Posts in “comics-and-graphic-novels” (69)

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Have you seen the new trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron ? It has all the standard features of a summer blockbuster: slow motion clips, people running and screaming, and lots of explosions.… continue reading Avengers: Age of Ultron

By written by Christina P.    November 12, 2014   

This Saturday many comic book stores across the country will celebrate Halloween ComicFest , reveling in the horror-day spirit of screams and scares this frightful fall. Here is a " Friday… continue reading Friday Five: Four Color Fear and Illustrated Horror

By written by Peter SM    October 24, 2014   

image courtesy of DC Comics Back in April, I wrote about the numerous events DC Comics had planned throughout this year to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Batman . Today is one of the bigger… continue reading Holy Celebration! It's Batman Day!

By written by Peter SM    July 23, 2014   

After a failed geoengineering attempt to fix climate change leaves the earth in an everlasting winter, the last humans in Bong Joon-ho’s new sci-fi thriller, Snowpiercer , survive aboard a… continue reading Crazy Train

By written by Jamie B.    July 8, 2014   

It's Memorial Day weekend once again, the official start of summer, and with it movie blockbuster season. Godzilla may have stomped and crushed the competition last week (pun intended!), but… continue reading Friday Five: A to Z X-Men

By written by Peter SM    May 23, 2014    3

2014 marks the 75th anniversary of "The Dark Knight," "The Caped Crusader," "The World's Greatest Detective"--Batman! Feel free to sing along... Created by Bob… continue reading Batman at 75

By written by Peter SM    April 25, 2014    1

This Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of the publication of Hellboy and has been designated Hellboy Day across libraries, comic book shops, and bookstores around the world. Who or what is… continue reading Friday Five: Hellboy

By written by Peter SM    March 21, 2014   

If you have ever read a Graphic Novel , you have Will Eisner to thank. The artist and writer popularized the term in 1978 with his critical and commercial success A Contract with God , defining… continue reading Friday Five: Will Eisner

By written by Peter SM    March 7, 2014   

2013 was another great year for readers and fans of comic books, specifically graphic novels. While not necessarily a "Top 10" (especially since I selected thirteen!) and definitely not… continue reading 13 Great Graphic Novels from 2013

By written by Peter SM    December 31, 2013