Stan Lee spent a lifetime condemning racism, most prominently through the heroes in his comic books

Mario Anzuoni/Reuters Stan Lee, the founder of Marvel Comics, died at the age of 95 on Monday.  Lee spent a lifetime condemning racism, most prominently via the heroes in his comic books.  “I always felt the X-Men, in a subtle way, often touched upon the subject of racism and inequality, and I believe that subject […]

The Forgotten Black Hockey Heroes

Goalie and team captain Henry “Braces” Franklyn of the Dartmouth Jubilees was putting on quite an exhibition in the league championship game against cross-harbor hockey rivals the Halifax Eurekas. In one sequence he flopped to the ice — forbidden by the rules in 1898 — and used every inch of his 3′6″ frame to block […]

Avengers 4: Incredible theory suggests THIS long-running character will BETRAY heroes

Captain Marvel, out next year, will introduce not only Carol Danvers to the MCU, but also Skrulls – with Ben Mendelsohn known to be playing one. Skrulls are shapeshifters; an extraterrestrial species set on destroying Earth – and able to blend in with society in a bid to play the long game. It’s often been […]

FIONA PRICE previews tonight’s TV: A match for war heroes

They uncover untold stories from the area, of people who drove the war effort back then and match up characters with real-life counterparts as best they can. For example, tonight the series kicks off with Mark Charnock, best known as chef Marlon Dingle, exploring the life of a real-life chef who found himself behind the […]

MCU heroes could get their own shows on Disney’s streaming service

We still don’t have an official name for the streaming service Disney is working on to compete with Netflix, but a new rumor from Variety suggests there will be plenty of Marvel content on it. According to the report, Disney has similar plans for the Marvel Cinematic Universe as it has already revealed for Star […]

Avengers 4: Heroes to TEAM UP with Thanos to defeat THIS even worse villain? New theory

In amongst the onslaught of theories that have emerged about next year’s blockbuster since the release of Infinity War, a couple have made a nod to Galactus. In the comics, Galactus was depicted as a God-like figure with absolutely no regard for morals or the wellbeing of mortal beings, who feeds off the energy of […]

TVLine Items: Star Adds Rising Star, Heroes Creator's New Series and More

There’s a new power player making music on Star: The Fox drama has added telenovela vet William Levy as a series regular for Season 3, our sister site Deadline reports. The actor will play Mateo Ferrera, the first-generation son of immigrant parents who makes and breaks his own rules as a rich, driven media mogul. The character […]

The vets following in the footsteps of their childhood heroes

Peter Wright and Andrew Routh (Image: DURRELL WILDLIFE TRUST ) When Peter Wright and Andrew Routh arrived at Liverpool University to study veterinary science in 1974, they were both very clear about who had inspired them to work with animals. Peter’s role model was James Herriot, the Yorkshire vet who became a household name thanks […]

'Absolutely incredible': Elated Parisians extend heroes’ welcome to World Cup victors (VIDEO)

Thousands of Parisians descended on the capital’s streets on Monday to salute their football squad, as the victorious Les Bleus returned from Russia, bringing the FIFA World Cup trophy to home soil. The sense of unity and general excitement reached its apogee in France on Monday, as the country’s national football team, fresh from claiming […]