Big news: Prince Harry is getting his own comic book and graphic novel come August. Both are called "The Royals: Prince Harry" and both feature creepy cover art. In one version Harry has brown hair and kind of looks like George W. Bush (anyone else see it?) while a framed picture of Diana in ... More >>
Grant Morrison in the video for My Chemical Romance's "Sing"
Grant Morrison is a U.K. comic book writer known for known for highly singular--or insane, if you prefer, in a good way--takes on established mainstream properties like X-Men and Doom Patrol as well as his own, peyotesque original series ... More >>
BravoThe face of the modern superhero?Two worlds are colliding in the latest Spider-Man comic, and it's not a clash between the forces of good and evil. Well, that eventually happens, too, but more surprising is the merging of the culinary world and the artistic. Eli Kirshtein, best known a ... More >>
An email from a reader named Tony Macy-Perez commended me for talking straight about gay issues and pointing out how LGBTs are often applauded yet sent to the back of the bus at the same time.
And he had some thoughts of his own:
It's a big gay bird! It's a big gay plane! It's... the front page of the Sunday Style Section in the Paper of Record!
Skin Tight U.S.A., the costume-fetish party at the West Village's Stonewall Inn, gets the "let's explain this zany subculture to stodgy old people" treatment, while the good ... More >>
Comic book trading website ComicConnect.com posted a rare first edition Superman comic book on their site this week, and within one minute the special copy sold for $1 million. Someone really wanted that damn comic book.
Vincent Zurzolo and Stephen Fishler, co-founders of the website, always ... More >>
As seen from the French Revolution forward, partisans of a populist movement that claims to represent the will of the people against The Man must be constantly on guard against mockery or criticism by its enemies. No slight, however minor, can be left unaddressed, lest it feed the worm of dou ... More >>
Comics come out on Wednesday, and so does Richard Gehr's Pulp Fictions.
The Contemporary Comic Book Superhero
Edited by Angela Ndalianis
The Contemporary Comic Book Superhero, edited by Angela Ndalianis, is the second genre-warping collection of essays either delivered at or inspired b ... More >>