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Never Mind This Week's Comics, Look At The Boxes

I swear to God, it's absolutely not a comment on the quality of this week's comics when I tell you that the best thing arriving in comic book stores this week is a lunch box. I promise you, it's not like this week's comics are bad or anything, but come on: Look at this lunchbox and tell me that you're not tempted. You… » 6/03/08 9:00am 6/03/08 9:00am

You Won't Need A PhD In DC Comics To Understand New Weekly

DC Comics is still in love with weekly comics, judging from its latest announcements about its plans for 2008. DC will put out two more sequels to its first weekly success story, 52. But also, DC plans a third weekly comic, on the heels of 52 and the current Countdown. DC will also put out a low-priced one-off special… » 2/11/08 8:00am 2/11/08 8:00am

The Cursor Is Your Friend In Scifi Text Adventure Games

Before video games were blasting you into 80 billion megapixels with enough raw processing power to send a human to Jupiter and back, they used to exist as mere words on the screen. Much like audiobooks, text adventure games exist halfway between reading and watching a movie. In the heyday of text games, Infocom… » 1/11/08 6:00pm 1/11/08 6:00pm