Fans of Marvel’s weekly series Avengers: No Surrender will have something more to look forward to in its follow-up, Avengers: No Road Home. Conan will enter the Marvel Universe in No Road Home #6, in the midst of Scarlet Witch entering the Hyborian Age and the Avengers preparing for a fight against the Queen of […]
Marvel has announced it will pay tribute to Stan Lee via trade dress on the covers of some of the titles to be released between December 19-January 9. Both main covers and variant covers will feature the trade dress, although, according to Previewsworld.com, variants will receive the trade dress on a case-by-case basis. Marvel’s response […]
The Witcher: Of Flesh And Flame #1 Writer: Aleksandra Motyka Artist: Marianna Strychowska Colorist: Lauren Affe Letterer: Steve Dutro The Witcher franchise is no stranger to comics. Dark Horse has managed to keep Geralt of Rivia’s story, the titular Witcher, expanding at a steady but measured pace. One tends to wonder why the series hasn’t […]
If fantasy stories have taught us anything, it’s that not even the world of magic can escape the snares of politics. From Game of Thrones to Harry Potter, the problems that plague the characters of these stories stem from all-consuming political systems and machinations that force magic to become the only source of hope in […]
“I mean, literally, European history is kicking the shit out of each other and invading everyone else. This is an example of what I want to talk about with Peter Cannon, by the way.”
This Saturday, Local Comic Shop Day celebrates its fourth year, shining a much-needed spotlight on the comic book store experience and its place in a rapidly changing retail culture. The official website for the event characterizes comic shops as “the primary fire-starters for pop culture,” a bold statement that certainly does capture the potential reach […]
The midterm elections are upon us and we need comics to survive it. This year’s voter turnout is projected to rival that of the 1960s, when the counterculture was at its peak and when the political rifts that divided the nation rivaled those that led to the Civil War a century earlier. Comics offered a […]
French cartoonist Sébastien Samson’s graphic novel about running in the New York Marathon shows the universal language of the graphic novel.
Frankenstein: Junji Ito Story Collection Cartoonist: Junji Ito Translator: Jocelyne Allen English Adaptation: Nick Mamatas Touch-up Artist and Letterer: James Dashiell Junji Ito’s original body of work often turns its human characters inside out to show how monstrous we truly are. In Uzumaki, he turns an obsession to spiral shapes into a metaphor on how […]
Is it time for Michael Myers to make another return: to the comics page?