In praise of that nameless guy who was always yelling on old comic…

Comic books have come a long way since the 1960s, but publishers have since sadly phased out one of my favorite aesthetic flourishes: that histrionic nobody who was perpetually screaming his lungs out on the front page. » 5/23/11 3:20pm 5/23/11 3:20pm

Is this the most insane comic Stan Lee's ever written?

In 1962's Strange Tales #94, Stan Lee and Jack Kirby teamed up to create the short comic "SAVE ME FROM THE WEED!" In this tale, a weed is bombarded with radioactive dust and immediately conspires to take over the world. » 5/08/11 5:15pm 5/08/11 5:15pm

Wednesday comics = new Kick-Ass, Lex Luthor, and some very Strange Tales

What's new in comic shops this week? Ed Brubaker wraps up his latest Incognito miniseries, Bill Willingham pulls the plug on Jack of Fables, and enough one-shot comics are out to wallpaper your bedroom. » 3/29/11 9:00am 3/29/11 9:00am

10 graphic novels that make great gifts (for people who don't read…

Giving comics to your non-comics-reading loved ones is a tricky proposition...and you doled out copies of All-Star Superman last year. Fortunately, there are plenty of other splendid comics out there for folks who can't distinguish Daisy Duck from Dormammu. » 12/01/10 4:33pm 12/01/10 4:33pm

This week, Firefly's Shepherd Book finally gets an origin story!

Derrial Book was one of the most enigmatic characters on Firefly, and almost a decade after the show premiered, we're finally getting some answers in the good Shepherd's very own graphic novel. » 11/02/10 9:10am 11/02/10 9:10am

Things get very strange in the Marvel Universe this Wednesday

What's up with this week's comic haul? New Batman , Shadowland, and Locke and Key! Also, the second installment of Marvel's Strange Tales anthology is out! This comic features a ton of indie creators reinterpreting merry Marvel weirdness. » 10/12/10 9:15am 10/12/10 9:15am

Find Sweet Teeth And Strange Tales In This Week's Comics

Even though Mickey Mouse now owns your favorite comic publisher, that doesn't mean that it's all change in the world of comic books. Yes, tomorrow is still new comic book day, and that can only mean New Comics We Crave. » 9/01/09 9:00am 9/01/09 9:00am