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1 Con you believe it?
Frasher--Iris (Class of 2017)
Northern Iowan 111:44, p.1
3/30/2015 Rod Library hosted its second RodCon comic book convention; photo.
2 Villains, heroes and all in between
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:44, p.2
3/26/2015 "RodCon" is being held by the Rod Library for the second year in a row.
3 Rod Library to host second annual mini comic book convention
Public Relations News Release 2014:201, p.1
3/5/2015 Rod Library will host the Mini Comic-Con on March 28. Some activities that will take place are panels, arts and crafts, games, trivia, costume contests and more. The event is free and open to the public.
4 One last angry lecture
Northern Iowan 110:49, p.1
4/10/2014 The Center for Multicultural Education ended its year of lectures with Lela Lee, the author of "Angry Little Girls." During her lecture, she shared many of her comic strips with the audience; photo.
5 UNI to host creator of 'Angry Little Asian Girl' comic
Public Relations News Release 2013:229, p.1
4/1/2014 UNI's Center for Multicultural Education will host Lela Lee, creator of "Angry Little Asian Girl" the comic. Lela Lee brings a fresh perspective on race, feminism, and cultural expectations.
6 Heroes convene at Rod
Beyerink--Lindy Ann (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:46, p.1
3/31/2014 Rod Library hosted a Mini Comic Con event with about 1,200 people in attendance. The event featured several different discussions as well as artwork and a costume contest. Comic shops The Core and Limited Edition sponsored the costume contest; photo.
7 Mini Comic-Con at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2013:222, p.1
3/27/2014 Rod Library will host a Mini Comic-Con with a variety of comic book-related activities. There will even be a costume contests with prizes awarded for each age group. The event is free and open to the public.
8 Mini comic con to soar into Rod Library
Baldus--Rachel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:36, p.1
2/13/2014 The Rod Library is hosting a mini comic con on March 29. There will be several speakers and events leading up to it. This event is meant to show the public that the Rod Library and their services are available to everyone in the community.
9 Why Robin isn't a joke
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:50, p.4
4/13/2012 The Robin character in the Batman comic books and movies defended.
10 Discovering comic truth in UNI lecture
Public Relations News Release 2011:111, p.1
11/9/2011 Professor Paul Siddens received the 2011 Faculty Excellence Award in part of his class "From Funny to Books to Graphic Novels: Teaching and Researching Comics."
11 'The Dark Knight Rises' vs. 'The Avengers'
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:31, p.7
1/28/2011 Casting for Batman presents challenges for viewers. Film versions of comic book characters are on the rise.
12 Super heroes live through comic collectors
Calcara--Sally A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:46, p.9
4/4/2008 Comic books have regained their appeal. People of all ages are reading and collecting them; photo.
13 The "religion of the comics" topic for UNI professor
Public Relations News Release 2007:18, p.1
6/13/2007 Harry Brod explores how Superman and Clark Kent embody the lives of their creators, two Jewish teenagers in Depression-era Cleveland.
14 Comics offer good read
Droll--Robert J.
Northern Iowan 97:46, p.10
3/27/2001 Review of the comic book "Star Wars Underworld: The Yavin Vassilika"; photo.
15 These are not your father's comic book heroes
Droll--Robert J.
Northern Iowan 97:44, p.4
3/9/2001 Marvel Comics hopes to boost comic book sales by re-launching some of their more popular comics; photo.
16 University of Northern Iowa to host native Iowan Jack Bender for Phi Alpha Theta / Department of History Lecture on Oct. 14
Public Relations News Release 1998:60, p.1
9/30/1998 Jack Bender will speak on how comic strips have viewed political issues.
17 Scott has superhero debate all wrong
Northern Iowan 94:23, p.8
11/18/1997 Believes Superman is superior to Batman.
18 Superman v. Batman: hands down, Batman
Scott--Nicholas L. (Class of 1998)
Northern Iowan 94:21, p.5
11/11/1997 Prefers Batman.
19 Hooked on comics worked for them--area writers and artists start company
Northern Iowan 92:26, p.2
12/1/1995 Four local men start company to produce comics.
20 Lactose intolerants on a mission, 'Milk & Cheese'
Northern Edition 3:7, p.15
3/1/1995 Review of Evan Dorkin's "Milk and Cheese".
21 Welcome to the world of comic books
Northern Iowan 88:38, p.8
2/18/1992 Students talk about how they enjoy comic books.
22 Batman is still a hero
Public Relations News Release 85:60, p.3
6/30/1989 Still popular comic book figure.
23 Comic book art to be displayed at Maucker Union April 7-May 16
Public Relations News Release 1986:334, p.1
4/1/1986 The thirty-nine piece show is on loan from the Erie Art Museum; comic books evolved from comic strips in the late 19th century.
24 Cruising in Park
Northern Iowan 81:16, p.23
10/30/1984 Parody of Michael Jackson song.
25 'Tracy' & the court
Brasch--Walter M.
Northern Iowan 67:47, p.3
4/23/1971 Believes Dick Tracy comic strip conveys wrong message.
26 Untitled
College Eye 58:3, p.2
10/4/1963 Insists he is catching up on his current events by reading the comics.
27 Snarf 'on carpet'
College Eye 46:23, p.2
3/11/1955 Dick Bibler's "Little Man on Campus" comic strip series is considered in poor taste at Wheaton College.
28 Read the news, too
College Eye 45:3, p.2
9/25/1953 Encourages readers not only to read the comics, but to read the news articles as well.
29 Hilltopics: To the editor
King--Vera Jean (Student--1951)
College Eye 43:3, p.2
10/5/1951 Apology of a student to her friends.
30 Hilltopics; Battle of the comic books
College Eye 40:13, p.4
12/17/1948 Disagrees with the December 3rd editorial "Psychology Needed".
31 Psychology needed
College Eye 40:11, p.2
12/3/1948 Discusses outlawing of comic books, radio programs, and motion pictures.
32 Hilltopics
College Eye 40:2, p.2
9/24/1948 Comments on potential bad effects of comic books.
33 When the funnies aren't funny
College Eye 26:15, p.2
10/5/1934 Notices that the funnies have taken more of a moralistic approach rather than being funny.
34 Comic strip first to become feature picture
College Eye 18:2, p.7
35 "I'm here"
College Eye 15:5, p.1
10/3/1923 Promised cartoon character's comic strip is printed on page 7.
36 Introducing "Billy Stiff", the cartoon epic of adolescent youth
College Eye 15:4, p.7
9/26/1923 New comic strip to be added.
37 An explanation
College Eye 15:2, p.3
9/12/1923 Comics will not be printed in the paper until October.

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