The Complete History Of Marvel Superhero Movies: 1990-2008

Iron Man may have changed the game for Marvel movies, but Marvel already had a long history of movie-making before the creation of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Here's part two of our look back at the history of Marvel comic book movies, as we head into the 90's and come right up to 2008. » 3/17/15 12:50pm 3/17/15 12:50pm

Shortpacked explains a major event in Winter Soldier

Who needs strange growth hormones or LMDs? Shortpacked reveals what SHIELD really uses in cases of intense medical trauma. » 4/12/14 2:53pm 4/12/14 2:53pm

New Captain America 2 commercial reveals one hell of a spoiler

Obviously, if you don't want to know a pretty major plot development, stop reading and definitely don't watch the video. Or if you do, watch it on mute. » 2/21/14 1:25pm 2/21/14 1:25pm

Check out the hilarious cameo from last night's Agents of SHIELD

The funniest scene from Agents of SHIELD episode two was also the most surprising, as an unexpected character showed up. Check out the clip right here! » 10/02/13 6:30am 10/02/13 6:30am

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

Hilarious Memos from the Desk of Nick Fury

Managing the Avengers and agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. can be tough work for reasons having nothing to do with supervillains or shadowy government figures. Nick Fury has to constantly break up drinking contests, root out agents playing pranks on Steve Rogers, and prevent Tony Stark from committing sexual harassment. Memos… » 7/29/12 9:30am 7/29/12 9:30am

Andy Warhol's Batman? 10 Wacky And Forgotten Versions Of Famous Movies

In 2012, such heralded heroes as the Caped Crusader and Bilbo Baggins will hit the multiplex, making the producers enough gold bullion to make gallons of extremely expensive, fatal soup. » 7/19/12 11:40am 7/19/12 11:40am

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

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

Avengers colognes bottle the Hulk's radioactive body odor

In anticipation of Joss Whedon's upcoming superhero remake of the Night of 100 Stars, olfactory merchants JADS International have assembled a line of Avengers-themed fragrances. » 1/23/12 9:45am 1/23/12 9:45am

More classic comic covers transformed into weirdo GIFs

Remember Kerry Callen's hilarious GIF-ified comic covers? He's whipped up a new batch, this time of Jim Steranko's Nick Fury, Agent of Shield #4 and Curt Swan and Stan Kaye's Superman's Girlfriend: Lois Lane #29. Batman is extremely impatient. » 1/02/12 10:00am 1/02/12 10:00am

Are these spoilery shots from Captain America's final scene?

Captain America: The First Avenger did some late (and very public) shooting this weekend, and a familiar face shows up to greet Steve Rogers. Who is it? Put your star-spangled spoilers on! » 4/24/11 12:40pm 4/24/11 12:40pm

What new female character did Joss Whedon add to The Avengers?

Nick Fury will be getting an awesome new female sidekick in The Avengers, according to Samuel L. Jackson. But who? And what cool female character from Avengers lore could director Joss Whedon be drawing on? » 2/03/11 2:04pm 2/03/11 2:04pm

Five comic book characters whose movies should be rated R

No matter what Rob Liefeld thinks, we're not sure that Deadpool needs an R rating. But there are some characters we're dying to see in salty, untamed R-rated action. Here are five comic-book heroes whose movies shouldn't be for kids.

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10 insane facts comics taught us about American history

In honor of Election Night 2010, let's remember the bizarre historical minutiae comic books have taught us about the ol' U.S. of A. You know, like the time Henry Kissinger met Doctor Doom. » 11/02/10 7:25pm 11/02/10 7:25pm

The many faces of Nick Fury, Agent of S.U.A.V.E.

This week, the always entertaining Comic Twart collective illustrated everyone's favorite stogie-chomping super-spy — Colonel Nicholas Joseph Fury. Furthermore, they went the extra mile and drew the 1960s version of Nick. Groovy. » 7/18/10 2:30pm 7/18/10 2:30pm