DC Comics must move beyond its traditional business model if it really wants to attract new readers.
How far are Marvel Studios’ film and television franchises visually coded for homogeneity? How insistently, that is to say, is brand identity maintained at the levels of design, cinematography, editing and post-production processing?
With Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel continues to construct a sequential tapestry by drawing upon comics’ sense of interconnectivity and hyperdiegetic expansion.
Why do critics claim that only “fanboys” can make sense of Guardians of the Galaxy?
Retailer incentives like variant covers are nothing new, but are being emphasized strongly in today’s market.
Joe Simon may not have had the name recognition of some of his contemporaries, but his impact on the comic book medium was profound.
Is the comics industry doomed or simply too insular?
Much as with the celebrated film Showgirls, a lot of reality TV is unintentionally funny, and the comic framings of both shows aim to make you laugh at even the most serious moments.
Why do news media circulate comic book spoilers before special issues hit the stands?
Marvel Comics has quietly responded to the increased presence of Latinos in America with a corresponding, if tentative, increase in the number of Latino Marvel characters, as epitomized by this week’s debut of a new Spider-Girl series starring Puerto Rican Anya Sofia Corazon.
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