Pretty much everybody knows what Batman looks like: pointy ears, menacing cowl, voluminous cape and big bat symbol on his chest. But the Dark Knight's been around for more than 75 years, with hundreds—maybe even thousands—of people drawing the iconic superhero through the decades. So let's round up some of the people…
One day a year comic book stores across the country and beyond seek to lure readers new and old into their musty lairs with a selection of colorful free reading material. Today is the Day of Free Comic Books.
What happens when Marvel’s most powerful hero takes on Anaheim’s annual comic book convention? That’s a silly question.
A LEGO art show called Comic Bricks! was part of Designer Con last weekend in Los Angeles. Builders were asked to recreate a comic book cover of their own choice. Looking at the photo gallery it's quite obvious that they all did good and were very very creative.
Marvel and LEGO enthusiast autorazr has a mission: To recreate as many custom Marvel superheroes in LEGO form as possible. This includes characters from different timelines and universes, characters wearing their old and their new costumes. Villains that will probably never get their own set. So basically everyone.
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.
Supervillain teams are destined to fail, whether it's Carnage and his team of villains, Doctor Doom and whoever he was able to force to join, or—in this case—the Sinister Six. With their ego, it just cannot work. Here's Dorkly's piece about the mathematical law of Superhero film villains.
Despite being one of the most iconic superheroes in the sprawling DC Comics universe, Wonder Woman still hasn't received the same big-screen treatment as her male counterparts like Superman, Batman, Thor, and the Green Lantern.
Why did Superman wear his frilly red underthings on the outside of his body stocking? The fine folks at Today I Found Out offer this simple, sensible explanation.
You've got one of them in your life: a person who likes their fiction with pictures. Sometimes with capes, too. Get some ideas about how to make their holidays super right here.
A Minnesota man working on a fixer-upper tore down a wall and found, among the newspapers stuffed inside to insulate it, a copy of Action Comics No. 1. That's right, Superman's first appearance. The birth of superhero comics. It'll go for at least $100,000—but it could have sold for a lot more.
If you’ve tried to learn every little thing about the Last of Us, then chances are you’ve already seen Faith Erin Hicks’ artwork. She’s been drawing The Last of Us: American Dreams prequel miniseries published by Dark Horse Comics, which focuses on the character of Ellie before she meets up with playable protagonist…
Yes, video game movies by and large suck, but that doesn't mean there isn't a chance that one bright day we might see another game-based film that does our beloved titles justice. Commenter PrinceLUDA21 spouts hot and cold running hope in today's Speak Up on Kotaku.
Batman has his own stories but now and then runs into Superman. In Today's Speak Up on Kotaku commenter Aikage imagines a video game universe filled with countless games linked by a single continuity. What an Oddworld idea.
Sony is sandwiching Uncharted 3's November 1 release between a brand-new novel and a six-issue comic book series, delving deeper into Drake's fiction than ever before.
Jumping enthusiast Robert Souris recently broke the world record for distance flipping, hurling himself nearly 20 feet through the air while dressed as a superhero of his own creation, all in the name of showing children how much more fun real jumping around is than virtual jumping around.
While we normally associate multimedia cash-ins as a recent phenomenon, the practice of spinning games off into other mediums dates back decades. One of the earliest examples of this is the Atari Force line of comic books.
If more story is what you're looking for from infamous alpha dude Duke Nukem, you're in luck. Duke's getting his own comic book mini-series courtesy of IDW Publishing, the same folks responsible for Mr. Nukem's four-color adventure in the Duke Nukem Forever "Balls of Steel" Edition.
What happened in the years been Portal and Portal 2? Valve's new digital comic book, launching tomorrow April 8, will explain that while "expanding the Portal world and narrative."