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Wed, October 1st, 2014 - Equality And The Feminist Mission Statement of "Thor" #1
Writer Brett White's explains how the debut issue embodies the most often forgotten word in "feminism's" definition.

Wed, September 24th, 2014 - The Danger of the Disappearing X-Men
Writer Brett White's head might understand why Marvel's mutants have taken a backseat, but that doesn't mean his heart is any less broken.

Wed, September 17th, 2014 - What's Next For Gwen Stacy, the Spider-Woman?
Now that her amazing debut is behind her, Brett White hopes that this isn't the last we've seen of the new Gwen Stacy.

Wed, September 10th, 2014 - When The X-Men Go Solo -- And Succeed
Brett White praises the risks being taken by new ongoing series "Storm," "Cyclops," "Magneto," and "Nightcrawler."

Wed, September 3rd, 2014 - The Best Avengers Wear Bomber Jackets
Marvel's '90s "Avengers" comics may owe a lot to the X-Men, but that's exactly why Brett White loves them.

Wed, August 27th, 2014 - Flipping Through The Weirdly Subversive "Marvel Swimsuit Specials"
If you can't get enough of seeing Marvel's muscular males in ridiculous swimsuits, then Brett White has a treat for you.

Wed, August 20th, 2014 - I'm Proud Of "Superior Foes Of Spider-Man"
Even though he played no part in the book's creation, Brett White feels a curious swelling of pride for the soon-to-conclude comedy comic.

Wed, August 13th, 2014 - Weathering The Storm With "Storm"
With tragedy after tragedy unfolding in the news, Brett White looks to Ororo Munroe's new series to find a sense of hope.

Wed, August 6th, 2014 - Marvel Studios' "Black Widow" Waiting Game
Brett believes Marvel Studios could make the first unquestionably great female superhero movie -- but he might be getting tired of waiting.

Wed, July 30th, 2014 - Comics Come Alive at SDCC
Brett White dispels the misguided notion that there are no comics at the infamous comic convention.

Wed, July 23rd, 2014 - The Re-Reader's Conundrum
As he prepares for his SDCC trip, Brett White wonders why he doesn't re-read his favorite comics more often.

Wed, July 16th, 2014 - In Support Of Marvel's All-New Thor
In a move that should surprise absolutely no one, Brett White loves the reimagined Thor!

Wed, July 9th, 2014 - Dissent & Respect: Learning From the #FireRickRemender Uproar
Brett hopes to see more empathy and understanding from both sides of social media arguments, but he really just wants the outrage cycle to stop.

Wed, July 2nd, 2014 - So You Wanna Write About Comics?
Brett White reveals how he broke into the wild world of comic book journalism, and explains why he won't work for free.

Wed, June 25th, 2014 - Brett's Top 10 Hottest Comic Dudes
Things get super personal as Brett celebrates his 100th IYFJ by counting down his comic book crushes.

Wed, June 18th, 2014 - The Special Edition NYC Show Report
Brett shares his thoughts, negative and positive, about New York City's all-new, all-comics summer convention.

Wed, June 11th, 2014 - Learning From "LEGO Marvel Super Heroes"
Brett comes clean as a video game novice and reveals what the brick-based Marvel adventure has taught him.

Wed, June 4th, 2014 - Southern Pride and "Southern Bastards"
"Southern Bastards," Jason Aaron and Jason Latour's new Image Comics series, hits Brett a little close to home.

Wed, May 28th, 2014 - X-Men: Reactions of Future Past
Brett loved the latest X-Men film, but he still highlights two seriously big problems that do need to be addressed for the next installment.

Wed, May 21st, 2014 - The "X-Men" Experience
Brett relives the events surrounding the release of the first X-Men film, and the time James Marsden walked him and his mother to Blockbuster Music.

Wed, May 14th, 2014 - Why Do I Love Gambit?
With Gambit's future X-film situation becoming a bigger topic of discussion by the day, Brett wonders why he has a soft spot for the Ragin' Cajun.

Wed, May 7th, 2014 - The Amazing Gwen Stacy Problem
After seeing "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," Brett wonders why blind rigidity to its source material outweighed the potential to tell a genuinely progressive super hero tale.

Wed, April 30th, 2014 - My Own Star Wars Saga
Despite a lifelong adoration of Star Wars, writer Brett White still has a problem with "Episode VII's" current lack of female characters.

Wed, April 23rd, 2014 - The Marvel Cinematic Universe Needs Foggy Nelson
Brett explains, in detail, exactly why Daredevil's chubby buddy means so much to both the character and the superhero genre.

Wed, April 16th, 2014 - Anatomy Of A Bad Reaction
Brett White has a few things to say to the social media users that are giving male comic book fans a bad name.

Wed, April 9th, 2014 - Where's the LGBT in the MCU?
After a disheartening and spoiler-ific turn of events, writer Brett White wonders when we'll see an LGBT hero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Wed, April 2nd, 2014 - Happy Birthday, Batman!
To commemorate Bruce Wayne's 75th birthday, Brett examines his personal relationship with DC Comics' caped crusader.

Wed, March 26th, 2014 - The Perfect X-Men Adaptation
After rewatching the first season of the '90s "X-Men" cartoon, Brett explains why the beloved animated series nailed it in a way the films haven't yet.

Wed, March 19th, 2014 - The Captain Marvel Film I Want To See
In which Brett responds to Kevin Feige's recent "Captain Marvel" movie tease with a truckload of speculation.

Wed, March 12th, 2014 - "Agents of SHIELD" Hits A New High With "Yes Men"
Writer Brett White breaks down how the latest episode of "Agents of SHIELD" captured some of Marvel's big screen magic.

Wed, March 5th, 2014 - Surprise! I Like Aquaman!
Out of nowhere, Jeff Parker and Paul Pelletier's version of Aquaman has won Brett White over, and he can hardly believe it.

Wed, February 26th, 2014 - Who Is Marvel's Lois Lane?
When it comes to non-super powered female characters, does Marvel have anyone that even comes close to matching Metropolis' best reporter in popularity?

Tue, February 25th, 2014 - Who Is Marvel's Wonder Woman? II
Revisiting the question from an earlier column, writer Brett White dug up some more numbers to see if Storm is still Marvel's Wonder Woman.

Wed, February 19th, 2014 - "Guardians of the Galaxy" & the Future Of The Marvel Cinematic Universe
Brett analyzes the "Guardians of the Galaxy" trailer's "Star Wars" similarities and realizes that the future lies in the hands of a bunch of a-holes.

Wed, February 12th, 2014 - Lessons Learned From "The Lego Movie"
Writer Brett White took away some surprising lessons about comic book culture from a film designed to sell him toys.

Wed, February 5th, 2014 - Why Representation Matters to Me
With "Ms. Marvel" #1 on stands and "iZombie" getting a television pilot, writer Brett White recounts his social justice origin story.

Wed, January 29th, 2014 - The X-Men Fan I Used To Be
Brett reflects on three X-Men comics published exactly 20 years ago, examining how his reading habits have changed since then.

Wed, January 22nd, 2014 - Where Are All The Comedy Comics?
Looking over Image Expo's announcements, Brett found himself wondering why more mainstream series don't go for the funny.

Tue, January 21st, 2014 - The January 2014 Comic Book Commentary Lightning Round
January has been filled with enough big comic book news to last a whole year, leaving writer Brett White no choice but to examine them all at once.

Wed, January 15th, 2014 - "Action" Is The Superman Comic You've Been Waiting For
After a 2013, Brett believes that Superman's back in a big way for 2014, thanks to the work of creators Greg Pak and Aaron Kuder.

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