2013 Was an Absurdly Great Year for Comics

Have you heard the phrase "an embarrassment of riches"? Well, that's what 2013 was in terms of great comics — even with all the time in the world, we couldn't tell you about all the wonderful stories that came out of mainstream and indie publishers alike over the last 12 months. Here's what we consider the very best, but … » 12/19/13 1:25pm 12/19/13 1:25pm

Batman faces a real death in the family in This Week’s Comics

It's high and lows and this week's comics releases! The Bat-family is going to have a bad week, but at least the Rocketeer returns. Superman goes insane, but it's Adventure Time! And Hawkeye… well, new Hawkeye comics make everything better. And here's everything the comics industry has in store for you this week. » 2/26/13 3:20pm 2/26/13 3:20pm

Hawkeye isn't thrilled he spent most of The Avengers as Loki's meat…

A member of The Avengers feels left out! Hawkeye (played by Jeremy Renner) is not thrilled that he spent most of his screen time in The Avengers as a mindless, bow-wielding goon for Loki. The actor told the LA Times that he spent 90% of the movie as a character he didn't sign on to play. When asked if he preferred… » 8/08/12 9:10am 8/08/12 9:10am

Adorable webcomic illustrates the Avengers' difficulties with carrying…

Clint Barton is a spry guy, but without a magical levitating hammer or jet thrusters, he's pretty much outclassed by his teammates. Comic artist Noelle Stevenson a.k.a. Ginger Haze (previously: 1, 2) has drawn up a delightful series of panels depicting the surly archer hitching a ride with Earth's Mightiest Heroes. I… » 5/12/12 7:30am 5/12/12 7:30am

A Guide To The Avengers For The Extremely Confused

For the last 365 days or so, you may have heard your compatriots express immense anticipation about this so-called Revengers movie, which may (or may not!) star Iron Man, Batman, the Lone Ranger, and Balki From Perfect Strangers. You want to join in on the fun, but you wouldn't know Captain America from Captain… » 4/26/12 10:00am 4/26/12 10:00am