Now Marvel Wants You To Subscribe To Clothing, Too!

Not content with having a multimedia empire spanning comic books, TV, and movies, Marvel now has its eyes set on a new feather in its cap of conquest: MENSWEAR! » 3/28/15 1:14pm Saturday 1:14pm

The 20 Best X-Men Artists

Humanity hates and fears the X-Men in the Marvel Universe. In the real world, the genetically superpowered heroes have enjoyed incredible visual interpretations over the last 50 years. Let's take a look at the artists who've done the most iconic versions of the Children of the Atom. » 3/23/15 11:15am 3/23/15 11:15am

If Wes Anderson Directed X-Men

Vintage books, charming miniature models, funny effects and unique color palettes: all the signature traits and techniques of the director of "The Grand Budapest Hotel," implemented in an X-Men movie. Patrick Willems and his friends imagined this weird scenario in their awesome short. » 3/04/15 9:00am 3/04/15 9:00am

​The Pros And Cons Of Making Fantastic Four A Straight Scifi Film

Greetings, sports fans! No, wait. Hello, people who like getting in detailed conversations and arguments about nerdy minutiae! Today we're talking about the Fantasticness of certain Fours, how Time Lords handle Time Babies, and the best legal representation in Westeros. (Hint: It's a dude with a sword.) » 1/28/15 2:06pm 1/28/15 2:06pm

Acapella Group Takes Over The X-Men Animated Series Theme

Five-man group The Warp Zone performs one of the catchiest cartoon intro themes from the 90s with impressive timing and coordination. If not the catchiest, although there were so many good ones, it's really hard to pick a number one. » 1/15/15 9:00am 1/15/15 9:00am

An Army Of X-Men Cosplayers

Distractotron shot this video at DragonCon, getting as many X-Men (and villains) together in the one place as they could. It's making me realise a live-action version of the 90s cartoon might not be the worst idea. » 12/14/14 10:44pm 12/14/14 10:44pm

Marvel Heroes' Latest Playable Character Is A Mass-Murderer. Yay!

Look kids, it's Max Eisenhardt, one of the most beloved villains in the Marvel universe. He may be directly responsible for the deaths of tens of thousands of people, but he feels really bad about it so we're giving him a second third fourth fifth chance. Oh, Marvel. » 12/06/14 12:33pm 12/06/14 12:33pm

X-Men: Days of Future Past Sure Had Some Messy Time Travel

Sure, X-Men: Days of Future Past threw more X-Men into a movie than ever before and helped people forget about the abomination that is X-Men 3. But is it perfect? Far from it. Spoilers, for those of y'all who haven't seen the movie yet. » 11/07/14 4:30pm 11/07/14 4:30pm

Honest trailer reveals how X-Men: Days of Future Past is Terminator 2

X-Men: Days of Future Past is basically Terminator 2 with mutants. Screen Junkies explains the plot similarities: "An indestructible bad ass gets sent back into time without his clothes to protect a vulnerable young man with long hair who will one day become a leader and stop a shape shifter from destroying the… » 10/22/14 6:00am 10/22/14 6:00am

Professor X Sure Is A Wimp In X-Men: The Animated Series

Screen Junkies has proof in their latest supercut that Xavier wasn't really the best choice to lead a group of mutants, at least not in the classic X-Men animated series from the 90s. » 10/01/14 9:00am 10/01/14 9:00am

Stories That Lost Their Writers (And Their Plots) Halfway Through


Sometimes it can be confusing to be a fan of pop culture. Sometimes writers leave halfway through a story, and a new writer has to wrap things up somehow. Sometimes a creator gets fired, and the replacement told to change gears in a hurry. Here are 20 stories that changed drastically when the writer left in the middle. » 9/08/14 6:12pm 9/08/14 6:12pm

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

​13 More Of The Most Pointless Action Figures Ever Made

Do action figures have existential crises? Do they wonder about the point of their existence? Probably not; they're inanimate objects. This is for the best, given that many action figures have no reason to exist whatsoever. We've shown you 10 already; here are 13 more toys that never needed to be made. » 8/18/14 2:52pm 8/18/14 2:52pm

Summing Up All Seven X-Men Movies In Under Three Minutes

Don't have the time or willpower to sit through X-Men, X2: X-Men United, X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, The Wolverine, X-Men: First Class and X-Men: Days of Future Past? Here's everything you really need to know about the franchise in about two minutes forty-five seconds. » 8/06/14 9:00am 8/06/14 9:00am

Marvel Superheroes, Recreated As Custom LEGO Minifigures

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. » 7/17/14 11:30am 7/17/14 11:30am

Guy Makes Pyro Backpack, Shoots Flames Everywhere

Pyro from X-Men isn't one of the best known characters in the Marvel universe, but that doesn't mean his backpack mounted flamethrower isn't cool as all heck. And for our amusement, one tinkerer decided to bring it to life. » 5/29/14 7:15pm 5/29/14 7:15pm

X-Men: Days of Future Past's Sentinels Could've Looked Very Different

The giant, mutant-killing robots in the latest X-Men movie didn't look exactly like they do in Marvel Comics' popular superhero series. They were still recognizable as Sentinels, though. Alternate designs would've had them look almost like human beings. » 5/29/14 11:00am 5/29/14 11:00am

The X-Men: Days Of Future Past Spoiler Post

Have you seen X-Men: Days of Future Past? Want to talk about it without worrying about spoiling who dies at the end for everyone else? This is your spoiler-police free safe haven. » 5/24/14 3:00pm 5/24/14 3:00pm

A History Of X-Men Time Travel, In One Chart

Here's a thought: Maybe the reason homo sapiens hates and fears homo superior is because they're always messing the spacetime continuum. Because, man, the X-Men sure do a whole lot of alternate reality time travel. How much? Take a look. » 5/23/14 1:00pm 5/23/14 1:00pm

This Is The First X-Men Movie To Be A Great Film In Its Own Right

Back in 2000, the first X-Men movie felt like a milestone: one of the first movies to capture comic-book storytelling on film. But now, 14 years later, X-Men: Days of Future Past actually feels like a good movie in terms of storytelling and stylistic innovation, not just a good comic-book movie. Minor spoilers ahead... » 5/23/14 12:39pm 5/23/14 12:39pm