Read the story that made Grant Morrison a star in This Week's Comics

It's hard to remember, but there was once a time when Grant Morrison wasn't known for mind-boggling superhero comics. In fact, there was a time before he was known at all — which changed immediately after DC gave him the reins to Animal Man in 1988. The first awesome Omnibus of Morrison's seminal (and quite insane)… » 7/30/13 3:20pm 7/30/13 3:20pm

DC has uploaded tons of DC Nation animated shorts to YouTube

If you haven't gotten a chance to watch DC Nation on Cartoon Network, you can now watch tons of the show's greatest shorts, including Super Best Friends Forever, Amethyst: Princess of Gemworld, and World's Funnest. » 7/14/13 5:00pm 7/14/13 5:00pm

A sneak preview of this week's issue of Animal Man

Courtesy of DC Comics, here's a first look at this Wednesday's issue of Animal Man, which sees Buddy Baker stuck in a hellish nightmare future known as "The Rotworld" alongside mutated corpse versions of Deathstroke the Terminator and Grifter. Here's the rundown: » 11/05/12 7:35am 11/05/12 7:35am

How to Build the Perfect Human

What if you could improve the human race by splicing in some animal parts? Would we be better off with cats' eyes? What if you added the lungs of a goose, the muscles of a chimp, and the circulatory system of a penguin? Let's discover which animal parts could enhance our feeble human bodies. » 2/15/12 9:41am 2/15/12 9:41am

The Best Science Fiction And Fantasy Comics Of 2011

2011 gave us a wealth of great new comics, which ranged from tales of moss monsters to feral school headmasters to martial artists with the power to make their limbs fly off. But what comic book debuts tickled our fancy the most? Here are our picks, in no particular order. » 12/31/11 12:45pm 12/31/11 12:45pm

Read an exclusive, viscera-and-guts-filled preview of DC Comics' Animal…

We've been immensely fond of Jeff Lemire and Travel Foreman's relaunch of the famously trippy comic book Animal Man. Now, courtesy of DC Comics, here's an exclusive sneak peek at next Wednesday's issue. » 12/03/11 10:30am 12/03/11 10:30am

Comic scribe Jeff Lemire takes us to the freaktacular worlds of…

At New York Comic Con, io9 caught up with writer Jeff Lemire, current writer of DC Comics' New 52 titles Animal Man and Frankenstein, Agent of S.H.A.D.E. » 10/17/11 2:50pm 10/17/11 2:50pm

Who's the big winner of DC's relaunch so far? Animal Man

Last Wednesday, DC's fired off its first salvo of relaunched first issues. Of the thirteen rebooted books, some worked, a bunch didn't, and one debut absolutely knocked it out of the park. That comic was Jeff Lemire's and Travel Foreman's superhero-horror yarn Animal Man. » 9/11/11 10:45am 9/11/11 10:45am

In comics this week, Animal Man bleeds out his eyes and Superman goes…

What's in comic stores this Wednesday? Grant Morrison's "Bruce Springsteen Superman," the return of scifi man of mystery Casanova Quinn, and Animal Man crying tears of hemoglobin. Gross! » 9/06/11 9:00am 9/06/11 9:00am

Why Can’t Grant Morrison Stay In Continuity?

I love Grant Morrison. You love Grant Morrison. Your significant other is probably thinking lewd thoughts about Grant Morrison right now. But there's one place where G.M. gets no love: mainstream superhero comic continuity. What's up with that? » 4/07/10 11:14am 4/07/10 11:14am

The 75 Books You Should Own For DC Comics' 75th Anniversary

2010 sees the 75th anniversary of DC Comics, which launched in February 1935 with the first issue of New Fun. Since then, it's gone on to publish some of the greatest comics ever. Here're seventy-five you really should've read already. » 2/28/10 3:00pm 2/28/10 3:00pm

Tori Amos And Suicide Girls Invade This Week's Comics

What's that, you're saying? You're expecting this week's load at the comic store to be light because everyone's going to be at San Diego talking about comics instead of publishing them? It's an understandable assumption to make, but also one that'd do its best to fulfill that whole "making an ass out've u and me"… » 7/22/08 9:00am 7/22/08 9:00am