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Universal Picks Up 'Locke & Key'

Universal Picks Up 'Locke & Key,' Plans to Make Feature Film

News by Christopher Shultz June 20, 2013
The graphic novel from Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez is tentatively headed for the big screen.

Comic Book vs. Film: Man of Steel vs. Superman Unchained

Column by Kelly Thompson June 20, 2013
Though not adaptations, two new major Superman properties debuted last week. Zack Snyder's "Man of Steel" film and Scott Snyder and Jim Lee's "Superman Unchained" comic book. One is quite good!

It's Ladies Night and X-Men Drink Free

Column by Kelly Thompson June 6, 2013
A new X-Men #1 debuted to much critical acclaim last week, even though the all-female cast was a topic of heated debate early on.

Fictional Dealbreakers?

Column by Kelly Thompson May 29, 2013
Where do you draw the line in supporting a fictional work that goes against your personal beliefs?
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

First Look at Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D' TV Series

News by Christopher Shultz May 13, 2013
Joss Whedon is back with more Avengers stories. The trailer looks pretty cool, but will the show hold a candle to the insanely successful film?

Iron Man 3: Marvel Studios Is In The Superhero Zone

Column by Kelly Thompson May 9, 2013
Iron Man 3 is great, but I saw it in a theater filled with kids, and I couldn't help but wonder who it was made for. It was an excellent superhero film for ME, but I'm not sure it was for kids.

Comic Books and the Reverse Adaptation

Column by Kelly Thompson March 29, 2013
Comics are a breeding ground for material to adapt into film and television projects, but what about the reverse? When prose, film, or television is adapted into a comic?

New Japanese Comic Anthology Depicts Steve Jobs as “Manga Hero”

News by Dean Fetzer
A new biography of the Apple founder marks his debut as a character in a serialised comic anthology.
DC supervillains documentary

DC Comics To Release Documentary About Supervillains

News by Christopher Shultz March 27, 2013
The film will examine several nefarious characters and their broader context in the world of comics.
Neil Gaiman Returns to the Marvel Universe

Neil Gaiman Returns to the Marvel Universe This Summer

News by Christopher Shultz March 25, 2013
The author will write one issue for two separate series, each featuring one of his popular, long-dormant characters.
10 Questions with Phoebe Gloeckner

10 Questions with Phoebe Gloeckner

Interview by Stephanie Bonjack
Indie comic writer and artist extraordinaire Phoebe Gloeckner goes 10 rounds with Stephanie Bonjack.

Comic Book Death Is Irrelevant

Column by Kelly Thompson March 13, 2013
In comics, death is irrelevant. It's one of the first lessons we learn, so why do we keep falling for it?

Comic Book Plot Developments That Are No Longer Twists

Column by BH Shepherd March 12, 2013
A list of plot twists that have been used and abused so often they have lost their capacity to surprise.
comiXology Self-Publishing Service 'Submit'

comiXology Announces Self-Publishing Service 'Submit'

News by Christopher Shultz
Indie comic book artists now have a chance to bypass traditional publising routes, though it's not as easy as you might think. Is it a worthwile endeavor?
Three More Short Films From Alan Moore & Mitch Jenkins

Alan Moore and Mitch Jenkins Releasing Three More Shorts

News by Dean Fetzer
At a recent appearance, the duo talked about forthcoming short films connected to ‘Jimmy’s End’ and ‘Act of Faith’.
Record Number of Comics Ordered for ‘Free Comic Book Day’

Record Number of Comics Ordered for Free Comic Book Day

News by Dean Fetzer
According to organisers, the volume of comics ordered in anticipation of the annual giveaway on the 4th of May has topped 4.6million - a record!

Orson Scott Card’s Personal Beliefs Are Appalling, But...

Column by Kelly Thompson March 7, 2013
DC has hired Orson Scott Card to write a Superman story. Will you read it? Do you support creators with abhorrent personal beliefs? Why or why not? And where do you draw the line?
Wolverine gay kiss

Wolverine and Hercules Share Intimate Kiss in Alternate Universe Series

News by Christopher Shultz March 4, 2013
While DC Comics faces fierce criticism for their writerly choices, Marvel continues to trailblaze positive LGBT depictions with the latest issue of "X-Treme X-Men."
Batman Inc #8

DC Makes a Bold Batman Move (Spoilers!)

News by Christopher Shultz February 28, 2013
The Caped Crusader faces dark times in the wake of a prominent character's demise.

The Only Question Every Story Must Answer

Column by BH Shepherd February 26, 2013
There is only one question that truly matters. What is it, and how do you answer it?

Seduction of the Innocent: The Story Behind the Story

Column by Max Allan Collins
A fascinating look at the censorship witch hunt of comic books in the 1950s as reflected in the exciting new noir novel, "Seduction of the Innocent" by Max Allan Collins.
Craig Yoe & Yoe Books

A Conversation With Craig Yoe about Yoe Books, His Partnership With IDW Comics, Sex in Comics and More

Interview by Bree Ogden
Craig Yoe, author & comic historian, takes so much pleasure in the salacious and gruesome classic moments in the comic industry and perfectly preserves the past so we may experience and enjoy it.

5 Ways Looking At Comics Can Help The CWs "Amazon"

Column by Kelly Thompson February 19, 2013
With the news that CW's Wonder Woman television show "Amazon" continues to live in limbo, here are five key things from the comics that the creators would do well to remember.
anti-gay Orson Scott Card to pen new Superman storyline

DC Comics Face Boycott by Stores and Fans Over Anti-Gay Author

News by Dean Fetzer February 15, 2013
Unashamedly homophobic author Orson Scott Card has been chosen to write a portion of an upcoming storyline in ‘The Adventures of Superman’, but the decision has sparked a backlash.

10 Reasons Why Dredd Is The Best Comic Book Movie Of 2012 You Didn't See

Column by Kelly Thompson February 7, 2013
In a year with box office busting comic book films like "The Avengers" and "The Dark Knight Rises," it was tough to be the little guy, but "Dredd" has real staying power and here's why...