HarryPotter

What If Harry Potter Came Out in the 1980s?
Lucy Knisley ("French Milk") imagines what the "Harry Potter" might have looked like in the late 80s with a comic that makes the idea sounds surprisingly awesome, casting John Cusack as Harry, Christopher Lloyd as Dumbledore, with guest appearances from David Bowi…
Harry Potter vs. Tim Hunter from ‘Books of Magic’
With midnight moviegoers poised to catch the "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" premiere tonight, the boy wizard is riding high on the cultural zeitgeist. So when My Chemical Romance bassist (and sometimes-writer for DC Comics) Mikey Way spoke his mind about the striking rese…
Outside the Lines: ‘Magic Carpets’ Make Objects Invisible
The New Scientist reports that science has taken one of the first steps to a Harry Potter-style "invisibility cloak" that hides objects in plain view:Invisibility cloaks work by deflecting light waves so the light that reaches the eye shows no trace of the hidden object...
End of the Week Explosion #14
It's the end of the week explosion! For a weekly column that's part of a comic book themed blog, we sure don't talk about comics very often. This week we may not even talk about comics at all! This is only because Seacord knows so many interesting things about gambling, prison and fig…