9 Batman Knock-Offs That Utterly Miss The Point Of Batman

Everybody loves Batman. After 75 years of saving Gotham City, the Caped Crusader has become an archetype. So it's not surprising that every comic needs its own version of Bats. And yet, Batman remains unique, and it's not so easy to copy him. Here are 9 Batman knock-offs that totally miss why Batman works. » 3/25/15 10:00am Wednesday 10:00am

No, "Planet X" does not exist

There's a going theory out there that an undiscovered planet resides in our solar system somewhere beyond the orbit of Pluto. But NASA just finished an exhaustive survey — and it completely failed to turn up any evidence that "Planet X" exists. » 3/10/14 11:39am 3/10/14 11:39am

Will the man behind Super and Slither direct Marvel's Guardians of the…

Marvel Studios is considering another intriguing offbeat choice to direct the studio's weirdest movie yet. The Captain America sequel is close to finding its female lead. Plus awesome casting updates for Iron Man 3, Game of Thrones, Revolution, and Warehouse 13! » 8/20/12 6:00am 8/20/12 6:00am

Find out what's ahead for The River, Fringe, and Supernatural!

Man of Steel adds a longtime comic book character, plus new set photos reveal Kevin Costner as Pa Kent. Riddick 3 finds its villain. Oz the Great and Powerful is really paying homage to the original Wizard of Oz movie! » 1/11/12 6:00am 1/11/12 6:00am

Could Manborg be the cyborg-vs.-demons movie we've all been waiting for?

Hell has taken over the Earth, led by the evil Count Draculon, and the human resistance is utterly crushed. Until one dying soldier gets transformed into the ultimate engine of vengeance... Manborg! Uh, what? » 9/23/11 2:30pm 9/23/11 2:30pm

Putting a stake in the heart of our astronomical Nemesis

There's a popular theory about the comets that wiped out the dinosaurs and caused other cyclical mass extinctions on Earth: they might be under the gravitational control of a star called Nemesis. A new study shows that the entire idea may be a fantasy. » 8/04/11 8:30am 8/04/11 8:30am

Find out which villain Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays in The Dark Knight…

We might know who Joseph-Gordon Levitt is playing in The Dark Knight Rises, and it's a lot more believable than Robin or the Riddler...and yet another Inception star could be joining the movie. Bryan Singer explains how X-Men: First Class connects to his earlier films, plus Michael Fassbender talks Magneto and Ridley… » 2/14/11 6:00am 2/14/11 6:00am

Gigantic hidden planet could be hurling comets at the rest of the solar…

Far away in the frozen outermost depths of our solar system, there might be a hidden planet four times the size of Jupiter. This secret companion to the Sun could be responsible for sending comets into the inner solar system. » 12/03/10 8:00am 12/03/10 8:00am

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

New Thor, vintage horror, and an Elvis impersonator hitman invade…

It's a diverse line-up at your friendly neighborhood comic book store tomorrow. Among many things, there's new Thor and Walking Dead, classic horror tales from comic masters, and a reprint of a great graphic novel from the director of Mirrormask. » 9/21/10 9:00am 9/21/10 9:00am

The Walking Dead gets a second season — but what about Caprica?

The Walking Dead season two will be a full 13 episodes. (Update: It's just a rumor.) There's an update on whether Caprica might make a second season. Plus a Tron Legacy poster, True Blood hints and a Fringe promo. » 9/01/10 6:00am 9/01/10 6:00am

Tony Scott tapped to direct movie version of "evil Batman" comic Nemesis

Tony Scott, the director of such gritty action flicks as True Romance and The Last Boy Scout, is now attached to the film adaptation of Mark Millar and Steve McNiven's "What if Batman was a bad guy?" miniseries Nemesis. » 8/07/10 9:30am 8/07/10 9:30am

Creature feature of the week? Predator vs. Dracula vs. Mark Millar

Need a monster fix? This week's comics have you covered with a Predators prelude, classic Dracula art from the late Dick Giordano, and the second issue of Mark Millar and Steve McNiven's Evil Batman series, Nemesis. Who's the most monstrous? » 6/08/10 9:00am 6/08/10 9:00am

Something Kitty, Something Bloody, Something Britpoppy

What's waiting for you at the comic shop this Wednesday? The return of America's mutant sweetheart, a trade paperback you can foist upon your hipster friends, and Mark Millar's latest four-panel ploy at global domination. Yup, it's Comics We Crave! » 3/23/10 9:00am 3/23/10 9:00am

NASA Could Be Close To Proving The Existence Of A "Death Star" In Our…

We've always assumed our sun was the only star in our solar system, but maybe not. We could be in a binary system, with a brown dwarf hiding in the Oort cloud. And it could be bombing us with comets. » 3/15/10 3:30pm 3/15/10 3:30pm

Display This Profanity-Laced Nemesis Poster And Win

Mark Millar recently auctioned off the alter ego of the titular nemesis in Nemesis, his upcoming "Batman as a supervillain" series. Now he says retailers who display this charmingly profane Nemesis poster win free ad space in the comic itself. » 2/15/10 3:00pm 2/15/10 3:00pm

How To Make Yourself Infamously Immortal

Your body will die, but your name can live on forever... Or for however long it'll take for people to forget about comic creator Mark Millar's next project. He's auctioning off the name of his Nemesis lead character for charity. » 2/09/10 5:00pm 2/09/10 5:00pm

Will Kick Ass Creator's Next Movie Out Dark Knight Dark Knight?

Is it possible that the movie version of Nemesis, the new comic from Wanted and Kick-Ass creator Mark Millar, could be the most star-studded superhero movie ever? An admittedly-drunk Millar is suggesting it'll be so. » 1/18/10 11:23am 1/18/10 11:23am

Who Banned Bizarro Batman?

Have Marvel's lawyers stepped in to avoid legal action over Mark Millar's new "What If Batman Was Evil?" comic Nemesis? Or is there another explanation behind the new banner covering up the previously-released preview image? » 1/06/10 9:00am 1/06/10 9:00am

Kick-Ass Creator's New Comic Is Dark Knight Mash-Up

Wanted and Kick-Ass creator Mark Millar has unveiled his latest Marvel Comics creation, and between the high concept and promotional image released, it's as if he's daring DC to think about legal action. Ballsy or insane? You be the judge. » 12/05/09 8:00am 12/05/09 8:00am