Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Great Regulars: After 72 years of tackling supervillains

as a straight man, DC Comics's magical-ring-wearing superhero the Green Lantern, one of the publisher's oldest and most established characters, is set to be reintroduced as gay.

from Alison Flood: The Guardian: Green Lantern to be reintroduced as gay by DC Comics
then Alison Flood: The Guardian: Gay superheroes under fire from US pressure group


The move was a response to Amazon's practice of selling ebooks for $9.99, and an attempt to "end ebook retailers' freedom to compete on price, take control of pricing from ebook retailers and substantially increase the prices that consumers pay for ebooks", said the DOJ, which claimed the alleged practice cost ebook consumers "millions of dollars".

from Alison Flood: The Guardian: Publishers hit back vigorously against accusations of ebook price-fixing


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