Sex Criminals Comic To Bring Orgasm-Based Bank Heists To TV

Most TV shows about sex crimes are kind of dark. But that's because none of them are based on Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky's comic Sex Criminals, where two lovers discover they have the ability to stop time when they orgasm, and immediately use their powers to rob banks. Now that's going to change! » 2/25/15 1:45pm 2/25/15 1:45pm

What if you had superpowers, but only when you were having sex?

Follow-up question: Do you think you could manage to rob a bank while having sex? I think it would be awkward, but we’ll find out thanks to Matt Fraction’s naughty new Image series. Plus Powerpuff Girls, drunken ninjas and mini-Marvel heroes, all in this week’s comics! » 9/24/13 12:30pm 9/24/13 12:30pm

Adorable kaiju birthday party has five-year-olds smashing a cardboard…

When both of your parents happen to be comic book writers, a rad birthday party is no big surprise. And for their son's fifth birthday, comic scribes Kelly Sue DeConnick (Captain Marvel) and Matt Fraction (Casanova) built him and his friends a miniature metropolis to demolish. » 9/10/12 9:25am 9/10/12 9:25am

In this week's comics, the Defenders and Voltron return, and Moebius…

A lot of nifty stuff is hitting the stores tomorrow, but let's just pause for a moment and reflect on the innate weirdness of Alex "Epic Realism" Ross painting Voltron. Goodness, that's bizarre. Not as weird as his League of Extraordinary Gentlemen/30 Rock mash-up, but still plum hilarious. On to the comics! » 12/06/11 9:55am 12/06/11 9:55am

Matt Fraction talks Casanova and the insanity awaiting the Marvel…

io9 recently had the opportunity to catch up with Marvel Comics megascribe Matt Fraction (Fear Itself, Invincible Iron Man) and pick his brain about some of his latest projects, such as Casanova: Avaritia (his gonzo espionage series with twin brothers Gabriel Bá and Fábio Moon) and his upcoming run on Defenders (which… » 11/07/11 2:10pm 11/07/11 2:10pm

In Marvel Comics' The Fearless, the superheroes stock up on magic…

In Marvel Comics' summer miniseries Fear Itself, a dark god known as The Serpent uses magic hammers to transform characters like the Hulk and the Thing into sociopathic Asgardian deities. » 9/04/11 1:45pm 9/04/11 1:45pm

Marvel Comics' top writers reveal the superheroes' next big challenge…

This summer, Marvel's been putting its superheroes through the wringer in Fear Itself, a miniseries in which a nefarious Asgardian god called The Serpent has a bone to pick with Odin. » 8/22/11 12:50pm 8/22/11 12:50pm

This week's comics bring us the war on fear, teenage fire-starters, and…

In tomorrow's new comics, the God of Fear rises to wage war on the entire Marvel universe, Hellboy travels back to the 1970s, Batman faces two of the DC universe's heaviest hitters, and a classic John Constantine story returns. » 4/05/11 9:00am 4/05/11 9:00am

In comics, it's the finale for Buffy Season 8 and John Constantine gets…

A duo of paranormal protagonists are having a productive week. Ms. Summers wraps up her comic series, and the snarkiest magician in comic history ties the knot. Plus, Steampunk Sarah Palin and tons more high concept weirdness! » 1/18/11 9:00am 1/18/11 9:00am

Marvel Comics unveils its next big event: "Fear Itself"

It's been a while since we've seen a massive company-wide event from Marvel, but today they've revealed their latest game changer: "Fear Itself," a seven-part miniseries penned by Matt Fraction that will kick off in March. » 12/21/10 11:45am 12/21/10 11:45am

New Thor, vintage horror, and an Elvis impersonator hitman invade…

It's a diverse line-up at your friendly neighborhood comic book store tomorrow. Among many things, there's new Thor and Walking Dead, classic horror tales from comic masters, and a reprint of a great graphic novel from the director of Mirrormask. » 9/21/10 9:00am 9/21/10 9:00am

Comic-Con's Sunday schedule is live — Smallville, Supernatural,…

Comic-Con's just posted their Sunday guide. After the onslaught of panels on Saturday, it's a much quieter day, with appearances from the Smallville and Supernatural crew, Matt Fraction, and a whole lot more (including Glee, if you're into that). » 7/11/10 10:15am 7/11/10 10:15am

Thursday comics herald the return of the Young Avengers, Casanova, and…

For this Thursday's comics, Marvel brings back a ton of high-profile heroes who've been on sabbatical. How high-profile? We're talking Steve Rogers, the Young Avengers, Matt Fraction's suave bastard spy Casanova Quinn, and Mick Anglo's lawsuit-prone Marvelman. That's a line-up. » 7/07/10 10:30am 7/07/10 10:30am

$100 Will Buy You The Next Best Thing To Tony Stark's Armor

Marvel omnibuses are jam-packed with story, large enough for the coffee table, and heavy enough to incapacitate burglars. This week, Marvel drops Volume 2 of old-school Invincible Iron Man yarns, and a new arc from Matt Fraction's Iron Man run. » 4/27/10 9:00am 4/27/10 9:00am

10 Of The Decade's Best SF Comics

It's been the decade where comic culture took over pop culture, and superheroes became movie stars. But what are some of our picks for the best comics from the last ten years? We're glad you - okay, we - asked. » 12/12/09 12:00pm 12/12/09 12:00pm

Casanova

Matt Fraction, Gabriel Ba and Fabio Moon's dimension-jumping, incestuous spy-fi series was a weird one: Self-conscious, self-referential and often self-mocking, there was nonetheless something about it than nonetheless worked and seemed curiously, wonderfully refreshing at a time when mainstream comics were more… » 12/12/09 12:00pm 12/12/09 12:00pm

Iron Man Videogame Takes Synergy To New Level

For fans of Marvel's tin-plated superhero Iron Man, Sega's tie-in to next year's Iron Man 2 movie may be the best videogame tie-in ever. The reason? It's being written by comic writer Matt Fraction... who also worked on the movie. » 7/22/09 6:30am 7/22/09 6:30am

Blame The X-Men For California's Prop 8

Before you accuse writer Matt Fraction of ripping off California's Proposition 8 anti-gay-marriage controversy for his new X-Men story surrounding the anti-mutant Proposition X, wait just a minute; you've got all it backwards, apparently. » 3/04/09 2:00pm 3/04/09 2:00pm

Michael Chabon, Matt Fraction, and the Nerd Cultural Insurgency (NCI)

I made it to the Michael Chabon (The Yiddish Policemen's Union) and Matt Fraction (Casanova) dual appearance at Wondercon, which was well worth it for anyone into literary comics - or comic-bookish literature. » 3/02/09 1:33pm 3/02/09 1:33pm

When Marvel's Franchises Clash!

If you thought everything was going bad for Marvel's superheroes before, apparently it's going to get worse; at Wondercon this weekend, Marvel announced a confrontation between the Dark Avengers and Uncanny X-Men. » 3/02/09 6:30am 3/02/09 6:30am