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Category Archives: COMICS

Giving The Devil His Due: Why Daredevil Is Marvel’s Most Underrated Character

As you may have heard by now, Netflix and Disney are teaming up to bring four of Marvel’s lesser-known characters to streaming video service in 2015. Such C-list stalwarts as Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, and Jessica Jones will each get their own 13 episode series. Purportedly, the project will culminate in a Defenders mini-series. Tweet

Cape, Cowl, & Character: How Grant Morrison Restored the Concept of Batman

  [The following is spoiler-light. No key surprises are explicitly revealed. That said, the post does discuss broad plot points and themes concerning Morrison’s work on Batman. So if you don’t want to know anything before reading the comics, please bookmark this for later!] This past summer, Grant Morrison wrapped up an incredible seven year […]

What Creative People Should Know About Copyright Termination

Copyright is supposed to protect the economic rights of creative people, right? That’s the idea, at least. But all too often, copyright law ends up protecting the economic rights of corporations that have convinced creators to transfer ownership to their work. And worse still, sometimes that transfer happens for compensation that ultimately proves to be […]

Brian K. Vaughn And How Image Comics Is Saving The Industry

  Last week, Brian K. Vaughn and Fiona Staples brought home a Hugo Award for their fine work on the ongoing sci-fi comic book series Saga. But this is only the latest development in the title’s continuing critical success. Earlier this year, Saga cleaned up at the Eisner Awards, winning key categories like Best Continuing Series, Best New Series, and Best […]

Transgender Identity and Superman’s Pal

  Rumor has it that in the upcoming Man of Steel picture, Superman’s lovable ginger bro won’t be a bro anymore. Although no formal announcement has been made, all signs point to Olsen’s character swapping genders. That’s right: no more Jimmy Olsen. From now on, it’s Jenny Olsen. Tweet