Contact Us

the wire

‘Arrow’ Season 5 Casts ‘Wire’ Alum Chad Coleman as New Baddie ‘Tobias’

Arrow Season 5 Chad Coleman Villain Tobias
The CW / AMC

Arrow Season 5 certainly made waves with its intent to cast a villain cut from the cloth of The Wire iron Stringer Bell, but who knew they’d go right to the source? The fifth season of DC’s emerald archer drama has tapped Wire and Walking Dead alum Chad Coleman for a majorly bad role, uniting all of Star City’s criminals.

Read More

Filed Under: , , Category: DC, Television

‘Arrow’ Season 5 Big Bad Will Be Part Stringer Bell, Part Khal Drogo

Arrow Season 5 Big Bad Stringer Bell
The CW

Arrow Season 4 didn’t quite clue us into next year’s big bad the way Season 3 name-dropped Damien Darhk, leaving fans to sleuth out his or her identity with “charming” descriptions. Now, an new report says the Arrow Season 5 big bad will take a few cues from legendary The Wire villain Stringer Bell, with just a hint of Jason Momoa.

Read More

Filed Under: , , , , Category: DC, Television

Netflix ‘Daredevil’ Bosses Preview Kingpin’s Rise, ‘The Wire’ Tone and Bullseye Appearance

Netflix Daredevil Kingpin Steven DeKnight Interview Avengers Bullseye
Marvel / Netflix

For as many new stills and hearsay as Marvel’s Netflix ‘Daredevil’ darts around, we still haven’t seen very much of the series itself, nor gotten a strong sense of its characters. Now, showrunner Steven S. DeKnight has opened up to explain ‘Daredevil’'s place and tone within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as well as preview the rise of Vincent D’Onofrio’s Kingpin, and potential appearances from fan-favorite villain Bullseye.

Read More

‘Dream Thief’ Artist Greg Smallwood Illustrates Crime Movies And The Cast Of ‘The Wire’ [Art]


Greg Smallwood
is drawing Dark Horse's upcoming Jai Nitz-authored title Dream Thief, about a man who steals an Aboriginal mask only to discover that murderous spirits are taking possession of his body while he sleeps...

Read More

Link Ink: New Castle Grayskull Is Go, Wonderful ‘The Wire’ Poster And New ‘Thor 2′ Photos


Toys: MattyCollector's new Masters of the Universe Classics Castle Grayskull has been successfully funded via preorders and will hopefully debut in prototype form in time for Toy Fair.

Creators: Prison Pit creator Johnny Ryan has launched a new online store, which hosts a number of his original (and NSFW) illustrations...

Read More

Parting Shot: HBO’s ‘The Wire’ as a Hanna-Barbera Cartoon


Paul Sizer's entry to a Whitechapel art contest reimagining the superlative HBO series The Wire as a cartoon. (via Super Punch)

Filed Under: , , , Category: News

‘The Wire’ Character Gallery by Dennis Culver Is All in the Game [Art]


As an auspicious sequel to his startlingly awesome gallery of Batman's rogues, artist Dennis Culver has illustrated an impressive and perhaps even more blogworthy lineup of some of the most memorable characters from HBO's celebrated crime drama "The Wire," a series known for tapping talented character actors to create an immersive and emotionally-charged Baltimore...

Read More

Rec Room: ‘The Wire,’ ‘Cap Reborn’ or ‘Angels & Demons’


You can't recommend a comic to someone without context -- a broader sense of what they enjoy, in both comics and other media. In the Rec Room, ComicsAlliance uses the graphic novels, books, television and movies that you do know as a gateway to the great comics that you don't...

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Sign up for Comics Alliance quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!