The Most Mind-Blowing Cosplay From Emerald City Comicon.... So Far

Cosplay is our sartorial gateway to fantastical worlds and wonderful visions. We can never actually visit the places we watch and read about in science fiction and fantasy, but really great cosplay brings us closer to them. This weekend is Emerald City Comicon, and we've been blown away by some of the costumes thus… » 3/28/15 1:00pm Yesterday 1:00pm

Which "Lovable" Villain Is Actually Terrifying When You Think About It?

Science fiction and fantasy are full of straight-up scary villains. But then there are the lovable ones, who are too quirky and goofy to seem really threatening. They start to become part of the gang, even. But they're still horrible people. Which "lovable" villain is actually horrifying if you think about him or her? » 3/27/15 2:10pm Friday 2:10pm

Which Sequel Threw Out The Best Part Of The Previous Story's Ending?

The most powerful ending is often the one that closes the story with a resounding bang. An ending that lets you know that things have changed. But those are also the hardest to continue, and some people don't even try. Which sequel completely abandoned the best part of the previous installment's ending? » 3/25/15 2:09pm Wednesday 2:09pm

A New Pacific Rim Prequel Comic Will Provide The Jaeger Action You Want

Pacific Rim 2 is still a long way off, but if you're hankering for some more hot Jaeger/Kaiju battles, you won't have to wait much longer: a new comic miniseries from Legendary will fill in the gap between the first movie and the previous graphic novel prequel. Update: Now with glorious High-Res art! » 3/25/15 11:20am Wednesday 11:20am

9 Batman Knock-Offs That Utterly Miss The Point Of Batman

Everybody loves Batman. After 75 years of saving Gotham City, the Caped Crusader has become an archetype. So it's not surprising that every comic needs its own version of Bats. And yet, Batman remains unique, and it's not so easy to copy him. Here are 9 Batman knock-offs that totally miss why Batman works. » 3/25/15 10:00am Wednesday 10:00am

A Girl Inherits A Wizard's House—And Discovers A War Happening Inside

When Henrietta Achilles, the protagonist of Haiko Hörnig's webcomic A House Divided, learns that she has inherited the estate of her "uncle," she's understandably suspicious. After all, she's never heard of him. But that's the least of her concerns when she shows up at the house and discovers there's a war going on. » 3/25/15 8:00am Wednesday 8:00am

The Jem And The Holograms Comic Finally Hits The Shelves!

We've been looking forward to it for ages, but the crazy, colorful adventures of the Holograms are finally out this week. But that's not all in this week's new comics — there are time-traveling heroes, crabs that dare to turn, and the intriguing, bloody tale of two secretly superpowered teenagers. Let's dig in! » 3/24/15 2:32pm Tuesday 2:32pm

Marvel's Amazing Pizza Dog Figure Comes With A Great Hawkeye Accessory

When Matt Fraction and David Aja's strikingly brilliant Hawkeye run began in 2012, it gave us the year's breakout comic character. I am, of course, talking about Pizza Dog, Hawkguy's (or is it Hawkeye's?) canine companion. And now, thanks to Diamond Select, Pizza Dog gets his own figure. Complete with Hawkguy! » 3/24/15 12:00am Tuesday 12:00am

Valiant Really Wants To Remind You Why Its Comics Deserve To Be Movies

Valiant Entertainment turns 25 this year, and are celebrating their anniversary with a big convention tour across the US — not just to celebrate the company's milestone, but also to make sure you know everything there is to know about their characters before they're all turned into the next cinematic comic universe. » 3/23/15 1:30pm Monday 1:30pm