The 7 Least Subtle Comic Book Retcons of All Time

Any author is capable of making a mistake, and comic book writers more than most. But comic companies aren’t shy about changing things — or changing things back — to suit their perceived needs. Sometimes these errors, continuity problems or previous bad decisions are fixed quietly and/or cleverly. These were not those… » 9/30/13 10:00am 9/30/13 10:00am

Take Your Greasy Fingers Off The Reboot Button, Hollywood!

Click to view » 9/05/08 5:00pm 9/05/08 5:00pmSo the new movie isn't exactly a reboot, or a prequel. It's more like a "preboot." And the recent was sort of a sequel to , but sort of a reboot. So everyone described it as a "requel." What's wrong with the world when we need to speak crazy jargon just to understand what's going on with our favorite…

Anti-Monitor Exclusive Is a Crisis at Infinite Cons

He can unleash universe-obliterating waves of anti-matter, but you can control comic book supervillain Anti-Monitor's powers with the click of a dial. The DC Heroclix Anti-Monitor action pack came out last month, but an alternate version will be offered as a convention exclusive at this year's San Diego Comic Con and… » 5/16/08 8:00am 5/16/08 8:00am

Learn the Rules of Crossover Comic Perfection

With Marvel's Secret Invasion in full swing and DC's Final Crisis mere weeks away, it's worth looking at just what it is about superhero comics' crossover summer events that make them the four-color equivalent of your first sexual experience. They're something you get all excited about ahead of time before the actual… » 4/09/08 11:20am 4/09/08 11:20am