Yes, at LitReactor, we consider comics to be literature. Deal with it.
Column by Kelly Thompson July 24, 2012
A look at why crowdsourcing comics via Kickstarter has become so wildly popular, and a peek at four comics projects I recommend, as well as previous success stories.
News by Rob Hart July 16, 2012
If you weren't in San Diego for Comic-Con, you missed a lot of nerdtastic news. Here's a quick roundup of some of the cooler items.
Column by BH Shepherd July 12, 2012
How comic books have shaped our understanding of continuity in fiction.
Column by Kelly Thompson July 11, 2012
The 2nd in a series about writing for comics & graphic novels. Part 2 details what you'll need for a professional comics pitch, formatting and technical details, and how to actually write your comic.
News by Dave Reuss July 10, 2012
Spoiler alert: anyone who's read A Tale of Two Cities has basically seen The Dark Knight Rises.
Column by BH Shepherd June 29, 2012
What can the Dark Knight learn from the most successful superhero movie ever?
Column by Kelly Thompson June 22, 2012
A discussion of YA Comics and, why despite a glut of talent and smart books, they can't quite muster the sales and influence of their powerful cousins - YA Prose.
Column by Meredith Borders June 21, 2012
Your favorite TV show characters can live forever on the page.
Column by Kelly Thompson June 11, 2012
The 1st in a series about writing for comics & graphic novels. Part I details deciding if comics is right for you, an explanation of the formats available to you, and some helpful book recommendations
News by Dave Reuss June 6, 2012
The University of California, San Diego offers a look at Dr. Seuss's political cartoons.
News by Rob Hart May 24, 2012
Marvel Comics will feature the marriage of Northstar to his boyfriend Kyle Jinadu in 'Astonishing X-Men' this summer--meanwhile, DC is planning to out an established character.
Column by Kelly Thompson May 8, 2012
With Joss Whedon's powerful portrayal of Black Widow in 'The Avengers,' is the creator of 'Buffy The Vampire Slayer' the director that can save the superheroine?
Column by BH Shepherd May 4, 2012
The Avengers has always been about vastly different people finding common ground and working together. This just might be the superhero movie we need.
Column by Kelly Thompson April 20, 2012
After being burned by comics far too many times, I've started to follow creators rather than characters, publishers, or properties, and it has brought me to some excellent books.
Column by BH Shepherd
Sometimes you read a book and it changes the way you read everything else. Your literary history is cleft in two: what you read before, and what you read after.
News by John Jarzemsky April 4, 2012
Brian Michael Bendis, who has been a major influence on the trajectory of the Marvel universe for many years, has secured a deal with Random House.
News by Rob Hart March 15, 2012
Starting in June, Marvel Comics will include free download codes in all print comics costing $3.99--which doesn't address the issue they have with pricing.
Column by Kelly Thompson March 13, 2012
Brian K. Vaughan makes his triumphant return to monthly comics with Saga #1-- a 44-page, gorgeously illustrated space opera.
News by John Jarzemsky
Sheldon Moldoff, who first drew such iconic characters as the Flash, Green Lantern, and Batman, is dead at the age of 91.
Column by BH Shepherd March 6, 2012
A few great comics to seek out, and why you should avoid their film adaptations.
Column by Kelly Thompson February 27, 2012
Comic books aren't just for geeks and kids anymore. We humbly present these 10 titles as evidence.
Column by BH Shepherd February 17, 2012
As comics continue to accrue cultural currency, their occurrence in canonical conversations can only increase. These graphic novels are typically regarded as unimpeachable pinnacles of the form.
News by Rob Hart February 10, 2012
Marvel Comics is earning some scorn over its decision to sue the creator of Ghost Rider for fees he's been paid to attend conventions--they think it's copyright infringement, but is it really?
Column by Jason Van Horn January 27, 2012
After the success of the DC Comics relaunch, should Marvel consider doing something similar?
News by Rob Hart January 25, 2012
Digital comic book distribution company Graphicly has announced a set of self-publishing tools that will let writers and artists convert, distribute and promote their own comic books.