Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week (or thereabouts) in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. This is the italicized intro to that ... More >>
LeBron James is joining the ranks of Wolverine, Captain America and Spider-Man. He's getting his own Marvel comic book. The publishing company has teamed up with (new Disney corporate cousin) ESPN to produce a special one-off issue of a LeBron comic that will be inserted into the next issue of the E ... More >>
Click to enlarge.It's a comic about "Blackman," an Overtown superhero with powers inspired by African myth. The character's nickname: the Colored Crusader. And it's conceived and drawn by a white guy. Yeah, we cringed too.
The Oscar nominations came out this morning. There were some surprises, but as virtually everyone expected, Mickey Rourke got a nod for best lead actor for his role in The Wrestler. What started as a local hook for covering awards-show nonsense has turned into quite a saga detailing Rourke's strange ... More >>
The Unborn raids the modern horror memory bank, from The Exorcist to Auschwitz
Punisher: War Zone kicks ass. And then it kicks some more ass.
In the shadow of Iron Man, the latest from Marvel can't live up to its billing.
A gallery burns and Lowbrow work is lost forever.
Ghost Rider will drive you up the wall
DVD releases for the week of January 23, 2007
Neil and Chris were never being boring
DVD releases for the week of February 21, 2006
The Dark Knight's origin story can't overcome its Baleful side
Some interesting horror flicks, a couple of relationship movies, and plenty of action save summer from sequels
Blade confronts the ultimate vampire, and geeks everywhere rejoice
Spider-Man swings in this touching, thrilling, superior sequel
The latest comic-book movie might just kill you
A decade ago, Vertigo started a revolution by making comics for adults
Grant Morrison's the best writer in comics--and maybe the oddest
Super she-dawgs Bitch and Animal rescue our favorite female parts
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
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
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
Why do women in comics become Women in Refrigerators?
Fatman and slobbin'
The works of B-movie moguls like Herschell Gordon Lewis and Doris Wishman are so bad they're good. And they've become a permanent part of Florida film lore.