The Justice League heads toward “Drowned Earth” in this exclusive preview

With James Wan’s Aquaman film hitting theaters in two months, DC Comics is boosting the hero’s profile on the page with crossovers putting him at the center of stories featuring major properties like Suicide Squad and Justice League. After facing off against the Squad last month, Aquaman is about to be submerged in…

Iceman helps Emma Frost with a family matter in this exclusive preview

Bobby Drake and Emma Frost have a complicated relationship. In the ’90s, Emma possessed Bobby’s body and helped him unlock the full potential of his ice powers—but it still involved unwanted psychic manipulation, and that’s not cool. Emma has flip-flopped between hero and villain for years, and she’s currently in a…

Age of apocalypses: 10 momentous character events in ’90s comics

The 1990s were a period of boom and bust for the comic book industry. Many of the highest-selling single issues of all time (like X-Men #1, still the record holder with more than 7 million copies moved) were released during that decade, and the two major publishers were churning out huge quantities to meet the demand…

The X-Men break a TV network in this X-Men Red #8 exclusive preview

Marvel’s X-Men line is about to go through another rehaul with Uncanny X-Men returning as a weekly series in November, but hopefully the end of this recent color-coded phase doesn’t mean the end of Tom Taylor, Carmen Carnero, and Rain Beredo’s X-Men Red. The solicitation for December’s issue #11 reads a lot like a…

The Walking Dead’s Robert Kirkman doubles down on survival horror with Oblivion Song

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Mark Millar and Robert Kirkman have had similar career paths, both rising to fame in Hollywood thanks to successful adaptations of their creator-owned comic book titles. While Millar focuses on film adaptations of his work (Wanted, Kick-Ass, Kingsman), Kirkman has made an indelible mark on television thanks to the…

Humanity’s time runs out in this The Seeds #2 exclusive preview

Dark Horse’s Berger Books imprint was having a fairly quiet debut year—until The Seeds thundered in with its bleak and bold vision of the future. David Aja’s return to sequential comics after his groundbreaking run on Marvel’s Hawkeye, The Seeds features striking artwork that blends duotone coloring and screentone…