The problem with calling in the big guns is that sometimes, the big guns are busy. They’ve got important big gun stuff to do, after all. But when a hero like Batman needs help, he really needs it. So, uh, well, let’s see who we can find.
The New York City of the Marvel universe is teeming with heroes, being home to everyone from Steve Rogers to Peter Parker. With four of those famous New Yorkers teaming up on the small screen today in The Defenders, we decided to rank the finest inhabits of the comic book Big Apple.
Back before Black Widow scissor-kicked her way into our hearts, or Mary Jane upside down kissed Spider-Man, or Storm showed us what happened to a toad struck by lightning, back even before a hemotologist saved a daywalking vampire in Blade, there was an actress helming a major Marvel motion picture. That woman is Lea…
There are new rumors about The Flash movie’s potential new director. The man behind Rogue One is already kicking around another idea for a Star Wars Story movie. Steven Moffat discusses Doctor Who taking on some challenging material this season. Plus, new looks at The Mummy and King Arthur. To me, my spoilers!
It is 2016, and here is a set of action figures of the Collector, psychic cosmonaut spacedog Cosmo, Moon Boy (friend to Devil Dinosaur), Howard the Duck, and Inhuman teleportation-pooch Lockjaw. What a world. What a lovely, ridiculous world.
Chip Zdarsky and Joe Quinones’ Howard the Duck series never ceases to amaze, but its latest joke is perhaps one of its finest. Tomorrow’s issue features a cameo appearance from Howard’s co-star in his tragic 1986 film debut, Lea Thompson.
It’s the year 2015, and the announcement of a crossover between Squirrel Girl and Howard The Duck is big enough news to be unveiled at New York Comic Con. We live in a weird, wonderful time, everyone. We really do.
An unlikely actor is rumored to take over the role of Boba Fett. An Adventure Time movie is still in the works. Agent Carter casts four big new characters. Plus, Seth Green throws cold water on a Howard The Duck movie, and NYCC sizzle reels for Arrow, The Flash, and Gotham. To Me, My Spoilers!
It’s quiet end-of-summer week for new comics—but hey! Look at the sweet mustache on Howard the Human (née Duck), the latest wacky addition to Marvel’s Secret Wars event. But that’s not all this week—there’s near future political thrills, secret love, super-powered murder, and much, much more.
Whoa. We’ve been getting dribs and drabs of reveals for Marvel’s upcoming universal reboot over the past week, but it looks like the jackpot has just hit: Comics retailers across the world have received previews for 45(!) of Marvel’s new series, and it sounds like it’s a whole lot of crazy.
Cosplay is our sartorial gateway to fantastical worlds and wonderful visions. We can never actually visit the places we watch and read about in science fiction and fantasy, but really great cosplay brings us closer to them. This weekend is Emerald City Comicon, and we've been blown away by some of the costumes thus…
The Marvel Cinematic Universe has changed the face of blockbuster movies as we know them today. But Marvel's own history with film started long before the first Iron Man film in 2008. Here's the history of Marvel movies on the big and small screen, from the 1940s to the dawn of the Avengers Initiative.
Howard the Duck made a huge return this summer during his amazing Guardians of the Galaxy cameo. Apparently his current success on the big screen has inspired a return to his original source material, because Marvel is giving Howard a new comic series.
Greetings, my little stamp-lickers! I wish I had some kind of new, amazing post-apocalyptic adventure to share with you, but after Ape City, I'm taking a break. Maybe sleet nor snow nor pouring rain can't stop the mail, but a bunch of angry intelligent apes can make me take a vacation. But not from your letters!
If you've seen Guardians of the Galaxy, you know exactly who we're talking about. But spoilers ahead, beware! Behold a better look at the surprising after credits character from Marvel's summer blockbuster.
Most people probably remember Howard the Duck from the 1986 film of the same name. It's a famously terrible movie that did not do well at the box office and scared the pants off of many 80s children (including this blogger). He may be about to make a comeback. [SPOILERS AHEAD]
We knew there would be some easter eggs and cameos in Marvel's new film Guardians of the Galaxy — but if a new report is to be believed, they include a character we never thought we'd see on the big screen again. Possible spoilers ahead...
Everybody knows it's hard to convert comics to movies, TV or prose fiction. There's just something about the dynamic storytelling in comics that's hard to capture in other media. But what's the most bizarre comics adaptation of all time?
This week we welcome Dragons: Riders of Berk, Cartoon Network's spin-off of How to Train a Dragon to Saturday Morning Cartoons. This shows bring some of the highest quality CG animation ever to television. Gravity Falls, one of the quirkiest shows on tv, is back this week as well, while we are treated to a film noire…
It's been over a decade since superhero movies started ruling the world. And everybody keeps expecting it to end any day — Matthew Vaughn said he did X-Men: First Class because he thought it might be his last chance to do a big superhero movie before the bubble burst. But instead, 2012 is the year of the superhero,…