This past week, we listed off some of the ridiculous arguments that people make to defend sexism in superhero comics, but it looks like we may have to add a few more to that list. This conversation between three Fox News hosts brings up some baffling points about female superheroes.
If we are just talking about an armored suit that augments a human's strength and weaponry, then we're extremely close. But if we're talking about something with all of the primary abilities of Iron Man's character (i.e. flight, clean infinite power, and repulsor beams), that may never become a reality. The current…
Will Big Hero 6 bring the same heart-wrenching emotion and sense of family to superhero movies that Frozen did to princess stories? We went behind-the-scenes at Disney Animation and learned that their Marvel-inspired movie isn't just a celebration of superheroes; it's also a story of a boy moving past his grief.
As part of investigations into the impact of long-duration space travel on squishy biological creatures, researchers at Johns Hopkins University blasted rats with high-speed particles. Shockingly, the irradiated rats failed to develop awesome superpowers, instead developing cognitive issues. Whoops.
Superheroes don't make a lot of scientific sense. They're better than science; that's half the fun. But you've gotta try and keep a little believability in there, and Stan Lee explains exactly how to do it.
If you've managed to scrimp and save $3,000 for some much needed home improvement, forget about fixing that giant hole in the floor of the kids' room and instead install this secret folding bookshelf door in front of your study.
If you think dressing up like a giant slab of filet mignon is a modern contrivance, think again. Throughout his career in the 1600s, Parisian artist Nicolas de Larmessin II drew dozens of jovially wackadoodle caricatures of people flamboyantly garbed as their professions. How flamboyant? Two words: seafood suit.
You know that feeling you get when you drink? The one that makes you think you could take on Superman, Batman, the Hulk, Iron Man and Wolverine all at the same time? It's just an illusion. And one that's definitely not helped with these official DC Comics caped pint glasses.
Green Arrow is getting his own TV show! The CW is prepping a Green Arrow series with Greg Berlanti (Eli Stone), Marc Guggenheim (No Ordinary Family, FlashForward) and Andrew Kreisberg (Fringe, W13) writing and producing.
Last night the first ever teaser trailer for Marvel's giant superhero movie The Avengers was released, including a ton of blink-and-you'll-miss-it shots of the brand new line up of heroes.
Josh Pence, who played one half of the Winklevosses in The Social Network (his face was digitally replaced by Arnie Hammer's) has just been cast in Chris Nolan's Dark Knight Rises. This hints at a lot of Batman spoilers.
While Warner Bros. readies a collection of movies featuring DC superheroes (Superman, Batman and Green Lantern) movie producer Charles Roven sets the record straight on the studio's plans for their characters to cross over: It won't happen.
Finally some creative superhero art that combines tarot cards, geeky heroes and bulgy tights. It's like a mystical beefcake calendar (with a little hero-on-hero action) in tarot card form! Enjoy. Maybe a little NSFW.
Artist David Resto is transforming Marvel's comic book characters into a collection of dino-tized superheroes. Meet the Avengersaurs, Iron Brontosaurus, and Captain Ameritops. And more!
Snap! Halloween is here and you're still without so much as a twinkle of an idea of what to be. Thankfully for you, we teamed up with Instructables to bring you these killer costume ideas and guides for making them.
In a desperate attempt to stay relevant, director Uwe Boll is making a ridiculously offensive fatsploitation movie called Blubberella. "She will kick major ass - with her major ass." Dear Hollywood, please stop giving this man money. Love, the universe.
If this Crowbot, which can attract and repel crows by playing different recordings, isn't quite weird enough for you, wait until you hear about Crowbot Jenny, the elusive superhero babe who uses it to command her crow army.