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Review: 'Spawn #251' leads Al Simmons on a new dark adventure

The death of Al Simmons' wife, Wanda, and their unborn child motivates him to retake the mantle of the titular Spawn and get to the bottom of everything.

Review: 'Ms. Marvel #14' is a romance gone wrong, but in a good way

Kamala Khan enters into a budding romance with Kamran in the latest issue of "Ms. Marvel," but ends up getting a lot more than what she bargained for.

Studying the old masters made easier with new technology

A Vermeer, Van Eyck or Rembrandt hanging in a gallery can tell us a compelling story. But what lies beneath the coats of varnish and paints also tells a story. Now, conservators will be able to dissect what lies beneath in a non-invasive way.

German literary lion Gunter Grass dies at 87

Berlin - Germany's Nobel-winning author, Gunter Grass, who acted as a moral compass for many in the postwar nation but later provoked criticism over his own World War II past, died Monday aged 87, his publishers said.

Shakespeare may have penned 'Double Falsehood' after all

Austin - A play published in 1728, allegedly wtitten by Lewis Theobald, called "Double Falsehood," has had scholars debating whether the "bard," William Shapespeare actually wrote it. New studies on the play do point to Shakespeare as the author.

Review: 'Ant-Man #4' feels down to earth and like 'Miami Vice'

Scott Lang aka Ant-Man has no choice other than to employ the help of former villains to find the where his daughter, Cassie, has been kidnapped.

Review: The world’s greatest horse/acrobat show blesses T.O. once again Special

Toronto - How often can you say that a live theatrical show has utterly convinced you that you’ve travelled through time and space? Cavalia’s extravaganza “Odysseo” really is that kind of show. It’s almost like a dream, or an out-of-body experience.

A big 'OOPS' — Quote on Maya Angelou stamp isn't hers

The U.S. Postal Service might be red-in-the-face over the newly released limited edition Maya Angelou Forever stamp, but they are defending their choice of the quote used on the stamp, even though it belongs to someone else.

Play about slain pro-Palestine activist returns to NY stage

New York - A play about American activist Rachel Corrie, who was crushed to death by an Israeli bulldozer in Gaza, is winning quiet acceptance in New York, where uproar postponed its debut a decade ago.

Bosnian born of wartime rape in quest for his parents

Lokvine - Alen Muhic, abandoned at birth by his Muslim mother who was raped by a Serb soldier during the Bosnian war of the 1990s, went on a quest two decades later to find his biological parents.

Review: 'Guardians Team-Up #4' sisterly feel between Gamora & She-Hulk

The latest issue of Marvel Comics' "Guardians Team-Up" has Gamora teaming up with the likes of She-Hulk as they help each other out.

Owner of valuable Banksy painting duped into selling it for $175

Gaza - Rabie Darduna, a father of six who lives in the Gaza Strip, was purposely duped into selling his million dollar painting by UK graffiti artist Banksy for $175. Banksy's works of art have sold for hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Review: When I'm 64 triumphant for rookie Canadian playwright Special

Courtenay - Motivated to create more roles for elderly women, rookie Canadian playwright Steve Hill has crafted a winner populated by six believable characters.

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