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‘Captain Marvel’ Brings On the Girl Power

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It only seems right that Captain Marvel is being released on 2019’s International Women's Day. Since 2008’s Iron-Man, Marvel has presented a good chain, albeit a bit short, of strong women characters starting with Pepper Potts. Black Widow became the first Marvel female superhero to grace the screens in Iron-Man 2 followed by Scarlet Witch, Gamora, Mantis, The Wasp, Okoye and Shuri. But today, Brie Larson heads the first female-driven superhero movie for Marvel Studios.

Let’s just get this out of the way – this movie packs a “girl power” punch without putting men down in the process. While their intentions are good, too many films try to present a message of female empowerment while emasculating men in the process. Sure, the opposite has been true for many years, but this is no way to move on with injustice and certainly isn’t a message that today’s girls need to here.

Marvel Studios has toyed with an “anything you can do, I can do better” attitude between its men and…

‘Star Trek Beyond’ To Debut At San Diego Comic-Con

Star Trek stamps for 2016
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Today the United States Postal Service announced that they will be celebrating 50 years of Star Trek with new “forever” stamps issued this fall. The official dedication ceremony of the stamps will take place at the Star Trek: Mission New York conference held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on Friday, September 2, 2016.
 

The new Star Trek stamps, under license by CBS Consumer Products, features four different digital illustrations inspired by the classic show which premiered on September 8, 1966. They were designed by Heads of State of Philadelphia, under the art direction of Antonio Alcalá of Alexandria, VA. The four stamps offered are:
  • The Starship Enterprise inside the outline of a Starfleet insignia against a gold background
  • The silhouette of a crewman in a transporter against a red background
  • The silhouette of the Enterprise from above against a green background
  • The Enterprise inside the outline of the Vulcan salute (Spock’s iconic hand gesture) against a blue background

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