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By Request Special: An Impromptu Conversation About The Fulfillment Rate/Timeliness Of Crowd-Funders

Here. I thought that was a good conversation for the range of experiences on display despite its relative brevity. As much as anyone cares about what I say about anything enough to pay attention, I think I may have a minor reputation for hating on crowd-funding. Show More Summary

Cory Michael Smith Is All Answers About "Gotham's" Take On the Riddler

The up-and-coming young actor is quite serious about puzzling out a new take on the classic Bat-villain -- just don't expect the question mark covered unitard.

Comics A.M. - Egyptian Cartoonist Mostafa Hussein Passes Away

Controversial cartoonist was 79. For the first time, women win the Award for Courage in Editorial Cartooning! Oeming and Soma talk "Sinergy"! Plus more!

Vidaurri Gets The Cauldron Roiling With "Jim Henson's The Storyteller: Witches"

"Iron: Or, The War After" creator S.M. Vidaurri discusses his folktale fusion contribution to the upcoming witch-themed "Jim Henson's The Storyteller."

SDCC: New Documentary Tries to Capture Gaiman's Creative Spark

The filmmakers behind Sequart's new Neil Gaiman documentary brought clips from their film to San Diego to explore a year in the life of the acclaimed creator.

Maybe Gil is just trying to sprain True’s elbow as well

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

"Angry Birds/Transformers," Joe Hill's "Shadow Show" Headline IDW's November Solicitations

Joe Hill's latest series, avians in disguise and Nancy A. Collins' "Sunglasses After Dark" are just some of the big titles IDW Publishing offers in November.

Mike Gold: The Wonder Woman Sensation

Back in the 1970s during my first tenure as a DC Comics employee, I rhetorically asked the question “who was relaunched more often – Wonder Woman or Captain America?” For you young’uns, in today’s lingo “relaunched” means “rebooted.” Even as a rhetorical question, people’s heads exploded. This, of course, did not stop us fanboys from […]

PREVIEWS: New Comics on Sale August 20, 2014

Scroll through this week's extensive previews -- more than 100 in all -- from Marvel, DC, BOOM!, Dark Horse, Image Comics, IDW and more!

Remember to Forget – That Time Mr. Fantastic, Iron Man and Yellowjacket Cloned Thor and It Killed Goliath

In this series we spotlight never retconned comic book plot points that I think SHOULD be retconned, or at least completely forgotten. We continue with the death of Goliath at the hands of a clone of Thor… At the end of Civil War #3 by Mark Millar, Steve McNiven and Dexter Vines, Thor appeared to […]

Random Comics News Story Round-Up

you don't see too many people going after Tom Toles, but Tim Cavanaugh engages the Washington Post cartoonist with serious intent. I think Toles is consistently very good, but that's not a strong cartoon from him. Kiel Phegley talks to Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr. Show More Summary

Essays on Comics Characters: The Original Human Torch!

The original Human Torch was a character I was first introduced to either in Jules Feiffer's The Great Comic-Book Heroes or the anthology All in Color for a Dime. I can't be sure which, as I bought both of those books at the same time.You may recall the story, I've told it a few times. Show More Summary

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