Marvel Cinematic Universe
Marvel Cinematic Universe Wiki
A community created wiki documenting details of all MCU series in all media and related topics.
All Movies: The Marvel Cinematic Universe
Official site from Marvel, with clips and bonus materials for the MCU as well as other Marvel movies, with and links for purchasing or viewing them online.
Rotten Tomatoes: The Marvel Cinematic Universe
This review site maintains this page with interviews, trailers, clips, and other materials promoting and evaluating the MCU movies.
Wikipedia page on the Marvel Cinematic Universe
This page is probably the most convenient source of basic information on the creation and progress of the MCU, including a reliable list of the MCU installments in all media.
Brooks Barnes, “With Fan at the Helm, Marvel Safely Steers Its Heroes to the Screen,” The New York Times, July 24, 2011.
Article about Kevin Feige.
Superhero Cross-Media News
Comic Book Resources
This website provides news, columns, and reviews covering both past and current comic books, as well as comics movie adaptations.
This website provides news and reviews covering current comic book titles.
Comic Book Issues Indexing
The Grand Comics Database
A database of images and publication information for comic book series, built by volunteers. Probably the most comprehensive collection of comic book cover images available.
The Comic Book Database
A database of publication information for comic books including writers, artists, and other creators by individual issue or story. Volunteers register to contribute data.
This feature on the site Mike’s Amazing World of Comics allows you to view the comics from many publishers from the month they were sold or with a specific cover date. (These are not the same thing; for many years, cover dates were deliberately later than the on sale date so that retailers would keep them on the racks longer.) Includes American comic books from 1934 until a few months ago.
Commentary on Comic Books and Superheroes
The Comics Journal
The comics journal has a long history as an intellectual magazine about comics. Their archives include many insightful critiques and creator interviews.
Svitavsky, William and Julian C. Chambliss. “From Pulp Hero to Superhero: Culture, Race, and Identity in American Popular Culture, 1900-1940”
Originally published in Studies in American Culture, October 2008. A revised version of this article can be found in Ages of Heroes, Eras of Men (Cambridge Scholars Publishing;, 2013)
Comics Research Bibliography
A fairly extensive bibliography of books, articles, and other publications related to comics, cartoons, and animation, provided by John Bullough of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Comics Industry Information
The Comic Chronicles
Provides historical sales and circulation data and statistics for American graphic novels and comic books reaching back to the 1960s.
SKTCHD Survey: The State of Comic Book Retail
A 2015 survey of comics retailers from around the world.
Comic Book Scholarship Resources
ComicsResearch.org: Academic Resources
An extensive collection to links for comic book scholarship.
Comic Art in Scholarly Writing: A Citation Guide
Citing individual comic books can pose some unusual challenges. This site attempts to establish some standard practices for scholars. It is built primarily around MLA citation style, but its practices can be adapted for the Chicago style preferred by the Rollins history department.
Comic Book Primary Sources
This subscription site offers digital access to thousands of Marvel comic books.
Comic Book Plus
An extensive collection of free downloadable files of comic books now in the public domain. An excellent opportunity to read a wide variety of early comics.
The Digital Comic Museum
Another extensive collection of free downloadable files of comic books now in the public domain.
The website for Filmmaker magazine includes links to a considerable number of interviews with directors and other film professionals. Use the search feature of the site, with the name of your subject and the word “interview” to see if there’s anything available
A database of hundreds of downloadable scripts, movie scripts, screenplays, and transcripts of current, classic and maybe a few soon-to-be-released movies, television, anime, unproduced and radio shows.
American Film Institute
AFI’s website hosts a wide variety of information about their institution and the history of film, including a collection of lists designed to generate interest in America’s film canon.
The Internet Movie Database (IMDb)
A comprehensive database of movies and TV shows, searchable by title; cast, crew, or character name; keyword; and more.
ScreenSite is a service of the Telecommunication and Film Department of the University of Alabama. It is primarily a link directory, but also includes articles
MRQE: The Movie Review Query Engine
This searchable database links to thousands of film reviews by professional critics.
This site provides excepts a variety of films reviews from newspapers, magazines, and web publications, and tallies the average response to each film.
A hub of information on the film, tv and video game scoring industry. It aims to provide composers interested in these areas with interviews with popular composers, music software reviews on the most popular sample libraries, plugins and VSTs in the industry, and a wide range of articles and tutorials on the many aspects of film/tv/game scoring.
On the Score is a regular feature of Film Music Magazine featuring audio interviews with many prominent composers.