One of the best things about AMC’s Preacher is just how weird it can be. One minute, it’s just a bunch of friends driving in a car. The next minute, Hitler is trying to break out of hell. At any second, basically anything can happen.
Last month, the most iconic superhero in the world, Superman, turned 80. Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster’s creation of the Man of Steel changed comics forever, and the character’s impact is still felt across the comics industry today. But so is the impact of another, darker aspect of Superman’s origins: a creator’s right…
Rick Scolamiero loves comic books, as do many. But instead of just filling his shelves with graphic novels, he decided to cover his body in them. Now, after over 350 hours of being a living canvas for tattoo artists, he holds the official Guinness World Record for most Marvel characters inked on a single body.
Todd McFarlane has spent years talking about a Spawn reboot that has often felt like it was never going to happen, but now it’s taken a pretty huge step forward. McFarlane has found the man who will don the Hellspawn mask: Jamie Foxx.
Our perceptions of the ways things are in the real world often make it difficult to buy into the premises of comics set in worlds that, while like ours, are distinctly different. When you think of words like “occultist” or “space explorers,” you don’t immediately associate them with the Queen of England or working…
James Tynion IV loves Tim Drake. That love for the hero has jumped off every page of the two-year Detective Comics run that the writer is wrapping up this week, finally returning the character to a prominence he hasn’t had in years.
One of the best things about Marvel’s Star Wars comics is how they bring some of the mysticism and mystery of the Jedi and Sith we’ve seen in other periods of Star Wars history right into the time period of the original trilogy. The latest Star Wars Annual is no exception, pulling Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader into a…
While we don’t know for sure which characters any of them are playing, the first cast members of HBO’s upcoming Watchmen pilot have been revealed. And they’re pretty fantastic.
Watchmen is heading to television—but in a way you might not expect, according to producer and writer Damon Lindelof. In a new letter to fans, the creator channels some of the series’ most beloved moments to explain what’s in store when it eventually makes its way to HBO.
Piper and Frances, the two sisters at the core of Long Lost, are grown-ups figuring out how to make sense of adult needs and responsibilities. When that process gets interrupted by a series of weird happenings that pull them back to their hometown, they find themselves learning disturbing things about their family…
For a handful of pages in Nick Drnaso’s new graphic novel, the title character of Sabrina is a real person. We see her eat, talk, and laugh with her sister. But after she’s brutally killed on camera, strangers on the internet pick apart her death like it’s a twisted sign of the times.
Merry Free Comic Book Day Eve, comics fans! Yes, the most wonderful time of the year for receiving wonderful free comics is nearly here—in fact, it’s tomorrow, May 5. FCBD 2018 is jam-packed with tons of wonderful (and did we mention, free?) books for you to pick up, so here’s a selection of what’ll be on offer.
Hot off his stellar turn in Black Panther, Michael B. Jordan has another superhero project in the works—one that is now heading to Netflix.
Thanos’ quest for the Infinity Stones comes to a head in Avengers: Infinity War, but the movie also finally gives us the reason why the Mad Titan has spent six years’ worth of post-credits teasers gathering such vast cosmic power. And, perhaps surprisingly, those motivations have deep roots in the comics.
Congratulations are in order. Eddie Brock and Venom’s beautiful, dark, twisted nightmare family is about to get a little bigger.
So far, Marvel Comics’ Poe Dameron series has given us a look at the hotshot Resistance pilot’s rise to glory as the leader of Black Squadron before the events of the sequel movie trilogy. But its most recent issue has brought us not just to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but beyond it—helping to recontextualize an…
After a few years away, the Fantastic Four are finally heading home. But it turns out in the time since they’ve been gone, they’ve decided a costume upgrade is in order.
Yesterday, news broke that screenwriter John Ridley will be writing and directing a film adaptation of his The American Way comics. Today, he talked to io9 about where his head’s at in transforming his story from medium to another, and one big change that’s going into the script.
Universal’s latest attempt to get in on comic book adaptations has lead to its acquisition of one the most delightful graphic novels of the year so far: Jen Wang’s romantic fairytale, The Prince and the Dressmaker.
John Ridley’s been a screenwriter and producer for decades, known for his work on Three Kings, 12 Years A Slave, and American Crime. But he’s also been creating an entire comic universe, too, in his historical superhero series The American Way, published by DC Comics. Today we learned those comics are going to be the…