With the wrap-up of writer Joe Keatinge's multi-artist "Strange Visitor" epic in Adventures of Superman last week, the series is nearing a full year of weekly, digital Superman stories. It's easily been the best, most daring Superman title DC Comics has been publishing in 2013 and 2014 (and not just because Superman gets to wear his real costume in it). Edited by Alex Antone, Adventures of Superman invites creators from all strata of comics to put their own stamps on Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster's original American superhero, free from the aesthetic constraints of the publisher's main line of New 52 comics and continuity. We like it so much, Adventures of Superman ended up on our list of the best comic books published in 2013.
We thought it would be a good idea to look back at the series so far, so I've compiled the following list of stories that readers unfamiliar with the series should go back and catch up with if they want the high points of the past year. At a dollar a pop, they're all well worth it.
Kansas City's Planet Comicon has steadily grown into what may be the biggest comics and pop culture convention in the Midwest. After spending several years in the Overland Park Convention Center, a mid-sized facility in a suburb of Kansas City, last year Planet Comicon moved to Bartle Hall, a much bigger facility in the heart of downtown. This year, the convention doubled in floorspace, drew cosplayers likes flies to vinegar, and brought in a litany of television and pop culture stars, including legendary rapper Darryl "DMC" McDaniels, pretty much the entire cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation, and the puffy one himself, Sir William Freaking Shatner.
But this site is called ComicsAlliance, and what we really care about are the comics and the creators who make them. Click onwards for a sometimes-blurry Blackberry camera gallery of guests, friends, and artist alley residents of one of the fastest-growing cons in the country.
DC Comics has announced JSA: The Liberty Files - The Whistling Skull, a new six-issue miniseries created by Tony Harris (Starman, Ex Machina) and B. Clay Moore (Hawaiian Dick, '76) that's set in Europe during the days of World War II...
DC's headed (back) to battlefield conflicts this September with the reintroduction of several classic war titles in the form of one-shots helmed by fan-favorite creators. Among the battle-imbued books will be "Weird War Tales" by Ivan Brandon and Darwyn Cooke, "Our Fighting Forces" by B...
This July, Devil's Due Publishing, Inc. invites you to join the sick and twisted party that is Lloyd Kaufman Presents: The Toxic Avenger and Other Tromatic Tales; a one-shot original graphic novel (OGN) with160 full-color pages for $18
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