The Walking Dead season 9 spoilers: AMC series to differ MORE from comics – here’s how

The Walking Dead fans are forever confused as to how much time has passed in the series. With numerous time jumps and no concrete sense of place, it seems the AMC show could be taking place in any time.  And now it has been revealed there may be a slight variation between the comic book […]

Drawn together: The love affair between comics and games

Enlarge / Ready to save the day, one side quest at a time. (credit: Insomniac / Sony) Update: It’s Christmas Eve and Ars staffers are enjoying a winter break (inevitably filled with Santa horror movies and ample video game time). As such, we’re resurfacing a few favorites from the site archives touching on such topics—like […]

Switch-only ‘Netflix for comics’ launches December 17th

You might not turn to your game console to read comics, but InkyPen is determined to change that. It’s launching a comic subscription on December 17th that’s arriving first for the Nintendo Switch. It will offer “thousands” of indie comics and webcomics (and eventually manga) on the hybrid console for a $ 8 flat rate […]

Marvel Comics legend, Spider-Man co-creator Steve Ditko found dead at 90

Enlarge / Even at the biggest Marvel Comics-related museum exhibit in the world, currently running in Seattle, WA, Steve Ditko’s presence is limited by his famously reclusive nature. (credit: Sam Machkovech) New York police confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter on Friday that one of Marvel Comics’ legendary staffers, Steve Ditko, was found dead in his […]

8 Marvel Comics Storylines That Could Inform ‘Avengers 4’ and Phase 4 of the MCU

Avengers: Infinity War is driving a lot of speculation right now about what next year’s follow-up Avengers movie and the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe could look like. Part of that speculation draws from what we know — or think we know — based on movie news, but fans are also looking to comics […]

Lady Death Won’t Make the Leap From Marvel Comics to the ‘Avengers’ Movies

A huge motivator for Thanos’ reign of destruction is the Mad Titan’s obsession with Death. Lady Death, that is. In the Marvel comics, the manifestation of death is an on-again, off-again girlfriend of Thanos, and the reason that he seeks out the Infinity Gauntlet — so that he can destroy half the universe and earn […]

Superhero Bits: Fantastic Four Returns to Marvel Comics, Death of Superman Clip & More

Will there be a fifth season of Gotham? Want to see clips from the upcoming animated movies The Death of Superman and Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay? Are you ready for Fantastic Four to return to Marvel Comics? Was Sean Penn ever offered the role of The Joker in The Dark Knight? Who is playing […]