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DC Comics Launches 'Love is Love' Comic to Aid Pulse Victims

NATIONAL | By Brittany Ferrendi | Sep 24
It's 144 pages. It's $9.99. And it will benefit victims of the worst mass-shooting in United States history.

New Captain America Book Suggests He's A Member of Hydra

CORPORATE | By Jesse J. Holland | May 25
The new "Captain America: Steve Rogers" comic book hits stands Wednesday featuring the return of the original Captain America, Steve Rogers, but with a shocking twist.

Debut Edition of Spider-Man Comic Headed to Auction

FINANCE | By Donna Bryson | Feb 17
A copy of "Amazing Fantasy" No. 15 from 1962 - which introduced the world to Spider-Man - could fetch $400,000 or more when it goes up for auction later this month.

Image Comics Gets Graphic with Orlando's "Virgil"

BOOKS | By JC Alvarez | Aug 10
Graphic novelist Steve Orlando makes waves with "Virgil" an originally gritty new story from Image Comics that loses all secret identities for the harsh realities of hate.

'The X-Men's' Iceman Comes Out as Gay

CULTURE | By Sean Piverger | May 9
Longtime X-Men member Bobby Drake (a.k.a. Iceman) is gay, and the storyline made its debut in Marvel's recently released "All New X-Men" #40 comic book.

Texas Hosts STAPLE! Indie Media Expo for Women

BOOKS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 6
On March 7-8 in Austin, Texas, women come together for the STAPLE! Independent Media Expo, a tastefully presented two-day convention featuring the best of independently produced comics, zines, art, crafts, games and more.

'Female Force' Comic Honors Activists Including Gloria Steinem

By Winnie McCroy | Nov 10
Bluewater Productions "Female Force" -- a comic book celebrating female empowerment while exploring the life stories of powerful women -- will release the 96-page graphic novel "Female Force - Activists."

LGBT Comic Book Characters Going Mainstream

CULTURE | By Nicole Wiesenthal | Oct 18
When the loveable red-headed Archie of Archie Comics died this year saving his gay best friend Kevin Keller it was a turning in the history of LGBT characters in mainstream comics.

Sexual Harassment at Comic-Con in the Spotlight

CULTURE | By Sandy Cohen | Jul 28
Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend's Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue - allegations of sexual harassment at the annual comic book convention.

Panic and Prayer: The Christian Right Responds to Archie's Death

CULTURE | By Bobby McGuire | Jul 17
The Christian right prayer and panic machine went into overdrive this week upon learning that comic book icon Archie would die taking a bullet for his gay best friend. Here's a partial round up.

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