Why the heck is Ralph Nader teaching us about Kryptonite?

We know that erstwhile perennial presidential candidate Ralph Nader moonlights as a science fiction novelist, but did you know the consumers' rights crusader also dabbled in Kryptonite advocacy? Don't forget about pink Kryptonite, Ralph! It unbelievably exists! » 6/07/11 5:30pm 6/07/11 5:30pm

10 scifi icons (and 10 obscure characters who have the same names)

You know Spider-Man, but have you heard of the British anti-hero Spiderman? Everyone's seen Terminator 2, but have you seen the Italian Terminator II? Here are 10 familiar characters (and a bunch of randoms who share their names). » 1/10/11 7:00am 1/10/11 7:00am

Ignore This Week's Comics, Think Of The Glowing Evil Toys

I know: You're sick of comics after last weekend's Wondercon coverage. Who can blame you? If it wasn't comics this, it was comics that, and after three days of that, who'd want to read about the comics shipping to stores tomorrow? There may be Bastards that Krash and Doctors called Who, but it's just even more comics,… » 2/26/08 9:00am 2/26/08 9:00am

Smallville Sneak Preview: Brainiac Kills Rats, Leaves Hickeys

Smallville returns with its first new episode since December tonight, and will feature the triumphant return of James "Captain John" Marsters as Brainiac. Marc McClure, who played Jimmy Olsen in Superman: The Movie, appears as Dax-Ur, a Kryptonian who was responsible for the creation of Brainiac in the first place. Now… » 1/31/08 9:00am 1/31/08 9:00am