What is the Secret of Gene Luen Yang’s Superman?


Of all the comics projects announced this far from DC after Convergence, the one that arguably has fans the most excited is Superman from author Gene Luen Yang. The indie cartoonist will likely bring a different vibe to DC’s flagship character that will be focused on some of the ideas reflected in his own works like […]

Valiant Previews for the Ages: Quantum and Woody, X-O Manowar, and Unity!


Ever since the relaunch of the publisher, Valiant Entertainment has always been up to something new. This morning, fresh previews of ongoing series from the publisher were scattered across the internet. Unity is in the middle of a great story-arc featuring a cast of characters called The United. The team of villains have been expertly […]

NYCC’14: Baby Groot Officially ‘Grooting’ to a Store Near You!

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By Alexander Jones There has been a lot of hullabaloo on Marvel Studios not capitalizing on the ‘Grooting’ phenomena that has been sweeping the internet. This is in reference to the Guardians of the Galaxy character Groot dancing behind Drax the Destroyer a.k.a. actor Dave Batista’s back during the end credits of the film. In […]

Fictional humans protest Superman’s violent streak just like real ones did


Superman Protests! Yes, burning Supes in effigy…in Metropolis…in Detroit! #BatmanvSuperman W/@D3T0N8R pic.twitter.com/xbaKzwG13B — Tim Reinman (@TReinman) September 29, 2014 Latino Review is keeping up with the latest Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice [League Movie] set leaks and stuff.. The film is shooting in Detroit, for that “urban explorer” feeling. One scene (above) involves people […]

Fifty Years Ago, The Beatles Conquered America


At 8 o’clock on February 9th 1964, America tuned in to CBS and The Ed Sullivan Show. But this night was different. 73 million people gathered in front their TV sets to see The Beatles’ first live performance on U.S. soil. The television rating was a record-setting 45.3, meaning that 45.3% of households with televisions […]

Kirby, Girls, Avengers—one woman's guide

Some rambling thoughts that have been rumbling around my head this week. Don’t expect it to make any sense.

Must reads: two views of Angoulême

The recently concluded Angoulême comics festival is the most respected comics event in the world, but also one a bit remote from the daily comics grind of the average American reader. Two con reports will bring you up to speed in a hurry. Before we link, one note: I wrote earlier that crowds were reported as smaller this year, but the overwhelming evidence is that the festival was packed, as usual, with official attendance given as 215,000.

Nice Art: Roger Langridge's Father Ted

Why didn’t *WE* think of commissioning this? For those not in the know, Father Ted is one of the greatest sitcoms of all time, involving a bunch of Irish priests and their tea-loving housekeeper living on a small island off the coast. The show was created by Graham Linehan, best known these days for The […]

NYCC 10: Top Shelf #

Top Shelf has the usual gang of outstanding creators plus Japanese illustrator/manga-ka Akino Kondoh!</strong>

Art Alert: Farel Dalrymple's Merv Pumpkinhead

The OMEGA/POP GUN WAR artist posts a commission. Merv Pumpkinhead is, of course, from SANDMAN, but he’s also a nod to Jack Pumpkinhead, the character drawn by John R. Neill for the Oz books.

LOST: “Well, here we go.”

<img src=”http://i639.photobucket.com/albums/uu120/metatext/mh.jpg?t=1239844209″ alt=”road to the Island” /> It’s the Hurley and Miles buddy picture. More after the jump. <!–more–> 09:01 – Where there was a number on that rabbit? 09:02 – Tommy Lasorda~! 09:04 – Circle of Trust. 09:05 – Black Ops Dharmas? 09:05 – Well we know that it’s not Faraday in the body […]