Amazing Spider-Man tie-in toy gives us our best look yet at the Lizard!

We've seen plenty of Andrew Garfield as the rebooted Peter Parker and Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy, but we still know next to nothing about the villainous Lizard. That why it pays to keep an eye on those tie-in toys. » 1/02/12 6:00am 1/02/12 6:00am

It may be Comic-Con, but Wednesday won't con you out of new comics

Just because the entire comic industry will more or less relocate to San Diego tomorrow doesn't mean there isn't a ton of new stuff on the stands — Locke and Key and Daredevil return, and Grant Morrison pens his treatise on superheroes. » 7/19/11 9:00am 7/19/11 9:00am

Is Anchorman's Adam McKay 100% on directing The Boys?

We've known that co-founder (and Will Ferrell brah) Adam McKay was in the running to direct Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson's hedonistic superhero series The Boys. Apparently, McKay is now "in serious talks with Sony Pictures" and "close to signing." [Collider] » 6/20/10 5:39pm 6/20/10 5:39pm

Enter the Secret Avengers (as opposed to the Public Avengers)!

What's got us most excited about Marvel's new Heroic Age status quo? Ed Brubaker's Secret Avengers. With an oddball cast of espionage experts and military masterminds, this title looks to give Marvel's flagship superteam a pulpy twist. » 5/25/10 9:00am 5/25/10 9:00am

The Man Who Makes Will Ferrell Funny May Direct "Cokehead Superhero" Epic

The man wrote and directed Step Brothers and Anchorman and whose daughter is Will Ferrell's mean-baby Landlord might be taking on the superhero-hating R-rated comic The Boys. Which means we may have a new superhero comedy blockbuster on our hands. » 4/27/10 8:00am 4/27/10 8:00am

Rob Corddry Wants To Star In Movie Version Of Garth Ennis' Most Violent …

Columbia's live-action adaptation of the Garth Ennis' The Boys is getting quite the rep. First Nightmare's Sam Bayer wants the director gig, and now Rob Corddry wants in. In truth Corddry would make an awesome cokehead/dick superhero. » 3/23/10 6:40am 3/23/10 6:40am

Superhero-Bashing Anti-Heroes Stomp Your Local Theater

Are superhero movies not violent enough for you? Then you should rejoice that Garth Ennis' over-the-top comic book The Boys has been optioned by Columbia Pictures. In The Boys, the CIA forms a special squad to keep superheroes in line, using as much violence as possible. DC Comics' Wildstorm imprint dropped the title… » 2/22/08 6:30am 2/22/08 6:30am