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July 31, 2018 2:52 AM Franklin, first black 'Peanuts' character, turns 50

WASHINGTON: Franklin, the first African-American to appear in the classic comic strip "Peanuts" alongside Charlie Brown and Snoopy, turns 50 on Tuesday — a major milestone for a character born in a time of racial tensions after the slaying of Martin Luther King. The young Franklin joined the iconic line-up on July 31, 1968 during a summer of race riots 35

July 7, 2018 9:40 AM Stephen Ditko, Spider-Man co-creator, dies at 90

NEW YORK: US comics artist Stephen Ditko, co-creator of Marvel superheroes Spider-Man and Doctor Strange, has died. He was 90. Police in New York said he was found in his apartment on June 29, according to the Hollywood Reporter. No cause of death has been confirmed. Born in 1927 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, Ditko worked alongside the then-future Marvel 24

July 6, 2018 2:32 AM Have Petron will travel

PETRON is giving away a five-day-four-night Marvel VIP experience in London, as well as a chance to attend the London Comic Con event in May 2019, exclusively for Marvel’s Ant-Man and the Wasp movie fans. “We’re always looking for ways to reward Petron customers through our Fuel Happy campaigns and initiatives,” said Petron Retail Business head Faridah 38

April 20, 2018 2:37 PM Warner Bros theme park in Abu Dhabi gets opening date

The hotly anticipated Warner Bros theme park in Abu Dhabi will open its doors July 25. — Handout via AFPABU DHABI, April 20 — It’s official: The hotly anticipated Warner Bros theme park in Abu Dhabi will open its doors July 25. Some of the world’s most beloved superheroes, cartoon characters and comic book villains will be brought to life at Warner Bros World 41

April 18, 2018 2:28 AM Carrie Coon unveiled as ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ supervillain

Tracy Letts (right) and Carrie Coon arrive for the premiere of ‘The Post’ in Washington December 14, 2017. — AFP picLOS ANGELES, April 18 — Ten days out from the US debut of Avengers: Infinity War and we now know that Carrie Coon will play spear-wielding alien supervillain Proxima Midnight. Directorial duo Joe and Anthony Russo revealed a number of the actors 43

March 17, 2018 5:04 AM Ridley Scott in talks to direct ‘Queen & Country’ movie

Ridley Scott is producing a new TV series called ‘The Terror,’ coming March 26 to AMC. — AFP picLONDON, March 17 — British filmmaker Ridley Scott is reportedly in talks with Fox to direct and produce a big-screen adaptation of the Queen & Country graphic novel. The cult Alien director could be set to dabble in the world of espionage. According to The Wrap, Ridley 33

March 16, 2018 4:06 AM Ava DuVernay to direct DC Comics superhero film

DuVernay is finalising an agreement with DC Comics and Warner Bros to shoot the film, an adaptation of the eponymous comic book by Jack Kirby, sources said. — Reuters picLOS ANGELES, March 16 — Director Ava DuVernay, the first African-American woman to helm a film with a budget over US$100 million (RM398 million), will now take on superhero film The New Gods, sources 29

March 7, 2018 9:15 AM Here’s the Honest Trailer for the ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ (VIDEO)

OS ANGELES, March 7 — The team at Screen Junkies are back with another Honest Trailer and this time they take on Chris Hemsworth’s Thor: Ragnarok. The voiceover guy starts the clip by describing the movie as: “After The Dark World, Marvel is back with a radical new formula for the Thor films — not making them suck.” The team go on to add: “When Thor’s 94

February 23, 2018 3:11 PM British actor Stephen Fry reveals battle with prostate cancer

Actor Stephen Fry arrives for a Service of Thanksgiving for the life and work of Lord Snowdon at Westminster Abbey in London, Britain April 7, 2017. ― Reuters picLONDON, Feb 23 ― British actor Stephen Fry said today he has had surgery to remove his prostate after battling cancer for two months, adding in a video also posted today that the operation appears 32

February 8, 2018 1:30 AM Bollywood puts a comic twist on women’s health with ‘Pad Man’ (VIDEO)

NEW YORK, Feb 8 — Bollywood star Akshay Kumar is putting a comical twist on the taboo topic of women’s menstrual cycles in the new film Pad Man. Kumar has teamed up with his wife, Twinkle Khanna, to tell the true story of Arunachalam Muruganantham. “I met this person and when I heard his story about how he made so many sacrifices for his wife and put in so much work and did so much for her happiness 30