Tag Archive: Comics

Midnight Rises uses video game tricks to supercharge comics

Mike Choi, a talented, experienced comic book artist, was drooling. We were talking on the phone about Midnight Rises, a new digital comic app that explains the rich sci-fi backdrop of Midnight Star, an upcoming first-person shooter for mobile devices…Read more ›

Load up your iPad with 2014’s best comics

From perfect superhero books to quirky indie hits, the comics scene circa 2014 is about as varied as it’s ever been. If you’re looking for some four-color reading recommendations over the holidays, look no further than Cult of Mac’s list…Read more ›

10 new movies reveal roadmap for DC Comics’ cinematic universe

At a Time Warner investor meeting on Wednesday, Warner Bros. Chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara laid out his company’s plans to plaster movie houses with big DC-themed movies over the next six years, starting with Zach Snyder’s Batman v Superman:…Read more ›

Dark Horse Comics does video game titles like no other

SEATTLE, Washington – Walk into a comic shop, and you’ll probably see titles from publisher Dark Horse Comics. Known for its creator-owned series like Mike Mignola’s Hellboy and Sergio Aragonés’ Groo the Wanderer as well as television and movie adaptations…Read more ›

Back up your digital comics with a click, not DRM

If you’ve been wary of joining the digital comics revolution because of digital rights management (DRM) concerns, Comixology, a comics portal and mobile app, is creating a solution. Announced Thursday at the company’s San Diego Comic-Con panel, the new DRM-free…Read more ›

Marvel’s spectacular Comic-Con offer lets you read 15,000 comics for just $1

If you’re a fan of Marvel Comics (and, frankly, who isn’t?) you’ll likely be pleased as punch to hear of the publisher’s latest offer. To celebrate Comic-Con International, Marvel is opening up its online archive — consisting of more than…Read more ›

Comics’ best supervillains (and not just the obvious ones)

Who’s the baddest of the bad? Got your own favorite underappreciated supervillain? Let us know in the comments below.

Constantine TV show could nail comic’s smart-ass tone

As a huge fan of Vertigo Comics’ Hellblazer, about hard-bitten wise-cracking paranormal detective John Constantine, I’m warily excited about the upcoming TV series on NBC. Wary because of the totally off-base movie of the same name. Excited because, well, it…Read more ›

Excelsior: Alpha nerds choose the 10 best comics

When we’re looking for comics in our local nerd den, we’re often overwhelmed by the quantity of new titles each week. That’s not even counting the back issues and collected series in trade paperback format. So we asked some of…Read more ›

Watchmen creator Alan Moore announces open-access indie comics app

With the success of apps like comiXology showing just how much mileage there is in digital comics, it’s no wonder creators are keen to get on board! Today comic book legend Alan Moore (the eccentric brains behind Watchmen, V For…Read more ›