This Week’s DVDs are just more collateral damage to the Man of Steel

There's not much going on this week, home video-wise, but that's okay. If there were, they'd just be obliterated by Man of Steel as it focuses on its deadly battle to get all the sales this week. But look among the rubble and you find a swell new edition of Akira, tee-totaling tentacle monsters and more! » 11/11/13 3:20pm 11/11/13 3:20pm

Ben Affleck plays every single one of the Superfriends

Kevin Bolk has come up with the perfect solution to all of the backlash, rumors, and hoaxes surrounding casting in the Man of Steel sequel: cast Ben Affleck as all the characters. » 9/14/13 5:00pm 9/14/13 5:00pm

A lot of bad movies came out on DVD this week, but MST3K can help

Oh, there're some cartoons and anime releases this week, but don't be fooled — crappy movies rule this week's DVD and Blu-ray release list. Some are old, some are new, but they're all terrible. Thank goodness we begin with some professional help — courtesy of the Mystery Science Theater 3000 folks. » 7/22/13 2:00pm 7/22/13 2:00pm

Will Aquaman triumph in Robot Chicken's DC Comics special?

As it was done to Star Wars, so shall it be done to the DC Universe. Robot Chicken will be poking both the Justice League and the Legion of Doom in the superpowered eyeball on September 9th at midnight on Adult Swim. In this blood and urine-soaked trailer, the other superfolks aren't letting Aquaman join their… » 8/18/12 8:00am 8/18/12 8:00am

What if the Super Friends starred in their own sitcom à la Golden Girls?

Then the show would likely resemble this fantastically weird concept animation of Kevin Bapp, who made this introduction/tribute with Adult Swim in mind. Estelle Getty as the Boy Wonder? Of course! Hat tip to Kaila. » 7/10/12 10:55am 7/10/12 10:55am

Trash Fights Back: The scariest monsters made of garbage!

Is there anything scarier than a garbage monster? If you even survived a trash-monster attack, you'd have to take one continuous shower for a week to feel clean afterwards. Plus some garbage monsters contain a lot of rusty metal. » 2/24/11 9:00am 2/24/11 9:00am

In old Super Friends PSAs, Wonder Woman was the ambassador of banality

Life in the 1970s was hard. One minute you're minding your own business, and — the next thing you know — Wonder Woman and her invisible jet come screaming out of the gossamer to lecture you on crosswalks. Nosy Amazon! » 6/08/10 3:00pm 6/08/10 3:00pm

Robot Detectives Battle Superhero Bastards For Your Comics Dollars

Hope you've been saving up your pennies for this week's comic haul: There's an impressive amount of new releases that you'll want to take home and cherish for at least the next seven days. Yes, these are Comics We Crave. » 11/10/09 9:00am 11/10/09 9:00am

20 Best (And 20 Worst) Pets In Science Fiction

When humans finally conquer space, we'll still want to keep other creatures as pets. Some science-fiction pets are among our favorite characters, but others, you just want to flush out the airlock. Here's our list of the best and worst. » 6/24/09 5:00pm 6/24/09 5:00pm

Superherodom's Favorite Twins Return

Form of a San Diego Comic-Con Exclusive! Shape of a nostalgia trip! Just last week, I was wondering what'd happened to the Wonder Twins, and now Mattel have give me the answer... including Gleek's bucket! » 4/12/09 11:00am 4/12/09 11:00am

When Dr. Manhattan Yells Inyuk-chuk

Finally revealed - Zack Snyder's true » 11/10/08 1:20pm 11/10/08 1:20pm inspiration for his adaptation isn't really Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' original series - but is, instead, classic 1970s/80s cartoon . Unconvinced? Check out this trailer for a very special episode of and tell us that you don't see the similarity. Okay, so it may be , but…

The Scifi Sound Effects That Take Over Your Brain

Even if you just hear a science fiction movie or TV show playing in another room, you'll instantly recognize it thanks to the weird sounds of alien spaceships and laser weapons. No genre of entertainment has ever challenged sound-effects designers as much as SF. We've gone through some of scifi's most identifiable and… » 4/11/08 2:42pm 4/11/08 2:42pm

Cartoon Justice Beats The Live-Action Version Any Day

With the animated Justice League: The New Frontier hitting stores today, you may find yourself hankering for more Justice League action, but not knowing quite where to get it. Now that production of the live action movie (now rumored to be called Justice League: Mortal) has hit another snag, you could find yourself… » 2/26/08 8:00am 2/26/08 8:00am