Painkiller Jane Movie Will Be Rated R And "Batshit Crazy"

Horror directors and sister movie-making team Jen and Sylvia Soska are currently busy at work adapting the violent, ass-kicking, foulmouthed Painkiller Jane series into a movie. And they promise it's not going to be your run-of-the-mill Marvel movie. » 10/16/14 9:45am 10/16/14 9:45am

How Will Fantastic Four Be Different from Other Comic Book Movies?

There are more comic book adaptations on the way: one movie, and two TV shows. Simon Kinberg talks the alternate 1980s in X-Men: Apocalypse. Dwayne Johnson teases Shazam yet again. Check out amazing Avengers 2 concept art. And American Horror Story adds a soap opera alum to its cast. Spoilers now! » 7/25/14 6:00am 7/25/14 6:00am

Are we at the start of a new golden age of superhero TV shows?

Eight episodes in, Arrow is officially a mega-hit, at least by The CW's standards. And not only that, but Arrow is actually... pretty decent. The Christopher Nolan-inspired "gritty" superhero soap opera manages to be addictive fun, blending some solid action with the kind of relationship drama that makes Vampire… » 12/07/12 9:00am 12/07/12 9:00am

SF Television's Most Eye-Melting, Ear-Bleeding Opening Credits

Why does science fiction television sometimes get a bad reputation? Oh yeah — because of cheesetastic opening credits like this one, from Jason Of Star Command. Here are a few dozen of the absolute scariest opening discredits in SF television. » 8/24/09 4:08pm 8/24/09 4:08pm

King's Cellphone Zombie Porn To Invade TV

The dangers of cellphones have been pronounced many times since their creation, but only one man has claimed that they'll turn you into a braindead zombie. Luckily for Stephen King, his Cell novel is being made into a TV show. » 7/15/09 6:30am 7/15/09 6:30am

Space Opera Rules This Week's Comics. And Batman's Still Gone.

Just in time for your gift-buying frenzy, comics publishers are putting out some brainwarping space opera tales — mostly in a classy hardcover format. This week, Marvel is reprinting two storylines that follow up the Annihilation saga, of invasion from beyond our universe. Another new hardcover collects two years of… » 12/09/08 9:00am 12/09/08 9:00am

Dynamite Catfight Between Painkiller Jane and Terminator

While it may not be the Kristanna Loken versus Summer Glau catfight that many fans have been dreaming of, Dynamite Entertainment is offering up the best bad-girl actionfest they can. Yes, it's the crossover between the Painkiller Jane and Terminator 2 comic books. Written by Jane co-creator Jimmy Palmiotti, the… » 2/04/08 8:00am 2/04/08 8:00am