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If I had a hammer

Thor, the new Marvel film opens today, starring everyone’s favorite god of thunder! Although it looks like Thor’s alter-ego Donald Blake isn’t appearing in the film, impress your friends at the movies this weekend by reading up on his comic origin story. … Continue reading

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Holy medicine, Batman!

A British company, Medikidz, is offering comics to kids that discuss chronic illness, including asthma, HIV, and type I diabetes. “When children fall ill they naturally look to adults for courage, comfort and explanation. In most cases these adults are … Continue reading

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Captain America: A Little Help

What’s Cap up to these days when he’s not saving the universe and appearing in Superbowl ads? Suicide prevention, it seems. Psychologist Dr. Tim Ursiny worked with Marvel comics to write a suicide prevention comic featuring Captain America, complete with … Continue reading

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