First, DC Comics gets a victory in one Superman-related legal battle, now it's settling another: The publisher has come to an agreement with Supermen Fades-to-Fros, a Florida barbershop that was clearly inspired by the Man of Steel.Not only does the name of Reginal Jones' chain of shops - "the premier barber shop in Orlando," according to its website, with two locat
Almost 20 years after the original run wrapped, Akira Toriyama's Dragon Ball is returning to print in Japan this year with both a newly colored reprint series and accompanying reference book debuting next month.Three volumes of Toriyama's "Saiyan Saga" will be reissued in color on February 4, with each book containing 248 pages of
Just how brutal will the fight between the World's Greatest Superheroes get in this Spring's upcoming Injustice: Gods Among Us video game? A new trailer offers some quick glimpses at in-game footage featuring the Flash, Wonder Woman, Superman and Batman in action... as well as a chance to see a certain battlesuit-sporting bald scientistget in on the whole thing, as well. Click through to see Lex and friends doing what they do.
Gene Luen Yang -- the award-winning creator of American Born Chinese, The Eternal Smile and writer of Dark Horse's Avatar: The Last Airbender comics -- has announced his latest project: Boxers & Saints, an epic pair of graphic novels about the lives of two peasants during the Boxer Rebellion that took place in China during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.Talking to Wired, Yang - who's been working on the project since 2006 - said that the books reflect his interest in and ambivalence about the historical event:
When I looked into the lives of the Chinese saints,
What comic will be next to win over mainstream audiences thanks to a television adaptation, a la Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard's The Walking Dead? It just might be The Sixth Gun, Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt's wonderful supernatural weste
We've had movies about the behind the scenes drama involved in launching social media companies and building baseball teams, so why not one about the real-life tale of seven friends going it alone and launching their own comic book company? At least, that's what Image founder Rob Liefeld believes - and he's even gone so fa
Yesterday saw the launch of Weekly Shonen Jump, the latest incarnation of Viz Media's anthology collecting material from the Japanese title of the same name. The reason for the relaunch is a good one, though: Now the digital magazine will include material released on the same day in the original Japanese version.
Released digitally, Weekly Shonen Jump featu
The more cynical amongst you may have thought, now that Warren Ellis is a New York Times best-selling novelist with the release of his second novel Gun Machine, that he would abandon comics like a used-up kleenex and move onto more lucrative, highbrow creative outlets. The more cynical amongst you would be wrong, in that case, with the writer teasing a new project on his website this weekend.
The tease is just th
Less than a year old, Marvel's new Hawkeye series has already become known for the top-level artistic talent it offers on a regular basis, from David Aja's smart and stylish covers and interior work through guest art by the likes of Javier Pulido, Steve Lieber and Jesse Hamm. Now, another modern master is signing up for a stint on the book, with the great Francesco Francavilla joinin
The Retired, Extremely Dangerous agents and assassins of the world are back for another absurd action comedy this summer, as the first trailer for RED 2 -- the sequel to the surprise hit movie based on Warren Ellis and Cully Hamner's 2003 comic -- hits the Internet. Click through to see the carnage for yourself.As the trailer shows, RED 2 r