G.I. Joe turns 40

G.I. Joe turns 40, fans gather in Florida to fete action figure Ottawa Citizen – canada.com network Neil Davidson Canadian Press – July 2, 2004 “(CP) – Forty years on, G.I. Joe is still fighting the good fight. More than 400 million G.I. Joes have rolled off the Hasbro production line since 1964. And despite … Read more

Ol’ Spidey’s flyin’ high

Ol’ Spidey’s flyin’ high Winnipeg Sun: Spotlight Fri, July 2, 2004 But not all the superheroes have conquered the box-office By louis b. Hobson “With a $404 million US box-office take in North America alone, Spider-Man is the all-time comic book hero box-office champ. Columbia Pictures broke its own record with Wednesday’s release of Spider-Man … Read more

Comics taken seriously

Comics taken seriously London Free Press: Business Section SUSIE MAH, Special to The Free Press 2004-07-01 “A London reflection of the billion-dollar film industry, which has churned out such hits as the X-men, Spiderman, Batman, and Superman movies, is in a 1,288-square-foot shop with the iconic name Heroes. Heroes, at 179 Dundas St., stocks trading … Read more