How Soon Could Grant Ward Find Redemption On Agents Of SHIELD?

Agent Grant Ward went to some really dark places in the tail end of Agents of SHIELD's first season. Can he come back from that? We caught up with actor Brett Dalton and he told us his hopes for Grant's future. Plus J. August Richards told us what's in store for the killer cyborg Deathlok. Spoilers ahead... » 7/30/14 3:30pm Yesterday 3:30pm

Here's Why Comic Con 2014 Was Actually Great For Comics

Is San Diego Comic Con still for comics? For years, people have bemoaned the fact that SDCC is increasingly about movies and TV, and now comics retailers are giving up. Yesterday, we listed comics as one of the "losers" of Comic-Con, but veteran journalist and Image Comics staffer David Brothers disagrees. Here's why. » 7/29/14 3:50pm Tuesday 3:50pm

How Batman Manages To Keep His Secret Identity Secret

Yes, the costumes superheroes use to hide their alter egos are sometimes so transparent as to border on the absurd. But would it really so easy to connect the masked vigilante swinging through the streets with billionaire Bruce Wayne? This real life story has us convinced it may be a bit trickier than we think. » 7/17/14 4:20pm 7/17/14 4:20pm

Gene Yang Gives Comics' First Asian American Superhero A Superb Origin

Superheroes may be the dominant subject for comics, but when Gene Luen Yang, creator of American Born Chinese, Boxers & Saints, and other remarkable comics, sets his writing talents to the genre, it becomes something fresh. In The Shadow Hero, Yang takes the first Asian American superhero in comics and writes him… » 7/16/14 3:20pm 7/16/14 3:20pm

Which Change To A Character Did Purists Overreact To The Most?

We all get attached to certain versions of characters, and when they get changed or updated, it can be annoying. So we end up debating whether Constantine needs to be bisexual, or whether Thor can be a woman. But sometimes, it just gets silly. Which update to a character were purists most needlessly upset by? » 7/16/14 1:28pm 7/16/14 1:28pm