10 Times When Comics And Movies Sexualized Male Superheroes

You've heard the argument that male superheroes are sexualized simply because they are often bare-chested. But a man taking off his shirt doesn't make him a sex object. It's actually rare to find examples of male superheroes who truly are sexualized the way women are in comics. Here are ten examples. » 8/28/14 10:59am 8/28/14 10:59am

10 Times Doctor Doom's Dignity Went Down The Toilet

When it comes to supervillain class, nobody beats the Fantastic Four's arch-nemesis Doctor Doom. But despite his impervious metal suit and weapons-grade haughtiness, Doom has been knocked down a peg more times than he'd like to admit. Here are 10 of the Latverian dictator-for-life's most embarrassing moments — they… » 4/04/12 11:30am 4/04/12 11:30am

The 1989 Avengers Male Beauty Pageant Informed Us Hawkeye Had A…

With The Avengers hitting theaters this summer, audiences are eagerly anticipating a chiseled parade of superhuman beefcake saving the world, not unlike if the Chippendales were conscripted as U.N. Peacekeepers. But did you know that Marvel Comics actually rated The Avengers according to hotness two decades ago? » 1/30/12 8:50am 1/30/12 8:50am

Insane X-Men club kid fashion makes blowing up Sentinels look good

You may remember Kevin Wada and Max Wittert's haute couture remixes of the X-Men's superheroing outfits. The artists have now drafted a new batch of mutant apparel that ranges from Chamber's plasma frock to Cyclops' quartz slab sunglasses to Namor's winged anklets. Which, to be perfectly honest, I would wear the… » 1/03/12 7:00am 1/03/12 7:00am

Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Read Comics

Most comics have at least one character more interesting than the heroes. Here's what it would look like if comics were centered on the background characters. DC and Marvel will never be the same. » 10/24/09 1:00pm 10/24/09 1:00pm

New Photos Reveal Avatar Body Parts And Maybe A Caprica Confrontation

Spoiler revelations! There's a fresh look at James Cameron's weird Avatar, plus Cameron Diaz talks Green Hornet. And Caprica set pics! Fringe alternate-universe details! A FlashForward trailer reveals all. Plus Sub-Mariner, Legion, Twilight, Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus, V and Stargate. » 8/14/09 6:00am 8/14/09 6:00am

Jason Statham As An Undersea Prince

Jason Statham, who seems to have made a career out of kicking down doors, screaming, and shooting people, took a meeting with Marvel as part of an audition process for Namor, The Sub-Mariner. We'll pause while you process that for a bit. Just imagine the smooth-headed, Cockney-slinging Statham as the Prince of the… » 1/24/08 12:00pm 1/24/08 12:00pm