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Activist Comics: Public Financing

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 11.21.2014 | Comedy
John Wellington Ennis

Elections are in the public interest, designating the propriety of public works, impacting every single member of the public -- so therefore we must have public financing for campaigns. When the candidate with the most money wins over 90 percent of the time, it's not an election, it's a rich kid's birthday party.

Activist Comics: Compulsory Voting

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 11.20.2014 | Comedy
John Wellington Ennis

No more registering when we should not have to, no more collecting our taxes without each taxpayer having a say in how they are spent. (And yes, you could still write in your own gag candidate of choice, be it Grumpy Cat, Homer Simpson or Lyndon Larouche.)

Activist Comics: End Gerrymandering

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 11.20.2014 | Comedy
John Wellington Ennis

You would think that your vote gets counted just as equally as others. But you'd be wrong. The reality is, depending on where you live, your vote is...

Activist Comics: Disclosure

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 11.18.2014 | Comedy
John Wellington Ennis

After $145 million of anonymous spending in the midterm elections, the American public remains none the wiser as to who not only wanted to spend fortunes influencing politics, but needed to do it without exposing their identities and their motives.

Activist Comics: Free Airtime for Candidates

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 11.17.2014 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

It would be in the public interest to re-examine the hundreds of millions spent on buying TV time, considering that those TV airwaves are already the public's.

The Characters in Black Friday Sales

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 11.13.2014 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Thanksgiving Thursday is a day to appreciate all the wonderful things we are blessed with. Be it health, family, shelter, a great career or seven unwatched episodes of The A-Team in your Netflix Instant Queue.

Eerie Photo Series Imagines Beloved Superheroes After Death

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.04.2014 | Arts

When you think of Superman, you likely envision a robust looking fellow with bulging muscles and a suspiciously well-coiffed head of curls. It's hard ...

Time to Celebrate the Bravest of the Brave: Orphans

Rebecca Tinsley | Posted 10.31.2014 | World
Rebecca Tinsley

The UN AIDS agency estimates there are 132 million orphans -- children younger than 18 who have one parent dead. Thirteen million have neither parent alive.

In Search of The Fortress of Solitude

Steven Suskin | Posted 10.22.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

There is an interesting and potentially important musical contained within The Fortress of Solitude, the new piece from Michael Friedman, Itamar Moses and Daniel Aukin at the Public.

Hell on Wheels: Deadly Villains

Darryl Woodard | Posted 10.13.2014 | TV
Darryl Woodard

The recent October 4, 2014 episode of the AMC western drama Hell on Wheels had another good character, though not a major character like the recently ...

Breaking Bad TV Habits

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 10.06.2014 | Entertainment
Joan E. Dowlin

With all of the gun violence and drug-related deaths in this country and our TV habits, I am wondering if it is a case of art imitating life or life imitating art? Either way, this nation is in trouble. TV used to be an escape to forget the world's problems. Now TV is something we need to escape from.

Is This Your Year to Be Superman or Superwoman?

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 11.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Larry Schwimmer

When you think of what this radical change looks like, imagine Clark Kent changing into Superman, David Bannister turning into the Incredible Hulk, Eliza Dolittle becoming My Fair Lady; or, even the fictional person who meta-morphs into the Wolfman!

Vintage Superman Comic Fetches Whopping $3.2 Million

artnet | Posted 08.27.2014 | Arts

By Alexander Forbes See the original story on artnet News Previous owner Darren Adams with Action Comics No. 1 ahead of the sale. Photo: Courte...

Great Krypton! Superman Comic Sells For $3.2 Million

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.25.2014 | Entertainment

The cover price says 10 cents, but "Action Comics" No. 1 -- the first comic book to feature Superman -- just sold for a whole lot more than than that...

Wonder Woman Breaks Down Digital Barrier in New 'Sensation Comics #1'

Andy Wilson | Posted 10.13.2014 | Books
Andy Wilson

When the unthinkable happens -- Batman is taken out of commission by Gotham City's nastiest villains -- who do you call? Well, none other than DC Comics' star-spangled, gold-bangled princess herself, Wonder Woman.

Breaking: The War Over Same Sex Marriage Has Been Won!

Derek Penwell | Posted 09.28.2014 | Religion
Derek Penwell

The war for same gender marriage has been won. I received the news today. I didn't read it in the newspaper, didn't see it on the news crawl at the bottom of the screen on CNN. I heard the announcement from a 17 year-old kid, out in the middle of the rural midwest.

5 Reasons The Men You Date Aren't Meeting Your Expectations

Ivy Allen | Posted 09.27.2014 | Women
Ivy Allen

Very few men are going to know what you want, when you want it and how you want it. My grandmother used to say, "You must summer and winter, and summer and winter, with a man to truly know him," and for him to truly know you. Give a man the chance to know you.

The Frustrating Plot Hole In The Superman Movies

www.upworthy.com | Posted 07.21.2014 | Entertainment

Comedian Hari Kondabolu humorously points out an inconvenient fact about Superman. ...

What Awesome Conservative Cartoon Death Is America Missing out On?

Lester & Charlie | Posted 09.18.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Conservatives are always outraged about something. A few weeks ago, we told you about the right-wing umbrage being tossed around -- not because of Obamacare -- but because of good old comic books. Well, for the conservative Comic-Con set, it's getting worse.

#AOLBUILD Welcomes Jason Segel, Cameron Diaz and @SexTapeMovie Director, Jake Kasdan

AOL BUILD | Posted 09.17.2014 | Entertainment
AOL BUILD

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First Look At Clark Kent From 'Batman Vs. Superman'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 06.30.2014 | Entertainment

Last month, "Batman vs. Superman" director Zack Snyder tweeted out a photo of Ben Affleck in his Batman costume standing -- and looking a bit sad -- n...

Holy Vast Liberal Conspiracy, Batman!

Lester & Charlie | Posted 08.18.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

These conservative writers and illustrators have "truth, justice and the American way" kinds of stories that they say are less ambiguous. But those doggone liberals won't let them tell their stories! Holy vast liberal conspiracy, Batman!

Twitter and Superheroes/Villains

Colin Darke | Posted 08.16.2014 | Detroit
Colin Darke

@Magneto Genius/Scientist/Leader/Fluent in tons of languages/Intuit/savior of all mutants/Master Strategist/Crafter (visit my Etsy shop)/and the list ...

It's A Bird! It's A Plane! It's... Marcel Proust!

Roz Warren | Posted 07.23.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

These days, the man of steel just bores me. But Mark never does. And while it's impossible to know exactly what binds two people together, when it comes to my own awesome relationship, I'd just like to say "Thanks, Superman."

First Look At The New Batmobile

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 05.13.2014 | Entertainment

It’s not a bird, and it’s not a plane. It’s the freaking Batmobile. Director Zack Snyder has given fans their first glimpse of the iconic su...