World Book Day is about more than just fancy dress, it's about encouraging a love of reading in children and giving them the chance to be their heroes for the day.
The new Black Panther film has a lot in common with medieval romance tales.
Cosplay and comic conventions are attracting millions of fans around the world, generating huge amounts of money and launching some interesting design careers.
The reviews are coming in pretty harsh for Justice League. If Superman is awesome and Batman is awesome and Wonder Woman is awesome, shouldn’t the three of them together be thrice as awesome?
The New York Pop artist who turned dots into icons died 20 years ago.
Because they're mass-produced and written in a serialized format, comics can be seen as historical documents that reflect the political moment.
The dystopian urban future imagined in the Judge Dredd comics warns against letting technology rule our transport systems.
Still going strong in its 30th year, The Simpsons follows a strict animation style guide based on Matt Groening's own rules, and has much to teach young animators
It's the 100th anniversary of the birth of graphic novel pioneer Will Eisner.
Saving students through the medium of comics.
The Marvel superhero directly confronts a 'war on terror culture' that regards Muslim-Americans as threats.
The Riverdale gang have gone from squeaky clean 40s hijinks, to bizarre Punisher cross-overs in the 90s, to a Twin Peaks-lookalike murder mystery today.
The graphic novel has become a literary phenomenon, but the name doesn't adequately describe the medium's flexibility, diversity and potential.
The superhero film currently appears to be the closest thing to that ever-elusive cinematic holy grail: the guaranteed box office hit.
In the entertainment industry, the success or failure of a minority lead can be a referendum on whether or not to use diverse leads for future projects.
The Amazons of Greek mythology usually were seduced or subdued by male heroes. Wonder Woman finally overcomes this legacy.
It was the year of the grown-up superhero. Dark, witty and complex, superheroes on the big and small screen have – mostly – matured past mindless violence.
An inspiration for Batman and Superman has faded into obscurity. Can he experience a revival?
The flop of the Fantastic Four seems to suggest that viewers are more eager to embrace characters who reflect our inherently flawed humanity.
Marvel Comics response to the idea that the "damn feminists are ruining everything" leaves something to be desired.