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PHOTOS: 10 Most Iconic Comic Book Covers Of All Time

Brian Cronin | Posted 08.04.2012 | Books
Brian Cronin

The comic book cover is a unique form of art, as it must be at once both a teaser for the story within but also a piece of art of its own. For comic book fans, the covers of classic comic books are often the only part of those comics that they will ever get a chance to read.

All Ages Comics Are for Everyone, Not Just Kids

Dave Scheidt | Posted 08.01.2012 | Chicago
Dave Scheidt

Comic books are not for kids. They are not for "geeks" and certainly are not for girls. They're for everyone. One of the most important things to happen in comics in the past few years has been the rise of all-ages books.

A Conversation With Chip Kidd and the First Look at Batman: Death by Design

Bryan Young | Posted 07.24.2012 | Books
Bryan Young

If you're a fan of both Batman and classic noir cinema, this book is a must read.

Lucas Kavner

Marvel Moves Further Toward Digital Comics | Lucas Kavner | Posted 05.10.2012 | Home

It's been quite a month for Marvel Comics. Last weekend, they watched their beloved "Avengers" franchise provide the biggest opening weekend for a fil...

The Fair Trade Comic Books You Should Be Reading

Elaine Lee | Posted 07.09.2012 | Books
Elaine Lee

Since the late 1970s, "creators' rights" has been a hot-button issue and there have been brave experiments in creator-owned comic publishing. Enter the era of Fair Trade Comics!

Movie Review: The Avengers

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.04.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Avengers is veined with wit, even as it offers exactly the kind of action that fanboys and normal movie-goers alike want out of something like this.

19 Superheroes With WTF Superpowers

The Huffington Post | Seena Vali | Posted 06.29.2012 | Comedy

With "The Avengers" hitting theaters this weekend, superheroes are on everyone's mind. But not all superheroes are as cool as Iron Man, Thor, The Hulk...

19 Superheroes With WTF Superpowers

The Huffington Post | Seena Vali | Posted 10.13.2012 | Comedy

With "The Avengers" hitting theaters this weekend, superheroes are on everyone's mind. But not all superheroes are as cool as Iron Man, Thor, The Hulk...

DC Adding 6 New Titles, Including 'G.I. Combat'

AP | MATT MOORE | Posted 05.02.2012 | Entertainment

PHILADELPHIA -- More than eight months after upending its universe of classic heroes and ongoing titles, DC Entertainment is bringing six more titles ...

Crazy About Comics?

By Mikhaela Padilla Mikhaela is a sophomore at Whitney Young High School. She’s a reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distributed to...

Movie Review: Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.02.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The key here is the mix of tones Spurlock achieves: a blend of boyish gee-whiz fascination and a winking sense of the absurdity of grown-ups devoting their lives to this sort of fantasy and role-playing.

Comic Artists Donate Giant Mural

AP | Posted 03.28.2012 | Arts

KENT, Ohio -- The men behind the "Funky Winkerbean" comic strip celebrated its 40th anniversary by donating a 96-foot mural for a new student lounge a...

The Wonderful Cosplay Costumes of WonderCon 2012

Terry Keefe | Posted 05.21.2012 | Entertainment
Terry Keefe

Some of the most interesting sights of WonderCon were the plethora of innovative cosplay outfits worn by fans. Cosplay is short for "costume play." Here are a selection of photos I took from WonderCon 2012.

Jean "Moebius" Giraud, 1938-2012, 2012-Onwards

Network Awesome | Posted 05.13.2012 | Entertainment
Network Awesome

It's hard to imagine that his work, his style and his visions would come to an end, yet sadly, this past Saturday, March 10th, Jean "Moebius" Giraud passed away from an unpublicized fight with cancer.

The Great Comic Creator Mixtape

Dave Scheidt | Posted 05.12.2012 | Chicago
Dave Scheidt

I had a simple question for a few of my favorite comic creators. What kind of music inspires you and helps your creative process when creating comics?

Hundreds Of Rare Comic Books Damaged

AP | Posted 05.06.2012 | Home

PITTSBURGH -- Holy leaky roof, Batman!!! Hundreds and possibly thousands of rare comic books were damaged at a comic museum's warehouse in western Pe...

Building a Collection Without Breaking the Bank

J.D. Roth | Posted 04.25.2012 | Business
J.D. Roth

No matter what you collect, there are ways to enjoy your hobby while spending less. Here are some of the ways I've learned to keep costs low after four decades of collecting.

Brothers Unexpectedly Inherit $2 Million Comic Book Collection

AP | JAMIE STENGLE | Posted 04.22.2012 | Home

DALLAS — Michael Rorrer said his great aunt once mentioned having comic books she would one day give him and his brother, but it was a passing r...

Famous Comic Creates New Method Of Distribution

Bryan Young | Posted 04.18.2012 | Books
Bryan Young

Archie Comics is unveiling today a major step in digital distribution.

Irani Protest Comic Comes Together Through Collaboration

Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts

In an all-too-rare moment of collaboration across political borders and cultural boundaries a Persian author, Arab artist and a Jewish editor came tog...

Nerd Alert: 'Doctor Who' And 'Star Trek' Crossover Coming!

The Huffington Post | Maureen Ryan | Posted 02.14.2012 | TV

It sounds like something dreamed up in the fevered brain of a Comic-Con attendee: A sci-fi story that features an unholy alliance between "Star Trek's...

Comic Book Men Review

Steven Brown and Carmelo Chimera | Posted 04.13.2012 | TV
Steven Brown and Carmelo Chimera

It took a full 30 seconds for the cast of Kevin Smith's "Comic Book Men" to make their first penis joke. Immediately, we realized the show would do little to dispel any of the stereotypes associated with comic store owners and staff.

Michael Hudson Is Pulp Fiction, Part 2

Alexandra Holzer | Posted 04.04.2012 | Books
Alexandra Holzer

If you ever wanted to know anything about the comic book industry, this is an interview you don't want to miss! Part 1 can be found here. I am conti...

Michael Hudson Is Pulp Fiction

Alexandra Holzer | Posted 04.02.2012 | Books
Alexandra Holzer

Last month we sat down with graphics novel head writer Martin Powell who writes for many publications including Pulp 2.0, Dark Horse Comics, and now O...

Penthouse Pet Ryan Keely's Secret Love: Gory Comic Books

Adult Swim | Posted 03.27.2012 | Weird News

You might think a Penthouse Pet has kinks. Well, Ryan Keely has hers, but not what you think. She has a thing for intensely gory comic books. Sh...