One of the most important iconic people of our time passed away Monday. Stanley Martin Lieber otherwise, known as Stan Lee. He is known by all comic book lovers as the father of Marvel Studios. A life filled with more than enough fame and hero worship by all those fans that followed the legendary writer and artist; December 28, 1922 – November 12, 2018. This man is known throughout the comic world, even more throughout the planet itself as a man of equality, diversity, and love of all. Stan Lee was a comic book writer, publisher, chairman, director, and editor. He leads a small publishing company and helped turn it into a large multimedia company, the same company we all know today as the infamous Marvel Studios. It is sad to see him go but he will never be forgotten with all the work he has achieved over the many years.
I’ve dived into the world of WEBTOON. I’m kinda late to the party but I’m here all the same. While I haven’t fully immersed myself there are few stories that I’ve come to love and I’m going to talk about them.
A clip has been circulating online of Kevin Fierg the President of Marvel Studio hinting at a possible induction of Kamala Khan, New Jersey’s very own Miss Marvel. For those who are unfamiliar, Khan is a Pakistani American teenager of the Islamic faith who gains her powers in a “freak accident” like many of her hero counterparts. President Fierg doesn’t go into details on how or when they plan to introduce Kamala to the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe) but allow me to ramble and speculate. But before I jump into it. Check out the clip below.
This past Thursday, the team and I watched Avengers: Infinity War. It’s been a long time coming and to be honest, I still having mixed feelings about how things played out. Thanos was really menacing, he exuded a level of power and confidence I wasn’t quite ready for. The Titan was a total badass and this got me thinking, based on my knowledge of Marvel Comics who could go toe to toe with the All Mighty Thanos. Here are three characters that I know can do it.
The first female black superhero introduced to the comic book world was Butterfly. She opened the gateway to many female black superhero characters. She not very well known and she was short lived. She had only two appearances in a comic called Hell-Rider. The character debuted in the first issue of Hell-Rider which was published in August 1971 a black and white superhero action comics series. The creator of the comic book series was Gary Friedrich who worked with other various comic book artists such as Mike Esposito, Ross Andru, Rich Buckler, Dick Ayers, John Celardo, and Syd Shore. Butterfly was the first female hero who was Ms. Marian Michaels a singer and by late night the super-heroine Butterfly.
Naruto: Age of Anarchy was written and illustrated by Komal Ashfaq a Pakistani artist. Age of Anarchy volume one was first released on August 23, 2010 via her Komalash Deviant Art Page. The story follows Naruto and the rest of the Konoha 11 in early adulthood. Approximately, Three years after the Third Shinobi War. With an impending war is on the horizon. Continue reading