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The Walking Dead, Volume 1

AMC Planning "Walking Dead" Spinoff Series

News by Christopher Shultz September 17, 2013
The new show will exist in the same universe as the comic book, but will have no ties to its storyline.
DC Comics - apologizes Harley Quinn Suicide Contest

DC Comics in Hot Water Over Harley Quinn Suicide Contest - Apologizes

News by Dean Fetzer September 13, 2013
A contest asking for illustrations of “popular villainess Harley Quinn seemingly about to commit suicide while naked”, announced just days before the start of National Suicide Prevention Week.

Book vs. Film: How The Wolverine Masters the Art of Adaptation

Column by BH Shepherd
How The Wolverine pulls off a pitch perfect adaptation.

Return Of Serenity: Dark Horse Comics To Bring Back "Firefly"

News by Nathan Scalia September 4, 2013
The highly popular but short-lived series "Firefly" may be seeing a resurrection as a comic book.
Anti-War Manga Series Restored to School Library After Ban

Anti-War Manga Restored to School Libraries After Ban

News by Dean Fetzer August 28, 2013
Hadashi No Gen, or Barefoot Gen, a classic series based on author Keiji Nakazawa's experiences of the bombing of Hiroshima, was removed from school libraries after being deemed too violent.
Ben Affleck as Batman

Ben Affleck Cast As Batman In Man Of Steel 2

News by Christopher Shultz August 23, 2013
The man responsible for some excellent directorial/acting choices (and a few really poor ones) will don the cape and cowl in 2015.
Jughead Zombie

Archie Comics Releasing NOT For All Ages Horror Series

News by Christopher Shultz August 9, 2013
Even the idyllic town of Riverdale cannot escape the zombie apocalypse.
Jamie Foxx and Spawn

Jamie Foxx 'Aggressively Pursuing' Spawn Reboot

News by Christopher Shultz July 30, 2013
The Academy Award-winning star of 'Django Unchained' and the upcoming 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' has his eyes set on another comic book adaptation.

Is 2013 The Year of the Graphic Novel?

Column by Kelly Thompson
The first volume of Marvel's official graphic novel line debuts in October. Will this be a game changer for mainstream comics?

Choose Your New Adventure: The Resurgence of Interactive Storytelling

Column by Kelly Thompson July 12, 2013
A rash of cool projects— and at least one perplexing one— have made "Choose Your Own Adventure" stories all the rage once again. What nostalgic gimmick will be next?
‘League of Extraordinary Gentlemen’ Pilot

Fox Puts ‘League of Extraordinary Gentlemen’ Pilot on Schedule

News by Dean Fetzer July 12, 2013
The studio and its network side have committed to an adaptation of Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill’s “widely popular” graphic novels.
Airwolf Comic

80s/90s NBC TV Shows To Resurface as Comic Books

News by Christopher Shultz
Some of your favorite sitcoms and dramas will transition from the TV screen to the illustrated page later this year. Will you read them?
Neil Gaiman Sandman Prequel

In Your Dreams: The Return of The Sandman

News by Nathan Scalia July 3, 2013
Twenty-five years after the end of the series, Neil Gaiman returns to write a Sandman prequel.

Adaptations: Passionate, Not Precious

Column by John Jarzemsky June 26, 2013
Maybe we should be a little more open-minded when it comes to adaptations of stories we love.
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.