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Dave Gibbons Understands Why HBO’s Watchmen Turned Rorschach Into a White Supremacy Symbol

HBO’s Watchmen is set 30 years after the events of Dave Gibbons and Alan Moore’s original comics series, meaning that most of the story’s original heroes and villains are long since dead, inactive, or in Doctor Manhattan’s case, hanging out off-planet away from humanity. But Watchmen’s world is one that’s been fundamentally changed by the legacies of both generations of the Minutemen. Read More >>

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Kevin Feige’s New Marvel Title Signals Major Changes for Its Corporate Structure

With the launch of Disney’s new streaming platform right around the corner, there’s been a bit of a structural change over at the House of Mouse. It signals that the studio is nothing but serious about trying to ensure the platform’s success. After shepherding Marvel’s cinematic universe, Kevin Feige is now taking on even more responsibilities realising the company’s various productions. Read More >>

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Lady and the Tramp’s Talking Dogs Are Even More Unsettling in the Latest Trailer

Disney’s Lady and the Tramp isn’t just the studio’s latest live-action adaptation of an animated classic that we could all just stay at home it watch, it’s an unsettling look at the current state of the VFX and animation techniques that are making it possible for animals to talk and emote like humans, which is terrifying to see in action. Read More >>

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Gary Glitter Didn’t Make Any Money From Joker, But a Record Label Did

Joker, a boring movie we’ve spent entirely too much time talking about at this point, has rightfully come under fire for prominently featuring “Rock n’ Roll Part 2,” a song performed by known paedophile Gary Glitter. Read More >>

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HBO’s Watchmen Wants to Dig into the Heart of American Racism…by Making You Like Cops

The first 15 minutes or so of Damon Lindelof’s Watchmen are some of the most agonising moments of television this year. They squarely focus on the brutalisation of multiple black Americans during the infamous Tulsa race riots in the US state of Oklahoma – a day when mobs of crazed white people descended upon, attacked, and murdered black Oklahomans because they felt empowered to do so. Read More >>

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Hickman’s ‘Dawn of X’ Will Launch a New Wolverine Comic and Turn Every Mutant Into an X-Men Hero

As riveting as Jonathan Hickman’s House of X and Powers of X series have been, it can be easy to forget that the two comics are only the beginning of Marvel’s larger “Dawn of X” arc that’s ushering in a new era of mutant resurgence. Soon, those books will come to an end and make way for even more stories about how Xavier and the world’s mutants are through living in the shadows. Read More >>

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The World Might Not Be Ready for Tom King, Mitch Gerads, and Evan Shaner’s Strange Adventures

Tom King’s made a name for himself by telling stories about classic white guy heroes who find themselves on the verge of mental collapse as their worlds suddenly become complicated in ways one doesn’t often see in comic books. At this year’s New York Comic Con, the writer announced that Adam Strange will follow in that familiar tradition of his Vision and Mister Miracle series. Read More >>

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Far Sector Artist Jamal Campbell’s Stunning Alien World Is Designed to Make You Uncomfortable

The City Enduring, the titanic Dyson swarm at the centre of writer N.K. Jemisin and artist Jamal Campbell’s upcoming series Far Sector, is more than just a makeshift planet that nearly 20 billion people call home. It’s an experiment trying to figure out how to successfully bring three races of warring aliens together in a peaceful, harmonious way following the devastation of each group’s respective societies. Read More >>

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Lauren Cohan Is Coming Back to The Walking Dead, Which Is Being Renewed for Season 11

During this year’s New York Comic Con, the cast of The Walking Dead took to the stage in Madison Square Garden to discuss what’s next for the show as it heads into its tenth season. For the most part, the cast was mum about specific spoilers, but just as the panel was coming to an and, a surprising person hopped up onto the stage the blew everyone in the audience away. Read More >>

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Kieron Gillen Opens Up About Once & Future’s Mythical Exploration of British Identity

Just a few pages into the second issue of Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora’s Once & Future, there’s a fascinating twist on multiple elements of different King Arthur legends that illustrate some of the bigger, more complicated ideas about British identity that the comic is grappling with. Read More >>

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A New King’s Man Trailer Asks ‘What If Downton Abbey Had Super Spies?’

Before they were posh, super spies saving the present-day world, the heroes of Fox’s Kingsman franchise were posh in an old-timey way befitting of an era where parachutes were considered cutting-edge technology. The latest trailer for Matthew Vaughn’s upcoming Kingsmen prequel, The King’s Man, is light in the way of plot, but it’s rich in the franchise’s signature action sequences that smack ever-so-slightly of camp. Read More >>

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James Gunn Implores Marvel and DC Fans to Let Go of Their Petty Rivalry

Comic book fans often pit Marvel and DC’s respective properties against one another because the publishers and the live-action movies based on their IP represent two of the largest corporate titans in the larger entertainment industry, but there are few things more exhausting then fans’ desire to “prove” whether DC or Marvel are “better” than one another. Read More >>

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The Stranger Things Season 4 Announcement Teaser Promises a Departure from Hawkins

Following the Duffer Brothers hinting at the promise of more Stranger Things, Netflix has dropped the first teaser trailer for the series’ next season. And things are looking grim. Read More >>

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Warner Bros. Thinks a ‘Lot Has Been Said’ About Joker, So It’s Cancelling Premiere Interviews

While the larger conversation around Todd Phillips’ upcoming Joker film continues to intensify as people reflect on how the story’s depiction of a white domestic terrorist fits into the cultural landscape, Warner Bros. is attempting to take back some control of the narrative by barring print and broadcast press access to the red carpet of the Hollywood premiere where interviews were to be conducted. Read More >>

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The Heroes of Jurassic Park are Back for Jurassic World 3

From the way things are going in the universe of Collin Trevorrow’s Jurassic Worldthe humans are all but done for now that the dinosaurs have made it off Isla Nubar and are running around in densely-populated areas. But the latest casting news about the next Jurassic World film suggests that maybe, just maybe, there might be a chance for the homo sapiens to adapt and survive in this new landscape with the help of some familiar faces. Read More >>