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: What's the deal with the Super Mario family of video games? Which of the games "actually" happened? -- @pbarb
A: If you don't follow me on Twitter, then you mis
Bad news for those of us who hadn't yet realized we were getting this old: After nearly a quarter-century of continuous publication, Nintendo Power is releasing its final issue on newsstands tomorrow. And on the off chance that this isn't enough to get you all misty, wait'll you see how the Magazine actual
What happens when Mario decides to take that last life and retire to a fishing cabin on the outskirts of the Mushroom Kingdom? Micah Zeilinger shows us a Mario whose Koopa fighting days are decades behind him, as well as an aged Link and a Red whose graying thoughts turn to his beloved, long-departed Pikachu.Zeilinger works as a video game concept artist, and his love of video
When I was a kid, I'd start bugging my mom every Friday after school to drive me over to the video store so that I could rent a video game before all the good ones were gone, and the reason I knew which ones were good -- or thought I knew, anyway -- was that I was a subscriber to Nintendo Power. I read the magazine with a dow
Have you ever wondered what Samus Aran's day-to-day life is like when she's not rolling up into a ball and blowing up floating jellyfish aliens? Chris Furniss obviously does. In fact, he began a series of pieces called 31 Days of Zero Suit Samus, and last we looked, he was already on day number 23. So far
I think it's fair to say that when I was growing up in the '80s and '90s, Nintendo's Mario was one of the major heroes of my childhood, right up there with Batman, Randy Savage and Michaelangelo the Ninja Turtle. I spent countless hou
The old "fake legs to make it look like you're riding something" has been a standard trick for costumes for as long as people have been pretending to dress up like cowboys to get free candy at the end of October, but we have rarely seen it better than the incredible Mario and Yoshi Puppet costume created by Oscar D. Garza!
Lately, I've had the truly harrowing experience of seeing These Kids Today getting nostalgic over "old school" PlayStation 2 games, and as someone whose own fond memories for the 8-bit era of the Nintendo Entertainment System, it's starting to make me feel pretty old
Musicals:Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark actress T.V. Carpio, who plays Arachne in the show has denied rumors that writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa has been brougt on for a rewrite. Anybody else hope she's wrong?
People: Original art collector William M. Crouch Jr., known as Bill to his friends, died this week at the age of 66.
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