Over a lifetime of reading comics, Senior Writer Chris Sims has developed an inexhaustible arsenal of facts and opinions. That's why, each and every week, we turn to you to put his comics culture knowledge to the test as he responds to your reader questions!
Q: Why does everyone hate the "Christmas with the Joker" episode of Batman: The Animated Series? -- @tekende
A: You know, I'm not sure everyone does hate "Christmas with th
When it comes to Christmas comics, you can't really get around the fact that some characters lend themselves to holiday stories a little easier than others. Superman is essentially built around peace on Earth and goodwill to men anyway, Batman's themes of family and sacrifice are perfectly suited for a bittersweet Christmas tale, and Spider-Man shopping for presents is almost always a good recipe for seasonal comedy.
The first time I saw a poster for Rise of the Guardians, I rolled my eyes so hard that I actually hurt myself. You probably saw the same one I did if you went to the theater any time last summer. The close-up of the Naug
It's the holiday season, and Santa Claus or whoever suits your taste is coming back. The holiday snow is white on the ground, or maybe just nonexistent depending on your climate. In any case, when old Santa or totally non-Santa gets into town, they'll be coming down the chimney, down
What's up celebrators of the holiday season? You look like you could use some cards -- and we've got cards! Last year we had the esteemed Anthony "Nedroid" Clark (who recently teamed with Benito Cereno for an amazing Christmas comic) create a variety of holiday greeting cards, and guess what? H
Last year DC shared a hearty preview of its Green Lantern: Larfleeze Christmas Special one-shot with us and, in addition to chronicling the Orange Lantern's Christmas morning freak-out and subsequent greed-inspired adventure, the preview for the special offered something downright generous -- a recipe for Larfleeze's Orange Lantern cookies! We've reposted the recipe again this year to help make whatever holiday(s) you've selected to celebrate this season bright. Click on past the cut for instructions on baking the orange-y goodness for yourself.
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