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  1. dceu
    HBO Max Mistakenly Uploads Censored Version of Birds of PreyHBO Max is working to restore the original version to the streaming service.
  2. viewing guide
    One Hawkeye, Two Hawkeyes? Here’s What You Need to Know.Clint Barton is back in the new Disney+ series, and he’s not alone.
  3. reading is fundamental
    50 New (or Newly Relevant) Books Worth Gifting This YearSomething for every reader (including those who would rather just look at pictures).
  4. one new voicemail
    Bill Murray Reveals He’s Joined Ant-Man and the Wasp: QuantumaniaMarvel called and Murray answered!
  5. 💖💜💙
    DC Comics Announces Its New Superman Is BisexualHappy National Coming Out Day to Jon Kent!
  6. vulture lists
    Every DC Comics Movie, RankedFrom the Christopher Reeve era to the Snyder Cut.
  7. histories
    The Progressive, Controversial History of Suicide Squad’s Amanda WallerViola Davis’s character was a comics game-changer.
  8. trailer mix
    Suicide Squad Trailer: Harley Quinn and Friends Embark on ‘Operation Butthole’James Gunn’s supervillain meetup is out on August 6.
  9. viewing guide
    What to Know Before Venturing Into the Bizarre World of Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K.The new stop-motion family sitcom starring one of comics’ most enduring punchlines is packed full of references to other Marvel concepts.
  10. caped crusaders
    Bad Boys for Life Directors Sign On to BatgirlThe long-languishing film is coming together at last.
  11. not great bob
    Mad Men’s Vincent Kartheiser Joins Titans Season 3 As ScarecrowKartheiser is the latest in a long line of actors portraying Batman rogue/total creep Jonathan Crane.
  12. spoilers
    That Falcon and The Winter Soldier Reveal Is More Than Just a Fun CameoDebuting this particular character at this particular stage in the MCU opens up some intriguing future scenarios.
  13. dc comics
    Warner Bros. and DC Films Shelve The New Gods and The TrenchAva DuVernay was attached to direct The New Gods.
  14. movies
    Randall Park to Make Directorial Debut With Adaptation of ShortcomingsBased on the graphic novel by Adrian Tomine.
  15. tv review
    Invincible Offers Superheroes With a Side of More SuperheroesThe hour-long animated series has a palpable “more of an eight-hour movie” vibe, with all the possibility and potential pitfalls that model entails.
  16. superheroes
    The Story Behind the Winter Soldier’s Unprecedented CreationIt’s one of the greatest transformations in superhero comics history.
  17. justice league
    Justice League’s Villains Came From the Wildest Experiment in Comic-Book HistoryThe saga known as the Fourth World was a failure at first, but seminal in the long run.
  18. viewing guide
    What You Need to Know to Watch The Falcon and the Winter SoldierA refresher on where Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes have been, in both the comics and the MCU, and where they might be going in the new Disney+ series.
  19. spoilers
    The Intriguing Comics History Behind that WandaVision Credits RevealThis manipulation of a classic story involving the Vision is perhaps the most fascinating thing the show has done so far.
  20. close reads
    The Real WandaVision Big Bad Was Marriage All AlongBeneath the family-sitcom trappings, the series is wed to a legacy of superhero stories that will do anything to end marital bliss.
  21. book excerpt
    The Wild True Story of Stan Lee and the Dot-Com DisasterIn the late ’90s, the Marvel legend decided to strike out on his own — with an alleged con man as his business partner.
  22. emergency discussion
    What Do We Want Out of WandaVision, Anyway?What most appeals to some of the show’s viewers is exactly what most annoys others, but we can all at least agree on one thing: more Kathryn Hahn.
  23. the sandman
    All Hail Gwendoline Christie’s Lucifer in Netflix’s Sandman AdaptationThe Neil Gaiman series is finally coming to the screen with Christie, Tom Sturridge, and more.
  24. viewing guide
    What the Hell Is Helstrom?Watching the new standalone Marvel adaptation doesn’t require deep, canonical knowledge of its comics source material, but it certainly doesn’t hurt.
  25. role muddles
    The Boys Is the End of the Superhero As We Know ItThe dark satire’s second season has illuminated the rotten core of superheroism, and cast our collective obsession with it in an unflattering light.
  26. no please
    Why, Comic Con, Why?It’s happening … in Los Angeles, at least.
  27. new shows
    How Cartoonist Keith Knight’s Life and Work Evolved Into Hulu’s Woke“Tell your authentic story. Because if you don’t, someone else will, and they’re going to screw it up.”
  28. q&a
    ‘I’m an Adult, But I’m Splashing Around in the Mud’Lisa Hanawalt on juvenile humor, her early work, and season two of Tuca & Bertie.
  29. vulture lists
    All 13 X-Men Movies, RankedHow does The New Mutants stack up?
  30. role muddles
    Why Cops and Soldiers Love the PunisherUnderstanding the controversial fandom of a violent Marvel antihero.
  31. coronavirus
    San Diego Comic-Con Canceled for First Time in 50 YearsIt was set to take place from July 23 to July 26.
  32. movie review
    Birds of Prey Gives Us a Post-Joker Harley QuinnOne thing Margot Robbie’s comic-book anti-heroine is not is a natural member of the girl-power battalion.
  33. page to screen
    The Graphic Novel That Inspired I Am Not Okay With ThisCartoonist Charles Forsman on how his stripped-down comic became Netflix’s new superpowered teen show.
  34. sequential art
    The Strange, Hidden Story of Harley QuinnHow the Birds of Prey character became DC Comics’ most successful villain.
  35. adaptations
    Seth Rogen to Produce Movie About an Apocalyptic MemeYes, you read that right.
  36. cow tools
    Gary Larson Hesitantly Logs On“The Far Side” has famously never been available online, until today.
  37. viewing guide
    From Masked Avengers to Space Squids: A Short History of the Watchmen UniverseA guide to the key players from the landmark graphic novel, and the impact they could have on HBO’s new “remix” series.
  38. comics
    The Forgotten Story of Watchmen’s Unsung HeroWatchmen writer Alan Moore and artist Dave Gibbons are legends. Why not colorist John Higgins, too?
  39. a long talk
    Like It or Not, Damon Lindelof Made His Own WatchmenAnd he’s pretty sure that Alan Moore put a hex on him for doing it.
  40. tv review
    Watchmen’s Extremist Superhero Dystopia Succeeds on Sheer NerveDamon Lindelof’s follow-up series extends the landmark comic’s complex politics into an alternate present riven by racism and class anxiety.
  41. origin stories
    Don’t Get It Twisted: The Ultimate Guide to the Joker’s Origin StoriesTwo words: CHEMICAL VAT.
  42. sequential art
    The Comics Story That Made the Joker the Ultimate Batman FoeDenny O’Neil and Neal Adams changed the character forever.
  43. comics
    Why You Should Be Reading the X-Men Right NowWriter Jonathan Hickman is doing something magical.
  44. comics
    Art Spiegelman Says Marvel Comics Insisted He Remove Trump Critique From EssayThe Maus cartoonist withdrew his essay over Marvel’s objection to a line comparing Trump to Captain America villain Red Skull.
  45. alas poor alfred
    MAD Magazine Is Ceasing Publication of Original Content, May Shut Down Entirely“They’re basically euthanizing the magazine.”
  46. long-runners
    The Walking Dead Comic Book Is Ending TomorrowIt wouldn’t be The Walking Dead if you saw it coming.
  47. sequential art
    The Six-Year Struggle to Regain Ownership of the ‘This Is Fine’ DogAfter the internet claimed the popular meme, its creator had to figure out how to take it back.
  48. sequential art
    How Vertigo Changed Comics ForeverThe influential DC Comics imprint just got canceled.
  49. trailer mix
    Watch the Trailer for Pennyworth, the Batman Prequel About a Sexy Spy ButlerAlfred the butler will be kicking bum and kissing birds this July.
  50. sequential art
    How Magneto Became JewishAs the X-Men movie saga comes to an end with Dark Phoenix, it’s worth remembering how it began — with the darkest chapter in Jewish history.
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