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The Women of Marvel assemble to show how people of all backgrounds are making a powerful and positive impact on our stories. Hosted by Sana Amanat, Judy Stephens, and Angélique Roché. #WomenOfMarvel

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The Women of Marvel assemble to show how people of all backgrounds are making a powerful and positive impact on our stories. Hosted by Sana Amanat, Judy Stephens, and Angélique Roché. #WomenOfMarvel

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263 Ratings
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Amazing

By Colin Jayyy - Oct 11 2019
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As a queer male, this podcast brightens my day 💞

Great for ALL GENDERS!

By Etc1073 - Aug 15 2017
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I'm a feminist, female, and comic book lover. This podcast is addictive and fantastic!

iTunes Ratings

263 Ratings
Average Ratings
224
20
5
3
11

Amazing

By Colin Jayyy - Oct 11 2019
Read more
As a queer male, this podcast brightens my day 💞

Great for ALL GENDERS!

By Etc1073 - Aug 15 2017
Read more
I'm a feminist, female, and comic book lover. This podcast is addictive and fantastic!
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Women of Marvel

Latest release on Aug 06, 2020

All 244 episodes from oldest to newest

Sam Maggs On The Unstoppable Wasp

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Author Sam Maggs is, much like the title character of her book The Unstoppable Wasp: Built On Hope, unstoppable. A Star Wars geek with a master’s degree and a passion for women in STEM, Maggs has written characters from Spider-Man to Captain Marvel and, today, she tells Ellie what it was like to get acquainted with the young hero Nadia Van Dyne! 

Aug 06 2020

42mins

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’s Elizabeth Henstridge on Her Directorial Debut!

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Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is now in its seventh and final season, rounding out an epic seven-year run. The whole season is full of surprises, but the latest episode is an especially big moment for Elizabeth Henstridge, who plays Agent Jemma Simmons: it’s her directorial debut! In this on-set interview with Judy, Elizabeth talks about what it was like to direct for the first time, how she built up her directing skills for an extra-challenging episode, and how it feels to look back at seven seasons of S.H.I.E.L.D. 

Jul 23 2020

19mins

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The Power Of Hair

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Characters like Misty Knight and Captain Marvel have an additional, perhaps under-appreciated super power in the iconography of their hair. Who could speak to this better than Misty Knight herself, Marvel’s Luke Cage actor Simone Missick? We’re throwing it back to our 2018 conversation with Missick and Angélique (before she was a host!), in which they discussed the influential cultural role hair plays on and off the screen.  

Jul 09 2020

31mins

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Celebrating Pride With Three Powerhouse Writers

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Last year, in celebration of Pride Month and in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, Judy and Sana spoke to writers Vita Ayala, Tini Howard, and Leah Williams about everything from breakthrough moments in their careers to Queer representation in comics. 

It’s Pride month once again, and we are physically isolated but hardly alone. Now joined by Ellie, the hosts continue to celebrate LGBTQ+ pride by listening back to this personality-packed interview. 

Jun 25 2020

58mins

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Women of Video Game Journalism Revisited

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In 2018, Judy spoke to video game journalists Andrea Rene, Terri Schwartz, and Allegra Frank about their collective experiences in the world of gaming. Today, Andrea joins Judy for a follow-up conversation about how the video game industry has changed since then, including how it has evolved to adapt to the challenges of the COVID-19 crisis. 

Eager to continue the conversation? If you’d like to hear from the perspectives of gamers, themselves, check out our previous interview with Jay-Ann Lopez and Chelsea Cueto of Black Girl Gamers: https://www.marvel.com/articles/digital-series/women-of-marvel-black-girl-gamers-inclusive-spaces

Plus, exciting news! Women of Marvel has a new host! We’re thrilled to welcome Ellie Pyle to the family. With an impressive background in all facets of entertainment including video games, we think this episode is a perfect introduction. 

Jun 18 2020

59mins

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Solidarity and Further Listening

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Today, Women of Marvel is taking a step back to acknowledge the current state of unrest in the United States, and to stand in solidarity with the Black community. In place of an episode this week, Angélique Roché reflects on this moment and recommends five other podcasts to listen to. These are shows that give historical context to #BlackLivesMatter, amplify the work of journalists of color, and celebrate Black joy.

Angélique Roché's list of recommended podcasts:

Afropunk Solution Sessions: https://afropunk.com/solution-sessions/

Code Switch: https://www.npr.org/podcasts/510312/codeswitch

The Stoop: http://www.thestoop.org/

Reveal: https://www.revealnews.org/episodes

Jun 04 2020

5mins

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Hip-Hop and Afrofuturism With Sammus

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If you were to combine Ironheart’s brilliance, Shuri’s technological prowess, and She-Hulk’s wit, you might end up with a character like Sammus. A rap artist, professor, sound designer, gamer, and much more, Sammus does it all. Through music that merges pop culture and poetry, and coursework that crosses academia with Afrofuturism, Sammus is certified Marvel material. 

Angélique recently called up Sammus to talk about her multi-faceted career, and how her nerdy passions continue to inspire her work.

May 21 2020

41mins

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Black Girl Gamers On Creating an Inclusive Space

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From arcade games to Iron Man VR, Marvel has been a mainstay of the gaming world since its humble beginnings. Today, the gaming community includes billions of players from all over the globe, including Jay-Ann Lopez and Chelsea Cueto, whose legions of followers comprise their gaming collective, Black Girl Gamers (BGG).  

Angélique and Judy recently called up Lopez and Cueto to discuss how BGG has paved the way for the future of the community by creating a safe, inclusive space for women of color in gaming.

May 07 2020

40mins

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Shuri, Wakanda, & An Inspirational Story with Nic Stone

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New York Times best-selling author Nic Stone is a brilliant, inspirational writer of young-adult literature. Shuri is a brilliant, inspirational young adult in Marvel Comics. That’s why Stone’s newest book, “Shuri: A Black Panther Novel,” which debuts May 5, promises to be a brilliant, inspirational story, and a welcome addition to the Marvel pantheon of prose. 

Judy and Sana recently called Stone for an all-encompassing conversation about the ups and downs of her career, as well the influences behind her latest novel from Marvel. 

Apr 23 2020

38mins

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A Look Inside STRANGE ACADEMY

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Magical beings of Marvel assemble to learn mystic arts and make hearts so dark tremble. Strange Academy, the newest book for your shelf — it has magic, it has New Orleans, it has the Doctor (Strange) himself! So Kathleen Wisneski, associate editor on the book, joins us today for a special inside look. 

Join our hosts Judy, Sana, and Angelique as they peek into this world of mystique.

Apr 09 2020

33mins

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