Nifty Concept Art Of Captain Cold And Ra's Al Ghul On Flash And Arrow

The CW's DC Comics superhero shows have been including some pretty major comics villains lately. Here's some early concept art that shows early looks for Ra's Al Ghul (by Andy Poon) and Captain Cold (by John Gallagher.) Check out more of both artists at the links. [via Comic Book Movie] » 12/19/14 4:40pm Yesterday 4:40pm

Are We Entering The Age Of The Practical Superhero Costume?

This year two big Superheroines have gone through major redesigns - Batgirl and, this week, Spider-Woman. Both designs shared a similar mantra: ditch the spandex, and get practical. But are they first steps in revitalising superhero designs into something more feasible in the 21st Century? » 12/19/14 4:14pm Yesterday 4:14pm

See The Misfits' New Look In Exclusive Jem & The Holograms Cover Reveal

We are beyond thrilled that Kelly Thompson is writing the comic book adaptation of the beloved 1980s cartoon Jem and the Holograms. We're debuting the second comic cover featuring the rocking Misfits, and chatted with Thompson and series artist Ross Campbell about how they've updated the outrageous Jem. » 12/17/14 12:00pm Wednesday 12:00pm

Check Out Some Of The Earliest Concept Art For He-Man And Skeletor!

It was roughly 35 years ago that Mattel decided to do its own action-adventure toyline, to make up for its decision not to do Star Wars toys in 1977. In an exclusive excerpt from the book The Art of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, we've got exclusive early sketches, plus the first He-Man pitch memo! » 12/16/14 1:32pm Tuesday 1:32pm

Great Villains Whose Schemes Aren't Just Aimed At Destroying The Hero

Sometimes it seems like every villain is obsessed with murdering the hero of the story. (Or making the hero realize they're alike.) But it's not true — in fact, some of the best villains have their own goals, and the hero just happens to get in the way. Here are some great villains whose schemes don't revolve around… » 12/16/14 8:00am Tuesday 8:00am

The Evolution of Batman, Superman and Spider-Man's Emblems In Gif Form

Over the many decades they've been in operation, some of Comic's most iconic heroes have had visual upgrades - including their suit's emblems. These cool animated gifs by Eric Snapper show just how much the logos of Spider-Man, Superman and Batman have changed over the years. » 12/15/14 10:41am Monday 10:41am

The 14 Most Insane Fictional Versions Of Real Life Historical Figures

History isn't boring, but that doesn't mean it can't stand to be spiced up a bit. That's why historical fiction exists, and why some books, TV movies, and the like sometimes turn real people into heroes, villains, demons, giant robot pilots, and more. Here are some of the least historically accurate historical figures… » 12/12/14 10:16am 12/12/14 10:16am