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Chico-Con in town

Chico-Con in town

Guillemo Felix-Alvor

August 28, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Chico-Con event was held over the weekend at The Silver Dollar Fairgrounds.In its fourth year, the event brings vendors with comic books and comic themed merchandise, a panel discussion, and cosplay contests for fans and non-fans.Shane Will, the event organizer and comic creator, created Chico-Con to bring the com...

Press Pause: Embrace diversity, change in comic books

Press Pause: Embrace diversity, change in comic books

George Johnston

March 25, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

"Embrace Change" was the tagline for the 2008 Marvel Comics event "Secret Invasion," where the shape-shifting alien Skrulls tried to infiltrate and take over the Earth. As a comic book reader, I am used to change. The first major change to comic books was the 1985 DC event "Crisis on Infinite Ear...

Geek culture is a stronghold for sexism

Geek culture is a stronghold for sexism

Megan Mann

October 17, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Ah, the "Nerd World." A social universe filled with comics, cosplay, video games and sexism. The sexism portion may be surprising to some, but it is by no means a secret in the geek and nerd community. For years, women have been at the ridicule of men for liking typical "male" things, such as comics and...

Comic nerd life gets expensive

Megan Mann

October 9, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

When it was announced that the "Merc with a Mouth" was going to be getting his own movie, I was so stoked. Deadpool has to be one of my favorite comic book characters of all time, regardless of the fact that I haven't read any of his full comics. That's right folks, this huge Marvel and DC fan has n...

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