Comedian Brian Posehn will write Marvel Comics’ new Deadpool series

Here’s some exciting news for Brian Posehn and his fans: the comedian, who has never hid his fanaticism for comic books and other nerdy pursuits, has landed a gig writing for Marvel Comics! Posehn and fellow comedian Gerry Duggan and artist Tony Moore are the new creative team for Marvel’s Deadpool series (That’s Deadpool to the right). You can pick up the first issue Nov. 12 at the beginning of

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The Simpsons comic books now available for iPad and iPhone

Less than a month after wrapping up the 34-year run of his comic strip Life in Hell, Matt Groening proves that he’s not turning his back on the comic world. Fans of The Simpsons might be excited to hear about the new partnership between the digital comics platform comiXology and Groening’s Bongo Comics. Together they’re bringing The Simpsons comic book app to the iPad and iPhone. The partnership was announced

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Stephen Colbert has his doubts about the new multi-racial Spider-Man (Video)

Peter Parker has been placed in a pine box – or maybe not, but isn’t alliteration fun? Anyway, Parker has indeed kicked the can and the choice to replace him is causing quite a nerd stir on the Interwebs. A new half-Hispanic, half-Black Spider-Man makes his debut in the upcoming issue of Marvel Comics “Ultimate Fallout.” On Wednesday, Laughspin contributor Carrie Anderson delivered the scoop that part of the true

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Donald Glover is the inspiration behind the new Spider-Man

We all know and love Donald Glover for kicking musical ass as rapper Childish Gambino or kicking comedy ass as Community’s Troy (and as himself onstage). So, if you recall, it makes sense that tons of Twitterers would wage a campaign to help Glover score an audition to kick literal ass as the new Spider-Man. Sadly, the role went to Andrew Garfield. But the legend was born. As an inside

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