The time Marvel Comics almost published Batman and Superman

The blog of former Marvel editor Jim Shooter has become a wealth of absolutely crazy stories as of late (see: the origins of Secret Wars, the script for the Dazzler movie), but this latest anecdote takes the cake. According to Shooter, Marvel almost licensed the publishing rights for every single DC character. » 8/27/11 4:50pm 8/27/11 4:50pm

In comics, Black Panther takes over NYC and it's the end of Star Wars…

What's in your comic book store this Wednesday? New adventures for Black Panther and Cade Skywalker and reprints of old gems from awesome artists like Moebius, Amanda Conner, and Stan Sakai. It's always comic book Wednesday somewhere. » 12/14/10 9:00am 12/14/10 9:00am

Must Read: X-Men: Days of Future Past

Must-read comics are futuristic classics that shouldn't be missed. Of course, not every must-read is perfect. That's why we've rated them 1-5 on the patented "crunchy goodness" scale.

Title: X-Men: Days Of Future Past

Date: 2004 (reprinting material from 1980)

Vitals: Not content with rewriting superhero comics'… » 10/24/07 7:00pm 10/24/07 7:00pm

Must Read: Green Lantern: Ganthet's Tale

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: Green Lantern: Ganthet's Tale
Date: 1992

Vitals: Larry Niven sends Green Lantern on a cosmic voyage to the dawn of the… » 10/01/07 12:11am 10/01/07 12:11am

Must Read: Superman: The Man Of Steel

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: Superman: The Man Of Steel
Date: 1986

Vitals: John Byrne reinvented Superman from the ground up with this series,… » 9/30/07 11:56pm 9/30/07 11:56pm