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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?

Why Hollywood recycles its superheroes

Jul 13, 2012
Geoff Boucher of the L.A. Times' Hero Complex blog explains why moviegoers see the same superheroes in the theater over and over again.

Comic-Con still a must-go for film industry

Jul 12, 2012
Movie studios aren't all screening new films, though. Some find the convention is a place to make deals without having a high profile.

Amazon inks DC Comics deal

Oct 19, 2011
Shortly after Amazon announced that the digital versions of DC Comics will be exclusively sold in Kindle Fire format, Barnes & Noble and Books...

A new look for Superman and other superheroes: What do you think?

Aug 30, 2011
Comic book trackers say Superman - and his red briefs - first hit comic books in 1938 in the Action Comics title. The book tells the origin story...

MIDDAY UPDATE: Frightful weather on the East Coast and post-holiday recycling

Dec 27, 2010
The northeast corridor suffers a post-holiday blizzard, and travelers face canceled flights, trains and roads too dangerous to drive. The cold...