This was the first kiss ever filmed—and it was between two women

The Internet is currently ablaze over a video of strangers having a first kiss, but what was likely the first kiss committed to film was between two models—two female models. Oddly, the photographer filmed a same-sex kiss because, not in spite of, mores of the era. Artful nudity below. » 3/14/14 8:00pm 3/14/14 8:00pm

The evolution of kissing

Kissing is so common that we rarely ask why humans touch their lips together to show affection. One obvious answer is that it feels good. Densely packed nerve endings make your lips some of the most acutely sensitive regions of your entire body, and few things get them more riled up than a kiss. But where in humanity's … » 10/12/12 11:35am 10/12/12 11:35am

The Best Comic-Con Exclusive Toys of 2012

The San Diego Comic-Con is inundated with playthings and doodads you can only find in the hallowed halls of the convention center. Here are twenty of our favorite Comic-Con exclusives to hit the scene next week — the offerings range from the 4-foot-long S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier to perhaps the most ridiculous Star Wars » 7/05/12 8:35am 7/05/12 8:35am

What if The Avengers came out in 1978?

Then they would be fighting KISS obviously. Hey, they were part of the Marvel Comics roster! I can also appreciate how they used Exo-Man as a stand-in for Iron Man. And Loki, as Paul Lynde from Hollywood Squares! Yeah, this is priceless. » 4/24/12 9:30am 4/24/12 9:30am

Blade prequel may drop Deacon Frost for a whole new vampire villain

We've been hearing about Stephen Dorff and director Stephen Norrington's Blade prequel for ages. First it was going to be a Deacon Frost-centric trilogy, then it was Deacon Frost meets Scarface. Now the film-makers might just reinvent the vampire entirely. » 12/27/10 11:26am 12/27/10 11:26am

The Man Who Wrote Comic Books In KISS Blood

We told you that Steve Gerber passed away earlier today, but did you know the guy created the first ever Marvel Super Special in 1977, featuring the band KISS? Not just any normal KISS, but a superpowered group who encounters villains from the Marvel archives, including Doctor Doom and his tutor, Dizzie the Hun. If… » 2/12/08 5:30pm 2/12/08 5:30pm