Topic: Comics

XKCD Live-Sketched the Comet Landing Every Few Minutes for 12 Incredible Hours The result: a 142-frame flipbook of real-time genius

If you missed the excitement and tension of Wednesday's Philae lander completing its 10-year journey to a comet's surface, here's a pretty fantastic way to relive it. Web cartoonist Randall Munroe,…

November 13, 2014, 10:28 AM EST

Webcomic Xkcd Draws a 46-Foot-Wide Interactive Masterpiece 'Click and Drag' will devour your day and blow your mind

Sometimes, something comes along that’s so brilliant and creative, you don’t even feel guilty letting it suck away an hour (or more) of your workday. Today, that prize goes to…

September 19, 2012, 12:26 PM EDT

Axe Unleashes 'Anarchy' on the Comics World Soft-core fantasy adventure is storyboarded by you!

Axe is creating a graphic novel (aka, a comic book) called Anarchy that's about two experimental fragrances that are unleashed on the world. It will feature hot chicks with gravity-defying…

January 3, 2012, 6:55 AM EST

Arianna Huffington Becomes a Superhero Publisher producing comic book about her

Arianna Huffington has achieved some pretty impressive things in her career. But do her accomplishments make her a superhero? One comic book publisher apparently thinks so. Bluewater Comics, whose “Female Force”…

September 1, 2011, 11:57 AM EDT

'Dickwolves' scandal rattles a comic empire

To understand the drama of the Dickwolves, you must first understand that Penny Arcade is not just a Web comic. It is a two-man multimedia empire that has cranked out…

February 1, 2011, 10:41 AM EST

Comic books find a new favorite superhero

On Jan. 8, Marvel released a special inauguration issue of Spider-Man with Barack Obama on the cover. The edition has already sold out twice and is currently rushing into…

January 16, 2009, 6:00 AM EST

Marvel tries actually advertising its comics

When a comic book becomes a movie these days, the film tends to get a marketing blitz so epic, it would make Apple plead for sensible restraint. But comic books…

September 22, 2008, 10:47 AM EDT