As you may have noticed, DC Comics recently radical refurbished their superhero books. Among a legion of sweeping changes comes the announcement that "the Crises" — a series of keystone stories with names like Crisis on Infinite Earths and Final Crisis — were poofed out of existence when the DC Universe began anew.
I love Grant Morrison. You love Grant Morrison. Your significant other is probably thinking lewd thoughts about Grant Morrison right now. But there's one place where G.M. gets no love: mainstream superhero comic continuity. What's up with that?
These last ten years may have seemed busy to you, but just be glad you're not a comic book character: Their decade has seen multiple alien invasions and reboots of reality. Relive the biggest headlines of their decade with us.
We watch their so-called "fiendish" schemes being defeated on a regular basis, but have you ever stopped to wonder whether life would be better if the bad guy won? Here're some villains we're rooting for... and why we're doing so.
It's Independence Day here in the United States, and what better way to celebrate it than to remember the fictional men and women who drape themselves in red, white and blue and try to personify what makes the country great?
It's a bold book about the end of the world, full of big ideas, epic events and beautiful art, and starring some of pop culture's biggest icons. So why does the hardcover collection of DC's Final Crisis disappoint?
Evil wins, superheroes go bad, sidekicks go solo, time gets reset and Buck Rogers makes his comeback. Oh, and there's a Wrath of Khan comic. Is there nothing that this week's comics won't do to try and make you happy?
As summer brings thoughts of vacation, why not consider stopping off on one of the many Parallel Earths of science fiction? There's an infinite number of possibilities available to you - and here are some of our favorites.
Wondering just how much more interactive comics can become? Why not let Most Excellent Superbat tell you himself, thanks to the wonders of the internet and social media.
It looked like a quiet week in the world of comics following last weekend's Free Comics extravaganza - but then I saw the following words and knew differently: Plan 9 From Outer Space Strikes Again.
Watching last week's Dollhouse, one thing became clear: its main flaw isn't actually the show itself but the fact that, at its heart, it's not really a TV series. Or, at least, it shouldn't be.
After a 2008 chock full of weirdness, DC Comics wants to get back to basics with more grounded stories... by putting front and center one of their biggest, most cosmic stories ever. Which stars zombies.
As everyone who read last week's Final Crisis #7 saw, Batman's recent "death" wasn't as simple as it seemed. But in case you were still in the dark, writer Grant Morrison spills the beans. Spoilers...
Has President Obama paved the way for black superheroes to achieve prominence? That's the claim made by Fox News... but on the day where we see a Black Superman, have they missed the boat?
They may be powered by midichlorans, genetically-modified, or even just crossing over into our reality, but there's no mistaking the lure of those adorable superhumans. And, in this week's comics more than ever, they're everywhere.
The conclusion to Batman RIP has finally arrived. Two months after the end of the story, and in a different comic altogether, yes, but the final fate of Batman is now (kinda) known. Spoilers, obviously.
Whether it was aliens invading or heroes dying, 2008's comics definitely aimed for bombast - but how many of them were actually great? As the year stumbles to an end, we take a look back.