Avengers: Infinity War is the climax of Marvel movies from the past decade. But the Infinity gems or Infinity stones – the MacGuffins at the center of the movie – have been around since the early ’70s. Variant Comics explains the stones’ origins and abilities.
(PG-13) The future of comic books. Written, illustrated and animated by André Bergs, Protanopia is a digital comic book set during World War II. Each panel is made of layers of animated 3D models. When you tilt your iOS device, the panels’ view adjusts accordingly.
…the real answer is The Writer’s Imagination, but that’s no fun. So VariantComics ranked what they believe are the 10 most powerful weapons in comic books. Most of them will be familiar even if you’re not a comic book fan, such as the Infinity Gauntlet.
First released in 2001, Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin is a comic book retelling of the 1979 anime that launched the entertainment juggernaut we know and love. Now you can read its English version legitimately for free, thanks to manga publisher Comic Walker.
FX’s new superhero show Legion is off to a promising start. If you’d like to know about the source material of this extremely powerful but schizophrenic mutant, Variant Comics has you covered. Find out about his past, his bizarre end, and some of his thousands of powers.
Thanks to Marvel’s hit movies, more and more fans are being introduced to the hyperbolic world of superhero comic books. Variant Comics gives us casuals a look at how far the dragon balling goes with this list of the Marvel
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(Gore) CineFix compares the 1994 supernatural action flick The Crow and its source material, James O’Barr’s 1989 comic book series. While both are about coping with the loss of a loved one, the movie takes a more conventional approach to the hero’s journey.
Imagine LeBron James, Steph Curry and Kevin Durant starting their own pro basketball league. That’s what happened with Image Comics. The rebellion did not go as smoothly as YouTuber kaptainkristian makes it out to be, but it’s still an incredible success story.
While Zack Snyder’s big screen version wasn’t exactly the recipient of fan or critical praise, Kaptain Kristian reminds us just how difficult it was to transform Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ classic comic, which took advantage of the medium in ways a film could never do.
Marvel hired freehand phenom Kim Jung Gi to make a large illustration depicting its heroes fighting each other. The artwork will be split into eight and used as variant covers for the upcoming Civil War II comics, which will be released this June. Hi-res image here.
David Boswell’s Reid Fleming, the World’s Toughest Milkman, was a popular comic book during the ’80s. In 1987, Warner Bros. bought its movie rights but rejected Boswell’s script. Charlie Tyrell’s feisty documentary gives us an insider’s look at what happened.
This year’s edition is packed with over 350 pages of work from established and up-and-coming writers and artists. There’s something for everyone from cheerful romance, to dark tales of woe. We rather enjoyed the chapter intros, drawn by editor Jonathan Lethem.