HELLLLOOO MIDTOWN BLOG-OMANIAC! Raph here, and I’m going to talk about something that escapes people’s attention sometimes, sci-fi comics!
I love science fiction, and I think people may forget that superhero comics are science fiction comics. Superman is an alien, Batman and Iron Man have expensive gadgets, and the X-Men are genetically enhanced. There’s a certain magic and mythology to superheroes, but there is also a rational and scientific explanation for most of what goes on in comics (I still don’t know where Beppo the Super Monkey comes from). So to celebrate, here are 5 sci-fi comics you should be reading!
Welcome to the penultimate installment of C.C. Banana’s adventures at the 2011 New York Comic Con! Today the Banana (in the guise of Wolverine) takes on the smokin’ hot David Finch. As with his earlier interviews with artists Cully Hamner and Geof Darrow, it starts off serious but then takes a few unexpected turns! Luckily, David takes it all in stride and doesn’t let the Banana get under his skin.
This week DC’s The Source Blog revealed the Francis Portela variant cover to THE FLASH #12, which will be the series last issue. The issue will run directly into the upcoming FLASHPOINT event. This cover seems to promises a major cliffhanger. What do you think?
Superman vs. Flash! We’ve always wanted to know who would really win this epic race. This week SUPERMAN #709 hit shelves. Could it finally provide us with an answer that could put the geek feuds to rest? Find out…