This Amazing '70s-Style Alien Playset May Be Comic-Con's Best Exclusive

Not content to merely release awesome Alien action figures in classic Kenner style, Funko (along with Super7) has announced an incredible playset right out of the '70s to accompany them. It's perfect, right down to its packaging. Look how excited that little girl is to be playing with her Alien Egg Chamber! » 7/03/14 1:40pm 7/03/14 1:40pm

This Comic-Con Exclusive Features Classic Transformers At Their Cutest

Hasbro's final Transformers Comic-Con exclusive has arrived, and fans of the original cartoon (as well as adorable robots) will be delighted. This "Kreon Class of 1984" set features 30 classic G1 Autobots and Decepticons in SD form, with extras including '80s must-haves like a boom box, floppy disk, and a mullet. » 6/24/14 12:30pm 6/24/14 12:30pm

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

Who won Comic-Con, Superman/Batman or Avengers 2: Age of Ultron?

Are you sick of Comic-Con yet? I hope not, because the ol’ mailbag is full of questions regarding the events of this year’s nerd prom. Man of Steel 2! The new origin of Ultron! Why the people who get into Hall H are the chosen ones! If a fake mailman from the future can't explain the vagaries of Comic-Con 2013, who… » 7/31/13 8:00am 7/31/13 8:00am

Jon Snow's Harsh Choice: "Play the game, or die like Ned Stark"

Jon Snow may have known nothing at the start of Game of Thrones, but he's learned a lot in the past three seasons. And Jon's in a tough spot as season four begins. When we caught up with actor Kit Harington, we asked him how Jon will regain the trust of his friends. We also talked to Esme Bianco, who played Ros. » 7/29/13 1:00pm 7/29/13 1:00pm

What makes the Machine on Person of Interest a science fiction rarity

One of the burning questions we were left with on Person of Interest last season was whether the Machine was alive — and if so, what does it want? We asked show creator Jonathan Nolan and series regular Amy Acker (who plays the hacker Root). Their answers revealed that this show goes where few SF stories do. » 7/25/13 4:53pm 7/25/13 4:53pm

Godzilla director Gareth Edwards explains the symbolism of kaiju

New images and footage from the forthcoming Godzilla movie have us so excited that we're zooming through the air like three-headed space kaiju. At Comic-Con, we sat down with director Gareth Edwards to talk about his giant monster designs, and the political subtext of this classic anti-nuke tale. » 7/25/13 3:31pm 7/25/13 3:31pm

Tom Hiddleston re-enacts the entirety of Thor 2... with action figures

I don't know that this needs a spoiler warning, because, to be honest, I think Hiddleston may be leaving certain bits out of his toy-based performance of Thor: The Dark World. If not, though, I have some severe doubts about how well this sequel will hold up to the original. I mean, it's only like a minute long! » 7/25/13 1:30pm 7/25/13 1:30pm

Why Beware the Batman showcases Gotham's lesser known supervillains

So far, there's no Joker in Beware the Batman. Villains like Two-Face, Poison Ivy, the Penguin, and Killer Croc are all noticeably absent from Cartoon Network's CG take on the Dark Knight. That's because the writers are using Batman's more obscure rogues to tell a specific story about Bruce Wayne's psychology. » 7/25/13 12:50pm 7/25/13 12:50pm