Seeing black lead characters who are accomplished scientists could be just the thing to inspire future generations to follow in their footsteps.
By Clifford Johnson, The Conversation
America Chavez, Marvel Comics’ first queer Latina superhero, is now featured in the groundbreaking solo series “America.” The comic was written by Gabby Rivera, who has a lot in common with her title character. NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano sat down…
By Ivette Feliciano, Zachary Green
Comic books have had a long history of tackling social issues. Teacher Tim Smyth says comic books and graphic novels are powerful vehicles to engage students in both history and current events.
By Tim Smyth
A new video from the American Chemical Society explains the science behind superpowers.
By Nsikan Akpan
By Joshua Barajas
Marvel Comics revealed Wednesday that Sam Wilson, known in the comic books as the African-American winged superhero Falcon, will now don the red, white and blue Captain America costume.
By Joshua Barajas
Announced on the ABC talk show "The View," the unidentified actress will take on the role of cosmic defender from her male predecessor. According to a Marvel press release, the current Thor is no longer "worthy" to wield Mjolnir, the…
Mergers and acquisitions are often seen as an indicator of the economy's health; the more companies join forces, the healthier the market. After big deals came to a virtual halt over the past year, a new wave of M&A may…
In other news, Gen. Stanley McChrystal warned "the situation in Afghanistan is serious, but success is achievable," as the military reported the deaths of two more American soldiers there.
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