Dark Horse has explored its share of the Mass Effect universe through a number of miniseries, 8-page standalone tales and art books, to say nothing of the interactive comics players use to kick off adventures in the ME2 and ME3 titles. As announced today at Emerald City Comicon 2013, though, the franchise is finally getting an ong
News: Underground comix legend Spain Rodriguez passed away earlier this week after a long battle with cancer. The Comics Journal's Patrick Rosenkranz remembers the 72-year-old artist, whose work mixed sex, violence, politics and social conscience, and helped to define and defend American counterculture for decades.
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Marcelo Braga plants familiar characters in slightly offbeat situations. Liara T'Soni plays Mass Effect while seated on the Iron Throne. A middle-aged Charlie Brown can't let go of Snoopy. The Hulk hits Batman with an Avengers cream pie and zombie Oompa Loompas walk the Earth. Braga's
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!
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This week, ComicsAlliance's War Rocket Ajax podcast is happy to welcome David Marquez to the show! He's the up-and-coming artist of Fantastic Four: Season One and Ultimate Spider-Man, and he'll tell us what it was like to get two high profile projects to kickstart his job at Marvel. And you can listen to the whole show ri
Since Mass Effect 3 was released a few weeks ago, there's been a lot of controversy over how the game ends. Some fans have advocated storming BioWare's headquarters with torches and pitchforks, others have praised it for daring to embrace color-coding as a storytelling tool, but no matter what side of the debate you're on, there's one thing we can all agree about: Mass Effect would be way better if Commander Shepard grabbed a guitar and rocked the Reapers to death at a battle of the bands.
Fortunately, that's exactly what happens
The average gamer probably still has about a week or two left of fresh Mass Effect 3 gameplay ahead of them (if they savor the experience), but aside form some DLC, the series will more or less conclude after that. Fortunately for ME-starv