Richard Newby

Richard Newby is an author and pop culture journalist covering film, television, comic books, and horror. His coverage has appeared at The Hollywood Reporter, The New York Times, and Fangoria. He resides in Columbus, Ohio, with his wife and son, along with their cat and dog.

Let There Be...

29 years ago, Marvel unleashed Spider-Man’s scariest enemy ever

It may not be the best Spider-Man comic event, but it reveals a lot about Marvel in the early ‘90s.

47 years ago, Marvel turned its biggest failure into an unstoppable juggernaut

The X-Men were on life support. This comic gave mutantkind a second chance.

Hush-Hush
The Inverse Interview

How Ti West became horror’s X factor

The man behind A24’s surprising new slasher on returning to movies and his secret X prequel.

Inversus

Batman vs. Moon Knight: Who wins the DC/Marvel battle for the ages?

Marvel and DC's vengeance-obsessed crimefighters have a lot in common, but who would win in a fight? Here's the definitive breakdown of Batman vs. Moon Knight.

Retrospective
Retrospective
The Gutter
Retrospective
The Gutter

Should the MCU’s Reed Richards be a jerk?

You don’t get to be the world’s smartest man without pissing off a few million people.

Entertainment
The Inverse Interview

Adrien Brody comes clean

Oscar-winner Adrien Brody talks about writing, producing, starring in, and co-writing his latest film, Clean.

Why The Batman’s PG-13 rating doesn’t matter

Do we really need an R-rated Batman film?

The Gutter
The Gutter
The Gutter
The Gutter
The Gutter
The Gutter

X-Men '97 could fix Fox’s biggest mistake from the movies

Marvel bringing back the beloved Animated Series is a bigger deal than you think.

The Gutter

Spider-Man: No Way Home could break a classic Marvel movie curse

The third Tom Holland movie could change everything for superhero cinema.