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Action Comics #1000, explained

It’s not JUST about the number<p>There is only one big event in comics today: the release of <i>Action Comics</i> #1000. The 80-page special features the work of nearly two dozen writers and artists — from modern creators like Scott Snyder to classic artists like José Louis García López and even director …

Comic Books

C2E2 2018: Pat Gleason Talks the End of “Superman” and “Action” #1000

Pat Gleason and Pete Tomasi relaunched “Superman” at the beginning of the Rebirth era as co-writers with Gleason on art with others like Doug Mahnke …

Comic Books

How Frank Miller Built This Amazing Dark Knight Returns Page

Outside of the Bible, it’s hard to think of an origin story retold more often than that of Batman. Created by Bill Finger and Bob Kane for 1939’s</i> …

Comic Books

The 100 Most Influential Pages in Comic Book History

The origin story of comic books isn’t flashy. No radioactive spider bite, atomic explosion, or shadowy experiment granted the medium the sort of …

Graphic Novels

Marvel Value Stamps - Cover Gallery

Jack Kirby

The Fix: Steve Lieber, Criminal Mastermind [Interview]

Spotlight<p>THE FIX! Steve Lieber and Nick Spencer have teamed up once again for something brand new: two cops moonlight as criminals for walking around …

Comics

Can This Man Save Superman?

Last March, DC Entertainment, the arm of Warner Bros. that controls the commercial rights to the comic book icons Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman, among other superheroes, decided it was time to brag about its newest hire.<p>Four months earlier, it had announced that it had lured away Brian Michael …

Comics

Thinking About Inking: the role of comic book inkers

As a long-time comic book reader, I have come to recognize that one of the most important aspects of the creation of comic artwork is inking. It is …

12 comics you should read if you love the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies

There's no denying the Marvel Cinematic Universe is a success.<p>Its films are not only critically adored, but it is also the highest-grossing movie franchise ever, with nearly $15 billion globally.<p>"Black Panther" itself has already hit the $1 billion mark after a little over a month in theaters, and …

Comics

Fantastic Four: A Guide to Their Lineup History

After a three-year hiatus, the Fantastic Four is set to return to their own comic book series this August. The promos for the new series show the …

Comics

Everything You Need to Know About the Fantastic Four's Disappearance From Marvel Comics

After a few years away, Marvel Comics triumphantly announced that the complete and original Fantastic Four team—Reed Richards, Sue Storm, Ben Grimm, …

Comics

Saga #50: How an improbable comic has shaped the industry

An R-rated space opera longer than most superhero standbys<p>Reaching fifty issues is an impressive milestone for any comic. It’s much more impressive for titles that don’t have a famous character or inter-connected universe to draw in readers. And it’s especially rare to do with a single consistent …

Graphic Novels

Wolverine's Death and Return Are a Big Mess

Wolverine finally made his return last year in the Marvel Legacy one-shot after dying back in 2014, but it’s hard to get too excited about Logan’s …

Comics

I Hate Going Into Comic Book Stores

I have a confession to make. Even though I understand the important role that they play in the survival and evolution of the industry, I hate going …

Graphic Novels

Why I Quit Marvel

I’ve seen a lot of frustration aimed at Marvel the last few years and the general consensus seems to be that their comics have been falling in …

Comics

Fantastic Four: A Visual Guide to Their Costume History

Despite there not actually <i>being</i> a Fantastic Four right now, the Human Torch and the Thing have decided that they are going to try to put the band …

Comics

Gabby Rivera Shares Justice Sotomayor’s Fan Letter for Marvel’s America

The America Chavez comic may be ending soon, but it wasn’t without its die-hard fans. Apparently, one such fan was pretty high-profile. It turns out …

Comic Books

STEVE DITKO Reuniting With BLUE BEETLE

In new anthology.

Comic Books

Check out Iron Man's futuristic new suits in upcoming series from Dan Slott

Tony Stark returns to the pages of Marvel Comics this summer in a brand-new series from famed <i>Spider-Man</i> writer Dan Slott and artist Valerio Schiti</i> …

History Of Swamp Thing!

New Superman writer Brian Bendis on the current state of truth, justice, and the American way

Brian Michael Bendis hasn't published one comic at DC yet and he's already dropping truth bombs about some of it's most iconic characters. Speaking …

10 Most Tragic Deaths In The History Of DC Comics

Stop all the clocks, cut off the bat-phone. Prevent Krypto from barking with a juicy bone. Silence the Green Lanterns and with muffled drum, bring …

The Flash: 8 Alternate Versions Faster Than Barry Allen (And 7 Much Slower)

Although the Flash is often considered the “Fastest Man Alive”, it’s quite clear given the countless speedsters in the DC Multiverse that this is …

Comic Books
Graphic Novels

This Chart Shows Every Stan Lee Marvel Movie Cameo Since 1989

Stan Lee has made an appearance in every modern Marvel comics film and television adaptation ever made, and now the Easter egg hunt for Stan the Man …

Marvel Needs To Undo One More Day - Or Stop Trolling Spider-Man Fans

<b>WARNING: The following article contains spoilers for recent issues of Amazing Spider-Man.</b><p>When it comes to controversial storylines, not many heroes …

Why I'm Writing Captain America

And why it scares the hell out of me<p>Two years ago I began taking up the childhood dream of writing comics. To say it is more difficult than it looks is to commit oneself to criminal understatement. Writers don’t write comics so much as they draw them with words. Everything has to be shown, a fact I …

Marvel Universe

Don’t Miss This: “Descender” by Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen

There are a lot of comics out there, but some just stand out head and shoulders above the pack. With “Don’t Miss This,” we want to spotlight those …

Graphic Novels