Are We Entering The Age Of The Practical Superhero Costume?

This year two big Superheroines have gone through major redesigns - Batgirl and, this week, Spider-Woman. Both designs shared a similar mantra: ditch the spandex, and get practical. But are they first steps in revitalising superhero designs into something more feasible in the 21st Century? » 12/19/14 4:14pm Friday 4:14pm

2014's Batgirl In New Batman Adventures Colours Makes For Great Cosplay

Well, this is just about a perfect case of two great tastes tasting great together - Cosplayer Emberphantom mashed up the smart new style of the latest Batgirl design by Babs Tarr with the colour scheme of her outfit from The New Batman Adventures animated series into one brilliant Cosplay! » 12/17/14 4:58am Wednesday 4:58am

It's Great We're Getting A Captain Marvel Movie. It's Also Not Enough.

When Marvel announced that its next round of movies would include a Captain Marvel movie, we were thrilled. Yes, a major Marvel movie featuring a popular and wonderful female superhero. But amidst that celebration, let's not forget there are still tons of worthy female superheroes who would make excellent movie stars. » 11/13/14 12:30pm 11/13/14 12:30pm

8 Movie Superheroes Who Need To Return To Their Comic Book Roots

The X-Men movies have been giving us a glimpse of Marvel's mutants in the 1960s and 1970s. That's all well and good — but we'd really love to see some other superheroes reconnect with their roots in the movies. Here are eight superheroes who'd be more interesting if they were closer to their earlier comic-book… » 5/08/14 10:21am 5/08/14 10:21am

Show Your Love For DC Comics Heroines With These Dreamy 1940s Pin-Ups!

The iconic women of the DC Universe have seldom looked bolder or more beautiful than they do in these pin-up illustrations by Ant Lucia, which have been making the rounds online recently. And now, Quantum Mechanix is releasing 10 of them as art prints. We've got an exclusive first look, including a few you've never… » 4/08/14 8:00am 4/08/14 8:00am

The Most Astonishing Cosplay at Wondercon 2013

Fans and creators have descended on Anaheim, California, filled with amazing passion for science fiction, fantasy, comics and games. We've been wandering the floor here at Wondercon, and we've seen some amazing cosplay. Including Gender-Swapped Hellboy, Hipster Slave Leia, Wreck-It Ralph and some pretty amazing… » 3/29/13 7:42pm 3/29/13 7:42pm

7 Superheroes Who Should Get Their Own Arrow-style TV Shows

It's still a little weird to say out loud, but The CW's Green Arrow show Arrow is good. Like, really good. Like, a perfect match of superheroics, accessibility and non-superheroic drama for mass audiences, and with no need for budget-busting special effects. It's possibly the perfect superhero TV show, and it got us… » 2/26/13 10:00am 2/26/13 10:00am

Tron taggers, Spike assumes a Wookiee Life Debt on My Little Pony, plus

This week in the world of cartoons we continue to traverse the desert that is holiday programming, but we do have new episodes of Tron: Uprising and MLP: Friendship is Magic, as well as a couple of throwback cartoons. » 12/29/12 7:00am 12/29/12 7:00am

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