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Black History Month Graphic Novel Spotlight: World of Wakanda by Roxane Gay, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Yona Harvey, and More

There are neither enough Black superheroes or Black creators in comics. That’s mindboggling considering the popularity of characters like Black Panther, Storm, Luke Cage, Cyborg, Jon Stewart, and Black Lightning. And we have creators like […]

February 28, 2020
Marvel Comics Debuts a New All-British Team, The Union…and It Did Not Go Over Well

Oomph. Whatever magic Marvel hit with Dawn of X and all of its various launches doesn’t seem to be working for Empyre, the next major Marvel Blockbuster event. One of the series that Marvel Comics […]

February 26, 2020
Dan Didio Fired From DC Comics By Execs At AT&T And Warner Bros., Plans for 5G Still On Track

On Friday last week, longtime co-publisher of DC Comics Dan Didio was fired by the company’s parents AT&T and Warner Bros. After more than 15 years with DC, Didio’s exit was both sudden and surprising. […]

February 26, 2020
Star Wars: The High Republic Will Bring The Golden Age of The Jedi To Life In Books And Comics

A new Expanded Universe is on the way for Star Wars fans as Lucasfilm announced The High Republic this week. Code-named Project Luminous, this new wave of Star Wars novels and comics will feature interconnected stories across […]

February 25, 2020
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Supergirl 100th Episode Brings Mr. Mxyzpltk and a Bunch of Do-Overs

Supergirl, first on CBS and now on CW, celebrates its 100th episode with the return of a fan-favorite character. Thomas Lennon debuts as the (new) Mr. Mxyzptlk, an imp from the 5th dimension who can […]

February 24, 2020
Wolverine #1: Benjamin Percy, Adam Kubert, and Viktor Bogdanovic Deliver a Great Double Feature

Wave One of Dawn of X was definitely a success, so it’s no surprise that we’re getting a lot more titles in Wave Two. To kick off the second wave, we have Wolverine #1 from […]

February 23, 2020
Who is Stargirl in the DC Universe? – A New Promising Series

Stargirl is a character some might know The CW’s Arrowverse. Having shown up in a few episodes of Legends of Tomorrow, the hero is just getting started in her own show on DC Universe, the […]

February 22, 2020
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The Arrow Series Premiere Is a Pilot Episode Good Enough to Launch a Universe: Retro Review

With the Arrow series finale behind us, there is a big future for DC and CW lying ahead. Yet, there is nothing wrong with looking back either. For our next Retro Review, we take a […]

February 21, 2020
Black History Month Graphic Novel Spotlight: Jerry Craft’s New Kid, the Newbery Medal Winner

Somewhere along the way in comics and graphic novels, superheroes stopped being for kids. At the same time, we’ve seen an increase in graphic novels of all kinds for kids. Books like American-Born Chinese, Bone, […]

February 20, 2020