In comics, it's the finale for Buffy Season 8 and John Constantine gets…

A duo of paranormal protagonists are having a productive week. Ms. Summers wraps up her comic series, and the snarkiest magician in comic history ties the knot. Plus, Steampunk Sarah Palin and tons more high concept weirdness! » 1/18/11 9:00am 1/18/11 9:00am

A Thunder God beats up Tony Stark (and calls it quits) in this week's…

One of our favorite series of 2010 gets the axe this week. Boo! But to ease our pain, there's a ton of new comics, some 2000 AD trades, and a fun-looking series about parallel universe body-swapping. » 1/11/11 9:15am 1/11/11 9:15am

This Wednesday, Chloe from Smallville debuts in comics and Ianto pens…

Television make some inroads into comics this week with appearances from Chloe in Action Comics and Ianto writing a Torchwood tale. Also, more graphic novels than you can shake a stick at! » 9/28/10 9:15am 9/28/10 9:15am

Thursday comics herald the return of the Young Avengers, Casanova, and…

For this Thursday's comics, Marvel brings back a ton of high-profile heroes who've been on sabbatical. How high-profile? We're talking Steve Rogers, the Young Avengers, Matt Fraction's suave bastard spy Casanova Quinn, and Mick Anglo's lawsuit-prone Marvelman. That's a line-up. » 7/07/10 10:30am 7/07/10 10:30am

10 Of The Decade's Best SF Comics

It's been the decade where comic culture took over pop culture, and superheroes became movie stars. But what are some of our picks for the best comics from the last ten years? We're glad you - okay, we - asked. » 12/12/09 12:00pm 12/12/09 12:00pm


Matt Fraction, Gabriel Ba and Fabio Moon's dimension-jumping, incestuous spy-fi series was a weird one: Self-conscious, self-referential and often self-mocking, there was nonetheless something about it than nonetheless worked and seemed curiously, wonderfully refreshing at a time when mainstream comics were more… » 12/12/09 12:00pm 12/12/09 12:00pm

Get Away From It All By Traveling The Multiverse

As summer brings thoughts of vacation, why not consider stopping off on one of the many Parallel Earths of science fiction? There's an infinite number of possibilities available to you - and here are some of our favorites. » 6/06/09 12:00pm 6/06/09 12:00pm

The 8 Best And Worst SF Comics Of 2008

Whether it was aliens invading or heroes dying, 2008's comics definitely aimed for bombast - but how many of them were actually great? As the year stumbles to an end, we take a look back. » 12/30/08 12:02pm 12/30/08 12:02pm

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 9:00am 5/13/08 9:00am

io9 Talks To Casanova's Matt Fraction

Image Comics' Casanova may just be one of the greatest comic books of all time, a fact I can probably prove with graphs and charts given enough time to prepare. Suffice to say that the book — ostensibly about Casanova Quinn, a super-spy kidnapped by his dead sister into a parallel dimension where she lives and he's… » 2/08/08 9:30am 2/08/08 9:30am

Avoid Turkey Day By Visiting Space

I know, I know; you want to get into comics, but you don't know where to start. And who can blame you? This week alone sees the release of more than 100 comics and graphic novels, many of which are unspeakable dreck. What you need is someone smart to give you a heads-up on what you should be spending your time and… » 11/20/07 9:00am 11/20/07 9:00am

Must Read: Casanova Vol. 1: Luxuria

Must-see movies are futuristic classics that shouldn't be missed. Of course, not every must-see is perfect. That's why we've rated them 1-5 on the patented "crunchy goodness" scale.

Title: Casanova volume 1: Luxuria

Date: 2007 (reprints material from 2006 - 2007)

Vitals: Every science-fiction super-spy idea gets… » 10/24/07 7:25pm 10/24/07 7:25pm