Comic Books

This Makeup Artist's Superhero Transformations Are Incredible

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK

One makeup artist has wowed fans after transforming himself into a range of different superheroes - in truly magical style. Argenis Pinal, a freel...

Female Thor Smashes It By Outselling Male Predecessor

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Sound those feminist klaxons, because sh*t in superhero-land just got real. New figures suggest that female Thor has outsold the previous male vers...

Aquaman Just Got Sexy. Jason Momoa Sexy.

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

Making Aquaman look cool in time for the latest Batman reboot was never going to be easy, but 'Thrones' star Jason Momoa seems to have pulled it off. ...

So You Want to Be a Storyboard Artist?

Adam Hamdy | Posted 04.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Adam Hamdy

Storyboard artists are currently being "screwed" in Hollywood... In the ebb and flow of the storyboard process it can be hard to keep track of how much the storyboard artist is fulfilling the director's vision, and how much he or she is originating ideas.

Feminism in the West - Is Equality Still Enough?

Hannah Brooks | Posted 21.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Hannah Brooks

I simply ask the modern day feminists of western society: What are you fighting for? You have the right to vote, you have the right to education, and you even have the right to voice these opinions. If anything you have it made.

301+ Interviews: Geek Crash Course

Mat Greenfield | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK Tech
Mat Greenfield

The geek shall inherit the Earth, but for now we just dominate popular entertainment. In a world where properties in traditionally "geek" genres have become the heart of billion-dollar franchises, spanning multiple interconnecting mediums and calling back to decades-old source material, it can be hard for new fans to catch up...

The Walking Dead Spin Off: Five Things We Want to See

James Peckham | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
James Peckham

AMC announced a few weeks ago that their most successful show will be getting a spin off. Zombie filled drama The Walking Dead will receive a "companion series", in 2015, focusing on an entirely separate storyline than the comic series.

Book Review: The Violent Century by Lavie Tidhar

Robert Bradley | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Robert Bradley

Celebrated for his various fantasy works and the award winning novel Osama. Tidhar's latest outing makes it clearly evident that he is also cut from an identical cloth of my own and thus a great fan of the comic book genre.

The Daily Superhero: Comic-Book Movies Are Here to Stay

Andrew B Neville | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Andrew B Neville

Out of darkness appeared a relatively unknown director with a vision to make superheroes appear more realistic and believable, Christopher Nolan. He transformed Batman from the campy, cheap days of Tim Burton and the dark dark days of George Clooney, into the Dark Knight (the brilliant kind of dark, the kind that builds suspense, that has an edge).

Holy Further Education Batman: Science Uni Offers Course In The Dark Knight

Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.06.2013 | UK Tech

A university in Canada in offering a course in the science of Batman. The University of Victoria says the course will examine how the human body ca...

Judge Dredd Might Be Gay Say 2000 AD Writers

PA | Posted 27.03.2013 | UK Tech

The writers of the legendary lawman Judge Dredd have caused a stir among fans by suggesting he might be gay. The latest edition of the comic 2000 A...

Digital: The Final Frontier

Adam Hamdy | Posted 18.03.2013 | UK Tech
Adam Hamdy

A number of people have raised their eyebrows when they've heard Pulp is going to premiere on a games console. Those people usually haven't seen what games consoles have become. Xbox is an entertainment and communication hub.

Coldplay: The Comic Book?!

PA | Posted 09.09.2012 | Home

Coldplay are to launch a comic book series about the character who inspired their last album. The comics will tell the story of Mylo Xyloto, a warr...

No Love for the British Superhero

Thom Atkinson | Posted 06.05.2012 | UK Entertainment
Thom Atkinson

We have our own Captain Britain. Created by British born comic book writer, Chris Claremont in 1976 and designed to uphold British laws in the same way Captain America held up the US moral highground, our own super-saviour (real name Brian Braddock) has never really been taken to the nation's heart.

Captain America Creator Joe Simon Dies

Posted 15.02.2012 | Home

Joe Simon, the comic book artist who brought the world Captain America, has died aged 98 at his home in New York after a brief illness. Simon was a...

Kids' Drawings Turn Into Creepy Artworks

Posted 13.02.2012 | Home

"The process is simple," explains David DeVries when talking about his website that turns children's drawings into works of art. "I project a child...

Sam Parker

Jonathan Ross's Comic Book (INTERVIEW) | Sam Parker | Posted 02.12.2011 | Home

Jonathan Ross is wet. I don't mean that metaphorically - his handshake is as robust as it looks on television - but in the literal sense. He's just...