Young Animal crosses over with DC icons in this “Milk Wars” exclusive

DC’s Young Animal line has been responsible for some of the most exciting, innovative superhero comics of the past year, but with Cave Carson Has A Cybernetic Eye, Mother Panic, and Shade The Changing Girl currently on hiatus, the line is looking pretty flimsy right now. Taking a break isn’t a bad thing, though, and…

Netflix picks up a TV version of Umbrella Academy, from My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way

Netflix is branching out from its Marvel line of successful superhero shows to pursue a dark horse—or, rather, Dark Horse—candidate, announcing today that it’s picked up a 10-episode series order for a show based off of Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá’s The Umbrella Academy. Written by Way—who’s best known as the lead…

The A.V. Club’s favorite comics of 2017 so far

From war-torn South Vietnam to the apartment of supernatural stoners to a psychedelic plane of reality inside a laundry machine, the best comic books of 2017 (thus far) have taken readers to some fascinating places. The A.V. Club has assembled a list of the can’t-miss titles from the first half of the year, and it’s…

Letters For Lucardo is both vampire love story and explicit erotica

Monsters in pop culture are cyclical, with media fixating on a particular type long enough for audiences to get sick of it before moving on to the next one. For a while it was vampires, and for the most part creators are hitting the tail end of zombies as a reasonable plot device. Soon it will be aliens again, or…

The Allred family pays tribute to Jack Kirby in Young Animal’s Bug!

DC’s Young Animal imprint is consistently delivering some of the most exciting superhero comics each month, and now that the first wave of Young Animal titles has hit stands, it’s time to start looking at the imprint’s future. Enter the Allred family: Brothers Lee and Michael Allred have done exceptional work together…

Doom Patrol tackles family drama and teen angst in this exclusive preview

Young Animal’s Doom Patrol series has been exceptionally weird, with writer Gerard Way, artist Nick Derrington, and colorist Tamra Bonvillain embracing the strangeness of Grant Morrison’s ’90s Doom Patrol while bringing their own unique vision to these unconventional superheroes. As the first Young Animal title to…