What Do Superheroes Read?

Column by Gabino Iglesias January 22, 2018
They fly and run really fast and punch and save the world, but what do superheroes read? I interviewed a few of them and found out.

Comics And Comics Movies Need Good Villains

Column by Peter Derk April 14, 2017
Where have all the villains gone?

Why Giving Books as Christmas Presents is a Bad Idea

Column by Bart Bishop December 22, 2016
A walk through the author's history of Christmas gift fails and why anything but books is a better present.

How to Fight Fascism with Superheroes

Column by Bart Bishop December 15, 2016
A look at 'Last Night, A Superhero Saved My Life', a collection of essays on how superheroes inspire— specifically Ron Currie Jr.'s take on the 1982 Wolverine mini-series and masculinity.

Storyville: Contemporary Superheroes Through the Eyes of a Pre-Teen

Column by Richard Thomas
My son and I talk about the current state of Marvel and DC films, including 'Batman v Superman', 'Captain America: Civil War', and 'X-Men: Apocalypse'.

5 Original Superhero Creations in Prose Form

Column by George Cotronis
Superheroes normally live in comic books. Here's a look at original superhero fiction in prose form.

Girls on Film: Marvel vs. DC

Column by BH Shepherd March 23, 2015
Superhero comics have historically struggled with portraying fully realized female characters. How have Marvel and DC treated their women in the transition from the page to the screen?

Five Amazing Superhero Cartoons Canceled Too Soon

Column by BH Shepherd May 9, 2014
Sometimes being good just isn't enough. A look at five shows that never got to fulfill their potential.

Five Failed Attempts to Bring Superheroes to TV

Column by BH Shepherd December 19, 2013
While "Arrow" and "Agents of SHIELD" continue to make a valiant effort, let's take a look back at some of unsuccessful attempts that preceded them.
Erotic Lives of Superheroes

Batman Depicted As Openly Gay In New Novel

News by Christopher Shultz August 6, 2013
Author Marco Mancassola explores the sexuality of comic book characters in his critically-acclaimed Erotic Lives of Superheroes.

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?

10 Comics Related Gifts For The Comic Geek In Your Life

Column by Kelly Thompson December 17, 2012
Don't want to give comics but know some comics geeks that need some gifts anyway? Here are 10 great options to get you started!

5 Reasons Why Hawkeye Might Be The Best Superhero Comic I've Ever Read

Column by Kelly Thompson November 27, 2012
A new ongoing series by Matt Fraction and David Aja featuring The Avengers' Hawkeye in his non-Avenger "downtime" is perhaps the best superhero comic I've ever read. Find out why!

The Long & Winding Road: Part II - Revision Hell!

Column by Kelly Thompson April 12, 2012
Part 2 in a series chronicling my experiences with my novel, including finding an agent and submitting to publishers. Part 2 details revision hell, finding a writing group, and a renewed agent search.

The Long & Winding Road: Part 1- Writing The Novel

Column by Kelly Thompson March 8, 2012
The 1st in a series chronicling my experiences with my novel, including finding an agent and submitting to publishers. Part 1 details writing my novel and my first partial request from "ideal agent"