Marvel Superheroes, Recreated As Custom LEGO Minifigures

Marvel and LEGO enthusiast autorazr has a mission: To recreate as many custom Marvel superheroes in LEGO form as possible. This includes characters from different timelines and universes, characters wearing their old and their new costumes. Villains that will probably never get their own set. So basically everyone. » 7/18/14 5:51am Friday 5:51am

A Brief History of Ultimate Marvel

Ultimate Marvel has had a rocky history. A lot of people, myself included, really like Ultimate Spider-Man, and especially the introduction of Miles Morales. On the other hand, the line hosts some infamously bad stories, including the especially terrible Ultimatum. A question by LightningLouie over on my review of… » 7/07/14 11:38am 7/07/14 11:38am

Ninja Turtles Serves Up The Most Accurate Dinosaurs in Comics

Paleoart blog Love in the Time of Chasmosaurus has a good review of a recent Ninja Turtles comic book: TMNT: Turtles in Time #1. While the story is plenty of fun (aliens are playing Dino-Riders in the late Cretaceous, Turtles go back in time and beat them up), what really stands out is the incredible dinosaur art… » 7/05/14 10:36am 7/05/14 10:36am

Captain America: The First Interventionist

Captain America introduced himself to Americans by punching Adolf Hitler in the face on the cover of Captain America Comics #1. While this is something the vast majority of people would applaud in this day and age, Timely Comics, the predecessor to Marvel Comics, debuted Captain America in early 1941, when the U.S.… » 1/02/14 5:29pm 1/02/14 5:29pm

Investigative Journalist Uncovers the Fake Geek Boys of Comic-Con

Even though we are all so over the "fake geek girl" nonsense, this video that turns the tables on the menfolk is kind of awesome. Yes, it's all tongue-in-cheek, and all the gentlemen here are excellent sports — but there's something so awesome (and funny) about watching these guys field the annoying questions so many… » 9/13/13 12:14pm 9/13/13 12:14pm

The Winter Soldier reveals the secret backstory hidden in his hair

The Winter Soldier is giving Thor a run for his money for the most fabulous Marvel hair on the set of Captain America: The Winter Soldier. But how did they decide that a character breakdown equals long hair? Actor Sebastian Stan, who plays both Bucky Barnes and Captain America's new foe, shares with us the evolution… » 7/24/13 1:30pm 7/24/13 1:30pm

Escape from Canada's Manga Censorship Dungeon

Last summer, civil liberties groups Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and Comic Legends Legal Defense Fund helped defend Ryan Matheson, an American citizen who faced a year in Canadian prison for possession of child pornography. Why? The charges against the 27-year-old software engineer had come via Canadian customs… » 3/19/12 7:00am 3/19/12 7:00am

Some of the Best Comic Art in the World, from the Library of Congress

Want to see some great comic book art for free? Want a cheap date? If you are in the Washington, D.C. area between now and March, the Library of Congress will be holding an exhibition of comic book art entitled Timely and Timeless, showing off some of the best of the library's 128,000 pieces of comic artwork. » 9/23/11 11:00am 9/23/11 11:00am