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This Halloween Season, Read Comics!

Dave Scheidt | Posted 10.17.2012 | Chicago
Dave Scheidt


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Michael Kupperman | Posted 12.09.2012 | Comedy
Michael Kupperman


The New Serial Fiction Revolution

Mark R. Siegel | Posted 12.08.2012 | Books
Mark R. Siegel

When Dickens serialized The Pickwick Papers in 1836, droves of readers crowded the docks to get the latest installment fresh off the boat--not unlike the excitement you'd have seen at a midnight release of Harry Potter.

Legendary Pictures Releases Their First Comic Book

Bryan Young | Posted 12.05.2012 | Books
Bryan Young

For their first original comic series, Legendary Comics brought in Matt Wagner to write and Simon Bisley to illustrate a comic series called The Tower Chronicles about a mysterious, supernatural bounty hunter named John Tower.

TOBY, Robot Satan

Corey Pandolph | Posted 12.05.2012 | Comedy
Corey Pandolph


Justice League of Limbo

Mark Juddery | Posted 12.03.2012 | Entertainment
Mark Juddery

The movie world is awaiting the details with excitement -- or in the case of many fans, deep fear that they will get it wrong once again.

Talkin' Bout Star Wars

Michael Kupperman | Posted 11.27.2012 | Comedy
Michael Kupperman


Kevin Smith's Exclusive Stalker-azzi Story and Reddit AMA Questions

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.26.2012 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

What began as an innocent attempt by Kevin to enjoy the outdoors with his mini dachshund and get some exercise ended up turning into a crazy encounter with a fan who just happened to be camping in his car with "the longest telephoto lens in the world."

An Exclusive Preview of 'Talon #0' from Scott Snyder

Bryan Young | Posted 11.24.2012 | Books
Bryan Young

talon01DC Comics is launching their first-ever series with a brand-new character from The New 52.

Large Group Dynamics and Sexism

Barbara Holm | Posted 11.23.2012 | Women
Barbara Holm

I like seeing women supporting other women in their communities. I hate when girls feel like they're competing with other women, because that's just not the case.

An Exclusive preview of Wonder Woman #0

Bryan Young | Posted 11.18.2012 | Books
Bryan Young

Wonder Woman #0 comes out tomorrow, but you can get a sneak peek of it now.

Teddy Bear Detective Sleuths Up Kickstarter Clams

Turnstyle | Posted 11.14.2012 | Arts

By Noah J. Nelson Let me cop to a weakness up front: the first story I ever wrote, in the third grade, was about a dectective. A detective who just s...

What Does 'No More Average' Mean for our Kids?

Hayley Krischer | Posted 11.14.2012 | Parents
Hayley Krischer

What does being on the cutting edge really mean? Does this mean we succumb to the pressure of spending a fortune on camp so that our children can program iPhones at the tender age of 10?

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The Time Brian Posehn Met Bill Clinton | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.14.2012 | Comedy

It's hard to miss Brian Posehn. His movie and TV appearances have attracted fans from sitcoms ("Just Shoot Me") to comedy nerd documentaries ("The Com...

LOOK: RuPaul Gets The Comic Book Treatment

Posted 08.29.2012 | Gay Voices

The world's most famous drag queen is trying a new crown on for size -- that of comic book heroine. Written by Michael Troy and illustrated by Nat...

30,000 Comic Books On 'Collection Intervention'

Posted 08.29.2012 | TV

There's a fine line between collecting for fun and collecting out of obsession, and "Collection Intervention" helps those people who may have crossed ...

Confessions of a Newbie Comic Book Geek

Bill Augustin | Posted 10.23.2012 | Entertainment
Bill Augustin

I find myself lost in the stories in ways I only thought were possible by reading a novel or becoming engrossed in a television series.

Join the Epic World of Heroes With Stan Lee on YouTube (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.23.2012 | Technology
Shira Lazar

So, why did Stan Lee decide to create the epic World of Heroes on YouTube? It's simple, really. "We put it together for mankind," Lee says.

Stan Lee Gives His Take on Marvel Comics Parodies (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.22.2012 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Comics legend Stan "the Man" Lee is responsible for the some of the most major superhero stories and characters in pop culture. And with great success comes great parody.

Comics Crusader For The Digital Age: Mark Waid's Thrillbent

Turnstyle | Posted 10.08.2012 | Technology

By: Noah J. Nelson A version of this story appears on NPR's All Things Considered. He wouldn't make the claim, but when it comes to comic book write...

Catching Superheroes On Their Off-Hours

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 08.04.2012 | Home

It's common knowledge movie studios these days rip figures and stories for their blockbusters not from the headlines, but from the world of comic book...

'The Amazing Spider-Man' Original Cover Art Sells For Huge Price At Auction

AP | Posted 09.26.2012 | Money

PHILADELPHIA — Artist Todd McFarlane's original cover art for "The Amazing Spider-Man" No. 328 has sold for a record $657,250 at auction, just o...

Somehow I Survived San Diego Comic Con

Dave Scheidt | Posted 09.23.2012 | Chicago
Dave Scheidt

Somehow I survived the madness that was San Diego Comic Con 2012. While the focus on comics has indeed diminished, this year us comic guys weren't going out without a fight.

I Want to Start Reading Batman Comic Books, Where Should I Start?

Quora | Posted 09.19.2012 | Entertainment

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Laura Michet, computer game writer There are currently fourteen comic books about Batman, Gotham, ...

ReThink Review: The Dark Knight Rises - Haunted by the Ghost of Villains Past

Jonathan Kim | Posted 07.20.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

The Dark Knight Rises is very impressive and definitely worth seeing, but without a once-in-a-lifetime performance like Ledger's Joker to provide the pulse, we'll have to be content with a final chapter that certainly delivers, but in a trilogy that peaked in the middle.