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She Has No Head! – The October Five

The five comic things I’m most excited about for October? Glad you asked!   #1. Number with a bullet is GOTHAM ACADEMY. I’ve read it, it comes out this week (10/1) and it is AWESOME. That’s right, written by Becky Cloonan and Brendan Fletcher and with some absolutely incredible art by Karl Kerschl (colors by […]

Cast Breakdowns Reveal "Walking Dead" Spinoff to Be a Family Affair

Now that AMC has ordered a pilot for the "Walking Dead" spinoff, character descriptions for the pilot’s principle roles have surfaced online.

Comics A.M. - "Kuroko's Basketball" Blackmailer Withdraws Appeal

Man was convicted to four and a half years in prison for threats! India emerges as promising market for manga! Digital options for self-publishers! Plus much more!

REVIEW/PREVIEW: Aaron & Dauterman's "Thor" #1 Delivers "An Awesome Surprise"

This week, Jason Aaron and Russell Dauterman's female God of Thunder debuts, and CBR has two reviews of "Thor" #1, plus a preview of the issue.

Limited-Edition Batman Stamps to Debut at New York Comic Con

What do Batman, Janis Joplin and Julia Child have in common? If you guessed, "They just got their own stamp," you’re correct!

PREVIEWS: Dynamite Comics on Sale October 1, 2014

Read previews of Dynamite's releases for this week including "Sherlock Holmes vs. Harry Houdini" #1, "Chaos" #6, "Vampirella" #5 and more.

THE NEW (FEMALE) THOR: Writer Jason Aaron hammered out the groundwork ahead of this week’s debut [+SNEAK PEEK]

WHEN MARVEL COMICS announced in July that mighty Mjolnir, the mystical hammer of Thor, would soon no longer be wielded by the son of Odin, but rather by a masked mystery woman — thus giving us a new Thor — the news naturally spread quickly. Read full article >>

EXCL. PREVIEW: "Action Comics" #35 Asks 'Who Needs Superman?'

In the aftermath of "Superman: Doomed," Greg Pak and Scott Kolins explore what's left of the Man of Steel in DC Comics' "Action Comics" #35.

Little children love eerie faceless posable dolls!

Support this week's full-text RSS feed by buying Alison Bechdel's The Essential Dykes To Watch Out For Alison Bechdel just won a MacArthur Genius Grant, and while her two recent graphic novel/memoirs have raised her profile, her long-running alt-soap strip Dykes to Watch Out For is one of the best and most important comic works of the last 30 years. Show More Summary

Mindy Newell: Much Ado About Nothing

I really hate it when I’ve got nothing. Writing the column becomes a war between the empty page and my keyboard, with my brain as no-man’s land. It’s been like this since Friday. At times like this, when I’m feeling unengaged and disinherited from the comics industry and generally just plain discombobulated, I just want […]

Assorted Thoughts: Tomb Raider, Sir Apropos, & more

Originally published July 20, 2001, in Comics Buyer’s Guide #1444 Assorted stuff… Indiana Jones was conceived because his creators said, “Let’s create a character who is evocative of the types of heroes that we thrilled to in those old movie serials.” And it worked. Lara Croft, to the best of my knowledge, was conceived because […]

Kirby Kovers!

It's time for some Kirby Kovers! This edition really runs the gambit on the various genres Kirby could draw!Hey, it's Groot!

New Who Review – “The Caretaker”

You think it’s hard to balance a life as a mother and a businesswoman, or that of a governor and a single dad, how about alternating trying to cultivate a new relationship while you’re off saving the universe?  Clara Oswald has got this very problem.  Luckily she down’t have to deal with it alone, she’s […]

Year of the Artist, Day 271: Al Williamson, Part 5 – Epic Illustrated #27 and 34

Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Al Williamson, and the stories are “Relic” from Epic Illustrated #27 and “Out of Phase” from Epic Illustrated #34, both of which were published by Marvel and are cover dated December 1984 and February 1986. I […]

BOX OFFICE: "The Equalizer" Blows Up the Box Office Competition

Denzel Washington's "The Equalizer" was unmatched at the box office this weekend, up against family film "The Boxtrolls" and "The Maze Runner."

"Simpsons" Producer Previews "Family Guy," "Futurama" Crossovers & More

Longtime showrunner Al Jean explains why the landmark animated series is still going strong after 26 seasons, with no end in sight.

"Saturday Night Live" and Chris Pratt Reveal Marvel Studios' Next Blockbusters?

Marvel Studios' upcoming film slate was "revealed" on "Saturday Night Live" last night, with help of host and Star-Lord himself, Chris Pratt.

The 75 Most Memorable Moments in Marvel History: #30-21

The Top 20 is nearly here! CSBG counts down your picks for Marvel's most memorable moments -- Reed & Sue's wedding, the Vision crying and more!

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CR Sunday Interview: Dan Stafford

Dan Stafford is the co-owner of Kilgore Books & Comics in Denver, one of the anchor North American comics shops and one of those retail operations that's also made an effective move into publishing. Stafford is the filmmaker Root Hog Or Die the documentary about the great cartoonist John Porcellino. Show More Summary

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