Marvel Is Putting Out A Faux-Newspaper To Try And Explain Secret Wars

Even if you've been following our coverage of Marvel's Secret Wars event, it would be understandable if you're confused as to what the hell is actually going on in the Marvel Comics universe. Marvel understands, so it's releasing a handy guide to the event next month. The problem? IT'S JUST AS CONFUSING. » 3/30/15 1:30pm Today 1:30pm

My hopes and speculation for the post-Secret Wars Marvel universe

I'm a massive Marvel fan, and with the complete "All New All Different Avengers" revealed, including the creative team of Mark Waid and Mahmud Asrar, it's clearly time to look past Secret Wars and make some educated guesses and wild speculation. And a few of my personal hopes and fears to go with it! » 3/26/15 12:36pm Thursday 12:36pm

33 Marvel Comic Series Will End During Secret Wars  

It seems no one is safe from the oncoming Secret Wars event. Marvel has revealed a swathe of titles will end as the event comes to a close, including some pretty major casualties like Captain Marvel, All-New Captain America, Guardians of the Galaxy and more — and not all will return. » 3/19/15 8:40am 3/19/15 8:40am

The Secret Villain Responsible for Secret Wars Revealed

Since New Avengers #1 in March of 2013, the Marvel universe has had to deal with the Incursions — two universes colliding together and obliterating each other if one Earth isn't destroyed in time. This will eventually result in Battleworld and the Secret Wars. The reason given for the Incursions was that in one… » 3/15/15 12:12am 3/15/15 12:12am

Sheriff Steve Rogers Will Lead 1872, Marvel's New Wild West Comic

Secret Wars has already mashed up old Marvel stories, new tales and the return of a few favorites in its Battleworld saga— but now it's heading to 19th century America with 1872, a new comic that re-imagines Marvel heroes as citizens of the Wild West. » 3/06/15 8:40am 3/06/15 8:40am

Lumberjanes' Noelle Stevenson Is Bringing Back Marvel's Runaways

We needed some good news today, and it's not going to get much better than this: Noelle Stevenson, writer and artist of the phenomenally wonderful Lumberjanes, is helming a new Runaways comic for Marvel, due out in May. » 2/27/15 1:47pm 2/27/15 1:47pm

A Look at the Last Days of the Marvel Universe

I love stories that take place before something apocalyptic happens: characters that know what is going to happen, but are helpless to stop it. They have their last meals, spend their last nights with their loved ones, and then accept the inevitable. » 2/19/15 11:06pm 2/19/15 11:06pm

The Craziest Secrets Of Marvel's Original Secret Wars Comics

As you get ready for Marvel comics' mega-event this summer, it's worth remembering this isn't the first time Secret Wars has been waged. Back in 1984, a similarly "covert conflict" enveloped these heroes and villains. How much do you know about the first event that changed Marvel universe forever? » 1/27/15 12:27pm 1/27/15 12:27pm

Marvel Finally Reveals What's Happening With Secret Wars

The Marvel universe and its Ultimate universe are ending. That's according to a recent press conference from Marvel comics, who finally solved the mystery of what's happening in their much-hyped Secret Wars event — and revealed the new universe that's going to result from it. » 1/20/15 2:20pm 1/20/15 2:20pm

All of Marvel's Secret Wars, in one handy box

Secret Wars is back next year, and it's bringing everything with it - even the damn action figures. Not read the mid-eighties classic and want to catch up ready for next year? Marvel will have you covered with this slipcase filled with everything you need to know about one of their most famous crossovers. » 11/22/14 1:00pm 11/22/14 1:00pm

Hey, Marvel's Finally Teasing A New Comic Event For Next Summer

Marvel took a break from claiming it would be redoing its biggest and greatest comic events next summer and finally revealed something new — "Attilan Rising," where the Inhumans have... uh, risen, I guess. But it's still clearly part of whatever insanity Marvel has planned for next summer. » 10/23/14 7:20am 10/23/14 7:20am

Marvel Comics Is Redoing Armor Wars, Starring Galactus-Buster Iron Man

Another day, another tease from Marvel about a completely insane redo of a classic comic storyarc. This time it's Iron Man's '80s mega-event Armor Wars, and holy god that's a giant Iron Man clearly designed to fight off Galactus shooting the face out of the Statue of Liberty. » 10/17/14 8:40am 10/17/14 8:40am

Marvel Plans Biggest Comic Event Ever With Return Of Secret Wars

Marvel is declaring war. More than 30 years after its arguably most popular comic crossover, Secret Wars, the publisher has declared a new comice vent that will engulf the Marvel universes — pitting Captain America against Captain America, Thor against Thor, and so forth. » 10/10/14 6:40am 10/10/14 6:40am

What's the greatest huge crossover story of all time?

When stories collide, everything gets more massive and insane. There's nothing cooler than a crossover or a big "event" story that brings everyone together. But what's your absolute favorite crossover of all time? » 8/02/13 2:05pm 8/02/13 2:05pm

Nerd Awakenings: When Did You First Realize You Were a Geek?

For some of us, it might've been a gradual slide into geekdom, for others, it was like the switching on of a light. Here's when I knew for certain there was no going back. » 4/16/10 1:00pm 4/16/10 1:00pm

Killers, Cardassians And Christmas In This Week's Comics

From magical realism to those forced to kill in order to survive, it's as if comics this week have taken on the very properties of the holiday season. There's even a Holiday Special, just for the traditionalists! » 12/08/09 9:00am 12/08/09 9:00am

7 Superhero Stories Too Big For Movies

Sure, movies like Iron Man and The Dark Knight have proven that superheroes can work on the big screen, but sometimes only comics can offer longjohned epics so large-scale that they'd break Hollywood in half through special effects budget alone. » 11/17/09 12:20pm 11/17/09 12:20pm

Hulk Brings Back Smash Lenticular Fad

Marvel Studios have released the cover art for their upcoming Hulk Vs. » 11/01/08 2:00pm 11/01/08 2:00pm animated DVD and, just like their comics, you've got your choice of covers to choose from. While we're normally partial to a screaming Hulk (see above), our hearts have been stolen by the return of lenticular technology. Wiggle the DVD box and…

"Arena" Pits Best Against Best, Fights Deja Vu

Today's finest soldiers kidnapped through time and space to a battleground where they have to fight the greatest warriors of all time in a vicious unforgiving battle to the death? The pitch for newly announced movie Arena may be basic, but that doesn't necessarily mean that we haven't seen it before, and fairly… » 4/28/08 10:00am 4/28/08 10:00am

The Worst Thing Star Trek Did To Science Fiction

There are many things that annoy us about science fiction: godlike beings, lazy time-travel paradoxes, actions that don't have consequences... but luckily, there's one thing that epitomizes all of them: the reset button. Whenever the unthinkable happens, you can be pretty sure science fiction will unthink it. Click… » 2/26/08 10:00am 2/26/08 10:00am