Articles in the category Anime & Comics

Comics for Newbies: 5 Must-Read Batman Stories

Batman is arguably the most popular character in the DC Universe, and if you’re new to comics, you may very well want to start with the Caped Crusader. As it is with practically all comics, overwhelming is a good word to describe the feeling one gets when deciding to start – and where. Here’s a […]

5 Strange Anime Series that Will Blow Your Mind

Anime series have always had a special place in our hearts. Not merely due to the fact that they are often humorous, action-oriented and dramatic, but also because they can be downright strange. We are sure you have noticed the occasional odd behavior portrayed by anime characters or the plot that simply makes you scratch […]

5 Anime Series that Need a Reboot

Thousands of anime shows have come and gone throughout the years, each one delivering different experiences and forms of storytelling. They are often remembered for their humor, their wit or the heavy amount of drama and action involved. Regardless of their critical and fan reception, there are various anime series that need a reboot in […]

Best Digital Comic Book Readers

Purists may prefer print comic books, but more and more, comic enthusiasts are going the digital route. I won’t debate the pros and cons of print and digital, but if you are buying digital comics and want the best experience, you need a good digital comic book reader. While you don’t have tons of options, […]

Jingle Bells Batman Smells…

Dashing through the snow… Everyone know how that goes. But wait, the guys at Nursery Rhymes TV want to do something different and risk the ire of the, arguably – very much arguably, the best superhero of them all. So what do we get? Jingle Bells Batman smells… You’ll have tons of fun singing this […]

Watch the Newly Released Dragon Ball Z 2015 Movie Revival of “F” Trailers

Dragon Ball Z has made countless men and women fall in love with characters such as Goku, who, together with his gang defends the earth from all evil. It has been quite some time since we’ve seen something new from the franchise, but next year, we’re going to be treated to a new film: Dragon […]

Epic Sale Marvel and DC Comics at Barnes & Nobles!

At least that’s how the bookstore is promoting their promo, which runs from till January 8, 2015. Basic details: Buy 2 DC Comics™ and/or Marvel™ and get a 3rd one free. While that may not seem too awesome a deal, if you want to beef up your Marvel and DC comics collection, this sale will […]

The Order of X: X-Men in the Middle Ages [Concept Art]

What if The X-Men existed in the Middle Ages? The possibilities are endless (and who says some of them weren’t around then anyway?), and if you ask artist Nate Hallinan, what you will get is The Order of X. He created The Order of X, a collection of concept art depicting The X-Men as lords […]

Hilarious “Texts from Superheroes:” Thanksgiving Edition

Texts from Superheros is by far one of the best blogs on Tumblr. The website is run by the comedic duo Diana McCallum and Andrew Ivimey, who poke fun at the superhero universe by composing imaginary texts between the characters. It’s easy to get lost on this site for hours, regardless of whether you are well-versed […]

Captain America Winter Soldier 80s Version

If you have a lot of time on your hands, what would you do? Well, it depends on what you like doing, and this guy on YouTube, ChiefBrodyRules likes to make mashups. One of his most recent creations is Captain America Winter Soldier 80s Version. The movie got a decent rating of 7.9 out 10 […]

The Cost of Being a Comic Fan

Let’s admit it, being a comic fan is not cheap. While movies based on comic books are making tons of money, the original content – comics – are not enjoying the same. Thus, prices have to go up as well. The cost of being a comic fan According to John Rogers, Hollywood screenwriter and cofounder […]

Meet the Guy Behind Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman is the best superheroine of all time. Yes, I know that will get many comic fans up in arms, but for those who do look up to Wonder Woman, did you know that there’s a book titled The Secret History of Wonder Woman? Written by Jill Lepore, the David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor […]

New Pokemon Themed Keyboard

Add a little bit of character to your desktop computer with this clever Pokemon-themed keyboard! Created by Ingrid Pierre, this Pokemon keyboard is a great way to spice up your work place and make those dull reports a bit more fun to type. Upon closer inspection, you might notice that the Pokemon printouts completely cover […]

5 Awesome Cosplay Cafes you need to visit in Tokyo

1. Maid Dreamin Maid Dreamin is the mother of all maid cafes. It is a mega-chain with branches all throughout Tokyo. It’s also a good “starter cafe” if you want to visit a maid cafe but are unsure of how deep you want to go. You can also browse through their popular maids online here. Maid Dreamin […]

Halloween in Tokyo: One Giant Cosplay Contest

Japan, as a country, isn’t known for doing anything “halfway.” It’s common to see people go all-out, regardless of whether it is for a company promotion or a school event. Halloween is no different. Although Halloween is still a fairly recent “holiday” in Japan, at least in terms of years spent celebrating, it is still […]

5 DIY Comic Book Costumes

You’re almost out of time! You might be able to get one-day shipping from Amazon or whatever online costume store you prefer, but you’ll definitely have a difficult experience if you have to go to the mall for a Halloween costume. Then again, there might be a way that you can DIY into things. I […]

The Totoro Baby Bouncer Will Calm Your Baby Like Nothing Else

Anyone who has watched My Neighbor Totoro will know just how cute the ginormous creature is. No matter how huge he is, he is adorable and brings happiness to children – and adults, too. Of course, it helps that the animated movie has Hayao Miyazaki behind it. So it’s not surprise that blogger Cation Designs […]

Anime Costume Ideas to Rock Your Halloween Party

Still not sure what you’re going to wear for Halloween? Instead of the usual superhero costumes, maybe you’d like to go as an anime character instead. So here are some anime costume ideas that will, hopefully, ignite that spark of creativity in you. If all else fails, you can always buy some of the costumes […]

Our 25 Top Cosplay Images from Long Beach Comic-Con 2014

The Long Beach Comic-Con, held in Long Beach, California, hosted its biggest show ever this past weekend, with thousands of fans and creators packing the hall to experience the best in the world of comics. Beyond the expanded programming and the hundreds of comic creators lined up into row after row on the main floor, […]