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THIS JUST IN: WB/DC announces stand-alone Wonder Woman, The Flash, Aquaman films, dates in ambitious 10-picture slate before 2021

WARNER BROS. has just publicly pulled the trigger. As part of what it calls a “massive expansion” of its superhero film slate, the studio has just announced that 2016?s “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” will kick off a 10-film slate...Show More Summary

REVIEW: The Warren Commission Report

The Warren Commission Report By Dan Mishkin, Ernie Colon, and Jerzy Drozd Abrams ComicArts, 160 pages, $29.95 Conspiracies are everywhere if you know where to look. Over the last century, Americans have increasingly looked for dire machinations behind the unbelievable. Much as our ancestors sat around campfires telling mythic tales to explain how the sun […]

Aguirre-Sacasa: "Riverdale" is "Archie Meets David Lynch," "Afterlife" Specials Planned

In his first in-depth conversation, the Archie CCO discusses the in-development "Riverdale" TV series & potential "Afterlife" specials.

DragonCon 2001: The Good and the Bad

Originally published October 19, 2001, in Comics Buyer’s Guide #1457 DragonCon: The Good and the Bad. Good: I was scheduled to be on two panels early Friday afternoon… both slated to be held before my actual arrival. For instance, a panel that was to consist of myself and Paul Jenkins was scheduled for 2:30 PM, […]

Year of the Artist, Day 296: Lee Moder, Part 3 – Stars and S.T.R.I.P.E. #0

Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Lee Moder, and the issue is Stars and S.T.R.I.P.E. #0, which was published by DC and is cover dated July 1999. These scans are from the Starman Omnibus volume 5, which was published in 2010. Enjoy! […]

‘ALL-NEW GHOST RIDER’: Felipe Smith brings creative muscle to the reborn Spirit of Vengeance

THE TORCH has been passed, but the flame still burns bright for Marvel’s Ghost Rider. Perhaps the blazing spring debut of “All-New Ghost Rider” flew under your fanboy radar with so many other major events happening at Marvel this year...Show More Summary

Tweeks: Rick Riordan’s ‘Blood of Olympus’ Costume Ideas & Review

As we approach Halloween, The Tweeks have a feeling some of you still haven’t planned out your costume.   Never fear!  This week we offer up a variety of easy, quick, simple Percy Jackson themed costumes you can probably find in your closet!  We also model our Hunters of Artemis costumes, explain Amazons, and Maddy reviews Rick Riordan’s Blood […]

NYCC: Hip-Hop Legend DMC Presents Boom! Bap! Pow! Hip-Hop & Comics!

Darryl Makes Comics' Darryl "DMC" McDaniels, Riggs Morales, Young Guru, and more discuss the rich history of comics in hip-hop and race in comics.

Movie review by Gwen! David: Ghost World

Originally published September 28, 2001, in Comics Buyer’s Guide #1454 Enter, a bunch of teenagers sitting around in a room, bored. It’s the summer before their senior year in high school, and a week and a half before school actually starts. They want to make this week and a half count. Unfortunately, there’s nothing to […]

1987 And All That: X-Factor #12-23

A column in which Matt Derman (Comics Matter) reads & reviews comics from 1987, because that’s the year he was born. Click here for an archive of all the previous posts in the series. X-Factor #12-23 (Marvel) by Louise Simonson, Marc Silvestri (#12), Walter Simonson (#13-15, 17-19, 21, 23), David Mazzucchelli (#16), June Brigman (#20), Sal Buscema (#22), Bob […]

VIDEO GAME REVIEW: “Alien: Isolation” involves more cowering than killing

Alien: Isolation Developer: The Creative Assembly Publisher: Sega Available on: PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One “You look like hell,” a friend of mine said when she visited me on the day I finished “Alien: Isolation.”...Show More Summary

DC Heroes Juice Up with French Drink Brand

Orangina Schweppes has partnered with DC to produce special cans for its Oasis fruit-drink brand featuring some of the publisher’s most iconic superheroes.

Year of the Artist, Day 295: Lee Moder, Part 2 – Batman: The Last Angel

Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Lee Moder, and the issue is Batman: The Last Angel, which was published by DC and is cover dated September 1994. Enjoy! I’ve never read any books by Eric Lustbader, but I have read a comic […]

Larry Hama Makes It Up

The new documentary short, Making It Up As I Go Along, profiles Larry Hama.  You may know him best as the writer of Marvel’s GI Joe comics and the character profiles on the back of the GI Joe toy packaging, but he’s ever so much more.  Novelist, screenwriter, artist, editor, rock star, movie actor. Broadway […]

Committed: The Unfolding Layers of Alex + Ada

Alex + Ada is one of the very few stories that I cannot wait for, and so I’m reading every 20 pages in each monthly installment. I hate waiting a month, so I definitely couldn’t wait for the trade paperback. You’re lucky though, because if you’re interested in jumping on now, the first 6 issues […]

Before "Riverdale," There Was This "Gritty" Archie Parody

Before Archie Comics' official "Riverdale" drama, there was another parody trailer for a live-action, darker exploration of Archie and the gang.

Government Comics!

This edition of Government Comics features Pogo, the classic Walt Kelly creation!Another Pogo government comic next time around!

The Buy Pile - Rucka and Lark's Guide to Spies and Formalwear

"Lazarus" heads home while "Memetic" changed the rules of warfare, Hobgoblin's got a new line of work and the origin of Cybertron's Primes is revealed.

Comic Book Legends Revealed #493

Welcome to the four hundred and ninety-third in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. Click here for an archive of the previous four hundred and ninety-two. This week, in commemoration of the Death of Wolverine this week, it’s an all-Wolverine legends week! Did Wolverine not have […]

Geek TV: Far Out Space Nuts!

Concept: Two NASA maintenance workers, Junior and Barney, are loading food into compartments to prepare a rocket for an upcoming mission when they accidentally launch the ship into deep space. The duo soon befriend an alien, Honk, as they make their way through space having various misadventures. Show More Summary

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