5 Terrible Sidekicks

Behind every good super-hero is a great sidekick. But behind every great sidekick is a long line of chumps who just couldn't make the cut as Robin the Boy

6 Comic Book Movies That May Never Get Made

Comic book movies are all the rage. Actually, Hollywood is so desperate to avoid original ideas they’re using pretty much any story the comic world can churn out… but even they can drag their heels from time to time…

6 Reasons Continuity Destroys Superhero Universes

In desperate need of a way to kill an afternoon or longer? Ask your nearest comic book nerd to explain the various continuities of his favorite character’s universe. Sound like fun? Well there’s a good reason for that.

Five Terrifying Superheroes of the Golden Age

The Golden Age of Comics took place during the thirties and forties. During this period, comics saw their first major boom, and the popularity of superheroes

5 Strange Alternate Universe Stories of Iconic Superheroes

You can only tell the same story so many times before it gets boring, even if that story is about an orphaned billionaire/last alien of its kind/radioactive arachnid enthusiast. That’s when comic writers turn to alternate universes to get creative and – frankly – quite weird.

5 Lame Deaths in Comic Books

Superheroes are just that: super. They can fly, eat metal, talk to squirrels, be the night and so much more. That's why they get the capes while you and I are

4 Kinds of Calvin and Hobbes Merchandise (That Are All Illegal)

If you existed in the early 90’s, then you probably loved Calvin and Hobbes. Perhaps you wondered why such a popular comic strip never became a merchandising

4 Coolest Parodies and Criticism of Newspaper Comics

The newspaper industry is a dying model. And nothing shows quite how dated ol’ “ink-and-paper” can be than the old strips that adorn the comics page. Now

5 Comic Book Spinoffs (That Never Should Have Happened)

When a comic book becomes incredibly popular, the only logical thing a publisher can do is create a spin-off exploring other characters. Sometimes you get a

Our 8 Favorite Rage Comic Characters: a Case Study

Come with us on a journey back in time to discover how a crudely drawn poop joke morphs into a phenomenon that simply won’t die.