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Opening of MoPOP exhibit ‘Marvel: Universe of Superheroes’ marks a new era for Marvel comics

Throughout the last decade, Marvel Studios has produced 18 feature-length films, six Netflix television series and three ABC television series. With characters such as Spider-Man, The Hulk and Black Panther as its guides, Marvel has revolutionized the media industry, according to University of Oregon professor of English and Comic Studies, …

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Euzine Comics & Zine Fest features a variety of independent artists

A large amount of foot traffic came through the Broadway Commerce Center in downtown Eugene for the second annual Euzine Comics & Zine Fest last Saturday. The event featured independent artists tabling a variety of work, which included everything from handmade comics to short-run booklets of poetry and prose. The …

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Introducing Art Ducko — the U of O's first comic magazine

The University of Oregon finally has its own comic book publication. Art Ducko had its official release party Friday at the Mills International Center. The comic publication features unique art and writing from students at the UO. The new publication was in the works last year when Alex Milshtein, editor in …


Cartoon artist Alec Longstreth offers advice and inspiration during visit to UO

Alec Longstreth appeared on campus Wednesday to encourage and educate aspiring artists. The established cartoon artist and faculty member at the Center for Cartoon Studies, a cartooning school in White River Junction, Vt., lectured at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art focused on the evolution of comics over time and the …

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Professor Ben Saunders discusses Superman's deeper side

Ben Saunders, a professor in the University English Department, is the author of the recently released book “Do The Gods Wear Capes?: Spirituality, Fantasy, and Superheroes.”


The Royal Wedding consumed media in America

The royal wedding had literally nothing to do with the American people, and yet, it managed to be the number one topic on everyone’s mind