Oh, the world didn't end yesterday? Nutcracker Galactus will take care…

Galactus is here to deal with the planetary destruction overlooked in this week's non-apocalypse. Not only that, he'll do it in festive attire, imitating a holiday nutcracker. Mike Del Mundo wishes the world a Merry Christmas with this planet-crunching nutcracker piece. » 12/22/12 8:00am 12/22/12 8:00am

Could the real Galactus turn up in one of Marvel's upcoming movies?…

There have been a number of new developments in the wrangling over the movie rights to Daredevil and Fantastic Four — but the most interesting upshot, by far, is the notion that Marvel could regain the rights to Galactus, devourer of worlds. And his herald, the Silver Surfer. [See update below.] » 8/06/12 9:28pm 8/06/12 9:28pm

Galactus is Nigh: Counter-Protestors Warn of the Comic-Con Apocalypse

While it's nothing on the scale of 2010's grand, nerdy San Diego Comic-Con counter-protest of the Westboro Baptist Church, the Galactus is Nighs team is keeping that spirit alive with their own faux-religious placards. They've been collect photos of their sign with various cosplayers on their Facebook page,… » 7/15/12 3:00pm 7/15/12 3:00pm

What if the Incredible Hulk starred in A Christmas Story?

For their latest art challenge, the illustrators at the website Draw2D2 (previously: 1, 2, 3) placed characters from the Marvel Universe in the cherished hellhole-Americana X-Mas flick A Christmas Story. Witness Ralphie's pajamas and Flick's telephone pole shenanigans reenacted with the Marvel Universe's stalwart gang. … » 12/18/11 11:15am 12/18/11 11:15am

Google Maps discovers mysterious sky creatures in Switzerland

Along a lonely stretch of road in Quarten, Switzerland, two strange figures and/or camera smudges survey the terrain, planning nefarious and/or blurry machinations. The figures follow the camera as it travels down the road. Some commenters on Reddit are claiming this is a gateway to Valhalla, but I'm of the mind that… » 11/19/11 4:45pm 11/19/11 4:45pm

Marvel Comics' nastiest villains get dapper costume makeovers

The blog Project Rooftop is obsessed with the sartorial side of superheroics and posts oodles of redesigns (both official and unofficial) of your favorite capes. Artist Kris Anka recently gave Marvel's nastiest (and worst dressed) villains some much-needed makeovers. » 5/17/11 11:10am 5/17/11 11:10am

Tribble machines, zombie solidarity bands and face-huggers: Comic-Con…

Yesterday, we showed you the worst of Comic Con's advertising - now here's the best. From the horrifying to the fantastic, SDCC's marketers ramped up their aggressive tactics tenfold this year. But when you're getting free burgers, what's to hate? » 7/28/10 2:14pm 7/28/10 2:14pm

Three of the Greediest Planet-Eating Bastards Ever Created

Now that we've all given up on any pretense at a New Year's diet, it's time to celebrate some of the hungriest people in science fiction: Those so hungry, they could eat an entire planet. Not for these fine folk, the questionable pleasures of a Burger King Whopper or espresso chocolate chip cookie or several; instead, … » 2/05/08 8:00am 2/05/08 8:00am

Ten Great New York Monsters (OK, One is from New Jersey)

New York is famous as a breeding ground for monsters. With the metropolis about to get ripped to shreds on Friday in giant monster flick Cloverfield, NY's love affair with deadly, inhuman beasts is on our minds. HP Lovecraft wrote back in the 1920s that the Red Hook neighborhood was built over a vast, subterranean… » 1/16/08 11:50am 1/16/08 11:50am