Holiday 2013

The X-Men Episode Guide 4x12: 'Have Yourself A Morlock Little X-Mas'
The X-Men Episode Guide 4x12: 'Have Yourself A Morlock Little X-Mas'
The early ’90s were spoiled for choice when it came to comic book adaptations. Not only was Batman: The Animated Series on the air, but X-Men led Marvel’s push to get on the small screen, diving right into the often convoluted continuity of everyone’s favorite mutants, luring in a generation of fans, and paving the way for cartoons to follow. That’s why we’ve set out to review every single episode
Publisher Holiday Cards 2013: Dark Horse Comics
Publisher Holiday Cards 2013: Dark Horse Comics
It's that special time of year when we at CA are lucky enough to receive season's greetings from some of our favorite comic book publishers. The first card we received this year came from Dark Horse Comics, which went all-out with a 2013 Holiday Card featuring an unfolding comics story by Art Baltazar and Franco! of Tiny Titans acclaim. We won't spoil the narrative surprise here, but you'll defini
Star Wars Holiday Cards by PJ McQuade
Star Wars Holiday Cards by PJ McQuade
For some folks, it never really feels like the holiday season is here until they send or receive their first Star Wars holiday card. Fortunately, artist PJ McQuade is back this year with four new cards featuring your favorite Star Wars characters in the holiday spirit, and you can check them out below. They're as good as last year's, but here's hoping 2014 sees some Star Wars Holiday Special editi
Holiday Gift Guide: 'Mario: Cause Of Death' Poster
Holiday Gift Guide: 'Mario: Cause Of Death' Poster
When it comes to the holiday gift-giving season, comic book readers are notoriously difficult to shop for. I mean, most of us are down at the shop buying our favorite stuff every single week, so when the time comes for people who like us to get us something we want, well, a lot of times we already have it. That’s why we’re stepping in with a public service, bringing you comics-related items sure t
10 Surprising Comic Book Appearances by Santa Claus (et al.)
10 Surprising Comic Book Appearances by Santa Claus (et al.)
Two of my greatest loves in life are Christmas and comics, and so it's always a treat for me when the two cross over in that most wonderful of things: the holiday special. Even when those things are bad, they're still kind of good, because it's Christmas, and you're feeling charitable. But sometimes the introduction of Christmas-themed elements are not what you expect. Here are ten appearances by Christmas folk that might confound you, and that's even without mentioning that time Aquaman saved the baby Jesus from pirates by mind-controlling a giant squid.
Bizarro Back Issues: Santa Claus, You Are Much Too Fat (1946)
Bizarro Back Issues: Santa Claus, You Are Much Too Fat (1946)
There are very few things I love in this world more than a story where a superhero teams up with Santa Claus to save Christmas. I mean, I love Christmas comics in general, but the ones where the Jolly Old Saint himself shows up are always just a little bit more special, especially when the hero in question is Superman. If I was in charge, you'd see Santa Claus literally every time there was a comi
The 'Kamen Rider' Christmas Episode [Review]
The 'Kamen Rider' Christmas Episode [Review]
If you've been reading ComicsAlliance for a while, then you probably already know that as soon as the calendar switches over to December, I start obsessively watching as many Christmas specials as I possibly can. Not just the big Rankin-Bass specials, either -- I do my best to watch out for the weird ones, like Christmas Comes to Pac-Land and that He-Man and She-Ra Christmas Special where Skeletor
Holiday Gift Guide: Wooden Replica 'Adventure Time' Swords, Batarangs And More
Holiday Gift Guide: Wooden Replica 'Adventure Time' Swords, Batarangs And More
When it comes to the holiday gift-giving season, comic book readers are notoriously difficult to shop for. I mean, most of us are down at the shop buying our favorite stuff every single week, so when the time comes for people who like us to get us something we want, well, a lot of times we already have it. That’s why we’re stepping in with a public service, bringing you comics-related items sure t

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