Why Millions of Fans Have Felt a Great Disturbance in the Force
Your guide to this season's flicks to look into on the edge of tomorrow — and the next months
Wizard World reinterprets the “comic con” and brings it to the masses, but Twin Cities retailers aren’t going down without a superhero-sized fight
This time, it’s Captain Asskick goes to Washington
The God Who Slummed on Earth
On the eve of Sandman: Overture, the writer talks about his life and his work
Shakespeare, comic books -- for the Avengers auteur, it's all the same thing
Comic book story is entertaining, nuanced, and stays close to its origins
A decade ago, in the immediate aftermath of Al Qaeda terrorists commandeering passenger airplanes and piloting them into New York City skyscrapers, an unknown young musician cut a 17-minute-long, eerily prescient song in his bedroom, somewhere in the wilds of California. This uncouth, possib ... More >>
Comic purists may be disappointed with the liberties
The 'Wolves forward is rebounding at a superhero's pace.
Favreau's film will likely lead to more sequels, but that doesn't mean it's good
At last, that long-awaited Mickey vs. Silver Surfer crossover can be a reality.
Come check out underground and nationally known comic artwork by Minnesotans at their opening party this Saturday nig ... More >>
Why Neil Gaiman is about to become bigger than death
Bad news for readers looking forward to Stephen King's retirement: besides just publishing a new novel and promising two more in 2006, King has signed on with Marvel Comics for a Gunslinger series beginning next April. (Art will be by Jae Lee, who's also worked with Michael Chabon.) While comics wer ... More >>
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12 Rods, Jon Stewart, Howard Stern, Quentin Tarantino, Garrison Keillor, MF Doom, Lawrence Lessig, Randi Rhodes...
Jonathan Lethem's new novel turns urban angst into a song in the key of life
Ben Affleck finds a risk worth taking in 'Daredevil'
The coolest toys of the 1970s return to our universe
Director Sam Raimi finds a superhero to love
It's a New World for Stan Lee's Superbeings in Long Underwear
The secret lives of hip-hop supervillain MF Doom
Dave Wyndorf and Monster Magnet's new album is the sound of a whip cracking on metal
U Film's "Sound Unseen" festival projects our mythologies of music onto the screen
X-Men puts its superhero "muties" in charge of flattering the core audience