Who You Gonna Believe About Batman RIP? USA Today Or Your Own Lying Eyes?

USA Today is running a story today that gives away the end of DC Comics' Batman RIP »11/18/08 7:10pm11/18/08 7:10pm storyline - but in a way that may be contradicted by DC's own solicitation for February 2009's final issue of . To go along with , are we looking at a Clintonian parsing of the meaning of "dead"? As you may expect, spoilers follow.With…

Batman RIP Takes Down Nightwing, Robin And Birds Of Prey

While we may have to wait two weeks for the delayed conclusion of comic storyline Batman RIP »11/05/08 6:30pm11/05/08 6:30pm, the aftershocks are already leaking out... like the fact that DC Comics are cancelling the long-running series for all of Batman's sidekicks. February 2009's issues of , and - all of which have run for over a decade - will…

This Week's Comics Offer Destruction, High Quality Escapism

No matter which candidate wins or loses, new comics will still hit stores tomorrow (Or, you know, Thursday if you live outside of the US). It gives you that much-needed sense of perspective, doesn't it? And in case you need to drown your electoral sorrows, this week's releases are full of quality escapism for anyone.… »11/04/08 12:00pm11/04/08 12:00pm

Something For Everyone Who Likes Awesome In This Week's Comics

Stop now, what's that sound? It may just be the stampede of new books hitting comic stores tomorrow - As we get closer to San Diego Comic-Con, publishers are stepping up their game, and tomorrow's haul includes first issues, final issues, deaths and resurrections and all manner of exciting things to make your hump day… »5/13/08 12:00pm5/13/08 12:00pm

Superman, Batman Face Their Mortality And Morality In Final Crisis

Marvel's Secret Invasion may be the comic book getting all the press right now, but DC's Final Crisis is truly the big idea event comic of the year. At least, if the latest interview with writer Grant Morrison is anything to go by. A seven-part series involving all of the DC Universe and detailing what happens when… »4/16/08 1:37pm4/16/08 1:37pm