We could have had a Silver Surfer film scored by Paul McCartney

You may already know that a Silver Surfer film nearly got made in 1980, starring producer Lee Kramer's girlfriend Olivia Newton-John. But did you know that Paul McCartney was approached to do the soundtrack, and was seriously interested? » 12/26/13 1:33pm 12/26/13 1:33pm

100 Wonderful and Terrible Movies That Never Existed

For every movie that makes it to your local cineplex, there are dozens that never come into existence. In another universe, Mel Gibson directed Fahrenheit 451, Terry Gilliam directed Watchmen, and Batman fought Godzilla. The history of movies is crammed full of weird almost-weres and could-have-beens. A lot of people… » 8/10/12 1:48pm 8/10/12 1:48pm

And now, for no reason whatsoever, superheroes as fetuses

I'm not sure what compulsion drives some artists to reimagine pop culture stalwarts as horrifying babies, but Alexandre Nicolas' prenatal versions of the comic book pantheon are on display at the HEY! exhibit in Paris. You can see more photos at his website. » 9/17/11 3:45pm 9/17/11 3:45pm

Wednesday's comics = insectoid alien mayhem and housewives with guns

What's new in the shops this week? New squabbles with Orson Scott Card's Formics, a superheroic look at Bill Willingham's Fables, and graphic novels a-go-go! » 2/15/11 9:00am 2/15/11 9:00am

The Silverhawks Will Defend Us From Economic Limbo

How can you not love a team of heroes introduced in a series premiere called, "The Origin Story" that features a conflict on the planet of Limbo? The first season of Lorimar's follow-up to Thundercats » 10/13/08 4:20pm 10/13/08 4:20pm hits DVD tomorrow, and there's no time like the present to pick it up. Preserved in steel, "partly metal, partly real,"…

Bad Movies And Foxes Have Killed Proyas' Surfer For Good

We've already told you » 8/30/08 3:00pm 8/30/08 3:00pm that director Alex Proyas was denying rumors that he would be directing a movie, but as he told MTV last week, it's not just the studio involved that's making him stay away.Proyas told fans at Comic-Con that his main reason for staying away from the spin-off was who was making it, and he…

No Amount Of Silver Could Convince Proyas To Direct "Surfer"

Rumors that I, Robot and Knowing director Alex Proyas will tackle the Silver Surfer's solo film are completely exaggerated, Proyas told Comic-Con. He's also not interested in directing an I, Robot sequel - or any other 20th Century Fox picture, after the bad experience he had with them. [IF Magazine, thanks Peter] » 7/26/08 11:49am 7/26/08 11:49am

Man-hating Amazons and Bastard Children Make This Week's Comics Fun For …

This is hardly a banner week for comic stores, and no, that's not a pun to tie in with the upcoming Incredible Hulk movie. While there may be lots of new books coming out, it's fairly light on ones that'll grab your attention unless you're looking to read up on this summer's big movie heroes before hitting the… » 6/10/08 9:00am 6/10/08 9:00am