A Graphic Novel That Shows The Creepy And Awesome Sides Of Nerd Culture

Many comic books are fantasies, filled with feats and adventures that ordinary people wish they could pull off. But some of those fantasies can also invoke sex and violence in ways that make folks feel icky. And if you're the one turning out those stories, what happens when you're burnt out doing the thing you used to… » 3/04/15 4:00pm Yesterday 4:00pm

​Spider-Man's Dead Girlfriend Is a Kick-Ass Superhero Now

Spider-Gwen is a weird title for the newest heroine to swing through the Marvel Universe. Technically, she's a Spider-Woman. But the 'Gwen' part of her moniker highlights the most potentially exciting aspect of her: she's an alternate version of Gwen Stacy, a character most famous for how she died. » 2/25/15 6:00pm 2/25/15 6:00pm

The 12 Best Comics Coming Out Right Now

You want to explore other universes? Get under the skin of some weird, complicated, are-we-even-sure-they're-human people? Rekindle the love you once had for word balloons and illustrated drama? The comic books being published nowadays are a great place to do that. Here are twelve sequential series that will open you… » 2/18/15 1:00pm 2/18/15 1:00pm

New Star Wars Comic Will Remind You Why You Love (and Hate) Darth Vader

In the first three Star Wars movies, Darth Vader was a fearsome, enigmatic archvillain. The next three Star Wars movies attempted to show Anakin Skywalker as an emotionally turbulent figure of tragedy. The new Darth Vader comic gives readers both of those interpretations and more, enjoyably complicating a villain who… » 2/12/15 3:30pm 2/12/15 3:30pm

Cancelled Justice League Game Pops Up Again, Looks Bizarro

Let's be real: the Green Lantern project that was also supposed to be a Justice League game didn't look like it was going to set the world on fire. But it's an interesting footnote in the history of superhero games, one that would've featured some of the most popular fictional characters ever created. The newest video… » 2/09/15 9:40am 2/09/15 9:40am