Around this time of year, I like to get into the Halloween spirit by reading through a few spoooooky comics, and one of the stories that always makes it into the stack is a two-part story from DC's Hitman called "Dead Man's Land." Of course, I don't need much of an exc
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We've paid our share of attention to Diamond Select Toys and Art Asylum's Marvel movie Minimates based on Captain America: The First Avenger, Thor and X-Men: First Class, but there's plenty of comics-centric 'mates rolling out in 2011. Thanks to the Toy Fair shutterbugs at ASM, you can check out images of upcoming Minimates from the X-Men comics' "F
Back when Marvel announced that the X-Men were going to be fighting vampires, it made a number of people upset. For the most part these were X-Men fans annoyed that their favorite heroes were getting dragged into a battle with flavor-of-the-moment monsters while the rest of the Marvel Universe was off having fun in the new Heroic Age. But one vo
On the off chance that you thought the awesome craziness of the Archie universe was limited to the character's grown-up version, think again: This week also saw the release of "Archie & Friends" #146, kicking off the four-part "Twilite" saga in which Riverdale High gains two new students, Ivan and Jared, who immediately become new competitors for Betty and Veronica's affections.
Also, they're a vampire and a werewolf, respectively.Archie's attempts to catch up to pop culture trends have tended to lag a little behind the
The Heroic Age of the Marvel Universe has arrived. The Super-hero Registration Act has been repealed. But as the rest of Marvel's heroes step forward into a brighter, shinier future, the X-Men -- who have been fighting for their lives and the survival of their species for some time now -- are about to take another turn towards horror in "Curse of the Mutants" in today's "X-Men" #1 by Victor Gischler and artist Paco Medina, as everyone's favorite beleaguered mutants face off against vampires.
We spoke with Gischler, the writer of "Death of Dracula," "Deadpo
We've known that the X-Men were going to throw down against vampires since the big announcement at C2E2, but today, Marvel announced another piece of the puzzle:
The story title: Curse of the Mutants! But just which curse are they referring to?Mutants are, after all, no stranger to colorful curses of their own, especially given the Comics Code's restrictions on the more popular f- and s-words. But it's been a while since we've seen them crop up with Claremontean regularity, so I'm really interested to see where they'
Thanks to the "Twilight effect," vampires seem a bit like ubiquitous pop culture garnish these days, but in the upcoming "Mutants vs. Vampires" arc that begins in a relaunched "X-Men" #1 by Victor Gischler and Paco Medina in July, Marvel is aiming to make the bloodsuckers a bit more than storyline sprinkles