STAFF BLOG OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Review: The Dark Knight Rises
Every generation gets its own Batman, and perhaps each generation gets the Batman it deserves.
When movies are part of a set, like this one is, it's hard to judge each one on its own merits, and ther... Posted on 8/9/12 at 3:32 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Universal Press Syndicate will offer replacement Doonesbury comic strips next week to newspapers that don't want to run a series focusing on a Texas law that requires women to have an ultrasound before getting an abortion, officials said Friday.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — There are wedding bells in Riverdale, but it's not Archie and Betty or Veronica. It's Army Lt. Kevin Keller and the physical therapist who helped him overcome his war wound — Clay Walker.
DALLAS (AP) — Billy Wright plunked down dime after dime for comic books while growing up in the late 1930s and early 1940s, caring for the collection he started around the age of 9 until his death more than half a century later. On Wednesday, most of that collection sold for a whopping $3.5 million.
Jamie Stengle, Associated Press
, February 23, 2012
The Walt Disney Co. is punching its way into the universe of superheroes and their male fans with a deal announced Monday to acquire Marvel Entertainment Inc. for $4 billion, bringing characters such as Iron Man and Spider-Man into the family of Mickey Mouse and “Toy Story.”
The surprise cash-and-stock deal sent Spidey senses tingling in the comic book world. It could lead to new rides, movies, action figures and other outlets for Marvel’s 5,000 characters, although Marvel already was aggressively licensing its properties for such uses.
By Ryan Nakashima, The Associated Press
, September 01, 2009
Sun Assistant Editor Logan C. Adams asked readers two weeks ago to share their opinions of the comics page and its new addition, “Tundra.” He is still seeking comments, which can be sent by e-mail to ladams@ jamestownsun.com or by regular mail to Logan Adams — COMICS, P.O. Box 1760, Jamestown, ND 58402.
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