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Is ‘Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox’ the Darkest Superhero Film Ever?

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Can creators in essence separate the “super” from the “hero” and still be said to be working with the same character?

Why Are Zombies So Good for Libraries?

Matt Finch - Zombie at Library Window

More than just a craze, the interest in zombies points the way towards a new kind of literacy engagement.

Doctor Who… Librarian?

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… the gateway to countless worlds of pure fancy intentionally looks pedestrian—one has to transcend the importance of “surface” to be rewarded with the riches that lie beneath.

‘Superman: Unbound’ and Why There’s No Such Thing as the ‘Superhero Genre’

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Superman, with a 75-year canon to draw upon, should be included in any curriculum that covers science fiction.

Sparking Visual and Cultural Literacy with ‘Reimagined’ Movies

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Which of these movies would you most want to see?

Book Giveaway: ‘Doctor Who FAQ’

Doctor Who FAQ

The perfect companion (pun intended) for any devotee of the show, whether veteran or newbie, teen, tween, or adult…

‘Doctor Who’: The Ultimate Revenge of the Nerds

(© BBC) Photographer: Todd Antony/Designer: Lee Binding

In short, yes, bow ties really are cool.