| Feb 22, 2012
| 7:06 PM
A stash of classic comic books -- the kind that most kids tossed in the back of their closets -- was sold for $3.5 million at an auction Wednesday in New York, according to USA Today. The top price of about $523,000 was paid for a copy of Detective Comics...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 6:32 PM
Tony Millionaire spends his nights in the garage. That's where you'll find him, in a space built just wide enough for a Model-T, bent over his drawing table until 4 a.m., a beer never far from his fingertips. The wife and kids can hear him in there,...
| Aug 18, 2011
Stan Lee is one proud father these days. You'd be proud, too, if your progeny included Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor and the Fantastic Four — characters whose films routinely bring in a few hundred million dollars at the movie box office.
Not that Lee...
| Aug 18, 2011
Jeremy Adams has two parties planned for his Federal Hill comics store this month. One will celebrate this weekend's annual convergence of the comics world on Charm City. The other will anticipate a risky, game-changing strategy that could determine the...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 8:37 AM
Burbank-based Emerald Nights Comics and Games this week announced two more upcoming events in September celebrating the relaunch of 52 classic characters.
DC Comics is reintroducing revamped versions of the 52 titles, from the well-known "Wonder Woman"...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Superheroes have always intrigued Scott Cranford, who spent much of his boyhood drawing them, nearly certain he’d grow up to join their ranks.
Born in Burbank, Cranford lived in Connecticut from age 4 until he was a senior in high school, when he...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 9:04 AM
He was always a skateboarder and action-movie fan, not to mention a punk-rock enthusiast, but from the time he turned 12, nothing excited Steve Anderson more than the approach and arrival of his favorite day, Wednesday.
That was the day the newest issues...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 2:39 PM
Scott Snyder, the creative force behind the ongoing series “American Vampire,” has been handed the keys to two revered titles under the new DC re-launch: “Batman” and “Swamp Thing.”
Hero Complex caught up with Snyder...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 8:28 AM
DC Comics' efforts to expand digital distribution of its graphic novels has gotten it caught in a battle between two book-selling giants.
Barnes & Noble said Friday it will not stock physical copies of 100 of DC's graphic novels that the Warner Bros.-...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 2:25 PM
Batman: Arkham City X360, PS3, PC/$49.99-$59.99/Oct. 18
"Batman: Arkham Asylum" leapt from the shadows and into our collective hearts back in 2009, giving gamers a dark, action-packed adventure starring Gotham's greatest hero. With combat engines that...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 12:57 PM
DC is continuing to release its new 52 titles, and we’ve got early glimpses of two heroic books that will hit stands next week: Nightwing #1 and Captain Atom #1.
Dick Grayson, arguably the best Robin sidekick Batman ever had (Tim Drake fans, leave...