Category Archives: Comics

The Alejandro Jodorowsky Primer

No word could better describe Alejandro Jodorowsky than hyperbole. He’s the embodiment of enthusiastic and emphatic energy unfettered from the physical world. He dances on a plane of existence to which we should all strive. The platonic ideal of an artist, Jodorowsky produces works that aim to create cosmic shifts in consciousness. Part holy man, part trickster

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The Life and Death of (Another) Superman

Continuity. It’s such a loaded word for comic book fans, both a prime reason for the medium’s longevity and a bane to many readers. When telling stories about characters over the course of sixty or seventy years, the stories have to change. There’s no room for innovation otherwise. Marvel Comics has operated on sliding timeline, attempting

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BAM! SMACK! PUN! – The 60s Batman and Robin are Back!

Adam West, Burt Ward, and Julie Newmar return for Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders If this year’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice wasn’t your jam, the fine folks at DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. have you covered. Entertainment Weekly just debuted an exclusive teaser trailer for the upcoming animated Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders,

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DC Comics Afterbirth – A look at Superman in Transition

DC Comics Afterbirth – A look at Superman in Transition Last month, DC Comics launched Rebirth, an ambitious initiative to course-correct some of the perceived shortfalls of their company-wide relaunch in 2011, known as the New 52. Spearheaded by DC’s chief creative officer Geoff Johns, Rebirth’s focus is to restore much of the optimism and legacy

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A Superman for the 21st Century

A Superman for the 21st Century In 2011, DC Comics made the surprising and controversial decision to reboot their entire line of comics, erasing years of continuity and starting fresh. In promotional images for the reboot, all their main characters had new costumes designs that reflected this new era. No longer were DC’s heroes clad

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The Top 10 Best Skottie Young Baby Variant Covers

Unless you’re living under a rock then you already know that Secret Wars is in full throttle, and that the Marvel Universe has come to an end. We can’t help be sad…for like a minute. Because once the dust settled and all that was left was Battleworld, we nearly wet our skinny jeans. For our

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Love That Joker

Love That Joker: A Few of My Favorite Joker Styles   Over the weekend, David Ayer, director of the upcoming Suicide Squad film, debuted the first image of Jared Leto as the Joker. The look garnered a great deal of response – both passionate hatred and accepting optimism. But the vocal and emotional reaction is unsurprising.

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Bobby, Are You Queer?

Bobby, Are You Queer? X-Men’s Iceman Comes Out     For those who haven’t been keeping up on the 52-year long soap opera that is the X-Men, the founding members of the team—as they were in the 1960s—have traveled to the present and got stuck there, potentially damaging the whole of space-time continuum if they

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Throwback Thursday Article #1: The ABCs of Joss Whedon

The TBT hashtag rules with an ironfist on Instagram every Thursday. It’s impossible not to look at your feed and see awkward photos of years past, undoubtedly originally taken on a disposable camera (we hate the dreaded picture of a picture post…not that we’re not guilty of it ourselves). We had a thought here at

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