Articles with the tag Comics

iOS Racer SXPD is the Perfect Game for the Comic Book Fan

I don’t know about hard numbers supporting the idea that gamers are also huge comic book fans, but if you happen to be a combination of both, and you have an iOS device, then you will want to download the iOS racer game SXPD. The game is indeed the world’s first game-comic book hybrid and […]

5 Big Reasons Comics Had to go Digital

There was a time not too long ago where if you wanted to get a comic book you had to go to the comic book store and wade through box after box of issues until you found the one you were looking for. While there’s a feeling of reality and nostalgia to think that this […]

How to Get Someone Into Comics

As popular as superheroes are, the fact is that a lot of people are limited to t-shirts and TV shows. Not everyone actually reads comics, much less go out of their way to buy them. As someone who has only recently started reading comics, I have had some experience in being “convinced” to give them […]

SnarfQuest Gets First Full Version Via Kickstarter

Fans of SnarfQuest, a graphic novel that appeared in Dragon Magazine through the 80’s and 90’s, are currently psyched to see a digitally remastered and professionally edited  version–the first ever full and complete compilation! The project by Imagined Interprises, Inc. will be funded on May 05, 2014 so you still have time to get the original […]

Honor Among Thieves: The Best Supervillain Teams

So you think only the good guys can join forces? It’s been proven that when baddies team up, nothing good can come out of it for our heroes. Here are some of the most feared and most effective villain teams that have conspired to put the protagonists through the wringer. Crime Syndicate Evil Superman, Batman, […]

I Get Around: The Best Vehicles in Comics

For any superhero to get anywhere, they need to be able to travel. Since not all our protagonists can just take flight or teleport, they’ve had to use some unique forms of transportation to get to their desired destination. Here are some of our favorites. The Batmobile Like there was ever any doubt? Throughout its […]

Exclusive: Biowars #5 Artwork!

Sometimes the wars we have to wage happen within us. Biowars is a kick-ass comic that follows Alexander Hawking, an ordinary guy in an ordinary world. Everything is as average as it could get until his father passes a germ that is meant to annihilate a man’s immune system. With his dying breath, he makes […]

How To Introduce Kids To Comics!

Last week we published a quick primer on How To Introduce Kids To Anime. Today we’re going to focus on the colorful and life-changing world of comics. If you ever spent a significant amount of time with kids, you would know how difficult it is to get them to read. Unless it moves or you […]

Get The Walking Dead Compendium One For Only $25!

The Walking Dead on AMC has just come back from its mid-season hiatus. Though the series tends to be polarizing and you either love it or you hate it with a burning passion, we’re sure of one thing: the comics it’s based on is a very different beast. Is it better? Is it more interesting? […]

Save 32% On Solo: The Deluxe Edition

Take 12 of the greatest comic book creators and give them carte blanche over stories set in the DC Universe and you’ll get something like Solo. With art by Tim Sale, Darwyn Cooke, and so much more, Solo features 12 separate stories that include westerns, sci-fi thrillers, and of course, superhero epics. Solo: The Deluxe […]

5 Supposedly Real Monsters that Should Be in Comic Books

The pseudoscience of “cryptozoology,” with its gaggle of marvelous animals, is rife with imaginative fodder fitting for four-color fantasies.  While it’s sometimes fun to ponder what it might mean if our favorite cryptids actually existed – as Scientific American blogger Darren Naish does in his new book “Cryptozoologicon” – it’s clear that the improbable beasts […]

Get Super Graphic: A Visual Guide to the Comic Book Universe for Only $12.78!

Data is beautiful. When done right, even the simplest pie chart can take someone’s breath away. If you’re a fan of visual data and want to know more about your favorite superheroes, then you’re going to have a lot of fun with Super Graphic: A Visual Guide to the Comic Book Universe. It’s filled with […]

Bad to the Bone: The Best Villains in Comics

For any hero to achieve true greatness, he has to be pushed to his limit by their opposite number. The villain, the bad guy, the antagonist. This character’s actions ultimately reflect back on the hero as the protagonist’s response will either make him or break him. With that in mind, here are who we think […]

Batman: The Long Halloween Kindle Edition Only at $5.99!

If you’ve got your holiday money ready to be spent, and you just can’t get enough of Batman, then here’s an Amazon deal you won’t want to miss: Batman: The Long Halloween Kindle Edition is on sale for only $5.99. Compare that to the original price of $24.99, and you really won’t have to think […]

Can ‘Super!’ Save The Superhero Comic?

This is a guest post by Justin Pitt who is currently promoting his indie comic Super! on Kickstarter. Long before comic book movies captivated the imaginations of the entire world, comic books did the same, providing the world with the perfect blend of art and story and giving birth to a new genre of characters: […]

The Best Sidekicks in Comics

Over the long and colorful history of comic books, superhero sidekicks have been almost as ubiquitous as costumes. Once mere stand-ins for the audience and a sounding board for the hero, some sidekicks have even inherited their mentor’s super alter ego. Here are our choices for the six top sidekicks in comics today. Nightwing As […]

Making Comics in a New World‏

The two biggest and most important comic markets are Japan’s Mangas and comic book Super Heroes from the USA. They have inspired many people and have become a huge part of culture in their native lands and around the world. But what about the little guys? Web comics have become an outlet for comic book fans, artists […]

For the Nice (and the Naughty): Best Graphic Novels to Give for Christmas

With the holiday season in full swing, you might be wondering what to give to friends for Christmas. Even as we take pride in being a website for geeks, allow us to suggest a few graphic novels for you that your friends will surely appreciate (whether they be geeky or not). 1. Watchmen Alan Moore […]

Under the Surface of Periscope Studio

Two comic book artists are murdering each other at the lunch table. One of them is poised to bring a battle axe down on the other’s head. The victim’s face is contorted with rage as she reaches up to claw at her enemy’s eyes. They’re both holding perfectly still. There are eighteen other people in […]