Some books feature powerful characterization and heart-stopping emotional journeys. Others have great world-building in the service of a thundering great adventure. Still others have clever scientific ideas. But it's rare to find a book like M.R. Carey's The Girl With All The Gifts, which aces all of the above.
It's official: The most exciting new genre shows on network TV are based on comics. iZombie, Constantine, Flash, Gotham... But the networks are just scratching the surface of what's out there. Here are 10 comics that are crying out to become television shows right now.
Have you heard the phrase "an embarrassment of riches"? Well, that's what 2013 was in terms of great comics — even with all the time in the world, we couldn't tell you about all the wonderful stories that came out of mainstream and indie publishers alike over the last 12 months. Here's what we consider the very best,…
We've been waiting far, far too long for a new book from Mike Carey, author of the Felix Castor books and also writer of such great comics as The Unwritten, Lucifer and My Faith in Frankie. So rejoice in the book trailer for his new book, The Girl With All the Gifts.
Is True Blood too... slow-paced for you? Then you should probably pick up Dark Horse’s new series Kiss Me Satan, in which a variety of monsters hunt down a witch and her demon bodyguard for a New Orleans mob boss who happens to be a werewolf. But there’s more monsters, melancholy and madness in this week’s comic…
A 15-year-old kid and a raccoon have to save the universe! A treasure hunter is possessed by Sherlock Holmes, Merlin and Dracula! Grant Morrison says goodbye to Superman! And the most burining question in all of The Last Airbender fandom may finally be answered, all in this week's comics!
DC just sent along the above picture of Fables' Bigby Wolf and The Unwritten's Tommy Taylor, getting ready for their upcoming comic crossover. If you're a fan of either of Vertigo's literary-minded series — both of which are completely fantastic — this picture should be enough to get you excited. If you're a fan of…
A whole slew of interesting new reads await you this Wednesday. There's a new issue and bookshelf volume of Unwritten, a bunch of Jason Aaron Wolverine comics, the Hellboy universe's crustacean-themed crime-fighter gets a miniseries, and a collection of Alejandro Jodorowsky's wacky science fiction tales goes back to…
Everybody wants to rule the world (as Tears for Fears once so poignantly noticed), and the comic book baddies at Cobra are not immune to such megalomania. Also, new Hellboy and a very foul-mouthed talking rabbit!
What if J.K. Rowling based Harry Potter on a real boy, who grew up to be a surly young man jaded by the spotlight? And what if this crabby adult then discovered that his childhood adventures weren't entirely fictional?
Giving comics to your non-comics-reading loved ones is a tricky proposition...and you doled out copies of All-Star Superman last year. Fortunately, there are plenty of other splendid comics out there for folks who can't distinguish Daisy Duck from Dormammu.
This week's comic haul has everything from French pulp heroines to Superman boxing a World Heavyweight Champion to Cadillacs and dinosaurs to sentient chickens demanding avian rights. It's a comic book party, and everyone's invited!
Screw football season — comic book Wednesday is where the real gridiron is. We've got futuristic kung-fu sports, mutant deathmatches, and a planet-sized Dr. Doom. Oh, and sultry Norse vampires. That has to count for something.
Marvel wraps up Norman Osborn's Dark Reign in earnest tomorrow with end of Siege and its few remaining Avengers titles. Marvel's Heroic Age is upon us, but there's no Howard The Duck title on the stands. I call fowl!