Articles Tagged with superheroes

Marvel Comics Destroys Its Universe This May

Marvel 'Secret Wars' Art

Marvel Comics will destroy its universe — or universes — this May and create a new one that will merge characters and storylines in what may be one of the biggest changes ever to happen at the comic book publisher. Marvel made its major announcement on January 20 at the famed Midtown Comics in Manhattan…. Read more »

‘Agent Carter’ Suffers Ratings Drop But ABC Stands By It

Agent Carter Star Hayley Atwell

Agent Carter suffered a severe drop in ratings from its debut, but an ABC executive told critics that the television network is standing by the series at this time. TVLine reported the third episode of the limited Agent Carter series saw a major drop in viewers. “Leading out of a special Shark Tank telecast (7.3… Read more »

‘Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Adds Edward James Olmos In Recurring Role

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Adds Edward James Olmos to Cast

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. will feature a major new character when it returns in March, and that recurring character will be played by Edward James Olmos. Marvel issued a press release on January 8 announcing Olmos’s addition to the cast of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. “‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘ has just added another new face for its… Read more »

‘Gambit’ X-Men Movie Charged For 2016 Release

Gambit X-Men Cover

Gambit, a spinoff of the X-Men film franchise, will debut on silver screens in 2016 according to multiple news sources. The Hollywood Reporter said that Twentieth Century Fox scheduled a date for the movie starring the X-Men mutant. “Gambit, starring Channing Tatum, is set for release Oct. 7, 2016. Joshua Zetumer wrote the screenplay.” Variety… Read more »

Rogue To Get Her Own ‘Distinct’ ‘X-Men: Days Of Future Past’

Rogue Actress Anna Paquin

[Possible minor spoilers ahead.] Rogue, mutant heroine of X-Men fame, is said to be getting her own “distinct film” version of X-Men: Days of Future Past in the summer of 2015. James Finn, the Executive Vice President of Marketing Communications for 20th Century Fox, answered a fan’s question on Twitter about scenes featuring Rogue that… Read more »

Photographer Envisions Iconic Superheroes Contemplating Nature

Lapray's work was inspired by the French Alps.

Photographer Benoit Lapray has released a series of images in which he envisions classic superheroes like Batman, Superman, and Iron Man, taking a moment away from saving the world to contemplate nature in the French countryside. According to the Daily Mail, the 33-year-old photographer utilizes professional models dressed as famous superheroes to create his work…. Read more »

Hulk Smart? Marvel Changes Continue With A Genius Green Giant

Hulk ponders how puny humans always screw up the quote. It's "Alas, poor Yorick. I knew him, Horatio." Not "I knew him well." Puny humans.

Marvel’s incredible Hulk will soon go from smasher to smarty-pants, thanks to the ongoing shakeup in the Avengers line of comics. It’s a change that will see the Hulk trying to do some good for the world, by taking himself out of it. In an interview with USA Today, Marvel senior vice president of publishing… Read more »

‘Justice League Saved My Life,’ Says New Author

Author Doug Youngs drew inspiration for his 'Regulators' from his coworkers and inspiration for his life from 'Justice League' characters.

“The Justice League saved my life.” That’s a strong statement, but one that new author Doug Youngs doesn’t consider an exaggeration. I first met Doug, a new author who recently published a pair of superhero-genre books, when he reacted strongly to an admittedly snarky article I wrote for The Inquisitr about the casting of Jason… Read more »

The Flash: First Photo Of Grant Gustin As Berry Allen Surface

Grant Gustin wearing the mask of "The Flash".

The first photo of Grant Gustin as The Flash has been officially released by CW. And yes, there is a lightning bolt on the side of his mask. Originally reported by The Inquisitr that Gustin from Glee would portray Berry Allen, the initial snapshot only reveals him wearing the iconic mask. There is, at this… Read more »

YouTube ‘Geek Week': Top Ten Superheroes You’ve Never Heard Of [Video]

YouTube 'Geek Week' announces the top ten superheroes you've never heard of

YouTube “Geek Week” has now introduced the top ten superheroes you’ve never heard of. When you think of superheroes, you usually think of Batman, Spider-Man, the Avengers, the X-Men, Wolverine, and the like. However, with help from celebrity notables Simon Pegg (Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, Star Trek Into Darkness) and Nick Frost (Shaun Of The… Read more »

Batman Superman Movie Announced For Summer 2015

batman superman

Batman and Superman fans were thrilled at the news that 2015 will see a movie featuring the “Man of Steel” and the “Dark Knight” together on the big screen. Warner Bros shocked fans when it announced that the dream team, consisting of David S. Goyer, Christopher Nolan, and director Zack Snyder, will be combining talents… Read more »

Pixar Animator Is Attempting To Create A Total of 365 Superheroes

Pixar Animator Is Attempting To Create A Total of 365 Superheroes

Pixar animator Everett Downing has helped bring a lot of iconic characters to life. Now, he is trying to use his imagination to bring forth a number of his own superheroes. According to Wired.com, Downing’s initial plan was to create 365 brand-new superheroes in one year. However, that year-long project has turned into three years… Read more »

Study: Guys Who Love Batman Feel Better About Their Own Bodies

Batman Improves Body Image

According to a recent study, guys who identified with Bruce Wayne and his alter-ego Batman are more likely to feel satisfied with their own bodies than those who aren’t fans of superheroes. The Caped Crusader isn’t alone; gentlemen with an affinity for Spider-Man and Superman are also more comfortable in their own skin. In a… Read more »

Joss Whedon Will Write And Direct ‘Avengers’ Sequel

Joss Whedon The Avengers Sequel

Fear not, fanboys! Joss Whedon, the man responsible for bringing The Avengers to the big screen earlier this year, has been tapped to write and direct the sequel, according to Screen Crave. Although Whedon previously expressed hesitation and apprehension about returning to the franchise for another outing, the Buffy the Vampire Slayer mastermind’s participation in… Read more »