Comics Legend Stan Lee Dies

Stan Lee, the comic book writer and editor who cocreated Spider-Man, the Avengers and the X-Men, has died at the age of 95.
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Stan Lee: Stars pay tribute to Marvel Comics pioneer, dead at 95

Marvel film stars Hugh Jackman and Chris Evans are among those honouring the Spider-Man creator.
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Stan Lee Is Dead at 95; Superhero of Marvel Comics

Mr. Lee helped create Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man and others while overseeing his company’s emergence as a media behemoth.
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On Comedy: Will TV Change the Comedy Cellar? Comics Are About to Find Out

The premier Greenwich Village club is getting into the late-night programming wars at a time when it has been under fire for Louis C.K. appearances.
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The Best Venom vs. Carnage Comics

With the Venom movie featuring Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock now in theaters, we’re looking to the comics for what to expect for a possible sequel featuring the Spider-Man antihero.

Warning: beware spoilers for Venom!

The Venom mid-credits scene introduces Woody Harrelson’s Cletus Kasady and directly sets the stage for the rise of Carnage in Venom 2. While we wait for the sequel to take shape, now would be a good time to go back and read some of the classic Venom vs. Carnage stories from the comics. Here’s a little recommended reading to tide you over.

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What Did You Think of This Week’s Comics?

The comic book industry closed out July with an impressive lineup of new releases. DC had an especially big week, what with the return of Action Comics and the debut of a brand-new volume of Justice League Dark.

Scroll down to check out our new reviews and thinkpieces, and be sure to let us know your favorite books of the week in the comments below.

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On Comedy: A Netflix Experiment Gives Deserving Comics Their 15 Minutes

Instead of hourlong specials, these bite-sized sets let you in on one of comedy’s biggest secrets: the funniest stand-ups are the ones you’ve never heard of.
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DC Comics Pulls the Plug on Cyborg

DC Comics has canceled its monthly Cyborg comic, according to writer Marv Wolfman. The recently released Cyborg #23 will serve as the series’ final issue, with the previously solicited Cyborg #24 and #25 being canceled.

This marks the second time the series has been put on the chopping block in 2018. It previously ended with issue #20 in January before unexpectedly returning in April with Wolfman (who co-created the character in 1980) installed as the new writer. Unfortunately, that second lease on life didn’t last very long.

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What Did You Think of This Week’s Comics?

It was another big week for the comic industry. Marvel ended an era for Iron Man as writer Brian Bendis wrapped up his run, while Ta-Nehisi Coates and Daniel Acuna ushered Black Panther into Fresh Start with a bold new status quo.

Check out our new reviews and thinkpieces for the week, and let us know your favorite new comics in the comments below.

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What Did You Think of This Week’s Comics?

It was another big week for the comic book industry, as The Mighty Thor reached its series finale and Marvel kicked off its Hunt for Wolverine crossover. Check out our new reviews and thinkpieces and be sure to let us know your favorite new books of the week in the comments below.

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“Marvel Comics has an annoying tendency to take a good story and overextend it with too many tie-ins and offshoots. That was the case with the Death of Wolverine event in late 2014. The initial Death of Wolverine miniseries was well-crafted, but the story turned into a bloated mess thanks to the numerous spinoffs that followed and the dreadful Wolverines weekly series. Unfortunately, Marvel doesn’t seem to have learned any lessons from that particular event. Rather than simply give readers a clear, straightforward look at the hows and whys of Wolverine’s return, Hunt for Wolverine #1 is merely a prelude to a four-month-long crossover no one asked for.” -Jesse

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Couple’s Comics About Married Life Are Dark And Super Relatable

Surreal and hilarious.
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What Did You Think of This Week’s Comics?

It was another huge week for the comic book industry, with Action Comics reaching a big milestone and Batman kicking off a new storyline leading into the Dark Knight’s upcoming marriage. Check out our new reviews and thinkpieces and be sure to let us know your favorite new books of the week in the comments below.

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“It’s not every day you see a major superhero comic reach 1000 issues. DC really pulled out all the stops with Action Comics #1000, which also marks the 80th anniversary of the Man of Steel’s debut. This issue features some of the biggest names ever to work at DC Comics, along with the DC debut of a writer who’s spent the past 20 years building a career at Marvel. The result is an oversized special crammed with new content. Just don’t expect a great amount of depth out of these short, nostalgic stories.” -Jesse

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What It’s Like To Meet After Falling In Love Online, As Told In Comics

Nothing compares to seeing each other at the airport for the first time.
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Marvel Comics’ Big Missed Opportunity

Marvel Legacy is the publisher’s latest relaunch, an attempt to course correct by embracing its most beloved classic elements. Borrowing a move from DC Rebirth, Marvel showed how they’re going to do that with an oversized one-shot, Marvel Legacy #1 by Jason Aaron, Esad Ribic and various artists, that set up several exciting plot lines. However, Marvel has already missed a huge opportunity.

Warning: beware of spoilers for Marvel Legacy #1!

The big events in the one-shot included the debut of a new Avengers team from 1,000,000 B.C., a glimpse of the children of Fantastic Four’s Reed and Sue Richards after a long absence, and the return of Wolverine from the dead, but here’s the thing: this all happened two months ago and there are still no comics to buy that immediately follow up on any of it.

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Are the Valérian Comics Really a Big Influence on Star Wars?

If you’re a Luc Besson fan, you’ve likely seen at least one of the flashy trailers for his latest movie, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. Like many big-budget movies these days, Valerian is based on a comic. If the Valérian and Laureline comics don’t ring a bell, that’s okay: you’re not alone in not knowing about the French source material.

The thing is that while the trailers for Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets may look like a colourful Star Wars prequel rip-off, the reality is that the Valérian and Laureline comics were birthed a decade before the original Star Wars movie hit the big screen in 1977.

There’s been a lot of discussion about just how much of an influence Valérian was on Star Wars. It’s a controversial topic because though Star Wars creator George Lucas acknowledged many influences for his juggernaut sci-fi creation – including Flash Gordon, Toshirô Mifune, Akira Kurosawa, mythological heroes, old series and even comics – Valérian has never been mentioned. No one else who’s worked on the Star Wars movies seems to have listed the preceding adventures of Valérian as an influence, either.

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These Comics Will Ring True If You’ve Ever Dated Someone Younger

Age ain’t nothin’ but a number ― until you start dating someone younger and then suddenly everyone has an opinion.

Artist Cassandra Calin, a 22-year-old who is currently in a relationship with a younger guy, captures the highs and lows of this dynamic in a new comic series for College Humor.  

“This is the first series I’ve done where I introduce my boyfriend and our relationship,” Calin, who is based in Montreal, told HuffPost. 

The artist says her boyfriend enjoys teasing her about the age difference. (We’ve asked what the age difference is but haven’t heard back yet.) 

“He enjoys reminding me that when I turn 30, he’ll still be in his 20s,” she told HuffPost. “And sometimes he calls me ‘granny Cassandra’, especially when my joints crack out of the blue.”

Check out the rest of the relatable moments below. To see more of Calin’s work, visit her website, Tumblr, Facebook or Instagram

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Artist Turns Life With His Wife Into Adorably Relatable Comics

Artist Yehuda Devir takes life with his wife Maya in Tel Aviv and turns it into relatable comic book-style illustrations.

The pair has been together for eight years and will be celebrating their first wedding anniversary in two months. 

“My inspiration for these comics is simply our daily lives,” the artist told HuffPost. “These are real cases that happen to us.”

The couple met while they were in the army, became best friends and, over time, the platonic relationship turned into a romantic one. 

“Because of her, I make these illustrations ― she just gives me laughter and happiness for life,” Devir told HuffPost. “She is also an artist, in my opinion, better than me, and I sometimes get her reviews about the illustrations I do.”

To see more of Devir’s work, visit his website or follow him on Facebook and Instagram

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17 Comics to Check Out on FCBD 2017

The first weekend of May means two things – there’s a new Marvel movie in theaters (in this case, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2) and another Free Comic Book Day has arrived. If you enjoy reading comic books and not having to pay for things, it’s pretty much a perfect storm of awesome.

As usual, publishers are going all-out to celebrate this year’s FCBD. We’ve broken down the 17 books you should be on the lookout for this year, from Marvel’s Secret Empire tie-in to a new Avatar adventure from Dark Horse. Check them out below:

As usual, the only way to snag these free books will be to head down to your local comic shop on Saturday, May 6. Bear in mind that while these comics are free for consumers, store owners still have to pay to order them, so consider throwing your LCS a bone and make a few actual purchases while you’re there. Most shops will be running special sales and other promotions to take advantage of the festivities.

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Marvel Comics May Have Slumping Sales, but Don’t Blame Its Diverse Heroes

Fan fatigue with weak story lines and good-turned-bad characters are bigger problems than a black Captain America and a female Thor.
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Adventures in Comics and the Real World

America Chavez, a gay, Latina Marvel superhero written by a gay Latina writer, joins a growing list of diverse comic characters.
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19 Comics That Sum Up Car Rides With Kids

Car rides become an entirely different experience when you have kids.

From the car seat struggles to the unending requests to the unbearable kid songs, moving from point A to point B involves a host of new challenges. But at least parents can know they aren’t alone. Many artists have turned their car ride struggles into creative illustrations.

Here are 19 comics that sum up driving with kids.

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7 Nightwing Comics That Should Inspire the New Movie

Things are sure looking up for Dick Grayson these days. Not only is he a big player in The LEGO Batman Movie, but now we’ve learned that director Chris McKay is apparently in talks to direct WB’s live-action Nightwing movie.

We doubt WB will have much trouble topping Dick’s last live-action appearance in 1997’s Batman & Robin. Even so, we hope the new movie will draw plenty of inspiration from Dick Grayson’s comic book adventures. There are a lot of classic stories to choose from, but here are the ones we think are the most important.

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11 Comics For Couples Who Are Basically Two Big Kids At Heart

Life is easier when you and your partner are more or less two big kids at heart. Just ask illustrator Caitlin Quijano.  

On her site Anemone Lost, the 26-year-old Canadian artist draws witty, semi-autobiographical comics about adulthood and everyday life with her husband. They’re also super relatable; who hasn’t gotten peeved at their partner for the sin of Netflix adultery

Quijano’s illustrations have netted her over 7,000 followers on Facebook, but her biggest fan is still her hubby. 

“He’s been my biggest cheerleader since the beginning,” she told The Huffington Post. “When I draw a comic, my goal is always to make him laugh ― if I can do that, I know I’ve done my job.” 

See more of Quijano’s endearing comics below or head to her site to see them all. 

 

 

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Girlfriend Turns Life With Her Boyfriend Into Ridiculously Cute Comics

Who needs grand gestures when there’s so much romance to be found in everyday life?

Since November, artist Catana Chetwynd has been using her relationship with her boyfriend John as fodder for her adorably relatable Catana Comics series

“Every day there is something that happens where both John and I look at each and just know that it’s going to be a comic eventually,” she told The Huffington Post. “We are always having a good time so it’s very easy to find inspiration from every little thing.”

Nervous about people’s reaction to her work, Catana wasn’t originally planning to post the comics online. So John took matters into his own hands and shared some of the comics on Reddit where they soon went viral. 

“I knew he was going to post them, I just wasn’t thrilled about it,” Catana said. “Of course, as soon as I saw the response those feelings instantly went away.”

The pair, who has been dating for over a year, first connected on Tinder but the conversation fizzled and they didn’t end up meeting. Weeks later, on one fateful night, Catana spotted John at a bar and with her friends’ help, finally introduced herself. 

And yes, the couple really is just as in love as they seem in the comics. 

“John is constantly amazing me with his generosity in the way he treats me and everyone else he meets,” Catana said. “He is always finding ways to perk me up when I’m sad, support his friends, and is always finding the bright side of bad situations. He’s also pretty goofy which is perfect ― hours of free entertainment.”

Check out more of Catana’s work below. You can also follow her Instagram or visit her website

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Muslim Comics in a Mordant Act of ‘Resistance’

The jokes at Comic Strip Live’s “Big Brown Comedy Hour” took on a more urgent tone in the countdown to President-elect Donald J. Trump’s inauguration.
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5 Comics That Perfectly Sum Up Life With A Cat

Cats love to lay on our laptopsdrink out of our water cups and sit creepily on the side of the tub while we shower. And while these quirks may sound annoying to some people, cat owners would have life no other way.

Frankie Comics illustrator Rachel Dukes has a whole slate of comics documenting the delightfully strange ways of cats. Here are five experiences you may recognize:

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How To Avoid Talking To People, As Told In 2 Genius Comics

Engaging in small talk sends plenty of people ― and introverts especially ― into panic mode. For others, small talk just feels shallow and aimless, like so:

In the College Humor comics below, illustrator A.C. Stuart gives us a fail-proof defense against dreaded stop and chat:

Problem. Solved.

Head to Stuart’s Facebook page for more illustrations. 

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8 Comics That Long-Time Couples Have Lived IRL

One of the best perks of settling into a long-term relationship is the ability to be totally, unabashedly yourself ― quirks and all. And the doodles below, by illustrator Enzo of the comic series Cheer Up, Emo Kid, capture that perfectly.

Check them out, and go here for more. 

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5 Comics You Must Read Before Captain America: Civil War

5 Comics You Must Read Before Captain America: Civil War

There’s a lot happening in the latest flick from Marvel Studios. Here’s some homework to get you prepped for superhero civil war. The post 5 Comics You Must Read Before Captain America: Civil War appeared first on WIRED.
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The Little Con of Comics

The first comic convention run by kids, for kids, to celebrate the end of “Comics Camp” brought me to tears.

I was walking around the Decatur Square with my sister and my roommates. One roommate, Kelly, is a manager for comics artists. The other, Meghan, is a professional comic book illustrator (who has a new book coming out in November with DC/Vertigo called Red Thorn, and it’s GOOOOOOD. My sister Virginia is a professional photographer. And me? I’m a writer.

The reason this is important: none of us was ever told we could do what we do now, when we were kids. Not by adults, not by teachers, not by our parents and most certainly not by the other kids. In fact, back then, working in comics, being a writer, being a photographer… Those things were pipe dreams. We were told not to get our hopes up. We were actively discouraged. Getting where we are as grown-ups has been a struggle for each of us. I think that’s why we’re all so close; we share a bond of being ourselves in spite of everyone.

Fast-forward to today, where places like Little Shop of Stories in Decatur put on things like Maker Faires and Star Wars Days and, this particular day, the first ever Little Con of Comics – a comic convention for kids, by kids – to celebrate the end of their Comics Creator Camp, we simply had to go in.

Here is a store run by grown-ups, who had another group of grown-ups sign their kids up for a comics camp because they thought it was a great idea to let their kids learn how to draw, print and distribute their own comics.

I’ve been to literally over a hundred conventions. It was, hands down, the coolest convention I’ve ever been to.


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The outside of Little Shop of Stories in the Decatur City Square. I was neglectful and didn’t get a photo of it myself, so I stole this one from their Facebook page (which you should like).


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This is the view of the store from the upstairs loft, where Little Con of Comics was held. I love that there’s a random droid in the store. That’s what Little Shop of Stories is all about – tiny delights that add up to an amazing experience.


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From the very start, you get the full ComicCon experience. Here’s the welcome banner for Little Con of Comics. My heart was racing. I was so excited to get in and see all the artists.


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Oh my God, there they are… The artists! Kids with their own comics that they drew, published and are selling, with their own booths, signing autographs… My jaw hit the floor. Words cannot possibly explain the feeling I had when I turned the corner and saw this. You’ll just have to trust me… I nearly fainted.


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Little Con of Comics organizer Justin Colussy-Estes (link goes to his comic strip) hands out tickets for the customers who are seeking original comics from the kids. The revenue model for the kids came in the form of tickets. Visitors bought tickets at the door for a dollar each, and then traded tickets for comics, sketches and autographs. The kids could set their own price, but by and large, every one of them sold their books for one ticket each. At the end of the day, the kids turned in their tickets and got a dollar back for each one they turned in. Some kids made upwards of $ 50 on their comics sales!


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The kids had tables and booths to sell their books, which they drew and published during the week of Comics Camp. They made use of the space very well. I love the marketing sprit in this group.


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Calvin, Maya and Jane posted their original art on the walls of the partitions set up for their table. They produced a TON of work. I wish I was this productive on anything ever.


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Calvin signed his book for me. I gave him an extra ticket for that.


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Tyler, Stacie And Flora Jane told us all about their amazing comics. We bought one each. Thankfully we got there before they sold out. In fact, every kid there sold out of comics.


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I got a custom sketch of Donut Man. Two tickets. She didn’t realize her talent was worth two tickets – she was going to give this to me for free. I’m glad that she was able to see, thanks to the efforts of Little Shop of Stories and the Little Con of Comics organizer Justin Colussy-Estes (pictured elsewhere in this article).


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Selling and drawing. This is a true comic convention. I love it.


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Flora Jane Tells me all about Up’s Adventure, her original creator-owned title.


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Avi and Eshan were super excited about The Adventures of Fat Sam. They even gave away free posters when you bought two comics!


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Justin Colussy-Estes (center) holds up the prizes that the kids won via ticket draws. Not only did each kid get a dollar in cash per ticket they turned in, each ticket was entered into a drawing for prizes. A very generous gift from the convention organizer Justin, who does this for free.


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Jason Smith (left), Justin Colussy-Estes (middle), and Nick Capriola (right) explain to the kids that this was an extremely successful convention, and thanks them for their participation in Comics Creator Camp. This is the 7th Comics Camp that Little Shop of Stories has put on, and the first in-house convention. Also vital in the creation and running of the Comics Creators Camp and the Little Con of Comics were Monica Lefton, and the owners of the store Diane Capriola and Dave Shallenberger.


As a grown-up who was raised in an era where comics, anime, sci-fi and fantasy fandom instantly classified you as a “loser” or a “geek” (which was NOT something society liked as much back then), The Little Con of Comics warmed my heart. No, no… It melted my heart. Reduced it to magma. It made me tear up several times.

It was so fantastic to see a store embrace the arts so much that they took an additional step to show kids there’s an actual business to be built around art. Justin and Little Shop of Stories have done what tens of thousands of us had to learn the hard way: they helped build the childrens’ basic nature of art and culture, but gave them the early boost they need to know, without question, that this is as viable a career path as science, math, english, medicine, labor or law.

Thank you, Little Shop of Stories. Thank you, Justin. Thank you, supportive parents. And thank you, kids, for making some of the best comics I’ve ever read.

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These Comics Absolutely Nail Why We Still Need Feminism

Cartoons and humor make a good pair. Add a side of feminism and you get Rebecca Cohen’s spot-on illustrations.

The cartoonist, who lives in Berkeley, Calif., spreads a feminist message on her Tumblr with illustrations that are both comedic and relatable.

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Cohen explained that her blend of cartoons, comedy and feminism grabs people’s attention and helps break down the stereotypes she’s encountered.

“Feminists get a bad rap as having no sense of humor, and I want to counter that image,” she said in an email to The Huffington Post.

Cohen is also the mind behind Gyno-Star, a female superhero she invented in high school who fights “the forces of evil and male chauvinism.”

Though the cartoons have an obvious layer of humor, Cohen’s work takes on serious issues women face, such as sexual assault. She also uses her work to highlight women making a difference. One of her recent cartoons, for instance, features Bree Newsome, the woman who took down the Confederate flag in South Carolina.

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As for her feminist influences, Cohen looks to activists. She also finds inspiration in the “amazing network of feminists online.”

“Hearing from trans women and women of color and women with disabilities and women who live their lives at all these different intersections of oppression — that has hugely influenced and expanded the way I think about feminism,” she said.

Aside from this supportive community, Cohen said she’s gotten her share of hate for her work. “Just read my Twitter mentions,” she said. But no comment, tweet or message will stand in her way.

“If someone wants to look me in the eye and tell me that all people have the same rights and opportunities and nobody in this country is facing discrimination, they’re welcome to try.”

See below for more of Cohen’s illustrations and support her work through Patreon.

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DC Comics Childrens Kids Boys Character Superman High Top Trainer Shoes

DC Comics Childrens Kids Boys Character Superman High Top Trainer Shoes


Kid’s lace/zip fasten, high-top trainers. With Superman logo details. Official DC Comics Superman merchandise. Synthetic

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Batman And Robin DC Comics Height Chart Vintage Style Junk Food Adult T-Shirt

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*Batman And Robin DC Comics Height Chart Vintage Style Junk Food Adult T-Shirt Tee *Brand New!! *Brand: Junk Food *Color: Gray *Material: 50% Cotton / 50% Polyester This t-shirt is soft and sized for adults, 50% Cotton / 50% Polyester. Has a vintage-style faded print, featuring a cool design inspired by the classic Batman and Robin cartoons and comics, from Junk Food Clothing.

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Activist Comics: Constitutional Amendment

The Supreme Court doesn’t seem to care about much besides the very richest when it comes to campaign finance law. In the 2010 decision Citizens United vs. FEC, the court ruled that no amount of money can corrupt a politician, hence there shouldn’t be any limits to spending in elections, because having spending limits is basically just like muzzling some poor corporation’s political speech with an unconstitutional ball gag. There have been concerns over a conflict of interest in the Citizens Untied decision, after revelations that Chief Justice John Roberts had in fact been discovered as an infant and raised in the woods by a pack of corporations.

To some, going through the process of passing a new amendment is too daunting to find it viable. But given the widespread support for overturning Citizens United, this is necessary to stop the Supreme Court from continuing to eviscerate common sense anti-corruption laws. In the recent decisions Hobby Lobby vs. Sebelius and McCutcheon vs. FEC, the Supreme Court doubled down on the dubious precedent of Citizens United: that corporations have constitutional rights just like people, and that letting a rich person spend as much as they want in elections was what the founders intended when they wrote the First Amendment.

It might seem radical to have a Constitutional Convention over something like Super PACs, the unenforceable slush funds that have flourished as the latest billionaire accessory. But you know what is even crazier? Passing a Constitutional Amendment BANNING ALCOHOL. Can you imagine a tougher sell than banning cocktails? Doesn’t leveling the playing field in elections seem pretty reasonable now?

In this edition of Activist Comics, the need for an amendment is visualized through adapting a Superman comic book cover where the Man of Steel is being made into a monkey by a mutant gorilla.

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What would this amendment look like? There have already been different versions introduced to Congress, and even the Senate debate about an amendment to overturn Citizens United fell short of including the tenets that Money≠Speech and Corporations≠People.

Below is what that amendment could read like, as proposed by Move to Amend, which was introduced into Congress with love on Valentine’s Day, 2013. And to make it feel as important as possible, here is the amendment presented as the opening scrawl from Star Wars.


STAR WARS 28th Amendment from John Wellington Ennis on Vimeo.

A new CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT is one of the Fix Six solutions featured in PAY 2 PLAY: Democracy’s High Stakes, a new documentary about standing up to money in politics. Out 12/2 on DVD, available now in iTunes, Amazon, Vimeo, and Disinfo.
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“Boy Comics“ Comic Book Cover #1 – 1954

“Boy Comics“ Comic Book Cover #1 – 1954


Reproduction of the comic book cover for Boy Comics No. 98, Feb 1954. The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency held televised hearings on the effects of comic books, as well as radio, television, and movies, on juvenile delinquency, April 21-June 4, 1954. There was a four-level rating system for evaluating comic books: ???no objection, some objection, objectionable, and very objectionable.??? From the records of the U.S. Senate, U.S. National Archives. Created in 1934, the National Archives is one of the world???s largest repositories, serving as our nation???s memory and documenting the American experience. All prints include a Certificate of Authenticity from the National Archives. Unframed prints ship in 3 – 5 business days. Framing adds 2 additional production days. Unframed prints 16??? x 20??? and larger ship rolled in a tube.
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