The opinion journalist who has lately been writing the Black Panther comics is taking on one of the format’s most iconic characters.
Some thoughts on the biggest Marvel blockbuster yet. [Modest spoilers]
The new Black Panther movie raises a variant of the central question of the superhero genre. [No significant spoilers]
Who was the better Superman: Christopher Reeve or Henry Cavill? Who was the better Batman: Michael Keaton or Christian Bale? Who was the better Spiderman: Tobey Maguire or Andrew Garfield?
Films from the House of Spiderman have grossed more than those from the House of Superman. But that’s mostly because of ticket price increases.
Superman’s famous shield changes from 1938 to present.
Fox and Disney are in a legal fight over movie rights to a minor comic book character.
Issue #700 marks the final issue of Amazing Spider-Man and Peter Parker’s run as that character. For now.
The new Red Dawn promises to be even sillier than the first.
Most of the most popular superheroes in American comics are orphans. Coincidence or something else?
Rush Limbaugh made perhaps one of the dumber comments I’ve seen from the right about the entire Bain Capital story, and managed to display an apparent inability to use Google to look things up.
Green Lantern is gay. The original Green Lantern. No, the other original Green Lantern.
Marvel has created an alternate universe in which Spiderman is a half-black, half-Latino teenager. Some people are angry.
Jack Kirby’s heir are trying to posthumously renegotiate half-century old deals with Marvel.
DC is once again resetting the clock on its universe and starting all its books over with issue #1.
Arnold Schwarzenegger has mastered the worlds of bodybuilding, show business, and politics. Next, he’s going to try his hand at being a Marvel superhero.
After 69 years fighting crime in a star-spangled bathing suit, Wonder Woman will get a super hero costume.
When I started collecting the books, back in early 1977, copies of Action #1 were available for something like $3500.
Marvel Comics is suing the estate of its second most famous figure in order to keep the rights to its most lucrative properties.
Marvel Comics is releasing a special issue of Amazing Spider-Man #583 with Obama depicted on the cover.
Readers may be familiar with the Green Lantern Theory of Geopolitics. Now, there’s a competing theory.
The lead character of the new Marvel movie hasn’t received the pop-culture exposure of Superman, Batman, Spiderman, or the Hulk.
Marvel Comics is putting back issues of its comics online, hoping to lure young fans. Excelsior!
For universal icons, albeit fictional ones, to suddenly become partisan props is a bit sad.
Patrick Leahy has a small part in “The Dark Knight,” the next Batman flick. No word on whether Dick Cheney will take part.
Rare comic books have been among the best-performing investment vehicles.