Dark Horse’s tragic superheroes return in this Black Hammer: Age Of Doom exclusive

It’s hard to build a new superhero universe that can compete with the rich history of DC and Marvel, but in the pages of Black Hammer, writer Jeff Lemire and artist Dean Ormston create a compelling, sprawling superhero world by taking elements of the genre’s past and reinterpreting them in a complex story rooted in…

Sherlock Frankenstein's attempt at homage gets stuck in some of the worst parts of comics history

Jeff Lemire’s Black Hammer universe is earning attention and acclaim. In the tradition of Supreme Power, Black Hammer presents recognizable superhero templates in a new venue, pulling on decades of continuity without being enslaved to it. His superheroes are a group composed mostly of characters that seem like the…

Joss Whedon takes Giles back to school in this BTVS: Giles exclusive announcement

Buffy The Vampire Slayer’s Rupert Giles has had one hell of a life. He was a bad boy that went by the name of “Ripper” in his 20s, and later in his adulthood, he helped save the world on multiple occasions as the mentor of Buffy Summers. Then he died, but death isn’t permanent in the Buffyverse. He was resurrected by…

Get an exclusive first look at Berger Books’ inaugural lineup of comics

Karen Berger helped change the course of comic books. As an editor at DC Comics, she was instrumental in the development of Alan Moore’s Swamp Thing and Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman, two titles that showed off superhero comics’ potential for more sophisticated, provocative storytelling. In 1993, she founded the DC Comics…

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