Being a big Marvel Comics fan, one of the first superhero films that came to mind was Iron Man. Let’s take a look at the character Pepper Potts played by (Gwyneth Paltrow) in succession throughout the series. We can see how the writers are trying to redefine the maiden archetype. By restructuring the “damsel in distress” to meet a better view in society of the female role. Pepper Potts is not exactly a maiden/virgin archetype she is a redefinition of the characteristic.
To discuss the effects of latest Marvel Movie ‘Black Panther’, it is important to take a look at the history of Black Panther comic series and its evolution with time. If someone is aware of African-American Civil Rights Movements, it is impossible to miss Black Panther comic series connotations with the famous ‘Black Panther Movement’. The two seemly separate things have much more in common than it seems. The introduction of Black Panther happened in the midst of American civil right movement that happened from 1954 to 1968.
The term superhero is by Merriam-Webster definition a figure character who has incredible powers. There is no one particular type of superhero they come in all forms; short, tall, big or little history proves that physical appearance is what makes the hero super. All the duties performed by these characters shows how the impactful the role they play is and giving a reason for why they are super. Superheroes date back for many years, and people began their fantasies over superheroes in the comic books. People have always looked to them as an escape from reality during World War II.
Michael Peña is a Mexican-American actor and the roles he plays in movies are intense and serious, yet his tweets are full of hysterical stories and thoughts. Pena doesn't always comment on the situations happening in the world, but when he does make a statement it is relating to an unfair situation. He uses the new generations trends by sharing with his followers about his experiences traveling out of the country. Peña disagrees with the new gluten free trend, he thinks it is a crazy lifestyle, but he then realizes that he himself has the allergy. “I’ve been making fun of this gluten-free craze.
The highly anticipated TV series Preacher will soon be aired on AMC, yet fans continue to clamor for more details about the show based on Garth Ennis’ cult comic classic. Luckily, Warcraft star Ruth Negga has some insight on Seth Rogen’s production, stating that Tulip O’Hare has a “unique” relationship with Dominic Cooper’s Jesse Custer! Negga, who will portray Tulip in Preacher, recently spoke to ComicBook.com about the exceptional dynamic between her character and Cooper’s brooding alter ego. “I think we're introduced to her as Jesse's ex-girlfriend because it's pivotal to the actual script and the series, but I think that how we explore Tulip, how we find her throughout the TV series is we develop a relationship that is quite unique because she is a unique individual,” Negga said, adding that the bond between the two characters goes rather deep in the past.
What is a hero? To most, it’s probably the classic superhero- the one with superpowers and can fly. To others, it might be a fictional character with a magic wand or a demigod in a prophecy. To some, it might be a real life person- a famous one or the ones who raised you.
Anglo-Saxon Superhero Traits What comes to mind when you hear or see the word “superhero”? Some may see a strong character such as superman, but others may see people such as Martin Luther King Jr. while overcoming hardships. But different times can change the way we perceive what a hero should be like. For example, the Anglo-Saxons believed that a superhero, first had to look the part of a strong, stunning man.
“Be who you were created to be, and you will set the world on fire.” St. Catherine of Siena, Scholastic philosopher and theologian. In my opinion, being oneself is greater than copying those who have been successful, for the achievements are yours and no one else’s; in addition, remaining true to yourself is essential since you find who you truly are and who you are meant to be. For starters, it is crucial to be yourself because each time you look at a mirror, you distinguish your own self, no one else. For instance, in Jerry Spinelli's, “Stargirl” the main character is forced to change and be like those around her, and they try to manipulate her personality by forcing her to be normal.
If I could choose a super villain or superhero to be for one day I would choose America Chavez. America Chavez is basically the female Hispanic version of Captain America. This fictional character is extremely important to me because it one of the few times I've seen a positive portrayal of Latinas in mainstream content. I am Latina myself and I find it hard to avoid the stereotypical picture that mainstream media portrays Hispanic as.
When we think of heroes first ones to come to mind are fictional characters; Superman, Batman, Spider-Man. These characters are great and their producers have made a lot of money off of them, but true heroes impact lives and put others before themselves. They are willing to sacrifice their social life, family time, and even money to make a positive impact on your life and influence you to strive for excellence and reach your desired goal. These are all things my hero, Marquita Adley has done for me. Marquita Adley, nicknamed Coach Q, has been my basketball coach since 6th grade.