Secret Headquarters, Los Angeles’s best comics shop (previously, has published “Monster Manual,” a limited-run, 64-page zine collecting the art from their show of the same name, in which artists were challenged to create their own rue and satirical entries for a notional Dungeons and Dragons bestiary from an alternate timeline.
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[embedded content] Yes, Miles Morales technically exists inside the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But the other Spider-Man hasn’t made an appearance in any of those movies, and he hasn’t ever gotten one of his own. Until now. Sony’s first trailer for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse premiered on Saturday at Brazil Comic-Con, starring Morales as the friendlyRead More
On Saturday at New York Comic-Con, Marvel was scheduled to do a splashy launch event announcing the crossover between the Avengers and Northrop Grumman, a notorious arms dealer whose stealth bombers and drones have been front and center in the US campaigns of assassination in many theaters of war, declared and undeclared, in whichRead More
From 1989 to 1994, the public broadcaster TV Ontario ran Prisoners of Gravity, a brilliant science fiction TV show that used a goofy framing device (a host trapped in a satellite who interviewed science fiction writers stuck down on Earth) for deep, gnarly, fascinating dives into science fiction’s greatest and most fascinating themes, fromRead More
For those who can’t get enough balloon art (previously), here are some classic comic book covers reimagined with balloon art by Phileas Flash. Some impressive detail!
Wonder Woman looks a little too imposing, though:
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By Cory Doctorow
Harvey Kurtzman is a hero of satire, the guy who convinced Bill Gaines’s mother to bankroll a comic book called MAD, then doubled down by turning MAD into a magazine — only to jump ship five issues later after a bizarre fight with the Gaineses, finding refuge with Playboy founder HughRead More