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

Corpsey Diem: Secrets of SHIELD episode "The Writing on the Wall"

Far from the slow burn of season one, Marvel's Agents of SHIELD season two is solving mysteries as fast as it brings them up! All of this is laying the ground work for something - but could it be the 2018 Inhumans movie?! » 11/13/14 11:21am 11/13/14 11:21am

Is Captain America 2's Secret Hero the Punisher? (Probably Not)

In any other world, the presence of a similar looking Penske trucks in two key moments would be a coincidence. Not in the Marvelverse. It's the same truck driver, say directors Joe and Anthony Russo. » 9/15/14 11:05pm 9/15/14 11:05pm

10 Comic Books That Would Make Excellent TV Shows

It's official: The most exciting new genre shows on network TV are based on comics. iZombie, Constantine, Flash, Gotham... But the networks are just scratching the surface of what's out there. Here are 10 comics that are crying out to become television shows right now. » 5/14/14 10:20am 5/14/14 10:20am

The Most Ridiculous Animals That Superheroes Have Copied

Spider-Man. Batman. Rhino. Black Panther. What do these character have in common? They are superheroes and villains whose personas are based on animals, bugs and other creatures that are legitimately dangerous. But not all comic characters have chosen so wisely. Here are just a few heroes and bad guys that should have… » 8/23/13 12:40pm 8/23/13 12:40pm

The Most Astounding Cosplay We've Seen at Comic-Con (So Far)

Hot damn, there is some amazing cosplay in San Diego this weekend. In just the first two nights, we've seen dozens of eye-popping costumes and clever concepts. Here's all of our favorite cosplay from Preview Night and the first night. » 7/19/13 7:00am 7/19/13 7:00am

The Greatest Scenes Where Epic Heroes Ask a Random Priest for Advice

Of all the random bits in Man of Steel, one of the randomest was the scene where Supes asks a man of the cloth what a man of the cape should do. In fact, the "Ask a Priest" scene is a staple of science fiction and fantasy. Here are our favorite moments where someone consults a priest, and gets some mostly nonsensical… » 6/21/13 1:00pm 6/21/13 1:00pm

Marvel's got the Blade, Punisher and Ghost Rider movie rights back

In this week's issue of Entertainment Weekly, Marvel movie head honcho Kevin Feige casually dropped the news that the movie rights for the Punisher, Blade and Ghost Rider have returned to Marvel. Awesome. » 5/06/13 7:00am 5/06/13 7:00am

The Avengers team up again to take on a tech-eating parasite and the…

It's not exactly Avengers 2, but Iron Man, Black Widow and Hawkeye have gotten back together — along with War Machine and an extremely grumpy Punisher — to take on the Technovore in Marvel's upcoming animated movie (literally, it's anime). » 3/14/13 9:50am 3/14/13 9:50am

This is one rather trippy Punisher fan movie

Animator Luis Pelayo Junquera has taken one of Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon's most poignant Punisher tales — "Do Not Fall In New York City" — and transformed it into a dream-like short movie. This story sees Frank Castle not going up against his usual coterie of mafiosos, but a troubled soldier he knew from the… » 9/11/12 1:55pm 9/11/12 1:55pm

The 10 Most Depressing Alternate Realities From Marvel Comics

Comics starring the Avengers and X-Men have a rich tradition of alternate realities — and many of these parallel dimensions are complete hellholes. Here are ten of the worst universes in the history of Marvel Comics. In many of them, absolutely every single superhero you know and love has been put through the meat… » 5/18/12 12:00pm 5/18/12 12:00pm

Awesome graphic novels that even non-comics readers will love

Giving graphic novels as gifts to non-comics readers can be hard — after all, there are only so many copies of Watchmen one can give before they stop being books and start becoming the construction materials for an Alan Moore-themed play fort. » 11/15/11 2:45pm 11/15/11 2:45pm

The Flash runs into a crazy alternate universe in Wednesday's comics!

DC Comics kicks off their big summer event, Hellboy gets a celebrity guest illustrator, and the lost anti-Communist Captain America of the 1950s returns. Just your standard week in funny books, dear readers. » 5/10/11 9:00am 5/10/11 9:00am

C2E2 Round-Up: Stephen King might write Walking Dead, new Punisher, and…

At Chicago's C2E2 convention this weekend, publishers revealed new creative teams and returning characters, cancelled TV shows reunited, and we heard tantalizing gossip about The Walking Dead's latest guest writers. Here's the scoop. » 3/20/11 5:55pm 3/20/11 5:55pm

The non-stop erotic thrills of the 1990s Marvel Swimsuit Specials

The Marvel Swimsuit Specials were a unique breed of Nineties comic double-you-tee-effery. They took sober, serious superheroes and made them flaunt their décolletage and banana hammocks (more so than usual). Here's the ripest cheesecake we could find. » 1/11/11 3:25pm 1/11/11 3:25pm

A good rubdown, Colossus? Those ladies better have brought…

10 scifi icons (and 10 obscure characters who have the same names)

You know Spider-Man, but have you heard of the British anti-hero Spiderman? Everyone's seen Terminator 2, but have you seen the Italian Terminator II? Here are 10 familiar characters (and a bunch of randoms who share their names). » 1/10/11 7:00am 1/10/11 7:00am

Punisher visits a massage parlor and Judge Dredd strikes a pose

This Wednesday is a grab bag of pulp weirdness. There's a Frank Castle story that takes place in a house of illicit relaxation, a compilation of 1980s Marvel heroes versus a demonically possessed NYC, and Judge Dredd looking burly. » 8/24/10 9:52am 8/24/10 9:52am

The cutest widdle antiheroes ever

The coolest things you can't have are these Celsius Marvelous Masterpiece Punisher and Daredevil figures — because they've been sold out for weeks. You can still covet, though. We are. [ComicsAlliance] » 6/14/10 2:00pm 6/14/10 2:00pm

What Kind Of Unpowered Superhero Are You?

With Kick-Ass in the theaters this weekend, you may be considering superheroics as a career yourself. But wait! What kind of superhero will you be - the neighborhood champion or the deodorant-eschewing, bloodthirsty lunatic? Find out now! » 4/17/10 6:11pm 4/17/10 6:11pm

Two Haikus For A Blind Ninja Lawyer

That's not Ben Affleck / Just some nice Daredevil art / On the stands Wednesday. What else awaits you? / Barry Allen and HulkPool / It's Comics We Crave. » 4/13/10 9:00am 4/13/10 9:00am