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Marvel Studios is on a victory lap following "The Avengers," and writer Brett White has realized what they've done right.
Brett White explores the new storytelling opportunities created by the new Muslim Ms. Marvel, and challenges nay-sayers to check their privilege.
Lifelong X-Men devotee Brett White tries to pinpoint exactly what about the film's new trailer doesn't sit right with him.
In the wake of Marvel's "Fearless Defenders" cancellation, Brett White offers some words of advice for the book's dedicated readers.
Faced with one of the more uncertain times of his professional career, Brett White recounts just how New York Comic Con reaffirmed his faith in the industry.
With a new ongoing series coming our way as part of the next wave of Marvel NOW! titles, Brett White explains why She-Hulk is one of the most important heroes in comics today.
In an incredibly spoiler-free piece, Brett White examines how superhero comics' never-ending nature separates the genre from other serialized fiction, highlighted by the recent finale of "Breaking Bad."
Before placing any judgment on "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," writer Brett White wonders just how this niche show from a fan-favorite creator made its way onto network TV.
After moving apartments, Brett White wonders why he feels the need to show off his passion for comic books by hanging onto thousands of single issues.
Brett White really wants to like DC Comics, but the company's recent spate of decisions, talent departures and statements continue to result in a less and less DC-heavy pull list.
When it comes to making snarky comments and insulting creators under cover of the anonymity provided by the Internet, Brett White urges fans to consider the ramifications of their remarks.
Brett White has reached his breaking point with his hefty monthly pull list on its way towards four dozen titles - and he doesn’t know what to do about it.
Writer Brett White has discovered a new favorite comic -- "X-Men: Vignettes" -- one that's actually over 25 years old.
After reading "Kick-Ass 2" for the first time, Brett White has come to realize that the old saying "with great power comes great responsibility" applies to writers as well.
With shelf space hard to come by in his NYC apartment, Brett weighs the benefits and drawbacks of leaving the back issue bins behind in favor of digital storefronts.
Brett managed to survive his first ever Comic-Con International - okay, seriously, he met Joss Whedon while in San Diego, and his life has been changed forever.
Just before boarding the flight to his first ever Comic-Con International, Brett White takes a wild guess at what he'll encounter when he arrives in San Diego. He is unprepared.
After decades of searching, Brett White is ready to declare one comic book shop as his favorite, even if it does exist well beyond his immediate vicinity, taunting him with its fancy Comics U courses.
Marvel Studios has three unannounced films scheduled to arrive theaters over the next several years. Brett White has determined that one of them has to be female-led, so why not make it Captain Marvel?
After hearing Superman fans' opinions about "Man of Steel," Brett reflects upon the film career of his beloved mutants while opining on which four-color era of X-Men adventures would make for a solid film.
Upon returning from this year's HeroesCon in Charlotte, North Carolina, Brett reflects on how Captain Marvel's fans, members of the growing Carol Corps, reflect the future of comic books.
Brett braces for the online freakout surely set to accompany the latest death-filled issue of Dennis Hopeless' "Avengers Arena" as thousands of voices cry out as one on Twitter and Tumblr.
Brett has recently come to the realization that Rogue is his favorite X-Man, just in time for the debut of Brian Wood and Olivier Coipel's "X-Men" #1.
After having previously declared his lack of interest in comic books' most iconic character, Brett confesses he's had a change of heart when it comes to Superman.
Upon reflecting on his two decades of being an X-Men fan, Brett realizes the lessons he's learned from Marvel's ever-evolving group of mutant outcasts.
Brett has a bit of a problem with DC Comics covering up He-Man with the character's new costume, and the general trend towards the ever-growing fabric imprisonment of male heroes' legs.
Brett returns from a trip to Oregon for the Stumptown Comics Festival and is ready to unpack both his suitcase and his thoughts about Portland, the comic book capital of the United States.
Brett shares five things that hyper-critical comic book fans need to accept before seeing this year's slate of movies adapting or otherwise based on comic books.
This week, Brett White finally writes a column explaining that every character, even the much-maligned, one-time X-Man Maggott, has potential.
Brett White tackles the latest in a long line of controversies, this time surrounding the furor over the the belief Apple rejected an issue of "Saga."
Brett dissects the reactions evoked by the recent controversy around Havok's "M word" speech in "Uncanny Avengers" #5, looking at the larger issue from his own viewpoint and experiences with Marvel's X-Men.
Brett White explains how the new digital-first "Batman '66" comic by Jeff Parker and Jonathan Case is a retro throwback that may actually mean a lot for the future of comics.
Writer Brett White addresses his comic book buying addiction and makes incredibly dated Nickelodeon references in this week's edition of IN YOUR FACE JAM.
Brett wonders why comic book fans are so obsessed with what "matters" and what doesn't, pointing out that some of the best comics published now and in the past were those that "didn't matter."
Picking up on recent pop culture resurgences and cues, Brett reminisces about the trading card boom of the 1990s and practically begs a comic company to produce a decent set again.
Brett White dug deep into "The Numbers" to determine the definitive answer to one of fandom's most often asked questions: Who is Marvel's Wonder Woman?
Writer Brett White takes a look at his comic book collection and reconsiders his priorities when it comes to storing and keeping his single issues.
The response to the Orson Scott Card controversy has given writer Brett White a peek at what the real comic book community is like.
After looking at Marvel's recent sales figures, writer Brett White went into a possibly over-reactive panic about the publisher's female-led ongoing series and decided to write a call-to-arms.
Brett White places his bets on the plot of Bryan Singer's upcoming “X-Men: Days of Future Past” film, explaining how his mind has changed regarding continuity.