An amalgamation of superheroes and what built the House of Ideas Taschen is well established as the coffee-table and art book collector go-to, but they will really be turning heads, as well as pages, with this mega-Marvel-ous collection that captures the now 75-year history of Marvel comics and its characters.  At 720 pages, the book covers […]


28 May
Katsuhiro Otomo's classic goes to Springfield & gets comic bound

Paying homage to the halcyon days of Japanimation and The Simpsons of old comes this revival of Katsuhiro Otomo’s cyberpunk manga classic Akira — as cast by the famed characters of Springfield. Thanks to the lovers of comics and the powers of the Internet, Ryan Humphrey‘s brainchild Bartkira became a massive art collaboration led by James Harvey — enough of a cult hit to eventually […]


Maybe a piece of you is kind of over the supehero blockbuster, as Grantland opined. And maybe a part of you wrote off Disney as a lot of lame sauce long ago. But that was probably before you heard that Disney had decided to tap its Marvel resources for the most Disney-esque property in their […]


This past weekend Brooklyn, hip-hop heads and Beastie Boy fans openly remembered the two year anniversary since the loss of MCA to cancer. Since his passing, many tributes and acts of remembrance have made their way to various forms of media from DJ Food’s robust mixtape tribute to this Beastie-inspired comic from illustrator Derek Langille, “Sabotage.” […]


Artist Mike Mitchell, known for the portrait-like quality he gives to the subjects of his work, has applied this dignified aesthetic to 60 heroes and villains of Marvel Comics. The result is to have transformed the Mondo Gallery in Austin, Texas into something more along the lines of a Marvel Universe Pantheon — representing everyone from icons like the […]


25 Feb
Alan Moore is either really stoked or totally livid right now

If you’ve ever wanted to know what Alan Moore dreams about when he eats too much breakfast cereal, slips into a sugar-induced coma watching TV and passes out in his underpants, well, now you know. SpongeMen SquareWatch is is the Watchmen trailer encoded through the underwater world Spongebob Squarepants, where the latter plays Rorschach — everyone’s favorite […]


The first official trailer to the sequel of the Amazing Spider-Man dropped today. Looks promising, with Spidey’s arch antagonist switching from the Lizard to Electro, another infamous (and classic) Peter Parker nemesis. The ultra-fast reboot of the once Tobey Maquire-led franchise only goes to show Hollywood’s voracious appetite for money superhero movies, so it’s no […]


Did you know that Marvel comic’s founder Martin Goodman wasn’t only into comics, and the adventures of buff dudes in spandex? Hard to believe, but Goodman’s publishing empire also included various arms that also dealt in — gasp! — pulp fiction. As in those hard boiled noir detective books where the gumshoe always got the dame, […]

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