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May 2023 Archive

    1. The Pokémon: The First Movie voice cast reunite after 25 years for an hour-long panel you can now watch
    2. Alan Scott: The Green Lantern's Tim Sheridan and Cian Tormey are coming to Enter the Popverse
    3. Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny: Everything you need to know about Indy 5!
    4. That Amazing Spider-Man #26 spoiler is cynical and depressing
    5. Go full New York Comic Con with the first-ever NYCC tracksuit
    6. How does Kamala Khan die? Ms. Marvel’s final moments explained
    7. Now hiring: Smurfs for San Diego Comic Con (Yes, there is a height limit)
    8. Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse continues to push the boundaries of what American animation can be
    1. Popverse: Year One - our most popular articles, as decided by YOU!
    2. Is Star Trek: Strange New Worlds' Erica Ortegas the Riker of this new show? Riker himself, Jonathan Frakes, says "Totally!"
    3. Spider-lamp! Spider-lamp! Does whatever... a spider can?
    4. Ted Lasso hasn't gotten worse, people just don't understand the show
    5. CBR is going through a major overhaul due to "culture and performance" issues
    6. A light in the darkness: The renewed relevance of Alan Scott
    7. The comic & pop culture journalism website CBR just laid off its editor-in-chief
    8. The Romans and the Picts unite to fight an ancient horror in Shadows of Thule from Humanoids
    9. Yu-Gi-Oh's Yami Yugi and Seto Kaiba voice actors Dan Green and Eric Stuart reunite and talk about the iconic anime show
    10. Gene Luen Yang's The Books of Clash flips the concept of the game on its head
    1. Our favorite cosplay from MCM Comic Con in May 2023!
    2. The Eisner Awards have removed Thomas Woodruff's four nominations from consideration at his request
    1. Long-time comics site The Nib has announced its closure
    2. Eisner Awards: Thomas Woodruff withdraws his name from consideration for the 2023 awards
    1. What are we all enjoying this weekend?
    2. Did Black Adam's failure have anything to do with Fast X's big surprise?
    3. Dawn of DC: The big books, the big creators, and the big stories of DC's upcoming wave of comics
    4. Pokemon, Heartstopper's Rhea Norwood, Witcher's Eamon Farren, or The Boogeyman: Which May MCM Comic Con panel did fans choose to watch first
    5. What comics, movies, and TV can teach us about how to Birthday well
    1. Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse - Everything you need to know about Miles Morales' latest screen adventure
    2. The massice Ice Cream Man interview with W. Maxwell Prince and Martin Morazzo you've always wanted
    3. Marvel reunites with the Micronauts, bringing back those classic Bill Mantlo stories
    4. Star Wars: Why Luke Skywalker throwing away his lightsaber makes him the ultimate Jedi
    5. "Where else are they gonna go?": The culture clash at the heart of ComiXology and Amazon
    6. Gene Luen Yang and the quintessential American superhero, Superman
    7. ComiXology: David Steinberger was digital comics platform's champion against Amazon demands "from day one"
    8. Spider-Man's Preeti Chhibber and The Nib's Matt Bors Enter the Popverse
    9. Blue Beetle can visit your comic book store, thanks to DC's movie tie-in standee
    10. "I'm finding where my place is in the world of comics": Rina Ayuyang isn't done with comics yet
    1. Inside the Eisner Awards process for Thomas Woodruff: What happened, what went awry, and what could be changed
    2. Watch the Our Flag Means Death panel with Con O'Neill, Nathan Foad, and Kristian Nairn from ECCC FREE!
    3. Scott Snyder talks about a "more meaningful" animated Wytches adaptation
    4. Akira, Spy X Family, much more (and almost some Marvel comics) pulled from Midwest US library's YA section
    5. Image Comics ditches Diamond for Lunar to get its comics into comic shops after a 25+ year relationship
    6. IDW is positioning its comics editors to shepherd those projects into movies, TV, and more
    7. DC Studios' The Flash has a shocking superhero cameo (which the director just spoiled for fans)
    8. Turning Japanese Expanded Edition revisits Marinaomi's original story with a new experience
    9. Is the Dark Flash making his DCEU debut in The Flash? Todd McFarlane seems to tease "yes"...
    10. Thomas Woodruff: The artist and his publisher respond to calls to axe his Eisner noms following emotional abuse allegations
    11. Scott Snyder AMA: Popverse welcomes the Batman & Wytches writer for an all-access interview with all of you
    1. Natalie Portman is open to returning to Star Wars, she reveals
    2. What the Popverse team is most proud of at our one year anniversary
    3. “It feels all made up”: Queer comic creators talk about attacks on their books
    4. Inside IDW layoffs: $900,000 in severance pay planned, with 44% of that going to former CEO and CFO
    5. Celebrated Finland cartoonist's graphic memoir about her brain aneurysm (and recovery) is finally coming out in English
    6. American Born Chinese's Daniel Wu reveals what its like playing the Monkey King for Disney+
    7. The legacy of Jill Jerold, Marvel’s first black woman
    8. Miles Morales and Miguel O' Hara swing into Fortnite
    9. From Dead Boy Detectives to Nightmare Country: Where the Sandman Universe is now
    10. Kickstarter recruits ComiXology's content lead to head its comic division
    11. Jazz icon Miles Davis is getting his story told in comics with graphic biography by Enter the Blue's Dave Chisholm
    12. Dog Man is the perfect introduction to comics, especially Grant Morrison's
    13. Marvel asked fans to avoid spoilers of its major death, then spoiled it themselves - here's why
    14. "Today is your last day at IDW": Inside the April 27 layoffs at IDW Publishing & Entertainment
    15. Horimiya: The Missing Pieces - Everything we know about the expected release date, episode count
    1. Does Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 mean James Gunn is the ideal man to lead DC?
    2. Marvel reunites with its lost spaceknight ROM in surprising HASBRO team-up
    3. Inside the IDW layoffs: How the company's troubles go as far back as 2021
    4. IDW makes first PR hire after laying off almost its entire sales & marketing team a month ago
    5. ComiXology Originals head of content Bryce Gold announces departure from the company
    6. Perfectly Imperfect Forgers: Why SPY X FAMILY's unique family dynamic is what we need in anime
    7. Watch Michael Rooker cut up and act out in a raucous one-hour conversation with fans from C2E2
    1. Judge Dredd's multiracial ancestry is revisited and restored in new storyline
    2. Marvel schedules secret new comics project to debut this fall (and we think we know what it is)
    3. Spider-Man Nike: Miles Morales has some new Air Jordans for Across the Spider-Verse (and a stunning Times Square billboard to go with it)
    4. Despite makeover, Max will remain the exclusive streaming home of Studio Ghibli
    5. What are we all enjoying this weekend?
    6. Disney+ deletions: Is the era of the Disney Vault back, bigger than ever?
    7. Jujutsu Kaisen season 2: Everything we know about release date, episode count, and more
    1. Read all about it: The history and continued importance of the British newsagent in comics
    2. A Droid Story: Everything we know about the upcoming Star Wars animated film
    3. Burger King's Spider-Verse Burger: We ate it, so you don't have to
    4. Popverse: Year One - the big surprises, the big successes, and the big deals you should know about
    5. DC's Batman just re-created an iconic Marvel comics moment with Wolverine
    6. One Piece anime: Watch voice actors Colleen Clinkenbeard, Sonny Strait, Luci Christian, and Ian Sinclair in a never-before-seen hour-long panel
    7. Daredevil returns, renewed and recharged in a comic book relaunch this September
    8. DC invites you to have a sexy, sexy summer with (checks notes) G'nort Gneesmacher and some swimsuits...?!?
    9. Watch the Our Flag Means Death panel with Kristian Nairn, Con O' Neill, and Nathan Foad from MCM London 2023
    10. Watch the full Harvey Guillén spotlight panel from Emerald City Comic Con- FREE!
    11. The tragedy of Funnyman: How the the creators of Superman tried to make lightning strike twice
    12. How Jason Aaron's Thor comics changed the God of Thunder forever
    13. 20th century boys: the (temporary) end of the superhero set
    1. Maia Kobabe, in eir own words: The Gender Queer cartoonist talks about life and comics
    2. How Secret Wars issue 2 changed Jae Lee's life
    3. Marvel's Avengers relaunch sees the return of a major big bad (but he might be here to help)
    4. Bridgerton's Queen Charlotte continues to outperform everything else on Netflix
    5. Remember Batman and Superman's first meeting? Turns out you don't, as DC is revealing it this fall in a retcon centered on a "secret loss"
    6. DC Comics' architect Joshua Williamson chats Knight Terrors on Enter The Popverse
    7. Why would Marvel spoil its own comics weeks ahead of release?
    8. Spider-Man Burger King: Marvel's Miles Morales has taken over select BKs across the world ahead of the second Spider-Verse movie
    9. Batman and Spider-Man artist Jorge Molina is the spotlight of a new career retrospective book
    10. Game of Thrones: Everything we know (so far) about The Winds of Winter
    11. IDW layoffs: April "reset" now confirmed to include 32 (not the originally announced 28) fired employees
    1. Marvel warns fans to avoid Amazing Spider-Man spoilers, then officially confirms them hours later
    2. A magical partnership: Evan Narcisse & Charles Stewart III talk Static Team-Up: Anansi
    3. Inside the IDW layoffs and "reset": How a company went from making "a shit-ton of money" to worrying about bankruptcy
    4. Speed kills: How Titans continues Wally West’s string of tragedies
    5. Learn about how to make your own library comic convention (with help from Chicago librarians!)
    6. The 10 best Spider-Man stories you'll find in Marvel comic books
    1. DC's 'We Are Legends' line puts Asian heroes at the heart of the DCU with three new miniseries
    2. DSTLRY: Everything to know about the new publisher from the men behind Comixology
    3. Thor flies back into comic books this August in new Immortal Thor series
    4. Deadman has sympathy for DC's newest megavillian Insomnia as Knight Terrors unfolds
    5. RuPaul's DragCon 2023: Catch the best looks
    6. If you like Calvin and Hobbes, you will love these comics recommendations
    7. Crunchyroll anime: The 10 best anime movies and TV shows to stream now on Crunchyroll
    1. How Gene Luen Yang brought Shang-Chi in line with the Marvel way of being a hero
    2. What to eat while you're at Comic-Con International: San Diego
    3. Legend of Zelda: When are we getting a Link and Zelda movie? We even asked the voice of Zelda!
    4. The "final" Fast & Furious movie is now no longer the final movie (because of course it isn't)
    5. Doomsday (and Bloodwynd) are returning to the DC Universe this summer
    6. What are we all enjoying this weekend?
    7. Guardians of the Galaxy writer says things are going from "bad to much, much worse" with fall of Groot storyline
    8. Zelda herself, voice actor Patricia Summersett, talks about Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
    9. The Marvel multiverse: 10 alternate Marvel universes that aren't Ultimate, but are still Awesome
    1. Marvel's New Mutants saved his life, and now Bishop is healing it: Veteran TV writer J. Holtham on his journey with the X-Men
    2. Hit comic Barbaric returns with spin-off series Queen of Swords, and we have a 18-page preview
    3. DC is advertising 'Dawn of DC' comic books on national TV
    4. Good Omens: David Tennant shares his favorite Crowley looks ahead of season 2
    5. Upstart new comics publisher DSTLRY sets up distribution deals for comic shops & bookstores
    1. "It's all about the condition": A peek into Star Wars trading cards with someone who has been collecting them since the '70s
    2. Justice League x RWBY stars descend upon this week's Enter the Popverse!
    3. Marvel really wants you to think Mary Jane will die in May 31’s Amazing Spider-Man #26
    4. Manga on mobile phones is getting easier, as Kodansha's K Manga app launches with 350+ titles and 60 ongoing series
    5. Watch the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba panel from New York Comic Con 2022!
    1. The secrets and surprises of Shuna’s Journey, Miyazaki’s rediscovered classic
    2. WGA's 2023 strike has already hit three Marvel projects, but could the impact go even wider for the MCU?
    3. Marvel's Fall of X launches seven new series this summer, and here's what you need to know
    4. X-Men's Jean Grey gets her own solo book, with a familiar writer: Louise Simonson
    5. Small steps, great leaps: A Gene Luen Yang reading guide
    6. Manga fans rejoice! VIZ Media has a shiny new manga mobile app with day-and-date release concurrent with manga's Japan debut
    7. Critical Role, BBC's Ghosts, Baldur's Gate, & more: Watch 30+ panels from London's MCM Comic Con October 2023!
    8. Death in DC: Inside DC’s new magic trick for superhero deaths
    9. We've just made it easier for you to keep up with your favourite things
    1. The Star Wars timeline: Why does Lucasfilm have to make it so confusing?
    2. How Ke Huy Quan was convinced to do Disney+'s American Born Chinese, according to Gene Luen Yang
    3. The Incal's wolf mercenary Kill Wolfhead goes solo in new OGN by Brandon Thomas and Pete Woods
    4. Marvel's Summer of Symbiotes: Breaking down the new and unusual symbiotes Marvel is introducing this summer
    5. Inside Maia Kobabe's next big book: Saachi's Stories with Lucky Srikumar at Scholastic's Graphix
    6. Guardians' James Gunn once planned at "shepherding the future of the Marvel cosmic universe"... what happened?
    1. Guardians of the Galaxy: How to watch all the Marvel Studios cosmic superteam's movies (and more) in chronological and release order
    1. Marvel's Fall of the X-Men event, G.O.D.S., and more set-up in spoiler-filled Free Comic Book Day special
    2. Bay Area comic convention SiliCon cancels this year's event due to "financial hardship"
    3. Free Comic Book Day 2023: How (and where) to get free comic books from Marvel, DC, Scholastic, and more
    4. Marvel's Free Comic Book Day special reveals what's next with Ultimate Invasion, Spider-Man, and more
    5. DC’s Knight Terrors: Everything you need to know about the upcoming DC event as spelled out with Free Comic Book Day
    1. Why the Guardians feel more inspired by Abnett and Lanning than ever in James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
    2. IDW Publishing names Maggie Howell as the Group Editor of original content
    3. 30+ year comics publishing executive Jim Sokolowski is now a free agent, as he leaves his Dynamite VP/Associate Pubisher role
    4. What are we all enjoying this weekend?
    5. Free Comic Book Day: Not every comic is for everyone (and that's a good thing)
    6. Los Angeles Comic Con boasts it beat all its area competitors to be the biggest in the LA area
    7. DC's original Green Lantern, first Flash, and the Golden Age Sandman all get their own solo books this fall
    8. Friday the 13th watch order: How to bring Jason to your movie marathon
    9. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3: Why that post-credit scene works so well
    10. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3: Wait, who's that in the mid-credit sequence?
    11. Guardians 3: The trailers, the cast, the plot, the release dates, and more for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
    12. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3: What to make of that end caption
    1. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 ending explained
    2. Get to know Howard the Duck with our reading guide
    3. Phyla-Vell: A guide to Marvel's cosmic superhero, her origins, and powers
    4. ReedPop VP (and Popverse co-founder) Mike Armstrong is exiting the company after nearly 14 years
    5. Cosplay Jedi from The High Republic to the Rebel Alliance to celebrate Star Wars Day
    6. Rocket: Everything you need to know about the finest Guardian of the Galaxy of them all
    7. Cosmo the Space Dog: Get to know the breakout star of Marvel Studios' Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
    8. High Evolutionary: Everything we know about Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3's big bad guy
    9. Adam Warlock: Everything you need to know about the new Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 hero
    10. DC's Missing In Action: Looking at the big DC superhero franchises missing so far in 'Dawn of DC'
    1. What if a comic convention focused exclusively on comic art? One does, and its Italy's Lake Como Comic Art Festival
    2. IDW Publishing names Heather Antos to lead licensed comics line
    3. Jim Lee promoted to president of DC
    4. DC's Flash writer Jeremy Adams joins Enter the Popverse
    5. IDW Publishing's company "reset" includes a new editor-in-chief, two new publishers, and more
    6. Groot's roots; Marvel shares the untold story of Groot's early days (Baby Groot before Baby Groot)
    7. Watch the Smallville's Michael Rosenbaum, Kristin Kreuk, Erica Durance, and John Glover reunite and reminisce about the fondly-remembered DC Superman show
    8. Spider-Man: Ranking all the amazing actors who have played Marvel's wallcrawler
    1. Knight Terrors: DC's lead writer Joshua Williamson dives into the superhero horror event of the summer
    2. DC celebrates AAPI Heritage Month 2023 by launching new Legends into the DCU
    3. Through the looking glass: Batman’s odyssey through the multiverse finally brings him home
    4. I have been to Camp Endor, and I am here to tell you that you do not want to go to Camp Endor
    1. Three big differences between Marvel and DC event series
    2. Yes, there's an F-bomb in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
    3. IDW woke up to news its bank had failed, but US banking officials saved the day
    4. Marvel Comics celebrates AAPI Heritage in May with new back-ups and a new series for Spider-Man's Silk
    5. The secret to comic retail? Know what your audience is looking for
    6. When is the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 release date?
    7. Guardians 3: Details on the post-credits and mid-credits scene in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
    8. Guardians 3: What is on the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 soundtrack?
    9. Guardians: Will there be a sequel to Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3?
    10. Guardians 3: What should I watch ahead of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3?
    11. Guardians 3: James Gunn and the other major creators and crew behind Marvel Studios' Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
    12. Guardians 3: The story of Marvel Studios' Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
    13. Guardians 3: Who is the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 cast?
    14. Guardians 3: All the big trailers for Marvel Studios' Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
    15. Star Trek: Day of Blood is a "lost episode" crossing over multiple generations, says creators