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Seth Rogen Announces DC Comics' 'Preacher' Is Coming To AMC

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 09.10.2015 | Entertainment

AMC has ordered an adaptation of the comic book series "Preacher," published by DC Comics imprint Vertigo. Executive producer Seth Rogen broke the new...

Amandla Stenberg’s New Project Is A Tribute To All Badass Black Women

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 09.01.2015 | Black Voices

Amandla Stenberg says we need more badass girls -- and she’s helping to make that happen.  The 16-year-old actress, who is widely-recogniz...

Dad Turns His Kids Into Cartoons With Awesome #BreakfastMugshots

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.28.2015 | Good News

Superheroes have breakfast at this house. ... Well, sort of.  Lance Curran, a father of two from Chicago has a quirky Sunday tradition. He lines ...

Discover Important Queer Fiction (With Wieners)

Matt Baume | Posted 07.09.2015 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

Manners can be more than just good or bad. They can also be dangerous. I don't mean rules about which fork goes where or what to say when someone sneezes. But when a society has rules about who's allowed to fall in love with whom, that has the power to destroy peoples' lives.

This Comic Book Is The Geeky, Feminist Answer To Bad Dating Advice

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 06.26.2015 | Arts

"I think there are always such silly ideas out there of women being mysterious creatures when it's usually quite the opposite,” comic book ...

Big Hero 6 Hopes to Make Big Splash in the Big Apple at This Year's New York Comic-Con

Jim Hill | Posted 12.08.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Big Hero 6 tells the story of Hiro Hamada, a 14 year-old genius who specializes in robotics. Hiro, his older brother Tadashi and their aunt Cass live together in a city that is also something of a mash-up.

STEM Contest Inspires Kids to Invent Our Future

Ravé Mehta | Posted 06.22.2014 | Impact
Ravé Mehta

If we can develop a better system to engage, empower and enable our children to innovate faster than our world systems decay, then our kids could not only save our world, they could reinvent our future!

Talking The Royals and "Destruction Porn" with Rob Williams

Marc N. Kleinhenz | Posted 04.15.2014 | Books
Marc N. Kleinhenz

Set amidst World War II, the story revolves around the British royal family -- which just so happens to be super-powered.

Crazy Facts You Didn't Know About Comic Book Superheroes (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 12.05.2013 | Books

Who is the fastest man alive? What sort of pizza do the Ninja Turtles eat the most? These and more pressing questions are answered in Super Graphics [...

John Lewis Publishes Comic Book About Civil Rights Movement

AP | MATT MOORE | Posted 10.13.2013 | Black Voices

In telling his life story in the pages of a graphic novel, U.S. Rep. John Lewis pays homage to a comic book that propelled him into the civil rights m...

On the Coming Blockbuster Tent-pole Gender Divide...

Scott Mendelson | Posted 04.13.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

If you've been paying attention to the various trailers being unleashed in the wake of Breaking Dawn -- Part 2 last November, you'll notice a fevered pitch by the studios to plant their flag in the sand in the newest 'hot' sub-genre.

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Michael Kupperman | Posted 12.09.2012 | Comedy
Michael Kupperman


Two Veggie Summer Reads: 'Dirt Candy' and 'Welcome to Claire's'

Rozanne Gold | Posted 10.16.2012 | Home
Rozanne Gold

Claire Criscuolo is the much-beloved "Maven of New Haven." Iconic and eponymous, Claire's Corner Copia has been feeding foodies just outside the gates of Yale as well as servicing an entire community of vegetarians for decades.

WATCH: Are Comic Books the Next Cool Medium for Journalism?

Bill Moyers | Posted 09.24.2012 | Media
Bill Moyers


Who Needs Origins? 8 Comic Book Films That Just Dove Right In

Scott Mendelson | Posted 09.16.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

There exists at least a handful of comic book adaptations that either completely eschew or compartmentalize the origin material. Be they successful as art or not, they represent the idea that it is possible to start (or restart) a comic book series without retelling the same origin.

Robert Crumb's Comic Nightmare

Posted 07.25.2013 | Arts

Robert Crumb's adult cartoons give a feeling similar to being insulted by a kindergartener. The kid is presumptuous, offensive and totally out of line...

Why Superman Is The Best Superhero

Larry Tye | Posted 08.16.2012 | Books
Larry Tye

The most enduring American hero of the last century is someone who lived half his life in disguise and the other half as the world's most recognizable man. He is not Jack Kennedy or Joltin' Joe DiMaggio, Batman or Jerry Seinfeld, although all of them were inspired by him.

PHOTOS: The Faces Behind Your Favorite Comic Books

Posted 05.07.2012 | Books

Superheros are often maligned as being only for children and geeks; "Leaping Tall Buildings: The Origins of American Comics" (powerHouse Books, $35), ...

Author: My Cat Inspired A Viral Phenomenon

Simon Tofield | Posted 07.03.2012 | Books
Simon Tofield

I've enjoyed drawing since I was a little boy. Back then I used to amuse my school friends with drawings of characters I would create from my imagination. A lot of those early characters were based on animals.

Cher Is The Newest Comic Book Queen

Posted 02.17.2012 | Arts

The newest comic book hero may or may not have a cape, but we can guarantee that her costumes are hotter than hot. The multitalented singer, actress a...

Huff Post Review: Thor

Scott Mendelson | Posted 07.04.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Despite Marvel and Paramount's best marketing efforts to convince otherwise, Kenneth Branagh's Thor is a perfectly satisfactory piece of popcorn entertainment.

Check Out This 1960s Comic Book Ad For Public Libraries!

Boing Boing | Cory Doctorow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Nick Page found this 1960s comic book advert extolling the virtues of public libraries. Especially poignant as public libraries around the world strug...

Near Forgotten MLK Comic Gains Fans in the Middle East

Barbara Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Barbara Becker

In 1958 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was the real-life superhero of a comic book that inspired disenfranchised American youth to take action against segregation. Today, the comic is finding a new audience in the Middle East.

Electron Boy: Comic Book Artist Gives 'Superpowers' To Boy With Cancer

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Matt Campbell of Canon City is an illustrator and comic-book artist. And oh yeah, he helped give super-powers to a Washington State boy who needs them...

Comic Book Of 'The Communist Manifesto'

Geekosystem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Sure, everybody has that story about parents throwing away their comics, but this one seems particularly relevant now that George Rigakos has written ...