Minorities in cartoons: “The Legend of Korra”

Legend of Korra

This week’s minorities in cartoons entry is “The Legend of Korra.” A spin-off of Nickelodeon’s “Avatar: The Last Airbender,” “Korra” aired for four seasons (of 52 episodes) from 2012 to 2014. Background To sum up both series, “Avatar” was a popular Nickelodeon adventure/fantasy series about the ability of some (“benders”) to manipulate various Earth elementals … Read more

July 2014’s top-selling comic is…Rocket Raccoon?

Rocket Raccoon

Comics sales figures for July 2014 are in, and interestingly, the top-selling comic is… Marvel’s “Rocket Raccoon” #1. Apparently, a reseller of pop cultural merchandise bought a ton of copies, which probably helped its numbers. Speaking of anticipation for the film, Star-Lord’s own book came in at #9. Meanwhile, the top 10 graphic novels/trade paperbacks list looks like … Read more