The 10 Weirdest Marvel Movies That Almost Got Made

These days, Marvel has a pretty amazing track record on the big screen. Even if you toss in the films produced by Sony or Fox, most of the movies range from okay to superb. But things could have turned out very, very different. Here are 10 bizarre Marvel film projects that were in development at one point. » 3/21/14 10:00am 3/21/14 10:00am

​How do you make World War II worse? Add royalty with superpowers

That's the premise of Rob Williams and Simon Coleby's new Vertigo comic Royals: Masters of War. In this alt-history, royal blood bestows superpowers, but these kings and queens have an agreement to never join their respective wars — that is, until World War II forces England's Prince Harry to take action. All that and… » 2/11/14 2:20pm 2/11/14 2:20pm

8 Major Marvel Heroes Who Will Probably Never Get a Movie

We all know the Marvel cinematic universe is kicking ass, and shows no signs of slowing down; their upcoming films include Guardians of the Galaxy, Dr. Strange, and possibly even the Inhumans! Since the Inhumans are basically X-Men on LSD, you might think that there’s no superhero Marvel can’t make a movie of. Au… » 4/10/13 10:00am 4/10/13 10:00am

7 Superheroes Who Should Get Their Own Arrow-style TV Shows

It's still a little weird to say out loud, but The CW's Green Arrow show Arrow is good. Like, really good. Like, a perfect match of superheroics, accessibility and non-superheroic drama for mass audiences, and with no need for budget-busting special effects. It's possibly the perfect superhero TV show, and it got us… » 2/26/13 10:00am 2/26/13 10:00am

The 1989 Avengers Male Beauty Pageant Informed Us Hawkeye Had A…

With The Avengers hitting theaters this summer, audiences are eagerly anticipating a chiseled parade of superhuman beefcake saving the world, not unlike if the Chippendales were conscripted as U.N. Peacekeepers. But did you know that Marvel Comics actually rated The Avengers according to hotness two decades ago? » 1/30/12 8:50am 1/30/12 8:50am

Ahead Of Their Movie, The Avengers Have Already Defeated The Hulk

While rumors about the role of the Hulk in the Avengers » 11/04/08 3:30pm 11/04/08 3:30pm movie are still suggesting that the rest of Marvel's movie heroes will be spending their team-up screen time fighting the jade giant, there's one place where Earth's Mightiest Heroes have already put a stop to the Hulk's rampaging: The television screens of the…

Superheroes Who Get Laid All The Time

Click to viewWe didn't mean to give the wrong impression with last week's examination of superheroes who can't get any — there are plenty of superheroes whose utility belts are covered with notches. From "hairy-chested love god Batman" to the swinging Spider-man to the sensuous She Hulk, the superhero genre offers plenty … » 6/17/08 5:08pm 6/17/08 5:08pm