Here’s a bit of trivia for you: when he was coming up with an idea for a new comic, art Jack Kirby witnessed a woman lift a car to get her child out from under it. The moment helped inspire one of his most famous creations: the Incredible Hulk.
Mark Ruffalo appeared on The Tonight Show recently, where he told a story about visiting his daughter's preschool and Hulking out on one of her classmates.
Well this is just brilliant. The folks over at The New Yorker's Culture Desk recently asked everyone's favorite big, green film critic — Film Crit Hulk — to comment on Mark Ruffalo's Hulk in The Avengers.
Designer Danny Haas has created a series of weathered posters that split famed superheroes' personalities straight down the middle. For characters such as Jean Grey and Susan Richards, the divide is less obvious but no less charming. Here's hoping he makes a Multiple Man diagram that's shaped like a pie chart. You can…
Apparently there's a mall in Seoul where shoppers can ponder the biomechanics of The Incredible Hulk relieving himself, an act that requires a seismologist, an eight-person hazmat squad, and a charm of soothing from Dr. Strange. Add this to the list of unsanctioned superhero public art around the globe.
We've long been fans of Alex Pardee's nightmarish artwork. We've seen his children-digesting monster installation, his horrifying dream beasties, and his post-apocalyptic web series about a block-headed alien. Now, behold his freakish reinterpretations of beloved superheroes.
Marvel's gearing up for the release of The Avengers with some curious promotions, but here's one that's pretty magnificent. Come April, Marvel will give select comics variant covers depicting Earth's Mightiest Heroes as illustrated by the likes of Rembrandt, Michelangelo, and Monet. Here's what they've unveiled so…
In anticipation of Joss Whedon's upcoming superhero remake of the Night of 100 Stars, olfactory merchants JADS International have assembled a line of Avengers-themed fragrances.
For New Year's Eve in Ecuador, massive paper-and-wood figures known as "años viejos" (Spanish for "old years") are burnt to usher out the past 365 days. These elaborate sculptures depict everyone from Chucky the evil doll to Cable from the X-Men, who are all summarily incinerated as the clock runs down.
A man painted green like the Hulk and sporting "fancy dress" was arrested last spring for selling drugs outside of a nightclub in Coventry, England. Explains The Coventry Telegraph of the Hulk's run-in with the police:
The only thing we want to see more of from Joss Whedon's Avengers flick isn't action or monsters or even plot details — we just want to watch this fractured family bicker. This new international trailer shows off some more banter, a few action shots of Captain in his upgraded suit, and the Black Widow and Hulk scene…
In December, Dark Horse Comics will release the comic book adaptation of Chuck Hogan and Guillermo del Toro's vampire outbreak novel series The Strain. io9 recently spoke with del Toro about this hemoglobin-obsessed miniseries, and the prolific director also tantalized us with details of his upcoming screen projects,…
The latest batch of Dark Knight Rises rumors reveal the secret to Bane's success, how Catwoman's arc mirrors that of one of Batman's oldest foes, and which supporting character takes on a starring role in Christopher Nolan's final Batman movie.
Chris Evans explains why Captain America's costume changes in The Avengers. Patrick Wilson talks his love for Prometheus. Mark Millar admits the window is closing for Kick-Ass 2. Plus some intriguing new hints for the Doctor Who finale!
For every real piece of news, there's a hundred crazy rumors and unconfirmed reports. This year provided tons of vital hints at future entertainment...as well as a lot of wonderfully ridiculous rumors. Here's the coolest and wrongest spoilers of 2010.
Chet Phillips' illustrations have taken us to the steampunk Planet of the Apes and an alternate universe where Earth's greatest writers and artists are cats and dogs. His latest fantastical trading cards place familiar superheroes in the VIctorian era.
HitFix is reporting that Marvel's going with another actor to portray Bruce Banner in The Avengers instead of prior Hulk Ed Norton. Who? We should hear who's wearing the purple pants come Comic-Con. UPDATE: Norton's definitely out of the running.
There's no denying that Marvel editor-in-chief Joe Quesada has revitalized the publisher, taking it from bankruptcy to dominating the comic industry and breaking into movies. We sat down with him at Comic-Con to find out what happens next.