9 Batman Knock-Offs That Utterly Miss The Point Of Batman

Everybody loves Batman. After 75 years of saving Gotham City, the Caped Crusader has become an archetype. So it's not surprising that every comic needs its own version of Bats. And yet, Batman remains unique, and it's not so easy to copy him. Here are 9 Batman knock-offs that totally miss why Batman works. » 3/25/15 10:00am Wednesday 10:00am

Why Hawkeye And Other Non-Powered Superheroes Are Still Amazing

We've heard it pretty much every time Marvel's Avengers have been on the big screen. People point to Hawkeye and Black Widow and insist, "They shouldn't be here." Because what superhero team needs two normal humans? But those people are missing the point: Those heroes' normality is their greatest strength. » 3/18/15 2:02pm 3/18/15 2:02pm

Not To Be Left Out, The Flash And Green Arrow Are Getting Redesigns Too

It's redesign-apalooza over at DC comics ahead of their soft reboot this summer. We've been treated to Wonder Woman's badass new look and the Iron Batman already, but here's our first look at the all-new threads of The Flash and Green Arrow. Let's get this out of the way: Only one of these guys got off lightly. » 3/13/15 7:45am 3/13/15 7:45am

Agents Of SHIELD Doesn't Keep Us Waiting For The Other Shoe To Drop

After the relatively fast pace of Agent Carter, I was sort of prepared for Agents of SHIELD to be a bit more leisurely, stringing us along in between big reveals and character turns. Which made last night's "Who You Really Are" a pleasant surprise, given how much stuff transpired. Spoilers ahead... » 3/11/15 8:30am 3/11/15 8:30am

Powers Is A Flawed But Fascinating Look At Messed-Up Superheroes

This week, Sony released the first three episodes of Powers, the live-action adaptation of Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming's comic about police officers who deal with superpowered crime. And while it's slow getting going, Powers takes some intriguing looks at a world where superheroes brush up against… » 3/10/15 2:10pm 3/10/15 2:10pm

Agent Carter's Finale Is Unexpectedly All About Captain America

The specter of Steve Rogers hung over the whole of Agent Carter's first season — but last night's finale was all about him. To the point where this show started to feel a bit like an epilogue to Captain America: The First Avenger again. That didn't stop it from being incredibly moving, and having a few great… » 2/25/15 9:02am 2/25/15 9:02am

The Quirky Life Of Superheroes Off The Job, As Told By Hot Toys Figures

The life of a superhero isn't all saving the day from world-consuming threats - there's always going to downtime to goof off in. Toy photographer Edy Hardjo imagines what it's like for the Avengers, Batman and co. when they're not out performing heroics on the job through a legion of Hot Toys figures. » 2/24/15 11:51am 2/24/15 11:51am

11-Year-Old Schools DC About Female Heroes, So They Turn Her Into One

This is kind of awesome. Eleven-year-old Rowan Hansen wrote to DC Comics asking why there weren't more female superheroes, and why the female heroes don't wear more practical costumes. They responded with a drawing of Hansen as a superhero. Her response: Thanks, but that's not what I asked for. » 2/20/15 12:41pm 2/20/15 12:41pm