comic con 2018

The Team Behind Batman: Damned Say They're Going to Fuck With the Dark Knight’s Head

The Team Behind Batman: Damned Say They're Going to Fuck With the Dark Knight’s Head

In the next few months, DC Comics will launch its new prestige imprint DC Black Label. The publisher is going to be kicking it off in grand fashion with Batman: Damned, which reunites the iconoclastic
Gail Simone Talks About Being in Charge of a Whole Superhero Universe

Gail Simone Talks About Being in Charge of a Whole Superhero Universe

She’s written acclaimed runs on Wonder Woman, Birds of Prey, Deadpool, and tons of other superhero comics. Now, Gail Simone is doing something she’s never done before, acting as Chief Architect for
Hex Wives Will Tell the Story of Women Whose Power Is Suppressed by Men

Hex Wives Will Tell the Story of Women Whose Power Is Suppressed by Men

Maybe you know Ben Blacker as half of the creative team that spawned The Thrilling Adventure Hour. You might have watched some of the episodes of Supernatural that he helped write. Or maybe you read
The Cast of Riverdale Gave Us Plenty of Tantalizing Teases About Season 3

The Cast of Riverdale Gave Us Plenty of Tantalizing Teases About Season 3

No matter what’s happening with Archie, Betty, Jughead, and Veronica, Riverdale loves a good mystery. So it’s fitting that, at San Diego Comic-Con, most of the cast was in the dark about what,
The Cast of Riverdale Gave Us Plenty of Tantalizing Teases About Season 3

The Cast of Riverdale Gave Us Plenty of Tantalizing Teases About Season 3

No matter what’s happening with Archie, Betty, Jughead, and Veronica, Riverdale loves a good mystery. So it’s fitting that, at San Diego Comic-Con, most of the cast was in the dark about what,
Tom King's Heroes in Crisis Is Going to Change the Way You Understand DC's Finest Heroes

Tom King's Heroes in Crisis Is Going to Change the Way You Understand DC's Finest Heroes

It’s impossible to listen to writer Tom King talk about DC Comics’ upcoming Heroes in Crisis series without gaining a new appreciation for the larger narrative project he’s been crafting across other
These The Last Jedi Fans Put on a Mock Court Martial for Poe Dameron

These The Last Jedi Fans Put on a Mock Court Martial for Poe Dameron

One of the hottest debates about the plot of Star Wars: The Last Jedi is the question of hotshot, insubordinate pilot Poe Dameron. Did Poe do anything wrong? Is the beautiful hotshot pilot guilty of
These The Last Jedi Fans Put on a Mock Court Martial for Poe Dameron

These The Last Jedi Fans Put on a Mock Court Martial for Poe Dameron

One of the hottest debates about the plot of Star Wars: The Last Jedi is the question of hotshot, insubordinate pilot Poe Dameron. Did Poe do anything wrong? Is the beautiful hotshot pilot guilty of
Electric Warriors Will Look at the Unexplored Dark Ages of the Future DC Universe

Electric Warriors Will Look at the Unexplored Dark Ages of the Future DC Universe

When you think about the future in the DC universe, a few iconic stories and franchises will pop into your head. Kingdom Come. The Legion of Super-Heroes. DC One Million. Electric Warriors wants to do
The Creators of Injustice vs. the Masters of the Universe Talk About Making Batman and Orko Best Friends

The Creators of Injustice vs. the Masters of the Universe Talk About Making Batman and Orko Best Friends

The yearly Comic-Con International in San Diego always provides multiple doses of different fictional worlds crashing together. Fittingly, the first issue of a comic where He-Man’s crew meets a
One of Comics’ Coolest Creators Returns Because 'It's So Hard to Do a Perfect Comic'

One of Comics’ Coolest Creators Returns Because 'It's So Hard to Do a Perfect Comic'

Ann Nocenti wrote some of the most inventive, daring, and pointed superhero comics of the 1980s. We’re all really lucky that she makes a triumphant return to the medium this week, with The Seeds
One of Comics’ Coolest Creators Returns Because 'It's So Hard to Do a Perfect Comic'

One of Comics’ Coolest Creators Returns Because 'It's So Hard to Do a Perfect Comic'

Ann Nocenti wrote some of the most inventive, daring, and pointed superhero comics of the 1980s. We’re all really lucky that she makes a triumphant return to the medium this week, with The Seeds
Watch: Miles Morales Inspires Peter Parker in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Watch: Miles Morales Inspires Peter Parker in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is going to be filled with Spider-People. Not just people, but pigs, robots, you name it. Two of the most recognizable ones, though, are Peter Parker and Miles
Geoff Johns Talks About Three Jokers, the Shazam Comic, and His Stargirl TV Show

Geoff Johns Talks About Three Jokers, the Shazam Comic, and His Stargirl TV Show

As DC Comics has transmogrified over the last 20 years, Geoff Johns has been at the very center of—or, at least, extremely close to—the engines of change. His title is different nowadays, but he’s
It Took an Entire Year to Figure Out Into the Spider-Verse's Unique Style

It Took an Entire Year to Figure Out Into the Spider-Verse's Unique Style

It’s no secret that Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse looks unlike every other Spider-Man movie that’s come before it. In fact, it looks different from most animated movies that have come before it,
Legendary Writer Nalo Hopkinson Talks About Entering the Sandman Universe

Legendary Writer Nalo Hopkinson Talks About Entering the Sandman Universe

A few months ago, DC Comics announced the creation of the Sandman Universe, four new series taking place in the fictional landscape established in Neil Gaiman’s award-winning run on Sandman. One of
Strangers From Hell, Fungal Acne, MacBook Pro, and Magic Leap: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Strangers From Hell, Fungal Acne, MacBook Pro, and Magic Leap: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

July 2018 is nearly out the door, and it’s certainly been a long one, ladies and gentlemen. In this era of the 24-hour news cycle, here are some things you may not have remembered happened just weeks
The Director of Venom Explains How the Film Gets Around Spider-Man

The Director of Venom Explains How the Film Gets Around Spider-Man

When comic book fans think “Venom,” they automatically think “Spider-Man.” That’s not just because Venom is one of Spider-Man’s most famous villains, it’s also because his comic book origins are tied
M. Night Shyamalan on the Philosophical Conflict at the Heart of Glass

M. Night Shyamalan on the Philosophical Conflict at the Heart of Glass

Within the span of just a few films, M. Night Shyamalan went from being thought of as one of the most innovative and promising directors in Hollywood to being derided for movies like Lady in the Water
History's Project Blue Book Let Me Slide Into Aliens' DMs

History's Project Blue Book Let Me Slide Into Aliens' DMs

For a while, the History channel has focused its extraterrestrial coverage on that guy with weird hair who throws his hands into the sky and shouts: “Aliens!” Now, they’re getting into sci-fi, but