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  1. comics
    The Forgotten Story of Watchmen’s Unsung HeroWatchmen writer Alan Moore and artist Dave Gibbons are legends. Why not colorist John Higgins, too?
  2. a long talk
    Like It or Not, Damon Lindelof Made His Own WatchmenAnd he’s pretty sure that Alan Moore put a hex on him for doing it.
  3. sequential art
    The Comics Story That Made the Joker the Ultimate Batman FoeDenny O’Neil and Neal Adams changed the character forever.
  4. comics
    Why You Should Be Reading the X-Men Right NowWriter Jonathan Hickman is doing something magical.
  5. backstories
    The Hardest Effect I Ever Pulled Off42 filmmakers, cinematographers, and effects artists on making the impossible happen.
  6. true crime
    How Our Boys Painstakingly Re-creates an Israeli-Palestinian TragedyA new HBO miniseries looks back at the kidnappings and murders that sparked horrifically bloody battles in the summer of 2014.
  7. remembrances
    David Berman Struggled to Feel the Joy He Brought UsThe singer-songwriter passed away yesterday. He leaves a legacy of spiritual longing and fighting the darkness.
  8. timeline
    How Batman’s Alfred Went From Clueless Sidekick to Special Forces StudOver time, and through various reboots, he was given more gravitas and a skill set that comes in handy when your boss is a billionaire vigilante.
  9. i'm not tony stark
    ‘With a Box of Scraps!’: How an Iconic Marvel Cinematic Insult Came to BeSpider-Man: Far From Home actor Peter Billingsley (of A Christmas Story fame) explains what it was like to get screamed at by a shaved Jeff Bridges.
  10. sequential art
    The Six-Year Struggle to Regain Ownership of the ‘This Is Fine’ DogAfter the internet claimed the popular meme, its creator had to figure out how to take it back.
  11. sequential art
    How Vertigo Changed Comics ForeverThe influential DC Comics imprint just got canceled.
  12. superheroes
    Marvel on Netflix: What Went Wrong?The superhero TV experiment that was a victim of its own success.
  13. x-men
    Let’s Talk About the Ending of Dark PhoenixThe fizzling out of the X-Men franchise tells us a lot about superhero movies and Hollywood.
  14. sequential art
    How Magneto Became JewishAs the X-Men movie saga comes to an end with Dark Phoenix, it’s worth remembering how it began — with the darkest chapter in Jewish history.
  15. brightburn
    What We Talk About When We Talk About Evil SupermanWhat Brightburn and its comic-book ilk tell us about ourselves.
  16. joke theft
    Was Grumpy Cat’s Fame Built on a Stolen Joke?This sort of thing is sadly common for cartoonists.
  17. game of thrones
    The Many Great Whines of Game of Thrones’s Joffrey, King of Snots“Wahhh wahhh, I’m the king”: a supercut.
  18. tuca & bertie
    Tuca & Bertie’s Lisa Hanawalt on Blurring the Line Between Real and Surreal“I think it makes sense that Bertie’s phone can talk. There are boobs on buildings, but that just helps flesh out the tone of the show.”
  19. avengers: endgame
    What Will Marvel Be Without Robert Downey Jr.?The story of the MCU’s success is, in no small part, the story of the world’s love affair with the man behind Tony Stark.
  20. eurovision 2019
    If Eurovision 2019 Goes Smoothly, It’ll Be a MiracleWith Israel as host, this is almost certainly going to be one of the most controversial and tense installments of the event in its history.
  21. marvel cinematic universe
    Avengers: Endgame Writers Explain Their Vision for ‘Heavy Thor’“We didn’t go, like, ‘Let’s chunk him up, it’ll be hilarious.’”
  22. movies
    How the Russo Brothers Wrote Stan Lee’s Cameo Into Avengers: EndgameJoe and Anthony discuss Stan’s last moments on set, time travel in the multiverse, and whether they left Cap/Bucky moments on the cutting-room floor.
  23. villains week
    That Time Captain America Said ‘Hail Hydra’ and Geekdom ImplodedTwo little words opened up a Pandora’s box.
  24. vulture picks
    The 30 Best Superhero Movies Since BladeAnd why Avengers: Endgame cracks the top fifteen.
  25. marvel
    Who Was That Kid at the Avengers: Endgame Funeral?That’s right, you’ll be horrifically shocked to learn that at least one person dies in this movie.
  26. avengers: infinity war
    The Creator of Avengers Villain Thanos Has Beef With Marvel“Marvel tends to bring out the worst in me, at times,” says Jim Starlin.
  27. star wars episode ix
    But What Does the Title Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Mean?Some guesses about Episode IX’s mysterious name.
  28. movies
    Hellboy Creator Mike Mignola Almost Wishes He Hadn’t Let His Comic Character Go“It’s like watching your kid grow up and move away. They’re doing sh*t you don’t know anything about and you kinda miss when they lived in the house.”
  29. sequential art
    The Best Cartoonist You’ve Never Read Is Eight Different PeopleWhy LB Lee’s work deserves to be discovered.
  30. sequential art
    Eli Valley Is the Angriest Political Cartoonist in AmericaHis specialty has been criticism of Zionism and Israel.
  31. chat room
    Gerard Way and Steve Blackman on The Umbrella Academy’s Leap From Comics to TVThe comics writer and Netflix showrunner talk taking familial superhero trauma and a talking chimp from the page to the screen.
  32. endings
    Let’s Talk About the Ending of GlassIn the age of the superhero boom, we deserve better.
  33. comics
    Author Nnedi Okorafor Talks LaGuardia, Wakanda, and … Garfield?The sci-fi/fantasy novelist has been blazing trails in comics.
  34. most anticipated 2019
    37 Books We Can’t Wait to Read in 2019From old favorites (Ian McEwan, Zadie Smith) to new favorites (Sally Rooney, Marlon James), plus sequels to Olive Kitteridge and The Handmaid’s Tale.
  35. movies
    How First Man Faked the Moon LandingDamien Chazelle and the team behind First Man on recreating Neil Armstrong’s history-making moment, almost entirely with practical effects.
  36. batwoman
    Ruby Rose’s Batwoman Series Is Getting a PilotFire up the signal.
  37. most anticipated 2019
    50 Movies We Can’t Wait to See in 2019Brad Pitt goes to space, It returns, Greta Gerwig debuts her Little Women, and Timothée Chalamet is king.
  38. aquaman
    How James Wan Sent Aquaman UnderwaterJason Momoa’s beard hair was a technical nightmare.
  39. aquaman
    What to Know About Justice League Before Seeing AquamanA recap of the character’s cinematic story so far.
  40. roma
    Roma’s Professor Zovek Was a Real, Completely Bizarre GuyHe was briefly famous, then possibly assassinated.
  41. best of 2018
    The 10 Best Superhero Stories of 2018Featuring Black Panther, multiple iterations of Spider-Man, Mister Miracle, the X-Men, and more.
  42. movies
    The Best Movies You Can’t See (Yet)The 2018 Black List is a look inside the minds of Hollywood’s next great screenwriters. We turned five of their scripts into comics.
  43. roll clip!
    Watch the First 4 Minutes of Runaways Season TwoThey’re finally running away.
  44. spider-man
    Is There a Jewish Spider-Man in Into the Spider-Verse? An InvestigationWe asked the directors.
  45. spider-man
    Into the Spider-Verse’s Credits Scene, ExplainedYou’ll be shocked to hear who shows up to do a voice.
  46. spider-man
    Is Miles Morales Finally Getting His Due As Spider-Man?Even his biggest fans often don’t like his stories.
  47. tis the season
    Why Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Made a Holiday EpisodeAnd why showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa put the nix on Krampus in the Netflix show’s ode to Christmas horror.
  48. superheroes
    Spider-Ham’s Very Unkosher Journey From Joke to Spider-Verse Co-starPeter Porker’s backstory is as bizarre as you’d hope it would be.
  49. oral histories
    An Oral History of The Dark Knight’s Pencil TrickNo CGI, but a few bouts of unconsciousness.
  50. best of 2018
    The 10 Best Comics of 2018Featuring Jason Lutes’s Berlin, Nick Drnaso’s Sabrina, Jen Wang’s The Prince and the Dressmaker, and more.
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