Ready For Their Close-Ups: 3 Super-Universes Ready For Your Screens

Ready For Their Close-Ups: 3 Super-Universes Ready For Your Screens

At this point, despite the occasional think pieces to the contrary, the continued successes of super-hero films and TV series indicate that stories of heroes vs. villains won’t be going anywhere anytime soon. But the bulk of the properties have largely been drawn from either Marvel or DC Comics. Though we’ve seen comic book properties successfully adapted from non-superhero sources recently (“The Walking Dead” and “Preacher” being among the most prominent), when it comes to…

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Hope For the Day: Valiant and Threadless Join Forces for Mental Health Awareness

Hope For the Day: Valiant and Threadless Join Forces for Mental Health Awareness

This May marks the 68th annual Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to offer recognition and encouragement to the millions of Americans who live with a mental illness. To help increase this awareness, Valiant and Threadless are teaming up to offer a selection of limited-edition T-shirts featuring the comic publisher’s popular and ground-breaking character Faith. The shirts feature the artwork of Kevin Wada and all proceeds from their sale will go to Hope for the…

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BACK ISSUES: Pymworld – Marvel’s Artificially Intelligent Family

BACK ISSUES: Pymworld – Marvel’s Artificially Intelligent Family

Welcome to another edition of “Back Issues”, the weekly column where I examine a character, concept or theme making waves in comics today through issues from the past. Earlier this week, HBO’s latest culturally omnipresent TV hit “Westworld” wrapped up its inaugural season. For the myriad of fans out there missing its trippy and unsettling exploration of sentience, free will and exploitation of the other, not to worry, comic books have got you covered! This…

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