Zoe Saldana photographed by Liz Collins for Instyle Hair, April 2013
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
“May used to be different. She was always quiet, she was just… she was warm. Fearless in a different way. Getting in trouble, pulling pranks, thought rules were meant to be broken." -Coulson
This should come as no surprise that Melinda Qiaolian ”the Cavalry” May is one of my few favorite MCU characters, so I wrote an essay on why, narratively and personally, I believe the role of Phil Coulson on Marvel’s Agents of Shield should have belonged to Melinda May.
Melinda May would make an awesome central character. She suffers from the same disadvantage in a Marvel show that Natasha Romanoff and Maria Hill have, though: she’s not a white male authorial insert character.
Phil Coulson is a MarySue (via tayefeth)
Most of the time…