Marvel’s New Muslim Superhero


Comic books and the related publishing industry have been a serious form of cultural expression since before the days of Clark Kent and Superman. Superman, created by Jerry Siegal and Joe Shuster in 1933, was sold to the publisher who would later evolve into DC Comics. Superman became an iconic part of America culture in…

Book Review: On the Map; by Simon Garfield


On the Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks. Simon Garfield. Gotham Books. Paperback. $17. Mr. Garfield’s book might also have the subtitle of, “Why you should care about the geography of Liberty City.” For those of you who are not familiar with Liberty City, allow me to fill you in. While…

>A Country Called Europe


>I like this title better than the original title, “It’s the end of Britain as we know it”. My title is not accurate, but neither is CSM’s. However, we are both heading in the same direction. The European Union is growing closer to becoming “a country” by my estimates. Europe has been evolving towards a…