Event will explore comic books’ secret Jewish history

Jewish writers and artists created many of America’s most famous comic book superheroes, including Superman, Captain America, Batman and more. A Sunday event at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus will explore that history. While it might not seem like it to some younger audiences, superheroes such as Superman, Captain America, Batman and Iron Man were drawn […]

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Hal Jordan Takes On Cyborg Superman In DC Comics’ Green Lanterns #57, Out Today

Hal Jordan–one of the Green Lanterns of Sector 2814, which includes Earth in its jurisdiction–has made plenty of enemies during his time as a space cop like Sinestro, Relic, and Nekron to name a few. However, one particular thorn in Jordan’s side isn’t even a Green Lantern villain, he’s one of Superman’s: Cyborg Superman. That’s […]

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DC Comics’ New 52 Superman Returns

After being gone from the spotlight for quite a while, everyone in the DC Universe thinking him dead, the Superman from New 52 continuity has found his way back to life. With comics, characters returning from the grave aren’t all that surprising, but the book in which Superman made his return will definitely surprise you. […]

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The DC Comics Superman Contest With a Mistaken Result | CBR

Welcome to Comic Book Legends Revealed! This is the seven hundred and first installment where we examine comic book legends and whether they are true or false. Click here for Part 1 of this week’s legends. Click here for Part 2 of this week’s legends. NOTE: If the CSBG Twitter page hits 11,000 followers, I’ll […]

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Comic Legends: The DC Comics Superman Contest With a Mistaken Result

Welcome to Comic Book Legends Revealed! This is the seven hundred and first installment where we examine comic book legends and whether they are true or false. Click here for Part 1 of this week’s legends. Click here for Part 2 of this week’s legends. NOTE: If the CSBG Twitter page hits 11,000 followers, I’ll […]

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Frank Miller’s take on Superman is all about truth and justice, not so much the ‘American way’

<!– –> MENUSEARCH QUOTES Entertainment In the 80 years since his first appearance in Action Comics #1, Superman has become one of the most recognizable mainstays of American pop culture. His slogan “Truth, justice and the American way” has become more than just a catchphrase, but the linchpin of the Man of Steel’s identity, Until […]

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DC ROUND-UP: The Bendis SUPERMAN Run Progress Report …

DC Comics is trying something new. In the wake of their Rebirth initiative, the publisher has rapidly expanded its content to include diverse new imprints such as Young Animal, Wildstorm, Wonder Comics, Black Label, Ink, and Zoom. As their lineup expands, it can be hard to figure out what to pick up each week. That’s […]

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The October Superman Giant and Justice League Giant Officially Delayed at Walmart

Last week, we noted that the Swamp Thing Holiday Horror special had arrived at Walmart, but that the fourth issues of Superman Giant and Justice League Giant did not appear to have come out. Comics retailers make take some schadenfreude in that late comics aren’t just for the Direct Market anymore. According to the DC website Superman Giant #4 and Justice League Giant […]

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Box Office: The Biggest 2nd-Weekend Drops For Comic Book Superhero Movies

‘Venom’Sony After Venom shocked us all by snagging an $80 million opening weekend, much of the talk online was about how the Tom Hardy vehicle’s success would be short-lived and that it would surely take a big (-60% or more) drop in its second weekend. First of all, a big comic book superhero movie falling […]

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More than Superman: Jewish and Latinx Comics

You might also like My Jewish Learning is a not-for-profit and relies on your help Donate Jewish Jewish is a blog by Be’chol Lashon, which gives voice to the racial, ethnic and cultural diversity of Jewish identity and experience. The original multicultural people, Jews have lived around the world for millennia. Today, with globalism and […]

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