comic books

Celebrating Jack Kirby, the King of Comics, at 100

“Smashing thru,” the caption reads, “Captain America came face to face with Hitler … ” The 10-cent book appeared on store shelves a full year before Pearl Harbor officially woke the sle

Don’t turn comics publishers into IP factories

This past week’s news that Netflix would purchase independent comics publisher Millarworld is hardly an outlier. It echoes larger moves made by Warner Brothers and Disney, when they purchased the tw

ComiXology Announces 65M Downloads, Inks Exclusive Multi-year Deal With Marvel To Distribute Digital Comics

Comics on the iPad. A match made in nerd heaven, right? Well, today it gets even better with the announcement that ComiXology and Marvel Entertainment have entered into a multi-year deal that sees

Comic Book Movie Rumor Round-up: Killer Croc in Batman 3, Spielberg To Direct Halo?

<img src="" />Comic-con starts today (I'll be there tomorrow~!), so that means we'll be seeing a bunch of comic book-related movie ne

CES in Photos: Ladies and gentlemen, Stan Lee

Do you wish that you were famous? Know what famous people do? They get hired to sit at events like Santa Claus in order to provide photo opportunities to rabid fans. Such is the case of comic book leg

Sony testing the water for possible PSP comic book store

<img src="" />Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has been asking PSP users what it thinks about, you know, a possible comic book sto

Video: Here's the new Watchmen trailer

You probably need to be a comic book connoisseur to appreciate this, but here’s the new trailer for the upcoming movie Watchmen. Like the trailer that debuted alongside The Dark Knight, it still

Video: Mortal Kombat vs DC Universe Kollector's Edition cover revealed

Alex Ross is living the dream, man. The comic book geek dream that is, which is why Midway tapped him to create the cover for the Kollector’s Edition of Mortal Kombat vs DC Universe. Watch the video

Gears of War comic book available today

Bridging the gap between the first GoW game story line and the upcoming sequel is Joshua Ortega’s Wildstorm series from DC Comics . The first six issues will get you ready for the November 7th l

Unboxing: Blu-ray "Iron Man" Ultimate Edition

This is a gadget blog not a movie blog! Now that that’s out of the way, I’d like to share with my fellow comic book geeks the unboxing of the Blu-ray “Iron Man” Ultimate Editio

‘Turok’ movie coming, starring Adam Beach?

There’s going to be a live-action movie in the works based on “Turok,” which many of you might find familiar from Turok: Dinosaur Hunter on the Nintendo 64. Apparently it was also a comic book,

Marvel rolling in cash, many more movies to come

Despite Marvel’s attempt to shut down our Iron Man screening in SF last week, I have nothing but good things to say about them. Well, Marvel Studios to be exact. If you haven’t seen Iron M

CrunchArcade: Prototype being turned into comic book

You know that game with the guy who runs around and does stuff, Prototype? (Neither did I.) Yeah, well, they’re making a comic book out of it. They being DC Comics and Sierra Entertainment. Does

WTF: "Iron Man" trailer to become full length film? I don’t typically pay much attention to the Onion, but this is freaking hilarious. Thanks for sending this in, Kels

Movies: Iron Man trailer This trailer isn’t new new (I saw it maybe a month ago before I Am Legend), but it was recently put up on IGN and if you haven’t seen it, now’s yo

EA's Deadspace being turned into comic book: survival horror for the obsessive

[photopress:deadspacecomic.jpg,full,right] That space survival horror (wha?) game by EA, Deadspace, will have its own comic book series starting next month. Personally, I know little about the game (o