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Better known as “SuperheroTok” on TikTok, Michael is an Emmy Award winning entertainment reporter spending over a decade at ABC & Good Morning America, hosting shows like Inside Marvel! Michael brings his unique vision and passion to TikTok, where he also hosts “Shortboxed Presents,” a series focused on everything fans need to know about buying and selling comics in the grading age. He’s also a proud husband, and father to a little golden retriever.

Multiverse of Madness: Who are the Illuminati?

After the Illuminati were all but confirmed in last week’s final trailer for Multiverse of Madness, if you’re just an average Marvel fan without...

‘Multiverse of Madness’ Evokes Emotion, Horror and More Questions

For those looking for a classic Sam Raimi film set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” will be...

Though This Major Hero Didn’t Appear in ‘Multiverse of Madness,’ He Certainly Made an Impact

If you haven’t seen Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, you may want to click away. SPOILERS AHEAD

Multiverse of Madness: We Gotta Talk About Wanda

If you haven’t seen Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, you may want to click away.

A ‘Nerd’ Origin Story – It Feels Good to be Home

This is my Nerd Origin Story. I still remember the first comic book I ever bought. (Well, my parents bought me because I didn't have...

Following ‘Multiverse of Madness’ – All the Marvel Projects Coming in 2022

Here's a short list of what is yet to come in 2022. There's a little something for everyone and a lot of very unique titles on the way!

Hero Initiative – A Cause for Comic Book Artists

We got a chance to talk to Steve Borock, a man who has helped shape the comic book industry over the past 40 years,...

The New ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ Trailer is Here and it’s Glorious

The new "Thor: Love and Thunder" trailer dropped during Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals, as previously teased over the weekend and it's...

Obi-Wan’s Ewan McGregor is Right: Toxic Fans Are Not Truly Fans

If you are a Star Wars fan, by now you've probably heard about the horrible treatment Obi-Wan Kenobi actress Moses Ingram has faced online

A Dream Come True: Artist Creees Lee on His Journey to Marvel

Growing up, artist Creees Lee wanted to be a musician. He never dreamed he'd one day be an artist at Marvel Comics.

Ms. Marvel Ep 2: A Honest Look at Muslim Life in America

Ms. Marvel episode 2 released on Disney+ earlier this week and once again, gave viewers a genuine look and insight into Muslim culture in America.

‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Finale is Emotional, Nostalgic Roller Coaster Ride (SPOILERS)

After a very intense, fulfilling six weeks on Disney+, Obi-Wan Kenobi came to a close this week in an absolutely epic way. Warning - MAJOR...

Comic Legend Steve Borock on his Collecting Journey, Early Days of Grading and more

Steve Borock essentially set some of the grading standards we know today in comics. As a lifelong fan of the hobby, Steve had a background...

What Nerd Initiative Is All About – A Safe Space for Creators of All Kinds

When we started Nerd Initiative less than two months ago, we never dreamed that things would happen so fast and explode the way they...

Did ‘Ms. Marvel’ Misstep by including the Djinn in Episodes 3 and 4?

Until week 3 of Ms. Marvel, fans of the comic book character had been raving about the inclusion and uniqueness the show, especially as...

Did You Know: Dr. Doom was in ‘Multiverse of Madness’

With more fans rewatching MoM on Disney+ this week, new Easter Eggs continue to pop up! MORE: Why Dr. Strange got the Third Eye Our...

Does the MCU have a Thanos Problem? I Think So

So, let's discuss the Infinity Stone-crazed elephant in the room - the late, great Thanos.

What The Initiative Thought About ‘Thor Love and Thunder’

Well, the wait is over! Thor Love and Thunder roared into theaters this week and fans have A LOT to say. READ: Comics To Read...

A Conversation About ‘Thor Love and Thunder,’ MCU Phase 4 and More

With Thor Love and Thunder out in theaters this weekend, fans are getting a better picture of how Phase 4 of the MCU is shaping up.

Did You Know? ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ Kids included Hemsworth, Bale, Waititi, Portman!

Minor SPOILERS ahead! As Thor: Love and Thunder hits theater this week, fans delighted in seeing many of the young actors in the film related...

What the ‘Ms. Marvel’ Finale Meant to Fans, Those Represented and More – (Spoilers)

The Ms. Marvel finale dropped on Disney+ early Wednesday morning and fans took to social media to sound off about what this series, the...

‘I Never Thought This Would Happen’ – A ‘Ms. Marvel’ Conversation

Ms. Marvel closed out season 1 with an episode that was emotional for all fans, but especially those in the Muslim and South Asian communities.

Did You Know? How Comic Books Get Graded

CGC, CBCS, Newton Rings - ALL the comic book lingo is explained by our very own Michael Rothman AKA SuperheroTok in this 60 second...

First Look – ‘I Am Groot,’ ‘X-Men 97’

On Friday, Marvel dropped a ton of images and teasers from San Diego Comic-Con and what had fans buzzing was those from X-Men 97...

Marvel Unveils Phase 5 AND 6 at Comic-Con – Secret Wars, Kang Dynasty and more…

Well, that escalated quickly. Marvel unveiled it's plans for the next four years of the MCU and boy is there a lot to unpack. Let's...

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