Before They Fall, Meet The Hulks

Why are there now seven Hulks (Three of whom are children of the original Hulk)? What are the differences between them all? And where did this all get started? We explain all for beginners and Hulk-curious bystanders. » 11/30/09 4:30pm 11/30/09 4:30pm

Marvel Sees Double With New Hulk War

What happens when one World War Hulk isn't enough? Marvel plans to answer that in a new storyline spanning the Hulk franchise this December, as Jeph Loeb and Greg Pak team-up to write smash-filled sequel World War Hulks. Spoilers ahead. » 7/24/09 3:30pm 7/24/09 3:30pm

Learn the Rules of Crossover Comic Perfection

With Marvel's Secret Invasion in full swing and DC's Final Crisis mere weeks away, it's worth looking at just what it is about superhero comics' crossover summer events that make them the four-color equivalent of your first sexual experience. They're something you get all excited about ahead of time before the actual… » 4/09/08 11:20am 4/09/08 11:20am

Hulk Smash Military Industrial Complex!

Over the weekend at WonderCon, author Douglas Wolk (Reading Comics) gave a talk about the not-so-secret allegorical tales that lurk beneath the BAM! POW! of your typical superhero comic book. I caught Wolk on the con floor and asked him to explain the political subtext of Greg Pak's recent World War Hulk series. In… » 2/25/08 7:40am 2/25/08 7:40am

io9 Talks to "World War Hulk" and BSG Comics Writer Greg Pak

Greg Pak's Robot Stories was one of our favorite indie science fiction films of recent years. It explored people's emotional relationships with robots — and robots' relationships with each other — through three short narratives. Now Pak is writing comics, including the recent World War Hulk and a Battlestar Galactica » 1/04/08 10:00am 1/04/08 10:00am

Get Your Friends Hooked On The Legion

Does the Legion of Super Heroes confuse your loved ones? This gang of super-powered teenagers in the 30th century has an admittedly complicated backstory, including a dozen home planets and a billion soap-operatic entanglements. Luckily, the perfect holiday gift is also the best Legion teaching tool. Eye For An Eye,… » 12/18/07 9:00am 12/18/07 9:00am