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 […]