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What the hell was up with that single nipple spike? He looks like a kid trying to piss off his suburban parents rather than a supervillain on a rampage.
Villains in the 1960s were so bad at covering their tracks that a group of suburban brats regularly just stumbled across their schemes while hula-hooping and drinking malt shakes and enforcing segregation or whatever the hell kids did in those days.
Imagine my surprise when my daily Google search for “Patrick Stewart’s penis” turned up several actual news sites.
If you’re a member of a nerdy social circle—and, given that you’re browsing a website named after a famously cheesy episode of a famously nerdy TV series, that’s a safe bet—you’ve probably gotten one...
There’s only so many ways you can make compressed wheat taste like mediocre Halloween candy.
Coming up with a recurring enemy for Wolverine is harder than it sounds, because he has a habit of gutting them from throat to crotch like a misbehaving catfish, which is sort of understandable when your power is mostly indestructible claws and mood swings.
I mean, what kid wouldn’t want to play with a plastic sack with a dead-eyed clown painted on it? This thing looked like Tim Curry should play it in a disappointing miniseries.
A few enterprising writers realized that these comically outmatched losers could be repurposed and present an actual threat to our favorite heroes.
As Nimoy himself illustrated throughout his professional life, there was so much more to him than his unique portrayal of a super-intelligent extraterrestrial who did his best to minimize emotion.
It wasn’t always easy to fill 22 pages worth of Comic Code-friendly stories and adventures, especially not since anything good you came up with would just get stolen by Stan Lee anyway. Combine that with deadline panic, and you end up with a few characters who didn’t think their personas through very well.
A new study published in The Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology suggests super-beings might not be the greatest role models for children, after all.
January is upon us, so it’s time once again to take a look back at the most popular articles of the previous year.
January 1st is coming soon, but we’re not the only people who can use 2017 as chance to start something new. Our favorite TV and movie characters should use the coming new year to better themselves too. Or at the very least, become less terrible. …To watch, I mean. I don’t care if someone is a good person, so long as they entertain me.
This week, the DC/CW superhero shows launch their very first four-night crossover event, and most of the episodes are all titled “Invasion!”, and if you’re a comics fan you probably already know this crossover is loosely based on Invasion!, DC Comics’ company-wide event of 1988.
We finally really did it! But come on, how many systems of government last for 241 years straight? I think we did a pretty good job, all things considered.
The real world isn’t quite as far from the Seven Kingdoms as you might think. In fact, many of the characters are shockingly similar…
Benita Ha is a Canadian actress who’s appeared in numerous movies and television shows, including X-Men: The Last Stand. She’s also lent her voice to a number of video games, and is also a nurse! I recently had the pleasure of interviewing this talented lady.
Our celebrity gossip team at Agony Booth has uncovered leaked emails between Courteney Cox, Jennifer Aniston, and Jen’s new boytoy Justin Theroux on how to handle the spillover Brangelina media attention.
When the monsters inevitably show up in the end, you’ll realize that you’re not particularly invested in that long-neglected plotline and would rather Jacob keep getting into shenanigans with his new buddies than save the world.
It probably goes without saying that the most influential comic strip of our time is Charles Schulz’s Peanuts. While certainly not the first strip to appear in daily newspapers, Schulz made Charlie Brown, Snoopy…