All the Best Reasons to Love Comics in 2013!

This is going to be a great year for comic book movies — but it's also shaping up to be a fantastic year for comics as well. There are tons of inventive, strange and just plain thrilling comics coming out in 2013. Including a Sandman prequel, a new DC Universe mega-event, Greg Rucka creating a brand new heroine, and a… » 1/04/13 2:46pm 1/04/13 2:46pm

The Justice League membership exam is surprisingly lax

1975's Justice League of America 115 featured a quiz in which any non-superpowered Jack or Jane could apply for JLA membership. I imagine Batman had to take this thing at one point. Bureaucracy! » 6/20/11 7:30am 6/20/11 7:30am

The 75 Books You Should Own For DC Comics' 75th Anniversary

2010 sees the 75th anniversary of DC Comics, which launched in February 1935 with the first issue of New Fun. Since then, it's gone on to publish some of the greatest comics ever. Here're seventy-five you really should've read already. » 2/28/10 3:00pm 2/28/10 3:00pm

A New Superman Director... And A JLA Rumor As Well?

Would Warner Brothers really use the Man of Steel's precarious movie reboot as the launch pad for a new director? Maybe so, if said newbie happens to be the brother of The Dark Knight's Christopher Nolan. » 2/28/10 7:00am 2/28/10 7:00am

14 Reasons Why TV And Superheroes Don't Mix

If there's one thing that this week's premieres of Heroes and Smallville collectively proved, it's that television really shouldn't try and tackle superheroes. Here's even more proof why - as well as some rare examples of when it does work. » 9/27/09 12:00pm 9/27/09 12:00pm

Divas, Alien Invasions And America Reborn In This Week's Comics

After the busy-ness of the last few weeks, it's not too surprising that this week's raft of new releases hitting your local comic store is much smaller than usual. But with new Star Wars and Reborn, it's not less interesting. » 6/30/09 9:00am 6/30/09 9:00am

What's This About A Squid? (Spoilers, No, Seriously.)

Firstly, I'm not joking. There will be spoilers for the end of Watchmen here, and if you don't want to know, turn back now. I've been very unspoily elsewhere, but this one is unavoidably filled with spoilers for the end of the story of both the comic and the movie. This is your last warning. » 3/01/09 11:54am 3/01/09 11:54am

DC Universe Expands With Return Of Old Favorites

Longtime fans of superheroes will be very happy with two announcements made at Saturday's DC Universe panel - Not only will J. Michael Straczynski be responsible for bringing the 1960s Archie Comics superheroes back into comics since the 1990s Impact line, but Dwayne McDuffie will also bring Static and the other… » 7/26/08 1:30pm 7/26/08 1:30pm

What Franchise Should Joss Whedon Take Over?

We're still sad that we'll never get to see Joss Whedon's Wonder Woman movie. After all, he's created some of the most memorable science fiction universes, including the space-western Firefly and his forthcoming programmable-amnesiac show Dollhouse. We'd still like to see Joss put his auteur-mojo to work on someone… » 3/03/08 12:10pm 3/03/08 12:10pm