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Sean Murphy’s Batman Continuity Has Its Own Set of Rules

Sean Gordon Murphy, author of Batman: White Knight, has crafted within it his own pocket Batman world, with some substantial differences from the mainline world of the DC Universe, the most obvious one being that the Joker has gone dangerously, uh, sane. Read More >>

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The Scarlet Witch Needs to Become a Lot Witchier in Avengers: Infinity War

Elizabeth Olsen’s Scarlet Witch is one of the most curious characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Even after three films, we still don’t really know all that much about just who Wanda Maximoff is and what she can do. Read More >>

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Prepare for ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ With Our Complete Guide to the Marvel Cinematic Universe

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has been going strong for ten years now, changing the world of comic book films for ever. Phases 1 and 2 are now over, but there is still plenty of Marvel magic on its way in Phase 3. Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe started two years ago with the release of Captain America: Civil War, and ends in 2019 with the release of the fourth Avengers film. Read More >>

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Report: The Stan Lee Saga Is Only Getting Stranger and Sadder

A new report out today sheds more light on the allegations that 95-year-old Stan Lee is surrounded by bad actors who are all trying to get their hands on as much of the famed comics creator’s money as they can. Read More >>

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Report: Stan Lee’s Stolen Blood Was Used to Sign Marvel Comics Sold in Las Vegas

Stan Lee, the legendary comics figure who helped bring many of Marvel’s most iconic characters to life, has been in the news lately for reasons beyond his comics legacy. Over the last month, several reports about Lee’s personal lifehave uncovered bizarre attempts to capitalise on the 95-year-old’s fortunes... and a new twist in the tale makes the saga even stranger. Read More >>

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Things I Never Knew About Writing Comics Until I Wrote Comics

I’ve spent most of my professional career writing about comics (and video games), putting forth what I understand about the art form’s mechanics and creators in essays, reviews, and interviews. I thought I got comics, at the very least the superhero genre aspect of the medium. They’ve always been part of my life. But then I started writing a superhero comic book myself, and suddenly I realised how much I didn’t know. Read More >>

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The Beano Demands Jacob Rees-Mogg Stops Impersonating Walter the Softy

Hold on let me check my calendar... Nope! It's not magically April 1st again, so I can only assume the Beano is being deadly serious with the cease and desist letter it's sent to Jacob Rees-Mogg accusing him of impersonating long-time Dennis the Menace supporting character Walter. Read More >>

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This Remix App Has Me Addicted to Making My Own ‘Oh No’ Comics

Webcomic Name is one of my favourite ongoing gag comics. Despite the core repetitiveness of its premise, it’s earnest and deadpan in a way that’s consistently charming. Alex Norris weaves in a goofy, self-deprecating vulnerability to every comic. Now, you can make your own! Read More >>

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Hunt For Eggs With This Easter-Themed X-Men Art, Courtesy of Ryan Reynolds

The X-Men have got to have a wild Easter. What with Nightcrawler hiding eggs in interdimensional hidey holes, Beast very excitedly explaining the Pagan origins of the holiday’s traditions, and Deadpool just throwing stuffed rabbits at everyone, it’s an eventful day. Read More >>

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Superheroes Are Ridiculous in This Dramatic Reinterpretation of Superman’s Origins

Superheroes are, at their core, a basically silly idea, pulled from old circus heroes and tasked with a permanent legacy of gimmicks, costumes, and other things that just wouldn’t happen in the real world. In a recent video, Studio C dials into all of that absurdity for a great video about Superman’s origins. Read More >>

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Report: Things Aren’t Going So Well for Stan Lee

You’d imagine that—as one of the most important people in comics history, who always happens to have executive produced and had cameos in all of Marvel’s films—Stan Lee wouldn’t exactly have to worry about money. But according to a report from The Daily Beast, Lee’s finances are in a state of disarray thanks to people in his orbit who’ve been taking advantage of him in order to get to his wealth. Read More >>

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These Black Panther Movie Moments Were Ripped Right Out of the Comics

Because the Black Panther has been kicking ass and taking names in Marvel’s comics for over 50 years, it was inevitable that more than a handful of iconic moments from the books would make it into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Read More >>

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8 Times Black Panther Was an Unbelievable Badass

Black Panther isn’t just one of the Marvel universe’s smartest and most powerful heroes, he’s often the one with the most tricks up his sleeve. If Batman is DC Comics’ king of out-of-nowhere moments of surprise, T’Challa handily takes the crown for Marvel. Here’s a few times he grandly let us know he’s always a few steps ahead of Marvel’s mightiest. Read More >>

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A Brief History of Black Panther’s Wakanda Under T’Challa’s Reign

The Marvel Cinematic Universe’s depiction of Wakanda is undoubtedly going to become the definitive take on the secretive nation for many people once Black Panther hits theaters, and that’s understandable. But there is so much more to Wakanda’s rich history in the comics that just won’t fit into the film. Read More >>

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For the First Time in Its History, 2000 AD’s Sci-Fi Special Will Have an All-Female Creative Team

On and off over the past four decades, British comic magazine 2000 AD has released regular summer anthologies featuring a collection of scifi tales from across its roster of comic book heroes. But this year will mark a big change for the publisher: It’s the first time they’re printing a summer special created entirely by women. Read More >>