COMICS

Once thought of as funny books for children, comic books are both high-art and literature in their own right. We dive deep into the history, latest news, and analysis of this fantastic medium.

COMICSDCReviews
Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev Bring Procedural Noir to Event Leviathan (Spoilers)

When Brian Michael Bendis wrote for Marvel Comics, he wrote the majority of major events. Avengers: Disassembled, House of M, Secret Invasion, Siege, Avengers Vs. X-Men (co-writer), Age of Ultron, X-Men: Battle of the Atom […]

April 10, 2020
COMICSMarvelMovies
K-2SO, the Rogue One Droid Who Saved the Galaxy—and Won Our Hearts

There aren’t many droids in Star Wars that speak full sentences, and much less that have human personalities. And though most people would point to C3-P0 as the greatest humanoid-droid in the Star Wars franchise, […]

April 9, 2020
DCMovies
Does Director Cathy Yan Think Audiences Weren’t Ready for a Movie Like Birds of Prey?

Birds of Prey was a big gamble for the DC Comics movie division, struggling to find a footing in a landscape dominated by Marvel movies. David Ayer’s Suicide Squad, which introduced audiences to the Margot […]

April 8, 2020
COMICS
Buying Comics During Quarantine: The Best Stores, Best Deals, and Best Selections

Another Wednesday, another week with no new comics—or at least, only a scant few ones. If you’ve already run out of comics to read, and you’re rocking back and forth in your home, I understand. […]

April 8, 2020
BooksCOMICSPop Culture
Star Wars: The High Republic Reveals New Characters For Upcoming Books

As the Skywalker saga comes to a close, a new era is rising in books and graphic novels. This week we got a reveal of new Star Wars characters who will feature in the upcoming […]

April 6, 2020
COMICSIDW
GI Joe: A Real American Hero Also Has to Quarantine Now!

With Diamond Comics pressing pause on sending any new comics, we’re going to start seeing several series canceled or postponed to catch up with release date shifting. And the first big title to take a […]

April 5, 2020
DCTV Shows
The Flash Actor Logan Williams Dies Suddenly at the Age of 16, Show Stars Offer Tributes

Logan Williams is one actor of four who had the distinction of playing Barry Allen, otherwise known as the Flash, in live-action. The up-and-coming Canadian star suddenly passed away this week at the age of […]

April 4, 2020
DCTV Shows
Season 2 Premiere of Harley Quinn Tackles No Man’s Land (and It Just Might Work)

After airing the season 1 finale just weeks ago, Harley Quinn is already back on DC Universe with its season 2 premiere. In the aftermath of the, literally, earth-shaking events of the last episode, Gotham […]

April 3, 2020
COMICS
How Bryan Lee O’Malley’s Scott Pilgrim Comics Refreshed The Genre

Plenty of romantic films have asked you the question of whether you’ve ever loved someone enough that you’d do anything for them. Well, Scott Pilgrim gets someone to prove it. That’s right – just to date a […]

March 30, 2020
COMICSIndependent
Women’s History Month Graphic Novel Spotlight: Monstress by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda

“Don’t kill Kippa.” If you know who I’m referring to and feel the same way, you are one of the many fans of Monstress, an Image series by writer Marjorie Liu and artist Sana Takeda. […]

March 30, 2020