How much money would it cost to be Captain America?

Want to be an All-American superhero with a heart of gold? You only need a little over 54 million bucks, a time traveling device to send you back to the 1940s, a good vibranium source and a healthy budget for food. Movieclips Trailers analyzed the total cost of being Captain America and after accounting for inflation… » 3/26/14 8:00pm 3/26/14 8:00pm

The hilarious differences between video games and real life

If only video games were real life, right? Caffeine could be ditched for super star power ups, quests would be fun to do and rewarding as opposed to simply job saving and you wouldn't have to worry about budgeting because you would buy everything since it's so easy to make money. Ah, video game life has it so good! » 2/14/14 9:41pm 2/14/14 9:41pm

The Biggest Digital Comics Platform Finally Offers eGift Cards

The digital comics world has taken its sweet time catching up to music and movies as far as distribution goes, but we're finally—if not slowly—starting to get there. ComiXology, the same service powering the official apps of Marvel, DC, Image, and other publishers, is finally offering eGift Cards in the range of $10 to … » 11/18/13 12:28pm 11/18/13 12:28pm

Comic book God Stan Lee explains his beef with Superman

Though the world of comic book superheroes requires a suspension of disbelief, there are still rules even superheroes need to follow! Things just can't happen when they don't make sense! At least that's what comic book legend Stan Lee thinks. And if he thinks like that, we should listen. Here he explains why he really… » 11/05/13 9:58pm 11/05/13 9:58pm

The Relative Screen Resolutions of Your Favorite Devices in One Chart

The display on your phone is relatively tiny. But in pixels, it's friggin' huge. That's the beauty of high resolution. So how would that phone screen compare to your TV, or your tablet or your laptop if it was spread out to a similarly-sized screen? Doghouse Diaries made this graphic to show you, and it's kind of nuts. … » 10/30/13 4:45pm 10/30/13 4:45pm

Captain America's Back in the Badass First Winter Soldier Trailer

Captain America's first outing was a great summer popcorn flick, and we loved seeing the wholesome hero leading the attack in The Avengers. And now that Steve Rogers gets to team up with Scarlett Johansson's Black Widow once again, damned if we're not incredibly excited to see at least one-third of the Avengers… » 10/24/13 12:02pm 10/24/13 12:02pm

You No Longer Need To Be an Artist To Appear In Your Own Comic Book

If you haven't been able to convince publishers your life would make for an awesome comic book, and can't draw more than a crude stick figure facsimile of yourself, you can thank the imaging researchers at the Kanagawa Institute of Technology in Japan. They've created a fun system that can automatically generate… » 8/26/13 8:39am 8/26/13 8:39am

Google Autocomplete Is an Even Weirder Place Than You Thought

Google autocomplete results have always been a font of joy; nowhere else is humanity's curiosity and stupidity celebrated in such equal measure. But when you really start to comb through what it has to offer—as xkcd does today—it goes from amusing to disturbing and back again way quicker than you'd think. » 8/26/13 8:33am 8/26/13 8:33am

Metropolis: The Real-Life Town That Superman Couldn't Save

Until the 1970s, the tiny southern Illinois town of Metropolis had two claims to fame: The long-demolished fort George Washington had founded nearby, and the Uranium Hexafluoride Processing Facility, which employed hundreds of its citizens. But in June 1972, the Illinois House of Representatives and DC Comics gave… » 8/22/13 12:24pm 8/22/13 12:24pm