Mark Millar's Time-Traveling Bromance Comic Chrononauts Will Be A Movie

The Chrononauts comic by Mark Millar was only just released, but it's already been fast-tracked by Universal for a feature film. So get ready for a movie about two sexy geniuses who show the world their time-traveling adventures, live on TV. » 3/20/15 10:50am 3/20/15 10:50am

Kingsman Has Some Of The Most Beautiful Violence In Movie History

If you care about action movies and want to see them rescued from the doldrums, then you owe it to yourself to see Kingsman: The Secret Service. This movie is psychotically violent, to the point where the violence practically shatters the fourth wall, and it shows what action movies can be, if they're willing to go… » 2/13/15 9:29am 2/13/15 9:29am

Time Itself Is The Newest Frontier In Mark Millar's Chrononauts

Humanity has done a reasonably solid job investigating the land, the oceans, and the sky, but in Mark Millar's new comic Chrononauts, two fun-loving geniuses begin exploring the time-stream with a few people looking over their shoulder — namely, a live television audience. » 2/11/15 12:04pm 2/11/15 12:04pm

What Are the Chances of Kick-Ass 3 Coming to the Big Screen?

Mark Millar seems to think there's a chance. But the numbers from Kick-Ass 2 make it seem unlikely. Which is an opinion shared by the stars of the films. » 8/12/14 2:30am 8/12/14 2:30am

At Last, Hollywood Finds A Clever New Spin On Superhero Origins

Matthew Vaughn may be done with the X-Men, and Kick-Ass, but that doesn't mean he's done with comics movies. In fact, he's producing the new movie adaptation of Mark Millar's Superior — a story about a boy with multiple sclerosis who has the chance to become a superhero, if he gives up his soul. » 4/15/14 4:55pm 4/15/14 4:55pm

The best, weirdest and wildest comics coming in 2014

Telling you it's a good time to be a comic book fan is like telling you oxygen is a helpful thing to inhale. You know this already. It's just a fact. We've been treated to some of the best, most thoughtful, and most fun comics of all time over the last several years, and that's clearly not going to stop in 2014. Here… » 1/14/14 11:30am 1/14/14 11:30am

Fox is starting its own Marvel cinematic universe with X-Men and FF

Fox's Head of Marvel Movies, Mark Millar, has announced that the X-Men movies and the upcoming Fantastic Four reboot will in fact share the same cinematic universe. Now, he's quick to point out that there are no actual crossovers planned... so what does this actually mean? » 8/19/13 11:45am 8/19/13 11:45am

Do villains have to commit "taboo" acts for us to hate them?

Do villains need to rape, torture or mutilate people for us to hate them? Or maybe the reverse is true: Sometimes we can invest more in a villain, if his or her evildoing is creative and leaves more to our imaginations. Sometimes with villains, brutality is the lesser path. Here's our plea for more subtle monsters. » 8/15/13 2:05pm 8/15/13 2:05pm

An X-Force movie is in the works—and maybe a Magneto film, too

With a new Wolverine movie on the horizon and production on X-Men: Days of Future Past clipping along, it looks like Fox is looking to further expand its corner of the Marvel Universe with a Cable-led X-Force movie. And we may be seeing a Magneto spinoff as well. » 7/13/13 8:00am 7/13/13 8:00am

Jim Carrey decries the violence of Kick-Ass 2, Mark Millar responds

Despite starring in the upcoming Kick-Ass 2 movie as the born-again hero Colonel Stars and Stripes, Jim Carrey has renounced his support of the movie on Twitter because of the film's level of violence. » 6/24/13 8:50am 6/24/13 8:50am

What would it be like to grow up as Superman’s kid?

There’s no doubt that Mark Millar and Frank Quitely’s Jupiter’s Legacy, a look at superheroic family dysfunction, is the comic event of the week. Meanwhile, Atlantis has a new king, two thieves steal a curse and a vampire eats a crimelord, all in this week’s comics! » 4/23/13 2:20pm 4/23/13 2:20pm

The "avengers" assemble in this new Kick-Ass 2 clip

Warning: This oddly lengthy clip seems to give away a rather key moment in Kick-Ass 2's climactic finale, so maybe you don't want to watch it. Or maybe you don't want to watch it because it seems like it's trying waaaaay too hard, what with the Avengers line and the dog biting Red Mist in the balls. Either way. » 4/18/13 7:20am 4/18/13 7:20am

Kick-Ass writer Mark Millar will help plan all the X-Men and Fantastic…

Fox hasn't always done the best job making use of its Marvel Comics film properties — they appear to have just lost the rights to Daredevil, and their Fantastic Four films aren't considered classics. So it's probably good news that they've hired Mark MIllar, who's done so much to reshape how Marvel's characters are… » 9/27/12 5:05pm 9/27/12 5:05pm

In this week's comics, it's all monster hunters and surly spies

Like clockwork, here's your Wednesday batch of comics for reading on a beautiful spring day. Or a crisp autumn day, if you're reading this from the Southern Hemisphere. Or a day-less season-less day if you're reading this from the International Space Station. Shall we? » 4/10/12 8:30am 4/10/12 8:30am

Kick-Ass' wee murderess Hit Girl is getting her own miniseries

Last year, the breakout star of Mark Millar's comic-series-turned-DIY-superhero flick was Hit Girl, a ten-year-old assassin dedicated to eviscerating crime. At London's Kapow! Comic Con this weekend, Millar announced that the heroine will be getting her own miniseries come September. » 4/10/11 2:15pm 4/10/11 2:15pm

London gets its own version of SDCC, courtesy of Mark Millar

It looks like the British are sick of invading. A new San Diego-scale comic convention has been announced, and it will be taking place in London. » 11/29/10 11:30am 11/29/10 11:30am

This Wednesday, it's the return of Kick-Ass and Black Hole's Charles…

There's a lot of comics coming out this week, but the two standouts are Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.'s Kick-Ass 2 and cartoonist Charles Burns' Hergé-inspired headtrip, X'ed Out. » 10/19/10 9:25am 10/19/10 9:25am

Batman 3's secret main villain revealed?

New Bat-rumors are flying! Now that Christopher Nolan's third Batman film is lensing in New Orleans, inside sources are claiming they know who the film's big bad is. How so? We explain. Possible spoilers ahead... » 10/08/10 6:30am 10/08/10 6:30am

Top Gun director getting $150 million for cop-torturing evil-Batman…

"Evil batman" Nemesis creator Mark Millar claims that Tony Scott's movie adaptation of his ultra-violent comic Nemesis has a budget of $150 mil. Plus, his anti-hero Nemesis WILL be keeping the infamous white suit. That's one pricey bloodbath. [MTV] » 10/05/10 9:30am 10/05/10 9:30am