This 5,300-year-old Iceman has close relatives living in the…

Everyone, meet Ötzi the Iceman. Well, this is a reconstruction of Ötzi the Iceman — you'll find photos of his mummified corpse after the jump. And while Ötzi's remains might look rather run down to you and me, the truth is that any one of us would be lucky to look as good as he does after 5,300 years. That's how long… » 2/28/12 11:37am 2/28/12 11:37am

Read an exclusive preview of Uncanny X-Force, one of the best X-Men…

All this week, we've been gearing up for the conclusion of the "Dark Angel Saga" storyline in Uncanny X-Force, one of the most rollicking X-comics to date. » 12/07/11 6:45am 12/07/11 6:45am

What if the mutants of the X-Men were truly mutated?

The X-Men always complain that they're loathed by society, but they never think to stop it's because they're so damned good-looking. And barring a few select team members, the X-Men are more Olympic water polo team pin-up calendar, less genetically quirky superhero squad. But what if the comeliest of X-Men couldn't… » 9/27/11 2:00pm 9/27/11 2:00pm

Scientists discover 5200-year-old iceman's final meal

Ötzi the Iceman may have died 5200 years ago in the Italian Alps, but scientists are still divining the gustatory secrets of his last minutes. Before kicking the bucket, this Copper Age fellow had chowed down on some ibex. » 6/20/11 3:45pm 6/20/11 3:45pm

Make The Best Spider-Man 5 You Can, Sam Raimi

So we're already getting very heavy hints that the recently-announced Spider-Man 4 » 9/14/08 12:00pm 9/14/08 12:00pm will center around the long-teased-to-the-point-of-not-caring "Curt Connors Becomes The Lizard" storyline that easter eggs in the first three movies have been slowly building to, but that's not why we're excited about the prospect of…