Antiheroes are just dicks who act in self-interest; heroes are the guys who actually get shit done.
What satisfaction do you really get from being the Batman, when his gadgets do all the detective work?
Alexander Eudier looks at the West's benevolence towards Africa by photographing people dressed up as Marvel characters.
To be a white terrorist in American cinema is to enjoy a very basic right: to be complicated, to be messy, to be human.
Rocksteady's climax to the Arkham trilogy is all about mind over matter when it comes to its compelling narrative.
Rocksteady's Arkham climax is a character study of twisted excellence.
Rocksteady Studios' Arkham series ends with Batman: Arkham Knight, out this week. But if you want to explore the Bat's story further, here's where to start.
Developers have long been influenced by the world of comics—but in recent years that relationship has reversed, with comics taking cues from video games.
You're Superman, hooray! Only, a garden-variety thug just killed you. That ain't right.
Sony's Project Morpheus, Batman, and Battlefront bring the industry conference to a big-budget climax.
Rocksteady's final chapter in its Arkham trilogy is bigger than any previous Batman game—but will it make its size count?
For years, games based on films were terrible. But then came quite the sea change.
"I think that in the geek community as a whole, we're going through growing pains."
Anita Sarkeesian isn't taking your games away, but she does have ideas on what they should be in the future.
Anthropologist David Graeber followed up his international best seller Debt: The First 5000 Years with an attack on capitalism's love affair with bureaucracy, asking why our lives revolve around forms, fines, and threats.
Vigilante is a superhero and he needs a sidekick, but all the hopeful talent is sorely wanting.
Despite some people thinking Comic-Con is the worst place ever, it's actually a fantastic spectacle of well-made costumes, nerd comradery, free drinks. There are free drinks!
The new Batman costume, X-Men Oculus Rift, a Fight Club 2 graphic novel, Street Fighter cosplay and so much more await you inside!
Print is dying. People are creating zines. Nobody will reblog my Tumblr post. Light the Bat-Signal, Commissioner Gordon! We need Batman!
Statistically, crime rates rise on Halloween night, so you can imagine the kind of mayhem the HQ of the Church of Satan—a black house centered in one of San Francisco's most conservative, pastel-lined districts—invited upon itself.
Brampton Batman takes this shit very, very seriously and tells me he's the Dark Knight even when he's not wearing an expensive replica getup. He's also, very, very polite, which is only natural since this is Canadian Batman after all.
Hello Everybody! I have two large milestones that are looming over me right now. One is that I am nearing my 100th comics column for VICE, and the other is that I turn 30 at the end of the month. I need to get rid of all the piles of books in my apartment…
Comic-Con is a special time of the year, but not just for sci-fi/fantasy enthusiasts. It's also like Christmas in July for photographers. Every eccentric within a 20 mile radius of Downtown San Diego can be seen puttering around the convention, either on
Comic-Con used to be a place to buy old comics and a nexus for the entire sci-fi/fantasy nerd culture. San Diego was one of the few places where a nerd could comfortably walk around town dressed like Mr. Spock without catching weird glances. Now, it's a f…