January 1929 was a very good month for comic strip readers. On the 7 th they got to see the arrival of Tarzan and Buck Rogers while ten days later, fans of Thimble Theater met a brand new character named Popeye. The sailor was never intended to take over the strip but his popularity with readers encouraged E.C. Show More Summary
It's the 100th edition of CSBG's spotlight on the strangest comics of all-time! Check out the collection, including the anniversary installment featuring the time Lois Lane turned into an evil baby!
Following criticism over its "Princess makeover" of "Brave" heroine Merida, Disney pulled the images from the franchise website. However, the media giant may not grasp the importance of strong female role models to girls and boys.
The people on stage with you today stand right alongside the knowledge in your head as your greatest resource moving forward. May all your debuts be ACME #1s, and may all your contracts be more Kane than Kirby. Good luck. Please write. And draw.
We’re back, and we’ve got an hour and a half of comics discussion for you, with news on the passing of Dan Adkins, James Robinson leaving DC, Disney’s Big Hero 6 movie, Matt Fraction and Kelly Sue DeConnick’s t-shirts for charity and a run through the August solicitations. We’ve also got reviews of The Dream Merchant, [...]
Check out CBR's index of solicitation information and cover art from Marvel, Image, IDW Publishing, Dark Horse and DC Comics for their August, 2013 releases.
Every week, I will spotlight strange but ultimately endearing comic stories (basically, we’re talking lots and lots of Silver Age comic books). Here is the archive of all the installments of this feature. Feel free to e-mail me at email@example.com if you have a suggestion for a future installment! Today is the 100th installment of [...]
It’s been a few weeks since my pro-pro-wrestling tirade. With another pay-per-view about to hit the airwaves in a day, I figured I’d check in on my on-and-off-now-on again male soap opera. And just as I remembered it, here I sit with...Show More Summary
Barbara Slate Week concludes, which was a (work) week’s worth of spotlights on the work of Barbara Slate, an underappreciated comic book creator who I’ve long been a fan of. Today we take a look at Slate’s most recent graphic novel (which she wrote and drew), Getting Married and Other Mistakes, which just came out [...]
Every day this week will see me feature a brand-new Cool Comic Book Moment. For this week only, I’ll be specifically featuring cool moments that happened just this year. Here is an archive of all the past cool comic moments that I’ve featured so far. Today we look at Jennifer Blood #24, where Al Ewing [...]
This is one of those odd, tragic stories that you see so often in the comics industry… a particular injustice that was the final contemptuous boot in the ass to a talent that the comics industry had already beat like a piñata for most of his career. Probably you already know about Batman, Bob Kane, [...]
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Writer James Robinson abruptly announced his departure form "Earth 2" and DC Comics earlier this evening, stating that issue #16 of the series is currently his last project at the publisher.
According to the cover of this, it’s the “first flippin’ issue!!” So you know they’re serious! Wicked Vibes is an anthology comic created and published by Dillon Hallen under the name Fizz Comics. Hallen was nice enough to send me a copy, so I’m going to review it! Hallen prices this sucker at $4, which [...]
So I just made a joke tweet about the artist Hellen Jo, using the time-honored construction of future generations judging us if we don't support that fine cartoonist and illustrator. People got worried. I think what happened is thatShow More Summary
Summit Entertainment has signed "Red" and "Red 2" screenwriters Jon and Erich Hoeber for a third installment of the film based on the miniseries by Warren Ellis and Cully Hamner.
Five For Friday #322 -- Name Five Favorite Non-Superhero Character Articles Of Clothing 1. Jughead's Hat 2. Charlie Brown's Shirt 3. Jimmy Olsen's Bow Tie 4. Mr. Tawky Tawny's Green Jacket 5. Cerebus' Vest modified slightly from a suggestion by Stergios Botzakis; thanks Stergios
The writers of the first two films are on board