Category: Features

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("The Harsh Light of Day" / "Fear, Itself")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“The Harsh Light of Day” / “Fear, Itself”)

Buffy suffers her first heartbreak at the hands of a human suitor, Xander gains an unlikely lady friend, and the gang tries to survive a real-life haunted house.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("The Freshman" / "Living Conditions")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“The Freshman” / “Living Conditions”)

Adjusting to college life is a challenge for any young woman, but it’s especially trying when you attend school on a Hellmouth, as our plucky heroine finds out in the first two episodes of Season Four.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Graduation Day, Part 1 & 2")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Graduation Day, Part 1 & 2″)

Buffy recruits the entire Sunnydale High graduating class for a final epic showdown with a “fully ascended” Mayor Wilkins in this thrilling two-part season finale.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Choices" / "The Prom")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Choices” / “The Prom”)

As the final showdown with the Mayor draws closer, Buffy and Angel ponder their future together and Sunnydale’s Class of ’99 pays some long-overdue tribute to their native vampire slayer.

Op/Ed: A Tale of Two Geoff’s

Op/Ed: A Tale of Two Geoff’s

Geoff Johns is one of DC’s top writers and is the man behind Forever Evil. Kelly Harrass takes a look at two recent Johns comics and examines the bipolar nature of the quality of Johns’ work.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Enemies" / "Earshot")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Enemies” / “Earshot”)

Faith gets exposed (settle down), the gang gets more information about the Mayor’s plan, and Buffy gains a temporary new power just in time to prevent a mass killing. Just a normal fortnight in the Hellmouth.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Consequences" / "Dopplegangland")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Consequences” / “Dopplegangland”)

Faith and Willow drift towards the dark side in these two episodes, but only one of them comes back.

2014 PoP!ples Choice Awards Winners!

2014 PoP!ples Choice Awards Winners!

The polls are closed, and across fifteen categories, The PoP!ulation made their voices heard in regards to the best stuff from the past year. Did your favorites take home a Paige O. Pannell statuette?

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("The Zeppo" / "Bad Girls")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“The Zeppo” / “Bad Girls”)

The plot thickens and the stakes are raised, so to speak, as Season Three reaches its midway point.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Gingerbread" / "Helpless")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Gingerbread” / “Helpless”)

Buffy explores the dark history of a famous fairy tale and faces her toughest challenge as Season Three keeps picking up steam.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("The Wish" / "Amends")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“The Wish” / “Amends”)

Whedon and company provide some clever riffs on two well-known Holiday classics in these two entertaining episodes.

2014 PoP!ples Choice Awards Voting!

2014 PoP!ples Choice Awards Voting!

This year, instead of our annual PoP!ples Choice Awards ass-grab, we’re applauding the best fandom has to offer. Some things haven’t changed, however, as YOU, The PoP!ulation, get to decide the winners.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Revelations" / "Lovers Walk")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Revelations” / “Lovers Walk”)

Secrets are uncovered and old foes return in these two exciting key episodes from Season Three.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Homecoming" / "Band Candy")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Homecoming” / “Band Candy”)

While Buffy struggles with reintegrating herself into the life of a high school student, an unexpected enemy emerges from the shadows.

PoP! Interview: Wendy & Richard Pini of 'Elfquest'

PoP! Interview: Wendy & Richard Pini of ‘Elfquest’

One of the original and biggest independent titles in comics history is returning in a big way. Panels on Pages talks to Wendy and Richard Pini about the return of ‘Elfquest’, the move to Dark Horse, and the future of the longest running independent fantasy series in comics history.

Op/Ed: This Isn’t What We Want, WWE

Op/Ed: This Isn’t What We Want, WWE

The outcome of the 2014 Royal Rumble made it into one of the most infuriating wrestling events in recent memory. Where did the WWE go wrong and what should the fans do about it?

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Faith, Hope, and Trick" / "Beauty and the Beasts")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Faith, Hope, and Trick” / “Beauty and the Beasts”)

Buffy returns to school and gets some new additions to her supporting cast…and one returning character.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Anne" / "Dead Man's Party")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Anne” / “Dead Man’s Party”)

Season 3 stumbles a bit out of the gate but quickly picks itself up as Buffy returns to Sunnydale to face her demons, both literal and figurative.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Becoming, Parts 1 & 2")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Becoming, Parts 1 & 2″)

As expected, the awesome second season of BtVS ends in dramatic fashion with our beloved heroine once again fighting to prevent a world-ending catastrophe, only this time…It’s Personal!

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("I Only Have Eyes For You" / "Go Fish")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“I Only Have Eyes For You” / “Go Fish”)

The Scooby Gang faces a heartbroken spirit and a team of Gill Men in this winning pair of Season Two episodes.

The 11 Best Movies of 2013 - Re-enacted with Action Figures

The 11 Best Movies of 2013 – Re-enacted with Action Figures

PoP!ulation member Chris Ward took to social media this past Sunday to give his reviews of some of the best films released in 2013…using only his action figure collection.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Passion," "Killed By Death")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Passion,” “Killed By Death”)

Whedon and Company continue to pile on the heartbreak as a series regular bites the dust. Plus, yet another reason to be freaked out by hospitals.

24 Hours of NETFLIX-MAS, Vol. II!

24 Hours of NETFLIX-MAS, Vol. II!

It’s that time of year again, as PoP! brings you another unique 24 hours of holiday programming straight from the world’s favorite streaming service, Netflix! It’s 24 Hours of NETFLIX-MAS, Volume II!

Report: Comics News Sites are Bad at News

Report: Comics News Sites are Bad at News

The golden rule should be “Just because you saw it on the internet doesn’t mean it’s true.” Even so, one should be able to expect some semblance of credibility from so-called news outlets, even in a niche market.

The 10 Best Albums of 2013

The 10 Best Albums of 2013

2013 was a great year for music. A lot of awesome stuff came out. So what if we were to take ten of the best albums and rank them? Has anybody thought to do that before? Panels on Pages breaks new ground in year end articles with this TOP 10 LIST!

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Phases" / "Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Phases” / “Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered”)

Werewolves and witchcraft abound in these substantially fun episodes from Season Two.

The Complete Grendel Saga – Part 3

The Complete Grendel Saga – Part 3

The final chapter in Pop!’s look at The Devil includes the very beginnings of Grendel, stories yet to be collected set in the time of Orion and Jupiter, and Batman’s fateful meetings with not one, but two Grendels. History awaits inside.

PoP!'s Last Minute Geek Gift Guide!

PoP!’s Last Minute Geek Gift Guide!

PoP! Quiz, Hotshot: It’s 10 days until X-Mas, and you’ve still got a list of family, friends, co-workers & acquaintances that you feel obligated to purchase gifts for. WHAT DO YOU DO!?

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Surprise" / "Innocence")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Surprise” / “Innocence”)

After a season and a half of sexual tension, Buffy and Angel finally get it on…with decidedly tragic results.

The Complete Grendel Saga – Part 2

The Complete Grendel Saga – Part 2

PoP!’s comprehensive look back on 30 years of Grendel continues as the series takes a dramatic turn. This week: Grendel challenges a vampire-ridden Vatican and then takes over the world, and the series is saved after a publisher goes under. Learn more about the Devil inside.

The Problem with "The Walking Dead"

The Problem with “The Walking Dead”

With more than a few fans griping over and even jumping ship from the various incarnations of The Walking Dead, can there be a root cause to the problem? Is it something we’re even consciously aware of?

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("Ted" / "Bad Eggs")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“Ted” / “Bad Eggs”)

Despite having a high profile guest-star and paying homage to a sci-fi classic, these two standalone episodes fail to live up to the greatness of Season Two as a whole.

The Complete Grendel Saga - Part 1

The Complete Grendel Saga – Part 1

PoP! takes a comprehensive look back on 30 years of Grendel, one of the most innovative titles in independent comics history. This week: A look at the original Grendel, Hunter Rose, and his “grand-daughter,” Christine Spar. The saga begins here with one of the most popular characters in comics.

Casting Marvel’s Netflix Shows: Iron Fist and Jessica Jones

Casting Marvel’s Netflix Shows: Iron Fist and Jessica Jones

From the mystical city of K’un-L’un to the offices of Alias Investigations, the back half of Marvel’s Netflix offerings couldn’t have more different source material. Take a look at who we see as filling the fictional shoes of Rand, Jones and their pals.

It's New To Me - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER ("What's My Line, Parts 1 & 2")

It’s New To Me – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (“What’s My Line, Parts 1 & 2″)

The Scooby Gang explore their future career options and meet another Slayer in this exciting two-parter.