What I love about small comic shops isn’t the smell of ink that permeates the air, nor is it the multi-colored shelves packed with stories of daring and adventure. What I love most about local comic book shops are the people. Knowing that you are surrounded by individuals who care just as much as you […]

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Are you looking to avoid the papers and tests piling up? Do want a place to go to procrastinate that’s not just the happy place inside your head? I’d recommend a trip to the movies. But, of course, if you’re going to go to the movies and spend the painful $13.50 for a ticket, you’re […]

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Women are slaying the world with their rapid rise to power in all sectors possible, whether it’s medicine, aerospace, hospitality or entertainment. We have pushed for equal opportunity for years, seizing whatever consolation came our way and converted it into all things fabulous. This is the true spirit of a woman: making the best of […]

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For centuries, the concept of superheroes has fascinated people of all ages and cultures in all areas of the globe. Although the definition of what makes someone “super” has varied over the years, superheroes as we know them today have a universal purpose: they protect others from danger, fight for justice and serve as role […]

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By Franchie Viaud, Staff Writer Recently, Marvel announced that it would be releasing “The Black Panther” film on Nov. 3, 2017, spurring both elation and furor among comic book fans. Created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, T’Challa (Black Panther) broke the glass ceiling on African American commencement as seasoned superheroes. It’s not like there was […]

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By Franchie Viaud, Staff Writer It’s no surprise that women take the backseat in comics, with the perpetuated notion that they are somehow not interested in comics and that creative expression is safely kept in the “male realm” or whatever stereotype that plays into it. Not only is there a shortage of female characters, but there’s […]

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