Category Archives: Marvel

GW1 Issue 143 – What Are Thoooose?!

This week we recorded live at Oddmall: Expedition Elsewhere in Canton, Ohio (amazingly with very few interruptions). Of course, the big story is the huge movie release from last week, Black Pantherand we have lots to discuss. We also have some info to share about what we’ve been up to, as well as some of the recent geek stories you may have missed, including casting news, Disney park updates, Doctor Who comics and the return of Firefly! Listen now!  Continue reading GW1 Issue 143 – What Are Thoooose?!

Gotham Gal West Coast – How an Action Movie Taught Me the Value of Community

It’s been a full week since I’ve seen Black Panther for the first time, and I still cannot get it out of my head. While we’ve heard about the movie and the amazing female characters within it, there’s another important aspect of the film—Community. Black Panther takes community to a different level than any Marvel Cinematic Universe film before it; audiences can only hope that this undercurrent continues in future films.  Continue reading Gotham Gal West Coast – How an Action Movie Taught Me the Value of Community

Irregular’s Intel – Who Is The Black Panther?

It’s official: Black Panther fever has hit and no one is safe! Marvel’s latest entry into the MCU is poised to be a blockbuster and will add another win in the MCU success column. But unless you watch the animated shows, follow the MCU or read Marvel Comics, the character may be a mystery for you. Outside of occasional mentions on various shows the general populace knows very little, if anything, about King T’Challa and his nation of Wakanda. So here is a crash course.  Continue reading Irregular’s Intel – Who Is The Black Panther?

Gotham Gal West Coast – Unspoiled Panther

Our west coast correspondent managed to get tickets to an early screening of Black Panther. Here’s her non-spoilery teaser review…. with basic story taken from the trailers.

With Black Panther, Marvel delivers one of its most cohesive, plot-driven origin stories yet. Filled with an unforgettable cast, this film will have you immersed in the magical, technology-driven world of Wakanda.  Continue reading Gotham Gal West Coast – Unspoiled Panther

Irregular’s Intel – A Momentous Occasion

A week from now I will have seen the Thursday night premier of Marvel’s Black Panther and I will probably be filled with excitement, hype and all the feels. Now this is different for me than the thrill I felt from Marvel’s Captain America: Winter Soldier or Rogue One. Why, you may ask? Because this is the first time that a major movie company has produced a super hero movie featuring a black super hero and a predominately black cast. You guys know me and know that I rarely, if ever, discuss race. But what is coming is HUGE! And the fact that 47 year old me is here to witness it… well, it’s the stuff blogs are made of!  Continue reading Irregular’s Intel – A Momentous Occasion