Today the comics community mourns the loss and celebrate the life and work of cartoonist Al Plastino, a veteran of DC Comics whose enduringly popular creations include the Legion of Super-Heroes and Supergirl. Plastino was in the news this year after it was discovered that the artwork for which he was most proud, created for a story in which Superman undertook a mission at the behest of American President John F. Kennedy, was available in a high-priced auction and not donated to the late President's museum as Plastino said he'd been promised.
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Creators: For Halloween, Audible.com is offering a free, spooky short story written and read by Neil Gaiman himself.
Movies: Man of Steel director Zack Snyder is remaining tight-lipped regarding just what the movie is about, and is hesitant to talk about a sequel so as to not "curse anything."
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While other sites may be content to bring you Rocktober, Shocktober or Mohawktober, ComicsAlliance is committed to commemorating the things that really matter! That's why this month, we're bringing you 31 days of the Legion's stalwart Cosmic Boy as we celebrate Rokktober!DID YOU KNOW...
- Of the three founding Legionna
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: Please tell us which version of the Legion of Super-Heroes is best and why the Legion is awesome. -- @adampknave
A: What's the
It's an Election Year here in America, which means that the strange eccentricities of our political system are in full swing. Don't get me wrong, it's not exactly a logical progression any other time, but it's only once every four years that things get truly insane, with mud-slinging ads, people pretending to be plumbers and the occasional celebrity yelling at a piece of furniture.
DC Comics confirmed this week some personnel changes for two of its New 52 superhero titles. Specifically, Gail Simone will no longer be Ethan Van Sciver's co-writer of The Fury of Firestorm: The Nuclear Men following February's issue #6. She will be replaced on the title by Joe
On sale this week from IDW Publishing and DC Comics is the second issue of Star Trek/The Legion of Super-Heroes. Written by Chris Roberson (iZombie, Superman, Cinderella) and illustrated by Legion alumnus Jeffrey Moy, the the six-issue miniseries finds the DC heroes of the 30th century and the intrepid Enterprise crew of Gene Roddenberry's original television series trapped in the grim "mirror universe" version of the 23rd century, where there is only war. Kind of.
Click after the cut for a seven-page preview.Featuring covers by Phil Jimenez, Gabriel Rodriguez and
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 crossover between the Legion 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
During Comic-Con International, IDW Publishing announced an upcoming crossover that sci-fi fans have been wanting for years: Star Trek / Legion of Super-Heroes, in which the crew of the starship Enterprise meets the space-faring teenagers of DC's far future. To tell the story, IDW tapped iZombie and Superman writer Chris Roberson, who spoke to ComicsAlliance about approaching the story as a