DC Comics' Injustice Is the Best Evil Superman Story of All Time

It’s E3 2016, and that means new video games are being announced left right and center—like a new sequel to the DC Comics brawler Injustice: Gods Among Us, which told an alternative tale of Superman gone bad. The game inspired a comic tie-in of the same name, and—against all the odds—it’s been one of DC’s best, most…

You Can Get Upset About That Captain America Twist, You Just Shouldn’t

I may have received somewhere between five and 2,000 emails regarding a certain comic book event that happened last week, so forgive me if the first answer is a little long. There’s a lot fo cover! But there’s also an Independence Day controversy, what Force powers still work from the Star Wars Expanded Universe, and…

The Omega Men Just Pulled Off One of the Darkest Endings in Superhero Comics Ever

Death has symbolism. Sometimes how you die can be just as important, if not moreso, than how you live. The last issue of The Omega Men cements the DC Comics series as one of the best superhero books ever, with a finale that has me wondering if it was meant to be an improvised explosive device all along.

Everyone, Please Stop Freaking Out About That Ridiculous Captain America Reveal

It’s All-New, All-Different Marvel! It’s the All-New, All-Different adventures of Steve Rogers, back in action today as Captain America! And Steve has an All-New, All-Different gimmick to his history that will change the Marvel Universe forever... if by forever you mean a few months or so, although you wouldn’t know…


DC's Chinese Superman Will Be Joined By a Chinese Batman and Wonder Woman, Too

Strange things are happening to Superman in DC’s comics. The current Superman is dying, and not only will he be replaced by the Superman of DC’s old continuity, but his powers will be diffused into many other people: including a Chinese man named Kenan Kong. But Kenan’s not going to be alone in his fight for justice.

Why the Captain America: Civil War Movie Worked When the Comics Didn't

Captain America: Civil War isn’t a perfect movie, but it is vastly superior to the comics that inspired it. We’ve discussed the many problems with Marvel’s Civil War miniseries in the past, but they’re issues that Cap’s latest cinematic outing deftly avoided while still remaining recognizably Civil War—and here’s how.

Science Confirms: Tiny Ant-Sized People Would Have a Shitty Time Being Fired From a Bow

There’s a lot of superheroic spectacle in Captain America: Civil War, but one of our favorite moments has to be Scott Lang flying into battle on one of Clint Barton’s arrows. Unfortunately, according to those ever-delightful party poopers known as “scientists,” Scott would have a really unpleasant time while he’s…