What Superheroes Teach Our Kids

As a kid, I was enamored with reading comic books and having fun with my friends at the playground pretending to be our favorite heroes from the popular Super Friends cartoon that aired on Saturday… read more

Spider-Man: Homecoming is Marvel’s Latest Web Gem

The third reboot of the Spider-Man film franchise and the sixteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), Jon Watts’ Spider-Man: Homecoming is a delightful rendition of one the world’s most beloved superhero stories. Spoilers… read more

Shimmy and Shake with Rock ‘n Roll Groot

Back in 2013, we saw Groot—the lovable tree-like humanoid—sacrifice himself as the Dark Aster crash-landed on Xandar, subsequently hitting every actual human right in the feels. Now, thanks to Jakks Pacific, Rock ’n Roll Groot… read more

The Changing Role of Women in Action Figures

Superhero is a gender-neutral term, but when it comes to action figures, the muscular men have more representation than the fierce females. But maybe, not for long. According to Jason Bainbridge, author of the article… read more