According to a new report sales in the comic book industry are at a 20-year high. NY1's Elizabeth Keatinge spoke to industry professionals and fans at a Staten Island comic book store to find out what's behind the increase.
Review: STEVEN UNIVERSE: BATTLE OF HEART AND MIND Is Flawless
In an episode which will leave fans talking for a while, Steven Universe must rescue his friends and defeat his greatest challenge ever: White Diamond.
What Is "Meijer"?
Here on the Super Skull podcast we examine what REALLY matters to the comic-reading crowd today. We pick the best issue #1s, we review the hottest board games, and we ask the incredibly important questions, like: "What even is Meijer?"
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Iceland Knows How To Stop Teen Substance Abuse. The World Isn't Listening
In Iceland, teenage smoking, drinking and drug use have been radically cut. Why aren't other countries following its lead?
Patient dies after neighbor leaves nasty note on parked ambulance
Paramedics responding to a call about a man vomiting blood were stunned to find a nasty note about their parking job left on their windshield.
Republicans' rally after stunning health care failure
The Senate voted on four new health care plans from Tuesday to Friday with no success of replacing or repealing Obamacare, but they aren't done yet.
'There's nothing like it in comics' … how Love and Rockets broke the rules
It’s the groundbreaking comic whose characters have aged along with its readers – and Neil Gaiman is a huge fan
How the humble comic book could become the next classroom superhero
Paul Aleixo, Sheffield Hallam University, is reporting in The Conversation on why comic books could be taking to the classroom. You might think comics are just packed full of superheroes, funny animals and silly jokes, and you wouldn’t be far wrong. But while the term “comic book” might also bring to mind something that is outdated and just for young kids, what you might not know is that comics are being used to great effect in many classrooms and lecture theatres around the world. And our recent study shows why, because we found that the use of comic books actually enables students to better remember information. Our research showed that the students that read a comic book version got more memory questions correct compared to when the same information was presented in text…
What Chicago Restaurants Are Also Wedding Venues?
Here are seven Chicago restaurants that are known for their quality cuisine and their beautiful private event spaces for weddings.