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How we restored the K-pop community's faith in journalism

Are K-pop commenters the best commenters of them all? With one correction, GlobalPost goes from tabloid rag to restorer of faith.

'Fame:Psy' turns popstar into comic-book hero

South Korea's pop sensation Psy now has his own comic book.
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Psy performs during the Pentaport Rock Festival on July 29, 2006 in Incheon, South Korea. The singer is now a genuine comic-book hero, with his own cartoon called 'Fame:Psy.' (Chung Sung-Jun/AFP/Getty Images)
You'll laugh! You'll cry! You'll probably do the horse dance! Not least because the comic comes complete with an illustrated guide to Gangnam Style's trademark routine.

North Korea's answer to K-Pop

You may have heard of the South Korean pop group Girls' Generation. Well, North Korea's home-grown equivalent just made its debut.
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Those from North Korea's privileged class are selected to join the overseas propaganda troupe. (KoreaBang/Screengrab)
They say imitation is the highest form of flattery. Tell that to North Korea, which recently debuted an all-female musical group meant to raise morale among the troops. The Korean-language Chosun Ibo called them "Goddesses," and put them on par with South Korea's enormously successful K-Pop band, Girls' Generation. But, as you might expect, there are some key differences.
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