“gnaw at the very roots of Batman’s being, fuck up the private lives of his friends and relatives, make him doubt his raison d’etre, set his postal district on fire and blow up his cave.”
DC Comics has lost one of its most influential tastemakers with the news that executive editor Karen Berger will be stepping down.
“Both dinosaurs and aliens can be seen as representatives of where we are as people right now.”
Billions of dollars change hands in the comics game, which now stretches from last century’s pamphlets and graphic novels to today’s immersive videogames and popcorn blockbusters. The venerable DC Comics […]
“I decided to treat John Lennon as a god.”
From the peerless Stephen Colbert to the fractal Grant Morrison, there were stellar reasons to celebrate 2009. I compiled a bunch for Wired over the holiday. Eat up!
Its revolutionary mix of geopolitics, sci-fi and psychedelia has influenced not just television, but also music, comics, film and more.
The movie took cyberfiction staples like those found in William Gibson’s Sprawl trilogy and mashed them together with anime, wire-fu, postmodernism, metaphysics, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Jean Baudrillard’s Simulacra and Simulations, and a torrent of other texts and contexts.