Steven Moffat Hints The Doctor Will Lighten Up In Doctor Who Season 9

The next Toy Story won't continue the story of the first three. There's another tease of Jared Leto's version of the Joker. Jeph Loeb says Marvel's Netflix shows won't cross over with the films just yet. John Barrowman gets a new series. Plus, Flash set pictures tease the return of Reverse Flash. Spoilers Now! » 3/06/15 6:00am 3/06/15 6:00am

First CG Peanuts Trailer Feels Wrong, But Gets A Few Things Right

We don't know where to stand on this CG animated Peanuts movie trailer. True, they got the Snoopy laugh down as well as the adorable Red Baron action. But then the clip breaks for a rockin' music moment and we broke out into anxiety hives. » 11/18/14 7:45am 11/18/14 7:45am

Snoopy the Astrobeagle, NASA's Mascot for Safety

After the Apollo 1 fire, NASA needed to rebuild its devastated Apollo program. They approached Charles Schulz, creator of Peanuts, for permission to use Snoopy as their mascot for safety. He agreed, and Snoopy set off on safety-conscious mission to the Moon. » 5/03/14 2:08pm 5/03/14 2:08pm

The CG Peanuts Movie Looks Better Than You Feared, But Still Not Good

The first trailer for the CG animated Peanuts movie has arrived, and the good news it that the animators clearly tried hard to match Charles Schulz's classic drawing style and characters in the movie's 3D models. The bad news is everything else. » 3/18/14 10:30am 3/18/14 10:30am

What if Charlie Brown was chosen to be a Green Lantern?

Nick Perks delivers the hard truth on this one for The Line It Is Drawn. Peppermint Patty, on the other hand, would make a hilarious Green Lantern. » 9/07/13 4:00pm 9/07/13 4:00pm

Play a nightmarish adventure story set in a twisted world that evolved…

An alien intelligence gets a hold of a book of Peanuts comics and misinterprets them as a protocol for life. Gradually, the intelligence spreads its misshapen imitations of Snoopy and Charlie Brown across the universe like a cancer, until all of existence resembles Charles Schulz's work filtered through a horrific… » 1/06/13 2:00pm 1/06/13 2:00pm

Princess Mononoke and Miyazaki's monsters are where the Wild Things are

When it comes to wild things in the woods, Max has nothing on Princess Mononoke. In this sweet mashup by Justin Hillgrove, the various spirits and creatures from Studio Ghibli's films pay tribute to San, the wildest of them all. » 12/02/12 11:00am 12/02/12 11:00am

Does wealth create peanut allergies?

Much ink has been spilled over the rise of allergies over the last few decades, and one of the most popular theories is that it's due to children not being exposed to enough germs. A new piece of research seems to support that theory, tying the incidence of the dreaded peanut allergy to people's socioeconomic status. » 11/09/12 11:05am 11/09/12 11:05am

Charlie Brown finally kicks the football, with a little help from…

Once upon a time, it seems Peanuts creator Charles Schulz (edit: maybe) and Marvel cartoonist John Romita, Sr. drew a pair of collaborative comic strips featuring the Peanuts cast and Spider-Man. In one, Spidey faces off against Snoopy's WWI ace; in the other, he helps Charlie Brown finally kick that football. » 1/15/12 1:00pm 1/15/12 1:00pm

Are allergies for real?

Allergies were pretty much completely unknown until the beginning of the twentieth century, and allergic diseases have skyrocketed in the last twenty years, and well over half of all Americans are allergic to an airborne substance. What's going on here? » 1/13/12 8:05am 1/13/12 8:05am

Scientists figure out how to switch off peanut allergy

The peanut allergy is one of the eight most common types of food allergies, and the common use of peanuts in a wide range of foods makes it particularly dangerous. But now scientists have a solution: trick your immune system. » 10/11/11 4:30pm 10/11/11 4:30pm

It's the Great Dalek, Charlie Brown

If Charles Schulz had written about a time-hopping Gallifreyian instead of a chronically depressed little boy, chances are his artwork would look like Larry Wentzel's. There's no Snoopy as K-9, but who wouldn't want to see A Weeping Angel Christmas? » 6/18/11 8:00am 6/18/11 8:00am

Weirdest And Most Wonderful Halloween Comic Covers

If you were explaining Hallowe'en to someone unfamiliar with the concept, don't use comic books as a visual aid. As these 50 covers show, All Hallow's Eve is apparently about pumpkins, cleavage and monsters. Then again, maybe they are right... » 10/27/09 4:30pm 10/27/09 4:30pm