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Giving Jack Kirby his due in 'Comic Book Creator'

"Am I a comic book weirdo?" Jon B. Cooke yells. "No," the owner of the Time Capsule — Cranston's beehive for comic-book lovers — calls from behind the counter.
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By PHILIP EIL  |  May 03, 2013
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Marvel Comics’ untold story: Interview with Sean Howe

In Sean Howe’s masterful new book, hundreds of interviews with Marvel insiders yield an intriguing tale as gripping as any X-Men story arc.

By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  December 07, 2012

Comics fest returns, with kids up front

If you have any doubt that comic books are ascendant in popular culture, look no farther than the film Thor , based on the Marvel adaptation of the Norse god, which has earned more than $344 million in less than a month in theaters.
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By RICK WORMWOOD  |  May 20, 2011
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Marvel vs. Capcom 3 goofs off

MvC3 doesn't even attempt to take a stand on crossover match-ups, since all the fighters must be of comparable strength, or the game won't function. Is it ridiculous to see the Phoenix lose against Magneto? Yes. Fans of X-Men know that's impossible, but
Flashy fan service
By MADDY MYERS  |  February 19, 2011
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Photos: Comic Con 2009 at Back Bay Events Center

Photos from the Boston comic book convention
Comic Con descended upon Back Bay on October 24, 2009
By MADDY MYERS  |  October 30, 2009
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Not so great X-pectations

It doesn't bode well when one of a movie's supervillains has a Roman numeral for a name.
Wolverine 's shaggy-dog backstory
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 08, 2009