It would have been the pioneering, powerful and prolific comic book creator Jack Kirby's 97th birthday today. There are several things going on in his honor. the Kirby Family has put their emphasis on this day serving as a vehicle for...Show More Summary
Can we fast forward to 2015 already? There are so many sneaky teases that Marvel has put out into the world that we honestly cannot wait to see The Avengers 2: Age of Ultron! Well, the comic book company has taken to Twitter to give fans a treat once again and this time it involves [...]
Writer/director Kevin Smith built his career off the back of his love for comic books and geek fandom. While his proclivities for geek culture seeped into many of his movies, none so more than his 1995 romantic comedy Mallrats. Besides, the film featuring a main character who collects comic books and has a weird obsession […]
MACLA/ Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana opens its 2014-15 season with UNMASKED, an exhibition about real and re-imagined superheroes. Diversity has come to comic books. As women and minority consumption of comic books and...Show More Summary
Seth Gilliam plays Father Gabriel Stokes in Season 5 of 'The Walking Dead', a character who gave Rick shelter in the original comic books. [...]
Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Steve Mannion, and the issue is The Bomb #3, which was published by Atom Bomb Comics and is cover dated 2006. These scans are from The Bomb trade paperback, which was published by Asylum Press in […]
Matt Derman continues his tour of the comic world of 1987 with a review of the first eight issues of John Ostrander's classic series, "Suicide Squad."
The YouTube video “If Geek Girls Acted Like Geek Guys” gives us a good chuckle while possibly raising awareness. In the viral video, a girl acts as a comic book store employee who won’t stop hitting on a guy who is only trying to browse. The result, though amusing, is probably rather accurate. Guys in
Earlier this week, a copy of the holy grail of comic book collecting, Action Comics No. 1 from 1938, sold on eBay for a record shattering sum of $3.2 million. This pristine copy of Superman’s first appearance in comic books … Read more ›
Snowpiercer Vol 1: The Escape is a comic book (or graphic novel) by Jacques Lob and Jean-Marc Rochette (published in English by Titan Comics). 30 years since the original publication, it is a powerful example of the post-apocalyptic books of the era, depicting our ice-covered world, too cold to support life. The remains of humanity […]
A rare copy of Superman’s comic-book debut sold for a record-setting $3,207,852 million on eBay – the highest amount ever paid for a comic book. To many comic collectors, this is the holy grail – the 1938 book in which the superhero first appeared, was graded at 9.0 on a 10-point scale used to measure vintage comic books’ condition. Show More Summary
All good things must come to an end, my friends. This lovely blue orb will spin only so long before the sun explodes and makes what life remains here extinct. As with Earth, so too goes the funny...
This feature spotlights moments, exchanges, etc. from older comics that take on a brand new light when read in concert with later comic books. Here is the archive of previous installments. Today, based on a suggestion by reader Michael F., we take a look at a comment about how the Scarlet Witch would never go […]
Johnny Ryan's semi-popular comic book saga, Prison Pit, is an animated movie now, so everyone should immediately go buy and watch it. Johnny's been doing comics for VICE for the last 34 years, so we are morally obligated to promote any...Show More Summary
New this week from IDW is part three of their comic book adaptation of Harlan Ellison's original teleplay for City on the Edge of Forever. The halfway mark in the series sees Kirk and Spock doing their 20th century thing, as you canShow More Summary
My wife is a self-proclaimed nerd. We have comic books in our bedroom, a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles poster in... The post When You Have Found The Right Woman, These 10 Things Will Happen appeared first on Lifehack.
Here are the books that make an impression on me staring at this week's no-doubt largely accurate list of books shipping from Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc. to comic book and hobby shops across North America. I might not buy all of the works listed here. Show More Summary
Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Steve Mannion, and the story is “Fear Is the Key” in Batman: Gotham Knights #37, which was published by DC and is cover dated March 2003. These scans are from Batman Black and White volume 3, […]
Comics superstar Mark Waid is working hard to make comics better. He always has been. But when he started the digital platform Thrillbent comics, it was meant to increase readership across all genres of comic books. It's a subscription...Show More Summary
The market for comic book adaptations has changed over the past decade.