"What? Not now, you nincompoop, I'm Batmanning this murder mystery."

Batman: The Jiro Kuwata Batmanga ch. 51

Batmanga! It’s just fun to say even before you dissect it to discover Batman and manga. The series reprint of Japan’s nutty Bat-fun only has one story left, so this is likely its swan song […]

Writers–06/19/2015

No parent should have to watch his daughter enter the forest of bleeding trees.

‘Wytches’ Author Scott Snyder on Fatherhood & Fear

Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble—-catchphrase for witches or a good description of babies? We wouldn’t know, since we don’t date overly religious gals and you’ll get our sperm when you pry it out of our […]

06/16/2015

Dr. Strange and Dr. Fate should have a magical jazz hands competition.

It’s Raining Cats & Dogs in ‘Dr. Fate’ #1

Dr. Fate is a lot like typical Fates, but is licensed to administer medications and perform surgery and/or magic spells. The good doctor is actually a Lord of Order, a big ol’ cosmic muckety-muck that surfs mortal bodies […]

Writers–06/10/2015

"No, Mr. Bond, I expect you to endure as a cultural icon for another six decades."

3 Common Pop Culture Questions Answered

Pop culture is full of annoying questions that never seem to get answered. Why do the Transformers turn into trucks instead of cruise missiles? Why doesn’t John McClane retire? It’s questions like these that simultaneously […]

Writers–06/10/2015

He's certainly a comedic genius.

5 Dinosaurs Too Awesome to Be Trapped in Jurassic World

Jurassic World is on the way, and it’s even more anachronistic than ever. It feels more dated because the original movie was 22 years ago than because the original era was 140 million. But dinosaurs are […]

06/08/2015

Just a couple of good ol' boys, never meaning no harm unless you are a criminal, in which case you are surely dead or maimed. But with a roguish smile, and that's what counts.

Things Heat Up in ‘Red Hood/Arsenal’ #1

Red Hood and the Outla–excuse us, that is, Red Hood/ Arsenal. These two edgy sidekicks are out there kicking ass and not even stopping to take names. What was formerly The Outlaws is now two bros–partners, really, […]

Writers–06/04/2015

STAR WARS #5 (Marvel Entertainment)

Uh Oh. Looks Like Han Solo Was Married All Along!

We all knew that Han Solo was a bit of a rogue and a playboy but we didn’t know that Han already had a better half named Sana Solo.

06/03/2015

This is not a picture of Robert Venditti. At least--yikes, we hope not.

Robert Vendetti on Valiant’s “Book of Death”

I had the chance to chat with comic book writer Robert Venditti, who is a veteran of Valiant and DC Comics. Most notably he’s worked on The Flash, Green Lantern and X-O Manowar, and now, […]

06/01/2015

...dad?

Witness the Birth of War in ‘Unity’ #19

If you found a way to kill all anyone older than 125 in the Valiant Universe, you’d eliminate most of the threats to the world. If it’s not immortals, time-travelers, cloned mad scientists, voodoo loa, death gods, or relativistically preserved Gallic […]

Writers–05/29/2015

Tough to sneak up on people when you glow, but that's why Lobo is the best.

‘Lobo’ #7 Is Literally Mind-Blowing

Of all characters in DC Comics’ New 52 reboot, Lobo has surely undergone the biggest shift. The character who once began as a spoof of how ludicrous Wolverine was (back in the day when Marvel’s mutant could […]

Writers–05/28/2015