American Alien

I’m moving to Metropolis, not Canada

There’s a great scene in Max Landis’ recent Superman comic book, “American Alien,” where a pint-sized Clark Kent has just learned how to fly. This version of Clark isn’t the Messianic Fountain of Pouting that recent portrayals of Superman have become. He’s just a kid who wants nothing more than
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Marvel unmasks diverse superhero

New characters in the Marvel and DC Comics universes almost always have the odds stacked against them, contending with the likes of Superman, Spider-Man, the X-Men, Captain America and so on.
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Kamala Khan, the new Ms. Marvel

In what will no doubt be picked up by Fox News as “forcing a diversity quota,” Marvel Comics editors Sana Amanat and Steve Whacker recently announced a new Ms. Marvel character: Kamala Khan, a Pakistani Muslim American teen with shape-shifting powers who takes up the mantle of her personal hero,
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