Vampirella, Dejah Thoris, and Red Sonja have graced the pages of pulp and comics for years—but the fame of their heroics is perhaps only second to the skimpiness of their outfits. That’s all about to change, however: a new direction for three of Dynamite’s female-lead comic series from Gail Simone is coming with a…
It’s a sad fact that, in fiction, characters occasionally have to speak. That speech can be stilted, boring, and utilitarian, or it can be something that the readers look forward to. There are ways of making it the latter, and we’ll look at authors who have mastered them.
Now that she's done with Batgirl, Gail Simone's launching a new Secret Six comic for DC. Simone was the writer of the fan-favorite title for years before the DC universe rebooted in 2011, so it's going to be good to have her and her deeply dysfunctional team back.
One of the great Twitter hashtags of this week is #KidNoir. Gail Simone, Kurt Busiek, and others have been coming up with punny titles for noir-genre kids movies.
This is going to be a great year for comic book movies — but it's also shaping up to be a fantastic year for comics as well. There are tons of inventive, strange and just plain thrilling comics coming out in 2013. Including a Sandman prequel, a new DC Universe mega-event, Greg Rucka creating a brand new heroine, and a…
Time Warp was a short-lived science fiction anthology series from DC Comics, back in the late 1970s. And now, Vertigo Comics is bringing it back to life — with a pretty astonishing list of talent involved. According to MTV Geek:
Over the last several years, Marvel Comics' mercenary Wade "Deadpool" Wilson has gone from tertiary X-Men antihero to one of the publisher's most recognizable characters. (He's getting his own video game, for criminey's sake.) That's some impressive longevity for a guy who was originally conceived 21 years ago as an…
Courtesy of DC Comics, here's an exclusive sneak peek at the next issue of The Fury of The Firestorm: The Nuclear Men by Gail Simone and Ethan Van Sciver. In this preview, superpowered teenager Ronnie Raymond confronts some heavily armed fellows with whom he has a bone to pick.
Superheroes are huge, not just in comics but in movies and novels as well. So there's nothing more exciting than the idea of creating a new superhero from scratch. But aren't all the good ideas taken? Not necessarily.
Bane! Even the name sounds ominous. He's been confirmed as the villain of Christopher Nolan's third Batman film, but now people are wondering just who this wrestler-masked guy is. We've got you covered with our complete guide to Bane.
The eighth season of Buffy wraps up January 19, but the Whedon camp's already planning ahead. According to Birds of Prey writer (and "Women In Refrigerators" coiner) Gail Simone, she's been given a carte blanche opportunity to helm Season 9.
Last week on Batman: The Brave and The Bold, the Birds of Prey ranked the sexual prowess of DC's superheroes, in song. Batman landed on top, but Aquaman and the Flash didn't fare so well. You're going to enjoy this.
What's on the stands this Wednesday? The strongarm police tactics of everyone's favorite mushroom-coiffed space cop, urban fantasy starring a man-boy wizard, and a new installment of Joe Hill's acclaimed supernatural thriller Locke & Key.
Marvel wraps up Norman Osborn's Dark Reign in earnest tomorrow with end of Siege and its few remaining Avengers titles. Marvel's Heroic Age is upon us, but there's no Howard The Duck title on the stands. I call fowl!
When you know what's coming next in your favorite TV or movie series, does it ruin your enjoyment? Do the plot twists fall flat? We don't think so. In fact, spoilers fuel our love for thrilling science fiction stories.
With Transformers starlet Megan Fox calling her "lame" and the most successful writer in the American comic industry joking that she's "a walking STD farm," it's time to ask: Why doesn't Wonder Woman get the respect she deserves?
With Beyonce making a bid for the title role and rumors of McG being considered for the director's chair, it's beginning to look as if the Wonder Woman movie may finally be about to move out of the limbo that it's been in for too long. With that in mind, we asked the current writer of the Wonder Woman comic what she…