Hawkman’s Return Focuses on the Best Parts of DC Comics’ High-Flying Hero

The character nicknamed the Winged Wonder sits in a weird place in the DC Comics pantheon. Hawkman’s made the big-deal jump from comics to cartoons (not to mention live-action) and has an instantly recognizable look. But all that look tells you is that he can fly and bust heads. Hawkman’s always been more than that.

A Self-Hating, Animal Version of Walt Disney Goes to Art-Camp Rehab in a New Graphic Novel

Sometimes it can be hard to remember that the word “Disney” comes from a real person’s name. The company that the legendary mogul built is frighteningly powerful and ubiquitous—and his last name has come to connote, sometimes pejoratively, a certain artistic sensibility. A new graphic novel called Von Spatz is a…

Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez Might Be the Most Under-Appreciated Superhero Artist of All Time

Last week, one of the most prolific comics artists of the modern era turned 70. He’s drawn the Justice League and Batman fighting the Hulk. He’s produced thousands of excellently drawn pages of comics work for DC. Over the last 50-plus years, millions of people around the world have seen Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez’s work…