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Comic Book Review: ‘Gotham By Midnight’ # 3 – Is Demonically Enjoyable

‘Gotham By Midnight’ #3 promises to show you the horror behind the most corrupt city in comics. This month, Detective Jim Corrigan uncovers true supernatural insanity and the tone of the book cements itself as the most unique offering in the Batman universe. WRITTEN BY: Ray Fawkes ART BY: Ben Templesmith PUBLISHER: DC Comics PRICE: […]

Aquaman Won't Be Blond In The Movies, EVERYBODY PANIC

27 minutes agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

OH GOD OH GOD JASON MOMOA WHO HAS BEEN CAST AS AQUAMAN IN ALL THE DC MOVIES HAS REVEALED THAT HE WILL NOT BE BLOND LIKE THE COMIC BOOK CHARACTER THIS IS THE WORST THING THAT HAS EVER... wait. No it's not. It's actually totally fine. Read more...

Here’s Your First Look At The “Women of Marvel” Variant Covers Coming This March - Yay talented ladies!

54 minutes agoOdd : Geekosystem

Despite the fact that DC Comics and Marvel are slowly, sloooowly geting better when it comes featuring different types of gender, racial, and body diversity in their books, the behind-the-scenes ratio of male to female comic creators leaves something to be desired. Show More Summary

Joss Whedon Speaks Against Lack of Female Superhero Movies

Before 'Wonder Woman' and 'Captain Marvel' were announced, Joss Whedon spoke out on Hollywood's intractable sexism in comic book movies. [...]

Comic Book Review: ‘Quantum and Woody Must Die’ # 1 Is A Funny An Action Packed Superhero Romp

Quantum and Woody Must Die! #1 kind of says it all right there, doesn’t it? Foils to heroes, even dubious ones like these, always rant on and on like that. Thank the comic book gods once again for books like this. Q&W+Goat shows us that not every hero story has to be so noble or so […]

Comic Book Review: ‘The Life After’ Volume 1 TPB – Welcome To The Fantastically Weird Afterlife

The Life After Volume 1 makes storytelling look easy yet challenging, simple yet complex and beautiful and ghastly all at the same time. Being in Purgatory for suicides and a handkerchief are what start us off on the truly bizarre voyage through the after-life…and that’s when things get weirder and weirder in all the best ways […]

‘Flash’ EP Answers, “What is this Speed Force You Mentioned?”

2 hours agoOdd : Nerd Bastards

If you’re a fan of this site, then you’ve probably heard of the Force, but how about the Speed Force? You may not be so steeped into the comic lore of the original Flash books to know anything about the Speed Force, so you might not have gotten too excited when it was name dropped […]

Comic Book Review: ‘Alex + Ada’ #12 Is A High Point For The Sleeper Hit

Reviewed By Eric Switzer. Coming off of a chilling cliff-hanger, “Alex + Ada” #12 is probably the most eventful issue in the series.  This is a slow burn series, but if you’ve stuck with it you will certainly be rewarded with everything that is happening here.  Luna and Vaughn have done such a fantastic job of […]

Committed: The Naked Power of Outsider Superheroes

As ridiculous as it is to compare superhero comic books to the real world, there is one area in which I can’t help but do so, and that is in the ways in which nudity is treated. Within the logic of superhero universes, the implications of and reactions to nudity are radically different to our […]

Comic Book Review: ‘Clive Barker’s Nightbreed’ #9 Is Must Read Material

Reviewed By Jorge Solis: Kicking off in a new story arc, “Clive Barker’s Nightbreed” #9 delivers twisted glee as its pits monsters against humans. Old faces show up in this new direction, which feels like a direct sequel to the cult classic, “Nightbreed.” Taking off where the film ended, the “Nightbreed” series extends its potential and delivers must-read […]

This Isn't A Library: New, Notable Releases From Comics' Direct Market

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

Comics A.M. - Police Raid Office Of Malaysian Cartoonist Zunar

Police seize copies of Zunar's books, but cartoonist was in U.K.! "Charlie Hebdo" cartoonist on attacks, religion! Spotlight on artist Matt Haley! Plus much more!

New Comic Book Day: Who Won Those Valiant Hardcovers?

Last week, I asked for pics of how you show off your collections and the response was incredible. As a special gift for all of us, Valiant has given TR an exclusive one-page minicomic - look ove...

CSBG Accepting Submissions for Month of African-American Comics

CSBG is now accepting submissions from African-American comic creators who want their books spotlighted during next month's Month of African-American Comics.

“Tailwands: Kaya’s Journey Begins” to hit stores in March

WASHINGTON, DC. 27 Jan 2015 – Hashtag Comics is a new publisher based in the DC Metro Area. They have teamed with Diamond Comic Distributors to distribute their books in comic book shops across the country. Starting with the February Previews, Hashtag will feature “Tailwands: Kaya’s Journey Begins”, the first in it’s new children’s series. Show More Summary

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Lots of great reads in ladyblogland this week! I will never tire of Maria Callas. The New York Review of Books India’s new comic book hero fights rape and (awesomely) rides on the back of a tiger. NPR The key to living a long life is no men. Buzzfeed Best quote from the Pitchfork interview … Continue reading Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Walking With Rob And Stan - After Con Apocalypse

22 hours agoOdd : Neatorama

Walking With Rob and Stan by Chip Skelton Wade had finally started hanging out with the comic book in crowd when the zombie apocalypse swept through the nerd con like a bad stench. Suddenly fanboys and geek girls were chewing on each other like tacos, and Pool was left wondering what to do with all those walking dead dudes. Show More Summary

Comic-Con Adds 2 More Graphic Novel Book Clubs!

COME AND TALK COMICS WITH US! Comic-Con Adds 2 More Graphic Novel Book Clubs! In 2014, Comic-Con International started its first 2 Graphic Novel Book Clubs in San Diego libraries. Now we're adding 2 more! Read more

The First Teaser for the Fantastic Four Reboot Is More Confusing Than Fantastic

Did you know there was a Fantastic Four reboot premiering this summer? It's all right if you forgot this particular factoid. Between the upcoming release of The Avengers 2: Age of Ultron in May, and the 73 other comic book adaptations...Show More Summary

The Rebooted 'Fantastic 4' Movie Looks Amazing, Watch The Trailer Here

While films like Guardians Of The Galaxy and The Avengers may have raked in billions for Marvel, early comic book movies were deeply flawed and generally rubbish. Fantastic Four was one of those stinkers, but the name of the original superhero quartet looks like it’s about to be salvaged thanks to a new reboot coming this year. Check out the new trailer here. More »      

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