While most political seasons can get a little quiet between election cycles (though not lately), Ryan Murphy and series lead Ben Platt hope viewers comes out to vote with their eyeballs when political comedy The Politician premieres on Netflix on September 27. The American Horror Story co-creator will write, showrun, and executive produce the one-hour […]
People are always complaining that there aren’t enough politics in comics. What’s that? You’re telling me people are actually complaining that there is too much politics in comics? Nah. That would be too stupid to anyone who’s ever read one and can’t possibly be true. So we’re going to assume people are always complaining there […]
On the lucky 13th episode of NBC‘s Saturday Night Live‘s 44th season (let that sink in for a second), viewers were treated to host Don Cheadle (Black Monday), and musical guest Gary Clark Jr. belting out “Pearl Cadillac” and “This Land.” That host/musical combo act alone would be enough to make for a great episode – but […]
The worlds of comic books and international politics continue to collide thanks to a dispute between the U.S. Department of Treasury and Congressional Democrats over the sale of stock in RatPac-Dune, one of the Hollywood production companies behind such films as Wonder Woman, Suicide Squad, Batman v. Superman, and X-Men: The Last Stand. Democrats including […]
On HBO‘s Real Time with Bill Maher, host/comedian Bill Maher rarely revisits or responds to a subject in a short time, but he responded to the pushback he received following insensitive comments made when asked to respond to the death of comics great Stan Lee on a November 2018 edition of his show. And he […]
Self-appointed “voice of the people,” self-proclaimed “woke” sexagenarian, and host of HBO‘s long-running late-night political “yuk-yuk” fest Real Time with Bill Maher Bill Maher continues his one-man campaign to be “The Smartest Guy in the Room” – and make sure each and every person within earshot of him doesn’t forget it, gosh darn it! Except […]
Vampires are coming to Trump country in a new series from AfterShock Comics in March! Tim Seeley and Corin Howell are teaming up to create the new series Dark Red, which follows a vampire living in rural America. In an EX-X-XCLUSIVE interview with THR, Seeley explains what’s going on with protagonist Chip Ipswich: He has to […]
Revealed in their March solicitations today, Marvel is planning a hardcover collection for next year called Marvel Comics: The World Outside Your Window, celebrating Marvel’s commitment to putting politics in comics. But in a revelation that may shock you, further research shows that Marvel may have been putting politics in their comics all along, since […]
Uh oh! The Fantastic Four is about to get political in March, according to the recently released Marvel solicitations! Fantastic Four #8 features the Fantastic Four invading the sovereign nation of Latveria, disrupting the country’s rightful ruler Victor Von Doom in his quest to bring peace and prosperity to the country. Didn’t the Fantastic Four […]
Ryan Murphy‘s campaign for Netflix‘s The Politician has picked up a new “voter” in the form of American Horror Story‘s Dylan McDermott – who revealed during an interview with Sirius XM that Mad Men alumna January Jones would also be coming aboard the series as his wife. McDermott and Jones join a cast that includes Ben Platt (Dear Evan […]
We already know that Namor the Submariner is an fervent environmentalist, but the King of Atlantis’s affinity for liberal politics knows no bounds. In next week’s The Best Defense: Namor, Namor endures an argument with his xenophobic advisors over his plans to allow exiled ethnic group the Vodani into Atlantis… But regardless of their objections, […]
The number of phrases which can be said that open with the preface of “Only in San Francisco” is by no means limited. Now it seems there’s at least one more that can be added to that list – the use of Dungeons & Dragons dice to help validate local election results. In a newly […]
Now that the White House Correspondents’Association (WHCA) is taking a pass on a comedian hosting-performing at next year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner (WHCD), is it possible that President Donald Trump might actually attend? In a tweet that also attempted to throw shade at last year’s host Michelle Wolf (The Daily Show), Trump praised the media organization […]
Reversing their decision on Friday to revoke the correspondent’s press credentials once a temporary restraining order granted by Judge Timothy J. Kelly expired, The White House sent CNN‘s Jim Acosta a letter on Monday informing him that his press access was restored as well as outlining new rules for reporters. Some of the rules outlined in […]
In Weapon X #25, Sabretooth is beheaded by the demon Azazel and sent to hell, where he wanted to go as part of Weapon X-Force’s mission to take down the newly demonic Rev. William Stryker. But where he ends up isn’t a fiery pit of despair; well, it isn’t fiery, at least. For Sabretooth, who […]
***UPDATE*** Thirteen news groups/organizations have signed on to the following statement in support of CNN, including: The Associated Press, Bloomberg, Fox News, The Washington Post, First Look Media Works, Inc., Gannett, National Press Club Journalism Institute, NBC News, The New York Times, Politico, Press Freedom Defense Fund, E.W. Scripps Company, and USA Today Network: “Whether the news […]
To say that 2018’s congressional midterm elections has the intensity of a Presidential electon would be as big an understatement as the use of the word “intensity” to describe this year’s campaign cycle. With lies and efforts at misdirection flying fast and furious in the faces of voters everywhere – in a nation that feels […]
This Union Jack short story from 1990 explores political themes accross the pond decades before comics got so "political."
The former Republican president of the United States was not treated very respectfully in this chapter of a Wonder Man story from 1990.
When Spider-Man met the vivsectionists in this short story from 1990, he knew that sometimes the right thing isn't always the legal thing.