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27 Jun 2008 // 4:07 AM

Comics are leaping from page to screen

In this weekend’s potential blockbuster “Wanted,” Morgan Freeman hands a gun to the film’s reluctant antihero and orders him to shoot the wings

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26 Feb 2008 // 5:30 AM

Zuda Comics takes comic books online and invites reader

Read. Vote. Create. That’s the Zeitgeist of Zuda Comics, a new online DC Comics site that’s putting adventurous comic creators on the same

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2 Jan 2008 // 2:08 AM

If you wanted to be cool in 2007, you wrote a graphic novel. If you wanted to make a hit film, you bought the rights to

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9 Sep 2007 // 9:42 PM

Postcards by Jason Rodriguez [Editor]

Of significant note to comic fans may be the inclusion of a story by the prolific Harvey Pekar.

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23 Aug 2007 // 12:20 AM

It’s a big month for Jason Aaron. The start of August saw the release of a trade paperback collecting the first five issues of

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21 Aug 2007 // 2:09 AM

‘Peanuts’ museum marks its fifth anniversary

SANTA ROSA, Calif.—Sparky said he would end “Peanuts” when he finally wore a hole in the drawing board he used for 50 years. Sadly, that

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Reading Comics by Douglas Wolk

Wolk discusses each selection with a fan's enthusiasm and a critic's eye for detail.

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29 Jul 2007 // 10:00 PM

Exit Wounds by Ruru Modan

That Modan pulls off this little parable without once invoking the Arab-Israeli conflict directly is even more impressive.

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15 Apr 2007 // 9:59 PM

The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

Selznick's creation navigates the grey area between picture book and graphic novel.

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Iranian exiles see film ‘300’ as an attempt to vilify Persians

The Hollywood blockbuster “300” has fueled conversations in the Iranian exile community across the United States, even spawning demands for an apology from the film’s

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16 Mar 2007 // 8:55 PM

300 defies description. Every attempt by mainstream critics to categorize or contextualize the film is more or less wrong. This is not some manner of anti-war

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Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

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"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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