Joval Martin

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Comics Circulation Just Hit a 20-Year High

The comics industry has undergone a pretty radical turnaround in the past three years. After a massive, speculator-bubble-induced sales spike in the …

Comics

How America’s First Popular Comic Shaped the 19th Century Newspaper Wars

It also gave us dialogue bubbles.<p>In 1896, Richard F. Outcault, or, as he was known professionally, R.F. Outcault, found himself—from humble origins …

Comic Books

Why Star Wars Needs a Big Live-Action TV Series

<i>Star Wars</i> is continuing to expand as a multi-media franchise universe - one that now includes movie sequels, standalone films, cartoon series, novels …

Happy Batman Day: Here's Why Batman is an Enduring Success

September 17, 2016 marks the third annual "Batman Day," which is designated to celebrate Batman, perhaps the most iconic, enduring, <i>and</i> popular …

Haitian-American Roxane Gay Becomes First Black Woman Writer for Marvel Comics

Haitian-American writer Roxane Gay recently made history. The writer, best known for her book of essays “Bad Feminist,” has been tapped by Marvel to …

Where the Data Ranks 2016's Comic Book Films

The summer movie season is wrapping up and we’ve seen an interesting year when it comes to comic book films. For months debates have raged as to who …

Comics circulation is back at ’90s bubble levels

Driven, presumably, by the ubiquitous infiltration of superheroes and costumed villains into every walk of our pop culture lives, comic books have …

Comic Books