Tag: comic books

Posted in SyFy

Alleged comic book thief caught trying to sell rare Spidey, X-Men issues

As any superhero can tell you, crime doesn’t pay. Especially when you steal expensive, rare comic books and try to unload them at regular ol’ comic shops. 

Continue Reading
Posted in SyFy

Star Wars comic book reveals the creepy way Sith lightsabers get their color

We knew that the Sith were evil. We didn’t know they were that evil.

Continue Reading
Posted in SyFy

Chris Hemsworth in talks to play Doc Savage, the Man of Bronze

Doc Savage was a hero of pulp fiction, radio and comic books. Now Chris Hemsworth may be taking him on.

Continue Reading
Posted in Forbes

Free Comic Book Day: When Free Comic Books Mean Big Business

Spider-Man Season One. Witchblade. Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Avengers Age of Ultron. These are some of the titles available on May 5 for the low, low cost of absolutely nothing at all. Although the word “free” is in the title of Free Comic Book Day (FCBD), the event is embraced by comic book publishers and store owners alike for boosting their bottom line.

Continue Reading
Posted in Intergalactic Medicine Show Science Fiction

When Your Book Becomes a Movie: Pitfalls, Rewards, and Volkswagen Beetles

Is having a book adapted a good experience for the author?

Continue Reading
Posted in Intergalactic Medicine Show Science Fiction

Expanded Universes, Contracted Books: A Look at Media Tie-in Novels

I’m currently reading Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, which is a comic book based on the two video games that are based on the extended universe of the science fantasy sextology. Although it captures the flavor of the Star Wars universe, it’s about as far removed from the original series as pasteurized processed cheese-food product is from cheese.

Continue Reading