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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 10.27.2015 | Entertainment

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 07.06.2015 | 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 06.23.2015 | 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 05.13.2015 | 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...

Black Captain America Leading Comic Book Diversity

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 02.15.2015 | Entertainment

WASHINGTON (AP) — For decades, comic books have been in color, but now they truly reflect all the hues of American society. The new Captain America...

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

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

Best Marvel Flick Yet - Combines Comic-Book Nostalgia With Conspiracy and Adventure

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 06.02.2014 | Teen

Whether you are a Marvel fan or not, you'll find the latest installment of Captain America to be a great political thriller with a compelling story line.

Dust Off That Cape, It's Comic-Con!

Jordan Hart | Posted 09.16.2013 | Comedy
Jordan Hart

There are plenty of geek conventions every year, but this is the biggest. Over 130,000-attendees, big. What began as a small comic book convention in 1970 has evolved into the largest pop culture event in the world.

When Steven Spielberg Speaks, I Listen

Philip Moross | Posted 08.20.2013 | Entertainment
Philip Moross

If Steven Spielberg has a prescient crystal ball, filmmakers and those of us who support those filmmakers are in for a rough, unpleasant ride... one where filmgoers will be treated to bigger and bigger films that sometimes say less and less.

Superheroes Get Religion, Or The Other Way Around?

S. Brent Plate | Posted 06.07.2013 | Religion
S. Brent Plate

As we await the messianic Man of Steel in theaters this summer, we might recall the Jewish roots of messiahs, recall again the sacredness of the superhero, and wonder what exactly it is they need to save us from, save ourselves.

Jews Reveal Our Secrets to Controlling the Banks (VIDEO)

Nato Green | Posted 06.03.2013 | San Francisco
Nato Green

To get the Jewish side of the story, I paid a visit to the Purim carnival at the San Francisco Jewish Community Center to hear from Jews in their natural habitat.

Super Hero Presidential Poll (Video)

Tim Young | Posted 01.06.2013 | Comedy
Tim Young

With all the "real people" polls going around, who has taken the time to ask the Super Heroes what they think? I certainly have. I went to Wizard World ComicCon in Austin and asked the critical questions of our "heroes."

Be an Everyday Superhero: Kids Reveal the Top Five Things You'll Need!

HooplaHa | Posted 12.12.2012 | Good News

HooplaHa wanted to know how the average person can embody a superhero in real-life. Rather than asking adults, we got the answers from superhero fans known for holding nothing back --kids!

Are You At Comic-Con? Add Your Pics Of The Best Costumes

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 07.12.2012 | Los Angeles

At Comic-Con, fantasies become realities, even if just for a few days. The San Diego, Calif. convention may be the only place where you'll see supe...

Movie Review: The Avengers

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.04.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Avengers is veined with wit, even as it offers exactly the kind of action that fanboys and normal movie-goers alike want out of something like this.

Captain America Co-Creator Dead At 98

AP | MATT MOORE | Posted 02.14.2012 | Entertainment

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joe Simon, who along with Jack Kirby co-created Captain America and was one of the comic book industry's most revered writers, a...

Movie Review: Rainn Wilson's Kind of Super

Michael Giltz | Posted 06.01.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

The movie is a little unsure of itself tonally because it doesn't quite know what it thinks of its protagonist. But it is weirdly amusing and has cult favorite written all over it.