What 25 Cents Could Mean for The Walking Dead

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on January 29, 2017. One question that regularly confronts American comics creators, retailers, and fans is: how do we grow the medium? While the heroes of Marvel and DC Comics may dominate theaters now, comics remain a niche. So how do you find new readers and show off […]

How Orlando and Houser Perfected the DC Rebirth One-Shot

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on January 29, 2017. The thing everyone talks about when it comes to DC Comics’ Rebirth line is the bi-weekly shipping. That is a big deal and it shouldn’t be dismissed. It has altered the habits of creators, retailers, and readers in surprisingly positive ways. Yet it’s only […]

5 Comics That Make It Feel Good To Be Bad

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on January 30, 2016. We all love the likes of Superman and Spider-Man, great heroes who inspire us to be our best selves. However, that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for a bit of dark glee in our hearts or comics. This upcoming Wednesday will see the release […]

How The Founder Sets Up a Marvel Comics Movie

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on January 28, 2017. The Founder tells the story of Ray Kroc, an American entrepreneur who would not discover the success he dreamed of until his 50s. It was then that he encountered the first McDonald’s, a bustling enterprise in San Bernadino, and worked with the owners to […]

Leading Questions: Hey, Captain America, Do I Know You?

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on January 26, 2017. Every week in a new installment of “Leading Questions”, the young, lantern jawed Publisher of Comics Bulletin Mark Stack will ask Co-Managing Editor Chase Magnett a question he must answer. However, Mark doesn’t plan on taking it easy on Chase. He’ll be setting […]

5 Reasons The Lego Batman Movie Could Be The Best Batman Movie

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on January 27, 2017. You can debate what the best superhero movie ever is for days. It’s an argument that has only grown as the genre has blown up over the past decade too. We have an entire system dedicated to cataloging scores and statistics here at ComicBook.Com, […]

REVIEW: Loose Ends #1 Represents Modern Crime Comics at Their Best

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on January 25, 2017. Story: Jason Latour Art: Chris Brunner Color: Rico Renzi Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: January 25, 2017 Crime comics are often defined by their plot. Drugs? Violence? Corruption? Include these elements and you’ve got a genre on your hands. All of these components can […]

Local Comics Store Spotlight: Jetpack Comics

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on January 25, 2017. The foundation of ComicBook.Com is comics. While we love to cover all aspects of pop and geek culture, our roots lie in the comics community and the plethora of characters and stories that have sprung from it. If you speak with anyone in the […]

5 February Movies We Can’t Wait For

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on January 24, 2017. In the traditional model of movies in America, we receive films in waves or seasons. There’s the blockbuster rush of summer and the Oscar rush of mid-winter, and plenty of dead space in between. Typically, February has been the absolute worst of a set […]

10 Comics to Look Out For in February

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on January 20, 2016. Movies and television come in seasons, books and music remain evergreen, but comics come out at a constant pace. It’s a treadmill and that’s a good thing. No matter who you are or what your current tastes may be, there’s little doubt that you can […]