Marvel Just Revealed Its Entire "All-New, All-Different" Comic Universe

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. » 6/30/15 9:15am Tuesday 9:15am

The All-Female Avengers Team Will Survive Secret Wars with a New Series

It seems like this is the week Marvel have decided to lift the lid on their “All-New” comics universe—and the latest new series announcement is indeed a welcome one. The A-Force, the first ever all-female Avengers group, will spin off of their Secret Wars miniseries and become a full part of the Marvel Universe. » 6/25/15 9:40am 6/25/15 9:40am

Jurassic World Is A Huge Mega-Hit, And That’s Terrible News For Movies

Jurassic World is now on track to beat the box office records of both Avengers films, and it has a shot at beating Avatar. This is terrible, awful news for anybody who loves movies. Not because Jurassic World is a horrible movie—it’s actually pretty fun. But because this means a lot more pandering sequels. » 6/22/15 2:51pm 6/22/15 2:51pm

Scores of Marvel Fans Cosplay For Better Black Widow Representation

If you’ve been following the long saga that is Black Widow’s place in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, you’ll know that everyone’s favourite assassin has been getting a short shrift, both on the big screen and on toy shelves. Fans have been angry for a while, but now they’re taking their grievances to the streets. » 6/08/15 8:30am 6/08/15 8:30am

Finally, A Hulkbuster Toy That Can Fit An Iron Man Figure Inside Itself

The whole point of the Hulkbuster is that it’s a suit that goes over Iron Man (well, that’s secondary to the point of it punching the Hulk, but you know what I mean) but so few of the myriad Hulkbuster toys have let you put a full Iron Man figure inside them. At last, King Art’s glorious Hulkbuster toy is changing… » 6/02/15 11:32am 6/02/15 11:32am

What’s Wrong With The Supergirl Trailer? Everything And Nothing.


Greetings my post-apocalyptic pen pals! Full disclosure: We have lost all pen technology in my dark future. However, I do know who the best supervillain on TV is, what Thanos’ evil plan in the MCU is, and more, so it all works out, more or less. Besides, we still have pencils, even if we mostly use them to stab tiny… » 5/21/15 12:42pm 5/21/15 12:42pm

Simon Pegg Worries The Love Of Science Fiction Is Making Us "Childish"

In a new interview with the Radio Times, Simon Pegg says that the genre that he’s spent pretty much his entire career celebrating could actually be causing society to become “infantilized.” And he might want to “retire from geekdom.” Is he trolling, or has he really gotten so little out of years of science fiction? » 5/18/15 9:55pm 5/18/15 9:55pm

Hot Toys' Vision Phases Into A Fabulous-Looking Existence

He may have had to wait for all the main Avengers to get their toys first, but finally, here he is: Behold, The Vision, in the plastic/synthezoid flesh! Hot Toys’ latest Age of Ultron figure is so pretty, it’ll prove that even an android a wallet can cry as you fork over the cash for this Avenging Android figure. » 5/15/15 5:30pm 5/15/15 5:30pm

Avengers Concept Art Shows A Scarier Ultron, And The Scariest Hulk Ever

Age of Ultron has only been in theaters for — what, 11 days? — but the movie’s concept art has already begun to hit the internet. Check out a variety of alternate costumes for Quicksilver, other possibilities for Ultron Mark I and the Iron Legion, and a Hulk pic that will haunt your nightmares. » 5/12/15 3:15pm 5/12/15 3:15pm

Small-Scale Marvel Movies We'd Love To See (But Will Never Get Made)

As much as we love the wham-bam-pow of the Avengers fighting larger-than-life foes, sometimes we wish that we could have smaller Marvel movies, focused on what the characters do when they’re not punching robots. Here are our pitches for lower budget, character-driven movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. » 5/12/15 1:35pm 5/12/15 1:35pm

Black Widow Absent From A Toy Based On One Of Her Coolest AoU Moments

The history of Marvel Merchandise’s long, confusing and mostly terrible history with Black Widow’s presence on toy shelves is exactly that: long, confusing, and mostly terrible. But never fear, true believers — somehow toy-based representation of Black Widow can get even worse! Wait, what? » 5/11/15 4:41pm 5/11/15 4:41pm

How To Make Black Widow Truly Awesome, According To Richard K. Morgan

Black Widow’s rise to badassery arguably began in 2004, when Richard K. Morgan wrote a miniseries that revamped her backstory and gave her a much stronger inner life. And now that we’re all talking about Black Widow in the wake of Avengers: Age of Ultron, Morgan has some thoughts about how to achieve her full… » 5/08/15 12:07pm 5/08/15 12:07pm