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Who causes more destruction in superhero movies, heroes or villains?

Lost in all those superhero comic book flicks that hijack too many screens in movie theaters is how in preventing a villain from let’s say, world destruction or universe domination, the superhero becomes responsible for a lot of damage to a city. Like seriously, cities get messed up. Imagine being a citizen of a world… » 8/27/15 5:00pm Thursday 5:00pm

Want to See More LGBT Superhero Comics by LGBT Creators? Support This Anthology

Oath is an upcoming collection of comics featuring original LGBT superheroes written and drawn entirely by LGBT creators. The black-and-white anthology sounds massive: over 240 pages long with work from over two dozen creators. Oath editor Audrey Redpath just launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the project. » 8/17/15 1:20pm 8/17/15 1:20pm

The Most Sensational Cosplay From D23, Part Two

At this point, Disney includes a shocking number of your most favorite stories and characters—so it’s not surprising that Disney’s D23 fan event included some mind-boggling cosplay. Including Squirrel Girl, Mary Poppins, Princess Leia, and much, much more. Here’s the rest of our favorite D23 cosplay! » 8/17/15 8:00am 8/17/15 8:00am

We Can Never Go Home Comic Mocks Even More Female Superhero Outfits

Issue 3 of Patrick Kindlon, Matthew Rosenberg and Josh Hood’s excellent comic series We Can Never Go Home featured a scene where the female hero Madison tried on a bunch of famous superhero costumes to disguise herself—some better than others. One big change for the reprint this week? More outfits for Madison to mock. » 8/14/15 9:10am 8/14/15 9:10am

Why Batman Shouldn't Be the Center of the DC Movie Universe

No matter where he appears—comics, movies, television, Lego toys—Batman is a hit. Now, according to the latest reports from the production of Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, Warners executives were so wowed by Ben Affleck’s performance that they’re planning to build the DC cinematic universe around him, too. So… » 8/14/15 8:50am 8/14/15 8:50am

This Is Peter Bagge's Best-Selling and Worst-Selling Comic

Peter Bagge has one of the most unpredictable careers in comics, from his 1990s cult comic book Hate to his recent bestselling graphic novel about sex-education pioneer Margaret Sanger. In between, he’s drawn dark comedy series like Sweatshop and Apocalypse Nerd, political comics for Reason magazine, and some of… » 8/11/15 10:20am 8/11/15 10:20am

Fantastic Four is The Most Self-Loathing Superhero Movie I’ve Ever Seen

Superhero movies have tried hard to leave behind some of their Silver Age comic-book trappings in the past decade. We’ve seen darker, grimmer versions of Superman and other heroes—but the new Fantastic Four reboot goes beyond darkness, into actual self-loathing. It’s kind of bizarre. » 8/07/15 10:58am 8/07/15 10:58am

The 50 Most Cringe-Worthy Moments In Comic-Book Movie History

There have been hundreds of movies based on comic-books, going back to the earliest days of both media. And that cinematic flood has come with a certain amount of “holy crap, what was that” moments. Here are the 50 most shudder-inducing comic-book-movie moments... according to you. Check out our new video, created in… » 8/06/15 2:30pm 8/06/15 2:30pm

What's the Most Cringe-Inducing Moment in Any Comic Book Movie?

We’ve had scores and scores of comic-book movies in the past few decades—we counted 105 actual superhero films, but there are plenty more films based on comics. And not surprisingly, they’ve had some awful moments, along with great ones. But what’s the most horrendous moment in any comic-book film? » 7/30/15 2:53pm 7/30/15 2:53pm

Marvel Should Release The Longer Cut Of Age of Ultron Theatrically

The Avengers sequel didn’t quite stack up to the original Avengers, from 2012—depending on whom you talk to, it was either a little disappointing, or a major letdown. But I’m willing to bet that the original, longer cut of the film fixes most of the biggest problems. And Marvel should put it in theaters now. » 7/28/15 2:26pm 7/28/15 2:26pm

Batman Is A Corny Dingus, And Superman Should Whomp His Ass

As the title suggests, the upcoming stupid-ass movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice will feature Batman and Superman opposing each other, at least for a while, before they inevitably come together to form what will become the Justice League of America. I do not follow this garbage film franchise, because it is… » 7/21/15 11:22am 7/21/15 11:22am

How Long Will Supergirl Be In The Shadow of Superman's Cape?

The new Supergirl TV show takes place in a world that already has Superman—and that’s a huge part of the show’s format. We know that the Man of Steel is out there, doing his incredible feats. So how long will Kara be feeling like second best to her cousin Kal-El? We asked the show’s producers at Comic-Con. » 7/15/15 2:53pm 7/15/15 2:53pm