Back in 2006, legendary comic book creator Frank Miller announced that he would be writing and drawing a story called Holy Terror, Batman!, a self-described piece of propaganda that would feature the Dark Knight taking on Osama bin Laden and "kick Al Qaeda's a**" after a terrorist attack on Gotham City. Five years later, the project
After unjustly languishing in cinematic obscurity since the 2003 release of the critically-panned Daredevil film starring Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner, The Man Without Fear could finally be getting his movie due. Accordi
With last week's release of L.A. Noire -- the latest blockbuster video game from Grand Theft Auto creators Rockstar Games -- there's been a sudden spike in interest in hard-boiled crime stories. Stand-up tough-guys dealing with corruption and vice, faithless lovers plotting murderous betrayals, and twisted secrets dragged into the light? Who wouldn't want to see more of that stuff?
And fortunately, those are all things that comics do very well. They may have been eclipsed by super-heroes, but comics and crime have gone together ever since EC comics put two staples into their books. Even the first adult-oriented graphic novel -- Arnold Drake, Leslie Waller and Matt Baker's It Rhymes With Lust -- was a noir-inspired crime story. So if you've been spending a little time tooling around Los Angeles in 1947 with detective Cole Phelps and found yourself wanting for more, ComicsAlliance has you covered. Today, we've picked out a few of Our All-Time Favorite Noir Comics!
We've seen some pretty big sums of money dropped in the last year or so on rare Golden Age comics like Action Comics #1, the first appearance of Superman, and Detective Comics #27, the first appearance of Batman, both of which sold for over a million dollars each. Impressive and record-breaking sums to be sure, but not that surprising for two of the most sought after comics in history.
Bryan Cranston, Ben McKenzie, Eliza Dushku and Katee Sackhoff will contribute their vocal talents to the characters of Batman: Year One, the forthcoming animated film from Warner Bros. Animation. Based on the hugely influential comic book by Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli
On sale this week is Dark Horse Presents #1, a revival of the legendary indie comics anthology whose original first issue in 1986 launched what was to become one of American comics' most venerable publishers, Dark Horse Comics. The series was notable f
TV: Eric Martsolf shows off his Booster Gold duds, which fans can see in action on April 22 episode of Smallville.
Whuzah?: Robin Williams is going to play the ghost of a tiger in an upcoming Broadway show Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, the plot of which sounds suspiciously similar to Brian K. Vaughan and Niko Henrichon's Pride of Baghdad.
The production company behind such films as The Dark Knight, The Hangover, Inception, Superman Returns, Watchmen, and Where the Wild Things Are, Legendary Pictures announced this week the formation of a new comic book division to be overseen by Bob Schreck. The venerable ed