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Super Specific | The looming MCU fatigue

Super Specific | The looming MCU fatigue

By Diana Velasquez, Contributing Editor April 17, 2022
In this week’s edition of Super Specific, contributing editor Diana Velasquez discusses “Marvel fatigue” as a result of increased output of MCU content.
Super Specific | Enough with the superhero femme fatales

Super Specific | Enough with the superhero femme fatales

By Diana Velasquez, Contributing Editor April 4, 2022
In this week’s edition of Super Specific, Culture Editor Diana Velasquez talks about the sexualization of female superheroes.
Super Specific | Diana’s MCU movie ranking list

Super Specific | Diana’s MCU movie ranking list

By Diana Velasquez, Contributing Editor March 21, 2022
In this week’s edition of Super Specific, culture editor Diana Velasquez ranked the 27 currently released Marvel films.
Super Specific | The art of the rated “R” superhero movie

Super Specific | The art of the rated “R” superhero movie

By Diana Velasquez, Contributing Editor March 4, 2022
In this week’s edition of Super Specific, Diana Velasquez discusses how R-rated superhero films have increased the type of stories that are told.
Super Specific | Superhero culture, fandom still show racist roots

Super Specific | Superhero culture, fandom still show racist roots

By Diana Velasquez, Contributing Editor February 13, 2022
In this edition of Super Specific, culture editor Diana Velasquez talks about the double-standard in fan treatment of Black superheroes compared to their white counterparts.
Super Specific | The DCEU is in its final death throes

Super Specific | The DCEU is in its final death throes

By Diana Velasquez, Contributing Editor January 30, 2022
In this week’s edition of Super Specific, culture editor Diana Velasquez talks about the decline of the DC Extended Universe.
Super Specific | Managing the multiverse

Super Specific | Managing the multiverse

By Diana Velasquez, Contributing Editor January 9, 2022
In this week’s edition of Super Specific, Culture Editor Diana Velasquez breaks down the Marvel Multiverse.
Super Specific | Marvel’s success with disabled superheroes

Super Specific | Marvel’s success with disabled superheroes

By Diana Velasquez, Contributing Editor November 29, 2021
In this week’s edition of Super Specific, Diana Velasquez discusses how Marvel represents disabled characters onscreen.
Super Specific | The importance of a good superhero movie score

Super Specific | The importance of a good superhero movie score

By Diana Velasquez, Contributing Editor November 8, 2021
In this week’s edition of Super Specific, Diana Velasquez talks about why it’s important for superhero films to have a good, consistent score.
Super Specific | How the queer community found solace in Venom

Super Specific | How the queer community found solace in Venom

By Diana Velasquez, Contributing Editor October 24, 2021
In this week’s edition of Super Specific, Diana Velasquez talks about all the ways the queer community can see themselves in the character Venom.
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