Folks, I have seen some cruel April Fools' Day pranks in my time. Heck, I just read through the last 15 years of Funky Winkerbean strips from April 1 a few minutes ago, so I thought I was immune to the pangs of disappointment, but no. No I am not. And I know that, because with their annual prank, Google has shown us a finer world and reminded us how far we have fallen.
Okay, so maybe I'm overreacting a little bit, but still! An April 1 update to Google Maps that adds Pokémon to international landmarks and allows you to catch them, learning to understand each other through the magic of friendship and battling? It is a glimpse of a world in which I want to live. Check out their video promoting the (pretty amazing) gag below!
Since Mass Effect 3 was released a few weeks ago, there's been a lot of controversy over how the game ends. Some fans have advocated storming BioWare's headquarters with torches and pitchforks, others have praised it for daring to embrace color-coding as a storytelling tool, but no matter what side of the debate you're on, there's one thing we can all agree about: Mass Effect would be way better if Commander Shepard grabbed a guitar and rocked the Reapers to death at a battle of the bands.
We've talked about the pop-culture t-shirts at WeLoveFine pretty often here at ComicsAlliance, but today, the company introduced two pretty amazing new products that are particularly relevant to our -- or at least, my -- interests. As part of their ongoing deal with Hasbro, they're going beyond t-shir
This Friday, the CW announced that due to an unexpected spike in ratings, Smallville, the long-running television show about a thirty year-old Clark Kent who still hasn't become Superman -- has been picked up for an eleventh season. While the current season had previously been ad
At his spotlight panel today at WonderCon in San Francisco, writer Grant Morrison responded to an audience question about the delays that have plagued several of his recent comics with a rather inscrutable reply, even for the enigmatic Morrison.
In a move apparently spurred by the final impassioned plea of Joanne Siegel regarding Superman's copyright issues, Time Warner announced Friday that it will revert all intellectual property rights, chiefly the rights to characters, to their respective creators, and in some instances the heirs of those creators.
"We've decided to give our creators back their children," said a key Time
Over the past few years, IDW has become the premier publisher for licensed comics with properties like Ghostbusters, Star Trek, Godzilla, and Doctor Who under their belt, and today, they're getting even bigger with the huge announcement that they will be adapting Tommy Wiseau's groundbreaking film, The Room, into a five-issue comic book miniseries.
"The Room is a franchise with almost limitless potential," said IDW editor Irving D. Wilmore. "These are characters that have captured the imaginations of an entire generation, characters that
While readers are preparing for this summer's Flashpoint, DC has announced yet another world-shattering crossover today: DCU: DISARMED, a major turning point for the DC universe that sees the severed limbs of Lex Luthor, Arsenal, Aquaman, The KGBeast and others rising up with a sinister plan to destroy the DC Universe.
While we haven't been able to get a handle on exactly who will be the creative team behind this next blockbuster
In a stunning reversal of their recent digital strategies, Marvel and DC Entertainment have both announced a complete revamp of their digital comics services, including releasing digital issues a week before their printed counterparts, a pricing structure that will make most digital single issues available for only 10 cents, and the ability to buy a digital comic on one service and read it anywhere. After the jump, we br
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