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Captain America and Iron Man's Civil War Teams Revealed

While there’s been many rumors circulating about just who is fighting who in the next Captain America movie—but newly emerged promotional art has given our first look at just who is standing with Captain America or Iron Man in Marvel’s impending superheroic dustup. There’s even a surprising face or two... spoilers… » 8/27/15 8:00am Thursday 8:00am

Here's Our First Look At Marvel's Black Panther In Action!

We’ve vaguely known what Black Panther was going to look like since his movie was announced—Marvel unveiled the above piece of concept art along with the news. But now we’ve got a slightly better look, direct from Captain America: Civil War’s Berlin-based filming! Come take a peek. Spoilers ahead. » 8/12/15 12:58pm 8/12/15 12:58pm

How America's First Female Detective Helped Foil An Assassination Plot

History isn’t certain if Kate Warne, America’s first female detective, had that career path in mind when she walked into the Pinkerton Detective Agency. It’s possible she was applying to be a secretary. But she so impressed Allan Pinkerton that he hired her as an agent — a job she proved unusually well-suited for. » 5/21/15 10:40am 5/21/15 10:40am

Another SHIELD Agent Joins Civil War And Martin Freeman's Role Revealed

Another day, another character added to Captain America: Civil War. It won’t shock you — or it shouldn’t — that Emily VanCamp will return to the movie as Sharon Carter, a.k.a. Agent 13, the age-appropriate love interest/relative of Agent Peggy. As for who Martin Freeman’s playing, well, that’s a bit more intriguing... » 5/07/15 7:30am 5/07/15 7:30am

Spider-Man Joins Captain America: Civil War And More Movie Updates

The news/ramifications/fallout from last night's bombshell announcement that Sony would let Marvel play with their Spider-Man figures (so to speak) continue! The WSJ confirms Spidey will make his Marvel Cinematic Universe debut in Captain America: Civil War while Sony's Sinister Six movie is back on! » 2/10/15 11:52am 2/10/15 11:52am

Why Marvel's Civil War Movie Shouldn't Be Anything Like The Comic

Greetings, my lascivious envelope-lickers! Uh, that sounded dirtier than I intended. Sorry. In today's mailbag, I have the answers you seek — as long as you're wondering where the hell Disney's cartoons are hiding and whether Thor's hammer has accidentally killed somebody. Three, two, one, let's jam! » 1/21/15 9:05am 1/21/15 9:05am

Marvel Wanted Spider-Man For Captain America 3, But Sony Said No

In the treasure trove of info that are the leaked Sony Pictures emails, one conversation has been discovered that would blow Marvel comics fans' minds — the fact that Sony and Marvel was indeed discussing a way for the Sony-owned Spider-Man to appear in Marvel Studios cinematic universe. That's the good news. » 12/10/14 1:53pm 12/10/14 1:53pm

​Civil War Maps Show How Sherman's March Rescued Lincoln's Presidency

By 1864, the Union Army's victories in Vicksburg and Gettysburg were overshadowed by growing criticism of the president's leadership and the failure to capture Richmond. Lincoln feared he wouldn't be re-elected, unless he could produce tangible evidence that the end of the Civil War was in sight. » 12/01/14 10:40am 12/01/14 10:40am

Incredible Restoration of Rusted Turret Cannon from the U.S. Civil War

The USS Monitor, whose cross section is pictured above, was the first iron-clad warship in the US Navy. Built during the U.S. Civil War, it was famous for its revolving turret, fitted out with a cannon. Now, a group is restoring the cannon — and you can see some unbelievable before-and-after pictures below. » 9/26/14 12:35pm 9/26/14 12:35pm

The Confederacy Almost Had a Helicopter During the Civil War

The American Civil War was probably the first truly modern war in that technology was so important. The military use of balloons, the development of steam-powered ironclads and monitors (as well as the invention of the gun turret), rifled cannons of unprecedented size, submarines, guncotton and telegraphy were all… » 7/12/14 9:30am 7/12/14 9:30am

10 Movements to Secede from the United States

This week, the United States celebrates its independence from Great Britain. But throughout the nation's history there have been plenty of people who have sought their independence from the US, not in it. Some of these rebellions against the US have been mere publicity stunts, while others genuinely threatened to tear… » 7/03/12 10:00am 7/03/12 10:00am