Which villain should just quit while they're ahead?

One thing you always know about great villains: they keep coming back. Again and again. But sometimes, a villain achieves such a masterstroke of evil, they ought to retire once and for all — instead of coming back with more penny-ante schemes. Which major villain ought to just declare victory and go home? » 1/30/14 2:30pm 1/30/14 2:30pm

11 Sidekicks Who Are Indisputably Better Than Their Heroes

Heroes are usually larger than life, but sometimes it’s the person standing next to them that casts the bigger shadow. While main heroes usually get top-billing, but they can often be too boring, too troubled, or even too dumb to save the day. Thankfully, here are 11 sidekicks that pick up the slack — often doing a… » 8/06/13 10:05am 8/06/13 10:05am

Watch the first trailer for the Alan Moore-scripted movie Jimmy's End

Comic book legend Alan Moore isn't one to play nice with filmmakers. It has been well documented over the years that Hollywood has been adapting his works that Moore has, and wants, nothing to do with the adaptations of his work, adaptations that more often than not lose their way in the transfer from page to screen. » 11/15/12 2:30pm 11/15/12 2:30pm

How 2000 A.D. Changed Science Fiction Forever

2000 A.D. is best known as the magazine that launched Judge Dredd as Mega-City One's top lawman. But it also helped give science fiction some of its greatest creators and weirdest ideas, including launching Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison and others. David J. Williams, author of The Mirrored Heavens, The… » 9/21/12 11:11am 9/21/12 11:11am

Jae Lee draws Ozymandias versus the Comedian, in this Before Watchmen

Here's an exclusive sneak peek of Ozymandias, the latest issue in the Before Watchmen series. Here we see artist Jae Lee (Inhumans, Fantastic Four: 1234) bring his ethereal flair to some early fisticuffs between martial artist super-genius Ozymandias and the cigar-chomping Comedian. This issue hits stands next… » 9/20/12 6:30am 9/20/12 6:30am

Alan Moore broke into my home and made me review Before Watchmen

It was The Day Before Comic-Con, a hallowed, solemn time when us media types en route to the DEFCON 1 clusterfuck brewing in San Diego genuflect before our Spawn action figures and Jim Lee-autographed copies of X-Men #1. (On my copy, Wolverine is wearing a scribbled-in top hat, tilted at a rakish angle.) » 7/10/12 3:45pm 7/10/12 3:45pm

The 10 Most Epic Last Stands in Science Fiction and Fantasy

If you're a fictional character, death can arrive rather swiftly and creatively. It's your job to go out like an absolute champ so that non-fictional readers and audiences remember your passing and holler your praises on the internet. Here are ten times science fiction and fantasy heroes lost their lives with panache. » 6/06/12 12:15pm 6/06/12 12:15pm

The Biggest Reasons To Get Excited About Comics This Summer

There's a gobsmackingly diverse slate of comics hitting stores over the next three months. Here's a sneak peek at some of the newest series under the summer sun. What's on the docket? Doctor Who aboard the Enterprise, new League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Nick Fury acting salty, and Jesus Christ's clone's reality… » 4/27/12 8:20am 4/27/12 8:20am