The animated Marvel Rising: Initiation may be for kids, but its heroes contain grown-up potential

When Marvel first announced Marvel Rising, its new foray into animation, it looked to deliver something largely missing from the big-screen MCU: a focus on the comic publisher’s younger crop of heroes, especially the women and people of color mostly relegated to sidekick status when it comes to the live-action films.…

Marvel launches a new animation franchise, Marvel Rising, focused on its younger fan favorites

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has been a real treat for fans of Marvel Comics’ iconic heavy hitters; if you’re looking to hang out with Spidey, Cap, or Big Green, look no further than the MCU. It’s been a little more sparse, though, for the devoted followers of the company’s newer crop of characters; when we’re still…