The Surprisingly Feminine Core of Dark Knight III

Frank Miller’s Dark Knight series has, for better or worse, been one of the most highly influential pieces of Batman media in decades—and a return to that universe is one that usually could be fraught with danger. But the first issue of The Master Race has some surprising twists to it that leave us wanting to know… »Wednesday 12:20pm11/25/15 12:20pm


DC's Live Action Heroes Combine in this Awesome Fan Made Crisis On Infinite Earths Trailer

Crisis on Infinite Earths—the epic 1985 DC comics saga brought together disparate heroes across DC’s vast multiverse, and eventually smooshed it all together into a single line of continuity. But now we actually have enough live action adaptations of DC’s heroes for this pretty rad fan mashup, in the style of Crisis. »10/26/15 6:30pm10/26/15 6:30pm

Frank Miller Making A Third Dark Knight Comic Titled The Master Race

This... this will not end well. DC comics has just announced that Frank Miller, one of comics’ greatest creators who has since devolved into one of the comics’ world’s weird crazy uncles, is creating a third volume in the saga he began with The Dark Knight Returns, to be titled The Dark Knight: The Master Race. »4/24/15 4:41pm4/24/15 4:41pm

The 5 Best And 5 Worst "I Wanted to Get Caught" Villain Schemes

Villains sure do like to be captured on purpose, don't they? We've seen it again and again as a trope, but it's not always a bad thing. Sometimes, it does show just how brilliant our bad guy is. And sometimes, it shows just how stupid our heroes are. Here are the best — and worst — times a villain got sent to the… »2/05/15 1:08pm2/05/15 1:08pm

This Batman Branding Iron Is The Worst Great Idea We've Seen All Week

The Batman Branding Iron is a BIC-mounted, stainless steel branding iron 3D-printed in the shape of the bat symbol from Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy. It is $30.60, and "intended for branding Batmannish trade-dress on your school stuff, clothes, books, furniture, etc (Note: not pets or people)." »8/23/14 12:30pm8/23/14 12:30pm

Stunt Casting That Actually Made Everything Better

Stunt casting is a long tradition in science fiction and fantasy, but it's only gotten more common lately. Films and TV shows will cast a famous actor — or someone who used to be in a Joss Whedon show — to spark interest. Sometimes, it's just unnecessary. But here are a bunch of cases where it was the perfect casting. »6/05/14 12:00pm6/05/14 12:00pm

​Thor: The Dark World shows superhero movies can still be joyful

It's a grim time for big-screen superheroes. Rebooted versions of Superman and Spider-Man both have daddy issues. Tony Stark has PTSD. Wolverine kinda wants to die. So it's a relief to watch Thor: The Dark World, which is the lightest, funniest superhero movie in ages. Let a thunder-god show you how to make a joyful… »11/08/13 12:09pm11/08/13 12:09pm