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'Family Guy' Makes Major Move

Posted 06.04.2011 | Entertainment

Giggity giggity: the Griffins are coming to a comic shop near you. Titan Comics announced on Monday that they will begin producing a new "Family Gu...

Movie Review: Rainn Wilson's Kind of Super

Michael Giltz | Posted 06.01.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

The movie is a little unsure of itself tonally because it doesn't quite know what it thinks of its protagonist. But it is weirdly amusing and has cult favorite written all over it.

Wonder Woman's Sexy Costume Change

Posted 05.30.2011 | Entertainment

Even superheroes make mistakes, it seems. Or at least those that make their costumes do. Earlier in March, the costume for the Adrianne Palicki-sta...

HuffPost Review: Super

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.29.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If the description of Super sounds a lot like last year's Kick-Ass, well, it's essentially the same movie, with a slightly different sensibility. Kic...

The Best-Drawn Supply Chain You'll Ever See: A Look at How an Industry Evolves

Matt Cohen | Posted 05.28.2011 | Business
Matt Cohen

When drawing supply chains, most people don't bother with more than a fast doodle with boxes. When Scott McCloud draws a supply chain, he takes it to a different level.

Sucker Punch: Why You Were Unprepared To See the Film

Dan Pashman | Posted 05.28.2011 | Comedy
Dan Pashman

I didn't see Sucker Punch, and chances are, neither did you. The heavily-hyped special effects film opened Friday, but it lost the weekend box office...

Amy Adams Cast As Lois Lane In 'Superman'

Posted 05.27.2011 | Entertainment

The Daily Planet has its ace reporter, and Clark Kent has his love interest. Amy Adams has been cast as Lois Lane in Zack Snyder's upcoming "Superman"...

Chris Evans Goes From Scrawny To Superhero

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Chris Evans goes from CGI-skinny to super soldier in the first extended peak at "Captain America." Evans stars as the iconic hero in the Marvel-Par...

Superman Like You've Never Seen Before

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

He's still from planet Krypton, but this will be Superman as you've never seen him before. Just don't expect to know what that means yet. The LA Ti...

First Spider-Man Comic Sells For HUGE Money

AP | MATT MOORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

PHILADELPHIA — A comic collector has been caught in Spider-Man's web, paying $1.1 million for a near-mint copy of "Amazing Fantasy" No. 15 that feat...

The Faithful Shopper: Buy Books in New York

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

A number of notable independent bookshops in New York are bucking the trend, providing a place to browse and find the unexpected tome or meet an author.

Comics of the Past: Appreciated on Many Levels

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Kate Kelly

Fifty years ago, parents outright discouraged children from reading comics because they "took up time that could be used reading real literature." But children knew all along that comics had value.

PHOTOS: Brussels As Tintin's Playground

Natalie Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Natalie Hill

With Spielberg and Jackson putting the finishing touches to the new stop-motion animation of The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, now is a great time to discover all things Tintin in Brussels.

Javier Grillo-Marxuach Makes Canon 5D Magic

Abe Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Abe Schwartz

Javier Grillo-Marxuach is pretty much the man. He's written for and served as producer on several well-known, critically-acclaimed shows including "Lo...

Is $65 Million Important In Making Theater? Cue The Zero Budget Off-Broadway Spider-Man Musical

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Watch out "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," there's a new Spidey show in town. Justin Moran, an improv comedian and composer, has created his own mus...

Marion Cotillard Cast In Next 'Batman' Movie | Peter Mikelbank and Stephen M. Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Gotham City is about to get a French accent. Already set to star Anne Hathaway as Catwoman and Christian Bale returning as the Caped Crusader, the lat...

Spider-Man's HUGE Move

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — With the Fantastic Four whittled to three after last month's death of the Human Torch, Marvel's longtime super group is changing names an...

Turn Your Special Someone Into a Super Hero: Get Half-Off A Custom Comic For V-Day

Thrillist | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Get the most romantically bad-ass V-day gift ever for 1/2 off: a professionally-produced, customized comic strip inspired by your photo of choice (t...

Wikileak's Julian Assange Inspires Street Artists | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Pre-dating the modern "Street Art" movement, the street has traditionally been an outlet for the voice of the people and social movements have almost ...

Fantastic Three? Famous Comic Character To Die

AP | MATT MOORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — It's a Fantastic Four farewell with the revelation Tuesday of who among them has been selected to be written out of the super hero team. ...

Sarah Palin Goes Steampunk

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Lisa Derrick


Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys Given New Life As Comics

Books | ANDREW A. SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Papercutz is relaunching the Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys graphic novels -- and the first volumes of each are a delight. The "Hardy Boys: The New Case F...

Comic Books On Your iPad: | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Comics and iPads -- two extremely geeky things that go great together. And while I have the DC, Marvel, ComiXology, IDW, and Archie apps, one thing th...

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 ...

COMIC ART: Lost, Unpublished Dr. Seuss Manuscript Surfaces | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Over forty years ago, Theodore S. Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss, began work on a book. Per usual, he had assistants working with him, one of whom managed the ...