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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 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

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