Ah, Hollywood in the 1950s. The Red Scare, blacklisting, publicists covering up all manner of misbehaving and… Bettie Page the spy? Apparently, so. In this latest telling, Ms. Page is more modest than Ms. Blaise, but peels more than Ms. Emma. She out-vamps Vampirella, but she’s sweeter than Honey West. She puts the mod […]
Here’s a lost comics gem that’s coming back to print for all to enjoy courtesy of Drew Ford and IDW. Trina Robbins originally adapted Sax Rohmer’s sensational novel Dope for Eclipse way back in the 1980s. It lingered only in memories until Ford kickstarted it as part of his It’s Alive press. And now IDW has […]
I guess I missed this when it was first announced, but Marvel is putting out an English version of Avengers: Zombies Assemble by Yusaku Komiyama (Ixion Saga). It’s a manga version of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes as zombies, because EVERYONE LOVES ZOMBIES. The original was published on MangaBox, a Japanese mobile platform. Jim Zub is adapting the US version, […]
Yesterday, CBR reported that Warner Bros. Animation would be adapting Alan Moore’s and Dave Gibbons’ Watchmen into an animated movie. Originally published from 1986-1987 and later adapted into a 2.5-4 hour movie by Zack Snyder in 2009, news of this newest iteration of the series was revealed in an online survey distributed to members of Warner Bros. […]
The internet will remain calm today as DC announces a female writer will take over Wonder Woman, Shea Fontana.
The most rewarding comics are the ones that challenge your ideas and make you uncomfortable. Thought the medium’s history here’s been a long line of them, as early as X-Men in the 1960’s to modern books like Preacher. Tons of books either subtlety or forthright confronted notions core values are based on. Boom! Studios new book […]
This week Marvel’s got a slew of brand new ongoings spanning from Black Panther to two additional X-Men titles. We’re knee deep into RessurXion but there’s an incredible amount of new series and directions thrown up against the wall at the troubled publisher. We’ve got reviews of those three additional ongoing series, but we’re not stopping […]
In a post on his Tumblr, writer Greg Rucka announced he would be leaving Wonder Woman with issue #25 since the bimonthly pace had become too taxing for him. In a separate but subsequent FB post, artist Liam Sharp announced he too would be leaving the book, but ” not straying too far.” He also too kthe […]
Since the book was first announced, Gotham Academy has always been the square peg in a round Bat hole. Surely a tale about friendship, intrigue, good times with your best friends, and pizza didn’t belong in the bleak world of modern Batman? Then you read Gotham Academy’s first issues and were proven dead wrong. Maps Mizoguchi, […]
Kyle looks at a title that’s unveiling the aftermath of a big crossover, while another is just about to kick one off.