The Complete History Of Marvel Superhero Movies: 1990-2008

Iron Man may have changed the game for Marvel movies, but Marvel already had a long history of movie-making before the creation of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Here's part two of our look back at the history of Marvel comic book movies, as we head into the 90's and come right up to 2008. » 3/17/15 12:50pm 3/17/15 12:50pm

What's The Worst Movie That Saved Your Life On A Long Airplane Flight?

Something magical happens on a long-haul airplane flight. Sometimes the absolute worst movie is the best medicine. In that half-awake, dehydrated state somewhere over the ocean, with babies screaming and people kicking your seat, a truly terrible movie is the best distraction. What's the worst movie you've ever loved… » 12/19/14 2:30pm 12/19/14 2:30pm

Who's The Coolest Fictional Assassin Of All Time?

Assassins are deadly and stealthy — so it's no surprise that they have a certain mystique and glamor going on. Science fiction and fantasy are full of assassins who win our admiration while taking lives. But who's the most badass fictional assassin of all time? » 5/15/14 2:23pm 5/15/14 2:23pm

This Wednesday, Elektra and great white sharks hit the comic store

What's new at the comic shop tomorrow? As far as first issues, we have Before Watchmen: Rorschach by Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo, Michael Avon Oeming's superhero comic The Victories ("Not long from now, all that will stand between you and evil are the Victories-six heroes sworn to protect us from crime,… » 8/14/12 6:25pm 8/14/12 6:25pm

10 Sexiest Assassins

Murder for hire doesn't have to be sexy, but it's just more fun that way. And the best assassins are almost always sexy, using their sexual allure to confuse their prey and delight everyone else. » 5/17/11 10:10am 5/17/11 10:10am

Storm, Elektra, and Wonder Woman get body-painted for Rio de Janeiro's…

For the Cubango samba school parade for Rio's 2011 Carnaval, several nice young ladies donned painted-on superheroine outfits...which is more or less how they look in the comics. I also love how Elektra's music in this segment is the theme song to Electra Woman and Dyna Girl and Storm's theme is from Marvel vs. Capcom… » 3/07/11 7:50am 3/07/11 7:50am

40+ Examples Of How Big-Screen Superhero Costumes Fail

When superhero/supervillain costumes succeed on the big screen, it's a miracle. But it's also rare. The movie superhero outfits are a multiverse of fail, and here are 40-odd examples of total costume catastrophe. Brace yourself, this won't be pretty. » 3/26/10 3:48pm 3/26/10 3:48pm

The Worst Superhero Movies Of All Time. Really.

In the past decade, the superhero has strode across our screens like a spandex-clad collossus, beating most other genres. The rise of superhero flicks has brought with it a flood of cinematic sewage, and here are the absolute worst. » 2/01/10 4:30pm 2/01/10 4:30pm

Comic Book Hero Album Remix: The Teen Titans Club

Check out this brilliant collection of famous album covers remixed to star all of comics' greatest superheroes. The Teen Titans sit in Bat-Detention, Elektra's a maniac, and you'll never guess who plays Prince. » 1/05/10 8:00am 1/05/10 8:00am

Tattoos That Say 'I'm A Futuristic Bad-Ass'

Click to viewSome of the coolest characters in science fiction sport bad-ass tattoos that signify membership in a secret society. And if you're a futuristic assassin, there's nothing like having some ink on your face to set you apart from the regular tough guys. It's amazing how much character development movies and… » 10/23/08 5:09pm 10/23/08 5:09pm