Comics

April 20, 2019

‘That’s not how an harmless particular person reacts’: Late-night hosts rip Donald Trump, William Barr over Mueller report

On Thursday night, Stephen Colbert gleefully held up a stack of paper bound with metal fasteners that rivaled the thickness of a dictionary.
April 16, 2019

DC Universe Available on Xbox One Today, Here’s How to Download the Streaming Service on Your Console

Fans of the DC Universe streaming service will have another way to watch their favorite original series and read the publisher’s comics. Starting today, the DC Universe streaming service will be available to download on Xbox One consoles. The announcement comes just in time for the latest DC Comics animated film, Justice League vs The Fatal Five releases on April 16.
April 16, 2019

What’s Next For Kit Harington, Emilia Clarke, Sophie Turner & ‘Game of Thrones’ Cast Members?

The final season of Game of Thrones is here, meaning viewers will be forced to say goodbye to their favorite characters, while the actors they've followed for nearly a decade move on to other projects — some sooner than others.
April 16, 2019

Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 4: What Comes After ‘Avengers: Endgame’?

The Marvel Cinematic Universe as we know it is about to change forever. Avengers: Endgame, presumably the final movie featuring OG cast members like Robert Downey Jr. is about to be released, signaling the end of an era. Fans online are still trying to hold it together, realizing that the franchise that’s been with them for over a decade will soon move on to its next step. Phase 4 of the MCU is still very much under wraps, with Disney’s top executives keeping their mouths shut about what we could see.
April 15, 2019

Will Adam Warlock Be in ‘Avengers: Endgame’? What We Know About the Teased Hero

Viewers of the MCU know all about the classic super heroes. Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk and over a dozen other cape-wearing crusader flood the Avengers Quinjet with the most epic of backstories. There are still a few leftovers that haven’t made their way to the MCU yet like Moon Knight, the Wrecking Crew and most notably, Adam Warlock.
April 15, 2019

Will Stan Lee Have a Posthumous Cameo in ‘Avengers: Endgame’?

Stan Lee, the father of modern Marvel Comics, might not be with us anymore, but his legacy lives on. Half of the team that brought you The Fantastic Four, The Hulk and dozens of other super characters passed away in November 2018 at the age of 95. For the past decade, Lee has lent his unique persona to (nearly every) movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. From playing Hugh Hefner in Iron Man to a security guard in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Lee has been a staple of modern comic fandom.
April 14, 2019

Every Marvel Show Coming to Disney Plus Streaming Service and Spoiling ‘Avengers: Endgame’

Disney announced details for their Disney+ streaming service Thursday. Not only will it be home to movie releases from Walt Disney Studios, Lucasfilm, Pixar and Marvel Studios, but the new streaming service will also feature a surfeit of original shows, including the live-action Star Wars series The Mandalorian. But one of the biggest surprises in the announcement is a handful of new Marvel shows, many of which star characters who supposedly died when Thanos snapped his fingers in Avengers: Infinity War.
April 11, 2019

‘Strange Planet’ Cartoonist Nathan Pyle Embroiled in Twitter Controversy for Pro-Life Tweet

Nathan Pyle, the artist behind viral cartoons of alien life called Strange Planet is under online scrutiny after controversial tweets from his past resurfaced. On April 8, a 2017 tweet made by Pyle in defense of the anti-abortion rally March For Life started to gain traction. In it, Pyle quotes a Facebook post from his then-girlfriend who wrote that she was “given a chance to live.” “Thank you Father for the stories of others from last year’s March For Life who were also discarded or abandoned, yet were given a chance to live,” she wrote.
April 9, 2019

‘Kingkiller Chronicle’ TV Show’s Premiere Episode Features Lin-Manuel Miranda Song, Showrunner Talks Ten-Episode First Season

Music will be a major component of the The Kingkiller Chronicle TV series, including a song written by Lin-Manuel Miranda for the premiere episode. In a wide-ranging interview on the podcast Daydrinking with Gary & Elliot, Kingkiller TV series showrunner John Rogers discussed collaborating with Miranda, the shooting schedule and his approach to diversity in the writers room, providing new insight into the Showtime adaptation of Patrick Rothfuss’ bestselling fantasy series, The Kingkiller Chronicle.
April 6, 2019

Webcomics: an oral historical past

It can be hard to remember how primitive the internet landscape was in the late ‘90s, the era when webcomics came of age. The only way to share things was through email and instant message, and a seconds-long video clip could crash email servers if too many people sent it around. Something Awful was still a “weblog.” We went to websites — plural — to check for updates every day.