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Tuesday News: Spider-Man, Legos, Banned Books, and The Briefcase

Tuesday News: Spider-Man, Legos, Banned Books, and The Briefcase

Supreme Court cuts the string on Spider-Man toy inventor’s patent – A Spider-Man toy wristband that shoots a silly-string like “spider web” was collecting royalties from Marvel well past the expiration of its patent, pursuant to an open-ended contract between the… more

Monday News: Biracial Spider-Man, Germany limits erotic ebook sales, teacher resigns over King & King, and Ta-Nehisi Coates on the Confederate flag

Monday News: Biracial Spider-Man, Germany limits erotic ebook sales, teacher resigns...

EXCLUSIVE: Spider-Man Miles Morales — popular biracial version of the hero — joins main Marvel comics universe this fall -Let’s start with the good news today. Marvel continues to try to diversify their heroic universe, this time with biracial Miles… more

Tuesday News: Malaysian pulp fiction, British Library digitizes sound recordings, ‘cup of tea’ consent video, and Diana Gabaldon interview

Tuesday News: Malaysian pulp fiction, British Library digitizes sound recordings, ‘cup...

Malaysians Seek Escape in Pulp Fiction as Government’s Grip Tightens – This is such an interesting piece (putting aside some of the usual pejorative language around mass market fiction, especially that aimed at women) about the rise of a new… more

Thursday News: Harlequin: Whatever You’re Into; more bad science; BEA protest; and a “golden age” for genre readers

Thursday News: Harlequin: Whatever You’re Into; more bad science; BEA protest;...

New Harlequin Campaign: Whatever You’re Into – Beginning today, Harlequin is launching a new campaign, which will continue through the summer, called “Whatever You’re Into,” which is intended to make good on Harlequin’s promise that they “have a book for… more