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The extraordinary power of Comic-Con and pop culture

Jul 20, 2018
Comic-Con International: San Diego has been a mainstay for over 40 years. Why is that?
Comic fans wait outside before the start of Comic-Con International: San Diego 2010.
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DC and Marvel duke it out in "Slugfest"

Oct 2, 2017
It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a multibillion-dollar industry getting even bigger!
Like the Incredible Hulk (Marvel) and Superman (DC), the comic book publishers have very different personalities. DC is more "buttoned down" and Marvel is "free flowing."
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"Suicide Squad" gambles on anti-heroes

Warner Bros. and DC have a lot riding on this squad of misfits
Actor Jared Leto attends the "Suicide Squad" premiere at the Beacon Theatre on August 1, 2016 in New York City.
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Warner Bros has a lot riding on "Batman v. Superman"

Mar 25, 2016
The Man of Steel is bulletproof, but is he review-proof?
Batman and Superman as they appear in "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice."
Warner Bros. via Giphy

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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The numbers for October 17, 2014

Oct 17, 2014
The UN's trust fund to fight Ebola has only raised $100,000. Let's do the numbers.

Marvel's new super power: Growing the market

Nov 6, 2013
Marvel is diversifying its stable of superheroes with a new series featuring a teenage Muslim lead character.