​Believe It Or Not, Darker And Grimmer Isn't Always Better

Greetings, my little stamp-lickers! I wish I had some kind of new, amazing post-apocalyptic adventure to share with you, but after Ape City, I'm taking a break. Maybe sleet nor snow nor pouring rain can't stop the mail, but a bunch of angry intelligent apes can make me take a vacation. But not from your letters! » 9/24/14 8:42am 9/24/14 8:42am

A sneak preview of Dragons: Riders of Berk and clones run amok on …

This week we welcome Dragons: Riders of Berk, Cartoon Network's spin-off of How to Train a Dragon to Saturday Morning Cartoons. This shows bring some of the highest quality CG animation ever to television. Gravity Falls, one of the quirkiest shows on tv, is back this week as well, while we are treated to a film noire… » 8/11/12 7:00am 8/11/12 7:00am

How to Tell When the Superhero Movie Craze is Finally Over

It's been over a decade since superhero movies started ruling the world. And everybody keeps expecting it to end any day — Matthew Vaughn said he did X-Men: First Class because he thought it might be his last chance to do a big superhero movie before the bubble burst. But instead, 2012 is the year of the superhero,… » 4/03/12 2:04pm 4/03/12 2:04pm

This Week's Comics Are Full Of The Undead, Abducted, Possessed And…

Signs that you can tell that it's getting near San Diego Comic-Con, Part 23: Indie comic publishers start releasing more material, hoping to avoid con glut while making sure that they'll have something to show the eager masses. So while Marvel and DC have relatively restrained Wednesdays, you'll still be able to find… » 7/15/08 9:00am 7/15/08 9:00am

Alien Bestiality, Brought To You By George Lucas

1986's Howard the Duck may have been the moment we stopped having quite so much faith in George Lucas. His big-screen adaptation of the comic about an alien duck who falls to Earth tried hard to capture writer Steve Gerber's gonzo sensibility, but veered badly off course. Like this scene, where Howard has a weirdly… » 1/28/08 11:50am 1/28/08 11:50am