civil War
It's a Marvel Universe, and we all just live in it
"...Nobody ever accused Marvel Studios of not playing the long game. With Captain..."

May 6, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Welcome to the X-Men, David Marquez: Hope You Survive the Experience!
Local artist opens run on Marvel's merry mutants today
"...Call David Marquez a Marvel zombie, and he'll be pretty happy with it. In..."

Jan. 16, 2013 Books Post by Richard Whittaker

Black Panther
High drama and high action as Marvel gives Wakanda life.
"...isolation. This is part of the massive and ongoing Marvel Cinematic Universe (18 so far, with two more this..."

Feb. 16, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Spider-Man: Homecoming
Your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man is back (again)
"...War boded well for this third big-screen incarnation of Marvel’s most popular and relatable teen superhero. Swinging into a..."

July 7, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Doctor Strange
The Doctor is out, far out
"...The Marvel Universe expands exponentially and with style to burn in..."

Nov. 4, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Marvel Universe expands to include comedy
" fine, people). All this and more has enmeshed Marvel’s Ant-Man film, a long-gestating project that saw the unconventional..."

July 17, 2015 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Guardians of the Galaxy
These lesser-known, misfit, comic-book characters are a grand addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
"...ones – have never been a priority of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. They’re typically hung on some gobbledygook idea,..."

Aug. 1, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Thor: The Dark World
The Marvel cinematic universe opens its gates once again, and The Dark World does not disappoint.
"...They’re both tested when the latest installment in the Marvel cinematic universe opens with some ponderous business about truculent..."

Nov. 8, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Amazing Spider-Man
The Amazing Spider-Meh might be a better name for this dullish retread.
"...The Amazing Spider-Meh is a better-suited title for Marvel's reboot of Sam Raimi's original, far superior trilogy. Brit..."

July 6, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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