The 5 Most Ridiculously Sexist Superhero Names in Comics

We’re in the midst of a superheroine Golden Age. When even Squirrel-Girl can score her own comic book, and it’s awesome, you know times are (relatively) good for super-ladies. But it doesn’t hurt to look back on the bad old days... the days when no one at Marvel or DC seemed to know what to do with female… »8/19/15 1:10pm8/19/15 1:10pm

She-Hulk #7 Micro-Manages A Rescue (Spoilers)

I'm thoroughly digging She-Hulk. She's struck out on her own, hanging a shingle and bringing in clients, both super and mundane. It gives her comic an episodic feel, while providing superhero action in a variety of settings. (And any comic that passes the Bechdel test is a winner in my book.) Spoilers below! »8/07/14 2:04pm8/07/14 2:04pm

​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 5:20pm2/11/14 5:20pm

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 1:00pm4/10/13 1:00pm

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 1:00pm2/26/13 1:00pm

The 1989 Avengers Male Beauty Pageant Informed Us Hawkeye Had A Fantastic Ass

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 11:50am1/30/12 11:50am