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Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

Nov. 17, 2021 13:48 PM EST

The (Orangeburg) Times and Democrat. Nov. 17, 2021. Editorial: Audit plan is good outline for elections A key point about elections: Auditing the results is not about appeasing a losing candidate. The purpose is to ensure the integrity of results --...

New graphic novel recounts Holocaust survivor Eva Kor's life

Oct. 17, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — In a twist of fate — something he’s become acquainted with — Bloomington artist Joe Lee’s personal history has led him to create a graphic novel he hopes will tell the story of a Holocaust survivor who forgave her tormentors. The loss of...

Writer welcomes positive reaction to new bisexual Superman

Oct. 13, 2021 04:02 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Comic book writer Tom Taylor says he could not be happier with the reaction to his portrayal of a new Superman as bisexual. “People (are) contacting me from everywhere just saying they saw the headline and they burst into tears. They never...

Self-portraits by comic book artists to hang in Uffizi

Sep. 29, 2021 12:26 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Italy's Uffizi, the Florence museum that houses some of the Western world’s most famous art, is expanding its collection of self-portraits with works by comic book artists in an effort to broaden its audience, museum director Eike Schmidt said Wednesday. ...

Tom Hardy, Andy Serkis sink their teeth into 'Venom' sequel

Sep. 28, 2021 15:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — If there was one broadly agreed takeaway from 2018’s “Venom,” it was that when you let Tom Hardy run loose, good things happen. Not everything worked in the film, a darker, slimier spinoff adjacent to Sony Pictures’ “Spider-verse” Marvel...

Delaware game store owner lives up to his business’ name

Sep. 19, 2021 09:06 AM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Clad in his iconic Superman T-shirt, James Jerman provided the stereotypical look one would expect from a man who owns his own gaming and comic book shop. But then, faster than a speeding bullet, he reached for a Spider-Man comic book that was marked...