Megan Thee Stallion to star in Marvel Comics comedy

Megan Thee Stallion has been inspired by the OG hip-hop heavyweights to expand her game beyond music and immerse herself within the moviemaking realm. Megan, 27, is on track to replicate the powerful examples provided by Grammy-, Emmy- and Screen Guild award-winner Queen Latifah, the titular star of the popular “Equalizer” series, and Ice Cube, […]

Despite roles in Marvel movies, Samuel L. Jackson prefers DC Comics

Marvel Cinematic Universe legend Samuel L. Jackson prefers reading DC Comics to Marvel stories. The 73-year-old actor may have played Nick Fury in multiple Marvel movies, but when it comes to reading some superhero adventures, he always turns to DC, the home of Batman, Superman, Aquaman, Wonder Woman and more. He confessed: “I’m a comic […]

‘Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales’ for PS5 strikes cultural chords

The PlayStation 5 gaming console is flying off shelves faster than Sony can restock them. Insomniac’s latest Spider-Man video game may be the reason why.  “Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales” features many of the same things that made the original game for PS4, “Marvel’s Spider-Man,” good. Players will recognize the controls and mechanics of the previous […]

Jamie Foxx returns to ‘Spider-Man’ franchise as a villain

Jamie Foxx revels in delicious wickedness on screen, so much so that he’s returning to one of his most famous characters. The Academy Award-winning Foxx, 52, is reportedly in the final negotiation stages to return to the ultra-successful Spider-Man franchise and, furthermore, reprise his role as the villain character Electro, according to The Hollywood Reporter.  […]

Kylie Jenner celebrates Travis Scott’s birthday in a Marvel-ous way

You are not the only one excited about the Avengers: End Game release. Kylie Jenner took to Instagram to show off just to show how hyped she is for the new Marvel movie. The photo features her longtime boyfriend and father of her child Travis Scott and their daughter, Stormi Webster, dressed as the famous superhero […]

Why Stan Lee created ‘Black Panther’ and other powerful Black characters

Stan Lee has died at the age of 95. Lee and co-creator of Marvel Comics Jack Kirby created classic superhero characters such as The Fantastic Four, Thor, Hulk, Iron Man, The Avengers, X-Men and Spider-Man. But Lee and Kirby were both ahead of their time by creating powerful Black characters in comics during an era where […]

Black Panther creator Stan Lee dead at 95

Stan Lee, the creator of today’s big screen superheroes including Spider-Man, Hulk, Fantastic Four, Black Panther and others, has died. He was 95. Born Stanley Martin Lieber on Dec. 28, 1922, to immigrant parents in the Washington Heights section of New York, Lee grew up in poverty. He started his career in the comic book world […]

Stan Lee’s blood stolen for ‘Black Panther’ comic books

Marvel Comics co-creator and pop culture legend Stan Lee, 95, has been the target of a series of bizarre incidents. In January 2018, he suddenly found himself the target of a sexual harassment complaint. Then word came out that his blood was stolen for a twisted publicity stunt and now a person was caught breaking into […]

Funniest ‘Black Panther’ memes after trailer release

Black Panther was unleashed in the first teaser trailer for the upcoming Marvel movie. And it ignited excitement and eager anticipation among African Americans and Marvel fans nationwide. The footage gives fans the first look at such big stars as Lupita Nyong’o (Nakia) and Michael B. Jordan, as well as, of course, Chadwick Boseman, who […]

Jaylin Simone and Jasmin Alyse Rutledge honor Black hidden figures in comics

Jaylin Simone, 12 and Jasmin Alyse 7, are sisters, actress (Jasmin), and models who caused quite a stir when their Black actress photo re-creations hit social media in 2016. This year, the Rutledge sisters return with a tribute to hidden figures of Marvel, DC and other comic worlds. While looking at comics with their dad, […]

Bulletproof Black man in hoodie, Luke Cage brings poignant end to hot summer

Some are calling the new Netflix series released today, Marvel’s Luke Cage, the most timely TV series since Battlestar Galactica addressed the war on terror in the wake of 9-11. Luke Cage is a bulletproof Black man in a hoodie. What more could we need in the age of Black Lives Matter? “I can’t imagine […]

Drake and Future among latest artists to get ‘Marvel’ comic covers

Since taking over as editor-in-chief at Marvel, Alex Alonso has made no qualms about integrating his love for hip-hop into the brand. Thus far, Alonso has given a number of classic hip-hop albums the Marvel treatment such as 50 Cent’s Get Rich Or Die Tryin’, Eric B. & Rakim’s Paid In Full, Nas’ Illmatic, Wu-Tang Clan’s […]

Son of a Black Panther to pen Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ comic

The son of a Black Panther will be penning the debut of Marvel’s Black Panther when New York Times bestselling author Ta-Nehisi Coates helms the launch of the new comic book series in the spring of 2016.  Black Panther is the first black character in mainstream American comics, and Marvel, as well as comic book fans […]

Celebrate Black fathers, heroes: Sigmas take their sons to Marvel Universe LIVE!

“We brought the kids to Marvel Universe LIVE! to spark their imagination and to thrill their senses. The Avengers also demonstrated how collective talents are the strength of teamwork,” shares Leroy Brown, father of three. “I wanted my kids to experience the very first Marvel live event with the same characters that their father grew up […]

The rise of Black superheroes

It is nearly impossible to go to the movies and not see a trailer for the next up-and-coming superhero film. Ant Man dropped in theaters July 17, Fantastic Four starring Michael B. Jordan, will debut Aug. 7 and San Diego Comic Con just ended with a slew of trailers and teasers any fanboy/fangirl could ever […]

Donald Glover to voice Spider-Man in upcoming cartoon

For years, comic book fans have been pushing for Donald Glover to don the iconic Spider-Man suit for a live-action movie. And though that wish still has yet to be granted, Glover’s Spidey dreams have indeed come true in a different way now that it’s been revealed that he’ll voice a younger version of the […]

Marvel plans to make Captain America black

When it comes to the world of comic books, Marvel has always been ahead of the curve in terms of diversity. Now, Marvel is pushing for even more diversity in its comics and has recently announced that the mantle of Captain America will now be taken over by a black man. Marvel Editor-in-Chief Joe Quesada […]

Justin Timberlake to play the Riddler opposite Ben Affleck’s Batman?!

In random ridiculousness news, on Tuesday, Aug. 27, Justin Timberlake took a few minutes with Fresh 102.7’s Jim and Kim Show to speak about his Runner Runner film costar, Ben Affleck, being cast in the upcoming sequel of this year’s blockbuster Man of Steel. “Ben Affleck as Batman, I like it,” Timberlake said. “I worked […]

VIDEO: New ‘Iron Man 3’ trailer

The best villain line in IRON MAN 3: “I am going to offer you a choice: Do you want an empty life or a meaningful death?” Watch the new IRON MAN 3 Trailer below:

New Spider-Man Comic Half-Black; Will Mainstream Audiences Accept a Black Superhero?

Hold onto your hair extensions, folks: the new Marvel Comic’s Spider Man is a black man named Miles Morales. Marvel Comic’s Ultimate Fallout issue 4, which comes out Wednesday,Aug. 3, features the Spider Man as a half-black, half-Hispanic teenager who takes over the crime-fighting duties from Peter Parker, who was killed in the Ultimate Spider […]