The New Invincible Iron Man Comic Has a Big Shocker About One of Marvel’s Biggest Villains

Not a whole lot is changing with Tony Stark in the new Iron Man comic debuting tomorrow. He’s still an egotistical genius billionaire who flies around saving the world in high-tech power armor. Whew. But one of the people he tussles with on a semi-regular basis looks a whole lot different. »10/07/15 9:00amYesterday 9:00am

This Week’s X-Men Comic Might Be the Bleakest Dark Phoenix Story Ever

Unless some other series winds up pulling off something unexpected, E Is for Extinction is going to wind up my favorite Secret Wars tie-in book. And that’s because the X-Men-in- twilight story has nothing to do with Dr. Doom or any crossover nonsense. It’s all about the right way for old superheroes to die. »10/01/15 11:30am10/01/15 11:30am

Archie Comics’ New Version of Veronica Is Like, Totally, A Better Type of Kardashian

Archie Andrews is really different now. So is Betty Cooper, the girl-next-door who’s not his girlfriend anymore. But we haven’t seen much of the third part of the classic comic-book love triangle in Archie Comics’ newly-rebooted flagship until today. I dunno, guys... Veronica might be kinda cool? »9/28/15 12:06pm9/28/15 12:06pm

Marvel's Newest Nick Fury Comic Has a Time-Traveling Super-Racist and a Very Special Guest Star

There are two Nick Furys in the current version of the Marvel Universe: a younger black guy and the original white super-spy who’s his dad. This week, they meet in a time-travel story that shows how the racial tension in America today isn’t all that different from the how it was in the bad old days. »9/24/15 3:00pm9/24/15 3:00pm

Meet the Hutt Who Helped Luke Skywalker Learn About the Jedi

At the end of the original Star Wars movie, Luke Skywalker had a lightsaber and not much else. The old man who started to mentor him died at the hands of the Empire’s most feared enforcer and he didn’t know anything about the legacy he was supposed to continue. This week’s Star Wars comic shows that Luke got his next… »9/17/15 3:00pm9/17/15 3:00pm