Florence "Fabulous Flo" Steinberg, an innovative indie comics publisher and staple of the original Marvel Bullpen, has passed away.Read More
Congratulations to Saga, Squirrel Girl, Sonny Liew, Rep. John Lewis, and all the other 2017 Eisner Award Winners!
Last night's Eisner winners include Sonny Liew, Fiona Staples, Jill Thompson, Ryan North, Erica Henderson, Love is Love, and Tom King.Read More
Whether because money for travel and spare time are hard to come by, or because you're not into being stuck in large groups of people (hello friend!), you may want to experience San Diego Comic-Con from the comfort of your own home. You can't quite get the same experience, but there are a few ways you can enjoy all the action without having to leave your fortress of solitude.Read More
We got to see a dream team-up in comics form when the original all-male Ghostbusters team crossed paths (but not streams!) with the new female Ghostbusters in IDW's Ghostbusters 101. Now, our favorite ghostbusting ladies are the stars of their own limited series!Read More
The first issue of Image Comics' Moonstruck comes out today, and the fantastical story from writer Grace Ellis (Lumberjanes) and artist Shae Beagle is a genuine treat full of adorable magical creatures and a moving story about our barista protagonist, a werewolf named Julie.Read More
With horror shows like The Divided States of Hysteria out there, it's nice to be reminded that there's actually quality work created by LGBTQIA folks and/or representing that community well. That quality work and representation is recognized every year by the Prism Awards, and you can check out this year's nominees, as well as this year's judges below!Read More
After reader outcry against the cover of Divided States of Hysteria #4, Image Comics has announced that they will replace the cover - but their apology statement reads a lot like a justification.Read More
The fourth issue of Image Comic's The Divided States of Hysteria series by writer/artist Howard Chaykin portrays a hate crime, and it's neither provocative nor edgy. Trigger Warning: Discussion of graphic violence, sexual violence, and racismRead More
A new fan campaign is asking Google to honor Jack Kirby, the "King of Comics," with a Google Doodle on what would have been his 100th birthday.Read More
Obviously, when you think DC Bombshells, you think powerful, badass, beautiful female heroes in brilliantly-designed costumes. However, there are totally dudes in the Bombshells universe, too. And now, for the first time, one of them is getting a DC Bombshells statue all his own! DC Collectibles’ first solo-male Bombshells statue is none other than the King of Atlantis himself: Aquaman!Read More
Oh my God, I'm so tired.
What do you do with a problem like turning your greatest Nazi-fighting superhero into an agent of Hydra, upsetting fans for months? Continue to milk the storyline unto infinity, if you're Marvel Comics!Read More
A frequent criticism of literary or visual media is the use of what have colloquially come to be known as "tropes." Certainly, using stock characters and clichéd plot devices can dilute the impact of a story. But these conventions can also play an important role in furthering a narrative, particularly one that’s about subverting expectations. Take, for example, Gail Simone and Cat Stagg’s new Image book, Crosswind, in which a hitman and a housewife swap bodies.Read More
No one wants this.
Oh, good. Because the audiences so enamored by Wonder Woman–the ones talking and tweeting about the character nonstop, buying up merch, and seeing the new movie in record-breaking numbers–they've all been saying the same thing, right? We can all agree on the one thing missing from her story: a central male superhero figure. Isn't that what we've been asking for? (Spoiler: It's not.)Read More
Dear Image Comics: Depicting Violence Against Trans People Isn’t “Edgy,” It’s Exactly the “Divisiveness” You’re Worried About
So, it's Pride Month. You know, the month in which the LGBTQIA community celebrates not only pride, but survival as we commemorate the Stonewall riots of June 1969? The riots that were started, in part, by trans women of color? Yeah, those. Image's latest "edgy" comic would've been offensive at any time, but it is especially offensive being released this month. **CW: discussion of violence against a trans character**Read More
Monday was the 29th Lambda Literary Awards, which celebrates LGBT+ voices and helps us curate our reading list from LGBT horror to memoir, mystery, and poetry.Read More
Shortly after Black Panther and the Crew got the cancellation order from Marvel, another Black Panther-centric comic gets dropped.Read More
Misfit City is a new limited series from the BOOM! Box imprint of BOOM! Studios. This new, female-led title is written by screenwriter and novelist Kiwi Smith, who is responsible for the screenplays for such "girl power" classics as 10 Things I Hate About You and Legally Blonde! Now, she's entered the comics arena, along with writer Kurt Lustgarten, with this awesome new title, now on its second issue.Read More
Real Friends tackles bullying, childhood anxiety, and growing pains in a heartfelt way that'll transport every woman back into her days as a young girl.Read More
The nominees for the 2017 Dwayne McDuffie Award for Kids' Comics - named after the black writer, editor and publisher who created Static Shock - are almost all white. Seriously, comics?Read More
One of the highlights of the comics season are annual specials, especially when they come from one of our favorite titles, BOOM! Box's hit Lumberjanes. It's hard to believe, but Lumberjanes will soon be releasing its third annual special (time flies when you're having supernatural fun in the woods!), and BOOM! has provided us with an exclusive first look at some of the artwork, as well as thoughts from the kickass creators involved!Read More