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Secrets of the biggest comic book collection in the world

A few weeks ago, on Free Comic Book Day, <b>Bob Bretall</b> came back from his local indie comic shop with about 480 new comics. It was a monster haul, sure, …

Comics

Chris Pratt Addresses Fans Angry Over Star-Lord's Actions in 'Avengers: Infinity War'

Out of all the characters in <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>, Star-Lord might be one of the most despised at the moment, but Chris Pratt formulated the perfect …

Marvel Universe

Could Marvel’s Big Post-AVENGERS Franchise Be THE ULTIMATES?

Although we are all still reeling from the events of <i>Avengers: Infinity War,</i> it’s never to soon to start looking ahead—even past next year’s <i>Avengers …

Marvel Universe

Gina Gagliano to Head New RHCB Graphic Novel Imprint

Random House Children’s Books announced plans to launch Random House Graphic, a dedicated graphic novel imprint under the direction of Gina Gagliano, …

Books

The 8 Best Comics to Read in May

<i>Each month,</i> <i>Abraham Riesman</i> <i>offers recommendations of comics media, including book-length graphic novels, comics-format nonfiction, ongoing series, and</i> …

Books

The bizarre comic book love story of Thanos and Death

Some stories can really only happen in comics. While many of us know and love the X-Men, a big part of their appeal is their sprawling, often utterly …

Hugo Award nomination bodes well for breakout ‘Monsters’ author Emil Ferris

<b>THE HUGO AWARD</b> nominees were announced over the weekend by Worldcon 76, and one key takeaway from the comics nominees is this: Emil Ferris‘s year of coronation has arrived.<p>As we enter the first stages of the book awards season, Ferris’s debut graphic novel, “My Favorite Things Is Monsters” …

Books

Artists You Should Know: Rahil Mohsin is an artistic chameleon with a hundred styles

Each week, Alex Lu is highlighting the work of some of the coolest illustrators of our generation. Know anyone who should be featured (including …

Graphic Novels

Best iOS Apps For Comic Book Fans and Geeks

You are using an <b>outdated</b> browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.<p>Bam! These are the Best Apps for Comic Book Fans<p>Enjoy your …

The Challenge of Writing Sylvia Plath’s New York Times Obituary 55 Years After She Died

This week I wrote the obituary of Sylvia Plath, the poet and the author of “The Bell Jar” (a staple of high school and college reading lists), for our Overlooked series, about women who deserved an obituary in The New York Times at the time of their death but did not get one.<p>Plath died on Feb. 11, …

Literature

Stan Sakai Relaunches Usagi Yojimbo with First New #1 in 22 Years

Usagi Yojimbo enjoys a distinction that not many comic book titles can claim: it has had 225 consecutive issues written and drawn by one creator, …

Graphic Novels

Major change for comics shops could mean major change for the industry

Online preorders come to print comics<p>America’s biggest distributor of print comics will release an online preorder system for comics readers — a change with big potential for the industry. Diamond Comics Distributors promises that the service, called Pullbox, will allow readers to pre-order their …

Everyone loves Shuri: The history and importance of Marvel’s teenage tech genius

<i>This story contains spoilers for “Black Panther.”</i><p>Growing up, I loved comics and read plenty of them – but I didn’t learn about Shuri, T’Challa’s …

EXCLUSIVE: First look at The Realm hardcover art; soundtrack and future arc intel

One of the hottest fantasy comics currently being published is <i>The Realm</i>, published by Image Comics. Only five issues have been published but the …

5 Things To Love In Comics This Week

What’s the old saying? “Better late than never.” I’m living by that mantra this week, which is why I’m a few days late with this blog post. The first …

And the 2017 Comics Industry Person of the Year is: Emil Ferris

It’s time to announce the annual Comics Industry Person of the Year, as voted on by industry peers. This is the person who moved the needle, made a …

Graphic Novels

10 excellent comics that flew under the radar in 2017

Some are obvious masterpieces, and some are better than they have any right to be.<p>Comic book news this year was dominated by which major characters …

Graphic Novels

5 Things to Love in Comics: The Week Before Christmas Edition

Happy Holidays, everyone! As I’m writing this, its a few days before Christmas and it was a great week for comics. If you’re one of the millions of …

5 Things To Love In Comics This Week

Happy Friday, comics fans. It’s that time of year again, kids are getting out of school, finals are wrapping up for collegiate folks, the lead up to …

To Celebrate SNAGGLEPUSS, Here Are 12 More Great LGBTQ Comics

Comics have long been a medium used to tell important and vital stories, and DC Comics is continuing that tradition with their newest Hanna Barbara …

The 10 Best Graphic Novels Of 2017

2017 was a banner year for long-form comics. We saw a variety of outstanding work in a range of genres and styles, great storylines collected into integral volumes, maturation of young talent, comebacks by veterans, and several audacious debuts. The comics field is diversifying in terms of subject …

Graphic Novels

Marvel announces Wolverine: The Long Night, its first scripted podcast 

Marvel Studios is already close to absorbing all movies into the Marvel Cinematic Universe (sort of like a movie Galactus if the MCU were allowed to …

DC Previews DAMAGE #1, Other NEW AGE OF DC HEROES Titles

DC Comics has released a preview of <b>Damage #1</b> by Tony S. Daniel, Danny Miki and Robert Venditti, the kickoff of a new line of titles stemming from …

5 Things to Love in Comics This Week

If it’s Friday, then it’s time to talk about some comics! There’s a lot to love in comics, so each Friday this blog singles out 5 things to love in …

A Far-Too-Real Batman Tops This Week’s Best Comics

We all know the root of Batman‘s origin: Bruce Wayne sees his parents murdered as a child and becomes the world’s greatest crimefighter, that pain nipping at his heels the whole way. But most origin stories skip over the fact that Bruce witnesses a near-unthinkable event at an age most of us argue …

Len Wein to posthumously receive WGA West's Animation Writing Award

One of the comic book industry's late greats will have his time with the stars tonight in Hollywood. The Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) will …

'Love hormone' explains why your dog loves to see you smile

Wild animals have more to gain from watching out for predators than getting all warm and fuzzy when they see a smiling human. But your dog is nothing …

Russell Tovey Will Play an Openly Gay, Nazi-Fighting Superhero in an Upcoming TV Event

On Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, the CW television network with air <i>Crisis On Earth X,</i> a four-hour superhero TV crossover event that will be shown over two …

5 Things to Love in Comics This Week

Happy Friday, comics fans! If you are like me, and live in the U.S., you’ve most likely spent the last few days celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday …

Jude Law Scores 'Captain Marvel' Male Lead Role

Brie Larson stars as the titular hero<p>Jude Law is in negotiations to star as the male lead in “Captain Marvel” opposite Brie Larson, an individual …