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Ask Chris #282: Getting Into The Golden Age
Q: Aside from laying groundwork, most Golden Age stuff I've read is not very good. Are there any must-reads from the era? -- @TheKize

A: Listen, if you're having trouble getting into Golden Age books, I do not blame you. I've read my fair share of them over the years, and while I def…
Fifty-Three Years Ago in Comics: Nick Fury Blasts Into Action!
War hero. Secret agent. Government stooge. Machiavellian mastermind. Washed-up antique. Ageless warrior. Man out of time. Roughneck brawler. Unyielding patriot. Intergalactic assassin.

Nick Fury has been all these things, and many more, since his first appearance on March 5th 1963. He's a univ…
Rob Liefeld, Deadpool and True Creator Credit
With the Deadpool movie arriving in cinemas this week, media attention has turned to the character's co-creator Rob Liefeld, and it’s already caused a fair share of controversy. As part of an interview with the New York Times, Liefeld stated that he did “all the heavy lifting …
Ask Chris #274: The ‘Die Hard’ Of Comics
Q: What are the best Die Hard tributes or knockoffs in comics? -- @chudleycannons

A: Considering how common it is for action movies to try to re-create the feeling of Die Hard, you'd probably be surprised at how little that actually happens in comics. I mean, it makes sense that it would be th…
Ask Chris #270: A Kirby Carol
Q: Which Christmas song would make the best Kirby comic? -- @hazbaz

A: Okay, first of all? This is literally the best Ask Chris question in the five-year history of this column.

I mean, there are very few questions I've ever gotten that hit the exact bullseye of my interests quite as well as …
Cast Party: Who Should Star in a ‘Mister Miracle’ Movie?
Welcome to Cast Party, the feature that imagines a world with even more live action comic book adaptations than we currently have, and comes up with arguably the best casting suggestions you’re ever going to find for the movies and shows we wish could exist. This week we’re returning t…

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