A lot of the movies put out by Hollywood puts out these days seem to have had wholly nonverbal pitches: an image of a superhero, or a poster of the movie on which it’ll be based, or a toy, or a still of an app about goddamn tempestuous fowl. So a film wrought by a casual Twitter conversation […]
Every issue of Unbeatable Squirrel Girl opens with a credits page that is also a look into Doreen Green’s social media life, as she chats with friends and fellow superheroes about her adventures. But those social media accounts don’t just exist in the pages of comics, but on actual Twitter too, and guys, they’re… Read more...
Cosplayers have learned how to market themselves on social media, how to fund their art with print sales and crowdfunding, and now they're mastering the art of the superheroic self portrait. But, much like the characters they portray,...Show More Summary
In a past life, I was a minor internet celebrity. One big perk to that dubious career was being a vendor at San Diego Comic Con for seven straight years. Our little indie booth saw visits from superheroes and celebrities alike. Doctor Who, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, DC & Marvel Comics: It’s truly a nerdy [...]Show More Summary
Marvel’s latest superhero series, Iron Fist, hit Netflix this past Friday. Its response so far has been mixed, to say the least (heck, there hasn’t been this much social media outcrying since Trump took the Whitehouse). It would be fair to say, in the most generalized fashion, that this series is not Marvel’s first dumpster fire […]
Well, the superhero squad does have a baby tree, so maybe the new nickname is pretty accurate.
From the innovative minds of social media influencer Jamie Broadnax, creator of the Black Girl Nerds website and host of the BGN Podcast, and unapologetic “blerd” blogger Stephanie Williams, host of The Lemonade Show, comes a brand new weekly podcast
The Merc With A Mouth himself shot down the latest superhero rumor via social media in the most Deadpool-y way possible! Read the full article on AICN Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. Umberto Gonzalez wasn't going to let 2016 end without another...Show More Summary
A group of Marvel and Netflix Twitter accounts were hacked by OurMine, a hacker group that targets social media accounts to advertise security services.
These days, no one is safe from hacking -- not even Marvel superheroes. A group of Marvel and Netflix Twitter accounts were hacked Wednesday morning by OurMine, a hacker group that says it targets high-profile social media accounts to advertise its security services. Show More Summary
The perils of modern online life even affect the Man of Steel. Jimmy Olsen's snap run through Facebook's evil autotagging is more observant than Lois. Lots more brilliant stuff by Brakken here. (more…)
Henry Cavill revealed today on social media that Superman will be rocking a new costume next year in Justice League. Aside from being a major fashion change, here's what this new suit could mean in relation to how it was used in the comics.
When male trolls bully their way onto social media and in our elections, who you gonna call? You might think the political movie of the moment would be one of the half-dozen or so superhero pictures where the world is engulfed by chaos and a strongman comes to its rescue. But I have my money on...
Keiynan Lonsdale recently debuted his Kid Flash costume to the delight of The Flash fans everywhere. Many were quick to voice their support of his new superhero suit on social media. With this huge reveal of what's to come, we've rounded up five fun facts about the man behind the mask. Show More Summary
Our screens and phones fume with righteousness. Our superheroes have forsaken us and our fictions pale against our headlines. Social media taunts have poisoned our political discourse and disfigured our reality. We have become an angry, fractious lot, a “Game of Thrones” for a digitized and unsettled...
A few years ago, my husband bought a T-shirt that read, "May your life someday be as awesome as you pretend it is on Facebook!" We laughed and laughed. Photo by Angela Ashton Smith Just about anyone with an active social media account...Show More Summary
After the hashtag #GiveElsaAGirlfriend lit up social media earlier this month, users now have a new request: #GiveCaptainAmericaABoyfriend. The hashtag has been used thousands of times, both for and against the idea. Disney’s MarvelShow More Summary
When Marvel tapped Taika Waititi to direct Thor: Ragnarok many people weren't sure what to expect. Waititi was relatively unknown, and what he was known for was more comedy than superhero action. If the director's own personality is anything to go by, the next Thor movie may have us rolling in the isles. Show More Summary
It's very difficult, though not quite impossible, to keep a secret intact in a superhero property these days. And it's not really because of fans, though social media and comments sections do spoil a great deal of the fun. But studios...Show More Summary
Although cosplay has been present for decades within the comics, anime, and sci-fi/fantasy fandoms, social media has played an integral role in the thriving communities of costuming that exist, such as Cosplay.com and the Superhero Costuming Forum. Show More Summary