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Ask Chris #307: The Evolution (Or Lack Thereof) Of Tim Drake
Q: How do you feel about Tim Drake’s evolution over time? Will he ever be his own man, like Nightwing? — @DarthFraga

A: Okay, first things first: Tim Drake is the best Robin, and it's not even a competition. It's not just that he's a great character, and believe it or n…
What Can The Robins Tell Us About How Comics Portray Kids?
Many different heroes have held the mantle of Robin over the years. Each of them is completely different, and we all have our favorites (cough Damian cough). Each one also represents a different idea about who and what children are, and how they are depicted in superhero comics. Kids can represent h…
Ask Chris #305: Death Of The Sidekick
Q: There's hasn't been a new sidekick in years. What happened to the concept of the sidekick? -- @RedEarth18

A: I'm not sure that sidekicks are really all that in danger of extinct, but I do think you're right to say that sidekicks aren't as prominent as they used to be, an…
Fantastic Five: Best Kid Heroes [Kids’ Comics]
If there’s one thing we’ve learned from our years on the Internet, it’s that there’s no aspect of comics that can’t be broken down and quantified in a single definitive list, preferably in amounts of five or ten. And since there’s no more definitive authorit…
Best Cosplay Ever (This Week): Flame Con 2016 Edition
This weekend we were at Flame Con in Brooklyn to capture the kaleidoscopic cosplay strutting through the queer comics convention's second exhibition. Highlights include Stevonnie, Wiccan, Jubilee, Stranger Things' Barb, Rufio, multiple Magnetos, and a disgruntled Asgardian coffee shop empl…
Teen Titans, GO!: The Best Teen Titans Cosplay
Somebody’s got to pick up the mantle when, heaven forbid, the big names aren’t around anymore. That’s why the Teen Titans exist. Together, the team represents growth, learning and taking over where the Justice League leads off --- but in many ways, these heroes have surpassed th…
Best Cosplay Ever (This Week): Boston Comic Con 2016
In honor of the caped crusaders of the convention scene, ComicsAlliance has created Best Cosplay Ever (This Week), an ongoing collection of some of the most impeccable, creative, and clever costumes that we’ve discovered and assembled into a super-showcase of pure fan-devoted talent.

This we…

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