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Lynda Carter Discusses the New Wonder Woman, Plays Yoshi's SF

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 04.09.2014 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

Rather than worrying about the star assuming the coveted role, which she played from 1975-1979 while also appearing on a series of TV variety shows, Carter expressed fears about how the character will be scripted.

Best Marvel Flick Yet - Combines Comic-Book Nostalgia With Conspiracy and Adventure

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 04.08.2014 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

Whether you are a Marvel fan or not, you'll find the latest installment of Captain America to be a great political thriller with a compelling story line.

An Illustrated Interview With 'Glorkian Warrior Delivers a Pizza' Cartoonist James Kolchaka

Dave Scheidt | Posted 04.01.2014 | Chicago
Dave Scheidt

Last week First Second Books released The Glorkian Warrior Delivers A Pizza by award winning cartoonist James Kolchaka. It's an all ages graphic nov...

A Strange Talk With The Auteur Writer Rick Spears

Dave Scheidt | Posted 03.25.2014 | Chicago
Dave Scheidt

Earlier this month Oni Press released The Auteur #1 written by Rick Spears and illustrated by James Callahan. It's hilariously crude and funny all th...

'No More Mutants'

Barbara Holm | Posted 03.26.2014 | Books
Barbara Holm

The film is definitely going to be amazing, because Joss Whedon is an incredible genius. But so much of Wanda's dangerous rage and instability is predicated on her identity as a minority. I'm curious how they'll illustrate that in a film without being able to use the word 'mutant.'

American Dream Machine

Savas Abadsidis | Posted 03.11.2014 | Business
Savas Abadsidis

D'Alessio got into the game before what can arguably be called the Geek Spring that IS most entertainment. I talked to D'Alessio about how he started and where he's going next.

The Untold History Of Women In Comics

Posted 02.27.2014 | Arts

Although comics have earned a reputation for being male dominated and in some cases misogynist, women have played a role in the graphic medium from it...

10 U.S. Cities That Desperately Need a Superhero

Ryan Nickum | Posted 02.26.2014 | Weird News
Ryan Nickum

During these troubled times, Tina Turner isn't the only one who needs a hero. Many of America's greatest cities are at risk of becoming modern-day Gothams.

A Tobor the 8th Man Valentine: My Secret Superhero Romance Revealed!

Devra Maza | Posted 02.28.2014 | Entertainment
Devra Maza

We've all had impossible loves. As RoboCop romped across the Valentine's weekend silver screen, I was reminded of an earlier android amour of my own. For years, I have kept his identity, like my unquenchable ardor for him, locked in my heart. He was my secret obsession, my guilty pleasure, but it's time I confessed.

Ms. Marvel #1 Review

Barbara Holm | Posted 02.19.2014 | Arts
Barbara Holm

My expectations were happily exceeded by the funny, charming writing of this premier issue. The first of what will be a new monthly series, this issue introduced us to the new Ms. Marvel, a 16-year-old Pakistani-American Muslim girl named Kamala Khan.

My First Panic Attack

Sarah Fader | Posted 02.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Fader

Not only was I going to die someday, but I was very small in comparison to the rest of the world, which was rather large. I couldn't get over how small I felt. I was an ant and the universe was expansive and I was drowning in the hugeness of it all.

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.

Indie Comic Super! and the Quest for Global Domination, Part II

Marc N. Kleinhenz | Posted 04.12.2014 | Books
Marc N. Kleinhenz

Following up on our previous conversation, the duo discusses their influences, the various natures of parodies, and their (ongoing) attempts at working with traditional publishers.

Tesla Comic Inspires STEM Learning

Ravé Mehta | Posted 04.12.2014 | Education
Ravé Mehta

If we are to truly solve our energy crisis, then we must engage a lot more children today in learning about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). With our current education system, we are going in the opposite direction.

Seth Rogen Brings 'Preacher' To AMC

Posted 02.06.2014 | TV

Put on your Sunday best! "Preacher," the popular Vertigo comic from the '90s is finally being adapted into a television series, with help from Seth...

6 Reasons To Check Out NYC's Smallest Comic-Con

Eric Larnick | Posted 03.26.2014 | New York
Eric Larnick

This Saturday, the New York City comics community descends onto a gathering that is proudly proclaiming itself the "smallest Comic-Book Convention ever in the smallest comics store in the world."

Indie Comic Super! and the Quest for Global Domination, Part I

Marc N. Kleinhenz | Posted 03.23.2014 | Books
Marc N. Kleinhenz

Super!, a brand-new, Kickstarter-backed indie comic book, is all over the place. It has superheroes, as the name might suggest, but it also includes robots, drunkards, and corporate entities that seem too big to fail.

What If We All Had Superpowers?

Matt Murrie | Posted 03.23.2014 | Impact
Matt Murrie

Who didn't spend their childhood wondering what it would be like to fly through the air, shoot lasers from your eyes, or read people's minds? But what...

Creating the Bat #11: Jason Fabok

Marc N. Kleinhenz | Posted 03.18.2014 | Books
Marc N. Kleinhenz

As Batman: Eternal looks to start up in the very near future, Jason Fabok has ended his tenure on Detective to be the primary artistic force on the new weekly series.

6 Times The Beatles Invaded Comic Book Culture

Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

Everyone knows Beatlemania took over the minds and bodies of 1960s youth, spreading the band's signature skiffle rock and mophead hairdos far and wide...

Creating the Bat #10: John Layman

Marc N. Kleinhenz | Posted 03.10.2014 | Books
Marc N. Kleinhenz

John Layman took over writing duties on Detective Comics in October 2012, just over a year after the title's relaunch. Though his has been, as of yet, a short run, his time with the character has already proven to be memorable.

Creating the Bat #9: Dave Taylor

Marc N. Kleinhenz | Posted 03.04.2014 | Books
Marc N. Kleinhenz

Dave Taylor is a British illustrator who's seen more than his fair share of projects -- and his roles on them -- over the years. Taylor, however, is arguably best known for his work on Batman.

Creating the Bat #8: Scott Peterson, Part II

Marc N. Kleinhenz | Posted 02.22.2014 | Books
Marc N. Kleinhenz

"Creating the Bat" takes just a short peek into this never-ending process, asking five quick questions to the creators who have helped to make the Batman what he is today.

Creating the Bat #7: Scott Peterson, Part I

Marc N. Kleinhenz | Posted 02.18.2014 | Books
Marc N. Kleinhenz

Scott Peterson joined DC Comics as the assistant to Batman Group Editor Denny O'Neil in 1991. Peterson quickly established himself as a capable and knowledgeable overseer and was rewarded by being promoted to an editor in his own right.

Creating the Bat #6: Graham Nolan

Marc N. Kleinhenz | Posted 02.10.2014 | Books
Marc N. Kleinhenz

Graham Nolan worked in the Bat-universe from 1992 until 1998, most usually with writing partner Chuck Dixon. Although collaborating on a great number of stories together, the one that the artist has become the most famous for is Vengeance of Bane.