10 "Crises" We Won't Miss Now That The DC Universe Rebooted Itself

As you may have noticed, DC Comics recently radical refurbished their superhero books. Among a legion of sweeping changes comes the announcement that "the Crises" — a series of keystone stories with names like Crisis on Infinite Earths and Final Crisis — were poofed out of existence when the DC Universe began anew. » 10/05/11 10:30am 10/05/11 10:30am

Why Can’t Grant Morrison Stay In Continuity?

I love Grant Morrison. You love Grant Morrison. Your significant other is probably thinking lewd thoughts about Grant Morrison right now. But there's one place where G.M. gets no love: mainstream superhero comic continuity. What's up with that? » 4/07/10 11:14am 4/07/10 11:14am

The Most Important Events Of 2000-2009, Comic Style

These last ten years may have seemed busy to you, but just be glad you're not a comic book character: Their decade has seen multiple alien invasions and reboots of reality. Relive the biggest headlines of their decade with us. » 12/20/09 1:00pm 12/20/09 1:00pm

Terminator Vs. Grizzly Bear: Who Wins? And Can Khan Come Back?

The latest Terminator novel features Terminator-vs-grizzly-bear battles, train robbery, Terminator snowmobiles, a Terminator train, and dogsled chases. We asked writer Greg Cox about who'd win a Terminator/bear fight, novelizing Final Crisis and whether Khan should be in the next Trek. » 12/17/09 2:40pm 12/17/09 2:40pm

We've Already Got Our First Must-See From Next Year's SDCC

Next year's San Diego Comic-Con may still be eight months away, but we've already found something there we can't wait to see: A biographical documentary about Final Crisis, We3 and Batman writer Grant Morrison. Click through for clips. » 12/01/09 12:00pm 12/01/09 12:00pm

Tis The Season For Tesla, Frankenstein And This Week's Comics

You can tell that we're getting closer to Hallowe'en, just by looking at this week's new comic releases: Vampires! Zombie plagues! Frankenstein's Monster! Nikolai Tesla! Okay, maybe not that last one. But these are still Comics We Crave. » 10/20/09 9:00am 10/20/09 9:00am

7 Supervillains We Wouldn't Mind Taking Over The World (And Why)

We watch their so-called "fiendish" schemes being defeated on a regular basis, but have you ever stopped to wonder whether life would be better if the bad guy won? Here're some villains we're rooting for... and why we're doing so. » 10/10/09 12:00pm 10/10/09 12:00pm

20 Great American Superheroes To Share Your Holiday With

It's Independence Day here in the United States, and what better way to celebrate it than to remember the fictional men and women who drape themselves in red, white and blue and try to personify what makes the country great? » 7/04/09 12:00pm 7/04/09 12:00pm

Final Crisis Is Frustrating, Flawed And Arguably Worth It All

It's a bold book about the end of the world, full of big ideas, epic events and beautiful art, and starring some of pop culture's biggest icons. So why does the hardcover collection of DC's Final Crisis disappoint? » 6/10/09 2:40pm 6/10/09 2:40pm

This Week's Comics: Runaways, Dead Batmen And Khaaaaaaaaan!

Evil wins, superheroes go bad, sidekicks go solo, time gets reset and Buck Rogers makes his comeback. Oh, and there's a Wrath of Khan comic. Is there nothing that this week's comics won't do to try and make you happy? » 6/09/09 9:00am 6/09/09 9:00am

Get Away From It All By Traveling The Multiverse

As summer brings thoughts of vacation, why not consider stopping off on one of the many Parallel Earths of science fiction? There's an infinite number of possibilities available to you - and here are some of our favorites. » 6/06/09 12:00pm 6/06/09 12:00pm

Most Excellent Fictional Twittercommentary

Wondering just how much more interactive comics can become? Why not let Most Excellent Superbat tell you himself, thanks to the wonders of the internet and social media. » 5/20/09 2:30pm 5/20/09 2:30pm

Cinema's Most Famous Bad Movie Returns In This Week's Comics

It looked like a quiet week in the world of comics following last weekend's Free Comics extravaganza - but then I saw the following words and knew differently: Plan 9 From Outer Space Strikes Again. » 5/05/09 9:00am 5/05/09 9:00am

What If A Show Shouldn't Be A Show?

Watching last week's Dollhouse, one thing became clear: its main flaw isn't actually the show itself but the fact that, at its heart, it's not really a TV series. Or, at least, it shouldn't be. » 2/28/09 12:00pm 2/28/09 12:00pm

DC Promises Rebirth and Zombie Lanterns

After a 2008 chock full of weirdness, DC Comics wants to get back to basics with more grounded stories... by putting front and center one of their biggest, most cosmic stories ever. Which stars zombies. » 2/07/09 3:00pm 2/07/09 3:00pm

The Real, Honest To Goodness Fate of Batman Revealed, Finally

As everyone who read last week's Final Crisis #7 saw, Batman's recent "death" wasn't as simple as it seemed. But in case you were still in the dark, writer Grant Morrison spills the beans. Spoilers... » 2/05/09 11:00am 2/05/09 11:00am

Fox News Only 40 Years Too Late In Calling For Black Superheroes

Has President Obama paved the way for black superheroes to achieve prominence? That's the claim made by Fox News... but on the day where we see a Black Superman, have they missed the boat? » 1/28/09 7:30am 1/28/09 7:30am

We Salute The Superhumans

They may be powered by midichlorans, genetically-modified, or even just crossing over into our reality, but there's no mistaking the lure of those adorable superhumans. And, in this week's comics more than ever, they're everywhere. » 1/27/09 9:00am 1/27/09 9:00am

Finally: Is Batman RIP Or Not?

The conclusion to Batman RIP has finally arrived. Two months after the end of the story, and in a different comic altogether, yes, but the final fate of Batman is now (kinda) known. Spoilers, obviously. » 1/15/09 7:30am 1/15/09 7:30am

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