The trailer for the upcoming Spider-Man reboot
has been released. But does it rip off the 2008 videogame Mirrors Edge?
What if Spider-Man served in Vietnam?
A short comic by intricate artist James Stokoe
, best known for his drippy fantasy comic Orc Stain
. (Last two links may be NSFW)
The popular WB/CW superhero soap Smallville has chronicled the life of Clark Kent for 10 years. Comic bloggers Chris Sims
and David Uzumeri
have celebrated by recapping the last season in a storm of magnificent snark.
is a surreal, cerebral comics blog filled with essays about Grant Morrison
and Batman villains.
Still not enough? Too Busy Thinking About My Comics
takes comic book overthinking to another level.
The Airtight Garage
(some images may be NSFW) is a blog that explores the artwork of Moebius (Jean Giraud), France's most acclaimed comic book artist. It is named after The Airtight Garage of Jerry Cornelius
, a comic loosely based on Micheal Moorcock's protean hero.
Moebius was recently the subject of an appreciation in Comics Alliance.
Smilin Stan Lee, co-creator of everyone from Spider-Man to Striperella
, is teaming up with Arnold Schwarzenegger for a comic and cartoon called The Governator
. According to the article, Athe Governator will have a fleet of super vehicles at his disposal, a closet full of “Super Suits” that allow him to fly and perform other super stunts, and a team of colorful sidekicks, such as Zeke Muckerberg, the precocious 13-year-old computer whiz who acts as the Governator’s cybersecurity expert. Naturally, there will also be recurring supervillains — including an evil organization called Gangsters Imposters Racketeers Liars & Irredeemable Ex-cons (or G.I.R.L.I.E. Men, for short).
There's an excerpt
on the EW site. Excelsior!
, author of the late, lamented punk comic Nothing Nice To Say
, is back with Turnstile Comics.
The first issue is a collaboration with Jesse "Swan" Thorson from Minneapolis punks The Slow Death
and includes a 4 song EP from them. It's printed in a 7 by 7-inch square to help fit with your record collection.
is a blog devoted to the (mostly hilarious) depictions of punk rock in comic books. It's by Andrew Weiss, who's main blog is Armagideon Time
(home of the great Nobody's Favorites.)
He's also one of the the Bureau Chiefs
behind Fake AP Stylebook
and runs Dateline: Silver Age (previouisly)
69 Love Songs, Illustrated
is a blog where comic book artists and illustrators interpret the songs on The Magnetic Fields' classic album 69 Love Songs.