Bat-down, but not bat-out.

Review: ‘Batman Eternal’ #1

Batman Eternal #1 marks the beginning of a new weekly series that will run for a full year focusing on Gotham City, its citizens and of course the Dark Knight and his allies. This will [...]



Jon Goldwater, CEO of Archie Comics

He’s almost as old as Superman. In fact, he was created in opposition to the Man of Steel, on the theory that readers would enjoy an everyman like themselves just as much as an idealied [...]


"Loved you in Alien vs. Predator, guy."

Beware the Midnight Man in ‘Batgirl’ #30

Batgirl’s our kind of lady: she’s a librarian, a computer nerd, an MMA fighter, a redhead, and she prefers to wear skintight leather. So you’re really talking about a go-getter with huge brains and a [...]



‘The Only Living Boy’ – Creators’ Commentary

The Only Living Boy is one of those comic book success stories that makes you think creators still have a chance in a world where Disney owns your entire childhood. Writer David Gallaher and artist [...]



Sneak Peek & Review: Mark Millar’s Starlight #2

In the debut issue of Starlight (Image Comics, $2.99), Mark Millar pulled off something that is a rarity in the world of comic books: he tugged at our heart strings, and deftly took just a [...]


Is there an Earth 4 where the "Forever Good" crossover is happening right now?

The Eye of the Hurricane Settles Over ‘Earth 2′ #22

What’s this? An email from DC! And it’s featuring alternate universe versions of your favorite characters. Who doesn’t love a good reimagining? In this world, Green Lantern is a geomancer, Superman is a corrupted agent of [...]


There's someone for everyone. A schmuckette, if you will.

Preview: Seth Kushner’s ‘SCHMUCK’

by Seth Kushner Growing up, my mother often called me a “Schmuck.” It was part insult and part term of endearment. For the uninitiated, “Schmuck” is a Yiddish insult, an obscene term for penis, usually [...]



RAT QUEENS: Sass and Sorcery

“It’s like D&D…if your campaign was a combination of Lord of the Rings and Sex & the City.” That was how Image Comics’ surprise hit Rat Queens was described to me before I’d cracked open the [...]


Hellboy oh boy!

Mike Mignola on Hellboy’s 20th Anniversary

Once in a while I’m reminded of an anniversary — whether it’s for an awesome movie, TV show, book, or even a product — and immediately think, “Damn…now I feel really old.” Because that awesome [...]


Ho ho ho. Now the Red Lanterns have a Kryptonian.

Angry Teen Proves to Be a Handful in Red Lanterns #29

Every week DC sends us a preview, and every week we say, “Hey, that’s neat! But it needs more Guy Gardner and Charles Soule.” So DC says to themselves, they says, “Oh YEAH, weisenheimer?” Then [...]