8 of the most frustratingly bad media tie-in videogames ever

Ever bought a game that ties into one of your favorite fantasy, scifi, or comic book tales, only to play it and find out it is total crap? Unfortunately, licensed games are historically bad, leaving a lot of fans in this same situation. You probably already know about 1982's E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial and 1999's » 11/16/12 11:30am 11/16/12 11:30am

Everything You Need To Know About Judge Dredd

If your experience with Judge Dredd has been limited to famous Anthrax songs, not famous Human League songs, and watching the 1995 Sylvester Stallone movie hungover on basic cable on Sunday afternoons, know that Mega-City One's top cop has a complex (and rather wacky) pedigree. Here's a crash course on why Dredd is the … » 9/20/12 11:45am 9/20/12 11:45am

Portishead producer to release Judge Dredd theme album

May 8 will see the release of Drokk, a concept album about Judge Dredd's hometown Mega-City One by composer Ben Salisbury and Geoff Barrow, the producer of famed "best soundtrack to bittersweet break-up sex in the world" band Portishead. (That's not a slight by the way, I just refuse to use the term "trip-hop.") 2000 AD is … » 3/12/12 7:00am 3/12/12 7:00am

Remember when Alan Moore wrote Tales From The Crypt...in space?

In the early 1980s, way before he was famous for absolutely anything, Alan Moore was tapped to pen a series of science fiction strips for the now-venerable British comic mag 2000 AD. Dubbed Future Shocks, these 2000 AD staples were one-and-done stories with diabolical twist endings and a quirky cast of aliens, time… » 11/29/11 3:00pm 11/29/11 3:00pm

A cartography of Judge Dredd's Cursed Earth

Navigating the world outside the walls of Mega-City One isn't easy — the Cursed Earth of the 21st century is filled with radiation, mutants, and sundry forms of lurking death. It pays to have zarjaz maps like these lying around. » 1/10/11 1:57pm 1/10/11 1:57pm

10 graphic novels that make great gifts (for people who don't read…

Giving comics to your non-comics-reading loved ones is a tricky proposition...and you doled out copies of All-Star Superman last year. Fortunately, there are plenty of other splendid comics out there for folks who can't distinguish Daisy Duck from Dormammu. » 12/01/10 4:33pm 12/01/10 4:33pm