Chris M. Arnone

Chris was weaned on comic books and Hardy Boys novels, finding his first literary love in Lord of the Flies, and lasting love through Ray Bradbury. He reads and writes nerdy fiction in equal parts with literary fiction and poetry these days, but his imagination still leans toward the magical. He also performs on many stages in Kansas City, where he lives with his wife Christy and their cats. ​

What is DC’s Dark Crisis?

We're in the middle of another big crossover event in DC Comics: Dark Crisis. So, what is DC's Dark Crisis?

A Tale of Two Thors: Jane Foster vs. Thor Odinson

Thor: Love and Thunder is coming to theaters soon, with Jane Foster wielding Mjolnir. Jane Foster vs Thor Odinson. What's the difference?

DC Pride is More Than Virtue Signaling

When so many large corporations barely engage in Pride Month, tossing around meaningless rainbows, DC Pride is more than virtue signaling.

What is the Point of What If…? in the Marvel Universe?

Marvel Comics' What If…? began decades ago as a new way to tell unlikely stories, but how does it serve the Marvel Universe now?

10 of the Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Out in June

From a middle grade robot adventure to a queer YA SFF anthology, and a silkpunk epic, here are the SFF books out this month you need to read, including The City Inside by Samit Basu.

11 Comic Villains Becoming Heroes

The pages of comic books are filled with colorful heroes and villains. Sometimes heroes become villains. Sometimes villains become heroes.

The Best Comics of All Time

Fantastic funny pages incoming! From comic books to comic memoirs to manga, here are the greatest comics of all time, like American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang.

8 Mandatory Multiverse Comics To Read No Matter What Timeline You Live In

Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness is upon us. Here are that absolutely mandatory multiverse comics for you to read, including Spider-Verse by Dan Slott and Olivier Coipel.

What is Prose Poetry?

Prose and poetry seem like opposites, when in fact, prose poetry is its own form. So what is prose poetry?

No More Evil Superman Stories, Please

Superman, the Man of Steel, has long been one of the paragons of comic books. But it's time to say: no more evil Superman stories, please.