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 Friday 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

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