What we get wrong when we talk about terrorism

The violence in Melbourne’s Bourke Street last Friday is still being investigated as a terrorist incident and discussions about the nature of the terrorist threat tends to go around in circles, as the same issues are raised, commented upon, and then forgotten, writes Rodger Shanahan.

Stan Lee’s best Marvel cameos – video

The comic writer Stan Lee, co-creator of iconic characters including Iron Man, the Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, Daredevil and the X-Men, has died aged 95. Lee, who teamed up with artists such as Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko, revitalised the comics industry with his superheroes, giving them complex emotional lives to colour their all-action adventures. The Marvel Universe he created crossed from page to screen in a series of TV and movie adaptations and changed the face of popular culture.

Stan Lee: Spider-Man, X-Men and Avengers creator dies aged 95

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Stan Lee’s best Marvel cameos – video

The comic writer Stan Lee, co-creator of iconic characters including Iron Man, the Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, Daredevil and the X-Men, has died aged 95. Lee, who teamed up with artists such as Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko, revitalised the comics industry with his superheroes, giving them complex emotional lives to colour their all-action adventures. The Marvel Universe he created crossed from page to screen in a series of TV and movie adaptations and changed the face of popular culture.

Stan Lee: Spider-Man, X-Men and Avengers creator dies aged 95

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