Monthly Archives: March 2014

Gail Simone set to extend her best-selling Red Sonja run!

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GAILSIMONEMainAs announced at this past weekend’s Emerald City Comic Con, Dynamite have confirmed that Gail Simone is getting set to extend her best-selling run Red Sonja run.

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Review: Superman Unchained #6

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SMUND-Cv6-ds-ee329Written By: Scott Snyder

Pencils By:Jim Lee

Inks By: Scott Williams

Colors By: Alex Sinclair 

Published By: DC Comics

Review by Heather Antos

DC Comics’ Superman Unchained series has gone nuclear! The terrorist group known as Ascension has recently launched over one hundred tactical nuclear missiles across the globe. Their targets: All of mankind. With only the Justice League out to save the Earth – and only then a 60% chance of success – will Ascension finally prove to be more than the Man of Steel can handle?

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“You can’t always be there for everyone, Superman. You need to start making hard decisions.” – Wraith, Superman Unchained #6

Wraith is past the point of trying to convince Superman to join the team of General Lane and Lois is trapped with the members of Ascension. And if that wasn’t enough to worry about, it appears that even if the big…

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Theory finds that individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome don’t lack empathy – in fact if anything they empathize too much

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Art work by Aegis Mario S. Nevado Art work by Aegis Mario S. Nevado

“A ground-breaking theory suggests people with autism-spectrum disorders such as Asperger’s do not lack empathy – rather, they feel others’ emotions too intensely to cope.”

“People with Asperger’s syndrome, a high functioning form of autism, are often stereotyped as distant loners or robotic geeks. But what if what looks like coldness to the outside world is a response to being overwhelmed by emotion – an excess of empathy, not a lack of it?

This idea resonates with many people suffering from autism-spectrum disorders and their families. It also jibes with the “intense world” theory, a new way of thinking about the nature of autism.

As posited by Henry and Kamila Markram of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, the theory suggests that the fundamental problem in autism-spectrum disorders is not a social deficiency but, rather, a hypersensitivity to experience…

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