Tomorrow, May 7, is the happiest day of the year for comics fans: Free Comic Book Day, which is both a celebration of the hobby and a chance to read tons of new comics given away without paying a dime! While some are reprints, most contain awesome new material—and here’s our guide to the very best of this year’s…
Ah, summer. The perfect time to think about going outside, getting some sun, enjoying all nature has to offer—and then staying inside to read comics anyway. Happily, this summer’s titles will definitely keep you both occupied and entertained! Here’s io9's guide to all the fantastic new series coming out over the new…
Today might be “Alien Day” in recognition of the scifi horror classic, but it’s actually tomorrow that a fascinating new layer of this universe gets uncovered in the new comic Aliens: Defiance.
Solving a murder is never easy, but what if you had to do it miles underwater, trapped on a station that could flood at any moment? That’s the premise of Matt and Sharlene Kindt’s new series, Dept. H. We sat down with the husband-and-wife team to discuss the series, along with a few preview pages from the series’…
It’s turning out to be a very good day for films everybody assumed would never happen! Tim Miller, best known for turning a foul-mouthed superhero into an R-rated blockbuster, said that the adaptation of Eric Powell’s unbelievably great comic may actually still be made, and it’s likely thanks to Deadpool’s success.
Three of the most iconic scifi franchises in history are meeting up once more in Dark Horse’s latest crossover comic, the aptly titled Predator vs Judge Dredd vs Aliens. Want to know more about Dredd’s latest adventure? We sat down with writer John Layman to discuss what makes these series so perfect for crossovers.
You might have already heard about I am a Hero, Kengo Hanazawa’s spectacular ongoing manga set in the zombie apocalypse, hailed as manga’s take on The Walking Dead. Now, not only is Dark Horse bringing the series to US for the first time, io9 has an exclusive first look!
2015 was a great year for comic books, and 2016 is shaping up to be just as exciting—and financially ruinous. Seriously, take a deep breath, look longingly at your wallet, and get ready to write up your pull list of some of 2016's coolest sounding comics.
The adventures of Hellboy and his friends in the pages of Dark Horses comics have always examined the spooky underpinnings of the occult. But this week’s issue of Abe Sapien takes a whole new look at Western occultism, through the gorgeously macabre art of Santiago Caruso—and io9 has an exclusive look!
It’s been a remarkable year for comics. Huge publishers like DC and Marvel have rejuvenated their line-ups with tons of amazing books; beyond the big two, there’s been some of the most compelling, challenging material in the industry we’ve seen in years. It was hard to narrow it down, but here’s 20 of 2015’s best.
Free Comic Book Day is a most wonderful time for comic fans—I mean, after all, what can be more wonderful than free comics? Diamond has revealed some of the premier books that are coming for the special day next year, so you can start salivating right now instead of waiting for May.
This is perhaps one of the silliest, yet most exciting strings of words I’ve ever had to contemplate: Dark Horse have announced that iconic Canadian poet and novelist Margaret Atwood is writing her first ever graphic novel. It’s called Angel Catbird, and it’s basically Atwood getting her hands on Cat-Hawkman.
Harrow County is one of our absolute favorite comics of 2015—not just a fascinatingly creepy horror story, but a great story filled with amazing, haunting art. So, good news! The Cullen Bunn and Tyler Crook series is going to be getting a lot of love now that it’s heading to Syfy as a live-action series!
In October, we told you that Cullen Bunn and Tyler Crook’s Harrow County was essential spooky reading for Halloween. But if you’ve not dived into Emmy’s dark world of nightmares and skin-crawling creatures, here’s your chance—you can read the entire first issue of the series, right here!
I mean, let’s be honest: giant red crimefighting demon or not, wouldn’t you want a pint at a place called “Rawhead & Bloody Bones?” Well, as you’ll find out in this exclusive preview of Hellboy and the BPRD: 1953... not many people would.
It’s Halloween week, and that means there’s more spooky scares around than you can shake an equally spooky stick at. And nothing says Halloween reading like Creepy English manors, ghosts, and Hellboy, right? Good job, all of those things are in this exclusive preview of Hellboy and the BRPD: 1953!
It’s October, the universally-recognized month of all things scary. But while there are perennial books like The Walking Dead out there, as you count down to Halloween, you’ll need a lot of entertaining reading material to keep your spine thoroughly chilled. So why not sit down and spook yourself with some of the best…
It’s all change in this week’s all new comics—Marvel is continuing its “All-New, All Different” reboot with new comics for the Guardians, Captain America, Spider-Gwen, and more. Chewbacca begins his own series. Plus, The Goon returns for Halloween, and Superman has A BEARD! Let’s dig in, shall we?
It’s a quiet week for new comics—as indicated by a bevy of annuals. But in the midst of this quiet, we’ve got From Under Mountains, one of our must-read comics of the season. On top of that? Agents of SHIELD’s Melinda May gets her own one-off comic! Let’s check out all the new series of the week, shall we?