Marvel's Shapeshifting Aliens Reveal Illusion of Change

Despite telling readers to "embrace change," Marvel's Secret Invasion only offered changes that are cosmetic and temporary. With the final part of the big comic event hitting stores this past week, we look at why this latest alien invasion disappointed, and was ultimately all about the status quo. » 12/06/08 12:00pm 12/06/08 12:00pm

ESPN Embraces Change, Confuses Viewers

Marvel's "Embrace Change" advertising campaign for the last couple of months of their Secret Invasion » 9/17/08 11:00am 9/17/08 11:00am event made the leap onto the small screen last night, with a new television commercial running on - of all places - ESPN. Just in case you weren't watching the Bricktown Showdown, we've got the ad for you right here.…

Our New Alien Overlords Just Want To Help

They may have already taken over Twitter » 9/06/08 11:00am 9/06/08 11:00am, but anyone reading this week's Marvel comics will have seen that the Skrull brand of alien passive-aggressiveness has started infecting the offline world as well. we embrace change, if change is defined by allowing ourselves to be overrun by alien invaders who wish to save us …

Hippos And Robots And Hellboy Oh My In This Week's Comics

It's another of those slow weeks in comic stores - which, considering comics aren't hitting the streets until Thursday this week, may not be that bad a thing. (Blame last week's holiday; apparently, the price for independence is that your comics are late a week afterwards.) While publishers try to plug the gap with… » 7/08/08 9:00am 7/08/08 9:00am