Comic books have seen a resurgence in popularity in recent years, thanks to film series revolving around The Avengers, X-Men and Superman. But with hobby reading in general going down nationwide, how can comic book shops ensure that younger generations will be interested in the adventures of Batman ... More >>
Comic book hero creator Stan Lee, now age 90, was in St. Louis on Saturday for the Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con at America's Center. The man who helped shape Spider-Man, the Hulk, the X-Men, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man and Thor, among others, met with fans bright-and-early for a Saturday, 9 to ... More >>
Sometimes it takes an event like Wizard World Comic Con to prove that "nerd" doesn't necessarily mean "dork" nowadays. Tens of thousands of people swarmed the America's Center this weekend for St. Louis' first-ever Comic Con, a three-day event celebrating pop culture and science fiction. The event ... More >>
Do you hear that -- that low hum of anticipation emanating from comic book shops and Risk tournaments throughout St. Louis? That's the sound of every nerdstuff enthusiast 'gasming as they prepare for Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con, which takes place Friday, March 22-Sunday, March 24 at America's C ... More >>
Voting continues until the end of the day Sunday in the first round of our poll for St. Louis' most overrated burger. As of this writing, there is a clear favorite for the, um, honor. But will it be the runaway winner once we narrow the field to three? And which two burgers will join it? Please vo ... More >>
The Amazing Spider-Man -- this summer's comic-book movie spectacular that isn't The Avengers or The Dark Knight Rises -- opens on July 3. That means the Spider-Man promotional machine is kicking into high gear. Locally, the Hardee's at 2110 Hampton Avenue will host a Spider-Man event from 2-4 p.m. ... More >>
The Avengers, this summer's first big comic book movie, is already tracking a robust 95 percent approval rating at Rotten Tomatoes thanks to numerous glowing reviews by the professionals. The Joss Whedon film opens worldwide next Friday. Well, technically it opens at midnight on Thursday, May 3, whi ... More >>
Fernando de Sousa, Wikimedia Commons Show: X-Men Origins: WolverineFood: Izumi salad, unagi crêpe, and taro milk tea with boba from BBC Asian Cafe & Bar.Difficulty: Junior-varsity -- food was poorly packed for sneaking and nearly impossible to repackage; mitigating factors included a dark plas ... More >>
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