The Orion

We shouldn’t forgive and forget the Disney/Sony fiasco

Photo by Joey Nicotra on Unsplash

Jessie Imhoff

October 7, 2019

When it was announced that Spider-Man was coming back to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) for at least one more solo movie, people across the world rejoiced. As a big fan of the MCU and the newest Spider-Man movies, I was really excited.However, we shouldn’t ignore the major problems that star...

Arts in Review Podcast: Superhero movies continue evolving from comic book roots

The two leading comic book creators, DC and Marvel, have created some of the most beloved characters in popular culture. Images from Wikipedia.

Alex Coba, Ulises Duenas, and Natalie Hanson

October 14, 2018

This week on "Arts in Review" we're back with a discussion about the myths and legends of modern-day superheroes. The last decade has been packed with movies based on comic books. Some get the idea right, others fail to realize what makes them special. As time goes on, these movies have evolved from simp...

“Marvel’s Spider-Man” will wow longtime fans

The Secret War suit available in the new release,

Alex Coba

September 12, 2018

Friendly neighborhood superhero, Spider-Man, is here to save the day yet again in a brand new adventure. One of the greatest of its kind that has been released in a long time. Insomniac Games' newest PlayStation 4 exclusive “Marvel's Spider-Man” has been much anticipated since its reveal ba...

‘Black Panther’ is Marvel’s next big thing

T'Challa and

Ulises Duenas

February 18, 2018

"Black Panther" feels more like a spy movie than a superhero one, but it makes for one of the best movies in Marvel's cinematic universe. The fictional country of Wakanda is filled with political intrigue, ancient traditions and technology that is on the razor's edge. It's a setting that adds a new ...

Marvel’s ‘Jessica Jones’ comes to Netflix

Photo credit: Netflix

George Johnston

November 16, 2015

On Nov. 20, Netflix will be releasing its newest series "Jessica Jones."   Based on the "Alias" comic by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Gaydos, Jessica Jones isn't your typical superhero. She likes to drink hard and fight harder. Yeah, she has generic superpowers like being super-strong and being able to jump ...

Marvel fans unite for ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

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Erin Vierra

May 3, 2015

The Marvel cinematic universe is one that everyone would love to be a part of. A place where heroes and gods come together to bring peace and order to a chaotic world. Ever since "Iron Man" came out in 2008, fans have united to lift every Marvel film to box office success. With 11 movies to da...

Press Pause: Embrace diversity, change in comic books

The Peter Parker Spider-Man fights with the Miles Morales version of Spider-Man. Courtesy of Marvel Entertainment

George Johnston

March 25, 2015

"Embrace Change" was the tagline for the 2008 Marvel Comics event "Secret Invasion," where the shape-shifting alien Skrulls tried to infiltrate and take over the Earth. As a comic book reader, I am used to change. The first major change to comic books was the 1985 DC event "Crisis on Infinite Ear...

Andrew Garfield: the true Spider-Man

Illustration by Miles Huffman

Megan Mann

January 24, 2015

Andrew Garfield is my bae, and if he and Emma Stone weren't absolutely perfect together I'd be on him faster than a 13-year-old girl on Justin Bieber. So when I heard that Spider-Man might be released from the clutches of Sony Pictures long enough for him to make an appearance in Marvel's upcoming...

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