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History of: Captain America

Patriotic shield-bearer and seemingly-eternal man-out-of time, Captain America (Steve Rogers) has an iconic crime-fighting legacy.

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History of: Flash

Flash, the wise-cracking speedster of the DC universe, is one of the most popular – and powerful – comics superheroes of all time.

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History of: Vision

Vision’s strange history is full of legacy – his name comes from one pre-existing comic character, and his body from another.

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History of: Scarlet Witch

Originally a submissive second-tier villain, Wanda Maximoff (Scarlet Witch) is now one of the most powerful heroes in the entire Marvel roster.

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History of: Spider-Man

Spider-Man’s real-world history might seem fairly normal, but his impact at the time cannot be overstated.

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History of: Wolverine

The fan-favourite Canadian X-Men has a bizarre past – both in the comics and in real life.

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History of: Batman

It’s apt – if heartbreaking – that the real-world origins of the world’s greatest detective were shrouded in secrecy for decades.

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Superhero Breakdown: Wolverine

Marvel’s Wolverine might be the best at what he does, but what he does isn’t very pretty.

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Superhero Breakdown: Vision

The android known as Vision has a more interesting history than you might suppose, and could very well have a stranger future than you may imagine.

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Superhero Breakdown: Scarlet Witch

Depending on the writer, Marvel’s Scarlet Witch’s powers can range from ‘being able to shoot bad luck curses out of her hands’ to ‘being able to rewrite the entire universe’.

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Brief Storyline Synopsis – Batman: Knightfall

Serving as a partial inspiration for the third film in the Dark Knight live-action film series, it’s surprising this classic Batman storyline isn’t discussed – or adapted – more.

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History Of: Wonder Woman

Male creators don’t often create authentic female characters. Here’s one occasion where they didn’t just do well – they knocked it out of the park.

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Among Us Guide for Non-Gamers

Want to play Among Us with your kids (or buddies) but you don’t know the first thing about modern gaming? Relax, we’ve got you covered!

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History of: Harley Quinn

She was once Joker’s sidekick and romantic partner, but now she’s a feminist icon.

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