25 Oct
An exploration of founder Martin Goodman's early universe

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, […]


The quantum crushing engineers over at AMG have summited many a nerd apex. They’ve obliterated previously held thresholds time and again since the company’s formation in 1967, and have continued to do so throughout their partial sale to Mercedes-Benz in 1990 and their eventual complete absorption under the Daimler AG umbrella in 2005. And with […]


23 Apr
The Marvel cinematic onslaught continues

Are you a Marvel fan? What’s that, of course you say? Well then this summer’s definitely going to be comic nerd bonanza for you as the upstart film studio drops Iron Man 3, Wolverine and now Thor: The Dark World all by Oscar season. The sequel to 2011’s Thor, the film once again stars Chris Hemsworth, […]


27 Mar
Coming to theaters in 3D on July 26, 2013

While the first Wolverine movie disappointed, anyone who read the Marvel comic as a kid knows the Mariko storyline from the seminal Chris Claremont and Frank Miller limited series Wolverine was one of the best from the 1980s. Even Hugh Jackman admitted the first film went south, so as the lead actor and co-producer of the […]


8 Jan
Only 50 of Jim Mahfood's hand-drawn limited edition book

After having recently released his remix of Ask for Janice, an comic book ode to his favorite Beastie Boy’s album Paul’s Boutique, American comic artist and illustrator Jim Mahfood is now releasing the latest edition of his “Scum of the Earth” series. This third issue of the artbook/comic/zine series features 32 pages of art, sketches, bad […]


23 Oct
The very best of Grantland published by McSweeney’s

One of our favorite daily reading websites is without a doubt Grantland. Founded and helmed by Bill Simmons — author of Now I Can Die In Peace, The Book Of Basketball and a sports writer without equal — Grantland serves as the nexus of where sports collides with pop culture, and explodes in a fireworks […]


11 Oct
Marvel's most under-valued hero gets a tshirt homage

The Punisher is, without a doubt, one of the most undervalued characters in the Marvel Comics catalogue. Frankly he should be bigger than Spiderman (in whose comic, incidentally, he debuted… as a villain), yet due to two shit movie attempts at capturing the story of Frank Castle he languishes in the zeitgest somewhere between Ghost […]


23 Sep
An update on LEGO's growing universe of comic minifigures

After the big screen was recently rocked by The Dark Knight Rises, the toy pioneers at LEGO only found it appropriate to update their Super Hero Collection with the latest additions from the DC and Marvel cosmos. The updated series includes Bane, the new terrorist leader who overwhelmed Gotham’s finest, Venom, Spiderman and a re-mastered Batman. […]