Marvel Comics

The MCU is the Marvel Cinematic Universe: a franchise and shared-universe in which 23 movies produced by Marvel Studios take place.

The Marvel Cinematic Universe: a realistic fictional world

Paper
Renske Jacobs
01/08/2022
11 minutes to read

In this paper, we explore how Marvel Studios creates a fictional universe that remains realistic in its own right. The main focus is on the reality effect, the paradox of fiction and consistency in the movies' characters.

Why you should see the movie Black Panther 2018

Why you should go see Black Panther this February

Article
Suzanne van der Beek
27/11/2017
13 minutes to read

The upcoming Marvel movie 'Black Panther' is a vision of a black past and a black future, the latest arrival of a contemporary mainstream Afrofuturist narrative. And something to be very excited about.