How Comics Readers Finally Got To See Magneto's Face

In the movies, Magneto has spent as much time out of costume as in it. But there was a time when comic readers only saw Magneto's face from behind his helmet. Here's the story of how readers finally got to see the man behind the mask — plus the original pencil drawings of the reveal! » 6/25/14 4:20pm 6/25/14 4:20pm

Comic Book Artist Neal Adams Is Here To Answer Your Questions!

Comic book artist Neal Adams is here to answer your questions! Ask him about his work on X-Men, the Green Lantern... and transforming Batman into the Dark Knight that we know today. » 6/25/14 10:33am 6/25/14 10:33am

Overlords Among Us: Amazing Artwork of Clarke's Childhood's End

People have been trying for years to get a movie of Arthur C. Clarke's Childhood's End off the ground — and there has been some amazing artwork depicting Clarke's Overlords. Including a design by creature-designer extraordinaire Wayne Barlowe, and drawings by Batman artist Neal Adams! » 1/28/14 1:52pm 1/28/14 1:52pm

The weirdest political messages in the history of comics

Every now and again, comic book writers try to infuse superheroes' foibles with societal relevance or their own personal political beliefs. But in fictional worlds where Galactus the World Devourer tries to eat the biosphere every two weeks, these attempts can get downright baffling. » 10/24/12 12:30pm 10/24/12 12:30pm

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Neal Adams to draw The First X-Men, a miniseries starring Wolverine and…

Forty-odd years ago, Neal Adams was having the time of his life illustrating Roy Thomas' scripts for The Uncanny X-Men, only to see the comic almost immediately canceled. » 5/14/12 4:10pm 5/14/12 4:10pm

Great Comics Artists Who Redefined Batman

Batman's appearance is intended to provoke superstitious cowardice among the criminal element of Gotham City — but it's also become a part of our culture. The bat-ears, cowl and dark silhouette are instantly recognizable. And when you think "superhero," Bruce Wayne's cape and cowl are among the most likely images to… » 12/14/11 1:01pm 12/14/11 1:01pm

A beginner's guide to Green Lantern

Green Lantern is quite possibly the most fiendishly complicated of all the superheroes, surrounded by cosmic mythology, strange aliens, and convoluted backstory. But let us help you through the insanity with this beginner's guide to all things Green Lantern. » 6/16/11 4:30pm 6/16/11 4:30pm

3 awesome depictions of the golem in art

Halloween is here, and although Frankenstein get all the press, we're going to showcase a lesser known (but no less distinguished) manmade man: the golem! Here are some portrayals of this Hebrew homunculus in film, comics, and music. » 10/31/10 9:55am 10/31/10 9:55am

Batman Arms Himself For New Big Name Series

Bruce Wayne seems to be dropping his long-standing aversion to firearms in these new preview images from the still-unofficial Batman: Odyssey series, uniting two of the Dark Knight's most famous (and influential) creators, Neal Adams and Frank Miller. » 9/21/09 12:43pm 9/21/09 12:43pm

Neal Adams' Vision For The Forever War That Never Was

Now that we're all excited about Ridley Scott's Forever War » 10/16/08 3:40pm 10/16/08 3:40pm movie, it's worth looking back at the version by Stuart Gordon () that we almost had in the early 80s. Gordon, who later worked with Forever War author Joe Haldeman on , came close to making a PBS miniseries of the epic war novel, but ended up turning it into…