Guardians of the Galaxy #1 hits stores today, a new series by Brian Michael Bendis and Steve McNiven that hopes to boost the profile of Marvel's space-faring super-team ahead of next summer's movie release, so that when your non-comics friends ask you, "Who are these Guardians of the Galaxy?", you don't answer, "the who-dians of the what-now?"
But... who are the Guardians of the Galaxy? They're actually talking owls from a series of fantasy novels about... no, sorry, my editor is telling me that is not correct. Let's see... the series tells the story of Jack Frost, Santa Claus, the Sandman and... no, I'm getting another note here, hang on... A talking raccoon and a tree? That can't be right.
If you're feeling a little confused, don't panic! ComicsAlliance is here to tell you everything you need to know about the Gladiators of the Gridiron! And then some.
Last week, DC Comics and Geoff Johns announced that, after more than eight years and 100 issues, Johns would be stepping down as the writer of Green Lantern. The publisher also revealed that the creative teams behind each Green Lantern title would be leaving their respective books, which
In case you hadn't heard, longtime Green Lantern writer Geoff Johns will be concluding his work on the space opera saga he's been writing for eight years and over 100 issues. Who will DC Comics select to replace him? We combed through the publisher's recent history to determine the most likely candidates.%Poll-8080
If the name of a new character appearing in the third issue of DC Comics' upcoming sci-fi series Threshold sounds more than a little familiar, then there's a reason for that. Yes, Keith Giffen and Tom Rane
On sale now from IDW Publishing and DC Comics is the first issue of the oh-so-perfect yet never-in-a-million-years-expected crossoverbetween theLegion of Super-Heroes and the original, classic era crew of Star Trek's U.S.S. Enterprise. Written by Chris Roberson (iZombie, Superman, Cinderella) and illus
While DC's upcoming Flashpoint event is poised play out across an altered present, the publisher's also got plans to pay tribute to the past this July through August. This afternoon during the DC Nation Live panel at WonderCon, DC Entertainment co-publisher Dan DiDio announced Retro-Active, a wave of one-shots that will pay homage to the spirit of the Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, The Flash, and Justice League of America stories of the '70s, '80s and '90s.According to DC, the writer breakd
"ALL A LITTLE MAD" WOULD BE AN UNDERSTATEMENT: Joker's Asylum II Harley Quinn & Joker's Asylum II Mad Hatter
Sane people are dull. Sure, they're necessary. When you buy a coffee in the morning it's unsettling to have it served to you by someone whose left eye twitches, grins madly, cackles while using the coffee grinder and mumbles, "Oh yes, you'll pay," before turning to the rest of the line behind you and yelling "You'll all pay!" At tax time it's preferable to find an accountant who refrains from attempting to claim the invisible talking giant spider who he assures you lives in your house as an additional dependent. Indeed, most aspects of o
This week's launch of "Doom Patrol" by Keith Giffen and Matthew Clark marks the return of comics' strangest team in comics, and whether it's the original "fab freaks" of the '60s, Grant Morrison's surreal team of the '80s, or the (mostly forgettable) more recent revivals, there's one thread that unites them all: They are bizarre.
So to get ready for the new series, ComicsAlliance and Chris Sims are taking a look back at the Doom P
GUT WRENCHING REUNION! Niles and Giffen bring horror back to high school!
December 4th, 2007 (Berkeley, CA) - This February the creators behind 30 DAYS OF NIGHT and DC's 52, Steve Niles and Keith Giffen, team up with Image Comics/Shadowline for their newest creation, GUTWRENCHER.
"It's no secret I'm a big fan of horror." Niles said. "However, the ancient curse/serial killer sub-genre is one I hav
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