Clint Bench was born with with a congenital deformity that prevented his arms from fully forming. That didn't stop him from going to college, getting married, having children or from riding roller coasters at Six Flags Over Texas. He's done pretty much all of them: Batman, the Texas Giant, the Flash ... More >>
Danny FulgencioRoberto Aguirre-Sacasa, playwright and Big Love staff writer, at the Dallas Theater Center during Superman rehearsals last yearSpider-Man: Turn Off the Dark hasn't officially opened yet on Broadway; due date's still a month away. Still, it's considered The Most Amazing, Spectacula ... More >>
Dallas Independent School DistrictFrom Mayor Tom's Back to School Fair press conference Thursday, your Sunday-morning caption contestantSome random notes while I attempt to get myself out of a murky land deal:Dallas Theater Center's revisal of It's a Bird ... It's a Plane ... It's Superman closes ... More >>
If this week's cover story on Dallas Theater Center's revisal of the 1966 Broadway smash flop It's a Bird ... It's a Plane ... It's Superman! isn't enough to make you want to see what Kevin Moriarty, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Charles Strouse and Lee Adams have done to the singing Last Son of Krypto ... More >>
A few days ago, Brad Oldham sent over a Traveling Man cuff bracelet -- based, of course, upon the sculpture series he and Brandon Oldenburg created for the Deep Ellum Green Line stops -- which he's selling through his StackNWear site. I called to thank him and see if, well, maybe we couldn't find ... More >>
Matthew Vaughn hacks at Neil Gaiman's fantasy wonderlandBy Robert Wilonsky
Shakespeare and DC Comics go head to head
You'll swear you've seen this Superman somewhere before
The Dark Knight's origin story can't overcome its Baleful side
Reeves is back in black (trench coat), and there's more hell to pay
DC Comics in a Crisis
Neil Gaiman returns to his influential, beloved Sandman
Part Disney, part Barnum, the man who saved comics is all Stan Lee
A decade ago, Vertigo started a revolution by making comics for adults
Comics team leaves behind the same-ol'-same-ol'
Hanks and Newman are on the bloody and brilliant Road to Perdition
Grant Morrison's the best writer in comics--and maybe the oddest
Spider-Man slings pop mythology for the masses
Out of financial and creative bankruptcy, Marvel Comics is mighty once more
15 years later, Frank Miller once more dons Batman's cape and cowl
Only the most dedicated fanboy will find much to like about the Justice League
The guest list at the Bat-Con Comic & Toy Expo will still wet Underoos
On September 11, the world needed superheroes. It found them not in comic books, but in real life.
Can superheroes and alternative comic authors really get along?
Marvel Comics isn't going to give up Captain America without a fight
Director Darren Aronofsky makes films that resemble himself: smart and abrasive
In ABBA's old studio, Elvis Costello and Anne Sofie von Otter reinterpret pop music history
The man who created Josie and the Pussycats can't understand why his girls don't belong to him
Bruce Willis is the unwilling superhero in Shyamalan's dazzling comic book
Creator of Wonder Boys and supermen, Michael Chabon is a literary hero
Creatively, comic books are healthier than they've ever been. So why is everyone rushing to bury the industry?
Sandman author Neil Gaiman finds magic in the damnedest place
Or: How do you bring a comic book to life without killing a superhero?
Alex Ross, painter of supermen and superwomen, makes it easy to believe in heroes
Wonder women; Cool Kidd; Give it a rest
DC Comics places its superheroes in the RealWorlds
Death of Rockadelic co-owner leaves a scene in the lurch