News: Comic Book Legends Revealed #468 - Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources
Welcome to the four hundred and sixty-eighth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. Click here for an archive of the previous four hundred and sixty-seven. This week, did Marvel launch a new Captain America series in response to 9/11' Did they originally intend to address Cap’s “death” in the Captain America series preceding the Marvel Knights run' Was there a pilot made for a Metamorpho cartoon during the 1960s' Finally, was there a Fawcett comic book hero produced specifically AS government propaganda'
NOTE: The column is on three pages, a page for each legend. There’s a little “next” button on the top of the page and the bottom of the page to take you to the next page (and you can navigate between each page by just clicking on the little 1, 2 and 3 on the top and the bottom, as well).
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Ventura Prosthodontists Fix Smiles Damaged by Bulimia
-- Dr. Saj Jivraj and Dr. Mamaly Reshad of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute in Woodland Hills and Oxnard, Calif., are using National Prosthodontics Awareness Week (April 6-12) to warn the public of the dental dangers of bulimia. Per the National Eating Disorders Association, 20 million women and 10 million men in the United States suffer at some time in their life from a clinically significant eating disorder, including bulimia, binge eating disorder and anorexia.Read full article
Button: In modern clothing and fashion design, a button is a small fastener, most commonly made of plastic, but also frequently of seashell, which secures two pieces of fabric together. In archaeology, a button can be a significant artifact. In the applied arts and in craft, a button can be an example of folk art, studio craft, or even a miniature work of art.
Hero: A hero or heroine refers to characters who, in the face of danger and adversity or from a position of weakness, display courage and the will for self-sacrifice—that is, heroism—for some greater good of all humanity. This definition originally referred to martial courage or excellence but extended to more general moral excellence.
Legends: Legends are historical narratives, symbolic representations of folk belief.