The history of superhero comics, from a cultural and racial standpoint, can be troubling. Sometimes it seems like we've either barely learned from our mistakes, choose to ignore them, or instantly get defensive whenever anyone brings them up
One of the great things about the rise of digital comics is how much potential there is for access to a company's back catalog. With a lower cost that comes from not actually printing and shipping books, it's a lot easier for a company to provide readers with older comics, from classics to books that never really got their chance to shine.
I've already offered up my thoughts on Marvel's recent stipulation that Ghost Rider Gary Friedrich pay them $17,000 for selling Ghost Rider merchandise at conventions, but in the interest of multiple viewpoints, here's Ty Templeton's Bun Toons taking on the latest creators' rights debacle i
Movies: The Wolverine has an official release date: July 26, 2013.
Manga: Nook and Nook Color users now have access to essentially up-to-date runs of several Viz series including One Piece, Naruto, Bleac
The step-by-step process of how a comic book gets made might be a pretty common bonus feature in paperbacks these days, but back in 1996, the process was a little more mysterious. That's why the Canadian TV show The Anti Gravity Room -- which aired in America on the Sci-Fi Channel -- did an episode where they took their viewers through the whole deal, from plot all the way to publishing. And the
It should come as no surprise to ComicsAlliance readers, particularly those of you who're regular followers of our Best Art Ever (This Week) pin-up feature, that we are devoted fans of Bruce Timm, the artist, writer and producer behind such hits as Batman: The Animated Series and Justice League Unlimited. Unfortunately, Timm has produced relatively few comic books, no doubt a consequence of his c
A prolific comics convention grifter was run out of the proverbial town over the weekend thanks to the vigilant efforts of the comic book Internet community. Rob Granito has reportedly been banished from a number of high profile conventions for his unscrupulous practices of tracing or otherwise duplicating existing comic book artwork and selling it as his own; misrepresenting himself to convention organizers and other parties as a working professional; claiming to be the "ghost" creator of famous comic book works; and, most distastefully, attempting to strengthen his fabricated reputation by lying about a working relationship with the late Dwayne McDuffie.
Following days of merciless exp
Movies: IGN's got new Thor poster/banner images showing off the film's cast in some moody lighting.
Art: Ben Morse breaks down every fallen friend/foe of Peter Parker's who appeared in Amazing Spider-Man #655 by Dan Slott and Marcos Martin. It's pretty intense.
Digital: The first issue of the digital