A lot of Valiant’s world of superheroic characters can trace their way back to the guiding, sinister hand of Toyo Harada. Now, a new series wants to explore how he became the powerful figure he is—and we’ve got an exclusive look inside.
The last few months of 2018 are creeping up on us, which means that there are an absolute ton of new comics to be looking forward to. Image is adding another intriguing series to your potential read pile: a mysterious fantasy series called Self/Made, and we’ve got a first look.
There are two kinds of drama in Vampironica’s gothic-horror-tinged version of Riverdale. Vampire drama is one, obviously, because it’s in the name of the series. The other is a Riverdale tradition: relationship drama! And our vampiric heroine Veronica uncovers a whole heap of it in this preview of the second issue.
Hail Satan! Or the deity of your choice. The demonic followers of Dungeons & Dragons have whole pantheons of dark divinities to champion, of course.
Bombshells may have started out as a line of retro-styled statues of DC Comics’ best female characters, but over the past three years it’s flourished—not just on the collectibles front, but as a long-running digital comic. The Bombshells’ story comes to an end tomorrow, and we’ve got a first look at the last chapter.
We live in a world where superheroes are dominating the box office, but the story of their origins in the ‘30s and ‘40s are filled with personal stories that are just as gripping as the blockbuster tales of the modern day. A new graphic novel wants to tell the story of one man in particular: The artist who brought…
Nearly three years ago, Black Mask Studios made waves with the brutal, politically-tinged thriller Young Terrorists. Now the complete story is being collected in one package, and io9 has a look inside.
Think They Live, except instead of sunglasses that allows people to see the aliens among us, it’s recreational drug use.
Superheroes love getting into dust-ups with each other almost as much as they love getting into them with villains. This summer, the Valiant Comics universe will be no different with Matt Kindt, Eric Heisserer, and Tomás Giorello’s Harbinger Wars 2—and we’ve got a look inside the issue that kicks it all off.
Starz’s wonderful take on Neil Gaiman’s tale of modern day gods wasn’t the only great adaptation of American Gods we got recently. Dark Horse has been adapting the novel into comic form over the last year—and to celebrate its latest chapter beginning this week, you can read the first, not safe for work (NSFW) issue…
The post-apocalyptic world in Land of the Sons looks smelly. You can almost smell the sour rot of animal fat. There are other sensations wafting off the page, too: fear, pity, excitement, and remorse. All of them combine to make this a book you should read—and you can read part of it right here.
When he started his current run on Justice League, writer Christopher Priest said that he’d be approaching DC’s first-tier team book as a workplace drama. The legendary comics writer says that, no surprise, the Dark Knight would be a hero who’d give headaches to the human resources department.
Let’s go to space, everybody.
Last year, Black Mask’s 4 Kids Walk Into a Bank told an often dark, yet heartwarming tale about family... dark, because it just so happened to involve a group of kids kicking off their own bank heist. To celebrate the series’ complete collection being released today, io9 is pleased to share the first issue in its…
What kid hasn’t imagined finding a secret door that leads to an adventure-filled multiverse? In Vault Comics’ Maxwell’s Demons, the titular hero is smart enough to actually build the tools to really go on those adventures. But the cosmos is a big place, filled with joy and horror in equal measure—as poor Max finds out.
At Star Wars Celebration this year, IDW announced Star Wars Adventures, a new all-ages take on the galaxy far, far away, distinct from Marvel’s Star Wars comic book offerings. That distinction is continuing with a new, stylized take on The Force Awakens, and we’ve got a new look inside.
Late last year, Archie Comics announced a series of one-off one-shot books that had the potential to become an ongoing series at the company—including an all-new Archie Horror tale that turned Jughead Jones into a ravenous werewolf. Now, io9 can exclusively reveal that Jughead: The Hunger will return this Halloween!
In the wake of the election of a near-fascist US president, what happens when one of the country’s most liberal, most economically powerful states decides to cut all ties from the union? That’s the premise of Black Mask Studio’s provocative new series Calexit, and we’ve got an exclusive look at the disturbing picture…
Mondo is home to some of our favorite nerdy art, and responsible for making a certain member of io9's staff spend a lot of time pondering just where the hell to put his latest purchase. But if you’ve run out of wall space or missed out on the oodles of limited posters the company’s done, good news—a new book is…
Injustice 2 brought a lot of cool DC fan service to video games last month, but one of its best additions was making Supergirl part of the story. Although game fans have already seen what happens after Kara’s arrival in Injustice, the ongoing digital comic series is delving into the moment she first lands on Earth,…