somenerdyguy
udaitaxim:

nonsensicles:

giraffepoliceforce:

Still pretty proud of my response to this.

You know what’s also a great fuck you to Hitler? Showing that a black man is just as worthy of filling those shoes.

Or maybe even having a real black man go to Berlin in 1936 and single-handedly crush Hitler’s myth of Aryan supremacy.  But I guess comic-book characters are a cool way to make that statement, too.

udaitaxim:

nonsensicles:

giraffepoliceforce:

Still pretty proud of my response to this.

You know what’s also a great fuck you to Hitler? Showing that a black man is just as worthy of filling those shoes.

Or maybe even having a real black man go to Berlin in 1936 and single-handedly crush Hitler’s myth of Aryan supremacy.  But I guess comic-book characters are a cool way to make that statement, too.

seananmcguire

sirdef:

morimanecdp:

dragonacesg7:

sirdef:

Janet van Dyne, a founding member of the Avengers and the person who gave it its name, appears to have been erased from the MCU. Not in the roster when Avengers came out back in 2012, Jan was set for another opportunity to be a part of the team when Marvel announced Ant-Man. Unfortunately, from the announcements yesterday, Jan van Dyne was not even mentioned but someone else was: Hope van Dyne, later corrected to “Hope Pym”, Hank Pym’s daughter. 

At best, Jan will either be a mention or a cameo or an easter egg. She will not be a part of the team she founded, she will not be a superhero. She’s either been swapped out for Hope Pym, who might take up the mantle because Marvel Studios thinks women are interchangeable, or she will be an easter egg at most. 

Janet van Dyne, the heart and soul of the original Avengers and of every Avengers team she’s been on throughout the years, has been erased from the MCU.

If that seems like a fucking shitty thing for Marvel to do to you, we’re tweeting out in the #JanetVanCrime hashtag. you can join us and stand up to yet another fucking erasure of a female character. Keep an eye on the #janetvancrime tag on tumblr for panels, livestreams, and links. Please don’t stay silent about this.

You can watch the Ant-Man panel here.

for every credit I want to give Marvel, they turn around and do this crap

as bad as making Victoria Hand a ‘woman in a refrigerator’ since while I never liked how she viewed Coulson or the team, I feel like she was created to be a plot point to a male’s story (hence the women in refrigerators reference)

what the hell, Marvel?

Okay I just want to defend Marvel for a moment.  20th Century Fox owns the X-Men, just like they own the rights to the Fantastic Four, which is why they’re making a reboot like Sony did for Spiderman or they’d lose the rights and those would go right back to Marvel central so they could be included in the franchise.

That being said, whenever Marvel makes a reference to ‘mutants’ they have to acknowledge and pay tribute to the X-Men franchise, currently owned by 20th Century Fox.  That’s why in AoS they call potential superpowered people ‘gifted individuals’ when they clearly just have mutant powers.

Another note, in the movie release date thing that’s been spreading around tumblr, they show the title card for “The Inhumans” in 2019, which is essentially Marvel’s reboot of mutants so they can start using that to explain superpowers again.

Jan was originally a mutant with the power to change size, Marvel cant acknowledge the existence of mutants without paying for it.  Jan isnt going to be an Avenger.

It’s simple when you think about it.

a) two mutants, wanda and pietro, are starring in the upcoming film, avengers: age of ultron. they are mutants. they are being called miracles.

b) janet van dyne is not a mutant in the 616, earth prime, first comics universe. she is a mutant in ultimates. 

c) what are you even talking about

d) are you saying they can’t do size changing heroes because that is LITERALLY WHAT ANT-MAN IS

thebatsandthecatskitten

I see a beautiful city and a brilliant people rising from this abyss. I see the lives for which I lay down my life, peaceful, useful, prosperous and happy. I see that I hold a sanctuary in their hearts, and in the hearts of their descendants, generations hence. It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to, than I have ever known.”

Anonymous asked:

I feel stupid... what's the dorito reference about?

Someone started a joke about how Chris Evans is shaped like a Dorito/triangle, because he has broad, muscular shoulders and a slim waist. that sparked a bunch of silly art and memes depicting Steve Rogers as a Dorito, and various other takes on the joke.

samuelljacksoff

courtneythebumbling:

Reasons why I’m excited for “Dear White People:”

  • Black actors portraying 3-dimensional characters
  • Honest social commentary
  • Targeted to the college age demographic
  • Thorough exploration of the various forms of racism in America
  • Tessa Thompson’s voice and Tyler William’s afro wig

Reasons why I’m not excited for “Dear White People:”

  • White people calling it racist
  • Mainstream media agreeing with the white people calling it racist