Brian Bendis and David Walker Talk About How Their Friendship Created DC Comics’ Newest Superhero

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For two decades, even after becoming friends, Brian Michael Bendis and David Walker worked in parallel spaces. This week, with the release of their new comic Naomi, the world gets to see what happens when two comics writers with very different backgrounds come together to create a new superhero story.

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The Everyday Weirdness of Xombi, One of the Most Under-Appreciated Comics Ever Made

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In the mid-1990s, David Kim lived in a world where bicycle piranha would secretly feast on chained-up two-wheelers. He fought against incarnations of misdirected rage and rode in elevators where you had to read stories aloud to get to the right floor. He was the main character of Xombi, a comic about an unkillable…

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The Joker Looks Sicker Than Ever, Thanks to a Hollywood Legend

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The Joker has gone through dozens of different looks over the last 70-odd years, with artists making him more horrific or cartoony as they re-imagine him. With a new bust depicting the Clown Prince of Crime, special effects make-up master Rick Baker joins the roster of creators who’ve tackled the DC Comics villain. Of…

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