It's that time of year when you wind up watching a lot of DVDs with your loved ones. And you rediscover the grand art of compromise. It's hard to find movies that everybody wants to watch — especially if you want to watch something science fictional. »
What if you could shoot video with your eyeglasses, edit in your head, and add computer-generated imagery? That's the premise of Greg Pak's comic, Vision Machine, debuting at NYCC. He tells us why people are too keen to surrender privacy. »
Robert Downey Jr. will save the world from an evil race of settler aliens as crack-shot gunslinger Zeke Jackson in the movie Cowboys & Aliens. Giving the humans a taste of their own wild, wild West medicine, a powerful group of aliens lands on Earth and proceed to steal our land and murder our people. Click through to… »
Over the weekend at WonderCon, author Douglas Wolk (Reading Comics) gave a talk about the not-so-secret allegorical tales that lurk beneath the BAM! POW! of your typical superhero comic book. I caught Wolk on the con floor and asked him to explain the political subtext of Greg Pak's recent World War Hulk series. In… »
Greg Pak's Robot Stories was one of our favorite indie science fiction films of recent years. It explored people's emotional relationships with robots — and robots' relationships with each other — through three short narratives. Now Pak is writing comics, including the recent World War Hulk and a Battlestar Galactica… »
Must-read graphic novels are futuristic classics that shouldn't be missed. Of course, not every must-see is perfect. That's why we've rated them 1-5 on the patented "crunchy goodness" scale.
Title: Hulk: Planet Hulk
Vitals: Four of the Earth's top Super-heroes decide the Incredible Hulk's all-smashing… »