A pristine copy of “Batman No. 1” from 1940 is now the most expensive Batman title ever sold, and a rejected 1936 Tintin cover illustration became the most expensive work of comic book art.
A tribute to a man who had more of an impact on our culture than many people realize.
Dave Sim’s Cerebus, published 40 years ago, has had an enduring, complex influence.
The World Chess Hall of Fame in St. Louis features over 200 comic books that use the strategies, conflicts, and battles of chess as a narrative theme.
The new book Take That, Adolf! compiles classic comic book covers that show how American superheroes were marshaled into service during World War II.
Artist Fred Dewilde was in the audience at the Bataclan the night of November 13, 2015, and he’s turned his ordeal and its aftermath into a comic book.
The American white superman is a myth. When we insist on upholding the idea that he’s real, we all suffer.
There are few fictional characters that can be evoked through just a symbol, but Batman is one of them, with the outline of his flying namesake, or a suggestion of the crime fighter’s black mask.
This week, Pakistani high schools are distributing comic books that authorities hope will dissuade at-risk teenagers from joining militant organizations like the Taliban.
Robert Moses was never elected to a major office in New York City, but he completely altered the topography of the metropolis through three decades of construction projects.
From Rolling Stone to Shia LaBeouf, it’s clear America still doesn’t know how to talk about rape.
The Golden and then Silver Age of comics that stretched from the 1930s to early 1950s left a lot of unloved heroes in its wake. Forgotten is Fatman the Human Flying Saucer — “the only comic hero with 3 identities” — who could transform his tubby self into a spaceship, and Black Fury the Wonder Horse, a sort of muscled up version of Black Beauty.