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Movie Review: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

Movie Review: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

Reuben Wolf, Arts Editor
May 5, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Reviews

It may sound like sacrilege now, but I did not care much for the first Guardians of the Galaxy, which became a huge hit in 2014.  The energetic, colorful, vibrant film was touted as a breath of fresh air by many.  But to this critic, it was just another story about a rag-tag team of anti-heroes who come tog...

The doctor will see you now, Dr. Strange hits theaters

Tony Callens, Associate Sports Editor
November 30, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, OPINION, Recent Stories, Reviews

We’ve seen a wide spectrum of things from the Marvel cinematic universe. We’ve seen billionaire genius inventors. Juiced up super humans. Russian spies. A god-like monster man. And even a Norse god. What we haven’t seen yet is magic…until now. This “Dr. Strange,” Marvel’s newest film...

‘Deadpool’ is the superhero movie we’ve all been waiting for

Patrick Koster, News Editor
February 24, 2016
Filed under NEWS, Recent Stories, Reviews

If you never thought you’d hear the term “s***-spackled Muppet-fart” used as an insult on the big screen, you thought wrong. That, along with many other humorous lines, is just what you’ll get from Marvel’s most recent film. Unlike his first appearance on the big screen (see X-Men Origins:...

It’s a bird, it’s a plane… and it could be you, too

Brandon Waz, Online Editor
April 16, 2014
Filed under CULTURE, Recent Stories

Super-human strength, telekinesis, the ability to fly – it’s a safe bet we’ve all been captivated by the stories and heroes of comic book folklore at some point in our lives. This fascination hits especially hard in our youth, when imaginations are the most vivid and free to run wild. We dream...

Comic fanatics weigh in on current superhero culture

Lucy Lopez, Social Media Coordinator
April 16, 2014
Filed under CULTURE, Recent Stories

Superheroes are a part of classic pop culture. There is not one person who doesn’t know who Superman is. We’re living in an era where comic book and graphic novel adaptations are on the rise. Anyone who’s been following the Marvel Universe Phase One franchise of movies knows this. Did you know...

Bookstore fills the panels of the future with potential

Bookstore fills the panels of the future with potential

Caitlin Kupiec, Staff Writer
April 15, 2014
Filed under CULTURE, Recent Stories, Showcase

The employees at Queen City Bookstore are nerdy and they know it -- and honestly, they wouldn’t have it any other way. Take a drive over to 3184 Main St., a few blocks past Hertel and Main, and you enter a different world. Upon entering the comic store, a bright red, yellow and orange room greets...

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