Everything You Need to Know About Jessica Jones, Marvel's Most Badass Detective

Just over a month from now, Marvel’s next TV show debuts, featuring Jessica Jones. But who is Jessica? She’s not as well known as Daredevil or the Agents of SHIELD, even though she spent some time as an Avenger in the comics. So here’s everything you need to know about Marvel’s most superheroic detective. »10/05/15 2:37pmMonday 2:37pm

Help! My Partner Is Addicted to Collecting Toys and It's Freaking Me Out

Hey, folks! Sorry to dispense with my normal nonsense, but I got a really important letter that I‘m very excited to share. I don’t get a ton of letters dealing with real issues, but I’m always happy to try to help. If you only read this for silliness, don’t worry—there’s still an insane Mad Max theory and the world’s… »9/03/15 3:45pm9/03/15 3:45pm

I Have Some Serious Concerns About the Captain America: Civil War Movie

The way Marvel keeps jamming superheroes into the third Captain America movie, the more it sounds like it’s going to be Avengers 2.5, with the twist being that the Avengers are taking sides against each other. Everyone loves seeing their favorite heroes take each other on, but the original Civil War storyline is so… »9/02/15 3:06pm9/02/15 3:06pm

Groot Is Even More Adorable As a Mr. Potato Head

PPW Toys is taking the ‘better late than never’ approach with a couple of new Guardians of the Galaxy Mr. Potato Head toys. Both Star-Lord and Groot have finally gotten the spud treatment, and these adorable six-inch figures will sell for around $20 each when available in October. [PPW Toys via Toy People] »8/30/15 4:00pm8/30/15 4:00pm

Fantastic Four is The Most Self-Loathing Superhero Movie I’ve Ever Seen

Superhero movies have tried hard to leave behind some of their Silver Age comic-book trappings in the past decade. We’ve seen darker, grimmer versions of Superman and other heroes—but the new Fantastic Four reboot goes beyond darkness, into actual self-loathing. It’s kind of bizarre. »8/07/15 12:24pm8/07/15 12:24pm

Breaking Down the Bat@#$% Badassery of the Deadpool Trailers

Deadpool footage is finally here, and it is looking awesome. But we’re not just here for the violence and the fourth-wall-breaking—we’re here to find out what secrets we can uncover from Fox’s new take on the merc with a mouth, as well as the decidedly NSFW differences between the two trailers. Join us, won’t you?… »8/05/15 12:21pm8/05/15 12:21pm

A Lego Version of the Ant-Man Trailer Is Better Than the Original

A movie about a superhero that shrinks to the size of an ant had all the potential to be corny and awful. But the original trailer for Ant-Man succeeded in convincing everyone that the film would be great, and now there’s a Lego version that’s even more entertaining than the original. »7/26/15 10:01am7/26/15 10:01am

Gwyneth Paltrow's Lifelike Pepper Potts Figure Is Silently Judging You

As Hot Toys slowly works its way through the Iron Man universe, it was inevitable that after producing action figures for almost every last armored suit Tony Stark has built, it would eventually get around to turning characters like Gwyneth Paltrow’s Pepper Potts into sixth-scale collectibles. »7/22/15 7:45pm7/22/15 7:45pm

Here's Where The Marvel Movie Characters Stand, Now That Phase 2 Is Over

Now that Ant-Man is out, Phase Two of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is over. This slate of six movies began with Iron Man 3, and included some bold experiments (Guardians of the Galaxy) as well as huge upheavals. Now that it’s over, where do all our favorite characters stand? Let’s get you up to speed for Phase Three. »7/21/15 3:02pm7/21/15 3:02pm

The First Deadpool Footage Massively Exceeded Our High Expectations

Marvel Studios may not be at San Diego Comic-Con in 2015, but their characters sure are. Deadpool, Fantastic Four and the X-Men are all expected to be part of a massive panel being put on my 20th Century Fox in Hall H and we will be liveblogging it as it happens. Follow along with us. »7/11/15 9:49pm7/11/15 9:49pm

The Massive 18-Inch Titan Hero Hulkbuster Is the Size Of a Small Child

Hasbro’s Titan Hero series take action figures back to their humbler roots when size was more important than articulation. But that also means the 12-inch figures are perfect for younger kids who play rough with their toys, and don’t mind that the new Titan Hero Hulkbuster is almost as big as they are.
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15 TV Shows That Reinvented Science Fiction In The Past Decade

The conventional wisdom says that the past 10 years have been a bad time for science fiction on television. Fantasy has been on the upswing. Space opera all but disappeared. Science fiction shows get canceled all the time. But a ton of great science fiction has been created since 2005. Here are 15 shows that changed… »6/29/15 1:37pm6/29/15 1:37pm