Joe Kelly brings Black Cat into the Brand New Day setting, Marc Guggenheim resolves his Velociraptor plot, and Kelly returns to bring Deadpool into the mix as The Gauntlet draws near.
Can the diversity of the super-humans in comics, cartoons, and film be divided into meaningful categories?
Seven years after "Star Wars: Episode VII – Return of the Jedi," the last loyal Imperial Red Guard Kr Kanos seeks vengeance on the man who sabotaged Emperor Palpatine's clones. Karnor Jax, a would-be Dark Lord, tries to stop him. Is this graphic novel worth your time and money? Let's find out!
For those who are into the Harry Potter franchise, there are elaborate fan theories floating around out there. Some are just plain crazy, and others give pause and sound as if they could be possible.
Master of the Mystic Arts, Conjurer of Cosmic Cataclysms, Arbiter of Alternate realities, Doctor Strange is the trippiest of Marvel's superheroes. Here we look at his tumultuous journey through time.
Which superheroes are lesbians? Read on to find out about all of the cool lesbian superheroes in comic books today!
Remove your mask because Seth Tomko reviews The Tengu’s Game of Go, the final novel in Lian Hearn’s Tale of Shikanoko.
Looking to start reading DC comics for the first time? Here's your guide to the New 52 Batman and "Bat-family" comic books.
We all love superhero stories. However, sometimes the hero gets lucky when his antagonist makes an epic blunder. Some are so bad you have to ask what the hell they were thinking.
The Marvel Universe has an insane amount of characters in it. The fun part about finding obscure villains is that you can rarely swing a dead cat within the MU without hitting one. I can almost guarantee that any crowd scene in the Amazing Spider-man will have at least three villains in their civilian ID's thinking in their head, "There's that wall crawling jerk! Once my plans reach fruition, he will rue the day he ever made an enemy of me and I SHALL RULE THE WORLD!!"
This final volume in the Brand New Day Complete Collection takes Spidey on crazy adventures against new foes and old as he battles Screwball, Paper Doll, and the Enforcers.
'Glory Boy' is a standalone book set in the Birthright universe by Rick Partlow. What are the pros and cons of this military science fiction novel?
A Court of Wings and Ruin is the culmination of the great war that has been building up for the last two novels and the satisfying answer to what the mighty, secret abilities are within ancient beings, including Amren, as well as displaying all the powers that Feyre is truly capable of wielding.
Absolute Boyfriend is a story of girl meets boy. Cold, lifeless, robot boy in a box. Romantic, or creepy?
Shirou recovers from his wounds and must decide what he's going to do as a Master in the Fifth Holy Grail War. Meanwhile, Rin's story is revealed as we are shown how she summoned Archer. Is this manga adaptation of "Fate/Stay Night" (2006) worth your time and money? Let's find out!
Among all the villains in the Marvel Universe, Spider-Man has the most colorful. When the first bad guys fought Spidey, they broke the mold. The second guys were as dangerous as bathroom mold.
Koriand’r wore a variety of different Starfire Costumes. Learn about and see Starfire’s costume history over the years from Teen Titans and Outlaws.
Do you love how magic, mysterious powers, combat, and adventure are blended into one in "Fairy Tail?" Well, I'm sure you do and now you're looking for more! So, here are manga like Fairy Tail!
If there was an annual award for "best professor" at Hogwarts, who would get it? Here are my eight top picks.
In “The Gauntlet, Volume 3: Vulture and Morbius” (Amazing Spider-Man 622-625), Fred van Lente reintroduces Morbius the Living Vampire. It's a story that sadly cannot live up to Mark Waid's drastic two-part Vulture story and Joe Kelly's dark conclusion to his Rhino arc.
Rin Okumura has never been an ordinary human. He discovers he is the son of Satan, and after his adoptive father Shiro Fujimoto is murdered by a demon, Rin vows to become an Exorcist and defeat Satan. Is this manga worth your time and money? Let's find out!
Love is in the air, so why not seize the opportunity to explore a few romance-themed comics and maybe take some ideas for a gift to your significant other.
First appearing in 1961, the Fantastic Four graced the pages of their own comic in both human and superhuman ways. Stan Lee and Jack Kirby's classic comic book tale is discussed at length here.
Spiderman versus Superman. The Amazing Spiderman is out in movie theatres now, and Man of Steel is set to be released in 2013, so let’s take a look at these two superheroes and see why Spiderman is better than Superman...
Starting to read DC comics for the first time? Here's your guide to the New 52 Superman and "Super-Family" books.
I explain how fans of superhero movies can start to learn about, read, and collect comic books based on these movies.
Go from pillar to post because Seth Tomko's reviews the first volume of Rick Remender’s Black Science.
For a paranormal romance fix or a bit of creative inspiration, these are the authors whose books I always have close.
I recently reread the first Harry Potter book and I noticed a few things some people might have missed.
The release of the eighth story in the Harry Potter saga divided fans on whether it was a worthy continuation of the series. So what are the strengths and weaknesses of this new adventure?
John Romita Jr. returns to ASM to help Dan Slott craft a tale that pits Spidey against Norman Osborn, the Thunderbolts, and Anti-Venom—a brand new adversary wearing a familiar face.
The Marvel Universe is a big place full of horribly dangerous pitfalls. For our next lesson, here are 11 places that should be avoided.
So, I wanted to do psychological profiles of certain Middle-Earth characters from an in-universe perspective. This one is on Hurin.
Spidey's first issue following his origin sees him battling against the costumed communist criminal known only as the Chameleon! Add in cameos by the FF, and you get a yarn for the ages.
Looking for more manga like Nanatsu no Taizai (The Seven Deadly Sins)? Then you've come to the right place! Listed here are several similar manga you may be looking for.
With clever twists, quick suspense, and engrossing tales interwoven in the storyline, The Hazel Wood will make you yearn for answers from grim stories you’ve truly never heard before.
While there are some comic book characters who come back from the dead so often their coffins should have a revolving door, here are five that won't be coming back to the land of the living.
Outpouring Comics has released a collection of seminal comic works from underground mainstay John Orlando, and they are a welcome blast from the past!
The incredible juggernaut that is the Marvel Universe has an awesome array of stories. However, like everyone, the writers can have off days. Here are six examples of screwed up Marvel stories.
The Hellsing Organization continues to battle Nazi vampires as they invade London. Alexander Anderson pursues Alucard as he makes his return to London aboard a ship. Is this potentially offensive, over-the-top adult manga worth your time and money? Let's find out!
Raven Darkholme has worn different costumes over her career. Explore some of Mystique's costume history within X-Factor, X-Men, and the Marvel Universe, and learn more about the character.
Quadsuits, fursuits and gijinkas—all three are cosplays people like to do, and they also take lots of planning, crafting and sewing.
In volume 3 of "Hellsing," the Hellsing Organization searches for clues about Millennium, and Alucard must fight his way out of the hotel as Seras tries to maintain her humanity despite everything around her. Is this horror-action manga worth your time and money? Let's find out!
An abandoned orphanage on the coast of Wales with a suitcase of odd photographs will disclose what Jacob's grandfather meant about peculiar children, and what happened on September 3rd, 1940.
Follow that unicorn, because Seth Tomko reviews one of Andrzej Sapkowski’s Witcher novels, The Lady of the Lake.
Spidey's faced a plethora of villains over the years, and a lot of them have been created fairly recently. Despite his enormous rogues gallery, Spidey keeps picking up new baddies that stick around.
I love comic books, and I like to reread my favorites again and again. Here are seven of my favorites.
Discover Aquaman’s most relevant comics, those you would want to read before heading to the theatre.
Shirou Emiya, a survivor of a mysterious fire in the city of Fuyuki, Japan, is dragged into a battle royale between mages, fighting to the death for the all-powerful wish-granting device, the Holy Grail. Is this manga adaptation of the 2006 anime worth your time and money? Let's find out!
Is this graphic novel worth your time and money? Let's find out! Bruce Wayne reveals his plans to revitalize Gotham City; soon after, a mysterious assassin tries to kill him. Batman begins to search for the mysterious Court of Owls.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban answers many questions about Harry’s father’s past and reveals the deepest powers true friendship can unlock.
This profile is on the first High King of the Noldor elves and derives from the book, The Silmarillion. He has a long-lasting legacy in the history of the lore and his immediate family.
The Marvel Universe is an awesome ever-expanding presence. We've seen a lot of characters making their debut. Here are some really obscure characters that probably won't see daylight again.
While Mark Waid introduces a supporting character who will play a major role in Spidey's life, Dan Slott answers one of the most mysterious questions of Brand New Day: How is Harry Osborn still alive?
This is a book review for "Lady Midnight," the first book in Cassandra Clare's Dark Artifices series. This article will give a brief synopsis as well as an in-depth review of the book.
The Mage Killer Kiritsugu Emiya summons his Servant, Saber, to fight for him in a battle to the death for the all-powerful wish-granting device the Holy Grail in the Fourth Holy Grail War. Is this manga worth your time and money? Let's find out!
Why are so many superheroines just copies of their male counterparts? Here's a look at how they were created and how they have been interpreted in real life.
Fantastic Four #52 and Black Panther's first appearance in comics has heated up since the Black Panther movie. This is a historical comic book and greatly influenced the movie. Here's a brief but fun look at this classic key comic.
A secret formula and a bombardment of mysterious vita-rays changed a sickly weak 4F reject into Captain America. The formula died with its creator. Now others look to recreate it. Read on to learn more about the supersoldier formula.
The animal kingdom of the DC Universe is a strange and sometimes dangerous thing. Come as we explore the problems and perils of some of the animal companions. Tread carefully.
A Court of Frost and Starlight is a cool breeze of Night Court air, and while contentions gurgle below the surface, it remains a deeper insight into a city and a world that dreams of peace, hope, and starlight.
Wedding bells are ringing as Dan Slott and John Romita Jr. have Aunt May tie the knot with Jay Jameson. But which old Spidey foe (and old Aunt May flame) rears his head at the same time?
Marc Guggenheim and Phil Jimenez introduce Ana Kravinoff, the young daughter of Kraven who will be a thorn in the hero's side for a long time to come, as the newest member of Spidey's Rogues Gallery.
The Gauntlet begins to haunt Spider-Man as Mark Waid amplifies old enemy Electro, and Fred van Lente introduces us to a darker version of a classic foe, the Sandman.
Given the backdrop of race issues in the real world, I never noticed until recently how much of that is indirectly reflected in J.R.R. Tolkien's books and movie adaptions, so I wanted to explore that.
The novel "Discovery" by Karina Fabian contains a fascinating story, strong and positive Christian elements, and a trio of nuns whose jobs are to save those in space. Novel indeed!
Get more reviews and favorites on your fanfiction by writing in popular fandoms, shipping fan-favorite characters, exploiting tropes, crafting a catchy summary, and updating regularly to stay at the top of the "Just In" list.
This article covers the wife of Hurin, Morwen, the Lady of Dorthonion from the books, The Silmarillion and The Children of Hurin.
This article contains a reading list of the best fantasy and sci-fi books appropriate for teenagers. These books are great for anyone who enjoys a mixture of adventure, action, romance, and magic.
Can Vladimir Propp's analysis of Russian folklore be applied to the modern-day comic book industry? We'll find out by exploring the origins of one of the most famous Marvel heroes of all time: Spider-Man!
Learn all about Snowy (formerly Milou), the white wire-haired fox terrier who was the faithful, sometimes cynical companion of Tintin, the adventurous boy reporter of comic book and film fame.
Frank Miller was able to draw from the work of other writers and artists while working on the classic Daredevil comic.
In “The Gauntlet, Volume 2: Rhino and Mysterio” (Amazing Spider-Man 617-621), Joe Kelly and Dan Slott revamp two more old enemies—Mysterio and Rhino—further twisting the life of Spider-Man as he proceeds through the Gauntlet.
Despite their simple writing style, many gamebook series contain incredibly rich and detailed worlds. Wouldn’t these creations be great for open-world video games?
This Middle-earth profile covers Nienor, daughter of Hurin and Morwen, and sister/wife of her brother Turin. For proper context, read "The Silmarillion" and "The Children of Hurin."
This is a book review for Cassandra Clare's Lord of Shadows, the second book in The Dark Artifices series.
Picking up where the first creators left off, different writers and artists handle the reins of the next ASM issues and introduce new villains and craft story points to add depth to Spidey's life!
With so many facets of the science fiction literary experience, readers will begin to ask themselves, “What would have to happen for our reality to become like this?"
One of the many epic potential character lines to come from the mind of Jack Kirby was The Eternals. Within that mythology, he works in Celestials, Eternals, and Deviants. Here's your primer.
Saber is up against Lancer and Berserker, but then Rider chooses to side with her because he wants Saber and Lancer to finish their battle. Meanwhile, a serial killer, Ryuunosuke Uryuu, summons Caster. Is this manga adaptation of "Fate/Zero" worth your time and money? Let's find out!
Taking a minor decision Harry and his friends made prior to the Battle of Hogwarts, let's see how a different choice would have altered the story.
Harry Potter discovers a book owned by a mysterious Half-Blood Prince, and meetings with Dumbledore will reveal more about Tom Riddle than anyone else knows, including the key to undoing immortality.
“The Gods Defense” by Amie Gibbons is the first book in the Laws of Magic series. What are the pros and cons of this modern urban fantasy book doubling as a legal drama?
The use of metals within every universe is important regardless of whether they’re used for good or for evil. The same blacksmith that shoes a horse is usually the same one that makes chainmail.
An in-depth critique detailing the weaker aspects of The Fellowship of the Ring novel and why I’m not in love with it like most fantasy fans seem to be.
More of the beautiful women of comics with Dawn, Elektra, Storm, Black Widow, and more female superheroes and villains.
Harry will have to use every bit of wit his friends have to survive the tournament in this thrilling, wise tale of triumphing over impossible odds through the aid of friendship and hard work.
This article is all about the highly-rated "Cotton Family" series by Nicole Canfield—the settings, the main characters, and folklore that inspired the acclaimed supernatural thrillers' magical realism are discussed in detail.
"The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to The Galaxy" compiles Douglas Adams' five-volume "trilogy." Reviewer Mel ponders if there is any food for thought here to supplement his five-martini three-martini lunches.
Let's face it, when starting a collection, for anything really, it can be daunting. As it stands now, the average comic store carries hundreds of titles. And that's just trying to figure out what to buy. Let me help you with all of your comic care needs.
Helena Wayne and Bertinelli had a variety of different Huntress Costumes. Learn about and see the Huntress costume history over the years.
A brief guide to why readers new to, or experienced with, the current DC comic universe should read the Justice League Dark title.
A pair of vampire brothers attack the Helsing Organization. Seras and Walter have to protect Integra and the Round Table while Alucard faces off with Luke Valentine. Is the Hellsing manga's second volume worth your time and money? Let's find out!
ASM fans are given a fun trio of tales that sees Spidey take on Hammerhead and Magnum Moses? Plus, a war story centered on Flash Thompson about a mission that will change his life forever.
Spidey's second adventure sees him go up against nemesis the Vulture... but how does this classic confrontation follow Propp's systematic story structure?
Spidey gets tangled in the Secret Invasion event, so watch Jackpot take down a Super-Skrull in a story with barely any Spidey in it! Then, watch as her secret origins are at long-last revealed!
The Millenium Nazi vampires attack the Hellsing Organization's headquarters, and it's up to Seras and the Wild Geese to stop them from overrunning the Hellsing manor. Will they succeed or fail? Is this manga worth your time and money? Let's find out!
Libertarianism means “I want the liberty to grow rich and you can have the liberty to starve"—according to science fiction master Isaac Asimov’s rebuff of fellow SF master Robert Heinlein’s libertarianism.
Though many of their names are lost to us, the stories of the most successful actresses—like Isabella Andreini—live on as a testament to the fact that women are, and always have been, integral to gaming culture. Read on to learn more.
While superheroes do their best to not only save the world and fight crime, one of the few nuisances in their lives is the plague of omniscient imps, thunderbolts and djinns. Here's more about the ones from DC.
Because I'm a collector, I've found that it is wiser to buy some of the trade paperbacks of comic issues that I've already bought. If you are going to collect, it's good to read the issue once or twice and then board, bag, and box it for safe keeping. As the trade graphic novels don't have as much collector's value, it allows for multiple reads without the concern of damaging the actual book.
Taking at look at the epic Civil War crossover event through the eyes of Spider-Man, J. Michael Straczynski crafts a tale of conflict in the life of Marvel's favorite Web-Spinner.
Take a quiz to determine which Spider-Man suit best enhances you! Afterward, take a look at the other costumes and see how many you're familiar with.
Aoi Hana is a boring, slice of life yuri (lesbian) schoolgirl romance. I'll be frank, I didn't like it. Find out why.
I have no problem at all envisioning Stan Lee coming up with really bad characters. After all, if he could come up with "Stripperella" for TV, there was no limit to how low he could go. Here's a look at some of Marvel's biggest dud characters.
The legendary Wolverine made his first full appearance in Incredible Hulk #181 in 1974. It's a Holy Grail book for comic collectors and many years ago I foolishly let one slip through my fingers!
An investigation of the possible parents of the character Jon Snow in George R R Martin's Song of Ice and Fire series.
Batman's enemies try to attack him psychologically. Will they succeed in breaking him? Is Grant Morrison's graphic novel worth your time and money? Let's find out!
Marvel gave us our superhero fix with the Avengers and other heroes. Their catalog also includes the legendary monsters of the silver screen: Dracula, Frankenstein, the Mummy, and the Werewolf by Night.
This segment analyzes the first issue of a new comic book series and decides whether or not the next issue is worth picking up.
Since the advent of Superman, there have been numerous writers who wanted to build heroes/enemies that are stronger than the Man of Steel.
This article provides a guide for those of you looking to get into reading superhero comic books for the first time.
Joe Kelly wraps up the epic Gauntlet tale with "The Grim Hunt," a big finale that brings Spidey face-to-face with one of his oldest foes as the Kravinoff family's ultimate plan is revealed.
Here are ten books in the original Goosebumps series, written by R.L. Stine, that deserve to be called the best of the bunch. Must-read Goosebumps books for a child interested in horror fiction.
J. Michael Straczynski crafts one of the most controversial Spidey stories of all time, ending his run the Amazing Spider-Man and opening the door for a new era of stories.
When I needed a shed, I knew that no ordinary 4x4 box would do. I had always dreamed of having a TARDIS of my own. This is how I did it.
Following his life-altering take on Spider-Man's involvement in Civil War, J Michael Straczynski continues to rain blow after blow down on the life of Peter Parker.
In this article you'll find advice on how to get involved in Civil War reenactment for women. Learn from the author's experience and you might just find a hobby for life!
Not all of Marvel's bad guys are completely evil. Some of the worst villains in the MU have a silver lining to their black hearts. Here's how some manage to do their good deeds while being bastards.
With "Avengers: Infinity War," there are lots of questions about the Infinity Gauntlet: how does it work, what does it do, and why does it make Thanos such a menace? In this article, I try to connect the dots and explain what can only be guessed at by an average audience viewer.
D.C. Comics' "The House of Mystery" book is an example of solid genre fiction published in the 1970s that kept the lost artistry of comic book horror anthologies alive.
Marc Guggenheim wraps up the mysterious "Menace" plotline of Brand New Day, revealing the new villain's shocking identity and its repercussions for Spidey's supporting cast!
The Circle by Dave Eggers is an exhausting tale about technology and the right to privacy in a world where everything is connected.
Brush up on your occult knowledge because Seth Tomko reviews of Spirits of Vengeance: War at the Gates of Hell.
Aquaman is one of the most vilified superheroes in comic book history. But is that reputation deserved? Here is a list of comparisons between DC's Aquaman and one of Marvel's powerful Avengers, Thor.
The problem I had looking for an obscure big-brained character was that almost all of them are well known. In all modesty as a fan, if I hadn’t heard of a character, chances are most people haven’t.
Fred van Lente brings danger in the form of the Chameleon as he kidnaps and replaces Peter Parker for his own nefarious designs! What trouble will this spell for Spidey's friends and family?
The Walking Dead comic book series was created by Robert Kirkman and ran from 2003 to 2019. The series has become immensely popular, has a huge number of devoted fans and has spawned the equally successful TV series. As a result of its popularity, back issues have become highly collectible, with some attracting very large values. Here is a brief guide to the highlights in the series from a collector's perspective.
X-Men member Betsy Braddock has had many different costumes over her career. See her costume history as Captain Britain, Lady Mandarin, and of course, Psylocke.
Starting to read DC comics for the first time? Here's your guide to the New 52 Supernatural, Magical, and Horror books.
"It's Superman" by Tom De Haven takes the popular character back to his roots, but does so in a way that's more in keeping with modern versions of Superman rather than with his comic book origins.
Taking a slight break from "The Gauntlet," Fred van Lente introduces us to a new Scorpion and Roger Stern crafts a sequel to his classic "Nothing Can Stop the Juggernaut," because something can!
Robots and androids play an important role in the Marvel Universe. Artificial intelligence does not necessarily mean artificial life. Learn more about these synthetic super beings who are not human.
Dick Grayson as Batman must solve a mysterious murder and also must investigate a man known as "the Dealer." Is Scott Snyder's graphic novel worth your time and money?
This is a look on the infamous Brazilian comic of Mega Man: Novas Aventuras de Megaman (aka New Adventures of Megaman). Saying it's a terrible is putting it mildly. It's a comic I love to hate!
Do you favor assassins, stories with conspiracies, and world-shaking shadowy secrets? How about action, dark twists, and tragedies? Well, here is a list of manga similar to Akame ga Kill for you to read!
It's been a while since I started my pet project of doing psych profiles on characters from Middle-Earth I found compelling. So I'm glad to get back to it. These profiles are done from an in-universe point of view and not what Tolkien meant to write. It's long but I hope you enjoy it.
In Batman's extensive rogues gallery, it's easy to pay so much attention to the more outlandish villains he has to offer. Every villain within the Batman universe has a certain amount of realism to him or her, which complements Batman's character.
Superman has been around for decades, and some people think he is overrated or outdated. I think being a bit old fashioned is part of Superman's appeal.
This is a forgettable graphic novel by Kevin Smith. If it had better artwork, it would be worth buying.
In the history of comic book stories, some have been terrible. Of those, some have been distinctly lame. "The Saga of the Super Sons” featuring the spawn of Superman and Batman is a new level of suck.
What if an alien invasion is the reason for the political and social unrest we're seeing? Author Stephenie Meyer provides a scenario of possibilities, however remote, that may reveal the current media trend of disinformation.
Doctor Bruce Banner, bathed in gamma radiation, becomes the gray giant known as the Hulk in this inaugural issue. How does the Hulk's origin follow the path Propp's morphology dictates?
"Ayako" by Osamu Tezuka is a graphic novel that seriously departs from his more famous child-friendly works. The ill deeds of a corrupt family act as a metaphor for Japan's corruption.
Harry Osborn's chain gets another major yank as he joins Norman, who wishes to add him to his arsenal of heroes, and Spidey sneaks into Avengers Tower disguised as his enemy Venom to save his friend.
Starting to read DC comics for the first time? Here's your guide to the New 52 Justice League books.
Curious what Bellatrix means? How about Karkaroff? Let's take a look at the meanings and origins of some of the character names in "Harry Potter!"
One of the reasons why we have great comic books today is because of men like William Gaines and the editors of Marvel Comics. This is the story of how monsters saved comic books from real monsters.
Saber and Lancer begin their duel to the death in the Fourth Holy Grail War. Unbeknownst to her, Kiritsugu is plotting his next move to attack Lancer's Master; will Saber defeat Lancer or will he manage to kill her? Is this manga worth your time and money? Let's find out!
Joe Quesada answers questions unanswered since the beginning of "Brand New Day": How was Peter and MJ's marriage ended? How did everyone forget Spidey's identity? And do we really want to know?
See the different costumes of Madelyne Pryor. A look at her costumes as Anodyne, Goblin Queen and Red Queen and a member of the Hellfire Club.
Here is an attempt to dissect just what goes through the Joker's head and answer several questions about his character.
Admiral Yi Soon Shin, Korea’s greatest hero, leads his nation to an amazing series of naval victories against a Japanese invasion in 1592.
At the end of Brand New Day, Mark Waid teams up one final time with Paul Azaceta to bring us the return of Menace and the birth of her son, who Spidey must keep safe from his fiendish foes!
Are you curious to learn more about the new Harry Potter play? Read on to find out what I thought about it.
Fred van Lente makes his Amazing Spider-Man debut, and Dan Slott and Mark Waid craft a pair of crazy story arcs for our favorite web-swinger to fight his way through.
Next to Morgoth, Feanor is the biggest catalyst for the events of the First Age of Middle-earth. Though he dies early on, his legacy outlasts him as one of the most controversial of Middle-earth.
This article includes a list of all the characters who have owned the title of Robin and their most relevant stories.
An examination of Neil Gaiman's third volume of the Sandman series, "Dream Country," using various literary criticism techniques.
"Forbidden Thoughts" is a science fiction short story collection challenging the unspoken or violently enforced rules about what we can say, do, or think.
Marvel Comics has boldly begun a new storyline with the launch of Steve Rogers—Captain America. The writers state that Captain America has been a Nazi since the beginning. Here's why they're wrong.
Women haven't always had the best treatment in comics, but some of the most interesting characters have been women. Here are some of the ladies who made comics what they are.
Lady Death has several origin stories and publishers. Learn about the different Lady Death Costumes, with pictures. See Lady Death, Lady Demon, Hope, and Faith choice in clothing.
With J. Michael Straczynski's run on Spider-Man over, a whole group of writers and artists set out to redefine Spider-Man's world in the first volume of an epic set of adventures.