Comic Books

Supergirl played by Melissa Benoist

Hollywood’s Female Superhero Problem

The list of male superheroes starring in their own films is bigger than Tony Stark’s ego. However, a new surge of female power could finally electrify the genre.

07/31/2015

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‘Justice League’ Ride Opens At Six Flags

Six Flags Over Texas is getting ready to open a new ride based on the most popular DC Comics characters. CBS 11 News photographer Jake Shannon gave the ride a test spin.

05/19/2015

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“Avengers” Sequel Tops Box Office Again

The “Age of Ultron” is not over. The “Avengers” sequel topped the box office for the second weekend in a row with an estimated $77.2 million according to Sunday estimates.

05/11/2015

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“Avengers” Sequel Has 2nd Biggest Debut Ever

The Avengers are mighty, but not enough to beat themselves. The sequel earned a staggering $187.7 million in its debut, making it the second biggest U.S. opening of all time.

05/04/2015

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Marvel & Sony Team Up For Spider-Man Films

Sony and Marvel are finally bringing Spider-Man and the Avengers back together. The studios announced a deal late Monday night where the two film franchises will cross over.

02/10/2015

Actors Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans on stage during Marvel Studios fan event at The El Capitan Theatre on October 28, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images  for Disney)

Marvel Unveils Superhero Films Through 2019

Marvel unveiled the titles and release dates of its upcoming superhero films through 2019 during a Tuesday event. The schedule includes a mix of sequels and originals.

10/29/2014

The cover of the Action Comics #1 comic book from 1938 is pictured. The issue introduced Superman to the world. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Rare Superman Comic Fetches $3.2 Million

A nearly flawless copy of Superman’s comic book debut has sold for a super-powered price. Action Comics No. 1 was auctioned on eBay this weekend for $3.2 million.

08/25/2014

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Watterson’s Comic Artwork Up For Auction

Artwork from “Calvin and Hobbes” creator Bill Watterson’s three-day return to comics will be auctioned to benefit Parkinson’s disease research.

08/08/2014

Chris Pratt attends the UK Premiere of "Guardians of the Galaxy" at Empire Leicester Square on July 24, 2014 in London, England. (credit: Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)

“Guardians Of The Galaxy” Tops Box Office

“Guardians of the Galaxy” blasted past expectations at the weekend box office, earning $94 million in its debut weekend, according to studio estimates on Sunday.

08/04/2014

May 1939 Detective Comics No. 27 comic book cover featuring first appearance of Batman. (AP Photo)

Batman Creator’s Personal Comics Being Sold

Bob Kane’s own copies of the Caped Crusader’s earliest appearances — including Detective Comics No. 27 and Batman No. 1 — are going up for auction on Monday.

08/01/2014

A fan dressed as Captain America looks on after Belgium's 2-1 victory in extra time during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States at Arena Fonte Nova on July 1, 2014 in Salvador, Brazil. (credit: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Marvel Unveils Black Captain America

The new Captain America will be African American. Marvel superhero The Falcon will take over as the patriotic Avenger in an upcoming installment of the comic book series.

07/18/2014

A collection of Archie comic books sit on a store shelf. (credit: AP Photo)

Archie To Be Shot Saving Gay Friend

The famous freckle-faced comic book icon is meeting his demise in Wednesday’s installment of “Life with Archie” when he intervenes in an assassination attempt on Kevin Keller.

07/14/2014

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