Mister Miracle Might Have Just Found a Trap Even He Can't Get Out of

Scott Free is an escape artist. And a superhero. And the owner of the DC universe’s best T-shirt collection. But those are beside the point, which is that he’s known for escaping things. You could say he gets out of them, well... scott free. But this week’s Mister Miracle #9 might have given him, at last, a trap that…

Batman Has Given Kite Man One of the Most Heartbreaking Origin Stories in Comics History

Kite Man, a villain whose only ability is his proficiency with the huge kite he flies around with, has been one of the most consistently charming parts of Tom King’s run on Batman Rebirth. In this week’s issue, we finally learn the origins of his signature catchphrase and as is often the case in Gotham City, they’re…

Catwoman Will Give Her Answer to the Dark Knight’s Marriage Proposal in Batman #32

At a Friday morning breakfast held by DC Comics, superstar writer Tom King said that, prior to starting on the main Batman title, one of the challenges he had to reckon with was the idea that “nothing new can be done with this character.” That’s one of the reasons that he had Batman ask Catwoman to be his wife.

This Batman Joke Was Months in the Making, and the Payoff Was Totally Worth It

Tom King’s run on Batman hasn’t been afraid to dive deep into the darkest or weirdest aspects of the Dark Knight’s mythos. But it’s also been unafraid of poking some fun at the more goofy parts of Bat-canon. Case in point, a joke about one of Bruce’s silliest villains that began a year and a half ago, and finally paid…

New Mister Miracle Comic Will Explore the Tragic Irony of Jack Kirby's Escape Artist Jesus

One of Jack Kirby’s most iconic (and weirdest) creations is returning to DC Comics, and bringing an equally mindbending creative team with him: Tom King—the man who wrote some of the best superhero comics in recent history in The Vision and The Omega Men—and Sheriff of Babylon’s superstar artist Mitch Gerads.

Why Marvel's Youngest Avengers Are Turning Their Backs on Earth's Mightiest Heroes in Champions

Marvel’s Champions are back, with a brand-new series from writer Mark Waid and artist Humberto Ramos. It’s a challenging position for Waid, who has to forge a new path for his young heroes while also acknowledging their past—not to mention the paths taken by other well-known Marvel characters. We spoke to him about…

Marvel's The Vision Is Telling a Story Unlike Any Superhero Comic I've Ever Read

The Vision is one of the biggest surprises to come out of Marvel Comics in years. The company announced the android would get his own comic, just as the character was about to appear in Age of Ultron, so fans expected a light, action-y series to cater to movie fans. The Vision took that preconception and smashed it to…