Conan O'Brien Has Some Really Morbid Death Scenarios for Archie

The iconic comic book hero Archie Andrews dies a heroic death in the final issue of Life with Archie #36 while saving the life of one of his friends. His death is really tragic and meaningful, but Conan O'Brien's here with some not-so-heroic alternatives. » 7/17/14 9:00am 7/17/14 9:00am

​They're Killing Off Archie In July

The people at Archie Comics just don't give a damn. They unleashed a zombie apocalypse in Riverdale last year, in which two female supporting characters sort of came out of the closet. Now the publisher is killing off their main character. RIP Archie. » 4/08/14 10:40am 4/08/14 10:40am

The Most Messed-Up Archie Comic Ever Comes Out Today

Sharing milkshakes. Fun little love triangles. Bumbling high-school principals. This week, that’s all done. Zombies are going eat the brains out of Reggie, Mr. Weatherbee and those polar-opposite Archie-lovers Betty and Veronica. Sound cheesy? It’s not. It’s actually damn creepy. » 10/09/13 12:30pm 10/09/13 12:30pm

These Are the Guys Who Make Sonic’s Life Hell in His Comic Book Series

Video games’ fastest hedgehog beats up a lot of other animals in his comic-book adventures. Humans, too. If you want to see the guys who’ve given Sonic his toughest battles in illustrated form, they’re all in one handsomely presented place now. » 8/07/13 1:00pm 8/07/13 1:00pm

ALL the Robot Masters Show Up in the Mega Man/Sonic Comics Crossover

Archie Comics' crossover between Sega and Capcom's best known characters is called Worlds Collide. And it looks like the biggest collision will be happening in next week's Sonic #250, when a crap-ton of robot masters show up to try and stop the blue heroes from saving the day. » 6/27/13 10:00am 6/27/13 10:00am

Sonic and Mega Man's Enemies Team Up to Make Some F***ed-Up Robots

Knuckles Man.? Rose Woman? Shadow Man? Only two horrible minds could've come up with evil robot antagonists like these. Dr. Wily and Dr. Eggman's malevolent subversion of Sonic the hedgehog's friends gets revealed in the latest issue of the Worlds Collide crossover, an Archie Comics event pairing up Sonic and Mega for… » 5/27/13 12:00pm 5/27/13 12:00pm

Take a Look at How Sonic and Mega Man Level Up in Their Archie Comics…

Worlds Collide—the long-brewing mash-up between Sega’s Hedgehog and Capcom’s Blue Bomber—finally kicks off this week. The two video game icons and their assorted allies, sidekicks and enemies will be meeting up and throwing down for the next few months. But, be honest: what you really want to know is if the blue… » 4/11/13 3:30pm 4/11/13 3:30pm

Too Bad This Mega Man & Sonic Comic-Book Crossover Isn't an Actual Game

The long-teased crossover between Capcom and Sega's iconic characters » 2/05/13 4:30pm 2/05/13 4:30pm inches ever closer and each bit of preview art makes fans teases fans with the fact that this mash-up doesn't exist in playable form.

The Sonic/Mega Man Comics Crossover Might Be the Closest We Get a Sega…

Let's get real: Sonic doesn't stand a chance. Sure, he's fast. You see that energy build-up in the Mega Buster pictured below? That's a recipe for roasted hedgehog, right there.

But, wait, you say! Couldn't Sonic disassemble Mega Man at super-speed before Capcom's icon could even get a blast off? The answers to… » 11/27/12 3:00pm 11/27/12 3:00pm

Who Needs Sonic? Get a Look at Knuckles the Echidna's Collected Comics…

Sure, Sega's blue mascot has had a long run of comics of his own from Archie Comics. But his frenemy Knuckles saw action on his own, too, with exploits that unfurled an oddly touching interpretation of the animal-verse. A new collection of Knuckles comics hits stores next week. Here's a first look at the continued… » 9/11/12 3:45pm 9/11/12 3:45pm

Sonic/Mega Man Crossover Won’t Feature Any Human/Animal Romance

When the storyline that has Sonic the Hedgehog and Mega Man meet shows up in comics stores next year, Archie Comics is pulling off a feat that Sega and Capcom probably wouldn't be able to pull off. The man responsible for the ensuing hijinx is writer Ian Flynn, who already pens the adventures of both iconic… » 7/10/12 3:30pm 7/10/12 3:30pm

Sonic and Mega Man Team Up for the First Time Ever in An Archie Comics…

Can Mega Man jump higher than Sonic? Is Sega's blue hedgehogedgehog faster than Flash Man? We'll all find out next year, thanks to Archie Comics. » 7/10/12 8:30am 7/10/12 8:30am

Scourge The Hedgehog, We 3, and I Think They Killed Lois Lane in this…

New comics come out on Wednesdays. So why is my weekly list of new-comics recommendations running on a Thursday? I blame the avalanche of gaming news, screenshots and trailers tumbling out of Gamescom. I briefly found space, however, to recommend some comics. » 8/18/11 6:40pm 8/18/11 6:40pm

A Whole Lot of Mega Man and 8 Million new Spider-People Headline a Big…

There are new comics out every week, but this week doesn't just have a strong batch of new books that are hitting store shelves. It's also got an unusually strong amount of legitimate digital downloadable comics, including a re-issuing of a few issues of the Detroit-era Justice League of America. You know, the worst… » 8/10/11 7:20pm 8/10/11 7:20pm

The New Spider-Man isn't the Only New Comic Worth Checking Out this Week

Good luck squeezing into your local comics shop this week. Plenty of strangers will probably be dropping in to pick up the new Spider-Man comic with the new Spider-Man in it. But squeeze on in, because there are some cool new comics out this week. And there are some good old ones available for legitimate digital… » 8/03/11 5:00pm 8/03/11 5:00pm

A new League of Extraordinary Gentlemen and more Halo are Among the…

Ever Wednesday there are new comics in comics shops and available for (legitimate) download. But there aren't new Alan Moore comics, every Wednesday, so this one is special! » 7/27/11 8:00pm 7/27/11 8:00pm

Duke Nukem, Jason Rubin, the Rockeeter, and Scourge the Hedgehog All…

I was supposed to recommend the week's best new comics yesterday. I'm a day late. Fitting, I guess, because one of the new comics is tied in to Duke Nukem Forever. That's my excuse. On with the recommendations... » 7/21/11 2:40pm 7/21/11 2:40pm

A Green Lantern Finale, an X-Men Split, The Old Republic and More New…

There are new comics in comic shops and available for download on many of your favorite digital devices (no, not your microwave) every Wednesday. I have recommendations for you. One of them is a limited time offer... for a digital comic. Go figure. » 7/13/11 2:00pm 7/13/11 2:00pm

Halo, Batman's Dad and... What On Earth is Pinocchio Doing With His…

Regular readers of our regular new-comics recommendations round-ups may have noticed that I always list the week's new video game-related comics, but never recommend them. That's because I rarely read video game comics. But, hey, maybe you would like them. » 7/06/11 6:00pm 7/06/11 6:00pm

Sonic's New Genesis, Scalped at #50 and other New Comics Highlights

By popular demand—yes, because both of you demanded it—my weekly round-up of new comics recommendations is arriving before the sun sets on any corner of the United States. Do not go to a comics store without consulting these tips. Do no download new comics through the ComiXology app without studying these… » 6/29/11 3:00pm 6/29/11 3:00pm