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Best Covers Ever (This Year): Image Comics 2016 Edition
The end of the year is a time of reflection in many ways, and that often means thinking about and assessing what the very best releases in any particular medium were. As we prepare to cross the threshold into 2017, we've been collecting some of the best covers of the year by publisher for your …
If You Loved 'Doctor Strange', Try These Comics Next
The weekend numbers are in, and Marvel Studio's latest, Doctor Strange, is a hit! It takes the now classic Marvel origin formula and gives it a fresh coat of mystical paint while expanding what we know about the shared universe and offering innovative solutions to world-ending problems. Comic b…
Roundtable: The State of Asian Representation in Comics
Journalist and editor Jennifer de Guzman convened some up-and-coming Asian-American writers for a roundtable discussion about the state of Asian representation in comics. Amy Chu is the current writer on Poison Ivy, a former writer on Sensation Comics, and the co-creator of her own self-publishing i…
ESPN and Marvel Display the Heroism of Women in Sports
In a striking blend of female empowerment and corporate synergy, ESPN has teamed with Marvel to commission a variety of comics artists to draw superheroic portraits of the 2015 Impact 25, a list of women who have had an "impact" on sports in the past year.

The images are uniformly strikin…
Liu and Takeda's 'Monstress' #1 Is Beautifully Horrifying
Over the past few months, Image has had a string of amazing launches for new titles, from Black Magick to Citizen Jack to Codename Baboushka, and on down the line. It's a deck that's stacked with great comics, and specifically with great debuts, but for all the good stuff that's comin…
Roundtable Review: X-Men Forever Annual #1
ComicsAlliance writers Laura Hudson, Chris Sims, Caleb Goellner, Jason Michelitch, and David Uzumeri sit down for a roundtable discussion about the newly released "X-Men Forever" Annual #1 by Chris Claremont and Sana Takeda. WARNING: SPOILERS FOLLOW...