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Support this site's full-text RSS feed by pre-ordering Kate Beaton's Step Aside, Pops! Kate Beaton's beloved history-themed comics are a justifiably famous everywhere on the Internet. Her second print collection, Step Aside, Pops, is...Show More Summary

To mark Comic Riffs’ 7th birthday, here are our favorite quotes about comics

SO LITTLE time, so many universes.Seven years is a quirky marker of time, and rather an odd anniversary. The traditional gift is wool (anything but a Cosby sweater) or copper (anything but a Trump hair tint), and its modern gift is for a desk set (how sublimely apt). Show More Summary

Michael Davis, The Nigga You Love To Hate

“I heard payback’s a motherfucking nigga, that’s why I’m sick of getting treated like a goddamn stepchild, Fuck a punk cause I ain’t him.” • Ice Cube, The Nigga You Love To Hate The truth will set you free. As a African American man, my truth is not unlike the action toys I once collected […]

Mike Gold: James T. Kirk Is A What? And Ted Cruz Is A… What?

This is one of the many reasons I find politics to be a spectacular spectator sport – even when that nutcase Donald Trump isn’t sucking up all the ether in the bottle. According to an interview published in that Communist rag The New York Times, USS Enterprise Captain James T. Kirk is a Republican, while […]

Is RACHEL MCADAMS More Interested In DOCTOR STRANGE or NEIL GAIMAN & A Certain DC Character?

Additional comments from McAdams reveals her interest in adapting comics to film, including a DC work by Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean.

Let The Newbie Have This: Gene Yang On Exposing Superman's Identity With John Romita Jr. [Interview]

When the DC Universe came out of Convergence, one of the biggest changes came from Superman. Not only was the Man of Steel back in the t-shirt and jeans look that he was rocking back at the start of the New 52, but his secret identity as Clark Kent had been exposed, leaving new writer Gene Luen Yang and returning artist John Romita Jr. Show More Summary

'Doctor Strange' May Have Stolen Night Nurse Away From Netflix's 'Daredevil'

If you’ve been curious as to why Rosario Dawson’s character on Netflix’s Daredevil series is named Claire Temple instead of Linda Carter (aka Night Nurse), we may finally have an answer. Daredevil Season 1 showrunner Steven DeKnightShow More Summary

Best Comic Books Ever (This Week): New Releases For July 29 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

'Ant-Man' Star Michael Douglas Has Not Signed on for Any Sequels

Typically when an actor signs on to star in a Marvel film, they’re also signing on to appear in several more films — these can be sequels, or cameos and supporting roles in other MCU films. Somehow Michael Douglas didn’t have to make...Show More Summary

Marguerite Bennett Discusses WWII Female Heroes in "DC Comics Bombshells"

Writer Marguerite Bennett drops bombshells about writing a World War II version of the DC Universe where women heroes arrived first.

PREVIEWS: "Star Wars," "Superman" & More Comics on Sale July 29, 2015

"Daredevil" reaches its penultimate chapter, "Batgirl" meets the new Batman, plus "Powers," "Ninjak" & others from Marvel, DC, Image and more.

So One Week Past The Launch Of The CR Patreon And My Entire World Of Comics Has Changed

Above is a version of Dustin Harbin's logo for the forthcoming The Comics Report, a new web publication made possible by this site's Patreon campaign. Any consideration you can give it at this late date I'd greatly appreciate. Here is...Show More Summary

Please Tell Me About Any August 2015 Releases

It's a deliciously lazy month, and I'd love to hear about comics you know will be arriving on shelves during that 31 days. It's harder and harder to tell these days when exactly US books are coming out -- there are a few August 2015 entries on Amazon that will be out in shops today. Any help is appreciated. I want to drive some attention to next month's books.

By Request Extra: Pat Moriarity Could Use Some Extra Sales

Due to a minor but work-interrupting injury to his wife, the great cartoonist Pat Moriarity could use a doubling up of his monthly income for the next eight weeks or so. If you've ever wanted to buy something from him now is the time. Show More Summary

Random Comics News Story Round-Up

Johanna Draper Carlson on Love Stage!! Vol. 1. Emilia on The Photographer. James Kaplan on Wolf #1. I don't have much interest in alternative versions of well-known superheroes, but I'm sort of intrigued by how popular they are considering...Show More Summary

Kickstarter of the Day: After Medium, The Nib charts a new course for excellence

MATT BORS, whether he likes it or not, is more than a cartoonist, because he also represents a test case. Since the Portland-based artist also edits and curates The Nib, his cartooning site aptly has all the sharp hues and biting acid of a litmus test. Show More Summary

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