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The Upcoming Captain Marvel Film Is Largely Female

The upcoming "Captain Marvel" film just booked two female directors: Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. The two have already co-directed movies together like "Mississippi Grind" starring Ryan Reynolds, and some TV episodes so we're expecting greatness. Read More »

Marvel's First Queer Latina Superhero, America Chavez, Channels Beyoncé On Cover

After appearing in "Young Avengers," "Ultimates," and "A-Force" in the past, Marvel's America Chavez has finally gotten a book of her Read More »

Roxane Gay Makes History as the First Black Female Lead Writer for Marvel

Known for her exquisite New York Times stories and celebrated novels, including "An Untamed State" and "Bad Feminist," Roxane Gay continues to knock down barriers in the literacy world. Read More »

This New Marvel Comic Features the True Story of a Syrian Mother's Fight for Survival

"Madaya Mom" is a comic created by Marvel and ABC News, based on the true-life experiences of a mother living with her family in the afflicted Syrian town of Madaya. Read More »

The New Black Female Iron Man Now Has an Official Name

Move over Tony Stark, there's a new Iron Man — or should we say, Woman? — in town. Read More »

Marvel Wouldn't Allow the Villain in "Iron Man 3" to Be a Woman Because of This Ridiculous Reason

By Maggie Mallon Today in 'Are You Serious?' movie news, screenwriter-director Shane Black revealed the reason he had to change the gender of a leading character in "Iron Man 3": toy sales. Read More »

See Sana Amanat's Most Notable Marvel Characters

Marvel's director of content development and "Ms. Marvel" co-creator, Sana Amanat, is no stranger to shattering gender stereotypes, especially with comic book characters. Read More »

You'll Love Marvel's Four New Female-Lead Comic Book Covers

On Monday, People.com reported that starting November 11, Marvel will roll out four comic book covers featuring female leads including the All-New Wolverine and Spider-Gwen, among others. Read More »

Can Marvel Give the World a Nuanced Female Superhero With Ant-Man and the Wasp?

In the world of cinematic superheroes, women have it tough, particularly in the Marvel pantheon. Read More »

Be The Hero: Get to Know Sana Amanat's Story

Sana Amanat is a renowned comic book editor and the co-creator of the breakthrough Muslim-American female comic book superhero, Ms. Marvel. Read More »

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