One of Comics’ Coolest Creators Returns Because ‘It’s So Hard to Do a Perfect Comic’

Ann Nocenti wrote some of the most inventive, daring, and pointed superhero comics of the 1980s. We’re all really lucky that she makes a triumphant return to the medium this week, with The Seeds #1. Read More >>

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Watch This Neural Network Generate an Infinite Number of Totally Unique Anime Characters

Last month Nvidia revealed its work on using competing neural networks to generate random, but convincing, photos of non-existent celebrities. A website called MakeGirlsMoe does almost the same thing, but instead of celebs, it churns out never-ending headshots of anime characters. Read More >>

Jared Leto is Just as Confused About the Joker’s Future as You Are

For the past few weeks, the Joker has been the biggest topic of conversation in the world of comic book movies. Warner Bros. is reportedly developing at least two new films starring the character, only one of which would star Suicide Squad’s Jared Leto. And in a new interview, Leto admitted he’s just as confused as we are. Read More >>

Remembering Leo Baxendale, Creator of Minnie The Minx & The Bash St Kids

A part of our childhoods has died with the news that Leo Baxendale, creator of the Bash St Kids and Minnie The Minx, has completed the last panel of his life. Read More >>

marvel Is Making a Comic With Marvel and It Sounds Totally Wild

Most comic book stories try to stick to one earth-ending event at a time. Not musician’s new collaboration with Marvel. It’s mushing up future alien invasions and zombie apocalypses into one unholy matrimony of comic book craziness. Read More >>

Can You Pick Out All the References in This Action-Packed Sci-fi Poster Mashup?

Your eyeballs may not be prepared for what we’re about to show you. Read More >>

The 10 Most Overly Specific Supervillains in Comics

The great thing about comic books is the volume: they’ve been around for a long time and there have been so many issues, reboots, and continuities that there’s never a lack of things to discover. The best thing about comic books is that all that space has allowed things to get weird. Read More >>

The Complete History of The Joker’s Many, Many Incarnations

Jared Leto’s prison-tattooed version of the Joker made a big splash when it was announced — and now is dividing audiences upon his appearance in the recently released Suicide Squad – but a radically transformed Joker is nothing new. Batman’s most iconic foe has undergone many revamps, re-imaginings, updates and interpretations over the past 75 years. Here’s the complete history of the ever-changing face of the Joker. Read More >>

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The Evolution of Joker in Film and TV History

The Joker is easily one of the best villains in film and TV (and obviously, comic book) history, but who is the best Joker? Jack Nicholson combined the mischievous campiness of the character with the deranged thirst for violence. Heath Ledger’s The Dark Knight Joker was somehow just as iconic as Nicholson's and fitted Christopher Nolan’s Gotham perfectly. And Mark Hamill has basically become the standard-bearer of the Joker through his work in the animated Batman series. Read More >>

Everything You Need to Know to Get Ready for Marvel’s Civil War II

Marvel’s Civil War II #1 has finally begun, but are you prepared? Fear not, because we’re here with the answers to all your questions, as well as everything else you should know about Civil War II. Read More >>

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10 Superheroes That Were Based on Real People

Superheroes have superpowers, existing in worlds where reality doesn’t exactly exist, where people have weird names, and are totally not completely human. A lot of them are actually based on real people, though, which makes sense given that real people that invented our favourite characters - taking inspiration from the world around them. Read More >>

Win More Than £470 Worth of Marvel Superhero Goodies

Captain America: Civil War is just about the best Marvel superhero film there's ever been, and to celebrate the summer blockbuster hitting cinemas, we're teaming up with the Disney Store to give away a whopping £474.24 worth of Marvel goodies. Read More >>

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How Many People Has Iron Man Killed in His Movies?

Iron Man is basically a death machine. A slick talking, charismatic death machine but a death machine nonetheless. Once Tony Stark straps on that suit of his, absolutely no one—people, aliens, other robots, whoever is nearby—is safe. Read More >>

The Ultimate Guide to All of This Summer’s Awesome New Comics

Ah, summer. The perfect time to think about going outside, getting some sun, enjoying all that nature has to offer — and then staying inside to read comics anyway. Happily, this summer’s titles will definitely keep you both occupied and entertained! Here’s our guide to all the fantastic new series coming out over the new few months. Read More >>

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How Many People Has Captain America Killed in the Marvel Movies?

Even the nicest, most decent superheroes are cold blooded murderers. The nice ones just do it less than the psychopaths and make their kills with a much more cheery soundtrack. Take Captain America. He’s racked up quite a kill count in his Marvel movies. How many? 14,089! Not so good anymore, right? Read More >>