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"When Did Superman First Encounter Kryptonite?" & More Comic Book Firsts

CBSG has an archive of famous comic book firsts, including the first time Superman encountered both green and red kryptonite.

PREVIEWS: Dynamite Comics on Sale September 3, 2014

There's an array of new Dynamite Entertainment titles on sale this week including "Red Sonja: The Black Tower" #1, "Ex-Con" #1 and many more!

Yen Press Brings "Big Hero 6" Manga to North America

Though a release date has not been set, Yen Press has acquired the rights to translate and publish the manga based on Disney's upcoming animated film.

EXCL. PREVIEW: The Sentence is Death in "Aquaman: Futures End" #1

The New 52 jumps five years ahead as Mera claims the throne and sentences Arthur to death in "Aquaman: Futures End" #1 by Dan Jurgens & Alvaro Martinez.

Mindy Newell: The Spider-Woman Scandal – A Different View

The rabbis of the Talmudic period debated two contradictory versions of Creation related in the Book of Genesis (Bereisheet in Hebrew). The first version of Creation actually referred to Adam’s first wife, Lilith, who was made at the same time as Adam from the dust of the Earth. But Lilith believed herself to be equal […]

BID Mailbag: DVD coding

Originally published May 18, 2001, in Comics Buyer’s Guide #1435 I’m heading out of town shortly and am pressed for time this week, so a couple of quick observations… In honor of his recent drug-related bust, I invite you all to play the Aaron Sorkin drinking game. Sorkin’s writing, in both The West Wing and […]

Maybe Check In With Your Favorite Shop, Publisher, Cartoonist In Terms Of Holiday Weekend Sales

A number of retailers, publishers and individual cartoonists are having some sort of sale or discount tied into the holiday weekend ending at midnight tonight. You might want to check around if your favorites/locals are doing something along those lines. Show More Summary

Under the sea

Support this week's full-text RSS feed by buying Francesco Marciuliano's I Knead My Mommy And Other Poems By Kittens Sally Forth writer Francesco Marciuliano isn't just a Comics Curmudgeon reader: he's also a relentless one-man adorable pet poem empire, and I Knead My Mommy: And Other Poems by Kittens is his latest. Show More Summary

FAN EXPO: Marvel Entertainment Presents: The Legendary Stan Lee

Stan The Man shares stories new and old as he recounts Spider-Man's inspiration, promotes a Black Widow movie and recalls his favorite cameos.

FAN EXPO: DC Comics 101 Gives An All Access Look At Comics and TV

A full slate of Batman and Superman comic coming up plus news on "Arrow," "Gotham," "The Flash" and "Constantine" were highlighted in Toronto.

Year of the Artist, Day 243: Jason Copland, Part 2 – Postcards: True Stories That Never Happened

Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Jason Copland, and the story is “Send Louis His Underwear” in Postcards: True Stories That Never Happened, which was published by Villard Books and is cover dated July 2007. Enjoy! Postcards is a fascinating project – […]

PREVIEW: "Nailbiter" #5 Closes in on a Killer

Finch & Crane inch toward finding a murderer, but Buckaroo has plenty more secrets in Joshua Williamson & Mike Henderson's "Nailbiter" #5 from Image.

Please Help Me Update The Events Calendar

Momentous things happen when comics people get together. I did some work today on the CR forthcoming events post for December 2014 through September 2016. If you could check that out and tell me about anything you know that's scheduled, I'm not sure there's too much that jumps out at me about 2015. Show More Summary

CSBG's Year of the Artist is Now Two Thirds Complete!

Every day in 2014, CSBG examines a notable comic artist and the evolution of their style. Check out the archive for the artists spotlighted so far.

Dylan Todd and Company Reveal the Future in "2299"

ROBOT 6 talks with writer and designer Dylan Todd about assembling the new digital sci-fi anthology, the futuristic "2299."

EXCL PREVIEW: Ryall & Kieth Conclude "Mars Attacks: First Born" #4

Chris Ryall & Sam Kieth's "Mars Attacks: First Born" #4 comes to a close as the Martians finally pinpoint where their lost baby is on Earth.

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