Relaunching comic books with new #1 issues and alternate takes on familiar characters is nothing new in the world of super-hero comics, with the upcoming DC Comics relaunch as the latest and greatest example. Rebooting without the baggage of old stories can add new life to characters -- or c
Here's the thing about making a movie about Conan the Barbarian: his creator, Robert E. Howard, is such a definitive creator in the sword & sorcery genre that he's influenced and been imitated in countless stories. As a res
This week, Conan the Barbarian returns to theaters everywhere with a brand new movie, and it probably won't come as a surprise to anyone that I'm pretty excited about it. I love Conan, and in the world of Conan comics, it's hard to beat Savage Sword of Conan, a black-and-white magazine put out by Marvel in the '70s that featured some of the most hard-hitting barbarian action of all time. So today, to get myself pumped up for the new movie, I've gone through a whole stack of Dark Horse's awesome paperback collections to bring you The 10 Most Brutal Moments from Savage Sword of Conan the Barbarian!
Movies: Nextmovie's Conan The Barbarian/Conan the Talkshow Host mashup isn't exactly the first time we've seen the gag, but it is a well-done and timely execution to be sure.
Music: The entirety of the Muppets: The Green Album, a collection of classic Muppet jams from today's artists, is up for streaming over at NPR.
Gaming: The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword will arrive in stores on November 20. How we
Conan: The Barbarian has been a pretty easy movie to overlook this summer. It's not that Robert E. Howard's testament to manliness isn't awesome, it's just that compared to icons in the costumed crowd Conan can come across as more of an archetype than a character to the untrained novel/comic reader. It also hasn't helped th
Parody: Just in case you need a little more Green Lantern movie parody in your life, MAD's got you covered this month starting June 28.
Movies: Tom Spurgeon ponders whether Annie is the most successful adaptation of a comic, noting its enduring legacy of success across multimedia and wider pop culture.
Mashups: Canaan Grall makes it the Odinson's time to meet th
Here at ComicsAlliance, we value our readership and are always open to what the masses of Internet readers have to say. That's every week, Senior Writer Chris Sims puts his comics culture knowledge to the test as he responds to your reader questions!
Q: In memory of Randy Savage, who are the most macho comic book characters, using Savage as the watermark? -- @bradcandoit
A: For those of you who haven't heard the sad news, we lost one of my childhood heroes last week when "The Macho Man" Randy Savage suffe