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Everything Old Is New Again, Part 1: Captain America

The venerable Captain America has lately been burning up the box office through the film Captain America: The Winter Soldier, which is not a bad showing for the fourth-oldest superhero ... Continue Reading →
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PBS to Premiere Superheroes Series on Oct. 15

U.S-based Public Broadcasting System will devote its entire primetime programming on Oct. 15 to the new comprehensive documentary Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle. Produced and directed ... Continue Reading →
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Spider-Man and Calvin & Hobbes Art to Be Auctioned

Dallas-based Heritage Auction will feature a special Spider-Man cover art drawn by Todd McFarlane (featuring Spidey and the Red Skull from The Amazing Spider-Man comic, Issue #325, ... Continue Reading →
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Al Feldstein Leads the Pack

It is quite possible that you are reading these words from somewhere in the San Diego area while attending the 2012 Comic Con International, along with 175,000 of your closest friends. ... Continue Reading →
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Simon Said

One of the true pioneers of comic books, Joe Simon, passed away last week at the age of 98. Unlike his early creative partner Jack Kirby, Joe never worked directly in the toon trenches, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Captain America’ Takes the Box Office Fight to ‘Potter’ Finale

With Comic-Con in full swing, it’s the perfect time for Marvel Studios’ Captain America: The First Avenger to come out ready to take on the hugely successful boy wizard. Captain ... Continue Reading →
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First Trailer Arrives for ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’

High on this summer’s must-see list is Captain America: The First Avenger — and with the move coming out July 22 Marvel Studios has released a full-length trailer offering the ... Continue Reading →