It’s already been a good time for the King of Wakanda lately, with the Black Panther movie earning some historic Oscar nominations, and heading back to theaters to celebrate. But Marvel’s keeping the celebration going, and highlighting Black History Month, with a sweet deal on some of the best comics Wakanda has to offer. Continue reading Marvel Is Celebrating Black History Month With Some Excellent (and Free) Black Panther Comics
A lot of people think the Punisher and other criminal-killing characters are cool, because they explode judicial system red tape and deliver retribution to bad guys in the swiftest, most ice-cold way possible. A new comic out this week from Image, Kill or Be Killed presents a kind of polar opposite—a chilling new take on masked vigilantism where there’s no emotional detachment and the roiling upset of the modern world seems to justify killing over and over again.
In 1978, one of the strangest and most exhilarating comic book issues in DC’s history appeared in stores, featuring one of the greatest team-ups of all time: Superman and Muhammad Ali.
San Diego Comic Con had some big reveals. One of them was that the comic Batman: The Killing Joke will be animated next in the DC Universe. Mark Hamill, ‘Joker’ voice actor legend, will return to voice the character. But the story of this particular comic is dark, and it begs the question: how dark can this one go on the big screen?
Comics are a visual medium—but most comics still rely heavily on narration and dialogue. Once in a while, though, a series, a single issue, or even one great scene in a comic will forgo text, or keep it at a minimum, to tell a gorgeous story with just images. Here are 10 pieces of comic art that don’t need words to convey a story.