Alex Ross' Justice League Designs Are Getting Snazzy Action Figures

Well, again, that is. Long ago DC Direct, before they were relaunched as the current DC Collectibles, made a series of 7” scale Justice League action figures based on the artwork of the iconic comic book artist Alex Ross. Missed out the first time? Good news! They’re back, with shiny new repaints in tow. » 5/20/15 3:40pm Wednesday 3:40pm

8 D-List Characters Who Tried And Failed To Replace A-List Superheroes

With a woman taking on the mantle of Thor and a new, heavily armored Batman in Gotham, the idea of a “replacement hero” — where a new character is introduced to take up a legacy hero’s name — is back in style. But more often than not, these shake-ups don’t workout. Here’s eight of the weirdest and worst replacements. » 5/20/15 10:00am Wednesday 10:00am

DC Heroes Mixed With Thomas The Tank Engine Is A Most Delightful Horror

DC’s cadre of heroes and villains have been mashed up with a lot of things over the years. But transforming them into the wide-eyed, slightly creepy locomotives of Thomas the Tank Engine makes for a toy that is equal parts laden with animated nostalgia and sheer, nightmarish terror. » 5/15/15 11:40am 5/15/15 11:40am

Superman Has An Identity Crisis In DC's New Post-Convergence Previews

There’s big changes coming to the world of DC as the New 52 era finally comes to a close. Last week we got a glimpse of what was to come with the new, heavily armored Batman, and now 10 more preview comics have been released, teasing the futures of Superman, Aquaman’s new costume and more. » 5/14/15 9:40am 5/14/15 9:40am

One Of Superman's Powers Has Reverted To Its Original Form

Over the years, Superman’s power-level has fluctuated rapidly, as writers have given and taken away some of the Man of Steel’s abilities in order to embolden or humanise him. But in this week’s Superman #40, Clark Kent underwent one change that brought him back to a level not seen in over 70 years. » 5/01/15 1:32pm 5/01/15 1:32pm

The Art Of Tricking Normal People Into Enjoying Nerdy Entertainment

Greetings, ladies and gentlemen! It’s another fine day here in my vague post-apocalypse, although any day I can sit and answer your mail instead of running from plague-ridden puppy-scorpions is all right in my book. Today we’re talking about the new Joker, why Daredevil can’t curse, Kryptonian sex taboos, and more! » 4/30/15 12:50pm 4/30/15 12:50pm

The Best Superman Stories Not Actually About Superman

Superman has had some great stories by some excellent writers and artists. These are not them. These are not actually about Superman. Sure, some may look like Superman, but closer examination will show that they are a completely different character...but the stories themselves are excellent Superman stories. Just, you… » 4/28/15 8:30pm 4/28/15 8:30pm

10 Obvious Superhero Weaknesses (That Supervillains Hardly Ever Exploit)

We think of superhero weaknesses as being fancy or complicated — radioactive fragments of their old home planets, or the people they love. And that’s why superheroes win. In fact, most superheroes have super-obvious weak points. Here are 10 obvious superhero weakness that villains almost never attack. » 4/27/15 10:17am 4/27/15 10:17am

Wonder Woman's Costume In Batman V. Superman Actually Has Color In It

If you were at all perturbed by the grim darkness of the new grim-dark Batman V. Superman trailer, or even just the drab costumes DC’s three greatest heroes seemed to sport in the movie, good news! A new photo of Wonder Woman’s upcoming costume reveals she’s still wearing red, gold and blue! (Kind of!) » 4/20/15 11:50am 4/20/15 11:50am

Bruce Timm's New Justice League Are Getting Their Own Snazzy Figures

Bruce Timm's latest entry into the DCAU, Justice League: Gods and Monsters, features a pretty radical new version of DC Comic's trinity. But they aren't just coming to animation — the new iterations of Wonder Woman, Superman and Batman are also getting some lovely Toys from DC Collectibles. » 4/17/15 3:30pm 4/17/15 3:30pm

A Former Superman And Supergirl Join The New Supergirl Show

CBS's new Supergirl TV series is casting characters all over the place! These two newest addition may take the Kryptonian cake, though — Dean Cain, who played Clark Kent in Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, and Helen Slater, titular star of the 1984 Supergirl movie, are joining the series. » 2/27/15 12:40pm 2/27/15 12:40pm

10 Superheroes Who Can Never Have Sex

It’s tough to be a superhero. Not only do you have to drop everything and get into a brawl at a second’s notice, but you’re frequently misunderstood. Superheroes’ personal lives are a mess — especially their sex lives. But it gets worse. Here are 10 superheroes who are physically unable to have sex. Ever. » 2/13/15 10:30am 2/13/15 10:30am