Articles Tagged with superheroes

‘Supergirl’ Lowdown: Everything You Wanted To Know [Video]

Melissa Benoist as 'Supergirl'

Unlike her cousin, Supergirl seems to like the fanfare and publicity and, in that sense, she seems more like Iron Man than Superman. “You exposed yourself. You’re out there now, Kara. Everyone will know about you and you can’t take that back,” the big sister tells Kara Danvers. “I don’t want to,” Kara (Melissa Benoist)… Read more »

Was Joss Whedon Bullied From Twitter By Feminists?

Writer/Director Joss Whedon attends the premiere of Marvel's 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' at Dolby Theatre on April 13, 2015 in Hollywood, California.

Joss Whedon quit Twitter. Why? According to Whedon’s own words, Joss left Twitter because it was simply too busy, keeping him from getting the peace one needs to do one’s own work. Joss says it was just too much noise and it was keeping him distracted. Apparently, no one bought that excuse — er, reason…. Read more »

Patty Jenkins Signs On To Direct ‘Wonder Woman’

Director Patty Jenkins accepts the Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series award for 'The Killing,' 'Pilot' onstage during the 64th Annual Directors Guild Of America Awards held at the Grand Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland on January 28, 2012 in Hollywood, California.

Only a few days after Michelle MacLaren left Wonder Woman hanging by her lasso, due to creative differences, Patty Jenkins has signed on to take over the project. Warner Bros was quick to replace MacLaren, following the announcement that she had parted from the Wonder Woman project, eager to keep the release on target with… Read more »

‘Spider-Man’ Won’t Be A Third Retelling Of The Origin Story

A younger version of Spider-Man is being planned for the new reboot.

Spider-Man fans have heard it enough that many know the entire story by heart and it doesn’t help that both big screen treatments of the Spider-Man story began with an updated (though essentially the same) version of the same origin tale. Now, with news that there will be a third incarnation of Spider-Man, fears have… Read more »

Marvel Debuts All-Women ‘Avengers’ In Move To Appeal To Females

Marvel's A-Force

Marvel announced that it will launch a brand new version of the Avengers this May called A-Force, and the lineup of superheroes will be entirely female. Marvel’s press release revealed that She-Hulk, Dazzler, Medusa, and Nico Minoru will be among the members of A-Force. Meanwhile, Comics Alliance reviewed the cover artwork for A-Force #1 and… Read more »

Ms. Marvel Used In Attack On Free Speech In San Francisco

Ms. Marvel Comic Book Cover

Ms. Marvel, a comic book superheroine, is being used in a series of graffiti attacks on free speech in San Francisco. Ms. Marvel is a comic book superheroine owned by Marvel Entertainment. She originally was Carol Danvers, but the latest character to assume her identity is Kamala Khan, who first appeared in 2013. Marvel emphasized… Read more »

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 »