Caricatures of celebrities aren't exactly anything new in the world of comics -- I'm particularly fond of a 1984 issue of Fury of Firestorm where Killer Frost goes on a crime spree to attract the attention of Curt Nolland, the DC Universe equivalent of Smokey
I've been writing full-time for ComicsAlliance for almost a year now, but it was only a few weeks ago that I realized what may be the most important thing I've discovered since I quit my day job: Since I work from home, I can watch two hours of Walker, Texas Ranger every single day. And that has been a life
We've been pretty hard on Tim Burton's failed early '90s Superman revamp, Superman Lives, but it's only because it seems to be the stupefying gift that keeps on giving. We've already looked on in horror
What we love/hate most about infotainment television is its predilection for non-ironic irrelevancy, and what we love/hate/mostly love most about Christian Bale is his penchant for amusing disagreeability. The two love/ha
If the commercial success of Image's Phonogram taught us anything, it's that comics about music sell like hotcakes; and if the stratospheric ratings of Fox's Glee are any indication, it's that people will listen to anything that sounds like John Mayer.
It's possible that some or all of those things are not true (to clarify, Phonogram rules and should have ma
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As part of what's probably the best example of the gift-you're-so-happy-to-have-never-received that keeps on giving phenomenon, visual effects artist Steve Johnson has unleashed via Facebook even more behind-the-scenes photographs and
Despite the fact that we're usually pretty vocal about the stuff we like, comic book fans are notoriously hard to shop for. Not only are a lot of us already on a weekly schedule of buying exactly the comics we want every Wednesday, but the difficulty non-readers have in telling Superman from Spider-Man has led to pretty much everyone I know getting a stack of completely random back issues from a friend or relative. It's pretty much a comics-reading rite of passage.
But believe me, it could always be worse, and to prove it, I've scoured the Internet for ten of the absolute worst presents a comic book fan could get! So this year, when you open up that present to reveal your fourteenth full-screen copy of The Dark Knight, smile and say thanks, 'cause at least you didn't get this stuff.
And if you do get this stuff... I am so, so sorry.
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We had a feeling we'd spoken too soon when we labeled James Stokoe's out-of-nowhere
In what is quite possibly the loosest definition of "New Technology" to ever make it into the newspaper, the Associated Press reported today that a new service is giving Garfield fans a chance to star alongside America's ninth most hilarious cartoon cat in a personalized strip, for a small fee.
This, of course, is something pretty much anyone with a computer and MS Paint can do already -- a