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Marvel versus DC: Did Civil War truly crush Dawn of Justice?

AJ Luna,
Contributor
June 2, 2016
Filed under Arts & Life, Opinion

Superhero movies are cranked out faster than you can watch them. Fox, Warner Bros and Marvel predictably release them every year. On March 25, Warner Bros released Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Marvel followed with Captain America: Civil War on May 6. They are both based on popular comic boo...

Alumni blends comics with education

Alumni blends comics with education

Kris Stewart,
Online and Social Media Editor
June 10, 2015
Filed under Campus, Showcase

Born in Alameda and raised in the South Bay, Gene Yang, a Chinese American writer of graphic novels and comics, had an interest in art at a young age. Some of his most memorable childhood moments include going to the comic book store with his brother and friends. Yang’s interest in art centers on th...

Heroes shouldn’t become cynical

Heroes shouldn’t become cynical

Kern Wallace,
Contributor
May 27, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” trailer was released April 17, and the movie will hit theatres March 25, 2016. During the trailer, Batman said, “Tell me, do you bleed? You will.” When I heard that line, all I could think was, “Why does Batman sound like a ‘Mortal Kombat’ charac...

Suicide Squad cast unveiled

Suicide Squad cast unveiled

Kris Stewart,
Online & Video Editor
December 2, 2014
Filed under Blog

It's official! Will Smith, Tom Hardy, Margot Robbie and Jared Leto will be starring in Warner Bros. film, Suicide Squad. Based on the DC Comic, the story is about a bunch of supervillains who are given a chance to redeem themselves by working with the government. There's just one problem. The mis...

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