Midnighter is The Best Portrayal of a Gay Superhero in Mainstream Comics

When Wildstorm became a DC Comics imprint, Midnighter became one of DC’s greatest gay characters. As part of DC’s recent publishing revamp he’s finally gotten a new solo series, a first in nearly a decade—and so far, Midnighter represents one of the best portrayals of an out superhero in comics right now. » 7/01/15 12:41pm Wednesday 12:41pm

Frank Miller’s All Star Batman & Robin Is So Bad, It's Actually Awesome

In 2005, DC teamed legendary Batman comic writer Frank Miller and equally legendary artist Jim Lee for what they clearly hoped would be the ultimate Batman comic. What they got was a comic in which Batman called Robin “retarded.” In short, they got the worst Batman comic ever made. And I love it. » 6/30/15 2:34pm Tuesday 2:34pm

In This Week's Comics, Canada Defends Itself From an American Invasion

Oh, and did we mention that the U.S. brought giant robots with them? And that this was written by Saga’s Brian K. Vaughn? We Stand On Guard leads the charge of all the coolest new comics starting this week, but it’s not all there is: Barb Wire makes her return! Space Knights! Grant Morrison madness! And more! » 6/30/15 2:20pm Tuesday 2:20pm

Marvel Just Revealed Its Entire "All-New, All-Different" Comic Universe

Whoa. We’ve been getting dribs and drabs of reveals for Marvel’s upcoming universal reboot over the past week, but it looks like the jackpot has just hit: Comics retailers across the world have received previews for 45(!) of Marvel’s new series, and it sounds like it’s a whole lot of crazy. » 6/30/15 9:15am 6/30/15 9:15am

The Inhumans Comic is Adding Heroes From Both X-Men and Fantastic Four

Marvel has wrapped up a week of comic book announcements with the official unveiling of The Uncanny Inhumans comic. We knew the Inhumans would be getting a series—duh, there’s a movie coming out—but what we didn’t know was that Team Inhumans would be bolstered by some major X-Men and Fantastic Four members. » 6/26/15 2:20pm 6/26/15 2:20pm

Which DC Comics Character Has The Most Ridiculous New Costume?

DC has refreshed its stable of comics once again, putting its characters in new situations— and most of them have gotten a new look to celebrate. But as usual with superhero makeovers, some are less successful than others. So we’re going to put on our fashion-hats and rate what’s hot and what’s not in the DC Universe! » 6/25/15 1:24pm 6/25/15 1:24pm

The All-Female Avengers Team Will Survive Secret Wars with a New Series

It seems like this is the week Marvel have decided to lift the lid on their “All-New” comics universe—and the latest new series announcement is indeed a welcome one. The A-Force, the first ever all-female Avengers group, will spin off of their Secret Wars miniseries and become a full part of the Marvel Universe. » 6/25/15 9:40am 6/25/15 9:40am