But who needs home when you have each other?

Review: ‘We Can Never Go Home’ #1 Is a Super-Powered Romance, Truly

Duncan Schmidt wears black tee-shirts, listens to punk rock and likes to play with guns. You’d almost think he’s the dangerous one, and then you meet Madison. Madison dates the captain of the football team, […]


So many conflicted feelings right now.

Make a Connection in ‘The Names’ #8

The Names is probably Peter Milligan’s most cogent work to date, aided in no small part by artist Leandro Fernandez’s versatility and the fact that printing methods (and art standards) are up to their most minutely […]


There's anti-hero, and then there's just pure @$$#()!%.

A Day in the Life of…Kratos, God of War

Graphic by Brendan McGinley Can you believe God of War came out ten years ago today? In the blink of an eye, it’s already been an entire decade of easy button-mash play, gross cruelty, and incredibly […]


We made 51 other versions of this header but we've only got time to show you a few.

Grant Morrison Monitors the Multiverse

I have this theory about the inception of Vertigo Comics. It’s that there’s a Holy Trinity of British writers: Alan Moore is a mass of beard that nobody ever sees but creates the groundwork for what’s to come. Neil Gaiman’s Sandman is full of inspired […]


(Courtesy of Butcher Billy)

Artist Morphs Iconic Punk Musicians Into Classic Comic Superheroes

Here’s what Robert Smith would look like if he had superpowers.


Few #@*&s given = much $#!+ accomplished

Hidden Influences: ‘Gotham’ Writer Howard Chaykin

Gotham‘s Howard Chaykin is himself a hidden influence. The writer/artist embodied the ’80s in comics on both the independent comics scene and the gathering whirlwind that was the Big Two, DC and Marvel. Chaykin’s creator-owned American Flagg! was […]


When you actually understand the blackfish's anguished cries, this movie gets a lot more personal.

Lava and Let Lava in ‘Aquaman’ #40

Aquaman, Aquaman! Does whatever an aqua can! Spins a trident in his hand! Talks to fish, not tuna cans. Atlantean royalty Aquaman! 


Huge guns, rad mutants, and top-tier writing.

5 Reasons To Care About ‘X-Force’

Marvel has so many X-titles that it would be difficult to tell them apart even if they used the rest of the alphabet. In the early nineties Marvel’s publication list looked like someone trying to […]


Rose McIver's talent drives a show that's mostly laudable and will likely continue to improve.

Review: Is ‘iZombie’ Too Close to ‘Veronica Mars’?

iZombie is an intelligent, engaging, and exciting show with some genuine shocks, and characters who effectively keep us guessing as to their true motivations, only to make the audience want more when their intentions are […]


Lost, but never forgotten.

All Is Lost in ‘Teen Titans’ #8

What is it with the Teen Titans today, eh? They run around in silly clothes, they have weird nicknames, they’re always neck-deep in major, life-ruining drama…Hunh. Now that we think about it, being a superhero is exactly […]