10 years in, the Marvel Cinematic Universe still lacks diversity — and these 4 graphs prove it

Ahead of ‘Avengers: Infinity War,’ we examined the racial and gender breakdown of Marvel’s actors, directors and writers.

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ proves nuanced diversity sells, despite claims to the contrary

“You can’t have the same characters doing the same thing for 75 years and expect everybody to read them."

Hype List: What to check out this week, including ‘Thor: Ragnarok,’ ‘Alias Grace,’ Bootsy Collins

Welcome to our weekly recommendations column, in which we highlight all of the pop culture you need to know about.

We asked experts to grade Marvel Comics’ diversity efforts over the last three years

This comes on the heels of the company's 'Legacy' launch, which reverts several iconic characters to their tried-and-true roots.

Marvel will premiere the first 'Black Panther' teaser trailer during the NBA Finals

A 'Black Panther' trailer is right around the corner.

25 of the biggest movie releases still to come in 2017

This is going to be a great year for cinema.

'Thor: Ragnarok' teaser trailer breaks the fourth wall and introduces new villain

'Thor' fans will agree: Nov. 3 can't come soon enough.

A Marvel executive thinks female characters may be to blame for franchise's low sales

Gabriel said some fans haven't been responding well to the franchise's new diverse superheroes.

20 Marvel superhero movies and TV shows to binge watch on Netflix in 2017

The Netflix superhero guide for the ultimate Marvel fan.

'Rogue One' Cosplay: What should 'Star Wars' fans wear to the theater?

Seeing 'Rogue One' in street clothes? 'Star Wars' fans, it is time to dress to impress — here is some cosplay inspiration.

'Doctor Strange' Infinity Stone reveals new MCU connection to 'Avengers: Infinity War'

Expect more Stephen Strange in the MCU soon.

Will there be a 'Luther' season 5? Idris Elba hints at "big chance" of return.

He may not be the next James Bond, but we'll settle for more 'Luther.'

'The Get Down' is the Queer Hip-Hop History We've Been Waiting For

It helps puts today's queer MCs' contributions in perspective: Their voices are bold, but not entirely new.
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5 Ways Your Phone Gives You the Superpowers to Slay Everyday

With great power comes great responsibility.

Calvin Harris Maybe Wrote a Song About Taylor Swift Cheating, Beat Her at Her Own Game

"Left him alone and you booked in a hotel."

Chris Hemsworth’s Stunt Double Has to Eat 35 Times a Day Just to Keep Thor’s Physique

Would you do it to look like the God of Thunder?

The 'Doctor Strange' Trailer Is Here — And Benedict Cumberbatch Looks Awesome

With hints of 'The Matrix' and 'Inception', 'Doctor Strange' could be Marvel's oddest film to date.

'Thor: Ragnarok' Movie Plot, Cast Info, Rumors and News for 2017 Release

'Thor: Ragnarok' will hit theaters November 2017.

'Doctor Strange' Movie: Plot, Cast Info and Release Date

Scott Derrickson will direct 'Doctor Strange.'
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These Might Be the Coolest (and Geekiest) Sports Jerseys Ever

We always considered our athletes to be superheroes, and now they've turned into them.

One of Marvel’s Most Iconic Superheroes Is Now a Woman

"Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor!"

'Thor: The Dark World' Movie Review: Thor is Back, and More Badass Than Ever

The first film in the series was just alright, but 'The Dark World' succeeds because it knows its limitations.

Sexuality & Superheros: One Million Moms vs. Gays in Comics

A Christian group decries the presence of gay characters in a genre that primarily concerns muscular men running around in tights, without a hint of irony.

Weekend Movie Review: 'The Avengers' May Be the Best Comic Book Film Ever Made

Must-see movie of the weekend: When it comes to the traditional type of superhero movie, it's hard to do any better than 'The Avengers.'

3 Reasons Why We Love 'The Avengers'

Why are millions of people so fascinated by superhero movies?

How '50 Shades of Grey' and Violent Porn Might be Perverting Women's Sexual Identity

With the surge in book sales for '50 Shades of Grey', and the online prevalence of violent pornography, how much are the psyches and sexual identities of America's young girls being affected?

The Avengers: Iron Man, Captain America and All You Need to Know About the Super Team

The Avengers hits theaters this week. Get excited and get ready. Here's the heads-up on all your favorite heroes.