Thor: The Best Superhero Movie Since The Dark Knight

Remember the summer of 2008? When the one-two punch of Iron Man and The Dark Knight made it seem like superhero movies were finally becoming a serious genre in their own right? The past few years, that's felt like a promise unfulfilled. The good news is, Thor is the first big-budget movie since The Dark Knight to use the trappings of superheroes to tell a real story. More »

Everything you wanted to know about Thor (but were too afraid to ask)

Are you confused by all those crazy space vikings running around in the Thor preview? Don't know what a Mjolnir is? Well, put on some Ride the Lightning, because here's a crash course in all people, places, and things Asgardian. More »

The writers of Thor and X-Men: First Class Explain Their Secret Origin

Ashley Edward Miller and Zack Stentz have written two of the summer's biggest movies, Thor and X-Men: First Class. They're fast becoming the go-to writers for revitalizing beloved science-fiction characters. We talked to them about what they've learned so far. More »

Loki reveals the comic book shout-outs in Thor, and his plans for The Avengers

We talked to Tom Hiddleston, the God of Mischief, and he explained all of the secret comic-book references that he stuffed into Loki's performance in Thor. Plus what's Loki up to in The Avengers? More »

10 other superheroes who possessed the powers of Thor

Throughout Thor's illustrious career, his powers have been appropriated by a slew of other comic book heroes. Not all of these heroes carried his official hammer, Mjolnir, but almost all of them dressed as lunatics while imitating the Thunder God. More »

28 Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies That Could Rock Your Summer

Could this be the biggest movie summer of all time? It's sure looking like it. Almost every weekend features at least one, and maybe two or three, movies with a science fiction, fantasy or comics pedigree. More »

Gorgeous new concept art of Thor's rainbow bridge

The Bifrost, the rainbow bridge of the gods, stretches out across the cosmic expanse, leading the way to the land of the Frost Giants, in this amazing new concept art from Marvel's Thor. The full version is below. More »

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This painting of Thor versus Jaws needs to be airbrushed on a van

Here's a tableau that belongs on the side of your Mazda Bongo. In anticipation of the upcoming Thor movie, Marvel's releasing variant covers of the thunder god dropping by famous Hollywood scenes. Check out the Asgardian with Frankenstein's monster too. More »

10 Thor Villains We Want to See on the Big Screen

Everyone knows that Thor's arch-nemesis is the trickster Loki. But did you know the God of Thunder fought magical crowbars, two-headed robots, and intergalactic yokels? Here are 10 foes you won't see at the multiplex (but deserve to be). More »

Good Character Development Includes The All-Important "F*@% Yeah" Moment

What makes you invest in a character? Is it when you understand their motivations, or glimpse their all-too-human foibles? When they have rich, multi-layered relationships? Sure, those things all help. But what really helps is the all-important "f*@% yeah" moment. More »

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First Avengers fan trailer assembles so much awesome

First Avengers fan trailer assembles so much awesome The best part about Marvel releasing the Captain America trailer is, now we have enough footage of each Marvel character to create an Avengers fan trailer. More »