This past week, we listed off some of the ridiculous arguments that people make to defend sexism in superhero comics, but it looks like we may have to add a few more to that list. This conversation between three Fox News hosts brings up some baffling points about female superheroes.
Will Big Hero 6 bring the same heart-wrenching emotion and sense of family to superhero movies that Frozen did to princess stories? We went behind-the-scenes at Disney Animation and learned that their Marvel-inspired movie isn't just a celebration of superheroes; it's also a story of a boy moving past his grief.
As part of investigations into the impact of long-duration space travel on squishy biological creatures, researchers at Johns Hopkins University blasted rats with high-speed particles. Shockingly, the irradiated rats failed to develop awesome superpowers, instead developing cognitive issues. Whoops.
If you think dressing up like a giant slab of filet mignon is a modern contrivance, think again. Throughout his career in the 1600s, Parisian artist Nicolas de Larmessin II drew dozens of jovially wackadoodle caricatures of people flamboyantly garbed as their professions. How flamboyant? Two words: seafood suit.
Green Arrow is getting his own TV show! The CW is prepping a Green Arrow series with Greg Berlanti (Eli Stone), Marc Guggenheim (No Ordinary Family, FlashForward) and Andrew Kreisberg (Fringe, W13) writing and producing.
Last night the first ever teaser trailer for Marvel's giant superhero movie The Avengers was released, including a ton of blink-and-you'll-miss-it shots of the brand new line up of heroes.
Josh Pence, who played one half of the Winklevosses in The Social Network (his face was digitally replaced by Arnie Hammer's) has just been cast in Chris Nolan's Dark Knight Rises. This hints at a lot of Batman spoilers.
While Warner Bros. readies a collection of movies featuring DC superheroes (Superman, Batman and Green Lantern) movie producer Charles Roven sets the record straight on the studio's plans for their characters to cross over: It won't happen.
Finally some creative superhero art that combines tarot cards, geeky heroes and bulgy tights. It's like a mystical beefcake calendar (with a little hero-on-hero action) in tarot card form! Enjoy. Maybe a little NSFW.
Artist David Resto is transforming Marvel's comic book characters into a collection of dino-tized superheroes. Meet the Avengersaurs, Iron Brontosaurus, and Captain Ameritops. And more!
In a desperate attempt to stay relevant, director Uwe Boll is making a ridiculously offensive fatsploitation movie called Blubberella. "She will kick major ass - with her major ass." Dear Hollywood, please stop giving this man money. Love, the universe.
Superman is one of those superheroes who has a whole constellation of abilities rather than a discrete superpower. But one fan theory suggests that all these abilities — from superstrength to heat vision — stem from a single superpower.
The kitten with a whip lingerie line Agent Provocateur is coming out with a comics-inspired unmentionables line. See their Doctor Who-esque underwear trailer and army of thonged supers. It's interesting - especially Hornette's confusing nunchuck lightsabers. NSFW.
For those times when your innate mutant abilities simply won't cut it, the Brooklyn Superhero Supply Company offers supplemental superpowers in convenient carry-home canisters.