In this feature, I examine comic book fights that were particularly notable in the wrong side winning (or at least that the fight wasn’t won the “right” way). This really isn’t a big deal, of course, as it doesn’t really matter if the “wrong” person won a fight. But it’s fun to talk about! If […]
This is a pretty straight-forward press release -- at least far as it goes. Frank Miller will be working with writer Brian Azzarello on a third Dark Knight series, after what is now called The Dark Knight Returns and its sequel The Dark Knight Strikes again. Show More Summary
Welcome to another edition of Paycheck Friday, a roundup of some of Hero Complex’s favorite geek merchandise including books, games […]
In honor of the Joker's 75th Anniversa, director David Ayer released via Twitter the first look at Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club) as The Joker in the upcoming comic book adaptation of "Suicide Squad." Based on the legendary "Task Force...Show More Summary
Great news for Big Hero 6 fansâ??and who isn'tâ??they characters will be back for another animated adventure. We can thank Stan Lee for the tip, as the comic book legend recently spilled the beans on that a sequel is in the works inShow More Summary
Frank Miller's The Dark Knight Returns is quite possibly the single most read comic book miniseries in history - it might even edge out Watchmen - and it's definitely one of the most influential. Not only was it responsible, at least in part, for the decades of grim and gritty [...]
SOULFIRE returns with a new series called ETERNAL SOULFIRE kicking off at Free Comic Book Day.
Ben Acker, Ben Blacker and Phil Hester "have the flow of the comic book story nailed down tightly" in "The Thrilling Adventure Hour Presents: Beyond Belief" #1.
In a fight between Batman and Superman, who would emerge the victor? The comic books, animated series and animated movies have attempted to answer this question in various ways, with both characters winning in various circumstances.Show More Summary
I blame Zack Snyder for this."Batman remains my favorite comic book hero and a sequel to Dark Knight is going to be daunting," said Miller, "but we'll do our best."Billed as an "epic conclusion,...
Writer/artist Jamal Igle has had a busy few years in comics. Fresh off an exclusive at DC Comics where he became known as probably the defining Supergirl artist, he's joined Action Lab Comics, become a lecturer on comics issues, and --- oh yes --- created Molly Danger. Show More Summary
Marvel and DC superhero movies get all the headlines, but did you know there are other comic publishers out there? And they are also making great comics — like Scott Snyder’s Wytches, above — that may make their way to the silver screen? It’s true! Here’s 40 future films from all the other guys you need to know about. Read more...
Post by Lisa Fogarty. Ah, boys will be boys and make slut jokes about one of the few female characters in a comic book movie. Wait, what?! After Chris Evans (who is 33 and no longer a boy) and his Avengers 2: Age of Ultron costar Jeremy...Show More Summary
Following this week's Iceman news, learn which Silver Age character Marvel legend Stan Lee has said he intended to be gay.
Welcome to the five hundred and twentieth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. Click here for an archive of the first five hundred (I actually haven’t been able to update it in a while). This week, what Silver Age Marvel hero did Stan Lee say […]
The aliens of, err, Alien have been a part of many crossovers, especially in the comics realm. Versus Predator, of course. Versus Batman. The list goes on. But their latest comic book crossover will see them go up against horror heroine Vampirella, and presumably, there will be blood. Read more...
The plaintiffs say they formerly worked at Marvel and created work that has been copied. read more
In the weekly Atomic Books Comics Preview, Benn Ray highlights notable new comics and graphic novels. Benn Ray is the owner of Atomic Books, an independent bookstore in Baltimore. The Mobtown Shank is his blog, and his comic Said...
This is the latest in a feature where I just share some bit of comic book history that interests me. One of the interesting aspects of young Iceman coming out in the most recent issue of All-New X-Men (and from the sound of Brian Michael Bendis’ discussions of the topic, it sure sounds like adult […]
Just when comic book fans couldn’t get enough of record-breaking adaptations of their favourite superheroes, a recent report from The Guardian has announced that a new animated Spider-Man movie will be coming out in 2018. The news was...Show More Summary