We've seen plenty of Andrew Garfield as the rebooted Peter Parker and Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy, but we still know next to nothing about the villainous Lizard. That why it pays to keep an eye on those tie-in toys.
Just because the entire comic industry will more or less relocate to San Diego tomorrow doesn't mean there isn't a ton of new stuff on the stands — Locke and Key and Daredevil return, and Grant Morrison pens his treatise on superheroes.
Big summer crossover season is in full swing, as DC and Marvel both release slew of Flashpoint and Fear Itself tie-in books. Also, Richard K. Morgan returns to comics, and the purple-pantsed goliath puts on a familiar face.
Anchorman director Adam McKay is already running down his shortlist of actor hopefuls for his live-adaptation of the ultra-violent comic The Boys. Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson's comic follows a superpowered CIA group charged with keeping idiotic superheroes in line.
Derrial Book was one of the most enigmatic characters on Firefly, and almost a decade after the show premiered, we're finally getting some answers in the good Shepherd's very own graphic novel.
The one and only Darick Robertson (Transmetropolitan, JLA: A Midsummer's Nightmare) sent us a ton of concept art and sketches from his superhuman shit-kicker series, The Boys. Check out early designs for the team and Darick's commentary about the art!
In this week's comics haul, the sanity of two big-league comic protagonists — Rick Grimes from The Walking Dead and Billy Butcher of The Boys — hits a breaking point. When our lead characters go bonkers, we're all the richer for it.
What's got us most excited about Marvel's new Heroic Age status quo? Ed Brubaker's Secret Avengers. With an oddball cast of espionage experts and military masterminds, this title looks to give Marvel's flagship superteam a pulpy twist.
The man wrote and directed Step Brothers and Anchorman and whose daughter is Will Ferrell's mean-baby Landlord might be taking on the superhero-hating R-rated comic The Boys. Which means we may have a new superhero comedy blockbuster on our hands.
What happened in comics this week? Hughie met some super-losers, S.H.I.E.L.D. went old-school, and Buffy shacked up with an old friend. It's Need More Dazzler! This one goes out to you, Ms. Summers.
It's Batman, Buffy, and a tripped-out Peter Parker this week! Also, S.H.I.E.L.D. goes old-school, Jonathan Ross debuts his supernatural crime drama, and Wee Hughie meets some supes who aren't total wankers. When the sun's shining like this, we crave comics!
There's a fiery new Iron Man 2 poster, plus James Cameron hints at Avatar leftovers that could appear in Avatar 2. Writers talk The Boys and Wanted 2 movies. Plus Doctor Who, Lost, Fringe, Scott Pilgrim, FlashForward, V and Caprica.
Columbia's live-action adaptation of the Garth Ennis' The Boys is getting quite the rep. First Nightmare's Sam Bayer wants the director gig, and now Rob Corddry wants in. In truth Corddry would make an awesome cokehead/dick superhero.
Sam Bayer - the director of the upcoming Nightmare On Elm Street reboot and Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" - has a new project idea. He wants to tackle ultraviolent superhero series The Boys, by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson.
Alan Moore's Watchmen is revolutionary for its "real world" conceit, and Garth Ennis' and Darick Robertson'sThe Boys uses a similar conceit, but with a twist - what if the superheroes were a bunch of assholes? Minor spoilers below.
Are superhero movies not violent enough for you? Then you should rejoice that Garth Ennis' over-the-top comic book The Boys has been optioned by Columbia Pictures. In The Boys, the CIA forms a special squad to keep superheroes in line, using as much violence as possible. DC Comics' Wildstorm imprint dropped the title…