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20 May 2015 // 1:05 PM

China Is the Latest Market for Comic-con Organizers to Conquer

Forty-five years after Comic-Con International launched as a little gathering in San Diego, later exploding into a pop-culture juggernaut spawning dozens of similar events around the US, the phenomenon is going global.

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Captain Comics: Oh, the Horror! Check Out These ‘Romance Comics’

I have now read comic book stories that are more horrible than any horror comics, more disturbing than any adventure stories. The source of this plague? Romance comics.

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5 May 2015 // 11:23 AM

Captain Comics: These 5 Stories Are the Ultimate Ultron

With Avengers: Age of Ultron becoming a sure-fire hit, Marvel Comics is printing lots and lots of comics featuring the Living Robot. But how to find the great ones without being fooled by similar-but-not-so-great ones?

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9 Mar 2015 // 10:08 AM

Captain Comics: ‘Agent Carter’ Has a Web of Modern Connections

Agent Carter, the recently ended miniseries starring Captain America’s wartime sweetheart as an espionage agent in 1946, gave us a number of connections to the present-day Marvel movie and TV universe.

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Cartoons Are Serious Art and Now They’re Taking a Stand for Freedom of Expression

Authoritarianism and cartooning are oil and water. Strict commitment to a set of irreducible beliefs and doctrines, which fundamentalists of every religious stripe maintain, is a big, fat, even irresistible target for a cartoonist — and it drives the object of ridicule crazy.

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2 Feb 2015 // 3:29 PM

CONTEST: The Stan Lee Starter Set

Enter for your chance to win this set, which includes a $50 Visa gift card, The Zodiac Legacy: Convergence, Meet the Marvel Super Heroes, a Stan Lee t-shirt, and candy bar.

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10 Nov 2014 // 11:01 AM

Captain Comics: Original ‘Batman’ TV Series Soars Into Home Video

“Atomic batteries to power … turbines to speed!” So said Robin (Burt Ward) to Batman (Adam West) every time the Dynamic Duo launched the Batmobile from

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Captain Comics: Neil Gaiman’s Finale to ‘Graveyard Book’ a Grabber

Neil Gaiman constantly surprises, and he’s done it again with The Graveyard Book Volume 2, the wrap-up of the novel’s adaptation to comics.

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16 Oct 2014 // 1:02 PM

Captain Comics: Will TV’s ‘Constantine’ Be the Real Deal?

I’m worried about “Constantine.” The one I’m worried about isn’t John Constantine, the comics character who had a 300-issue run in his

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Warner Bros. Unveils a Slate of Superhero Films After Poor Summer

Warner Bros. has unveiled a slate of superhero films that the big Hollywood studio believes will help drive profit after it suffered through an uncharacteristically poor summer.

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Hozier + Death Cab for Cutie + Rock Radio 104.5's Birthday Show (Photo Gallery)

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"Radio 104.5's birthday show featured great bands and might have been the unofficial start of summer festival season in the Northeast.

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