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'Wonder Woman' Officially Hires Director Patty Jenkins

A little over an hour ago, it was reported that Warner Bros. was seriously considering Angelina Jolie to replace Michelle MacLaren on Wonder Woman. Although she may have been considered, it looks like the studio is going in another direction...Show More Summary

10 'The Walking Dead' Facts for Your Delicious Brains

The Walking Dead brings a lot more to the table than endless zombie carnage, but did you know that the AMC horror-drama has given over 10 different names for the dead, without once using the Z-word? What sneaky reference to a canineShow More Summary

16 Forgotten Image Comics Action Figure Lines

A little over twenty years ago, a group of creators left the confines of Marvel Comics for the wild world of indies. By forming Image Comics, Jim Lee, Rob Liefeld, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri and Jim Valentino set a new precedent for comics. Of course, the 1990s were a dangerous time for the industry. Show More Summary

You'll Never Tire Of Reading This Comic: Titan Brings 'The Blacklist' to the Page

2015 is truly the year James Spader took over all media. Not only is the laconic actor portraying the title villain in Avengers: Age of Ultron, he's also making the jump from the screen to the page in Titan Comics' new comics series based on his TV show The Blacklist. Show More Summary

Outrage and Complacency: Responses to Frank Cho's Spider-Gwen Cover

You may have missed it, but last week Frank Cho posted an image he'd drawn on a sketch cover of Spider-Gwen in a pose reminiscent of the Milo Manara Spider-Woman cover that drew a lot of negative attention. Many people were grossed out by Cho's drawing, including Spider-Gwen artist Robbi Rodriguez, while others jumped to Cho's defense, like J. Show More Summary

Supervised by Frankie: The Comics of Rachel Dukes [Hire This Woman]

Rachel Dukes is a cartoonist who has a diverse body of work, including contributions to the Subcultures and Beyond anthologies and a Steven Universe comic, as well as her own self-published Frankie Comics about her cat. Dukes has her first graphic novel, Let Me Walk You Home, coming out through Abrams in the fall. Continue reading…

Netflix's 'Daredevil' Now Available to the Blind With Audio Description Track

This weekend’s launch of Marvel’s Netflix series Daredevil was met with resounding success, though the visually impaired quickly noted that the streaming service had not catered the show about a blind superhero to their needs. Now, Netflix...Show More Summary

'The Flash' Season 1 Recap, Episode 18, 'All-Star Team-Up'

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

'Guardians of the Galaxy 2' Director James Gunn Says the Sequel Is All About Dads

Another week, another quick update from James Gunn on Guardians of the Galaxy 2. The film isn’t set to hit theaters until 2017, but the director is still offering up plot tidbits and hints as he works on completing the screenplay. One...Show More Summary

The Identity of the New Batman Has Been Revealed [Spoilers]

The headline of this article is kind of a minor spoiler already, but DC itself let it out in its June solicitations; Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's Batman #41 will feature a brand-new Batman who kind of looks like a robot with bunny...Show More Summary

Best Comic Books Ever (This Week) – New Releases For April 15, 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

The Evolution of Wonder Woman: Best Wonder Woman Stories by Decade

Many of comics’ most popular heroes have been around for decades, and in the case of the big names from the publisher now known as DC Comics, some have been around for a sizable chunk of a century. As these characters passed throughShow More Summary

Report: DC's 'Constantine' Formally Canceled at NBC

Amid the flurry of new superhero TV series in development, NBC’s Constantine never quite caught on the way DC’s A-List CW stars or even Marvel’s minimalist approach did. Now, a report has surfaced suggesting NBC might formally have pulled the plug on Constantine, leaving the demon-fighting detective without a home (for now). Continue reading…

Dynamite Teams With BitTorrent Bundle for $6 Deal

Over the past year or so, comics publishers have jumped onto the online bundle bandwagon with both feet, offering up deals via HumbleBundle and StoryBundle, among other outlets. Now, Dynamite is trying a deal through yet another medium: BitTorrent. Show More Summary

'Suicide Squad' Officially Begins Filming Now That Jared Leto's Hair Is Done

After months of casting, pre-production photos and the state of Jared Leto’s hair affairs, Suicide Squad is officially, finally filming. Director David Ayer has been bucking the studio trend when it comes to superhero films, and he’s remained very open and communicative about the project on Twitter. Show More Summary

Marvel's 'AKA Jessica Jones': First Look at David Tennant's Purple Man

Now that Marvel’s Netflix Daredevil has come and gone, kicking off the first of our Defenders toward an inevitable teamup, focus shifts to the second installment in AKA Jessica Jones. We’ve seen Krysten Ritter milling about on set as...Show More Summary

A Return to 'Pride and Prejudice' with Illustrator Janet K. Lee [Back Pages]

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a comics fan in possession of a good fortune must be in want of new illustrations. Or so the saying almost goes. Jane Austen's novel Pride and Prejudice remains one of the most loved and widely-read...Show More Summary

Remembering Herb Trimpe, Legendary Artist on 'Hulk', 'G.I. Joe' and 'Godzilla'

Herb Trimpe, the prolific and talented penciller perhaps best known for his work on Hulk and G.I. Joe, and for being the first artist to draw Wolverine, has passed at the age of 75. With a career that spanned seven decades, he built a reputation as one of the medium's most dependable and distinctive creative voices. Continue reading…

ALA's Most Challenged Books List of 2014 Includes 'Drama', 'Saga' and 'Persepolis'

The American Library Association (ALA) announced their list of Most Challenged Books in 2014, and three comics were on the list: Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis, Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples' Saga, and Raina Telgemeier's Drama. These...Show More Summary

12 Facts You May Not Have Known About Supergirl

With Supergirl's new CBS TV series set to debut this fall, this week we're taking a closer look at the Maid of Might, Superman's most famous and convoluted cousin. Find out how Kal-El might have been the last son of Krypton but not its...Show More Summary

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