What if movie Captain America had the body of comic book Captain…

Superheroes are supposed to have Olympian physiques, but this is plum disturbing. I chanced upon this image while writing today's piece about Deadpool. As you can see here, Ultraculture has applied the body proportions — not unlike Rob Liefeld's infamous 1990s illustration of busty Captain America — to Chris Evans'… » 8/14/12 1:45pm 8/14/12 1:45pm

In 1992, Stan Lee gave Todd McFarlane and Rob Liefeld 20 minutes to…

As part of his 1992 Comic Book Greats VHS series — which featured (deep breath) such luminaries as Todd McFarlane, Rob Liefeld, Jim Lee, Whilce Portacio, Will Eisner, the Romitas, Sergio Aragones, and Jack Davis and Harvey Kurtzman — Smiling Stan Lee asked Rob "X-Force" Liefeld and Todd "Spawn" McFarlane to invent a… » 12/10/11 9:45am 12/10/11 9:45am

A Brief History Of X-Force, The X-Men's Edgy Sister Superteam

This week, io9 is teaming up with Marvel Comics to celebrate the release of Uncanny X-Force #18, the final issue of author Rick Remender's eight-part mutant epic "The Dark Angel Saga." This issue promises to have longstanding ramifications for founding X-Man Archangel, who's been almost irrevocably corrupted by the… » 12/05/11 1:05pm 12/05/11 1:05pm

10 More Deranged Depictions of Santa Claus

We've seen plenty of proper screwball depictions of Kris Kringle previously, but history is ripe with examples of magical pensioners who trespass down strangers' flues. Here are 10 of the more egregious examples to throw on this Yuletide bonfire of weirdness. » 11/30/11 10:50am 11/30/11 10:50am

Did Green Lantern just kill the Deadpool movie?

Warner Brothers is already developing the Green Lantern 2 screenplay, long before GL1 is even finished. Pair that with rumors that Green Lantern will be a trilogy shot back-to-back, and where does that leave Ryan Reynolds' other superhero movie: Deadpool? » 8/12/10 8:00am 8/12/10 8:00am