Marvel Unveils a New Iron Man: A 15 year old Black Woman Named Riri Williams

Fans of Marvel Comics have gotten used to fresh new takes on their traditional superheroes in recent years. Thor became a woman, a black man took over as Captain America, and the current Ms. Marvel is a Muslim teenager from Jersey City. On Wednesday morning, news emerged that yet another marquee character was in for a big change.

This time it’s Iron Man, and a black woman named Riri Williams will be replacing billionaire playboy Tony Stark in the suit. The character, who was introduced earlier this year, will be headlining a new “Invincible Iron Man” series that will be spun out of Marvel’s “Civil War II” event. Brian Michael Bendis will write it, while Stefano Caselli will draw the art. Continue reading

New Details on Marvel Comics’ Civil War II

New Details on Marvel Comics' Civil War II Revealed.

Having been teased for some time now, Marvel Comics (via NY Daily News) have officially announced new details on their upcoming comic event Civil War II, a follow-up to the 2007 event by Mark Millar and Steve McNiven which provided a foundation for the upcoming Captain America: Civil War. Continue reading

Spider-Man Miles Morales joins main Marvel comics universe this fall


Secret Wars may have destroyed the Ultimate Marvel Universe, but the Ultimate Spider-Man will live on! After battling evil-doers in an alternate comic book line, a popular biracial version of Spider-Man is getting a promotion to the official Marvel Comics universe. Continue reading