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Ask Chris #328: The WildStorm Blues

Q: Why aren't the Wildstorm characters a comfortable fit in the modern, edgier DC Universe? — @jdkrach A: With Warren Ellis and Jon Davis Hunt reviving it in the pages of The Wild Storm --- and with characters like Midnighter and Apollo...Show More Summary

'Supergirl' Star Explains Change to Mr. Mxyzptlk's Comic Appearance

Shows like Flash and Supergirl have done surprisingly well to recreate the classic comic look of certain DC characters, though many curious about the latter’s take on Mr. Mxyzptlk were surprised to see Peter Gadiot’s portrayal looking so much like … well, Peter Gadiot. Show More Summary

'Stranger Things' Star Millie Bobby Brown Visits 'Avengers: Infinity War' Set, World Does Not Implode

Somewhere, a Tumblr user’s brain is melting because their mash-up art just came to life and now they’re wondering what to do next with such great artistic responsibility (hint: look toward the White House). Two beloved pop culture entities...Show More Summary

Hey Now, You're a Star-Lord, Get Mjolnir, Go Play With Hasbro's Marvel Legends Roleplay Gear

Last year, Hasbro introduced a new level of collectible roleplay gear into the Marvel Legends brand. Since Captain America: Civil War was the Marvel Studios movie of the moment, the line kicked off with a replica Captain America shield and an electronic Iron Man helmet for (most) adult heads. Show More Summary

Cast Party: Who Should Star In An 'Empowered' Movie? [Love & Sex Week]

This week, since we're focusing on Love and Sex across the site, I thought it would be fun to cast Adam Warren's Empowered, a highly sexualized manga-influenced superhero comedy. The book's title character is a young superhero who gets...Show More Summary

Artists Pay Homage To A Fallen Friend With 'The Mike Wieringo Tellos Tribute'

When comics artist Mike Wieringo died suddenly in 2007, the industry lost an extraordinary talent and a man who was well loved by many. While best known for his work on The Flash and Fantastic Four with writer Mark Waid, Wieringo also collaborated with writer Todd Dezago on a creator-owned series for Image called Tellos. Show More Summary

MVP: Who Is The Greatest Golden Age Heroine? [Poll]

The world of comic books is full of debates as to who is the strongest, the fastest, the toughest or just the plain best, but it's often hard to come to a decisive idea about who is the greatest in their field. In MVP, we want to know...Show More Summary

Unsinkable Ship: Veronica and Betty Are Going Steady [Love & Sex Week]

I’ve been thinking a lot about Betty and Veronica lately. With Archie ‘n’ pals riding high in pop culture again thanks to Riverdale, it’s hard not to. Even with a faux-lesbian kiss that went nowhere, Riverdale reaffirms my belief that Betty and Veronica are totally in love. Hear me out. Continue reading…

10 Greatest Superhero Video Games

While capes and cowls dominating the box office is the new phenomenon, video games are no stranger to awesome tales of superheroics. With that in mind, we've scoured the streets of Gotham, taken a double-dose of radiation, and grabbed our shark repellents to put together this list most excelsior list of the 10 Greatest Superhero Games! Continue reading…

Ruckley and Mutti Will Tell the World About The Highlander's 'American Dream' [Exclusive Preview]

"There can be only one." It's a catch phrase that immediately calls back to one singular franchise, The Highlander. Though the film and television series both came to a rather unspectacular close way, way back, they both revealed the best way to tell new Highlander stories was to set them all in the past. Show More Summary

Screen & Page: Meet Heaven's Worst Angels In 'Panty & Stocking With Garterbelt'[Love & Sex Week]

It's Love & Sex Week here on ComicsAlliance and, while a quick glance at the internet will tell you there's a whole lot of anime that fit this subject, I decided to go with one that a) won't get me fired and b) is visually daring, funny, and occasionally just plain disgusting. Today, we're talking about Panty & Stocking With Garterbelt!!! Continue reading…

Dan Slott And Stuart Immonen Bring Norman Osborn Back In 'Amazing Spider-Man' #25 [Preview]

In superhero comics, there's nothing quite as iconic as seeing the triumphant hero clash with their ultimate nemesis, and for Spider-Man that rival is none other than The Green Goblin. In next month's The Amazing Spider-Man #25, DanShow More Summary

'Young Justice' Episode Guide: Season 1, Episode 24: 'Performance'

This week, it's the debut of Cartoon Network's hottest new show: Circus Teenz! "Performance" was written by Jon Weisman, directed by Michael Chang, and originally aired on April 7, 2012. Continue reading…

Sarah Vaughn On 'Deadman: Dark Mansion' And Why Queer Ghost Stories Matter [Love & Sex]

With the third volume out this month, Deadman: Dark Mansion of Forbidden Love by Sarah Vaughn with art by Lan Medina can now be experienced in full, with a collected volume out this summer. The book is a perfect mix of Gothic romance,...Show More Summary

Terry Faces The Truth In Jurgens And Chang's 'Batman Beyond' #5 [Exclusive Preview]

Batman Beyond --- or as it was called on my side of the Atlantic, Batman of the Future --- has such a strong fanbase that it's no surprise that it's become a staple of DC's publishing slate since its revival in comics form. DC has provided...Show More Summary

Ev-furry-body's Got One: Nine Furry Comics Crushes [Love & Sex Week]

If comics has taught us anything, it’s that anything can be illustrated, and if the internet has taught us anything, it’s that anything can be someone’s turn-on. Comics and furries go hand in hand, dating back farther than living memory,...Show More Summary

'Riverdale' Post-Show Analysis, Season 1 Episode 4: 'The Last Picture Show'

This week, Betty finds out the truth about Ms. Grundy, Jughead fights to keep the drive-in open, and Kevin Keller gets some smooches. "The Last Picture Show" was written by Michael Grassi and directed by Mark Piznarski. Continue reading…

Is This A Sexist Comic Book? Revisiting 'Cherry Poptart' [Love & Sex Week]

The Archie comics were created to be a beautiful slice of old-school Americana, as homey as apple pie. But just like apple pie, people eventually found a dirtier way to enjoy them. The erotic comic series Cherry Poptart was created by...Show More Summary

Good Thing: Fierce Fashion in Binglin Hu's 'Furesh Taste'

Artist Binglin Hu's Furesh Taste zine boasts furry anthropomorphic folks modeling tangerine handbags, teal jackets, and clothes that I lack the language to describe. This pay-what-you-want experience features four models — Balsamic the dog, Melon the sheep, Pit the monkey, and Sachima the tiger — flaunting four fashions each. Continue reading…

Kevin Smith Eyes Todd McFarlane 'Sam and Twitch' Series for BBC America

Well, Kevin Smith’s TV credits had to be leading somewhere, if not a Mallrats or Buckaroo Banzai series. Now, the recent Supergirl director has in mind to develop Spawn creator Todd McFarlane’s Sam and Twitch for a TV adaptation at BBC-America; both directing and writing. Continue reading…

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