This Lovely Lil' Godzilla Rules the Toy Crop at New York Comic Con

It's New York Comic Con next week, and you know what that means? Oodles of lovely exclusive toys to gaze at (and then lament that any you actually want you'll probably end up paying out the ass for on eBay after the con)! First up in the parade of wonderful toys is Bandai, with lovely Godzilla goodness. » 10/02/14 1:13am Today 1:13am

​Why Are Superhero Movies So Much Better Than Superhero Comics?

Greetings, my stamp stars. I must escape this land ruled by apes. Generally it's pretty great here — the apes are chill, the banana wine is pretty good — but they have me delivering the mail here too, and half of what they send to each other is their own feces, because they're too civilized to throw it at each other. » 9/03/14 8:10am 9/03/14 8:10am

20 Comic-Con Exclusive Collectibles Worth Selling Somebody's Soul For

Why do toy companies do it? Why do they make the toys, statues and other collectibles we want most, and then release them only at the San Diego Comic-Con? Is Satan involved? If so, let's make a deal, because we want these 20 exclusives from this year's Comic-Con bad. You don't need our specific souls, right? » 7/15/14 10:20am 7/15/14 10:20am

This Summer Has Actually Restored My Faith In Pop Culture

The love of pop culture is tumutulous and unpredictable, full of sudden letdowns and unepected thrills. And sometimes, it's easy to get pessimistic. But just when you think you're burning out on TV, movies and comics, they can surprise you. And this summer has done quite a bit to restore my faith in pop culture. » 7/07/14 1:07pm 7/07/14 1:07pm

12 Worst Attempts To Americanize Foreign TV Shows And Movies

Happy Independence Day! There are many reasons to celebrate America. And then, there's our tendency to borrow other people's stuff. Sometimes when Americans remake foreign properties, it turns out okay, like Let Me In. But often... not. Here are the dozen worst attempts to remake foreign TV shows and films. » 7/04/14 10:28am 7/04/14 10:28am