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AMC Eyes 'History of Comic Books' With New Robert Kirkman Series

AMC’s love of comic book culture has spread like wildfire in recent years, from two Walking Dead series to Kevin Smith’s Comic Book Men to Preacher, and now Dead creator Robert Kirkman will fan the flames. The network has officially commissioned a new History of Comic Books docu-series exploring the medium’s very origins into 2017. Continue reading…

Best Comic Books Ever (This Week): New Releases for May 18 2016

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

Can Dark Archery Beat Robot Spiders In John Barrowman's 'Arrow: The Dark Archer' Chapter 10?

My understanding of TV's Arrow comes largely from reading ComicsAlliance's weekly recaps. Because of that, I assumed that --- Flash and Legends of Tomorrow crossovers notwithstanding --- it wasn't the kind of show that really lent itself to battles against cybernetic spider monsters. Show More Summary

Chloe Bennet Calls Out Marvel Movies for Ignoring 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. paid the requisite lip service to Captain America: Civil War by last week’s ante-penultimate hour (also unintentionally eulogizing Agent Carter in the process), but series star Chloe Bennet appears to have had enough of the one-way street. Show More Summary

Dwayne Johnson Is Making a 'Cool Movie' With Shane Black in 2017

Another week, another exciting Instagram update from our crazy-busy, impossibly charming and totally ripped pal Dwayne Johnson. Despite his increasingly crowded schedule, it looks like Johnson may have finally found some time to devote...Show More Summary

'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Season 4 Will Move Timeslots, 'Go a Little Darker'

Fans of Marvel’s ABC block took small comfort after the cancellations of Agent Carter and Most Wanted that Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. would at least return for Season 4, and ahead of tonight’s finale, the Avengers-adjacent drama has some big news of its own. Show More Summary

Kevin Feige Explains Why Natalie Portman Won't Appear in 'Thor: Ragnarok'

Natalie Portman not showing up in the next Thor movie, Thor: Ragnarok, is not news. (Neither is the addition of Tessa Thompson to the cast in her absence.) We’ve known that for a few months now. The explanation for Portman’s absenceShow More Summary

Dynamite Day 2016 Unveils New 'Battlestar Galactica', 'Evil Ernie' Titles And More

Dynamite declared today “Dynamite Day 2016,” announcing several new comics featuring some of its best-known licenses. The four new titles celebrate anniversaries, collect some spectacular art, and in one case endorses a new presidential...Show More Summary

100 X-Men: How Do Forge, Dazzler, Husk, Dark Beast & Multiple Man Rate As Great X-Men?

Who are the greatest ever X-Men? We’re going to try to answer that question with your help, by putting the spotlight on different individual X-Men from across the franchise’s long history and pairing up your votes with the votes and opinions of our panel of highly opinionated X-Men fans. Show More Summary

Solve Crimes With Forbidden Knowledge That Will Surely Drive You Mad In Van Lente And Vilanova's 'Weird Detective'

Honestly, Fred Van Lente and Guiu Vilanova's Weird Detective had me at "Cthulhu Crime." Seriously, that's one of those magic combinations of words that will get me to give pretty much anything a shot even before I see anything else about it. Show More Summary

AMC's 'Preacher' Goes Cosmic in First Four-Minute Sneak Peek

Debuting its first episode in less than a week, AMC’s Preacher has managed to keep a majority of its supernatural bent under wraps, but gets far weirder by its very first scene. See for yourself, as the first four-minute opening scene has arrived, taking us far from God’s country at first, but not without a bit of toilet humor. Continue reading…

If You Love 'Hamilton', Try These Comics Next

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hip-hop broadway musical Hamilton is one of the biggest crossover success stories in recent memory, and everyone’s going crazy for its stunning music, compelling narrative, and diverse cast. The musical is aboutShow More Summary

'Generation Zero', 'Harbingers Renegade', 'Britannia' and More Revealed At Valiant Summit

The second annual Valiant Summit just wrapped at the UCB Theatre in New York City, the Belle of the East Coast. Broadcast on livestream, the summit saw several writers and artists take to the stage to talk about a string of new books...Show More Summary

Give 'Em Elle: Worlds Full of Superheroes

Welcome to Give ‘Em Elle, a weekly column that hopes to bridge the gap between old school comics fandom and the progressive edge of comics culture. This week I’ve been thinking about superheroes universes, and what it means to have a whole population of costumed characters running around. Show More Summary

Space Ghost Is Going To Be Your Batman: Jeff Parker And Doc Shaner On 'Future Quest' [Interview]

DC's upcoming Hanna-Barbera line has already grabbed plenty of interest with its offbeat takes on classics like Scooby Doo and Wacky Races, but for a lot of readers, the most hotly anticipated title is the one that has the closest connection to its cartoon roots. Show More Summary

'Star Wars: Rogue One' Visual Story Guide Preview is Full of Rebel Secrets

While not quite as dramatic as the stolen plans to the original Death Star, a 10-page preview of the upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story: Official Visual Story Guide was uncovered this week. After dropping the first teaser trailer on us last month, it's been all quiet on the Outer Rim front for Rogue One. Show More Summary

DC Announces New Logo, Debuting On 'DC Rebirth' One-Shot

With DC set to relaunch its universe with the big Rebirth event, it looks like it is once again time for the publisher to take a shot at updating its brand. To that end, when DC Universe: Rebirth Special #1 hits stands next week, it's...Show More Summary

12 Facts You May Not Have Known About Astro Boy

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 names in comics in our continuing video series. Show More Summary

Beginning At Aardvark: The Extraordinary And Controversial Career of Dave Sim

No other comic artist's legacy is as tough to nail down as that of Dave Sim, born on this day in 1956. As the creator of Cerebus, Sim is one of the medium's biggest champions for creators' rights, a patron saint of self-publishing, a...Show More Summary

Marvel Comic Book Releases for August 2016 [Solicitations]

Courtesy of Marvel, ComicsAlliance brings you an advance look at new periodical comic books, collected editions and graphic novels going on sale in August 2016 (and in some cases beyond) from the publisher’s mainline Marvel Universe titles, its licensed properties, and the creator-owned label Icon. Continue reading…

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