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Netflix Orginial ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ is an amazing, dark twist on a classic

Maddie Barrett

November 11, 2018

Two worlds collide as Sabrina the teenage witch tries to balance her mortal and witch lives in the Netflix Original, “Chilling adventures of Sabrina.”The series is frightening and filled with sinfulness. The evil notions scattered throughout paired with the jarring themes of witchcraft and creepy omen...

‘Daredevil’ season three adds a modern twist to original comic concept

Sarah Fischer

November 6, 2018

All episodes of “Daredevil” season 3 released Oct. 19, and they have inexplicably tied any loose threads left by the previous seasons by providing additional backstories of key characters and answering questions generated by seasons 1 and 2.At this point in Netflix’s Marvel series “Daredevil,” ...

The Truth of Wonder Women

Cayli Mitchell

October 18, 2017

“Professor Marston and The Wonder Women” is an epic tale of a forbidden relationship that took decades of research and psychological study to bring to fruition. From this romance blossomed the brave comic book heroine Wonder Woman.In “Professor Marston and the Wonder Women,” Luke Evans plays Prof...

Superheroes can be teachers, too

Jen Weddle

May 5, 2013

My classroom daydreams were never of the usual variety: I’d often imagine my professor wearing a cape and a utility belt. Instead of actually taking notes and paying attention, I’d create elaborate cartoon sketches. I think all of these things eventually led me to the question, “What if superheroes...

DC comics to release special Valentine’s Day comics

Jen Weddle

February 12, 2013

DC Comics has something special in store just in time for Valentine’s Day this year, and it’s aimed at the hopeless romantic--a comic book dedicated to the love lives of some favorite superheroes. DC announced the release of “Young Romance: A New 52 Valentine’s Day Special,” which features some o...

Comics makes for great holiday gift

Jen Weddle

December 2, 2012

If you’ve ever ventured out to buy holiday gift for a comic book fan, you’ll soon realize that it’s practically impossible to search through the endless stacks in comic book stores to find that perfect present. Here are some comic book gifts you should consider buying that special someone for the ho...

DeKalb offers dynamic duo of comic book stores

Joe Palmer

April 30, 2012

Some local vendors say comic books are making a comeback, and DeKalb has you covered from cover to cover. Since summer of last year, comic books have taken a dramatic rise in popularity thanks to new titles, new stories and new artists, said some local comic vendors. “Overall writers and artists have...

The comic strips are sorely missed

Letter Writer

September 8, 2010

As a long time reader (going on my 5th year now), I was dismayed to discover that this semester that you have apparently abandoned the daily comics section in favor of "amusing" or weird stories stripped from The Associated Press. While I can understand that given the current economic climate it may be ha...