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AMC's 'Preacher' Casts 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Star Ruth Negga as Tulip

Where AMC’s Preacher adaptation had reportedly eyed Howard Stark, er … Dominic Cooper as its titular lead, A Marvel-ous new twist has arisen. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. star Ruth Negga has transformed into the first official member of the Preacher cast, playing the role of the iconic Tulip. Continue reading…

Ask Chris: Being Part of the Problem

This week's question is one that Chris has had to ask himself: What do you do when you realize you're part of the problem? Continue reading…

A Statement Regarding Chris Sims and His Harassment of Val D'Orazio

In light of recent events, we have written this statement on our senior writer Chris Sims and his harassment of Val D'Orazio. Continue reading…

'Lighten Up' is Ronald Wimberly's Must-Read Commentary on Race In Comics

Today, The Nib released a beautiful and evocative comic by cartoonist Ronald Wimberly about race in comics. Wimberly tells the story of how a Marvel editor asked him to change the skin color of a character who had been historically Mexican and African-American. Show More Summary

Dangerous Art: Jeff Lemire on 'Bloodshot: Reborn,' Comics With a Point of View, and His Career

In his decade-plus as a comics writer and artist, Jeff Lemire has worn a lot of different hats: Indie darling, trailblazing Vertigo comics creator, DC Comics' go-to superhero writer. Now, he's found something like a middle road. He's...Show More Summary

'The Flash' Season 1 Recap, Episode 15, 'Out of Time'

Welcome back to Up To Speed, home of the the Flashest Recaps Alive. Here we’ll recap the latest episode of The Flash, dispense some Flash Facts and talk about what works, what doesn’t and where the series might be headed, as we try and...Show More Summary

Best Comic Books Ever (This Week) – New Releases For March 18, 2015

The question most often asked of the ComicsAlliance staff is a variation of, "Which comic books should I be reading?" or, "I'm new to comics, what's a good place to start?" The Wednesday deluge of new comic books, graphic novels andShow More Summary

Sukagawa, Japan Honors Eiji Tsuburaya With Four New Ultraman Statues

My tokusatsu preferences have always leaned towards the Super Sentai and Kamen Rider franchises, but it's impossible to overstate the popularity of Ultraman. Created by Eiji Tsuburaya, the series launched in 1967 and has continued with a run of popular TV shows and movies ever since. Show More Summary

Organic, Very Human: An Interview with E.K. Weaver [Hire This Woman]

Hire This Woman is a recurring feature on ComicsAlliance that shines a spotlight on female comics creators, whether they're relative newcomers or experienced pros who are ready to break out. In an overwhelmingly male business, we want...Show More Summary

Watch This: Nick Posts The Hour-Long 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Battle For New York' Online, And It's Bonkers

I've been completely in the tank for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comics ever since I caught up, but to be honest, I've had a much harder time getting into the animated series that's running on Nickelodeon. I've liked pretty much...Show More Summary

Feminist, Queer, And Lots of Fun: 'Cassius' from Emily Willis and Ann Uland [Back Pages]

We're always looking for new comics to champion, and Cassius, from Emily Willis and Ann Uland, immediately caught our attention with the promise not only of Romans, but ass-kicking Roman lesbians. The proposed three-arc series plotsShow More Summary

The 'Vocal Minority' And Artistic Integrity In Comics

Things got interesting over the past few days for comics folks who keep their ear to online skirmishes over how welcoming comics is or isn't --- and how welcoming comics should be in the first place. Between the new Killing Joke-inspired...Show More Summary

Black Widow Adds Spark to Hot Toys Avengers: Age of Ultron Line

Though she was hinted at during Toy Soul late last year, Hot Toys officially revealed the Avengers: Age of Ultron Black Widow figure today. With a new 'do, uniform, weapons and more, Black Widow has never looked better. Well, except in her Captain America: The Winter Solider form, which had the exact same head sculpt. Continue reading…

Marvel and Icon Comic Book Releases for June 2015 [Solicitations]

Courtesy of Marvel, ComicsAlliance brings you an advance look at new periodical comic books, collected editions and graphic novels going on sale in June 2015 (and in some cases beyond) from the publisher’s mainline Marvel Universe titles,...Show More Summary

Archie Is Doing A Digital Collection Of Stories About Wrestling, Confirming Our 'Best Timeline' Status

Those of you who haven't been obsessively keeping track of which Archie Comics are available to buy at 3:00 AM might not be aware of this, but the publisher has been putting out pretty inexpensive digital collections for a while now that are all built around a certain theme. Show More Summary

Kirby Krackle Urges You To 'Mutate, Baby!' With New Album

Nerd-rock group Kirby Krackle has been making geek rock and roll for years now, and is releasing their fifth studio album, Mutate, Baby today. The band sings about a little of everything related to geek culture: comics, video games, genre television, and general geek experiences. Show More Summary

The Complete History of Comic-Book Movies, Chapter 7: 'Superman' (1948)

ScreenCrush editor, comic-book lover, and undiagnosed masochist Matt Singer is systematically watching every single (American) comic-book movie ever made in the order in which they were released. This week in The Complete History of Comic-Book Movies: Faster than a speeding bullet, the Man of Steel arrives on the big screen. Continue reading…

'Suicide Squad' Rumor Explains Batman's Involvement

We’ve been hearing a lot of rumors about David Ayer’s Suicide Squad over the last week or so, specifically pertaining to the Joker, which will reportedly be based on Frank Miller’s version of the iconic villain in The Dark Knight Returns. Show More Summary

Exclusive: IDW Announces 'Miracleman Artifact Edition' [Preview]

Miracleman, aka Marvelman, has one of the most convoluted publishing histories in comics. Created by Mick Anglo, but very closely modeled on Fawcett's Captain Marvel, the character has passed between several owners and publishers over the years, and run afoul of all sorts of legal entanglements. Show More Summary

Get Ur Freak On: Waid and Haspiel's 'The Fox' Returns in 'Fox Hunt' #1 [Review]

Before Archie Comics announced their intentions to relaunch a handful of their old superhero properties in a new line called "Dark Circle" — but not too long before — Dean Haspiel, Mark Waid and company revived one of those characters in their five-part Fox miniseries that ran from 2013-2014. Show More Summary

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