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Thank God Marvel Remembered to Make Their Star Wars Comics Funny

In this week’s Star Wars #13, there’s a scene where R2D2 engages in robot shit-talking with his evil fleshbag-killing counterpart. Poor little guy can’t back up his bleep-bloops, though, and runs screaming from the fight. It’s a hilarious moment that serves as a great reminder of how funny Star Wars can—and, really,…

Jessica Jones’ Terrifying Villain Has A Brood Of Evil Comic-Book Children

Millions of people are binging on Jessica Jones right now. They’re watching as a sadistic predator named Kilgrave makes the title character’s life a living hell. Kilgrave’s even worse in the comics, though: he’s a crappy absentee dad who passed his powers to a bunch of angry, neglected sons and daughters.

Luke and Vader Face Off in Marvel’s Best Star Wars Comic So Far

Star Wars canon has changed, and some of that has happened in a new wave of Marvel Comics series. Months ago, we saw Luke Skywalker wield a lightsaber against his father way before their fateful meeting in The Empire Strikes Back. This week’s Star Wars comic has them dogfighting against each other and it’s damn great.

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The Marvel Comics Prequel to Star Wars: The Force Awakens Is Kinda Weird

The end of Star Wars: Episode VI made it seem like all that fighting between the Rebel Alliance and the Empire stopped once the credits rolled. Of course, wars don’t end quite like that. A Marvel Comics series that just ended this week features a few characters who will connect the old Star Wars movies to the upcoming…

Marvel's Newest Nick Fury Comic Has a Time-Traveling Super-Racist and a Very Special Guest Star

There are two Nick Furys in the current version of the Marvel Universe: a younger black guy and the original white super-spy who’s his dad. This week, they meet in a time-travel story that shows how the racial tension in America today isn’t all that different from the how it was in the bad old days.