I doubt it’s a coincidence that DC decided to make a video montage of every superhero that has ever joined the Justice League right before a Comic-Con they’re expected to debut some Justice League movie material. But never mind that. What the hell happened to the Justice League in the early ‘90s? »
Poor magic users. In the world of the Dragon Age video games, they’re relentlessly persecuted because of their talents, to the point of captivity or even death. Now the latest Dragon Age comic is basically all about Mages being hunted down and killed. They can never catch a break, these mages! »
The French are staging an invasion of their own. Luckily, there’s no Napoleon threatening our shores; instead, it’s the French comics market that has just conquered Comixology, bringing over 150 French series from independent comics publisher Delcourt over the course of the next year. »
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Years ago, we thought the destruction of the Death Star at the end of Return of the Jedi marked the beginning of peace in a galaxy far, far, away. Unfortunately for our heroes, it didn’t and now we know a little bit of what happened between that and Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
For its entire 12 year run so far The Walking Dead comic has been written by one person: Robert Kirkman. That’s about to change, however—for the first time, another writer is coming to the comic, and it’s none other than Saga and Y: The Last Man’s Brian K. Vaughan. »
When Wildstorm became a DC Comics imprint, Midnighter became one of DC’s greatest gay characters. As part of DC’s recent publishing revamp he’s finally gotten a new solo series, a first in nearly a decade—and so far, Midnighter represents one of the best portrayals of an out superhero in comics right now. »
It’s been a long time since the Power Rangers team that started it all has graced TV screens, but with a movie reboot on the horizon and 22 seasons of Super Sentai antics under its belt across various incarnations, the original teenagers with attitude are making a welcome return to comics. »
Doctor Strange and Ghost Rider, two of Marvel’s most mysterious and frightening heroes, have been given a bright update in a new pair of posters by artist Dave Perillo and Grey Matter Art. »
In 2005, DC teamed legendary Batman comic writer Frank Miller and equally legendary artist Jim Lee for what they clearly hoped would be the ultimate Batman comic. What they got was a comic in which Batman called Robin “retarded.” In short, they got the worst Batman comic ever made. And I love it. »
Oh, and did we mention that the U.S. brought giant robots with them? And that this was written by Saga’s Brian K. Vaughn? We Stand On Guard leads the charge of all the coolest new comics starting this week, but it’s not all there is: Barb Wire makes her return! Space Knights! Grant Morrison madness! And more! »
The line between science fiction and fantasy gets pretty wobbly—where do you stick Star Wars?—but some things just straddle it with pure glee. Earlier today, we were debating about shows that are both science fiction and fantasy. But what’s the absolute best blend of the two, of all time? »
Call it Santa Claus Year One if you want. Or even All Star Santa Claus. However you choose to describe Grant Morrison’s new Klaus comic for Boom Studios, chances are it won’t possible convey the insanity of the barbaric, bloodstained St. Nick in the above cover of issue #1, carrying a deer carcass. »
With comic convention season well underway and superhero franchises lighting up screens big and small, there’s never been a better time to dive into the world of reading comics. Unsure of where to start? Here’s our advice for diving into the wild, wonderful world of comic books.
Did you ever think we’d be talking about the new Mad Max and Jurassic movies as two of the summer’s most important releases? Sometimes, a series can be all but forgotten for years or decades, after too many underwhelming sequels. But which series made the most amazing comeback? »
Marvel has wrapped up a week of comic book announcements with the official unveiling of The Uncanny Inhumans comic. We knew the Inhumans would be getting a series—duh, there’s a movie coming out—but what we didn’t know was that Team Inhumans would be bolstered by some major X-Men and Fantastic Four members. »