Over a lifetime of reading comics, Senior Writer Chris Sims has developed an inexhaustible arsenal of facts and opinions. That's why, each and every week, we turn to you to put his comics culture knowledge to the test as he responds to your reader questions!
Q: Can Batman have a happy ending or is he always doomed to be the old man in Dark Knight Returns and Batman Beyond? -- @tjones0982
A: I guess that depends on whether your concept of a "happy ending" include
As much as I hate to admit it even though I've been out of school for a solid decade, summer vacation is coming to a close. All over the country, kids are gearing up to get back to homework, books and standardized testing, and as much of a drag as that might be, it's nice to know that somebody out there is trying to spice up the classroom by giving it a little comic book flavor:
The latest issue of the "Teacher's Discovery" English teacher's catalog features a set of "graphic novel inspired" posters depicting classic literature in the style of artists like Jack Kirby, presumably made for the teacher who wants to get kids excited about Shakespeare by tricking them into thinking they were mutants with x-tra powers who protected a world that hates and fears them.
I kid, but I actually th
With this week's release of Marvel's "Black Knight" #1 -- not to be confused with DC's similarly named space zombie epic -- creators Tom DeFalco and Ron Frenz are revisiting the age of Camelot to reveal the long-lost origin of the Black Knight and the the sword that's basically Excalibur in one of those Evil Mirror Universe Goatees from "Star Trek," Chaos the Doombringer!
We're not gonna lie: That sounds pretty awesome, and it's gotten us thinking about the other great comics that have been inspired by the legend of King Arthur, so we've knighted Sir Christopher of Sims as our champion and charged him w
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