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Cress Williams Will Be the Star of the Black Lightning TV Show

Say hello to the latest DC hero to land on the US's CW Network: Cress Williams has been cast at Jefferson Pierce, the star of Black Lightning. Read More >>

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The Lego Batman Movie Director Will Bring Nightwing to the Big Screen

Importantly, this should also mean that Chris McKay is bringing one of the most lauded arses in comic books to the big screen as well. Read More >>

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Superman’s Totally Ready to Be an Evil Dictator Again in the New Injustice 2 Story Trailer

The first Injustice game—and the excellent prequel comic series that accompanied it—explored a reality in which a grief-stricken Superman cast aside his moral code to rule the world as he saw fit. It seems like the sequel will delve into that story again, but this time a defeated Superman will try to raise himself back up again. Read More >>

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This Iron Fist Featurette Explains a Lot More About the Show Than the Trailers Did

In addition to including some new footage—not nearly enough of it being dedicated to Colleen Wing kicking ass, sadly—this new Iron Fist featurette lets Finn Jones set up the world of Netflix’s latest Marvel show. Unsurprisingly, the world of a Living Weapon involves quite a bit of punching. Read More >>

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Hasbro’s 40th Anniversary Star Wars Figures Are an Amazing Throwback

The very first Star Wars movie turns 40 in 2017—as are, practically, the toys that have long been intertwined with the franchise. To celebrate 40 years in the galaxy far, far away, Hasbro isbreaking out the weaponised nostalgia with an homage to the classic Kenner era of Star Wars toys. Read More >>

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Lego’s New Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Can Open Itself Up Like a Skeleton’s Ribcage

Pirates of the Caribbean 5's Super Bowl trailer gave us a look at an amazing ghost ship in the film, captained by Jack’s new rival, the undead Captain Salazar. Now, Lego has revealed it’s turning the Salazar’s ghost ship into a humongous new model—one that can open itself up just like the one in the movie, which is incredibly freaky for a ship. Read More >>

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This Action Figure Is Our Best Look Yet At Kurt Russell In Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2

We've known since San Diego Comic-Con that Kurt Russell is playing Ego the Living Planet, but we haven't actually seen a snippet of him in any of the big trailers we've had for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. So yes, for now, your best look at him will have to be as part of this new action figure two-pack revealed at Toy Fair. Read More >>

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‘President Supervillain’ Puts Trump’s Quotes in Red Skull’s Mouth, and It’s Disturbingly Perfect

He’s barely been in office for a month, but already Donald Trump has given the world a fearsome amount of wild, delirious quotes. They’re sentences that not even the best satirical writer could come up with—and weirdly enough, they make for uncomfortably believable quotes for Marvel’s premiere fascist supervillain. Read More >>

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Ben Reilly Will Ditch His Creepy New Scarlet Spider Costume After Just One Story Arc

When Marvel announced that the re-revived Ben Reilly would be getting his own series once more as the Scarlet Spider, the company also revealed that Ben would get a brand new suit to swing around in. It... was a bit off. Its creepy little smile defying all sense of comic book spandex weirded us the hell out. But it won’t be around for long. Read More >>

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What the Hell is Marvel’s Generations?

Marvel has just released a gorgeous piece of Alex Ross artwork with a simple tagline: “Generations — coming summer 2017.” That’s it. But what the hell is it? It’s time to start speculating. Read More >>

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The Incredible Mystery of Rey’s Last Jedi Haircut Solved Thanks to Empty Toy Box

Back in last July, we learned that whatever hairdo Daisy Ridley was sporting as Rey was somehow so important that Lucasfilm felt it needed to be hidden, even when Ridley was just working out. Now, thanks to a picture of empty toy packaging, this great mystery of our time has been solved. Read More >>

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Thor Continues Being a Terrible Roommate in the First Look at Team Thor, Part 2

Darryl and Thor are back, and I can’t lie—I’m currently more excited to see the rest of this short right now than I am Thor: Ragnarok itself. Read More >>

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Listen to Stephen Fry and Watchmen’s Dave Gibbons Discuss the Art of Sound on Comic Books

Vworp. Kapow. Biff, bang, pow! The onomatopoeic words we’ve seen splayed out across comic pages over the years are some of the most important parts (and iconic) of the medium. But how do artists and writers actually come up with the words? For legendary Watchmen artist Dave Gibbons, there’s a lot of fun involved. Read More >>

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Marvel and Scarlett Johansson Both Want a Black Widow Movie, Still Don’t Do Anything About It

You know when you and a distant friend both loudly agree that you should see each other more often, but then spend months not making plans to visit because you both assume the other party will make the trip first? This right here is the movie-making version of that. Read More >>