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Neil Gaiman and the Cast of American Gods Talk About Belief, Happy Endings, and Going to War Neil Gaiman and the Cast of American Gods Talk About Belief, Happy Endings, and Going to War

In the second season of Starz’ American Gods TV series, the motley deities and celestial beings dotting the landscape of the United States are getting ready for war. It’s a conflict that will change what we know about them and how Shadow and the show’s other characters perceive themselves.

Jordan Peele Reflects on the Cultural Relevancy of Us, The Twilight Zone, and Candyman Jordan Peele Reflects on the Cultural Relevancy of Us, The Twilight Zone, and Candyman

The Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke-starring Us had its worldwide premiere at SXSW in Austin, Texas and early reactions have been extremely positive. It’s safe to say that Jordan Peele’s next film is one that will have people talking. If they’re brave enough to see it, that is.

Little Monsters Is a Skeevy-Cute Parade of Zombie Comedy Clichés That Works Despite Itself Little Monsters Is a Skeevy-Cute Parade of Zombie Comedy Clichés That Works Despite Itself

Almost nothing that happens in Little Monsters will surprise you. People die comically horrible deaths, kids say and do cute things, characters become better versions of themselves by the end. It’s a greasy cheeseburger of a movie, utterly predictable in every way. But, hey, sometimes you want a greasy cheeseburger.

Jordan Peele’s Us Goes Deeper and Darker Into America’s Collective Psyche Jordan Peele’s Us Goes Deeper and Darker Into America’s Collective Psyche

In his new movie Us, Jordan Peele shows the distance between everyday ordinary folks, and the dangerous fringe-dwellers who can upend their lives, can be as slim as a mirrored pane of glass.

David Walker Is Betting on the Power of Black History and a Bold New Self-Publishing Gamble David Walker Is Betting on the Power of Black History and a Bold New Self-Publishing Gamble

David Walker is busy. He’s co-writing Naomi, a new high-profile series from DC Comics, along with Brian Michael Bendis and artist Jamal Campbell. He’s also working on Image Comics’ enthusiastically received Bitter Root with co-writer Chuck Brown and artist Sanford Greene. But, despite the fact that the veteran writer…

There Will Never Be Another George Perez There Will Never Be Another George Perez

If superhero comics have anything like Michaelangelo’s painting in the Sistine Chapel—awe-inspiring work that communicates celestial grandeur and human drama on a grand scale—it’s probably something drawn by George Perez.

Brian Bendis and David Walker Talk About How Their Friendship Created DC Comics’ Newest Superhero Brian Bendis and David Walker Talk About How Their Friendship Created DC Comics’ Newest Superhero

For two decades, even after becoming friends, Brian Michael Bendis and David Walker worked in parallel spaces. This week, with the release of their new comic Naomi, the world gets to see what happens when two comics writers with very different backgrounds come together to create a new superhero story.

The Creators of The Wicked + The Divine Talk About Making Beautiful Magic Together The Creators of The Wicked + The Divine Talk About Making Beautiful Magic Together

The comics that Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie have done as a tandem have featured characters channeling a love for creativity, blasting away orthodoxies, and evolving into frighteningly powerful personas. When they talk about their working relationship, it sounds—no surprise—just like being in a band.

The Everyday Weirdness of Xombi, One of the Most Under-Appreciated Comics Ever Made The Everyday Weirdness of Xombi, One of the Most Under-Appreciated Comics Ever Made

In the mid-1990s, David Kim lived in a world where bicycle piranha would secretly feast on chained-up two-wheelers. He fought against incarnations of misdirected rage and rode in elevators where you had to read stories aloud to get to the right floor. He was the main character of Xombi, a comic about an unkillable…

Legendary Creator Stan Lee, Who Changed Comics and Pop Culture Forever, Is Dead at 95 Legendary Creator Stan Lee, Who Changed Comics and Pop Culture Forever, Is Dead at 95

Stan Lee, the public face of Marvel Comics and co-creator of iconic superheroes such as Spider-Man, Thor, and Black Panther, has passed away at age 95.

The Joker Looks Sicker Than Ever, Thanks to a Hollywood Legend The Joker Looks Sicker Than Ever, Thanks to a Hollywood Legend

The Joker has gone through dozens of different looks over the last 70-odd years, with artists making him more horrific or cartoony as they re-imagine him. With a new bust depicting the Clown Prince of Crime, special effects make-up master Rick Baker joins the roster of creators who’ve tackled the DC Comics villain. Of…

Dakota North Became a Marvel Comics Cult Classic Because It Put Style Above Everything Else Dakota North Became a Marvel Comics Cult Classic Because It Put Style Above Everything Else

Back in 1986, I subconsciously decided I liked a new Marvel Comics heroine without actually reading any of her books. Her name was Dakota North and, 32 years later, I’ve finally read her series.

Why Norm Breyfogle Was One of the Best Artists to Ever Draw Batman Why Norm Breyfogle Was One of the Best Artists to Ever Draw Batman

The best Batman artists always do something cool with the Dark Knight’s cape. It’s a given. Norm Breyfogle did that and so much more, re-inventing almost every visual aspect of Batman’s mythos.

Concrete Hits Heavy at the Heart Without Ever Throwing a Punch Concrete Hits Heavy at the Heart Without Ever Throwing a Punch

When Concrete first appeared in the mid-1980s, the discourse around comics’ artistic merit was undergoing a profound shift. Excitement around works like The Dark Knight Returns, Maus, and Watchmen expanded the public’s ideas about what comics could achieve. Concrete never became part of the shorthand list for “mature…

The Painful Poetry of My Favorite Daredevil Comics The Painful Poetry of My Favorite Daredevil Comics

In the 1980s, Marvel Comics editor Denny O’Neil had a problem: superstar writer Frank Miller was leaving Daredevil, the book he turned into a runaway sales hit. O’Neil had to find someone to write the book after Miller’s red-hot run. Ultimately, he started scripting the Man Without Fear’s book himself, turning out my…

The Team Behind Batman: Damned Say They're Going to Fuck With the Dark Knight’s Head The Team Behind Batman: Damned Say They're Going to Fuck With the Dark Knight’s Head

In the next few months, DC Comics will launch its new prestige imprint DC Black Label. The publisher is going to be kicking it off in grand fashion with Batman: Damned, which reunites the iconoclastic team of writer Brian Azzarello and artist Lee Bermejo, the same creatives behind 2009’s arresting Joker graphic novel.

Gail Simone Talks About Being in Charge of a Whole Superhero Universe Gail Simone Talks About Being in Charge of a Whole Superhero Universe

She’s written acclaimed runs on Wonder Woman, Birds of Prey, Deadpool, and tons of other superhero comics. Now, Gail Simone is doing something she’s never done before, acting as Chief Architect for Lion Forge’s Catalyst Prime universe, home to superheroes from all walks of life.

Hex Wives Will Tell the Story of Women Whose Power Is Suppressed by Men Hex Wives Will Tell the Story of Women Whose Power Is Suppressed by Men

Maybe you know Ben Blacker as half of the creative team that spawned The Thrilling Adventure Hour. You might have watched some of the episodes of Supernatural that he helped write. Or maybe you read the Deadpool, Star Wars, or Wolverine series he’s co-written. His next comics work is like nothing else he’s ever done.

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