Gen 13

Image at 25: The Sad History of Image Comics Video Games
Comic books and video games go together like pork chops and applesauce. Video games make the perfect playground for characters with abilities that are larger than life, and over the years we've been graced with a number of strong contenders for the best comic book video game. But like most crea…
Image At 25: How ‘Gen13′ Reinvented The Teen Superhero
The year is 1995. I'm sitting in my 7th grade English class, turned around in my chair to talk to my friend Eddie. We'd become friends partially because both of us were reading comics, but to be honest, I was way more into them than he was. I mean, he didn't even read Wizard to get al…
Ask Chris #303: Guilty Pleasures
Q: Do you think there's any value in defining something as a guilty pleasure? If so, what's your comic guilty pleasure? — @ykwilpodcast

A: On the one hand, no, I don't. The concept of a "guilty pleasure" has always struck me as a weird way to shield yourself from the…
16 Forgotten Image Comics Action Figure Lines
A little over twenty years ago, a group of creators left the confines of Marvel Comics for the wild world of indies. By forming Image Comics, Jim Lee, Rob Liefeld, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri and Jim Valentino set a new precedent for comics.

Of course, the 1990s were a dangerous tim…
Generation WildStorm: Growing Up in Jim Lee’s Universe
This week's news that DC Comics will shutter its WildStorm Productions imprint came as a shock, but upon quick reflection the move wasn't all that surprising. While always operating under the capable hands of talented people, the label had for the last several years struggled to find its footing not…
Simon Oliver Branches Out to Gen-13…and Hellblazer!
Simon Oliver, best known for his work on Exterminators, is expanding his horizons--taking on a 6-issue arc of Wildstorm's Gen-13 (as revealed in San Diego), and just announced--writing a Hellblazer spinoff mini-series featuring Chas, John Constantine's long-suffering cab-driver friend...