This week's comics bring dysfunctional X-Men and unexpected weirdness

This week, the X-Men choose sides, Rage Against the Machine's guitarist pens a mutant dystopia, and teenage superheroes go on nicotine benders. It's Comics We Crave, massaging your temples over the internet. » 10/11/11 9:05am 10/11/11 9:05am

Ghost World's Daniel Clowes tells us about The Death-Ray, his…

In Daniel Clowes' 2004 comic book The Death-Ray, a totally average 1970s high-schooler named Andy discovers that he gains super-strength whenever he puffs a cigarette. » 10/03/11 12:15pm 10/03/11 12:15pm

Ellen Page To Star In Michel Gondry Time-Travel Flick

Green Hornet director Michel Gondry is teaming up with Ghost World scribe Daniel Clowes to create a time-travel drama starring Ellen "Juno Pryde" Page. Looks like Gondry's trying to sweep both the Saturn and Independent Spirit Awards with this one. » 3/15/10 11:40am 3/15/10 11:40am

Michel Gondry's Dictator Son Channels Rudy Rucker

Remember how Michel "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" Gondry had an animated film in the works, about a dictator and a rebel, based on his relationship with his teenage son? (The son being the dictator.) Turns out celebrated indie comic book writer Daniel Clowes ("Ghost World") is writing the screenplay, and it… » 1/14/08 4:00pm 1/14/08 4:00pm