Dark Horse Comics had a banner year in 2013, affirming their position as one of the most diverse publisher in the comic book industry. The company’s line of horror titles consistently find their way to the top of Bloody-Disgusting’s pull list, with a strong focus... Read More
Welcome to the four hundred and forty-ninth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. Click here for an archive of the previous four hundred and forty-eight. This week is a special theme week! All legends related to the classic Batman storyline Knightfall! Was Knightfall really a [...]
Was Knightfall really influenced by the Death of Superman? Was Azrael's stint as Batman always intended to be temporary? Plus, more!
When it comes to making comic book movies nowadays, the mantra for just about every studio out there is "be like Marvel." The Marvel Cinematic Universe, which ties together multiple superhero franchises into one large world, has been...Show More Summary
Ceren Lee, Erica Gimpel (pictured above in “True Blood”) and Steve Brand (Wrong Turn 2: Dead End) are starring in “Enormous,” a live-action web series adaptation of the Image Comics comic book series being made by Machinima, reports Heat Vision. BenDavid Grabinski (who helmed the... Read More
Not to be left out of the massive spanning world of comic book continuity Marvel Studios has mastered, Sony is expanding the Spider-Man brand with two new major VILLAIN movies. Yes, Venom is finally getting his own movie, and so is the anti-Spidey gang the Sinister Six. And wait until you hear who's making it! Read more...
We've already know that the universe for The Amazing Spider-Man franchise is expanding, beginning with the forthcoming sequel, especially after the trailer teased three villains. Well, it turns out the Spidey's comic book world will get even bigger on the big screen, and not just within the sequels of The Amazing Spider-Man film series. Show More Summary
From a comic artists take on sex in the animal kingdom to a cultural anthropologists take on group sex among humans, from bisexual erotica to mixed-faith erotica, this years list of sex books covers a range of tastes and perspectives...Show More Summary
Comic book fans are getting a huge bonus today, as Sony Pictures just unveiled a pair of new “Spider-Man”-related projects in the works. Based off of villains from the popular series, “Venom” and “Sinister Six” will each get a feature...Show More Summary
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 [...]
Have I mentioned lately how much I like comic book stores? Even as more and more of my friends buy their comics digitally (and I buy more of my prose books digitally), I still like to get my comics in hard copy. I like to get them on Wednesdays when I can. Show More Summary
It seems like every comic book character is getting sucked into an inter-connected universe lately — from the developing Arrow/Flash verse on the CW, to the proprietary Marvel Movie Universe, the burgeoning DC Movie Universe, and the nascent X-Men universe — and now you can add Spider-Man to the list. In a move that leaked out […]
Framed is all about the story. It asks players to move panels of a comic book to tell a noir, action story in the best way possible for the trench-coated protagonist. Framed comes from Australian developer Loveshack and is due out in 2014 on iOS and Steam. Show More Summary
While it may be her first solo exhibition at a museum, Lilli Carré already has an impressive body of work, from illustrations in publications like The New Yorker and The Chicago Reader to comic books which met great critical acclaim. [ more › ]
Mark Waid’s Daredevil is the only comic book to appear on The A.V. Club’s best mainstream and superhero comics list for the past three years, for its combination of classic superhero action, heartbreaking character drama, and innovative visuals—and for being a consistently engrossing read. Show More Summary
Diamond Comics has released the full list of gold-level titles for Free Comic Book Day 2014, including offerings from Marvel, Image, DC and more.
Jim Steranko, a comic book writer and illustrator best known for run with "Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D." back in the 1960s, recapped the mid-season finale of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. this week for The Hollywood Reporter, and he wasn't a...
The translation of comic book characters into other mediums is always a tricky thing. Creators want to please the fans by paying tribute to what came before, but they would still like to try and do their own thing for many different reasons. Show More Summary
We’re not always aces when it comes to accurate prophecy, we comic book pundits, though we shouldn’t hang our collective head too far down because prophecy doesn’t seem to be anybody’s strong point. Anyway, almost eight years ago, in...Show More Summary
totally missed this piece by Dan Nadel on Sandman: Overture #1. Paul Morton on March: Book One. Jimbus Christ on Fear Agent: Re-Ignition. Xavier Guilbert talks to John Porcellino. John Kost talks to Jimmy Palmiotti. a bunch of people comment on the thread about OGNs vs. Show More Summary