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Comics vs. Movies: Tell Us Why You'll SEE The Avengers But Not READ It
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Comics vs. Movies: Tell Us Why You'll SEE The Avengers But Not READ It

By Eric GarneauMay 2, 2012

I, along with some friends, used to own a comic-book store. And for the four and a half years we were there, a whole bunch of comic movies came out—Iron Man, Dark Knight, Watchmen, etc. Every time one of those movies hit, people—middle-aged men...More  →

Marvel Comics: Under the Influence of Movies

Marvel Comics: Under the Influence of Movies

By Steven RomanoMay 1, 2012

There was once a time in the history of Marvel Entertainment when the movies they produced, though heavily influenced by the comics, were completely divorced from one another. But that was yesterday! Today, due in part to the overwhelming popularity of films like The Invincible...More  →

10 Sports Designed for Nerds

10 Sports Designed for Nerds

By Robert IsenbergMay 1, 2012

Let's talk sports. Because there are some sports designed for nerds. And don't pretend we mean "games," because games are not sports. You will never break an exertion-based sweat by winning speed-chess. Tension-sweat? Yes. Glandular fever sweat? Hopefully not. But we mean real sweat, from burning...More  →

No Capes Allowed: Rasl

No Capes Allowed: Rasl

By Josh PeriloMay 1, 2012

What do a lonely drifter with a bloody nose and a penchant for stealing artwork, a gun toting lizard man, and Serbian-American inventor Nikola Tesla have in common? Not much, at first glance. Until you pick up Jeff Smith’s amazing, mind-bending, and addictive series Rasl....More  →

Get Ready for The Avengers, a Joss Whedon Primer
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Get Ready for The Avengers, a Joss Whedon Primer

By Eric GarneauMay 1, 2012

Though Marvel Comics movies have attracted their fair share of creative talent, a quick look through their list of directors reveals one name that shadows the rest—Joss Whedon, the writer/director behind this Friday's Avengers. Whedon's quick wit, detailed plots and strong female characters have made...More  →

Are You Ready for FREE Digital Comics?
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Are You Ready for FREE Digital Comics?

By Eric GarneauMay 1, 2012

The comic book digital revolution is coming. Sure, it's starting slow, but don't they all? (Note: please don't check our historical accuracy on this). Over the last few weeks, a wave of announcements from major publishers and creators has shown that the comic industry's biggest...More  →

Final Dark Knight Rises Trailer Debuts. Pick Up Your Jaw!

Final Dark Knight Rises Trailer Debuts. Pick Up Your Jaw!

By Eric GarneauMay 1, 2012

Two minutes and twenty seconds of WHAT?! And OMG. And DID THAT SERIOUSLY JUST HAPPEN FOR REAL?! That is the only way to describe the final Dark Knight Rises trailer, which debuted last night after fans scoured the globe putting it together frame-by-frame as part...More  →

Free Comic Book Day: The Best Day of All
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Free Comic Book Day: The Best Day of All

By Eric GarneauApril 30, 2012

Pop quiz, nerds: what is the best day of the year for getting free stuff? Okay, yeah, Christmas (or your winter holiday of choice) is great. Birthdays are awesome too, no doubt. But for those of us who get way too excited just thinking about the...More  →

Five Paul McCartney Songs Demi Lovato Should Be Covering (Since She Almost Covered Him In Tire Tracks)

Five Paul McCartney Songs Demi Lovato Should Be Covering (Since She Almost Covered Him In Tire Tracks)

By Michael VerityApril 30, 2012

If Demi Lovato really wanted to meet Paul McCartney, she could’ve done what most stars do: have her people call his people to set up a meet and greet; maybe a quick cup of coffee at the Hollywood Starbucks. But, the ever-creative Lovato chose another...More  →