We got a big response to my last piece on sexualization in superhero art, and I'm back today with another look at the same premise: that comics art tells a story, and on a certain level, you can judge it according to how well it tells the story it's trying to tell. This week, we're going to compare and contrast how a female character is depicted in cape com
More publishing developments from Marvel Comics this week, as the company cancelled X-23, one of its two female-starring solo titles; announced the conclusion (as opposed to cancelation) of PunisherMAX, an acclaimed mature readers; and announced high profile artist Greg Land as a fill-in for its recent hit, Avenging Spider-Man. More details after the cut.
UPDATE: Ghost Rider writer Rob Williams has con
We reported last week on the forthcoming end of the long-running Uncanny X-Men comic, but like most superhero demises -- especially where the X-Men are involved -- a Phoenix-esque resurrection is just around the corner. This morning, Marvel Comics announced that the X-Men franchise will experience a "regenesis" (not a
With Action Comics, Detective Comics and Batman being renumbered as part of DC's September initiative, that leaves Marvel's Uncanny X-Men as the longest-running uninterrupted title in comics.
For a month.
This morning, Marve
While a character's actions define them as heroes, villains or anti-heroes, the motivations behind those behaviors are ultimately what makes them compelling to read about. Spider-Man spins webs out of a sense of responsibility, the Punisher snuffs out crime to avenge his lost family and Lady Deadpool
Marvel is pleased to unveil the brand new Arthur Suydam cover to the hotly anticipated Marvel Zombie: The Covers HC! Collecting the gorgeous covers from the pop culture phenomenon known as Marvel Zombies, this red-hot hardcover features an homage to Secret Wars #8 by Suydam on the cover, the first of many brand new pieces of art displayed in this volume! In addition to stunning art from Suydam, Greg Land and Kyle Hotz, you'll get the first look at never before seen extras including director's cut style commentary from Suydam and the special zombie covers from various Marvel series in October!
With the quick sell-outs of past Marvel Zombies collections, Marvel advises retailers to check their orders on Marvel Zombies: The Covers HC. And don't miss the exciting return of everyone's favorite undead super humans in Marvel Zombies II!
This October, there's only one question you need to answer: whose
The end begins here with Dark Tower: Gunslinger Born #6, the penultimate chapter of the groundbreaking Marvel Comics limited series, adapting the classic Stephen King story. The Affiliation,