superheroes


Did The Spanish Flu Create Superhero Comics As We Know Them

Did The Spanish Flu Create Superhero Comics As We Know Them?

Laura Spinney, author of Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the World, recently appeared on BBC Radio 4's The Long View with Jonathan Freedland, a chance to look back at historic moments that affect today, with perspective. She also talked about the impact that the Spanish Flu had on literature. […]

Invincible: Robert Kirkman Skybound Preview Amazon Animated Series

Invincible: Robert Kirkman, Skybound Preview Amazon Animated Series

Between Skybound Xpo and Comic-Con@Home, Invincible co-creator Robert Kirkman has been introducing fans to the voice cast of the upcoming adult animated series adaptation for Amazon Prime (as you'll see below). Now, Kirkman and Skybound Entertainment are using this week's Image Comics FCBD (Free Comic Book Day) issue to offer us a look at the […]

The Umbrella Academy S02 Preview: Luthers Fight Club Tanks &#038 Dancing

The Umbrella Academy S02 Preview: Luther's Fight Club, Tanks & Dancing

Hard to believe that there's only a little more than two weeks to go before Netflix's The Umbrella Academy comes time-crashing back into our lives for a second season. Still, two weeks is still to weeks so to help pass the time, the fine folks at the streaming service have offered up a new set […]

Putting Politics Back Into Superhero Comics Before Justice League #50

Putting Politics Back Into Superhero Comics Before Justice League #50

Obviously it never went away. Check Empyre #1 today. But Si Spurrier has been writing a very political comic book with his current run on John Constantine: Hellblazer. It began with a naked Boris Johnson running around the bowels of the Houses of Parliament, saw an entire issue looking at the legacy of the NHS, as […]


The Tick Creator Ben Edlund Ends Speculation: Current Series Must Im Afraid Come to Its End

"The Tick" Creator Ben Edlund Ends Speculation: "Current Series Must I'm Afraid Come to Its End"

And I think we might as well accept it as a law of the universe: when the time is right #TheTick always comes back..." Here's a look at Edlund's orginal tweets from Friday:https://twitter.com/ben_edlund/status/1139641898161754112https://twitter.com/ben_edlund/status/1139641900082663424 A Look at Amazon Prime's 'The Tick'... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PkBNBxQZbY4https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yuw-x0WyouY In a world where superheroes have been real for decades, an accountant with mental health issues and zero[...]

The Boys: Catch Butchers 8-Bit Beatdown of The Homelander Here [VIDEO]

"The Boys": Catch Butcher's 8-Bit Beatdown of The Homelander Here [VIDEO]

Butcher capitalizes on Hughie’s rage over his girlfriend Robin’s accidental death at the hands of Superhero A-Train and enlists Hughie as part of his plan to bring down the super-hero franchise.Rounding out Butcher’s team are Laz Alonso (The Mysteries of Laura) as second-in-command Mother’s Milk; Karen Fukuhara (Suicide Squad) as The Female, a young Asian assassin with blistering fighting[...]

The Boys: Making the Move from Comic Book to Screen [VIDEO]

'The Boys': Making the Move from Comic Book to Screen [VIDEO]

Now over the past few weeks, viewers have been treated to introductions to superhero team The Seven as well as anti-supes squad The Boys as well as a pretty good taste of what's still to come this summer.In the newest video, the cast and crew take things back to the beginning with a look at[...]


Invincible: Steven Yeun J.K. Simmons and More Join Amazons Animated Adaptation

Invincible: Steven Yeun, J.K. Simmons and More Join Amazon's Animated Adaptation

Amazon Prime Video's eight-episode animated adaptation of Robert Kirkman's Skybound/Image comic book Invincible has just unveiled a pretty "super" voice cast for the series, with The Walking Dead's Steven Yeun and Counterpart's J.K. Simmons set to lead an impressive line-up of talent. Originally announced in June 2018, the series is expected to premiere on the […]

The Umbrella Academys Gerard Way Gabriel Bá Talk Netflix Series More Graphic Novels

The Umbrella Academy's Gerard Way, Gabriel Bá Talk Netflix Series, More Graphic Novels

Netflix’s adaptation follows the estranged members of a dysfunctional family of superheroes (The Umbrella Academy) — The Monocle, Spaceboy, The Kraken, The Rumor, The Séance, Number Five, The Horror, and The White Violin — as they work together to solve their father’s mysterious death while coming apart at the seams due to their divergent personalities[...]


Watchmen: Tim Blake Nelson Playing New Character Looking Glass Calls Lindelofs Tone Absolutely Right

Watchmen: Tim Blake Nelson Playing New Character Looking Glass, Calls Lindelof's Tone "Absolutely Right"

With Damon Lindelof's authorized adaptation "remix" of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' classic 1986 DC Comics limited series Watchmen set to premiere on HBO in 2019, actor Tim Blake Nelson (O Brother Where Art Thou?) is sharing some important details on his role in the series. Speaking with Empire Podcast, Nelson revealed tht he would be playing Looking Glass, a character who does not […]



Stargirl: Nickelodeons Brec Bassinger to Lead DC Universe Series

Stargirl: Nickelodeon's Brec Bassinger to Lead DC Universe Series

She also discovers an artifact of immense power - a long-lost hero’s cosmic staff - and ends up on a journey to becoming the unlikely inspiration for an entirely new generation of superheroes.For Johns, the character of Stargirl is one that fans closely associate with his rise through DC Comics - and one that holds[...]

The Boys EP/Showrunner Eric Kripke Talks Keeping Comics Punk Rock Provocative Tone

The Boys EP/Showrunner Eric Kripke Talks Keeping Comic's "Punk Rock Provocative" Tone

Developed for series by Kripke, Kripke, Preacher's Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen, and Sony Pictures TV, the modern twisted take on the world of superheroes boasts a premiere episode directed by Dan Trachtenberg (10 Cloverfield Lane, Black Mirror).● On what it was like overall working on two “wildly, schizophrenically different” projects like The House With a Clock In Its Walls and[...]

Iceman #1 Review: A Very Welcome Return

Iceman #1 Review: A Very Welcome Return

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Iceman is back and stopping Hell's Kitchen from getting lit up by a madman with Molotov Cocktails! After finishing that, Bobby finds a missing persons poster for a Morlock. He takes it to Kitty, who says she'll get him a team. The team ends up being just Bishop, but that's enough. Bobby and […]

Infinity Wars #3 Review: What if Captain America but Also Doctor Strange

Infinity Wars #3 Review: What if Captain America but Also Doctor Strange?

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Loki and Flowa arrive in the aftermath of the bloodbath perpetrated by Gamora on Earth. The Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy have been dispatched with ease by Gamora armed with the Infinity Stones. She is ready to slay Loki, but, in true Trickster God fashion, Loki Laufeyson talks his way out […]

Weapon X #23 Review: Deadpool is a Comic-Killer

Weapon X #23 Review: Deadpool is a Comic-Killer

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Deadpool is working for Mentallo and attacks Weapon X. Sabretooth, Lady Deathstrike, Domino, Mystique, and Omega Red struggle to contain him. Deathstrike injects him with nanites to combat Mentallo's control, but it turns out that Wade is working for money willingly. That means that Weapon X must take him down the old-fashioned way. […]