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A Cabinet of Curiosities, Americana Style: Tom Manning's Runoff

Sezin Koehler | Posted 01.27.2016 | Books
Sezin Koehler

Runoff is a fantastically entertaining ode to Americana the Strange, with an everything-but-the-kitchen-sink approach to monsters and horror stories that any savvy reader will be able to appreciate and celebrate.

The Inspiring Story Behind 'Living Level 3:Iraq'

Joshua Dysart | Posted 01.21.2016 | World
Joshua Dysart

I was awake in my Erbil hotel room when the Muslim call to prayer, the Adhan, began. I was unable to sleep. It was my first morning in Iraq. I had arr...

Philly Is Home to the First Black Woman-Owned Comic Book Store

Erika Hardison | Posted 01.04.2016 | Black Voices
Erika Hardison

I was on Facebook when I saw this link about this black woman in Philly that has opened a comic book and coffee shop. I was elated myself. Can you say, "road trip?"

NYT Article on Comic Diversity Is Incredibly Problematic

Joshua Adams | Posted 12.31.2015 | Media
Joshua Adams

Ampikaipakan points are not only flawed, but incredibly problematic and inconsiderate. Making cases that suggest diversity is an opponent to universality is such a dangerous oxymoron.

Your Smartphone's Best-Kept Secret: Comic Books

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 12.25.2015 | Technology

Got a new phone for Christmas? Congratulations: You've unwittingly received a great way to experience comic books. You already know the thing is perf...

Watch Women Try To Recreate Comic Book Heroes' Absurdly Sexy Poses

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 12.12.2015 | Women

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Kate Winslet and Galvin Scott Davis Create a Beautiful Daisy Chain

Xaque Gruber | Posted 10.29.2015 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Galvin Scott Davis' timeless new film, Daisy Chain, a five minute animated short narrated by Academy Award winning actress Kate Winslet, was born from misery and travail, and is the most stirring recent example of art communicating the subject of anti-bullying.

Meet Fierce Puerto Rican Teen Superhero LAK6

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 10.21.2015 | Latino Voices

A new superhero is rocking the comic book scene with her fierce confidence and Puerto Rican roots. Darryl Makes Comics, co-created by Darryl "DMC" McD...

A Conversation With Ari Goldman of Choice Collectibles: Comics, Art and Pop Culture

Ilana Rapp | Posted 10.07.2015 | Business
Ilana Rapp

Stan Lee at an autograph session with Ari Goldman of Choice Collectibles As you all know, I love comic books, certain types of art and entrepreneurs...

(Approx.) 4 Reasons Why Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice Could Suck

Dan Truong | Posted 10.02.2015 | Entertainment
Dan Truong

I've been following the film's development pretty closely, and I've seen both trailers put out so far about half a million times. That being said, I've seen some red flags go up.

An Extraordinary Library: The Lilly Library, Indiana University

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 10.01.2015 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

After living in the Midwest for about 30 years I really didn't know too much about Indiana -- it seemed like a nice state but my sense was that the state was pretty limited, culturally.

The Black Family in Comics: Marvel's "Infinite Gauntlet" | Posted 09.25.2015 | Black Voices

Those looking for a fun, well-illustrated comic with an exciting plot, can follow Marvel's new Black family of super-heroes on their quest to keep the family together, reclaim the Infinity Stones, and of course, save the galaxy.

Fear of Heights

Marcia Liss | Posted 08.27.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


All in the Family

Marcia Liss | Posted 08.26.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss



Marcia Liss | Posted 08.25.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


'Murder in the First' Actor Raphael Sbarge Is in a Comic Book! -- Part I

Ilana Rapp | Posted 08.23.2015 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Sbarge: "Steampunk is a style and an aesthetic. The look is a combination of industrial revolution and Victorian times, along with modern technology, and is often referred to as Neo-Victorian. It has a huge worldwide audience and Lantern City will be the newest flag bearer for this very cool genre."

Feed a Cold...

Marcia Liss | Posted 08.22.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

You're supposed to starve a fever...right?

Sticks and Stones

Marcia Liss | Posted 08.19.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


No Choice, Need A Voice

Marcia Liss | Posted 08.17.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Once Upon A Time...

Marcia Liss | Posted 08.15.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

"Once upon a time there was a baby called Marcia. Then she blinked her eyes, and she was 65."

Three Blind Mice

Marcia Liss | Posted 08.14.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Lions and Tigers and...Oh, My!

Marcia Liss | Posted 08.13.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Withering Heights

Marcia Liss | Posted 08.12.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Starry Eyes

Marcia Liss | Posted 08.04.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


"Self" Delusions

Marcia Liss | Posted 08.03.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss