Time once again for me to look at original Marvel comics covers and the covers of the reprint books those same stories later appeared in, looking for any changes made to them! Why don't you play along and see if you can catch anything I miss? As usual, we're not paying any attention to recoloring, just actual changes to the art!First up, it's Sgt. Show More Summary
Comic book fans often like to imagine what would happen if their favorite heroes went to battle with each other. In some cases, it actually happens, and in others it probably never will because of ownership of different characters. So...Show More Summary
Science fiction looks to the future, but its past is also full of riches and wonders. There are so many movies, books, TV shows, games and comics to love. And then there are some things that it's hard to believe anyone remembers fondly. Which SF or fantasy story do you not understand the nostalgia for? Read more...
Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Wallace Wood, and the story is “Me-262!” in Blazing Combat #4, which was published by Warren and is cover dated July 1966. These scans are from the hardcover collection, which was published by Fantagraphics in 2009. […]
December 24th marks the end of Hanukkah for Jewish people across the world - and to celebrate the festivities Jon Morris has been posting daily sketches throughout the holiday highlighting prominent Jewish heroes in and out of the pages of Comic books. Read more...
In honor of the holiday, I figured I’d share with you all some classic Christmas-related Comic Book Legends Revealed (plus a couple of comic/cartoon-related TV and Movie Legends). First off, this week’s Movie Legends Revealed is also a bit of a comic tie-in, as it asks the question: Did Flash Gordon really almost team-up with […]
Celebrate the holiday with a collection of Comic Book Legends Revealed installments about Christmas!
J.J. O'Malley was the co-star of Crockett Johnson's Barnaby, a comic strip of the 1940s and '50s that is now being reprinted in a series of books from Fantagraphics. The title character is a 5-year-old boy who wishes one night for a fairy godmother. Show More Summary
Tired of a pedantic approach to word origins? Try this for size. Our goal is to both educate and entertain. There's no better place to begin than with the language we use. So let's start there. Book One of fifteen books of educational comics by Larry Paros. This is the sixth column from that first book. Show More Summary
Drew Weing's Set to Sea is a pirate adventure comic. And it's published by Fantagraphics Books, which usually tends to avoid such easily identifiable genre fictions. So what makes Set to Sea so special? Oh, only everything. The bookShow More Summary
Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Wallace Wood, and the issue is Daredevil #6, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated February 1965. These scans are from Marvel Masterworks: Daredevil volume 1, which was published 2003. Enjoy! Wood continued to […]
Of all the great Christmas stories told in comics over the years, which classic is your favorite of all time?
All month long, CSBG has been counting down to Christmas with classic Silver Age Christmas stories - today, they open the last door!
Happy holidays! We're heading into the last week of the year, which means food- and alcohol-fueled slowdowns of everything, including comics. Not here though! Fortunately "more bourbon for Jim" m...
From perfect superhero books to quirky indie hits, the comics scene circa 2014 is about as varied as it’s ever been. If you’re looking for some four-color reading recommendations over the holidays, look no further than Cult of Mac’s list … Read more ›
This past year has been an excellent one for comic books. The explosion of digital comics has lowered barriers to entry, and raised quality across the board. Picking out the best comics that cam...
It occurs to me that it seems like many comic book covers are homages. Which is fine with me. I have no problem with it. It just made me think, though, how long could I go before I hit a week where NO new comic book was released that had a cover that was an […]
AICN COMICS Reviews: TEEN TITANS! Marvel’s AXIS! RAGNAROK! JUNGLE BOOK: FALL OF THE WILD! & More! Read the full article on AICN Logo by Kristian HornTABLE OF CONTENTSThe Pull List (Click title to go directly to the review) Advance Review:...Show More Summary