In part 2 of Language Learning With Comics, we’re going to forego comic books for something a little easier — comic strips! Find out how to find and translate your favorite comic strips.
Author Archive for Mary Knize
Mary Knize, Captain Painway, "C-Pain", and formerly Mary Staggs, was Panels on Pages' May 2010 Fangirl of the Month and is a former rollergirl. When she's not busy writing, she's probably playing a video game. She also loves Wikipedia and science.
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It’s Valentine’s Day, and if you were in one of these relationships, you’d have a good chance of being beaten, stabbed, vaporized, dropped off a bridge, or worse. And that’s just the foreplay.
Pinky, are you pondering what I’m pondering? Unless you’re pondering if the tilt of the Earth affects Superman’s powers, you probably aren’t.
In this installment of PoP! Science, we take a look at Wonder Woman’s Lasso of Truth. With all this talk about Wonder Woman’s “guns” (or lack thereof) have we forgotten one of her key weapons (and the real-life science behind it)?
‘Frozen’ is a great movie, and there are countless reviews out there to tell you so. PoP!-Star Mary Knize takes it a step further with six reasons why ‘Frozen’ is extra-super special.
It’s that time of year when The Walking Dead returns and everyone re-watches their favorite zombie movies. But did you know that there are actual, documented cases of zombieism? (zombiehood?) Check out these three types of real-life zombies.
There seems to be a dividing line in nerd culture, between the obsessive, know-it-all “nerd experts” and the pop-culture-obsessed “geek-of-all-trades”. Which one is the “real nerd”?
Science fact is sometimes more exciting and interesting than science fiction. At the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, you won’t just learn about the past, present, and future of space flight, but you’ll be entertained, too.
Age matters when casting a movie. Justin Bieber can’t play Tony Stark and Sean Connery can’t play Batman (well… maybe). While most actors stay inside their age range, these six took on memorable roles in a way that will make you ask, “They’re HOW old???”
Electronic Arts was recently named Consumerist’s “Worst Company in America” for the second year in a row. But what about the other companies on the list, or ones not even included? There may be worse things out there than Sim City 5…
Fosse, Fosse, Fosse, Martha Graham, Martha Graham! They’re already wearing tights, and it’s just a short jump from the pages of a comic book to the Broadway stage. There may even be a few shows you never knew were in production…
Like ‘Downton Abbey’? If so, do yourself a favor and pick up ‘Agent Gates and the Secret Adventures of Devonton Abbey’. You’re welcome.
The future of Star Wars is constantly changing in exciting new ways. Look back at the original ‘Star Wars: The Essential Guide to Characters’ and you’ll see how much the Star Wars universe has changed in just the past two decades.
This week’s topics: J.J. Abrams will be directing Star Wars. Atari filed for bankruptcy. Kerouac bought the Batmobile. Ed Kramer makes us feel icky. Chris Pine = Rob Liefeld? The Jenny Olsen conspiracy. Don’t be a jerk and try new things, OK?