Great Performances That Helped Prove Comic-Book Movies Could Be Art

Even among other genre films, comic-book movies used to be viewed as disposable pulpy fun. But we've now reached the point where serious A-list actors are vying for roles in superhero films. And actors are actually bringing their "A" game. Here are 12 amazing performances that helped elevate superhero movies. » 8/26/14 5:08pm 8/26/14 5:08pm

The World's Most Expensive Comic Sold For Over $3 Million

A copy of the first issue of Action Comics, released in June 1938, sold this week at auction for $3,207,852.00. Not bad considering it sold for $0.10 when first released. If you've never seen or heard of this comic before, and are wondering what the fuss would be, it's the one where Superman makes his debut. » 8/25/14 8:15pm 8/25/14 8:15pm

The Most Valuable Comic Book Of All Time Is Up For Auction On eBay

Originally published in June 1938, Action Comics #1 is the premier issue of the Action Comics series, and, most notably, the issue in which Superman makes his first appearance. Now, the finest known copy of "the Holy Grail of Comics" is up for auction on eBay – and the top bid is already close to $2-million. » 8/16/14 6:18pm 8/16/14 6:18pm

8 Movie Superheroes Who Need To Return To Their Comic Book Roots

The X-Men movies have been giving us a glimpse of Marvel's mutants in the 1960s and 1970s. That's all well and good — but we'd really love to see some other superheroes reconnect with their roots in the movies. Here are eight superheroes who'd be more interesting if they were closer to their earlier comic-book… » 5/08/14 5:23pm 5/08/14 5:23pm

10 Movies That Were Made Worse By Reshoots

Movie-making is a bizarre and chaotic process. Sometimes, the flurry of rewrites and added footage can result in an unlikely masterpiece. But sometimes, test audiences randomly dislike a film, and this leads to ill-advised reshoots. Here are 10 science fiction and fantasy movies that had new footage added, which made… » 3/27/14 3:06pm 3/27/14 3:06pm

​12 Heroes and Villains Who Kicked the Incredible Hulk's Green Ass

The Hulk is Incredible, Indestructible, Rampaging, the Strongest one there is, and a noted smashing enthusiastic. What he is not, however, is undefeated. Before his current insane level of strength, where he can basically punch other dimensions, a variety of heroes and even a villain or two have managed to beat the… » 3/14/14 2:29pm 3/14/14 2:29pm

Superman Is One Of The Reasons We Have a Video Game Ratings System

Remember the Superman game on the Atari 2600? That slightly obtuse piece of superhero wish fulfillment is part of a chain of careers and events that resulted in the formation of the ESRB. What does the big, red S have to do with the folks who put the letters E, T and M on video game boxes? Watch and see. » 3/04/14 6:00pm 3/04/14 6:00pm

12 Signs That Jor-El Was More of a Dick Than Superman

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People talk all the time about how much of dick Superman is — but he's nothing compared to his father. Jor-El sent people to the Phantom Zone, invented terrible weapons, seduced the wives of random humans, and generally caused more harm than good. Here are 12 reasons why Jor-El was a worse dick than his son. » 2/06/14 1:26pm 2/06/14 1:26pm