Tag Archives: cancer

Death Of A Hero

Robert J. Sodaro writes; Back in 1983, I penned an article lamenting the death of Marvel Comic character Captain Marvel, who was killed in Marvel’s first graphic novel, The Death of Captain Marvel by Jim Starlin. At the time, Marvel …

The Response To A Superhero With Cancer

Robert J. Sodaaro writes; “Faster than a speeding bullet! More powerful than a locomotive! Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound!” These are the words that kicked of the 1941 animated Superman shorts, as s well as that …

Last Week’s Comics In Twenty Panels

Dr Manolis V writes; The internet’s most opinionated (and Greek) comics column! This week: decrypting Hickman’s secret handshake code, surviving the Rapture in style, pitting Spinach against Mars Attacks and observing way too much nakedness and/or gore. NEW AVENGERS, SAVAGE …

Cancer Comes To Marvel Comics?

Earlier this year, Marvel teamed up with Komen For The Cure, an organisation that promotes the awareness of cancer – how to check for it, how to treat it. A series of ads saw Tony Stark testing himself for breast …

Marvel Talks Susan G Komen For The Cure On Fox Nation… And Fox Nation Talks Back (UPDATE)

Marvel has spoken with Fox Nation on their upcoming variant cover programme to suport the Susan G Koman For The Cure charity, aiming to prevent breast cancer. The charity is also working with WWE, in a similar move away from …

Cheryl Blossom And Breast Cancer – Archie Comics Continues To Explore Real Life

Gay marriages. Death. Divorce. Globalisation protest. Archie Comics continues to give more of a real life take on modern society for a young audience than it may have done so in the past, and in the process making the likes …

Saturday Runaround – Star Spangled Panties

TokyoWatch: Heidi gathers Tokyopop obituaries and analyses… and finds a heady mix of pride at roads taken and regret at those not, as Stuart Levy heads to Japan to make a documentary for a year. ArtWatch: The wonderful Al Davison …