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EXCL. PREVIEW: Valentine & Olliffe's "Catwoman Annual" #2

Selina Kyle's story intersects with the Hasagaua crime family story in DC Comics' "Catwoman Annual" #2 by Genevieve Valentine & Patrick Olliffe.

2014 Top 50 Comic Book Writers #6-4

Here are the next three artists that you voted as your favorites of all-time (out of roughly 1,040 ballots cast, with 10 points for first place votes, 9 points for second place votes, etc.). 6. Chris Claremont – 2181 points (53 first place votes) Chris Claremont and John Byrne combined for an epic run on […]

John Ostrander: Scrooge Revisited

I love Christmas. It’s been my favorite time of the year as far back as I can remember – which, these days, may be last week. I think, in many ways, it was the run up to Christmas, also known as Advent, that I loved the most. It was the anticipation that made it special; […]

Meta-Messages – Captain America Sticks Up for France

In this feature I explore the context behind (using reader danjack’s term) “meta-messages.” A meta-message is where a comic book creator comments on/references the work of another comic book/comic book creator (or sometimes even themselves) in their comic. Each time around, I’ll give you the context behind one such “meta-message.” Here is an archive of […]

Sexy Sunday panels

Support this week's full-text RSS feed by buying Super Powered Revenge Christmas MST3K alum and RiffTrax genius Bill Corbett has written Super Powered Revenge Christmas, a graphic novel illustrated by Len Peralta! Full of holiday-themed...Show More Summary

Best of Cool Stuff Christmas Countdown, Day 21!

We're in the home stretch of the Best of Cool Stuff Christmas Countdown, and at this stage, I'm focusing on related items. The first post in this series, I said that if I had the money and space, I'd love to collect 8mm and Super 8mm movies, and show them on a regular basis. I decided to do a post of just these movie boxes!More after the jump!More to come tomorrow!

FFF Results Post #405 -- Next Year's Comics

On Friday, CR reader were asked to "Name Five Specific Comics Publications You Look Forward To Seeing In 2015." This is how they responded. Tom Spurgeon 1. Love And Rockets: New Stories #7, Los Bros Hernandez (Fantagraphics) 2. SuperMutant Magic Academy, Jillian Tamaki (Drawn And Quarterly) 3. Show More Summary

A Yuletide Favorite

Many, many comics bloggers have weighed in with memories of their favorite holiday-themed superhero comics from over the years. Most of them are talking about the tabloid-sized reprint books like DC’s Christmas With The Super-Heroes or Marvel’s Superhero Holiday Grab Bag. Mine was a pretty hefty book too, but it’s not one of those. I […]

Boys, Toys, Electric Irons, and TVs 32: Futures End #33

“You cannot fuck the future. The future fucks you, sir.” That’s from Deadwood, or, if you prefer in some slightly other words, Saturday Night Fever. Part of me keeps waiting for the reversal of that sentiment to be said by Terry McGinnis when BatJoker shows up: “The future won’t end me. I’m going to end […]

Amazing Spider-Fan Shows us his Shelf Porn

Alex from Manila shares his huge web-spinning collection with ROBOT 6 in today's SHELF PORN! Also find out how you can share your collection!

Year of the Artist, Day 354: Jim Steranko, Part 2 – Captain America #111 and #113

Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Jim Steranko, and the issues are Captain America #111 and #113, which were published by Marvel and are cover dated March and May 1969, respectively. These scans are from Marvel Masterworks: Captain America volume 3, which […]


Once upon a time there was a very bad man who attempted to commit an armed robbery but chose his victims poorly: Bunker and Beast Boy of the Teen Titans. Although Bunker and Beast Boy subdued the mugger, he got off scot free because neither hero bothered waiting for the police. They just left the would-be mugger […]

"Constantine" Sets Return Date, Changes Time Slot

NBC's "Constantine," starring Matt Ryan as DC Comics' occult detective, will return Friday nights in January with an earlier time slot.

EXCL. PREVIEW: Gischler & Conrad's "Angel & Faith: Season 10" #10

Faith fends off new vamps to save Riley while Angel deals with a trap in London in Dark Horse's "Angel & Faith" #10 by Victor Gischler & Will Conrad.

The Comics Reporter Video Parade

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TOYING AROUND: "Age of Ultron," "Batman," "Walking Dead" & More

As Hot Toys reveals "Avengers: Age of Ultron" designs, DC Collectibles shows off more animated Batman figures.

Brian Wood Not "Spawn" Writer "After All"

Brian Wood ("DMZ," "The Massive") has announced he is "not the writer" of Image Comics' long-running "Spawn."

The Top 50 Comic Book Artists: #6-4

The countdown for the top comic book artists of all-time is now creeping into the Top 5! See who made the list!

CR Week In Review

The top comics-related news stories from December 13 to December 19, 2014: 1. The great Jack Davis has retired. 2. Wow Cool robbed. 3. The Sony hacking incident spirals into one of those weird super-stories that feels like it's just sitting on your couch, staring straight ahead and not saying anything. Show More Summary

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