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GOOD NEWS: Astro Heroes Save the World

Constance Stellas | Posted 07.15.2016 | Entertainment
Constance Stellas

Fourth of July Weekend at the Heroes and Villains Fan Fest in Secaucus, NJ I debuted my comic series Tree of Keys. In the middle of a huge empty convention center imagination and fun reigned. We had 6 Astro Heroes, lots of kids, our Villain, Nefos, Zalinda, the heroine, and everyone joined in Fighting Evil with their Own Talents.

WHERE IS THE WORLD'S FIRST MAINSTREAM TRANSGENDER SUPERHERO?

Wayne Mahon | Posted 06.19.2016 | Queer Voices
Wayne Mahon

In 2011, I was lucky enough to executive produce the OWN TV documentary special, "I Am Jazz: A Family In Transition." I believe the bravery of young,...

Are You a Business Super Hero Running On Fumes?

Sharon C. Jenkins | Posted 06.08.2016 | Business
Sharon C. Jenkins

Rawpixel.com We dream of being invincible and formidable, a worthy foe for any competitor in the boxing ring of business success. But what happens wh...

It Is Time To Reveal Myself: Eunice Odio's The Fire's Journey

Dean Rader | Posted 04.08.2016 | Books
Dean Rader

For years, Tavern Books, a small independent publisher out of Portland, has been quietly producing excellent, exquisite books. Their mission is to bri...

Self-Esteem and Night Bicycling

Peter Mandel | Posted 03.22.2016 | Fifty
Peter Mandel

It's a new strange truth of contemporary life. There are those among us who are immune to accident: safe from slipping on soap, or getting plastered by a passing bus.

How Comic Books Get Students Talking

Dallas Rico | Posted 03.15.2016 | Education
Dallas Rico

Now I'm not advocating that teachers swap out The Dark Knight Returns for The Great Gatsby, but I do believe comics can serve as a high-interest supplemental reading for comic book fans, like they did for me.

The Ultimate To-Do on Your Bucket List

Margaret M. Perlis | Posted 03.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret M. Perlis

So go ahead and make bucket lists galore...kinky, adventurous, quirky...that which we choose in life, relationships, goals, jobs, travels, and challenges all serve as exciting boot camps for the soul. But it is how we conduct ourselves and navigate our way through them, both the successes and failures, which shape our character and unleash our intrepid and fearless hero's within.

Your Talent; Your Weapon; Your ASTRO HERO

Constance Stellas | Posted 03.01.2016 | Entertainment
Constance Stellas

Super Heroes are great! They have wonderful powers, extraordinary energy and create intricate exciting stories. They are universal and the weapons, ...

Deadpool: Super Anti-Hero

Michael Berkowitz | Posted 02.19.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Berkowitz

Why does Deadpool work when the super hero genre is littered with more undigestible matter than your cat's litter box? Is it an exercise in bad taste as some critics have complained?

Heart of a Hero

Lisa Steinberg | Posted 01.21.2016 | Entertainment
Lisa Steinberg

During the 2016 TCAs, Mark Pedowitz, President of the CW stated the network didn't have any plans for a female led superhero show in the works. What ...

Ant Man Director Peyton Reed Discusses His Knowledge of Super Heroes and Which Ones He'd Like To Direct Next

Quora | Posted 12.07.2015 | Entertainment
Quora

I was a kid who grew up reading those comics. I really came into it with a lot of knowledge of those characters. But I definitely reread a lot of them when we were prepping because there was some iconic imagery that I wanted to try and cram into the movie.

Snorkeling With Seals in the Galapagos

Peter Mandel | Posted 11.30.2015 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Most of us put on our swimsuits as soon as we're unpacked, and rummage through a box of masks and flippers. "You will be snorkeling with sea lions," warns Gabriel Ribadeneira, our naturalist and guide.

A New Kind of Super Hero

Constance Stellas | Posted 11.17.2015 | Entertainment
Constance Stellas

I wrote my Astro Heroes series because I love mystery and astrology. I thought what if the talents and qualities of each sign were exaggerated, "Super-ized," and woven into a story about 12 kids and how they grow into their talents and abilities. In other words, how their individual hero or heroine quest can reflect our own abilities.

Marvel Developing Chinese Superheroes for the Chinese Audiences

Inverse | Posted 12.09.2015 | Entertainment
Inverse

This article originally appeared on Inverse. By Eric Francisco At a press event for the release of Marvel's Ant-Man this week in China, Marvel Stu...

Mercury Straightens Out and the Dark of the Moon

Constance Stellas | Posted 10.08.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Constance Stellas

Remember Mercury and his tricks? Good News he is giving us some planetary relief. On Friday, October 9 at 10:58am Eastern time Mercury goes direct. ...

The Upcoming Super Moon August 29

Constance Stellas | Posted 08.26.2015 | Entertainment
Constance Stellas

An ancient astrologer taught: "As Above So Below," meaning that the motion of the stars, planets, Sun, and Moon above have influences and consequences on life below on earth.

Helpful Tips for a Comicon First-Timer

Erik Sharkey | Posted 07.03.2016 | Entertainment
Erik Sharkey

It's that time of year again--the San Diego Comicon (SDCC)! The "Woodstock for nerds," it's the event fans anxiously await every summer.

Movie Review: Batkid Begins -- Summer Bright Spot

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.23.2016 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Dana Nachman's touching, funny nonfiction film, Batkid Begins, is sheer delight. Instead of something maudlin and manipulative, Nachman has assembled what may be the year's most joyous and surprising movie. 

Comics Diverge: All-New, Diverse Super Heroes On Their Way

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.13.2016 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Nine year-old Gray Sansom-Chasin and his 13 year-old sister Zoa Chasin are sorting through comics at their home in Park Slope Brooklyn. They're looking for examples of comic books that get it wrong.

Here's What Decades Of Batman Look Like In One Awesome Supercut

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.10.2015 | Entertainment

Batman sure has come a long way since the 1940s. "The Evolution of Batman In Cinema," a cool supercut by Jacob T. Swinney, takes us on a quick tou...

Little Man Max Charles Tackles Big Roles in American Sniper and The Amazing Spider-Man

Ilana Rapp | Posted 03.08.2015 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Max Charles has a resume longer than his arm. This confident young man is not only adorable, but a pleasure to interview!

11 Inspirational Quotes From Superheroes That Might Just Give You Superpowers

Posted 06.09.2015 | Good News

Forget about super-strength, laser vision, or -- our personal favorite -- the ability to consume any type of matter in the universe; the best superher...

The Secret Identities of Co-Workers

Liz Reed | Posted 08.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Liz Reed

Our secret identities are so often our passion, which explains why it is so easy to share that other side of you when people ask about it. I recently quit my 9 to 5 to do something I loved doing even more -- making comics.

X-Men: Days of Future Past

Dwight Brown | Posted 07.22.2014 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

Comic book nerds may understand the gravity of the situation. A novice, who stumbles into a multiplex looking for that "fun" summer event movie, might not be so enamored.

'Antboy' - a Calmer Type of Super-Hero

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 06.22.2014 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

With Super Heroes all the rage, 'Antboy' is a bit different -- in a good way.