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  1. 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.”
  2. 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.
  3. vulture lists
    All 13 X-Men Movies, RankedHow does The New Mutants stack up?
  4. role muddles
    Why Cops and Soldiers Love the PunisherUnderstanding the controversial fandom of a violent Marvel antihero.
  5. coronavirus
    San Diego Comic-Con Canceled for First Time in 50 YearsIt was set to take place from July 23 to July 26.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. vulture lists
    Every DC Comics Movie, RankedFrom the Christopher Reeve era to the new Birds of Prey, which films stand above the rest?
  9. sequential art
    The Strange, Hidden Story of Harley QuinnHow the Birds of Prey character became DC Comics’ most successful villain.
  10. adaptations
    Seth Rogen to Produce Movie About an Apocalyptic MemeYes, you read that right.
  11. cow tools
    Gary Larson Hesitantly Logs On“The Far Side” has famously never been available online, until today.
  12. 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.
  13. comics
    The Forgotten Story of Watchmen’s Unsung HeroWatchmen writer Alan Moore and artist Dave Gibbons are legends. Why not colorist John Higgins, too?
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. origin stories
    Don’t Get It Twisted: The Ultimate Guide to the Joker’s Origin StoriesTwo words: CHEMICAL VAT.
  17. sequential art
    The Comics Story That Made the Joker the Ultimate Batman FoeDenny O’Neil and Neal Adams changed the character forever.
  18. comics
    Why You Should Be Reading the X-Men Right NowWriter Jonathan Hickman is doing something magical.
  19. 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.
  20. alas poor alfred
    MAD Magazine Is Ceasing Publication of Original Content, May Shut Down Entirely“They’re basically euthanizing the magazine.”
  21. long-runners
    The Walking Dead Comic Book Is Ending TomorrowIt wouldn’t be The Walking Dead if you saw it coming.
  22. 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.
  23. sequential art
    How Vertigo Changed Comics ForeverThe influential DC Comics imprint just got canceled.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. batman
    Robert Pattinson Is Batman! (Our Deepest Condolences to Nicholas Hoult)Gotham City has a new extremely sharp jawline.
  27. glow
    The GLOW Comic Takes the Gorgeous Ladies Deeper Into the Wrestling WorldWriter Tini Howard and artist Hannah Templer break down what goes into translating the series to a new medium. Plus: An exclusive preview of issue 2.
  28. down the rabbit hole
    An Exhaustive List of All the Easter Eggs in Avengers: EndgameAllow us to explain over 50 of the comic book references and hidden messages baked into the three-hour-long movie.
  29. villains week
    That Time Captain America Said ‘Hail Hydra’ and Geekdom ImplodedTwo little words opened up a Pandora’s box.
  30. avengers: infinity war
    The Creator of Avengers Villain Thanos Has Beef With Marvel“Marvel tends to bring out the worst in me, at times,” says Jim Starlin.
  31. movies
    Hellboy Creator Mike Mignola Almost Wishes He Hadn’t Let His Comic Character Go“It’s like watching your kid grow up and move away. They’re doing sh*t you don’t know anything about and you kinda miss when they lived in the house.”
  32. movie review
    Hellboy Deserves Better Than ThisHe’s one of the more interesting comic book heroes we have. Too bad his new movie is a mess.
  33. the industry
    Kumail Nanjiani The Latest Perfect Being Rumored to Join Marvel’s The EternalsAngelina Jolie has also reportedly joined Chloe Zhao’s upcoming film, based on the Jack Kirby comic book series.
  34. sequential art
    The Best Cartoonist You’ve Never Read Is Eight Different PeopleWhy LB Lee’s work deserves to be discovered.
  35. profile
    The Feminist Paradox of Cathy GuisewiteShe made a wildly successful comic strip by and for women. But to her critics, she’s just another example of compromised feminism.
  36. vulture lists
    11 Story Lines That Umbrella Academy Season Two Could Borrow From the ComicsThe JFK assassination plot, a homicidal Eiffel Tower, an alien space prison, a whole bunch of new villains, and much more.
  37. tv review
    Doom Patrol Breathes New Life Into Superhero TVThe DC Universe show subverts comic-book expectations in ways both uproarious and heart-wrenching.
  38. chat room
    The Umbrella Academy’s Aidan Gallagher Is an Old SoulThe breakout star of Netflix’s superhero show on why it’s a “dream” to play a middle-aged time-traveling assassin.
  39. sequential art
    Eli Valley Is the Angriest Political Cartoonist in AmericaHis specialty has been criticism of Zionism and Israel.
  40. spoilers
    The Umbrella Academy’s Biggest Changes From Comics To TelevisionThe new Netflix show mostly preserves the plot, character, and tone of the comic book series — with some key exceptions.
  41. tv review
    The Umbrella Academy Has No Personality of Its OwnYou won’t find anything in this Netflix comic-book adaptation that feels truly original, organic, or personal.
  42. late capitalism
    Wendy’s Twitter Account Responds to Accusations of Being a Fake Geek Girl“You wanna do this? We got time. Saga is on hiatus.”
  43. comics
    Author Nnedi Okorafor Talks LaGuardia, Wakanda, and … Garfield?The sci-fi/fantasy novelist has been blazing trails in comics.
  44. trailer mix
    Meet the Offbeat Heroes of DC Universe’s Doom PatrolRobots and cyborgs and stretchy gals, oh my!
  45. science of us
    These Are Not Sad StoriesHow graphic medicine humanizes the world of health care.
  46. best of 2018
    The 10 Best Superhero Stories of 2018Featuring Black Panther, multiple iterations of Spider-Man, Mister Miracle, the X-Men, and more.
  47. superheroes
    Spider-Ham’s Very Unkosher Journey From Joke to Spider-Verse Co-starPeter Porker’s backstory is as bizarre as you’d hope it would be.
  48. best of 2018
    The 10 Best Comics of 2018Featuring Jason Lutes’s Berlin, Nick Drnaso’s Sabrina, Jen Wang’s The Prince and the Dressmaker, and more.
  49. sequential art
    The Best Comics to Read in December 2018From cyanide milkshakes to leagues of extraordinary gentlemen.
  50. comics
    Chatting With Olivia Jaimes, the Mysterious Cartoonist Behind ‘Nancy’She rarely does live interviews with the press.
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