The Modern Age – “One For Them” – Comic Creators Juggle Different Projects

Film director Steven Soderbergh is known for making many different kinds of movies. He’s directed commercial hits like Ocean’s Eleven, Magic Mike, Erin Brockovich and Out of Sight. At the same time, he’s also made offbeat films like Che, The Girlfriend Experience and Sex, Lies, and Videotape. Reportedly, he once said that he ascribed to a “One … Continue reading

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The Modern Age – AVENGERS: EARTH’S MIGHTIEST HEROES Adapts Famous And Not-So-Famous Stories

In June, it was officially announced that the animated series Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, which airs on Disney XD, would be cancelled. The show will, however, live on when it turns into an animated series called Avengers Assemble in 2013. That’s good news for fans because A: EMH has been, … Continue reading

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The Modern Age – Parenting During A Space War

After a two-year absence, popular writer Brian K. Vaughan recently made his return to comics with Image Comics’ Saga, a collaboration with artist Fiona Staples. Vaughan, or BKV as he is called by fans, has built a devoted audience through both his work in mainstream superhero comics and with DC’s … Continue reading

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The Modern Age – What Does Fox’s Upcoming Deadline Mean For Future Daredevil Films?

By this point, most fans realize that although Marvel Entertainment has set up their own production company, realizing tremendous critical and popular success with this summer’s Avengers movie, Marvel does not currently have the film rights to all of the characters in the Marvel Comics universe. This sounds bewildering at first: … Continue reading

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The Modern Age – Hero Fight Club

It has long been the prevailing wisdom that what separates the “Marvel hero” from the “DC hero” is that Marvel heroes were realistic characters with everyday problems while DC heroes were nearly god-like figures who had adventures trying to foil supervillians. Even if that distinction wasn’t an accurate definition, especially … Continue reading

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