The animated Marvel film Big Hero 6 gets a new director

Big Hero 6, the manga-inspired animated movie set in the Marvel universe, is due to come out this November — but they're still tinkering with it, apparently. Chris Williams, co-director of Bolt, has come on board as co-director, and they've added a new producer, Ray Conli (Tangled). » 1/04/14 2:00pm 1/04/14 2:00pm

These X-Men T-shirt designs really are uncanny

Feeling as though you're trapped in a world that hates and fears you for your amazing abilities? You can show your mutant pride by wearing one of these new contest-winning X-Men T-shirt designs from We Love Fine. Chosen by a panel of judges including famed X-scribe Chris Claremont. » 5/07/13 7:00am 5/07/13 7:00am

James Cameron's X-Men movie could've starred Bob Hoskins as Wolverine

We know that James Cameron tried to get his hooks into a Spider-Man movie in the early 1990s. But he also gave the X-Men a brief whirl with a studio pitch written by his then-wife (and future Hurt Locker director) Kathryn Bigelow. In a talk at Columbia University last Saturday, pioneering X-Men scribe Chris Claremont… » 3/26/12 6:10am 3/26/12 6:10am

Ring out the last comic Wednesday of 2010 with Batman and Buffy

It's the final new comics day of the year, but 2010's saved some goodies for last. There's new Hellboy from Mike Mignola, bad superhero antics from Ed Brubaker, and plenty more for a smashing time this Auld Lang Syne. » 12/28/10 9:10am 12/28/10 9:10am

Bid Adieu To Norman Osborn And His Brillo-Pad Haircut

Marvel wraps up Norman Osborn's Dark Reign in earnest tomorrow with end of Siege and its few remaining Avengers titles. Marvel's Heroic Age is upon us, but there's no Howard The Duck title on the stands. I call fowl! » 5/11/10 9:00am 5/11/10 9:00am

Wolverine's Movie Future May Include His Death

Talking about the future of Fox's Wolverine movie franchise, executive producer Lauren Schuler Donner revealed some thoughts about what could happen following the second movie's ninja-filled trip to Japan... including an adaptation of a comic fans wouldn't expect. » 9/11/09 11:20am 9/11/09 11:20am

This Week's Comics: Runaways, Dead Batmen And Khaaaaaaaaan!

Evil wins, superheroes go bad, sidekicks go solo, time gets reset and Buck Rogers makes his comeback. Oh, and there's a Wrath of Khan comic. Is there nothing that this week's comics won't do to try and make you happy? » 6/09/09 9:00am 6/09/09 9:00am

9 Wolverine Books You Must Read Before The Movie

X-Men Origins: Wolverine opens on Friday, but a love of Hugh Jackman can only take you so far. Here're the comics you need to read before heading to the theater next weekend. » 4/26/09 12:00pm 4/26/09 12:00pm

Marvel's Baby Boom Just Latest In Long Line

If creator Chris Claremont gets his way, GeNext - Marvel's new series about the children of today's X-Men, which launched on Wednesday - is just the start of a new line of comics where we find out about the children of today's stars of four-color-page and screen. But after numerous previous attempts, is the world… » 5/15/08 7:30am 5/15/08 7:30am

And Now . . . The Children Of The Children Of The Atom

Ever wondered what would happen if the X-Men all got slightly more incestual as a group? The answer awaits you in the first issue of next month's new series GeNext, where classic X-Men writer Chris Claremont gets to fantasize about what would happen if the members of Marvel's mutant favorite franchise got "busy" with… » 4/25/08 6:30am 4/25/08 6:30am

Must Read: X-Men: Days of Future Past

Must-read comics are futuristic classics that shouldn't be missed. Of course, not every must-read is perfect. That's why we've rated them 1-5 on the patented "crunchy goodness" scale.

Title: X-Men: Days Of Future Past

Date: 2004 (reprinting material from 1980)

Vitals: Not content with rewriting superhero comics'… » 10/24/07 7:00pm 10/24/07 7:00pm

Must Read: X-Men: God Loves, Man Kills

Must-read comics are futuristic classics that shouldn't be missed. Of course, not every must-read is perfect. That's why we've rated them 1-5 on the patented "crunchy goodness" scale.

Title: X-Men: God Loves, Man Kills

Date: 2007 (reprinting material from 1982).

Vitals: Going all out to illustrate the social worth… » 10/24/07 2:42pm 10/24/07 2:42pm