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Bizarro Back Issues: Steve Ditko's 'The Missing Man' Misses Just About Everything (1983)

All things considered, Steve Ditko has had a pretty strange career. I mean, he co-created Spider-Man and Dr. Strange and Squirrel Girl, and went solo to create the Question, Blue Beetle, and Shade the Changing Man, and even nowadays, he's still going, quietly producing creator-owned work from a studio in Manhattan. Show More Summary

12 Facts You May Not Have Known About the X-Men

Everyone loves comic book trivia, but with 75 years of superhero comics behind us right now, there’s always some new obscure fact to learn. That’s why ComicsAlliance is going deep into the minutiae of your favorite characters in our continuing video series. Show More Summary

'Arrow' Keeps Olicity in Focus With First Season 4 Photo

Arrow Season 4 has yet to debut any official footage (Creator Marc Guggenheim is hard at work on a trailer), but our latest check-in with Star City at least assures that all is well with Olicity. After speeding into the sunset last season, Oliver and Felicity look to be in good spirits with Arrow Season 4's first official photo. Continue reading…

The Dark Judges Get A Nightmarish New Origin In '2000 AD' #1946 [Preview]

Aside from Rob Schneider, the Dark Judges are probably Judge Dredd's most notable foes --- and they're definitely some of the most terrifying characters in comics. So terrifying, in fact, that they have inspired an actual nightmare for...Show More Summary

Born 102 Years Ago Today: We Have Met the Maestro, And He Is Walt Kelly

If a reader today is at all familiar with Walt Kelly's long-running comic strip Pogo, their familiarity may simply be with the most widely circulated quote from the strip, “We have met the enemy, and he is us,” which appeared in the strip in 1970 and the same year on a poster for the first Earth Day celebration, and was repeated in 1971. Show More Summary

Ryan Browne Launches Kickstarter For Expanded, Full-Color And Completely Improvised 'Blast Furnace'

If you're familiar with Ryan Browne's work from God Hates Astronauts, his ongoing series from Image, then you already know that he makes some weird comics. I mean, honestly, weirdness is kind of GHA's defining characteristic, right down to the first volume's focus on a superhero whose giant head explodes and is then replaced with a spectral cow. Show More Summary

'Gambit' Wants Lea Seydoux to Take the Lead Opposite Channing Tatum

A few weeks back we learned that a few actresses were on 20th Century Fox’s shortlist to star opposite Channing Tatum in Gambit: Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation breakout star Rebecca Ferguson, Mad Max: Fury Road’s Abbey Lee, and Spectre’s Lea Seydoux. Show More Summary

'Guardians of the Galaxy' Shows Drax's Softer Side in New Origin Clips

We don’t yet know how deeply the next Guardians of the Galaxy will delve into the history of its core five (save for Star-Lord’s pappy), while Disney XD’s upcoming animated series has taken care to introduce detailed origins glossed over by the films. Show More Summary

Funko Puts a Little Vinyl Sugar on Batman '66

The great thing about the Batman 1966 licensing boom that we've been in for the past year or so has been the variety of collectibles commemorating the fan-favorite series. For a long time, we just didn't have much to work with when it...Show More Summary

'The Walking Dead' Goes for a Drive in First Season 6 Clip, New Promo

Fear The Walking Dead may have re-started the zombie apocalypse with last night’s premiere, but the mothership is already pulling us back to its Season 6 future by the first official clip. See what Abraham and Sasha are up to outside of Alexandria, plus new promo! Continue reading…

Comics Alliance Presents 'Kate or Die' in 'It's Dangerous to Go Alone! (Sometimes)'

ComicsAlliance Presents “Kate or Die,” a series of exclusive comic strips created by one of our favorite cartoonists, Kate Leth! In this episode, Kate has some advice for people starting out in comics, on being aware of the ways that people might try to take advantage of you, and on the importance of building a support network. Continue reading…

Tamashii Nations' Brilliant Samurai Interprations of Star Wars Just Keep Getting Better

Since 1978, there have almost always been Star Wars figures of some kind of the pegs at your local toy shop. There was a bit of a lull for a few years between the end of Kenner's run and the start of Hasbro's, but these days it's almost impossible to walk into a store and not find some kind of Star Wars toys. Show More Summary

AMC's 'Preacher' Summons First Disgusting Looks at 'Arseface' and Cassidy

It’s been a good long while since we’ve heard from AMC’s Seth Rogen-Evan Goldberg shepherded Preacher, even as our first photo failed to shed much light on its characters. Now, new set photos have revealed a much clearer look at fan-favorite characters ‘Arseface’ and the vampire Cassidy, though you may wish to gird your stomachs. Continue reading…

New 'Gotham' Season 2 Photo Takes Us Into Bruce's Batty Future

As Gotham Season 2's promotion ramps up, focus continually aims at the colorful villains emerging throughout the city, rather than young Bruce Wayne’s cowled future. Still, a new photo takes us inside the major Bat-revelation of Season 1's finale, while Ben McKenzie offers his take on when the series should introduce a full-grown Batman. Continue reading…

'Arrow' Star Stephen Amell Emerges Victorious At WWE SummerSlam

For the past few weeks, the most interesting story going into WWE's SummerSlam event was definitely the tag team match that saw Arrow star Stephen Amell becoming the latest celebrity to step into the wrestling ring. Partnering up with...Show More Summary

First 'Flash' Season 2 Photo Teases a S.T.A.R. Labs Break-In, Plus Finale Answers

The Flash left us with more than a few timey-wimey questions from its first season finale, but the first official Season 2 photo may afford some speedy answers. Learn what happened after the Central City black hole, and see what’s got S.T.A.R. Labs so jumpy in the first Flash Season 2 photo! Continue reading…

Best Cosplay Ever (This Week): She-Hulk, Pacific Rim, Moon Knight, Diablo III and More

Although cosplay has been present for decades within the comics, anime, and sci-fi/fantasy fandoms, social media has played an integral role in the thriving communities of costuming that exist, such as Cosplay.com and the Superhero Costuming Forum. Show More Summary

Ranger Station Episode 2: High Five

With almost 800 episodes over the course of 22 years, the Power Rangers television show is arguably the single most successful live-action superhero franchise of all time, and certainly one of the strangest. Adapted from Japan's long-running...Show More Summary

Variations on a Theme: Formula and the Sublime in George Herriman's Krazy Kat

The premise is always the same: Cat loves mouse. Mouse hits cat with brick. Dog takes mouse to prison. While not literally every installment of George Herriman's Krazy Kat follows this exact premise, this is the framework around which the strip was built. Show More Summary

Tonight There's Gonna Be A Jailbreak, Somewhere In 'Teen Titans' #11 [Preview]

Historically speaking, the Teen Titans have not had a really great time dealing with adults. If it's not a one-eyed weirdo trying to murder them with swords and juvenile delinquents, it's a cult leader who literally drinks blood trying to turn them over to demonic ancestors. Show More Summary

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