Countdown Offers Much More Than A Prelude To Trek Movie

The final issue of Star Trek: Countdown was released this week, completing the prologue to this summer's Star Trek movie. If you skipped the series, then you missed a lot... including some old friends. Spoilers! » 4/06/09 12:30pm 4/06/09 12:30pm

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

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

Axe-Wielding Schoolgirls Battle Spacemen For Your Comics Dollar

Despite what many of you merry perverts may think, it's not all musclemen in tights and axe-wielding schoolgirls in short skirts in comicbookland. Although, to be fair, both of those categories are represented in this Wednesday's comic shops, as the pre-Summer lull gets filled with reprints and all manner of plot… » 4/22/08 9:00am 4/22/08 9:00am

Trippiest Twilight Zone Episode Becomes A Movie

Click to viewA classic Twilight Zone episode written by Richard (I Am Legend) Matheson is getting a big-screen update called Countdown. The original episode, "Death Ship," is about three astronauts who arrive on an alien planet, only to find their own dead bodies, in a crashed version of their own ship. The movie… » 3/25/08 4:30pm 3/25/08 4:30pm

The Multiverse Is Strictly Business, Says DC Comics Czar

If you've found DC Comics hard to understand over the past year, chances are it's because of the multiverse. DC used to have tons of alternate universes, but they collapsed into one nice, tidy universe in 1985. Until last year, when suddenly DC had 52 different realities to play with again. I decided to hound DC… » 2/25/08 4:00pm 2/25/08 4:00pm

Less Lesbians and Teenage Death In Upcoming DC Comics

Hope you weren't getting too excited about that Batwoman series that Dan DiDio said was happening last night; today's DC Universe panel included DiDio admitting that he'd made a mistake, and that it was actually Batgirl who was getting her own series, not DC's favorite lesbian crimefighter. Other than that, the DC… » 2/23/08 3:58pm 2/23/08 3:58pm