Picture in your mind the most insane possible story that could be contained in a book named Steampunk Palin. Go ahead, take ten seconds or so to imagine it perfectly in your mind's eye. Use this cover image for help.
TV: "The Walking Dead" AMC series -- whose pilot script got rave reviews -- has just been picked up for at least a six-episode run, and we are thrilled. Between this and the upcoming "Game of Thrones" series at HBO, the networks outside of ABC, NBC and CBS look like th
Here at ComicsAlliance, our fascination with bootleg merchandise has shown us a lot of crazy things, but today, Batman's bootleg origin can lay down its burden, because we have found the new king of unlicensed merch:
There is so much utter, inexplicable beauty about this thing that I don't even know where to begin, but for me, the greatest thing isnt' the fact that Sonic appears to have both jaundice and a deep tan, or that whoever made it just assumed that people liked the actual words "Harry Potter" more than a picture of the character, or the fact that "OBAMA" is written in what looks like the letters from baby blocks, or even the completely inexplicable #10 on Harry Potter Obama the Hedgehog's chest.
No, what gets me is the pickup truck decal roses that were stuck on in what I can only assume was a thoughtful design attempt to
Having a nerd president is the best. Yesterday Obama was out on the White House lawn for a rally to support his hometown of Chicago in its bid for the 2016 Olympics, an event that included a fencing demonstration where he totally picked up a lightsaber and engaged in mock battle.
On this day 50 years ago, Hawaii officially became a star on the American flag. And while Hawaiian superheroes don't necessarily represent a huge chunk of the powered population, there are a few notable examples of how America's 50th state has influenced comicdom with characters fresh from its awesome islandness
ComicsAlliance's Chris Murphy reviews the biggest -- and best -- books coming out this week.
LEAVING ALREADY? Daredevil #500
If tomorrow I were to be crowned high king of all comics, given the royal scepter made from rolled up issues of "Action Comics" #1 printed on solid gold, had Stan Lee himself place upon my brow the crown sculpted from dried ink taken from Will Eisner's inkwell, then my first decree, once I was properly seated upon a throne with cushions stuffed full of Alan Moore's beard shavings, would be to order Ed Brubaker's legs chained to a desk, where he would be forced to write "Daredevil" forevermore.
Brubaker's inclination towards hard-boiled, gritty mystery tales has always m
These days, you can barely turn around without hitting an actor, singer, or pseudo-celebrity who wants to make their own comic book, but the current craze is nothing new -- bizarre celebrity cameos are as old as comics themselves, and Chris Sims of the Invin
If you haven't heard about the Obama "birther" controversy, then congratulations, because it's colossally stupid: A fringe group of conservatives are insisting that President Obama was born abroad, is not a U.S. citizen and therefore cannot be president. It's a hard point to argue since Obama has publicly released his birth
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