The Marvel Play Arts Figures Are Great, But Nowhere Near Crazy Enough

Ever since Square-Enix announced they'd gotten the Marvel license for their Play Arts Kai Variants line, I've been looking forward to what ridiculous designs they would create for Marvel's finest heroes. But a few new figures were at Toy Fair, and while they're cool, they're lacking the wonderful absurdity. » 2/16/15 6:40pm 2/16/15 6:40pm

Why Marvel's Civil War Movie Shouldn't Be Anything Like The Comic

Greetings, my lascivious envelope-lickers! Uh, that sounded dirtier than I intended. Sorry. In today's mailbag, I have the answers you seek — as long as you're wondering where the hell Disney's cartoons are hiding and whether Thor's hammer has accidentally killed somebody. Three, two, one, let's jam! » 1/21/15 9:05am 1/21/15 9:05am

What Happens To The Marvel Cinematic Universe When Joss Whedon Leaves?

Marvel started making its own movies with Iron Man, but the quality control really got excellent starting with Captain America. Which happens to be around the time Joss Whedon came on board as a creative consultant. What happens to Marvel's movies when Whedon leaves? Nobody knows yet. But here's what we know so far. » 11/10/14 1:29pm 11/10/14 1:29pm

Marvel's new Thor is so worthy, she actually rewrites Mjolnir's oath

Over the years, Thor's power has been wielded by many - a Frog, a Space-horse-thing, Superman - but soon, the mantle will pass to a woman. In a preview of her first issue, it turns out that this mysterious new woman is so badass, her lifting of Thor's mighty hammer causes the weapon to literally rewrite its own creed. » 9/08/14 2:19pm 9/08/14 2:19pm

10 Times When Comics And Movies Sexualized Male Superheroes

You've heard the argument that male superheroes are sexualized simply because they are often bare-chested. But a man taking off his shirt doesn't make him a sex object. It's actually rare to find examples of male superheroes who truly are sexualized the way women are in comics. Here are ten examples. » 8/28/14 10:59am 8/28/14 10:59am