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Why Marvel Should Let Gwen Stacy Rest In Peace
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When it comes to the Marvel universe, there’s always the tendency to keep characters and story lines new and exciting. Recently, Marvel Comics decided to revive Spider-Man’s dead girlfriend Gwen Stacy as new superhero Spider-Gwen.

The new character is technically Spider-Woman, but adding “Gwen” to the name is supposed to add an entirely new angle. While the idea of bringing back Peter Parker’s love interest is gripping, in reality, it may not be the best move.
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Spider-Man Can Now Appear in the ‘Avengers’ Movies
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Rumors have been flying for months about Sony and Marvel negotiating to let Spider-Man, a character owned by Sony, appear in Marvel movies. When emails leaked as a result of the Sony hack in December, though, it appeared the talks were dead. But a press release from Marvel last night announced that Spider-Man will be appearing in at least one movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), as well as having his own standalone film in 2017. Complicated? Sorta. But here’s how it’s all going to work. More

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Captain America vs. Star-Lord: Chris Pratt, Chris Evans Make Super Bet for Super Bowl
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Actors Chris Pratt and Chris Evans are the stars of two massive superhero franchises. Evans, a native Bostonian, thrilled audiences as Captain America last spring in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, while Pratt helmed the blockbuster hit of the summer as Star-Lord in Guardians of the Galaxy.

But now, the two stand on opposite sides of the battlefield, as Evans is an unabashed Patriots fan, while Pratt is a major Seattle Seahawks supporter. What happens when two larger-than-life superheroes face off?

An epic Twitter war and a high-stakes Super Bowl bet, that’s what. More

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More comic book movies? A look at Marvel’s master plan
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Over the weekend, Marvel Studios rolled out yet another stand-alone Avengers film, “Thor: The Dark World,” as a follow-up to the 2011 film uniting all the major characters. This “Thor,” along with “Iron Man 3,” released earlier this year, launches phase two of Marvel’s Master PlanĀ  — a big money grab that’s already paid record dividends. Over the in-progress eight-year rollout, super producer and Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige hasn’t shared his long-term strategy. But here’s a peek at what we know through 2015 and what we can speculate into 2017. More