Love it or hate it, the "Smallville" TV show has been one of the most popular mass media adaptations of a comic, reaching millions of viewers each week with stories of what Clark Kent's life was like before he became Superman. Now, we're mark
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Nothing quite says Christmas like Santa Claus battling against an ancient order of Japanese assassins!
At least, that's the premise behind this month's Twitter Art Jam theme, as suggested by Rusty Shackles (former artist of ComicsAlliance's own Great Comics That Never Happened), and while it might not be quite as traditional
In our recurring feature, ComicsAlliance writer Chris Sims and a rotating cast of talented artists imagine a finer world to bring you a look at the Best Comics Ever that Did Not, Will Not, and occasionally Can Not Happen! For December, we're switching it up a little to bring you a GCTNH Holiday Special every week 'til Christmas! This week, artist Nate Bellegarde (Hector Plasm) returns to GCTNH with the story that rocked the Chris
I've said it before, but I'm a guy who straight up loves a good Christmas special, especially when it comes to the cartoons from my childhood. I mean, I'm the type of person who owns the Rankin/Bass specials on DVD so that I can watch Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town whenever the mood strikes instead of waiting to catch 'em during their annual airing.
But even more than the good on
Here at ComicsAlliance, we value our readership and are always open to what the masses of Internet readers have to say. That's why we've given Senior Writer Chris Sims the punishment pleasure of stepping into the grand tradition of the Answer Man as he responds to your reader questions.
Q: What is the best comics re
If you're not already a fan of British comics creator Neill Cameron, you should be! Not only did he gain Internet fame through his wildly popular A to Z of Awesomeness project, but he also wrote and drew one of our favorite graphic novels of the year, the incredible Mo-Bot High!
It's probably pretty obvious at this point that I'm a fan, but one of my favorite things about Cameron is that every year, he takes suggestions from his readers to create an artistic Advent Calendar, counting down to Christmas with a series of permutations on Santa Claus, from the bizarre to the hilarious to the downright awesome. This year's Santa Sketchfest is going on now over at Cameron's site, but to get into the spirit, I went back and collected my fifteen favorites from 2009!
In our recurring feature, ComicsAlliance writer Chris Sims and a rotating cast of talented artists imagine a finer world to bring you a look at the Best Comics Ever that Did Not, Will Not, and occasionally Can Not Happen! For December, we're switching it up a little to bring you a GCTNH Holiday Special every week 'til Christmas! First up, artist Dean Trippe (Butterfly and Project Rooftop) joins us for a trip back to the Silver Age of Christmas Comic
In what critics will surely hail as a brilliant and groundbreaking deconstruction of Hayao Miyazaki's 1989 anime Majo no Takkyubin (Kiki's Delivery Service), where a witch uses her powers for the benefit of her community, influential comic book writer and sometimes magician Alan Moore has made news by making a generous Christmastime donation to the needy in his hometown of Northampton, England. The co-creator of such memorable