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Spider-Man catches Marvel in web

Spider-Man catches Marvel in web

By Claire Lefton

February 26, 2015

Marvel’s most recognizable character, Spider-Man, is swinging over to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In the past, the web-slinger was solely owned by Sony; he could not interact with any other properties like the Avengers. President of Marvel Studios, Kevin Feige, announced the deal with Sony...

‘Gotham’ takes flight without the bat

‘Gotham’ takes flight without the bat

By Annie Aguilar, Hillsborough HS, Tampa

October 8, 2014

Superheroes have no place in "Gotham." Caped crusaders are nowhere to be found in this new take on the well-known lore of the Dark Knight, and neither are sidekicks or catchphrases. The question with the newest Fox’s fall lineup member is simple: does the Batman universe work without Batman? All I hav...

Comic book artist draws on own heritage for stories

Comic book artist draws on own heritage for stories

By Amanda Livingston, Akins HS, Austin, Texas

January 7, 2014

As a young child Gene Yang, graphic novel artist and writer, wanted to be an animator and dreamed of someday working for Walt Disney. The Chinese graphic novel artist and writer, visited students of Akins High School on Sept 25, 2013. Once he began collecting comic books, his mind changed....