Exclusive Preview | Action Comics # 969

In the post-Crisis era, Superman always knew to never trust Lex Luthor. But since that Superman has taken over the role in the DC Rebirth era, Luthor has been more difficult to pin down. In fact, Luthor has even acted heroically, while trying to usurp the legacy of the New 52 Superman who died! Now, […]

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REBIRTH Recon: Looking at SUPERMAN & ACTION COMICS 12 Issues In

Credit: DC Comics Credit: DC Comics As DC’s “Rebirth” relaunch celebrates its sixth month in December, several of its key titles are also reaching their twelfth issue. And for Superman (which reached #12 month) and Action Comics (which released its twelfth issue of this run with #968), that has meant a whole new – yet […]

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The one simple reason that Superman was such a dick in the ’60s

One of the biggest things that sets American comics apart from, say, French or Japanese comics is the dominance of the superhero genre — and the long-standing American perception that comic books, regardless of their subject, are not suitable reading for adults. Today, on Issue at Hand, Polygon’s show about the past, present and future […]

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Learn About the Comic Artist’s Secret Sidekick, The Inker

In this simple drawing of Superman, inker Scott Williams has made a series of strategic decisions. Screencap via Though often derided as “tracers” or “shaders,” comic book inkers are a vital part of the process. Almost every great comic out on shelves today has been lovingly inked by an artist working off the pencil foundations […]

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New Marvel X-Men Comic Mocks Batman v Superman – MovieWeb

Back in June, Marvel Comics appeared to take a blatant shot at Warner Bros.’ Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in their comic Spider-Man/Deadpool issue #6. The issue featured a movie poster for Nighthawk vs. Hyperion: Yawn of Boredom, which both Deadpool and Spider-Man commented on after leaving a screening. It seems that Marvel Comics […]

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Great, Now Zack Snyder Ruined ‘Star Wars’ as Well

Zack Snyder must have some free time on his hands in between putting the finishing touches on Justice League, because he decided to mash up a whole bunch of Batman vs Superman footage with some Star Wars CGI into a nerdy mega-trailer that uh … actually doesn’t make any sense. While we appreciate all crossovers […]

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The Best Superhero Deaths In Comics

Death is a “revolving door” in comics — it is a long-standing criticism that has only become more common as superhero deaths (and resurrections) have increased. Of course, at the same time superhero deaths have become more common, so have things like reboots, relaunches, and deep-dive mining of character histories so that characters who had […]

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Comic Collection Monday #47: Adventures of Superman #487 …

In today’s Comic Collection Monday, I’ll take a look at “Adventures of Superman” #487 with a publication date of Feb. 1992. In Comic Collection Monday, I post the cover of a comic book from my collection, along with a brief note about the issue – what I thought about it, where I got it, whatever […]

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Comic Collection Monday #47: Adventures of Superman #487

In today’s Comic Collection Monday, I’ll take a look at “Adventures of Superman” #487 with a publication date of Feb. 1992. In Comic Collection Monday, I post the cover of a comic book from my collection, along with a brief note about the issue – what I thought about it, where I got it, whatever […]

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Marvel takes (another) friendly jab at ‘Batman v Superman’ in latest comic book – Batman

Marvel can’t seem to keep Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice references out of their comic books! The rival of DC Comics already took two shots at the Batman/Superman movie, the most recent occurred just two weeks ago. The latest mention, however, is a much more friendly jab than the previous ones. In “Old Man […]

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