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In New Comic Book, A Badass Lady-Wolf Fights Off Horror Stereotypes

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 06.29.2016 | Arts

Books about boys may win more awards than those about women, and they may be more likely to achieve commercial success, but that hasn’t stopped a gr...

Beautiful New Comic Book Shares Tales Of Arctic Life

Arctic Deeply | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 06.03.2016 | World

A comic book filled with myth, adventure and humor, written and illustrated by Inuit and northern Canadians, tells stories of the Far North – and qu...

Politicians Who Look Like Comic Book Supervillains

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 05.31.2016 | Comedy

Supervillains. Like politicians, they want money, power and the ability to crush their enemies. But unlike politicians, at least supervillains are upf...

The Internet Wants Captain America To Get A Boyfriend

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.24.2016 | Queer Voices

First Elsa, now Captain America. On the heels of an Internet campaign to get "Frozen's" Queen Elsa a girlfriend in the upcoming sequel, there is a ne...

Why Straight Men Should Care About Gay Superheroes

Bryan Pierce | Posted 05.04.2016 | Queer Voices
Bryan Pierce

With the loss of the only gay male lead in a mainstream comic book series, it leaves a hole in the social consciousness of America. If mainstream studios won't create comic books with gay leading characters, then it's up to independent authors to create them.

Astoria Characters: The Champion of Comic Books

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 04.26.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

At the last stop on the N and Q lines, at the end of a short tunnel, there's a circular dime-shiny sign that -- Bam! Pow! Zap! -- punches right through the grey gloom of the subway station.

Super Dad Sells Beloved Comics To Zap Daughter's College Payments

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 04.12.2016 | Good News

One dad’s super power? Blasting his daughter's school tuition. Al Sanders, 53, of Seattle is selling his lifetime collection of 5,000 comic books to...

The Ultimate Graphic Novel For Artists, Weirdos And Renegades

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.08.2016 | Arts

As a kid, artist Austin English was surrounded by comic books and modern art. "Some people have divisions in their mind between art and comics," Engli...

Pope Francis's Life Depicted In New Comic Book

Reuters | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 03.25.2016 | Religion

After venturing into social media on Twitter and gaining 1.5 million followers on Instagram, the life of Pope Francis is being celebrated in a new com...

We Can Expect A 'Pansexual Deadpool' In Upcoming Film, Says Director

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The director of the much-anticipated "Deadpool," which stars Ryan Reynolds, commented in an interview with Collider that the movie's main character is...

Original 'X-Men' Character Iceman Confirms He's Gay

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The mystery of "X-Men" member Iceman's sexuality has finally been solved. A teenage version of the iconic character, displaced in time, made the surp...

Seth Rogen Announces DC Comics' 'Preacher' Is Coming To AMC

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 09.10.2015 | Entertainment

AMC has ordered an adaptation of the comic book series "Preacher," published by DC Comics imprint Vertigo. Executive producer Seth Rogen broke the new...

Amandla Stenberg’s New Project Is A Tribute To All Badass Black Women

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 09.01.2015 | Black Voices

Amandla Stenberg says we need more badass girls -- and she’s helping to make that happen. The 16-year-old actress, who is widely-recognized for her...

Dad Turns His Kids Into Cartoons With Awesome #BreakfastMugshots

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.28.2015 | Good News

Superheroes have breakfast at this house. ... Well, sort of. Lance Curran, a father of two from Chicago has a quirky Sunday tradition. He lines up hi...

Discover Important Queer Fiction (With Wieners)

Matt Baume | Posted 07.09.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

Manners can be more than just good or bad. They can also be dangerous. I don't mean rules about which fork goes where or what to say when someone sneezes. But when a society has rules about who's allowed to fall in love with whom, that has the power to destroy peoples' lives.

This Comic Book Is The Geeky, Feminist Answer To Bad Dating Advice

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 06.26.2015 | Arts

"I think there are always such silly ideas out there of women being mysterious creatures when it's usually quite the opposite,” comic book publisher...

Big Hero 6 Hopes to Make Big Splash in the Big Apple at This Year's New York Comic-Con

Jim Hill | Posted 12.08.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Big Hero 6 tells the story of Hiro Hamada, a 14 year-old genius who specializes in robotics. Hiro, his older brother Tadashi and their aunt Cass live together in a city that is also something of a mash-up.

STEM Contest Inspires Kids to Invent Our Future

Ravé Mehta | Posted 06.22.2014 | Impact
Ravé Mehta

If we can develop a better system to engage, empower and enable our children to innovate faster than our world systems decay, then our kids could not only save our world, they could reinvent our future!

Talking The Royals and "Destruction Porn" with Rob Williams

Marc N. Kleinhenz | Posted 04.15.2014 | Books
Marc N. Kleinhenz

Set amidst World War II, the story revolves around the British royal family -- which just so happens to be super-powered.

Crazy Facts You Didn't Know About Comic Book Superheroes (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 12.05.2013 | Books

Who is the fastest man alive? What sort of pizza do the Ninja Turtles eat the most? These and more pressing questions are answered in Super Graphics [...

On the Coming Blockbuster Tent-pole Gender Divide...

Scott Mendelson | Posted 04.13.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

If you've been paying attention to the various trailers being unleashed in the wake of Breaking Dawn -- Part 2 last November, you'll notice a fevered pitch by the studios to plant their flag in the sand in the newest 'hot' sub-genre.

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Michael Kupperman | Posted 12.09.2012 | Comedy
Michael Kupperman


Two Veggie Summer Reads: 'Dirt Candy' and 'Welcome to Claire's'

Rozanne Gold | Posted 10.16.2012 | Home
Rozanne Gold

Claire Criscuolo is the much-beloved "Maven of New Haven." Iconic and eponymous, Claire's Corner Copia has been feeding foodies just outside the gates of Yale as well as servicing an entire community of vegetarians for decades.

WATCH: Are Comic Books the Next Cool Medium for Journalism?

Bill Moyers | Posted 09.24.2012 | Media
Bill Moyers


Who Needs Origins? 8 Comic Book Films That Just Dove Right In

Scott Mendelson | Posted 09.16.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

There exists at least a handful of comic book adaptations that either completely eschew or compartmentalize the origin material. Be they successful as art or not, they represent the idea that it is possible to start (or restart) a comic book series without retelling the same origin.