Months ago, Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. announced a return to the Kick-Ass universe with a new series that would see the Kick-Ass mantle handed over to Patience Lee, a new female character. Now Patience is going to be joined by a familiar face, in the form of Hit-Girl herself. But there’s no plans for the two to…
“I’m a nice guy” is right up there with “Infinite Jest is my favorite book” and “You like Huey Lewis and the News?” on the list of things a man can say that should immediately raise red flags. Philo Harris, the hero of Image’s upcoming comic Death of Love, really wants you to know that he’s a nice guy.
The next movie on Nacho Vigalondo’s post-Colossal slate is an intriguing team-up with Robert Kirkman. It’s not to adapt one of Kirkman’s myriad comics, though; instead, they’ll be bringing the intense time travel series Comeback to theaters.
The Walking Dead has one of the most passionate fanbases in comics history that prides itself in its attention to detail, but according to series creator Robert Kirkman, one obvious inside joke basically went over the entire fandom’s head and drove some to madness.
And no, we’re not talking about the one about Brexit this time. That said, The Red Diamond, the official continuation of Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons’ original Kingsman: The Secret Service, is a teeny little bit about Brexit, too, because it’s hard to be British in 2017 without mentioning the damn thing.
If you’re going to invest hundreds of dollars on a television set then you want to make sure you’re setting the best picture possible, but far too many of us don’t take the time to correctly configure the display we’re staring at. Here’s how to get your money’s worth from your TV tech and the on-screen settings you…
Have you ever wondered what would happen if you blended James Bond, Tintin, and Rupert the Bear together, and splashed it out into the pages of a comic book? If so, you’ve had some weirdly specific moments of imagination. But also: you’d probably get Rich Tommaso’s wonderfully quaint new series, Spy Seal.
The Golden Circle isn’t the only Kingsman sequel out this year. Image has announced that it will publish the followup to Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons’s 2012 spyfi series. Although it’s a new creative team and a new adventure, it will still focus on Eggsy’s struggle to reconcile his place in the class-dominated world…
Tomorrow, May 6, is basically comic book fan Christmas—because it’s Free Comic Book Day, the annual celebration across comic stores the world over to revel in the comics we love (and get free ones, too). As ever, there are tons on offer for FCBD this year, so here’s our picks for the ones you should look out for.
There’s nothing like reading a good comic or 16 on a warm summer’s day. I mean, why do all that stuff like going outside when there are so many good new comics series coming out? Beat the heat over the summer with a few of our recommendations for all the new series you should check out in the next few months.
If the world were ever to suddenly become overrun with evil, sentient, terrorist bears, who would you call for help? The Avengers? The X-Men? They’re all busy with Secret Empire. No, see, when you’ve got a killer bear problem to deal with, there’s really only one man for the job: Image’s Shirtless Bear-Fighter.
More Saga in any form is a good thing in our books, and the upcoming second volume of Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples’ seminal comic series, due out next week, is no exception. To celebrate, we’ve got an exclusive look at some of the beautiful art created for the new collection, by some of the best artists in…
Matt Wagner has been trying to get his superhero series Mage finished for decades now—and it looks like the end is finally nigh for Kevin Matchstick, because the last chapter in the saga just got announced for release this year.
Last year, as everything seemed to catch on fire all around us, it was clear that K.C. Green’s iconic “This is fine” dog was the animal totem of 2016. Now, we are already in desperate need of a new icon that can help us navigate the swift-moving, danger-filled reality of 2017, and I know what it is: Lying Cat.
The 28th annual GLAAD awards highlighting the representation of LGBTQ community in media have been announced this morning, and it’s a strong year for genre nominations, especially in comics, with 10 series from the past year earning recognition That’s five more comics nominated than last year, a welcome indication…
Witchblade is coming to TV... again. Image’s supernatural comic series has a new show planned for NBC from the team behind Vampire Diaries, and someone out there is hoping the golden age of comic book TV can mean that the second (technically, third) time’s a charm for detective Sara Pezzini.
It has been a frankly amazing year for comics—filled with big events, controversial moments, and an incredible variety of comics, with diversity in genre, characters, and stories giving us shelf upon shelf of amazing books to dig into week after week. It was hard to narrow them down to 20, but without further ado,…
It has been a huge year for comics—so huge, we’re trying something a little different for io9's year in review. While next week we’ll be bringing you our favorite series of 2016, today is all about the individual moments: the panels and scenes that became our favorite moments to read in comics all year.
Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie’s The Wicked + The Divine is a special comic—but its next issue is going to be quite unlike anything the series has done before. Drafting in the talents of comic art luminary Kevin Wada, WicDiv #23 is getting meta to the max, and we’ve got an exclusive look inside.
Cameron Stewart, Babs Tarr, and Brenden Fletcher were fundamental to the meteoric rise of Batgirl’s popularity at DC comics with the “Batgirl of Burnside” shakeup a few years ago. They might have moved on from Barbara Gordon, but their first creator-owned comic together sounds just as fun.