​8 Things From The Flash Comics The TV Show Desperately Needs To Avoid

We couldn't be more excited about The Flash TV series, debuting on October 7th. But that's doesn't mean we're not a little worried, too. The Flash comics are filled with goofiness, weirdness and a touch of pure stupidity that we hope never make it to the TV show — here's eight "Flash facts" the show can skip. » 9/09/14 4:44pm 9/09/14 4:44pm

Stories That Lost Their Writers (And Their Plots) Halfway Through

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Sometimes it can be confusing to be a fan of pop culture. Sometimes writers leave halfway through a story, and a new writer has to wrap things up somehow. Sometimes a creator gets fired, and the replacement told to change gears in a hurry. Here are 20 stories that changed drastically when the writer left in the middle. » 9/08/14 6:12pm 9/08/14 6:12pm

Read This: A Transformers Vs. G.I. Joe Comic That's Fun And... Smart!

Comic book recommendation: You can set your expectations low for many toy tie-in comics but Tom Scioli and John Barber's Transformers vs. G.I. Joe ongoing comic series from IDW is shockingly impressive. The writing is wonderfully arch, but the main draw is the paradoxically sophisticated-yet-primitive style of Scioli. » 9/03/14 1:00pm 9/03/14 1:00pm

10 Times When Comics And Movies Sexualized Male Superheroes

You've heard the argument that male superheroes are sexualized simply because they are often bare-chested. But a man taking off his shirt doesn't make him a sex object. It's actually rare to find examples of male superheroes who truly are sexualized the way women are in comics. Here are ten examples. » 8/28/14 2:36pm 8/28/14 2:36pm

Great Performances That Helped Prove Comic-Book Movies Could Be Art

Even among other genre films, comic-book movies used to be viewed as disposable pulpy fun. But we've now reached the point where serious A-list actors are vying for roles in superhero films. And actors are actually bringing their "A" game. Here are 12 amazing performances that helped elevate superhero movies. » 8/26/14 5:08pm 8/26/14 5:08pm

The World's Most Expensive Comic Sold For Over $3 Million

A copy of the first issue of Action Comics, released in June 1938, sold this week at auction for $3,207,852.00. Not bad considering it sold for $0.10 when first released. If you've never seen or heard of this comic before, and are wondering what the fuss would be, it's the one where Superman makes his debut. » 8/25/14 8:15pm 8/25/14 8:15pm

​More Than 100(!) Awesome Comics To Watch Out For This Fall

Movies? Pshaw. TV shows? Piffle and poppycock. If you want autumn's best entertainment, then you're going to need to check out all the comic and graphic novels due out over the next three months. It's an embarrassment of superhero, scifi, horror and fantasy riches — which is ironic, because you're going to go broke… » 8/21/14 5:27pm 8/21/14 5:27pm

​How One of the Worst Superhero Movies Ever Got Made

Great Captain America movies. A blockbuster Batman trilogy. An Avengers film that's almost universally loved. It's clear that today's comics fans live in happier times. An era where they can expect basic levels of quality in the superhero movies we get. In 1994, things were not always so great. Exhibit A: the … » 8/19/14 12:30pm 8/19/14 12:30pm

The Most Valuable Comic Book Of All Time Is Up For Auction On eBay

Originally published in June 1938, Action Comics #1 is the premier issue of the Action Comics series, and, most notably, the issue in which Superman makes his first appearance. Now, the finest known copy of "the Holy Grail of Comics" is up for auction on eBay – and the top bid is already close to $2-million. » 8/16/14 6:18pm 8/16/14 6:18pm