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“Birds of Prey” flocks to the top

By Liam Klein, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

What comes to mind when you hear the word “Superhero,” probably a six-foot-tall cut white guy, and not Margot Robbie. Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) or its new names as of Feb. 10 Harley Quinn is the newest installment in a Warner Brothers DC extended universe....

Black Panther sets a new standard for superhero genre

Black Panther movie poster reflects the complexity of  the hit film.

By Jake Herman, News Editor

February 27, 2018

  With stellar acting, a thoughtful script and excellent visuals, “Black Panther” puts a unique spin on a superhero movie and is executed to near-perfection.   Directed and written by Ryan Coogler, Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” is one of the best installments of the Marvel Cine...

Marvel provides another super show

Marvel provides another super show

By Fatima Yazdi, Social Media Editor

October 24, 2017

“The Defenders” is Marvel’s most recent television creation. In the show, four of Marvel’s biggest heroes are each living their own lives and working individually, but all have one common goal in mind: to save New York City. Matthew Murdock a.k.a Daredevil (Charlie Cox), Jessica Jones (Krysten...

“Doctor Strange” Bursts onto the Movie Scene

“Doctor Strange” opened Nov. 4 and has received high praise by critics and moviegoers.

By Jake Herman, Online Opinions Editor

December 5, 2016

With stunning visuals, memorable characters and a storyline that overcomes a complicated premise to deliver twists and turns, Marvel’s latest superhero movie “Doctor Strange” delivers an action-packed hero tale that’s worth the trip to see. Directed and written by Scott Derrickson, the movie...

Marvel’s Daredevil is the newest TV hero to watch

Daredevil compensates for his blindness by using his scent-tracking and hearing powers to defeat villains in the recent Netflix series.

By Ross Tanenbaum, Online News Editor

May 26, 2015

Guardians of the Galaxy and Avengers: Age of Ultron have both proven that Marvel knows what it is doing in terms of making movies. The new Netflix original show Daredevil continues Marvel’s legacy in its own unique way. Daredevil premiered April 10 and introduces a new character into the Marvel...

Marvel’s heroes superior

Marvel's heroes superior

By Daniel Miyares, Business Manager

October 24, 2014

The green monstrosity advances in a furious rage, muscles bulging and eyes flaring. The familiar, vibrant red-and blue cape ripples in flight as a chiseled figure soars to meet him. Just before the two forces of nature converge, time stops, and this daydream of countless comic fans ends. A battle...

DC always saves the day

DC always saves the day

By Jasmine Baten, Photo Editor

October 24, 2014

Nananananana— BATMAN…Would win in a fight against Captain America…. right? That’s right. There’s a battle going down in the comic world: DC Comics versus Marvel. Time to see whose cape is prettier. DC Comics is the not-so-obvious winner—it’s given the world its original superheroes....

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