G.I. Joe 2 Super Bowl trailer shows off Cobra Commander's new mask

The first G.I. Joe: Retaliation trailer was a welcome, absurdly over-the-top surprise, and we're pleased to see that the Super Bowl teaser continues the madness. Check out Cobra Commander's revamped evening wear, The Rock barking Jay-Z lyrics, and a shuriken-versus-bullets ninja battle. Director Jon Chu's action… » 2/01/12 1:05pm 2/01/12 1:05pm

The 10 Most Regrettable 80s Science Fiction and Fantasy Villains on Film

The 1980s gave audiences plenty of timeless bad guys like the Terminator, Boba Fett, and Vigo the Carpathian. The decade also dished out plenty of incompetent and ill-conceived villains. Let's explore the 1980s wing of the Annals of Mediocre Villainy. » 1/18/12 10:30am 1/18/12 10:30am

In comics, Hellboy meets mutant cows (and everyone wants to be Cobra…

Everybody wants to rule the world (as Tears for Fears once so poignantly noticed), and the comic book baddies at Cobra are not immune to such megalomania. Also, new Hellboy and a very foul-mouthed talking rabbit! » 4/12/11 9:00am 4/12/11 9:00am

Which Cobra character died this week? We talk to G.I. Joe publisher IDW

Last Wednesday, a major character in G.I. Joe mythology kicked the bucket in IDW's G.I. Joe: Cobra miniseries. Who was it, and what does his passing mean for the Joe comic book series? Spoilers way on! » 1/22/11 1:05pm 1/22/11 1:05pm

The 10 most regrettable Eighties scifi and fantasy villains on film

The 1980s gave audiences plenty of timeless bad guys like the Terminator, Boba Fett, and Vigo the Carpathian. The decade also dished out plenty of incompetent and ill-conceived villains. Let's explore the 1980s wing of the Annals of Mediocre Villainy. » 12/19/10 6:15pm 12/19/10 6:15pm

10 insane facts comics taught us about American history

In honor of Election Night 2010, let's remember the bizarre historical minutiae comic books have taught us about the ol' U.S. of A. You know, like the time Henry Kissinger met Doctor Doom. » 11/02/10 7:25pm 11/02/10 7:25pm

Is Cobra Commander Getting A Casual Makeover?

Comic publisher IDW released this image yesterday without any information other than that it's a new character appearing in a series they're launching this month. But that face-concealing mask? That lapel pin? We think it's Cobra Commander's new look. » 1/05/10 12:00pm 1/05/10 12:00pm

The Cobra Commander Talks About His Mangled Face Time

We've already seen the dreaded Cobra Commander's live action face reveal in toy form forG.I. Joe. But actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt thinks the character's Daniel Day-Lewis good. We're still not sold... especially when he compares it to a Russian Clown Show. » 6/26/09 9:30am 6/26/09 9:30am

Cobra Commander's Face Not A Total Wash?

I think we all remember the terrible fail that was the leaked toy face of G.I. Joe's live action Cobra Commander. Now, the Cobra actor, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, is trying to put our minds at ease. » 4/20/09 11:42am 4/20/09 11:42am

Cobra Commander's Hideously Disappointing Face Revealed

We've shown you the face of Cobra Commander from the kids' toy line of the new live action G.I. Joe movie. But the previous plastic cherub face could not prepare us for the real thing. » 3/26/09 7:00am 3/26/09 7:00am

Is This The Face Of The Movie Cobra Commander?

Will theG.I. Joe Cobra Commander reveal disappoint? The "Combat Heroes," which are tiny baby-faced toy versions of the cast, have printed the Cobra Commander's hoodless face on their packaging and it ain't pretty. Spoilers ahead. » 2/12/09 4:00pm 2/12/09 4:00pm

GI Joe Movie Turns Fan Service Into High-Tech Complex Drama

Ignore all those robots in disguise already; 2009 will be the year of GI Joe, thanks to the Resolute cartoon and upcoming movie. And at the GI Joe panel Thursday morning, Hasbro executives and the creators of both projects explained just why everything they do, they do it for you. » 7/24/08 2:20pm 7/24/08 2:20pm

Power-Armor Vs. Nano-Tech Super Soldiers, In G.I. Joe

Starship Troopers 3 may finally show us a glimpse of the powered armor Heinlein talks about in the novel — but we'll get our real power armor fix from the G.I. Joe movie, coming in 2009. I haven't been sure whether Joe really counted as science fiction, but a new script review gives plenty of reasons to accept it as… » 4/21/08 4:00pm 4/21/08 4:00pm