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Black geek culture represents a big business opportunity

Aug 13, 2021
Black fans of comics and anime haven't always been welcome in geek culture. This could be a moment of change.
A fan cosplays as Black Panther from the Marvel Universe during the 2018 New York Comic-Con at Javits Center on October 7, 2018 in New York City.
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Holy franchise, Batman! You’re 80!

Mar 29, 2019
Grab your cowl and utility belt while we take a look at one of the highest-earning superheroes.
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Stan Lee's Marvel-ous legacy

Nov 19, 2018
Let's do the numbers on Stanley Lieber's seven decades in comics.
 Spider-Man creator Stan Lee poses at his office on June 18, 2004 in Beverly Hills, California.
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How the co-CEO of Archie Comics reinvented its namesake

Jul 25, 2018
Riverdale's favorite son was in danger of fading into obscurity when Jon Goldwater breathed some new life into the franchise.
(L-R front row) The cast Ashleigh Murray, Madelaine Petsch, Camila Mendes, KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, Cole Sprouse and Casey Cott, back row left to right) Jon Goldwater, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Marisol Nichols, Luke Perry, Madchen Amick, Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter of the "Riverdale" television show speak during the CW portion of the 2017 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour at the Langham Hotel on Jan. 8, 2017 in Pasadena, California.
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Growing up in "Cartoon County"

Author Cullen Murphy talks about his new book and what it was like having a dad who was a cartoonist.
John Cullen Murphy's Big Ben Bolt (July 26, 1978)

Doctor Strange is Marvel's latest box office hit

Nov 7, 2016
The comic franchise has won new fans with its Hollywood offerings.
A view of the atmosphere at The Los Angeles World Premiere of Marvel Studios’ 'Doctor Strange” in Hollywood, CA on Oct. 20, 2016. 

 
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The boy who saved Batman

Mar 23, 2016
You know the story of the Dark Knight. But do you know the story of his savior?
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A comic book pioneer adjusts to the digital age

May 7, 2014
Live events and digital media as ways for comic book stores to survive.

Jackie Ormes: The first female African American cartoonist

Feb 26, 2014
Jackie Ormes used cartoons to talk about the social and environmental issues that mattered to the black community. So why has she been forgotten?