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…
We at io9 tend to cover a lot of comic book news, but there are a lot of smaller titles that, while not making headline news, are absolutely worth checking out (and then telling all your friends about how awesome they are). Here are just some of the criminally underappreciated series out right now that you should be…
What is war good for? In the world of VS, ratings, apparently. Two races find themselves slaughtering each other in the name of entertainment—and one side is about to discover what it’s like to lose a bloody, brutal conflict, on live TV. Sound intriguing? io9 has an exclusive look!
From Dark Corridor to the likes of Clover Honey or Dry County, you might be more familiar with alternative artist and writer Rich Tommaso’s work in the seedy world of crime books than anything else. But his second series with Image Comics is dipping into a weird world of horror and werewolves.
We’re living in a golden age of superheroic media—Marvel dominates the Hollywood blockbuster scene, while The Flash, Arrow, and Supergirl lead a ton of new comic book TV shows. And that leads to people writing off comics as just a source of raw material. But comics themselves are on a roll right now.
After missing out on a nomination last year for the first time since 2003, DC Comics has two series up for the GLAAD Media Awards. The excellent Midnighter and Harley Quinn join Lumberjanes, Angela: Queen of Hel, and The Wicked + The Divine in the Outsanding Comic Books category for their portrayal of LGBT characters.
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.
If a single force dominated the pop culture world last year, it was the reawakening of the titan that is Star Wars. While The Force Awakens has ruled the box office for weeks now, the galaxy far, far, away has been ruling the roost on comic book shelves for entirety of 2015.
The Walking Dead comic book is a relative rarity in the world of modern, mainstream comic, as each issue is in greyscale, rather than the normal full-color palette, making it a comic you could color at your pleasure. But now the zombie series is going to be an adult coloring book anyway
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.
Earlier this year, we called Kaptara a sci-fi comic to watch out for, but it’s already so much more than that. We sat down with writer Chip Zdarsky to look at where the series is going, its sci-fi/fantasy twist, and the oodles of action figures that inspired the crazy world that Keith Kanga finds himself trapped on.
The fifth issue of Kaptara, one of our favorite sci-fi comic books of the year, is out this week, and within it is a spectacular array of villains under Villektra’s command. But that horde of evil had to come from somewhere—and we’ve got an exclusive video of Chip Zdarsky and Kagan McLeod’s process behind creating the…
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?
With the 2016 Presidential Election breathing down your neck, Citizen Jack is the perfect antidote to political overload. It’s the story of an ordinary man running for President, with one twist: this Average Joe has the support of a 12-foot-tall demon.
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?
It’s a relatively quiet week in comics—which makes it the perfect time for us to finally get our hands on Captain America: White, a comic that’s been in the works since 2008. But that’s not all for this week’s new comics. There’s also science fiction adventures from Arrow’s Marc Guggenheim, and tons more!
Comic Book release schedules are, more often than not, a little fluid. Sometimes a release is only pushed back a week. Sometimes, a month. But sometimes, a comic can be delayed for months and years, like the recently re-announced Batman: Europa. Here are some of the longest and most frustrating delays in modern comics…
Who needs movies and TV this fall when you’ve got so many comics to read? The next few months are shaping up to be a monumental time for comics—at both publishers big and small. Want to see what’s coming to your pile of must-reads in the next three months? Read on for a sneak peek of over 100 new comics coming soon!