11 Great SHIELD Storylines That Joss Whedon's Show Should Steal From

In less than a month, we're going to be seeing Joss Whedon's long-awaited return to television, with a show about S.H.I.E.L.D., the shadowy organization from the Marvel movies. But S.H.I.E.L.D. has already had a ton of unforgettable storylines in the comics. Here are 11 sagas that Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. could draw on. » 8/27/13 10:00am 8/27/13 10:00am

In this rad fan art, The Avengers get the Dungeons and Dragons…

While bored in class one day, Malaysian artist The Durrrrian decided to doodle Earth's Mightiest Heroes going medieval. In these illustrations, the shawarma is replaced with mutton, and Tony Stark's exoskeleton is traded out for luscious silks with an absurdly high thread count. We're not normally ones to encourage… » 7/03/12 7:10am 7/03/12 7:10am

Were Nick Fury's actions in The Avengers legally justified?

James Daily is an attorney licensed in Missouri and one of the authors of Law and the Multiverse, a blog that investigates the intersection between genre fiction and the law. Here, he looks at the recent Avengers movie and asks whether the orders Nick Fury was given toward the end of the film were illegal, and whether… » 6/30/12 8:00am 6/30/12 8:00am

This week, Garth Ennis writes Nick Fury and Paul Pope heads to space!

What comics are in stores tomorrow? Among the new books on the stands are Michael Avon Oeming and Brian Michael Bendis' kids' series Takio ("Taki and Olivia are sisters with superpowers! In fact, they are the only ones in the world with superpowers! So obviously, they have to become superheroes!") and Garth Ennis and… » 5/08/12 3:30pm 5/08/12 3:30pm

The Biggest Reasons To Get Excited About Comics This Summer

There's a gobsmackingly diverse slate of comics hitting stores over the next three months. Here's a sneak peek at some of the newest series under the summer sun. What's on the docket? Doctor Who aboard the Enterprise, new League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Nick Fury acting salty, and Jesus Christ's clone's reality… » 4/27/12 8:20am 4/27/12 8:20am

These Avengers and Spider-Man costumes have already ruined Halloween

This happens like clockwork once every few months. A perfectly nice Halloween costume manufacturer sends us the latest disguises based on [insert upcoming $150-million movie's name here] and we have an ethical obligation to make fun of them. » 2/07/12 2:55pm 2/07/12 2:55pm

I have no idea how they did it, but this minimalist costume look…

Marvel Making a Full-Length Nick Fury Movie?

We know that Marvel is filming Iron Man 3 and Thor 2 as its next couple of projects — but what comes after that? In yesterday's article about Hollywood scientific advisors, we heard that the Dr. Strange script is far enough along that it's being vetted for scientific accuracy. » 1/26/12 2:30pm 1/26/12 2:30pm