The 15 Best Comics of 2017

It’s been a wild year for comics—full of swirling, grand relaunches and controversial events, but more importantly, some damn good books. As ever, it’s tough to whittle down the multitude of stories and characters we’ve read about this year into a list of the best, but here are 15 of our absolute favorite comics of…

In Image's Death of Love, a Self-Proclaimed 'Nice Guy' Wages War on Romance

“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 New Kingsman Comic Sequel Will Delve Into Both Sides of Eggsy's Spy-Life

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…

All the Comics You Need to Check Out This Free Comic Book Day

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.

The Most Spectacular New Comics You Should Stay Inside and Read This Summer

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 Wolverine and Hercules Had a Kid, He'd Probably Be Like Shirtless Bear-Fighter 

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.


This Year's GLAAD Award Nominations for Outstanding Comic Prove at Least a Few Things Are Getting Better

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…