At the tail end of 1984, a film from one of the medium's undisputed masters, adapting one of the great science fiction novels of all time-- hell, one of the great American novels of all time -- was released. David Lynch, adapting Frank Herbert's masterpiece, Dune! What could go wrong? Fucking every ... More >>
This week's cover story, "Professor X," profiles CU-Boulder English Professor William Kuskin and his online course, "Comic Books and Graphic Novels," which at last count had roughly 35,000 students. The class is part of CU's foray into massive open online courses, or MOOCs, a new form of online teac ... More >>
As Barack Obama was visiting CSU, where he was greeted by 13,000 supporters and an attack sign with a typo, the folks behind Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act, released a letter with an academic flavor. It features the signatures of 100-plus professors who back the measure, inclu ... More >>
The third X-Men is a charm for comic fans.
Tenderhearted mutants kick significant keister in X-2: X-Men United.
Grant Morrison's the best writer in comics--and maybe the nuttiest
Chris McQuarrie won an Oscar for Usual Suspects, to which Hollywood responded, 'Big deal.'
Marvel's mutants are a modest squad of dullards in this frustrating adaptation.