Comics

Frank Miller and John Romita Jr. are bringing Superman: Year One to comic book store shelves this August. Announced as the launch title for DC’s new Black Label imprint, the three-part series will see the comics veterans take on the early days of the the big blue boy scout. It’s a framework Frank Miller should be familiar with…
March 09, 2018
Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo will join forces for another tale about the Clown Prince of Crime in the newly announced graphic novel Batman: Damned. The series is part of DC Comics’ new Black Label imprint and will star the Dark Knight alongside John Constantine. “On a deserted Gotham City bridge, a body is found. Whispers spread the news:…
March 09, 2018
BOOM! Studios’ latest Garfield comic sees the titular lasagna-loving cat leaving Jon Arbuckle’s house and joining the circus — depicted in an art style that’s a definite departure from Jim Davis’ classic look for the characters. CBR has the first details. Garfield: Homecoming is a four-issue June-debuting miniseries written by Scott Nickel, cartoonist of the…
March 08, 2018
Kevin Smith has been feeling the love since he suffered a massive heart attack last week. Many people in the industry, such as Mark Hamill and Chris Pratt, have been showing their appreciation for Smith, but the casts and crews of CW’s The Flash and Supergirl just took it up a notch. Many thanks to my friends &…
March 07, 2018
Pepe the Frog creator Matt Furie is taking steps to reclaim his creation. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Furie — who created Pepe as a “peaceful frog-dude” — has filed a copyright lawsuit against InfoWars in California federal court. Before becoming a wide-spread meme, Pepe the Frog was originally envisioned as a laid-back amphibian that says,…
March 06, 2018
Legendary X-Men comics writer Chris Claremont, who collaborated with artist John Byrne on the seminal “Dark Phoenix Saga,” says he wishes Jean Grey had remained dead. In comic books, it is an unwritten rule that only Peter Parker’s Uncle Ben and Bruce Wayne’s parents are truly, permanently dead. Speaking to SYFY WIRE, the acclaimed X-Men…
March 06, 2018
Dark Horse Comics has announced a new graphic novel anthology from Neil Gaiman and Mark Buckingham titled Likely Stories. The announcement follows on the heels of the reveal that DC Comics will launch a Sandman Universe line as part of its Vertigo imprint, based on the seminal series and overseen by Gaiman. Buckingham is known for having…
March 06, 2018
In 2016, French cartoonist Pénélope Bagieu published Les Culottées, a two-volume series that offered short biographical sketches of impactful women from around the world and throughout history. One year later, the world exploded with the #MeToo movement, as women everywhere exposed the sexual abuse and systemic mistreatment that they all experience, in ways large and…
March 06, 2018
It’s Sunday at Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle, and Marvel wrapped its convention programming with the “Next Big Thing” panel, featuring several of its high-profile creators filling in fans at the Washington State Convention Center on the latest in their books. On the panel: Creators Donny Cates, Charles Soule, Kris Anka, Ed Brisson, Matthew…
March 04, 2018
Twenty-five years ago, it was Morphin Time for the first time, and BOOM! Studios will celebrate the quarter-century anniversary with June’s Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Anniversary Special one-shot, announced Saturday at Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle. CBR has details. The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Anniversary Special is set to commemorate 25 years since the…
March 04, 2018
Marvel took the stage at Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle on Saturday afternoon with the “Make Mine Marvel” panel, featuring some of the publisher’s current creative talent talking the latest at the House of Ideas. It’s Marvel publishing’s first major convention panel since some major developments at the company, including Brian Michael Bendis leaving…
March 03, 2018
Talking all things Superman at his spotlight panel for Emerald City Comic Con, Eisner Award-winning writer Brian Michael Bendis offered a renewed approach to a classic Superman motto: Truth, Justice and the American Way. Bendis said he’s found new relevance in Superman’s “truth, justice and the American way” adage, which helped inspire him to take…
March 03, 2018
DC Comics made news earlier this week with the announcement of The Sandman Universe, a line of four comics inspired by the seminal Neil Gaiman-written Sandman series. That was one of the topics of discussion on Saturday at Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle, with the “Vertigo – At the Center of Modern Storytelling” panel,…
March 03, 2018
As part of its slew of announcements from Emerald City Comic Con, Dynamite Entertainment revealed plans to bring beloved crime-solver Nancy Drew to comics in a new series from the all-female creative team of writer Kelly Thompson (Jem and the Holograms, Hawkeye), artist Jenn St-Onge (Bingo Love, The Misfits), colorist Triona Farrell (Mighty Morphin’ Power…
March 03, 2018
DC Comics is now offering five free digital comics from Brian Michael Bendis‘ Jinxworld line. As part of the writer’s exclusivity deal with the publisher, Bendis’ line of creator-owned comics are now available on DC’s digital platform. To celebrate, the first issue of each series is being offered for free as digital releases. DC is likely also hoping that…
March 02, 2018
This year’s Emerald City Comic Con has arrived, and DC Comics is set to kick off its ECCC programming slate with a DC Universe panel — spanning its wide array of superhero offerings — happening Thursday afternoon at the Washington State Convention Center. In attendance: creators Justin Jordan, Marguerite Bennett, Julie Benson, Shawna Benson, Mitch…
March 01, 2018
Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and artist Leinil Yu will relaunch Captain America on July 4 as part of Marvel Comics’ “Fresh Start” initiative. Alex Ross will provide covers. Coates, the acclaimed journalist and author who relaunched Black Panther in 2016, made the announcement this morning in his column for The Atlantic. He’ll continue to write Black…
February 28, 2018
For the annual New York Toy Fair, Hasbro went all-out once again with a presentation covering each of its collector-oriented properties. We got to see brand new offerings from Marvel and Star Wars up on screen, before heading downstairs to see them with our own eyes (and cameras). Hasbro also spoke about the recent deal…
February 26, 2018