IDW Publishing made what will certainly be remembered as one of the most surprising and welcome announcements of this year's Comic-Con when the company confirmed that it will produce a crossover comic book starring DC Comics' Legion of Super-Heroes and Gene Roddenberry's classic Star Trek characters. The project, written by Chris Roberson (iZombie, Superman), is a p
Last month, the original story planned for Superman #712 was given the axe and replaced with a six year-old fill-in story. Here at ComicsAlliance, I suggested that the last-minute switch was the result of DC being gun-shy about Superman teaming up with
On sale now in comic book shops and digitally is Elric: The Balance Lost, a new ongoing series based on the classic fantasy hero created by Michael Moorcock. The comic is written by Chris Roberson (i
Ever since it was solicited three months ago, DC has been billing Superman #712 as a story where Superman goes to Los Angeles and meets the West Coast's newest super-hero, Sharif, a young man dealing with a public that might not want his help. If you go to your local comic
A repeat offender on ComicsAlliance's "Don't Ask! Just Buy It!" feature, iZombie begins this week a brand new storyline that will give you even fewer excuses not to follow this consistently excellent Vertigo series. Written by Chris Roberson (Superman, Cinderella: From Fabletown with Love) with artwork by Michael Allr
With the release of Superman #709 last week, writer Chris Roberson delighted the Internet by placing the most famous entry in The Super Dictionary, an educational children's book that used DC characters to illustrate word definitions, firmly into DC Universe continuity:
Following up on the critical and commercial success of Cinderella: From Fabletown with Love, writer Chris Roberson and artist Shawn McManus are back with a new miniseries starring everybody's favorite magical superspy, Cinderella: Fables are Forever. Featuring another set of beautiful covers by Chrissie Zullo and launching this week, the six-issue Vertigo miniseries finds Cinderella wearing a bikini in freezing cold Russia as part of a dangerous mission to discover who's been killing sorcerers on the Fables farm. All signs poin
Last week, when I reviewed Superman #707, I said that I wished I could see what writer Chris Roberson would do with Superman if he wasn't saddled with having to clean up the mess of "Grounded." That was on Monday.
By Wednesday, my question had been answered in the pages of Superman/Batman #80, which finished a time
In case you missed the ball getting dropped in Times Square last Friday, it's a New Year, and that means it's time for people all over to set their goals for the next twelve months. But we normal folks aren't the only ones making New Year's Resolutions, and while comic book characters tend to go less for things like "hit the gym more often" and "quit smoking" and more for stuff like "eradicate all crime" and "utterly destroy the accursed Mr. Fantastic," they're not above the desire for self-improvement.
So to find out just what our favorite heroes wanted to accomplish in 2011, we went straight to the source and reached out to the creators who write their comics. So today, we're getting in the spirit of new beginnings by bringing you Ten Comic Book Character New Year's Resolutions, from as close as you can get to the characters themselves!