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  • New rollercoaster for Six Flags in 2012

    New rollercoaster for Six Flags in 2012
    Six Flags Great America will open a new rollercoaster for its 2012 season, park officials said this morning. The new wing-style rollercoaster, X-Flight, will feature suspended seats, a 12-story initial plunge, 3,000 feet of drops, and five inversions,...
  • Living like Superman

    Living like Superman
    Superheroes have always intrigued Scott Cranford, who spent much of his boyhood drawing them, nearly certain he’d grow up to join their ranks. Born in Burbank, Cranford lived in Connecticut from age 4 until he was a senior in high school, when he...
  • Bam! Pow! Crunch! Michael Chabon builds a new superhero

    Bam! Pow! Crunch! Michael Chabon builds a new superhero
    Repeat after me: Sklurp. Skreeech. Ska-runch. There. Feels good, doesn't it? Some words are just plain fun to say. And those are the words, according to Michael Chabon, that belong in any honorable, self-respecting bedtime story for children, the kind...
  • Is 'Man of Steel' super for business?

    Is 'Man of Steel' super for business?
    The fake 7-Eleven gas station will soon be cleared out to make way for an Oktoberfest celebration, and the Smallville's Best Pizza sign will eventually be taken off of Uncle Lar's Pizza restaurant, but the city of Plano, which last month hosted 14 days of...
  • Superman movie sets up shop in the Loop

    Superman movie sets up shop in the Loop
    Goodbye Smallville. Hello Metropolis. The filming of the new Superman reboot, "Man of Steel," left Plano after 14 days of shooting in the Western suburb and is expected to film in Chicago Wednesday through September 17. According to signs hanging on...
  • Chicago Shopping: Superman memorabilia

    Chicago Shopping: Superman memorabilia
  • Superman movie filming in Willis Tower

    Superman movie filming in Willis Tower
    It was hard to tell what exactly "Man of Steel" director Zack Snyder filmed in downtown Chicago on Wednesday, but all signs pointed to the shoot taking place at Willis Tower. Literally. There were bright signs on the street helping guide cast and crew...
  • Check It Out: Comic books can be fun, educational

    Comics are making a big comeback — just look at the comic-character centered movies that have come out recently. Not to be left out, libraries around the country, including the Newport Beach Public Library, are jumping in at the opportunity to...
  • Sighting: 'Man of Steel' co-stars Henry Cavill, Amy Adams at Gibsons

    Sighting: 'Man of Steel' co-stars Henry Cavill, Amy Adams at Gibsons
    Henry Cavill and Amy Adams -- who star in "Man of Steel," the Superman reboot currently filming in Chicago -- dined at Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse in the Gold Coast Friday and Saturday respectively. Adams had breakfast with her husband and daughter at The...
  • The Justice League Fights Hunger Crisis in Africa

    The Justice League Fights Hunger Crisis in Africa
    In comic books, superheroes exist to fight injustices that occur in the world. The Justice League is a collection of DC Comics' greatest heroes who have united to protect the world from all forms of villainy, whether it comes in the form of a vengeful...
  • Camden Yards Batman was nearly 'Ellen man'

    Camden Yards Batman was nearly 'Ellen man'
    The choice was not between Batman and Superman. It wasn't even between the Caped Crusader and an X-person. No, it wasn't a superhero-superhero fight. Bruce Wayne's alterego just barely beat out a daytime TV talkshow host. It was either Batman undies...