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Ask Chris #299: Archie Goodwin Is... Mr. Nice
Q: Archie Goodwin is a guy who permeates comics history, but isn't much talked about. Can you talk a bit about his impact/career? -- @EvrLvnBluIdThng

A: When you get right down to it, the fact that we're not talking about Goodwin literally all the time is pretty surprising. He is, without…
The Strange History Of Marvel's Original 'Star Wars' Universe
We’re more than three years into the Disney era of Star Wars. Since 2012, when Disney purchased Lucasfilm for $4 billion and change, we’ve seen a new canon take the place of the old Expanded Universe, with two seasons of the animated Star Wars: Rebels; the release of the most successfu…
The Best Loved Man In Comics: A Tribute To Archie Goodwin
Archie Goodwin, born this day in 1937, had a career in comics that's staggeringly impressive by virtually any standard, but that's never really the first thing anyone talks about when his name comes up. Mention him, and the response you get won't be about the writing and editing that …
Review: Marvel's Remastered 'Empire Strikes Back' Hardcover
There has been an awakening. Have you felt it? Across toy and bookstore shelves, Disney is gearing up for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and Marvel's doing their part to make sure there's a good amount of Star Wars comics in preparation for the blockbuster. Part of their initiative involves…
A Modest And Belated Birthday Tribute To Archie Goodwin
While his name isn't hugely well-known outside fan circles, the late Archie Goodwin played a huge role in the world of comics for over four decades. Born on September 8th, 1937, he started out writing stories for Warren Publishing in the early '60s before moving on to key editorial roles f…
Five Great Comic Book Adaptations Of Movies
Back before the VHS tape made it possible to watch the movies you wanted when you wanted (as long as Blockbuster had a copy in stock), movie novelizations and comic book adaptations of films were some of the only options fans had when it came to reliving a movie they wanted on-demand. While the majo…
The Ten Best 'Batman: Black and White' Stories (So Far)
A new volume of Batman: Black and White kicked off last week, continuing the DC Comics anthology's tradition of high quality. Debuting in 1996, the original Batman: Black and White series quickly set the comics world ablaze with a collection of short, powerful tales told by some of the industry's fi…