Iron Man is basically a death machine. A slick talking, charismatic death machine but a death machine nonetheless. Once Tony Stark straps on that suit of his, absolutely no one—people, aliens, other robots, whoever is nearby—is safe.
Deadpool wasn’t always a comics (and movie, and video game) superstar. The Merc with a Mouth started out much smaller, as a supporting character in one of the many X-Men comic books. We talked to the people who created and shaped him, to find out how Deadpool conquered the universe.
We’re in the midst of a superheroine Golden Age. When even Squirrel-Girl can score her own comic book, and it’s awesome, you know times are (relatively) good for super-ladies. But it doesn’t hurt to look back on the bad old days... the days when no one at Marvel or DC seemed to know what to do with female…
The 1980s Marvel Super Heroes RPG was well-designed and was supported by a ton of supplements and adventures. But the greatest thing about it was the FASERIP chart, the one chart that could tell you once and for all who would win in a fight, Thor or the Hulk.
Pretty much everybody knows what Batman looks like: pointy ears, menacing cowl, voluminous cape and big bat symbol on his chest. But the Dark Knight's been around for more than 75 years, with hundreds—maybe even thousands—of people drawing the iconic superhero through the decades. So let's round up some of the people…
One day a year comic book stores across the country and beyond seek to lure readers new and old into their musty lairs with a selection of colorful free reading material. Today is the Day of Free Comic Books.
What happens when Marvel’s most powerful hero takes on Anaheim’s annual comic book convention? That’s a silly question.
Reading paper comics is fun, but if you want to take a ton of great reads with you on your laptop, or read your favorite titles on your computer's huge display, you need a solid comic reader. This week we're looking at five of the best, based on your nominations.
A LEGO art show called Comic Bricks! was part of Designer Con last weekend in Los Angeles. Builders were asked to recreate a comic book cover of their own choice. Looking at the photo gallery it's quite obvious that they all did good and were very very creative.
To be honest, I didn't know Guardians of the Galaxy was a thing that even existed until I saw the kick ass trailers of a raccoon firing rockets and a tree beating people people up. But after taking part in the fun space road trip that was disguised as a movie, I can't get enough of it. I want to know everything.
Marvel and LEGO enthusiast autorazr has a mission: To recreate as many custom Marvel superheroes in LEGO form as possible. This includes characters from different timelines and universes, characters wearing their old and their new costumes. Villains that will probably never get their own set. So basically everyone.
In 1952, the UN issued an urgent report warning that American comic books and their sadistic superhero characters had become a threat to world peace: "By undermining or warping the traditional values of each country, the Superman myth is becoming a kind of international monster."
Supervillain teams are destined to fail, whether it's Carnage and his team of villains, Doctor Doom and whoever he was able to force to join, or—in this case—the Sinister Six. With their ego, it just cannot work. Here's Dorkly's piece about the mathematical law of Superhero film villains.
Despite being one of the most iconic superheroes in the sprawling DC Comics universe, Wonder Woman still hasn't received the same big-screen treatment as her male counterparts like Superman, Batman, Thor, and the Green Lantern.
Why did Superman wear his frilly red underthings on the outside of his body stocking? The fine folks at Today I Found Out offer this simple, sensible explanation.
You've got one of them in your life: a person who likes their fiction with pictures. Sometimes with capes, too. Get some ideas about how to make their holidays super right here.
A Minnesota man working on a fixer-upper tore down a wall and found, among the newspapers stuffed inside to insulate it, a copy of Action Comics No. 1. That's right, Superman's first appearance. The birth of superhero comics. It'll go for at least $100,000—but it could have sold for a lot more.
If you’ve tried to learn every little thing about the Last of Us, then chances are you’ve already seen Faith Erin Hicks’ artwork. She’s been drawing The Last of Us: American Dreams prequel miniseries published by Dark Horse Comics, which focuses on the character of Ellie before she meets up with playable protagonist…