8 Takeaways from the Black Panther Episode of Fantastic Four

In the rush to make as many Marvel animated series as possible, a much-forgotten Fantastic Four series happened and even had two full seasons. One of the show’s 26 episodes devoted the entire story to The Black Panther. To the best of my knowledge (limited), it’s the first significant portrayal of the Black Panther on the small screen. Welcome to the latest edition of MARVELOUS ANIMATION.

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Marvel Mondays: Hype Check for the MCU’s Future

Somehow, despite announcing one million Marvel projects a year ago, Disney+ Day 2021 brought not just new footage of the existing slate, but yet more announcements. Time for a hype check.

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Marvel Mondays – What If…?: Episode 6

Plot summary: Killmonger wins Tony Stark’s favour and uses his resources to manipulate his way to the top.

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Marvel Mondays: 10 Characters Who Should Join the MCU

For better or worse, the Marvel Cinematic Universe train isn’t slowing down. There are already a tonne of movies and shows announced seemingly stretching into infinity, but despite that, there remain a number of fun characters that at the time of this writing are not yet slated to debut.

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The Superhero Pantheon: Top 10 Favorite Performances

Jerome and Brian are caught up on movies now, so they decided to go over their favorite performances across over 40 years of superhero films. You know you like lists, so enjoy this one. 

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Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies – The Podcast: Part I (100 – 51)

Jerome Cusson put together a list of 100 favorite movies. This podcast is a discussion of numbers 100-51.

Ben Phillips hosts and takes listeners through the list while Jerome explains why the movies are where they are. They naively thought they’d be able to get the full list in one podcast, but alas, there will be a part two next week.

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Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: MCU Trio

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The Movies: The Avengers (2012), Black Panther (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019)

One Sentence Plot Summary: The MCU has been a really important part of my moviegoing life the last 12 years. Continue reading Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: MCU Trio

The Superhero Pantheon Vol.2 – Episode 60: The Season Finale (aka Avengers: Endgame – Redux)

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Jerome and Brian discuss their final movie of season, the highest grossing film of all-time, Avengers: Endgame. They spend nearly two hours breaking down the different aspects of the film and its placement in the Pantheon should be little in doubt.

The second half of the show features Ben Phillips and Matt Waters coming onto discuss their master list of the first 23 movies of the MCU. Please forgive Matt Waters in his wrongness. Despite this fact, he and Ben were great guests. Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon Vol.2 – Episode 60: The Season Finale (aka Avengers: Endgame – Redux)

Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey Episode 25: Future of the MCU

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The Reel World presents ‘Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey’, a podcast chronicling the Marvel Cinematic Universe from Iron Man to Endgame… and beyond.

With the first three Phases of the MCU firmly in the books and nothing on the horizon until 2020, Ben & Matt close out this volume of the podcast with a look at the distant future, including the 11 projects announced as Comic-Con and more.

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The Superhero Pantheon – Volume 2, Episode 1: A Soft Reboot a.k.a. Wakanda Forever!

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Jerome Cusson and Brian DaBrain are invading The Reel World with their own unique spin on the superhero podcast. They’ve been doing the show for about a year, but now they’re on a new feed ready to induct a new film into the Pantheon, especially after an awful Oscars ceremony. You’ll hear Chadwick Boseman’s speech from the SAG awards before hearing about what makes Black Panther so special, that it deserves to enter the Pantheon after just being around for one year. Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon – Volume 2, Episode 1: A Soft Reboot a.k.a. Wakanda Forever!