The New Big Hero 6 Trailer Reveals Even More Ass-Kicking Animation

I could not be more excited for the first Disney-Marvel mashup Big Hero 6, coming to theaters this fall. In a new trailer released today at NYC's Comic-Con, we get to see more of the action, backdropped by epic San Fransokyo views and superhero suits that were inspired by visits to real-life robotics labs. » 10/09/14 3:56pm 10/09/14 3:56pm

How To Turn Star Trek Into The Next Marvel Movie Universe

For anyone who has followed the film and television business in the last few years, they know one thing is true: mega-franchises are king. Right now, every studio is looking for its own version of Marvel's universe. But Paramount has one sitting right under its nose, and it's called Star Trek. » 10/07/14 6:40pm 10/07/14 6:40pm

You Can Finally Personalize a Marvel Action Figure With Your Own Face

Convinced you're handsomer than Tony Stark? Or look better in blue than Captain America? Marvel (Disney), Hasbro, and a 3D printing company called 3DPlusMe have joined forces to give comic book fans a brief opportunity to turn themselves into an action figure—as long as their favorite characters are either Iron Man or… » 9/18/14 12:40pm 9/18/14 12:40pm

You Can Access 15,000 Marvel Comics Right Now For a Buck

As we all prepare our brains and twitter feeds for the unstoppable flood of comics and entertainment news that will pour out of San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel announced some news in the quiet before the storm. Now, for 99 cents, readers can gain access to Marvel Unlimited, the publisher's treasure trove of 15,000 issues… » 7/23/14 12:53pm 7/23/14 12:53pm

The Guardians of the Galaxy Set Got Us Excited For Space Movies Again

Last year, we headed to Shepperton Studios to watch James Gunn film Marvel's first real space adventure, Guardians of the Galaxy. And we did not expect to get quite as excited as we did. Here's what we saw, and why it's good for our new batch of space scoundrels. » 7/08/14 3:19pm 7/08/14 3:19pm

Here are 7 facts about the X-Men that you might not know

Excited about X-Men: Days of Future Past? Yeah, we are too. Would you be as excited if the movie was called The Merry Mutants: Days of Future Past? Probably not as much! That was the name Stan Lee originally wanted to call the X-Men until Marvel put the kibosh on that. Yeah! Marvel's great! But they totally ripped off… » 5/20/14 7:40pm 5/20/14 7:40pm

First full-length Guardians of the Galaxy trailer is full-awesome too

We were teased with visual eye candy earlier today but here's the whole shabang. It's everything you'd want in a space and sci-fi flick only way more funny. Chris Pratt, John C. Reilly and Peter Serafinowicz get most of the laughing bits in the trailer while the rest of the cast of wacky monsters and creatures get the… » 2/19/14 12:37am 2/19/14 12:37am

What If... The Avengers Were All Sentient Artificial Intelligences?

"What if" is sort of a loaded phrase in the Marvel Universe. Writers have always been able to ramble off a What If... Wolverine had hot dogs for claws!? and then you'd see "WHAT IF: HOT DOG WOLVERINE" on a spinner rack. But sometimes, just from the nature of comics being batshit insane, we get thought experiments… » 7/02/13 5:35pm 7/02/13 5:35pm

The Real-Life Tony Starks Behind Iron Man 3's Amazing Armor

For as advanced and as lifelike as CGI effects have become over the last decade, physical props are still the bedrock of modern special effects—especially in movies about a guy in a robotic suit. Gizmodo recently sat down with two of Iron Man 3's effects masters, Shane Patrick Mahan and Lindsay MacGowan of Legacy… » 5/06/13 12:50pm 5/06/13 12:50pm