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Marvel v DC: the battle for the multiplex

By Ian Flanagan / Culture Editor May 10, 2016

Eight years after “Iron Man” set the stage — and perfected Marvel’s new brand — Disney’s unprecedented superhero franchise is still running like clockwork. Disney released the 13th entry in...

The name's May, Aunt May: Have the studios taken superhero universe-building a bit too far?

The name’s May, Aunt May: Have the studios taken superhero universe-building a bit too far?

By Jack Trainor / Staff Writer January 12, 2015

Since their launch to prominence in America during World War II and their cultural takeover from the 1960s onward, superheroes have always represented the best of intentions — whether that’s escapism,...

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