Heath Ledger starred as The Joker in The Dark Knight.
October 27, 2011 Which super-villain strikes terror into your heart? We review the top contenders, and invite your votes and suggestions.
The happy, adorable cover ofÂ Stargazing Dog. By which you REALLY shouldn't judge the book, because *choke!* *sob!*
October 19, 2011 A sad-but-never-maudlin manga about a loyal dog and his luckless master has taken Japan by storm, and is now available in English.
Chris Hemsworth's mighty Thor (center) returns, along with Chris Evans' Captain America, Mark Ruffalo's Bruce Banner (center) and Scarlett Johansson's Black Widow.
October 12, 2011 Our comics blogger welcomes the new Avengers trailer by pondering vengeance as a superheroic pursuit.
September 28, 2011 Comics creator M. Kupperman offers the lost, illustrated memoirs of a two-fisted, rough-n'-ready, not-even-remotely dead Sam Clemens and his sexy adventures across the 20th century.
September 22, 2011 With a deceptively loose, doodle-like style, Canadian webcomic creator Kate Beaton imbues historical and literary figures with comically modern sensibilities.
September 21, 2011 French artist David B. renders ecstatic visions, religious fervor and bloody battles in his new collection of graphic novellas, The Armed Garden and Other Stories. His mysterious and melancholy style saturates every panel of the artfully told tales.
September 19, 2011 Set somewhere in a modern yet resolutely mythical Middle East, Craig Thompson's latest graphic novel is a love story that also tackles the roots of religion and the nature of masculinity and femininity.
September 14, 2011 We ask that you acclimate yourself to this tiny teaser image before you take in the greatness of this comic cover in full splendor. Here's a hint: Riverdale Rock City.
Ryan Reynolds in Green Lantern.
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September 8, 2011 The Summer of Superhero Movies is over; we award the best, worst, dumbest, most effective, and much more.
August 31, 2011 Will introducing "younger, angrier, more brash and more modern" versions of Superman, Batman et al. attract new readers? Our comics blogger isn't sure, but says the real story to watch is DC's move to same-day digital distribution of its comics, which has some comic shop owners worried.
August 24, 2011 A look at the latest comics news includes quake-themed superheroes and villains, a shakeup at Marvel, and the latest instance of beefin', comics style.
August 17, 2011 You haven't heard of comics creator Del Connell, and he was fine with that. But he's left a lasting legacy, and our comics blogger offers an appreciation.
August 11, 2011 Glen Weldon takes a look at the list you helped us make — and draws a few conclusions.
August 10, 2011 Comic book writer Grant Morrison offers up a treat of a treatise on what superheroes represent: A trippy, hyperarticulate and occasionally pointed cultural history of the spandex set.
August 3, 2011 As you may have heard, there's a new Spidey in town, sort of. Peter Parker: Out. In: The equally alliterative Miles Morales.
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