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The Dangers of An Empty Suit: Marvel Comics’ War on War Continues

The Iron Man films have always been conspicuously anti-war—Stark removes his privately-funded R&D enterprise from U.S. Defense Department involvement in the first entry in the now-trilogy—but "Iron Man 3" is a uniquely instructive exemplar of Marvel’s war on war by way of Hollywood.
  • By Seth Abramson
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  • June 4, 2013 8:45 AM
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VIDEO ESSAY: THE AVENGERS: Marvel's Redemption?

Amazingly, the Marvel movie brand has been able to survive with an enthusiastic audience—even in the midst of artistic failure.
  • By Nelson Carvajal
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  • April 20, 2012 9:00 AM
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  • 7 Comments

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