In just a few days, Man of Steel will hit theaters and audiences everywhere will be reintroduced to Superman. With both DC and Warner Bros counting on Man of Steel to launch their own version of Marvel’s shared cinematic universe, excitement is high…for most people.
Thacher talks about his reservations about Vibe’s new solo series and why he’ll eat a shoe if it reaches twenty issues. Yes, that’s right. He’ll eat a shoe.
After a truly impressive showing at this year’s Toy Fair, Hasbro is firing on all cylinders for the impending 30th anniversary of the Transformers franchise. Despite some amazing figures, we’re still missing a vital component of yesteryear: combiners.
What could be worrying the major toy companies? According to industry insiders, tablets like the Kindle and iPad might put Barbie out of business. But look closer, and you will see how Mattel, Hasbro, and the others are actively ruining their own sales.
Comic publishers are constantly courting the mythical “new reader” with glitz and glamour and a parade of new gimmicks and initiatives. Find out what happens when a newbie and a weathered comics veteran experience the latest from DC.
Disney is buying Lucasfilm and continuing the Star Wars saga. The Internet’s first reaction was, “Noooooooo!” Fans of Star Wars outside of the major movies, however, realize that there are a ton of stories waiting to be told.
A quest to understand how an adolescent love of a show about California high-schoolers turned into an adult love of comics continuity.
Considering everyone in fandom wants characters they can identify with, Jason Knize, admitted fat, white man, poses the notion that one of the biggest groups in fandom might face the most discrimination of all.
The children of the 80′s are now nearing thirtysomething, and the past three decades have brought our generation some of the best in fandom. Join PoP!-Star Jason Knize as he recounts the influences and events of his first thirty(one) years.
Sad Roadblock is sad, and fans across the globe felt his pain as the news of GI Joe: Retaliation’s delay hit the Internet yesterday. But this is more than just a “bummer” for fans; let’s consider the ramipercussions, shall we?
Shia LaBeouf put in a surprise appearance at C2E2 and the comics internet began grumbling almost right away. At what point did we become so cynical, especially since LaBeouf teaches us an important point about making comics.
After months of the Distinguished Competition dominated the comics news media, the House of Ideas is making headlines again, but probably not the kind they like. Fans have been railing on Marvel the past couple of weeks. Is their outrage deserved?
Some of the best shows on TV past and present have rich over-arcing storylines to which each episode contributes some key plot element or moment of character development. Is it asking too much to expect the same from out comics?
We’re well into October and life after the DC relaunch has officially begun. Of course, there’s still a lot of speculation in the air as to what the immediate success of the relaunch means for the long term, but for now, at least, we can reflect on the New 52 and their month of dominating [...]