A Closer Look At The New Fantastic Four In Action

The first teaser trailer for the Fantastic Four reboot was... kinda low-key, actually. It definitely conveyed a strong mood of sombre anticipation, tinged with hope. But there were a few glimpses of the actual Fantastic Four doing actual superpowered things. We've rounded them up so you can take a closer look. » 1/27/15 11:28am Today 11:28am

Norm Breyfogle, The Indelible Batman Artist, Deserves Your Support

Norm Breyfogle was one of the artists who changed Batman forever. And now, he's suffered a stroke that affected the left side of his body, including his drawing arm. His family is raising money to help pay his medical expenses, and Comic Book Resources explains why anyone who believes in heroes should help. » 1/23/15 9:00pm Friday 9:00pm

Everything Agent Carter Does To Fix Her Mess Just Makes It Worse

Thus far, Agent Carter isn't providing nearly as much wish-fulfillment as the short film version that appeared on the Iron Man 3 Blu-ray. The 15-minute short painted a picture of a super-competent agent whose brilliance went unnoticed (at first.) But the television version of Peggy Carter makes lots of mistakes. Lots… » 1/14/15 8:30am 1/14/15 8:30am

How Astro City Helped Breathe New Life Into Superhero Comics

It's the 20th birthday of Astro City, Kurt Busiek's brilliant creator-owned comic about a superhero universe that feels like a more grounded, realistic version of the DC and Marvel universes. And now's a great time to discover why Astro City is such an important contribution to superhero comics. » 1/08/15 2:36pm 1/08/15 2:36pm

Long Before Batman Vs. Superman, We Had The Great Amazons Vs. Supermen

We still have high hopes for the collision of Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman on the big screen — but we've already gotten a totally insane superhero team-up involving Amazons. Back in 1975, Hong Kong's Shaw Bros. and Italy's Cinematografica teamed up to give us the movie Amazons Vs. Supermen. » 1/02/15 8:00pm 1/02/15 8:00pm

Brandon Sanderson Explains Why Superhero Books Are So Hard To Get Right

As the proud father of three boys ages seven and under, our household is a goldmine of improvised superhero costumes. Along with the quintessential blanket as a cape, I regularly encounter oven mitts as Hulk fists, boxes (sometimes with eyeholes, sometimes not) as helmets, and cardboard tubes over the hands to… » 12/31/14 7:30am 12/31/14 7:30am

Here's What Michael Keaton's Batman 3 Batsuit Would Have Looked Like

It's fascinating to realize how close we nearly came to having Michael Keaton appear in one more Batman movie, if the studio hadn't decided to ditch Tim Burton's "dark" approach in favor of a lighter Schumacher tone. And now, there are a few more glimpses at how Keaton's Batman could have looked. » 12/23/14 2:39pm 12/23/14 2:39pm

Top 10 Harshest Lessons That 2014 Has Taught The Entertainment Industry

This was a tough year for movies and television — we had the weakest box office summer in years, and TV ratings were anemic. Tons of huge, vaunted projects stumbled, and some underdogs thrived. Here are the top 10 lessons we hope the entertainment industry has learned this year. » 12/23/14 10:33am 12/23/14 10:33am

Nifty Concept Art Of Captain Cold And Ra's Al Ghul On Flash And Arrow

The CW's DC Comics superhero shows have been including some pretty major comics villains lately. Here's some early concept art that shows early looks for Ra's Al Ghul (by Andy Poon) and Captain Cold (by John Gallagher.) Check out more of both artists at the links. [via Comic Book Movie] » 12/19/14 4:40pm 12/19/14 4:40pm

What's The Worst Movie That Saved Your Life On A Long Airplane Flight?

Something magical happens on a long-haul airplane flight. Sometimes the absolute worst movie is the best medicine. In that half-awake, dehydrated state somewhere over the ocean, with babies screaming and people kicking your seat, a truly terrible movie is the best distraction. What's the worst movie you've ever loved… » 12/19/14 2:30pm 12/19/14 2:30pm

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