Child And Alien Barbarians Tussle In This Week's Comics

Hulks are falling! Superheroes are killing each other for political aims brought upon by reality intruding upon naive utopian ideals! Medical comas are gateways to magical lands in peril! Truly, these could only be brand new comics we crave. » 1/19/10 9:00am 1/19/10 9:00am

What's Worse: A Superhero Gone Bad, Or A Killer Robot Who Won't Kill?

If it's not one superhero going wrong, it's another - Or, at least, that's the take-away from this week's two competing "dark side of superheroics" books. Plus, Star Wars, Star Trek, Terminator... and gorillas going up against the Green Goblin. » 8/04/09 9:00am 8/04/09 9:00am

Atlas' Agents Save Your Day

Feel like you need a little something unusual to get you through your workday slump? Marvel Comics have you covered, with a free digital issue of Agents of Atlas, their great modern pulp antidote to depressing superheroes and slow Thursdays. » 6/25/09 12:40pm 6/25/09 12:40pm

20 Marvel Heroes Who Deserve A Shot At The Movie Big Time

If Marvel really wants to make four movies a year, then they're going to have to dig deep into their toybox to find enough characters to fill them. Luckily, we're here to help out with some suggestions. » 6/14/09 1:00pm 6/14/09 1:00pm

Marvel's Potential Trippy SF Franchises

Warlock
The Pitch: "Man's struggle against himself made flesh."
The Explanation: Artificially created to be the perfect human, Adam Warlock struggles against his own evil side... literally; his nemesis, the Magus, is a future version of himself gone bad, and attempting to speed along the transformation. Is the only… » 6/14/09 1:00pm 6/14/09 1:00pm

Marvel's Potential Thriller Franchises

Hawkeye
The Pitch: "Mr. & Mrs. Smith, but with spies instead of assassins."
The Explanation: While Hawkeye's been kicking around with the Avengers, Defenders and even Thunderbolts for years, the ideal Hawkeye movie should avoid all that and skip straight to Jim McCann's recent New Avengers: The Reunion mini-series -… » 6/14/09 1:00pm 6/14/09 1:00pm

Marvel's Potential Fantasy Franchises

Doctor Strange
The Pitch: "Harry Potter meets Nip/Tuck."
The Explanation: What happens when one of the world's greatest surgeons loses the full use of his hands in a car accident? If your answer is "He goes to Tibet and becomes the world's greatest magician," then you clearly know your Strange. We're saying, keep him… » 6/14/09 1:00pm 6/14/09 1:00pm

Marvel's Potential Comedy Franchises

Power Man and Iron Fist
The Pitch: "Shanghai Noon meets 48 Hours. Meets I'm Gonna Git You Sucka."
The Explanation: Yes, yes, I know that Luke Cage has a respectable career with the New Avengers these days, and Iron Fist has his own series back, but these two characters (Both born of Marvel's 1970s bandwagon-jumping… » 6/14/09 1:00pm 6/14/09 1:00pm

Marvel's Potential Action Franchises

Nova, the Human Rocket
The Pitch: "Spider-Man meets The Last Starfighter."
The Explanation: Rich Rider, an everyday American teenager, is chosen by the last surviving member of intergalactic police force the Nova Corps, to take his place and defend the universe from the space pirate who's out to kill them all. Part … » 6/14/09 1:00pm 6/14/09 1:00pm

One Book Fights The Universe - And Wins

There's no other way to get around it: This is a week where you're going to want to take your wallet to the comic store. There's a lot of good stuff coming out. » 2/03/09 9:00am 2/03/09 9:00am

Start Monkeying Around With This Week's Comics

Science fiction monkeys. Sure, this week may bring all manner of collections of more recent comics, but let's face it: Nothing measures up to science fiction monkeys. Of course, these are new comics we crave. » 1/06/09 9:00am 1/06/09 9:00am

Mondo Marvel Revives Forgotten Hero, Confuses Fans

Civil rights, international politics and superintelligent apes are in the future of Marvel Comics, according to Thursday's Mondo Marvel panel. The new series announcements moved away from the massive big events like revamping Spider-Man and tearing their heroes apart with a Civil War and more towards the obscure.… » 7/24/08 6:00pm 7/24/08 6:00pm