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The Importance of Humor, From "Spider-Man & The X-Men" to "Guardians"

The Importance of Humor, From "Spider-Man & The X-Men" to "Guardians"

Axel Alonso returns to discuss how humor is an integral part of the Marvel formula, the eight-month time jump in "Avengers" and more.

A Comic Book History of the Agents of SHIELD

A Comic Book History of the Agents of SHIELD

Comic Books

With "Agents of SHIELD" S2 right around the corner, CSBG looks at the first appearances of SHIELD's most famous members -- from Nick Fury to, well, Nick Fury Jr.!

30 minutes ago
EXCLUSIVE:

EXCLUSIVE: "Detective Comics," "Batman/Superman" and "Lobo" Variants

Comic Books

Courtesy of DC Comics, here's the first look at a trio of variant covers illustrated by Cliff Chiang, Matteo Scalera and Ben Oliver.

1 hour ago
by Albert Ching
BOX OFFICE:

BOX OFFICE: "Maze Runner" Captures First Place, Sequel Announced

TV/Film

"The Maze Runner" out-paced all competition at the box office this weekend, and a sequel has already been scheduled for September 2015.

1 hour ago
by Ryan Ingram
Did Aquaman Save Superman in

Did Aquaman Save Superman in "Man Of Steel"?

TV/Film

A new report suggests that while Aquaman didn’t appear in 2013's "Man Of Steel," the underwater superhero may have still played a life-saving role.

1 hour ago
DC’s December: Happy Golden Days of Yore

DC’s December: Happy Golden Days of Yore

Comic Books

ROBOT 6 wades through DC’s December solicitations, celebrating the return of "Secret Six", and marveling at Darwyn Cooke’s variant landscape covers.

2 hours ago
PREVIEW: Dustin Weaver Debuts a New Spidey in

PREVIEW: Dustin Weaver Debuts a New Spidey in "Edge of Spider-Verse" #3

Comic Books

Dustin Weaver writes and draws a brand new Spider-Man in Marvel Comics' "Edge of Spider-Verse" #3, on sale September 24.

3 hours ago
TV Shows That Would Make Awesome Comic Books

TV Shows That Would Make Awesome Comic Books

TV/Film

"Sleepy Hollow" is the latest television show to get adapted as a comic, and CBR rounds up some more shows ready for some comic book love.

3 hours ago
by Marc Buxton
EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Bob's Burgers" #2

Comic Books

Dynamite Entertainment brings you 5 new stories focusing on a different Belcher in "Bob's Burgers" #2, from the creators of the hit Fox comedy.

4 hours ago
Before He Joins

Before He Joins "Agent Carter," Get To Know The Many Sides of Edwin Jarvis

TV/Film

Learn more about the comic book version of the Avengers' favorite butler before Edwin Jarvis makes his Marvel Cinematic U debut in "Agent Carter."

5 hours ago
by Brett White

"So Superman's Parents Didn't Die?" Plus More Comic Book Retcons

Comic Books

CSBG spotlights examples of major comic book retcons, like the short-lived shocking discovery that Jor-El and Lara survived Krypton's destruction.

6 hours ago
Check out CBR's Complete Comic Book Reviews

Check out CBR's Complete Comic Book Reviews

Comic Books

CBR's crack team of reviewers examines the latest comic books week after week to help you make informed opinions. Read them all today!

7 hours ago
EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Buffy: Season 10" #8 is a Halloween Spectacular

Comic Books

Richard Corben joins the regular team of Christos Gage & Rebekah Isaacs for a massive party at the Hellmouth in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" #8.

7 hours ago
EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Samurai Jack" # 12

Comic Books

Aku tries to exploit Jack's unexpected new flaw in Jim Zub, Andy Suriano and Ethen Beaver's "Samurai Jack" #12, on sale September 24 from IDW.

8 hours ago
READING LIST: The Essential Deadpool

READING LIST: The Essential Deadpool

Comic Books

With a Deadpool-starring solo movie finally in the works, here are the five best comics to read in order to really get to know the merc with a mouth!

16 hours ago
by Brett White
Moebius and More Populate This Week’s Shelf Porn

Moebius and More Populate This Week’s Shelf Porn

Comic Books

Comic creator Austin Tinius shares his collection of comics, graphic novels and more with ROBOT 6. Also find out how you can submit your own SHELF PORN!

Sat, September 20th, 2014

"Justice is Served!" All of the Killings of the Original Scourge of the Underworld

Comic Books

The 1980s Marvel U was hounded by villain who killed other villains! Each death took place in different comics, and CSBG collects them in one post!

Sat, September 20th, 2014
EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Super Secret Crisis War!" #4

Comic Books

Louise Simonson and Derek Charm keep fighting the good fight in IDW Publishing and Cartoon Network's "Super Secret Crisis War!" #4.

Sat, September 20th, 2014

"Game of Thrones" Actor Hints At Surprise Return To Westeros

TV/Film

During promotion for "Dracula Untold," Charles Dance revealed viewers "haven't seen the last" of his "Game of Thrones" character Twyin Lannister.

Sat, September 20th, 2014
PREVIEW: Cosmic War Breaks Out in

PREVIEW: Cosmic War Breaks Out in "Alien Legion: Uncivil War" #3

Comic Books

Dixon, Potts & Stroman lead "Alien Legion" through a cosmic brawl, while an alien priest is determined to wipe out all life on a peaceful planet.

Sat, September 20th, 2014
TOYING AROUND: Star Wars,

TOYING AROUND: Star Wars, "Sons of Anarchy," Street Fighter & More!

Comic Books

Star Wars inspires a series of new collectibles of all shapes and sizes along with a new "Sons of Anarchy" figure and several E. Hondas from Street Fighter.

Sat, September 20th, 2014
by TJ Dietsch
EXCLUSIVE: Dark Horse's

EXCLUSIVE: Dark Horse's "Prometheus" #2 Preview, Epilogue Cover Reveal

Comic Books

A discovery heats up Paul Tobin and Juan Ferreyra's "Prometheus: Fire and Stone" #2, plus a look at David Palumbo's cover for the March finale.

Sat, September 20th, 2014
by Albert Ching
PREVIEW: Posehn & Duggan's

PREVIEW: Posehn & Duggan's "Deadpool" #35

Comic Books

Brian Posehn, Gerry Duggan and Mike Hawthorne test Deadpool's spider senses against a Spider Slayer. Preview the action in Marvel's "Deadpool" #35.

Sat, September 20th, 2014
This Week's CBR Community's Cover Contest:

This Week's CBR Community's Cover Contest: "Mistakes Were Made"

Comic Books

Members of the all-new CBR Community submit covers based around a specific theme each week. This week? Everyone makes mistakes...

Sat, September 20th, 2014

"That Time Superman Fought... Popeye?" and More Strange Stories

Comic Books

Visit CSBG's collection of weird comic book stories, including in the 1970s when Popeye sort of kind of became a Superman supporting cast member.

Sat, September 20th, 2014
FANTASY DRAFT: Who Should Join Netflix's

FANTASY DRAFT: Who Should Join Netflix's "Daredevil" Cast Next?

TV/Film

Scott Glenn's casting as Stick gives us some ideas as to other characters we'd ike to see join Marvel's upcoming Netflix drama.

Sat, September 20th, 2014
Marvel, DC, Image, Dark Horse & IDW's Solicitations for Dec. 2014

Marvel, DC, Image, Dark Horse & IDW's Solicitations for Dec. 2014

Comic Books

Visit CBR's index of solicitation information and covers from DC, Marvel, IDW, Dark Horse and Image Comics to see their December 2014 releases.

Sat, September 20th, 2014
Jonah Makes Talk Radio Hosting Debut Saturday on KFI

Jonah Makes Talk Radio Hosting Debut Saturday on KFI

Comic Books

CBR Executive Producer Jonah Weiland will host a pop culture/comics culture talk show 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 on LA's KFI AM 640.

Fri, September 19th, 2014

"Spawn" Fan Film May Make You Forget That Other Spawn Movie

Comic Books

"Spawn: The Recall," a stylish, atmospheric new fan film directed by Michael Paris, blends everyday life with a "dark fantasy story."

Fri, September 19th, 2014

"Twilight" Veteran Michael Welch Battles Zombies on "Z Nation"

TV/Film

The actor tells SPINOFF how the zombies in SyFy's new post-apocalyptic drama differ from all the others, and why his character is 'all business.'

Fri, September 19th, 2014
Marvel's

Marvel's "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Keeps It Sinister In New Poster

TV/Film

The superhero spy drama enters its second year with a continued push to reset itself as a more dangerous, driven animal than Season 1.

Fri, September 19th, 2014
by Kiel Phegley
EXCLUSIVE: Case Explores '30s New York in

EXCLUSIVE: Case Explores '30s New York in "The New Deal"

Comic Books

Jonathan Case discusses his upcoming OGN "The New Deal," which simultaneously homages 1930s American comedy films while exploring social and political issues.

Fri, September 19th, 2014
by Steve Sunu
Petition Calls for Life-Size Statue of Wolverine in Edmonton

Petition Calls for Life-Size Statue of Wolverine in Edmonton

Comic Books

Two residents of the Canadian province want to erect a life-size statue in honor of one of its native sons -- the X-Man known as Wolverine.

Fri, September 19th, 2014
Director Wes Ball Explores the Secrets & Appeal of

Director Wes Ball Explores the Secrets & Appeal of "The Maze Runner"

TV/Film

Making his feature debut, the filmmaker explains to SPINOFF what attracted him to the YA novel, working with author James Dashner and casting star Dylan O'Brien.

Fri, September 19th, 2014
Long Beach Comic Con Announces Dwayne McDuffie Award

Long Beach Comic Con Announces Dwayne McDuffie Award

Comic Books

LBCC organizers have announced the Dwayne McDuffie Award, named in honor of the influential comics and animation writer who passed away in 2011.

Fri, September 19th, 2014
Warburton Talks Return of

Warburton Talks Return of "The Tick," "The Woman Chaser" & Kissing Ryan Reynolds

TV/Film

Patrick Warburton talks "The Tick's" possible return, the upcoming Netflix premiere of "The Woman Chaser" and why he may have to make out with Chris Hemsworth.

Fri, September 19th, 2014
by Jeffrey Renaud
David Ayer Reportedly WB's Choice to Direct DC's

David Ayer Reportedly WB's Choice to Direct DC's "Suicide Squad"

TV/Film

DC's villains-turned-mercenaries team may be headed to the big screen courtesy of David Ayer, director of "End of Watch" and "Sabotage."

Fri, September 19th, 2014
by Albert Ching
Hassler Explains How Yen Press Landed

Hassler Explains How Yen Press Landed "Big Hero 6" US Manga Rights

Comic Books

Yen Press' Kurt Hassler tells CBR News how his company landed the American publication rights to Disney's manga, which is based on a Marvel property.

Fri, September 19th, 2014
by Brigid Alverson
COMIC REEL: Batmobile Blows Through Gotham;

COMIC REEL: Batmobile Blows Through Gotham; "Walking Dead" Teaser; Movement On "Starlight," "Deadpool" & "Supergirl"

TV/Film

New footage is popping up from behind the scenes of "Batman V Superman" and ahead of "the Walking Dead" Season 5 premiere!

Fri, September 19th, 2014
by Kiel Phegley
Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did the White House Pay Spider-Man To Be Anti-Marijuana?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did the White House Pay Spider-Man To Be Anti-Marijuana?

Comic Books

Was Marvel really paid by the government for an anti-marijuana Spider-Man story? Why didn't we get a Frank Miller/Roger Stern Doctor Strange?

Fri, September 19th, 2014

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