​Grant Morrison's The Multiversity Remixes What Makes DC Comics Great

Earlier this year, Marvel Comics debuted new variants of their Captain America and Thor characters. The new Captain America is a black man and the new Thor is a warrior woman. Those changes made a lot of fans upset. But comics legend Grant Morrison is featuring a black Superman and loads of racially diversified,… » 9/16/14 4:15pm 9/16/14 4:15pm

Grant Morrison's New Sci-Fi Comic Is About How F***ed-Up Hollywood Is

Grant Morrison writes weird comics. Comics filled with streets that talk, a Joker that squeezes Batman's ass and a Superman who saves the universe by singing to it. Some of those lovingly bizarre ideas get pulled from his own life and experiences. But the head-trip material from his newest stuff comes from this… » 9/10/14 12:30pm 9/10/14 12:30pm

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

​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