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Blackest Night: How the DC Comics Audience Got Their Groove Back


To say that DC Comics has galvanized their fanbase with "Blackest Night" is like saying that "Thriller" had a couple of hit songs. The Geoff Johns/Ivan Reis spacefaring zombie superhero epic -- whose final issue hits on Wednesday -- has been a gigantic success for the publisher on almost every conceivable level, selling comics, trinkets, action figures, t-shirts and convention tickets...

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Hot Ink Reviews– Uncanny X-Men #522, Green Lantern #52, Time Lincoln #1


ComicsAlliance reviews the biggest, best, and most interesting comics that hit the shelves this week. SPOILERS FOLLOW.


Sure, riding inside a giant bullet speeding through the depths of space at a pace approaching the speed of light seems like it would be fun...

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The ComicsAlliance Quiz: Which Lantern Corps Are You?


Over the past few years of "Green Lantern" and "Blackest Night," the DC Universe has expanded its roster of ring-slingers fueled by emotions (including, curiously enough, "Death"), and left comics fans wondering just where they fit in...

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Hot Ink — Blackest Night #7, Captain Swing and the Electrical Pirates of Cindery Island #1, We Will Bury You #1


ComicsAlliance reviews the biggest, best, and most interesting comics that hit the shelves this week.


"Blackest Night"'s main title book is back after taking the month of January off, possibly in the hopes that we'd forget how it claimed that every single character resurrection that's ever occurred in the DC Universe was all part of Nekron's masterful years-long plan...

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Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – Cute Couples Week: Batman & Batwoman, The Atom & Hawkman, Teenage Spider-Man & the ’70s X-Men


Savage Critic and "Reading Comics" author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week.


* Did all the interesting indie titles take this week off, or what?
% Continuing traditions that predate its creators' birth
¢ Wait, there's actually an entry on the DC site for Dktrzy Rrr? A t...

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Retailers Weigh in on Marvel’s ‘Comics for Comics’ Promotion


In a move that can only be described as requiring significant cojones, Marvel announced yesterday that they would be offering a special variant edition of "Siege" #3 to comic book retailers -- in exchange for 50 stripped covers from DC's recent "Blackest Night" tie-ins...

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Hot Ink — Blackest Night: Wonder Woman #2 & Suicide Squad #67, Siege #1 & Siege Embedded #1, Orc Stain #1


I'VE BEEN TOO LONG, I'M GLAD TO BE BACK - Blackest Night: Wonder Woman 2 and Suicide Squad 67

A new year is upon us, 2010 is here, what better time to leave the trappings of 2009 behind us and forge a bold new path, taking us to on adventures unlike any we have seen before...

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Blackest Night: A Holiday Carol


We've got a special holiday treat for you today on ComicsAlliance: A "Blackest Night" Christmas carol parody to the tune of "Silent Night," written and performed by myself and the Eisner Award-winning Douglas Wolk in two-part harmony with ukulele backup, all for your amusement...

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Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – Dec. 3: “Blackest Night” Expands, Binky Brown Confesses and Hulks Start Falling


Savage Critic and "Reading Comics" author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week:


% Spiegelman, right up front
^ Fractional analysis
Roundish guys in the traditional "comedy relief" role
£ It's getting dark in here/So empty all your pockets
†† Double ichib...

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Blackest Night, Marvel Galactus Battle Go Lego In The Most Magnificent Way


We've posted plenty of custom Lego toys before, including cubedudes and minifigs, but the art of one Ulises Farinas of Act-I-Vate fame shines a bright green light on the potential of illustrated block figures...

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