Batroc The Leaper, AoU Iron Man And Spider-Woman Figures Are On The Way!

You know how sometimes we get to see Toys a little earlier than usual thanks to Factory figures rolling onto eBay? Well, sometimes a boxload of toys just happen to show up too - and the new Marvel Legends figures have a lot to enjoy. Comics Batroc! Age Of Ultron Iron Man! But above all: Jessica Drew, Spider-Woman! » 1/23/15 6:28pm 1/23/15 6:28pm

What Comic Characters Would Benefit From Changing Their Ethnicity?

Greetings, mail minions! Let's just get right into it, because today I'm tackling the tough questions and big topics! Race! The Ant-Man trailer! 3) Star Wars minutia! And Spider-Woman's boobs! (As opposed to her butt, thank goodness.) It's something for everybody! » 1/07/15 10:00am 1/07/15 10:00am

What If Milo Manara Drew Spider-Woman In Her New, Practical Costume?

For the first time in 37 years, Spider-Woman is getting a new costume. And it's a practical costume. That means less skin-clinging spandex and more utilitarian design. This got artist Caio Oliveira thinking: What if illustrator Milo Manara (of lordosis infamy) had drawn Spider-Woman in her new duds? » 12/20/14 9:41am 12/20/14 9:41am

Are We Entering The Age Of The Practical Superhero Costume?

This year two big Superheroines have gone through major redesigns - Batgirl and, this week, Spider-Woman. Both designs shared a similar mantra: ditch the spandex, and get practical. But are they first steps in revitalising superhero designs into something more feasible in the 21st Century? » 12/19/14 4:14pm 12/19/14 4:14pm

Spider-Woman Is Getting A New Costume For The First Time In 37 Years

It looks like Jessica Drew is ditching the Spider-Spandex! For the first time since Spider-Woman made her début in 1977, the character is receiving a fabulous new costume redesign as part of her ongoing standalone series. » 12/18/14 2:30pm 12/18/14 2:30pm

The Mary Janes' Song From Gwen Stacy Spider-Woman Comic Brought To Life

Edge of the Spider-Verse #2 opens with Gwen Stacy playing drums in the Mary Janes, a rock band fronted by none other than Mary Jane Watson. Indie rockers Married With Sea Monsters added a few more lyrics and a tune to the Mary Janes' song "Face It, Tiger" and recorded it for our listening enjoyment. » 9/21/14 4:30pm 9/21/14 4:30pm

Gwen Stacy takes on the mantle of Spider-Woman in this new One Shot

It seems Marvel's on a bit of a female superhero kick recently, what with the new Thor making an impressive mark, but it gets even better with a new one-off Spider-Man comic that's set in an alternate universe where Gwen Stacy is bitten by Radioactive spider instead of Peter Parker - and gets a way cooler outfit. » 9/15/14 6:02am 9/15/14 6:02am

What Spider-Man Would Really Look Like If He Was Drawn Like Spider-Woman

The image below, courtesy of The Oatmeal, is mildly NSFW (if clothed cartoon penis bothers you, then back away now) is a perfect summation of what's wrong with the variant Spider-Woman cover. » 9/04/14 11:16pm 9/04/14 11:16pm

That Infamous Spider-Woman Cover Rendered In 3D Is A Flesh Nightmare

Hey, remember that incredibly unfortunate Spider-Woman variant cover by sexy sex artist Milos Manara? Well, someone decided to see what would a 3D model would look like in the same pose. The answer, it turns out, is a melted human/flesh-rent monstrosity that only Clive Barker could love. » 9/02/14 11:48am 9/02/14 11:48am

Here's How Anatomically Impossible That Spider-Woman #1 Cover Is (NSFW?)

Sony Is Making Some Kind Of Superheroine-Starring Spider-Man Movie

Could the first major, modern female-starring superhero movie come from the Spider-Man universe? It will if Sony has its way. Deadline reports the studio is readying a superheoine-led movie for 2017, after 2016's Sinister Six film — although who it will star is anybody's guess. » 8/04/14 10:55am 8/04/14 10:55am

Who Would Be in a Modern League of Extraordinary Gentlemen?

Summer is giving us one last heat wave before turning into fall, and your humble post-apocalyptic fake mailman couldn’t be more ready for some cool weather. You know what the truest mark of civilization is? It’s not buildings, language, community, or even social justice. It’s goddamned air conditioning. » 8/28/13 8:00am 8/28/13 8:00am

Minimalist superhero posters bisect Batgirl and Spider-Man into their…

Designer Danny Haas has created a series of weathered posters that split famed superheroes' personalities straight down the middle. For characters such as Jean Grey and Susan Richards, the divide is less obvious but no less charming. Here's hoping he makes a Multiple Man diagram that's shaped like a pie chart. You can… » 2/03/12 2:45pm 2/03/12 2:45pm

Funky Indonesian Supergirl film is also a rip-off of Spider-Woman

Soraya Intercine's TV program Supergirl not only cribs a name from DC's lady Kryptonian — this Indonesian show also takes some serious fashion cues from Marvel's Spider-Woman. Frankly, I love these bootleg heroes. She can start a superteam with the Indian Incredible Hulk, the Bangladeshi Hulk, and every Turkish… » 2/13/11 4:10pm 2/13/11 4:10pm

R.I.P. Louise Bourgeois, the woman who unleashed an army of giant…

Sculptor Louise Bourgeois created an array of surreal images in her career, including mutant body-parts. But Bourgeois, nicknamed "Spiderwoman," will be best remembered for the giant spiders she placed all over the world. She died Monday, aged 98. [Daily Telegraph] » 6/02/10 9:30am 6/02/10 9:30am

10 Comic Characters Who've Got The Power Of Love

For we mere mortals, romance can be tough; after all, love is, as Pat Benetar once so tunefully pointed out, a battlefield. But some comic book characters come prepared for this kind of war. Here're 10 examples to learn from. » 2/13/10 12:00pm 2/13/10 12:00pm

Watch Spider-Woman For Free

Fancy catching up on the first season of Marvel's Spider-Woman motion comic? With the final episode release earlier this week, the whole thing is now available to view for free on Hulu. Sorry, people who paid money on iTunes. [Hulu] » 10/16/09 8:30am 10/16/09 8:30am

Up, Down And Away In This Week's Comics

Whether you're looking for superpowered pets, non-moving motion comics, classic tales retold or spelunking adventure the way you want it, there's only one place to look this week: Your local comic book store. Why, yes: These are comics we crave. » 9/22/09 9:00am 9/22/09 9:00am

Spider-Woman Shows Off All Motion Comics' Faults

Marvel's much-hyped first motion comic, Spider-Woman has finally been released - But is it a bold leap forward for the format, or as disappointing as Warners' Watchmen adaptation? How about "both"? » 8/20/09 1:35pm 8/20/09 1:35pm

You'll Believe A Spy Can Animate In Spider-Woman

Grim and gritty superheroics make a comeback - as if they'd ever left - in the just-released trailer for Marvel's new Spider-Woman motion comic. Click through for animated spies and whispered voiceovers. » 7/19/09 10:00am 7/19/09 10:00am