Mike Mignola Talks About Hellboy’s Evolution and the State of Superhero Films

Mike Mignola isn’t doing as much with Hellboy as he used to. But, with new collections of classic material and fresh storylines about the Right Hand of Doom and the BPRD coming out, he’s never too far from his signature creation. Read More >>

The Flash Is About to Go All Rick and Morty on Us

Despite both featuring teams of super scientists who’ve spent more than their fair share traversing the multiverse, The Flash and Rick and Morty aren’t exactly two shows that people immediately associate with one another. That’s all about to change, though, and it’s Harrison Wells’ fault. (Of course.) Read More >>

These Evil Batmen Are Coming to Conquer the DC Universe

Between a series cryptic teaser images and an even more difficult to parse prelude comic, we knew that DC’s upcoming Dark Nights: Metal series was going to involve dark, alternate reality versions of the Justice League. But we had no idea they would all be quite this twisted—or that they were all going to be half Batman. Read More >>

The Wonder Woman Movie Understands Why Superheroes Exist

I saw Wonder Woman over the weekend and, like my co-workers and millions of other people, thrilled to the sight of a well-realised DC Comics superhero. To me, the best part of Patty Jenkins’ movie was its deep understanding of Diana of Themyscira’s symbolic importance. Read More >>

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 >>

Mr. Mxyzptlk Is Coming to Turn Supergirl’s World Upside Down

The CW/DC Universe has already handled some of the weirdest sides of world of DC Comics—but you have to admire its gung-ho desire to bring some of its most bizarre concepts to the big screen. Arrow did Ragman, Flash got Grodd, and now Supergirl is getting everyone’s favourite wanderer of the fifth dimension, Mr. Mxyzptlk. Read More >>

Why Do All Marvel Films Look Kind of Bad?

Even if there is growing fatigue when it comes to superhero films, there’s no doubt that films from Marvel’s Cinematic Universe are the best of the bunch. Heck, some Marvel films are legitimately great, and even the not-so-good ones still have great actors playing fantastic characters. Basically, they’re all very fun to watch. So why then, do Marvel movies look so blah, drab, and just plain bad? Read More >>

People Look So Silly When They Stare at Superheroes in Films

It’s after a superhero discovers his powers and before that superhero faces off with the big bad guy that we get treated with a montage sequence showing our favorite superhero doing various good deeds all around the city while bystanders stand around and stare with their mouth agape. Read More >>

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Everything About the Wonder Woman Movie We Figured Out From the Trailer

A new Wonder Woman trailer was released yesterday, which showed us a lot of Diana Prince fighting in various places during World War I. We highly recommend watching it, because it’s amazing. But since details of this movie’s plot have been kept ridiculously under wraps, it’s also the best chance we have at figuring out what’s going on in this film. Read More >>

Parody Superheroes, Ranked

It’s a good time to be a silly superhero, with Amazon producing a brand-new Tick series, Section 8 making a dingus of the Spectre a few Wednesdays ago, and a new Slapstick comic from Marvel this autumn. Let’s celebrate with this immense ranking of characters created to mock Superman, Batman, and the rest. Because they totally had it coming. Read More >>

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YouTube Has An Exclusive Superhero Movie Nobody Is Watching

You won’t find All Superheroes Must Die 2: The Last Superhero at your local cinema. You won’t find a poster for the film at your bus stop. In fact, you’ve probably never even heard of it. Read More >>

Why Superman’s Lame Disguise Might Actually Work

It’s been a longstanding complaint since the first Superman comics debuted in the 1930s: why doesn’t anyone see through Clark Kent’s lame disguise and realize that he’s really Superman? New research suggests that Kent’s trademark glasses actually might work as a disguise—at least around people who don’t know him well. Read More >>

Why the Joker in The Dark Knight Was the Ultimate Villain

Even if you didn’t see Suicide Squad, somehow escaped the reviews of it, and also didn’t hear the horror stories about Jared Leto’s Joker, you’d already know that it would never have topped Heath Ledger. Read More >>

The 10 Most Overly Specific Supervillains in Comics

The great thing about comic books is the volume: they’ve been around for a long time and there have been so many issues, reboots, and continuities that there’s never a lack of things to discover. The best thing about comic books is that all that space has allowed things to get weird. Read More >>

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The 10 Worst Superpowers to Have in Real Life

What kind of human doesn’t want to have superpowers? I’d literally take any of them — flying, teleportation, invisibility, super strength — shoot, even a useless one like being able to eat anything would be so awesome to have. But there’s a dark side to having superpowers, and it’s mostly because we live in stupid ass real life. Read More >>