French comic book creator Albert Uderzo, one of the creators of the Asterix and Obelix comic book series, is suing his daughter and son-in-law in a bizarre family story surrounding the elder Uderzo’s literary estate. In the lawsuit, Uderzo is claiming that he experienced “psychological violence” from the pair. Show More Summary
Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is Cell cell: Republican humor? 13 Times The Reagan White House Press Briefing Erupted With Laughter Over AIDS In Jon Cohen’s 2001 book, Shots in the Dark: The Wayward Search for an AIDS Vaccine, he detailed the Reagan administration’s early indifference to the growing epidemic. Show More Summary
When it comes to comic book super teams, everyone has their favorite. The one that should be on everyone’s radar these days is Michael Avon Oeming’s “The Victories”. The prolific artist of “Powers” and “Abe Sapien” has revitalized the team dynamic in his creation of... Read More
Indie publisher PIctureBox released some of the most innovative books in comics shops.
"My shelves have a decent number of books my wife and I are both into - Comics, Japanese Culture, and Japanese Comics so we have even more of those! We are also hoarders and never sell things so there’s a lot here from a loooong time ago.Top photo: Left shelf is my wife’s manga collection, mostly in Japanese. Show More Summary
Check out CSBG's 2013 Advent calendar, counting down your votes for the greatest Christmas comic book stories of all-time!
Marvel has announced that the leading character in their new comic book series will be a Muslim girl.
The first official trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is arriving on December 5th this week, so webheads should be very excited to get their first real look at the comic book reboot sequel. We're guessing it will be pretty much exactly...Show More Summary
One of the dreams of comics fans is that comic book movies will get popular enough that some of the smaller but durable concepts will hit the screen. It’s part of the reason Arrow has a fan base. But apparently DC Comics has big plans...Show More Summary
…and by “major” we mean, yes, a comic book character—Harry Osborn, son of Norman Osborn—who has appeared in Spider-Man comics as the Green Goblin for forty years will apparently be doing the same thing in the upcoming Amazing Spider-Man 2. So, not so much of a surprise (both Norman and Harry Osborn are set to [...]
I name two comic book characters. You then have to connect the two using only shared appearances in comic books (official appearances in comics only – no cameos like Terry Austin sneaking Popeye into the background of a panel and no outside comic book appearances, like cartoons and the like). You have to do so [...]
In a statement today at his site, Dan Nadel officially announced the end of PictureBox, Inc., his longtime and currently thriving publishing company featuring comics, art books, and books related to music. There will be no more books published by the company. Show More Summary
The BBC interviews G. Willow Wilson, creator of the reboot of the Ms Marvel comic book as a young Muslim-American. Here is the BBC interview: Informed Comment covered this development earlier: “…
ED. NOTE: Over the weekend, of course, Comic Riffs shared our personal picks for Top 10 Graphic Novels of 2013 — a category largely limited to new works of comics narrative. Thing is, the year has brought an embarrassment of riches, including retrospectives (such as Art Spiegelman’s “Co-MIX”) and wordless panoramas (Joe Sacco’s “The Great War” ). Show More Summary
With Thanksgiving just behind us, we thought it’d be interesting to see which North American comic book publisher had the 2013 comic book output that you were most thankful for. Read on for the choices!
New comic book Wednesday has come and gone. The dust at your local comic shop has settled. An eerie silence descends as you finish reading your last superhero book of the week. Now it's time for something a little more sinister. Welcome to Bagged and Boarded: comic reviews of the sick, spooky, twisted and terrifying! The Maxx: Maxximized No. Show More Summary
One of the biggest events in comic book history was the Batman: Hush storyline, which is why it’s fitting that the Hush Real Action Hero Batman Action Figure is an equally big action figure. Standing almost 12-inches tall, the 1:6 scale action figure is sculpted from an original Jim Lee design and features detailed craftmanship […]
Comic books like 'Suicide Squad' and 'Deathstroke' could become lower-budgeted DC movies, with two being released every year in the future. The post DC Planning to Release Two Low-Budget Superhero Films a Year? appeared first on Screen Rant.
As with any traditional Advent Calendar, each day reveals a treat. Just click on the current day and you’ll be linked to a neat comic-related Christmas treat. This year, we’re counting down the 24 Greatest Christmas Comic Book Stories of All-Time, based on YOUR votes! I liked Nick Perk’s drawing from last year so much [...]