10 Insanely Awkward Superhero Romantic Subplots

Superhero romance is a bit like unstable nitroglycerine, in that A.) it's very rarely handled well; and B.) it often blows up in everybody's face. Here are ten times your favorite crime-stoppers experienced relationship foibles mere mortals like you and I can barely comprehend. Remember when Superman made an adult… » 5/02/12 12:50pm 5/02/12 12:50pm

An exclusive first look at Colossus versus Red Hulk from Avengers Vs.…

Last week, we unveiled one of several duels readers could see in Marvel's upcoming Avengers Vs. X-Men storyline. Today, here's an exclusive sneak peek at another one of the battles scheduled on the fight card. In April's Uncanny X-Men #11, a Cyttorak-fueled Colossus will go toe-to-toe with the burning mad Red Hulk!… » 1/19/12 6:50am 1/19/12 6:50am

Behold, the mother lode of sex-swapped X-Men fan art

We've seen sex-swapped incarnations of the X-Men before, but Deviant Artist Timberoo is devoted to giving almost every X-Men — no matter how obscure — the Victor Victoria routine. Let's kick off these creative offerings with He-Dazzler, who I imagine would look a lot more like Cerrone or Giorgio Moroder in real life. » 10/26/11 3:45pm 10/26/11 3:45pm

Uncanny X-Men scribe Kieron Gillen tells us what makes his mutant squad…

At the New York Comic Con, we had the pleasure of a quick chat with writer Kieron Gillen, who will penning the renumbered first issue of Uncanny X-Men next month. » 10/15/11 2:15pm 10/15/11 2:15pm

The 5 most tear-jerking X-Men deaths

Out of all the superteams in comics, the X-Men always seem to rack up the highest body counts. It's like dying is their mutant power! In any case, here are the weepiest passings in X-history. » 7/13/10 5:16pm 7/13/10 5:16pm

Birthplace of Modern Computers Is "a National Disgrace"

During World War II, the best mathematical minds in Britain gathered at a place called Bletchley Park to decipher the secret codes used by the Axis. To aid the process, they developed the Colossus Mk 1 and Mk 2, some of the first machines recognizable as programmable computers. And now UK computer scientists are up in… » 7/25/08 8:00am 7/25/08 8:00am

Must Read: Astonishing X-Men

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

Title: Astonishing X-Men
Date: 2004-present

Vitals: Joss Whedon writes the X-men, who suddenly decide to be superheroes again… » 10/01/07 12:06am 10/01/07 12:06am