Father Creates Comic Books For Son With Down SyndromeWhen Chip Reese of Wichita, KS found out his son would be born with Down Syndrome he took to his comic book collection to find characters that his son could relate to in some way.
Best Comic Book Shops In New York CityThere are dozens of shops in New York City catering to your comic book needs (and addiction). Here is a list of some locations where hardcore fans and the recently-converted can get their fix.
Best Things To Do In New York City This WeekendThis weekend you can check out movies made by New Yorkers, hang out with cartoonists who get inspired by the mean streets, and tool around Central Park in the dark.
Tri-State Area Libraries, Other Venues Host Events For Banned Books WeekReadings, discussions and other activities were under way this week for Banned Books Week, an annual series of events intended to highlight what organizers call the freedom to read.
Comic Con Craze Returns To NYCThe annual event brought together comic book, video game, and science fiction fans from all over the country. Crazy costumes for everyone were the norm.
Retailers: Free Comic Book Day Gives Industry A Chance To Tout SuccessRetailers say the turnout and scope of the event, which began in 2002, is giving them and the industry a chance to tout their success by giving away 4.6 million comic books featuring everything from Superman to ``The Walking Dead'' to Gilbert Hernandez's ``Marble Season.'' It will be held on Saturday.
Celebrating Free Comic Book Day With DC Comics' Jim LeeSaturday is "Free Comic Book Day," where you can take your kids to the local comic shop to sample some freebies. DC Comics co-publisher and superstar artist Jim Lee joined us on The Couch on Friday to talk about it.
The Man Who Killed Spider-Man Talks Superhero Shake UpThe first issue of The Superior Spider-Man hits comic shops Wednesday. Only it's not Peter Parker behind the famous mask - because Peter Park is dead.
Gay Couple Ties Knot In NYC To Coincide With Marvel Comics Superhero's WeddingArchitect Jason Welker and health care worker Scott Everhart were wed at Midtown Comics on Wednesday, and their wedding was linked to one in the pages of Marvel's "Astonishing X-Men."
10th Annual Free Comic Book Day Celebrations Hit NYC SaturdaySaturday is the 10th annual Free Comic Book Day, an event during which comic book shops across the world give away comic books specifically printed for the occasion.