This week, Sony released the first three episodes of Powers, the live-action adaptation of Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming's comic about police officers who deal with superpowered crime. And while it's slow getting going, Powers takes some intriguing looks at a world where superheroes brush up against…
DC superheroes and villains get a dose of Norman Rockwell and J.C. Leyendecker-inspired whimsy in artist Juan Carlos Ruiz Burgos' tributes to the Saturday Evening Post. We especially love the ones where superheroes encounter children who read their comic book adventures.
One day, everyone started developing superpowers, everyone, that is, except Andy. Now, in this short film, Andy has to deal with the constant danger and harassment that comes with being a superpowered have-not.
How have Stan Lee's ideas about superpowers changed as he's gotten older? In this sketch from Key & Peele, the Marvel Comics creator pitches several new characters based on his more recent frustrations and desires.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe movies and the Dark Knight series may rule the box office, but the real superhero money comes from licensed products. And the superhero with the most lucrative license—earning a whopping $1.3 billion a year—is neither Bat nor big-screen Avenger.
Ever wish that your life were more like a superhero movie? This comic explains what your childhood has in common with a Marvel movie—if not in superpowers, then at least in terms of escalating villains to fight.
Were you floored by ComicsAlliance's timeline, laying out the next six years of scheduled superhero movies? Well this spoof timeline looks even farther into the future, when we'll have ill-advised crossover movies, superhero vacation flicks, and endless Deadpool films.
In a world where some celebrities happen to be superheroes, what do the advertisements look like? These artists come up with print ads and commercials that match comic book characters with real products.
Believe it or not, the classic superhero dramedy The Greatest American Hero may be coming back to television, and we're thrilled to see who is on board. The Lego Movie directors and Clone High creators Phil Lord and Chris Miller are shepherding the reboot.
You've heard the argument that male superheroes are sexualized simply because they are often bare-chested. But a man taking off his shirt doesn't make him a sex object. It's actually rare to find examples of male superheroes who truly are sexualized the way women are in comics. Here are ten examples.
Superheroes may be the dominant subject for comics, but when Gene Luen Yang, creator of American Born Chinese, Boxers & Saints, and other remarkable comics, sets his writing talents to the genre, it becomes something fresh. In The Shadow Hero, Yang takes the first Asian American superhero in comics and writes him a…
In this image by Charlie Layton, the costumed characters from both DC and Marvel decided to blow off some steam at the same bar when Captain America accidentally interfered with DC's pool game.
With a speed and dexterity unmatched by mortal knitters, this superhero can whip up anything with her needles and the right yarn. Tell us your story about this particularly crafty hero.
Nour Saleh wears a hijab, so when she recently took up a Tumblr challenge to draw herself as different fictional characters, she incorporated a headscarf into various superhero designs—often with very clever results.
Rumor has it that Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman will be rocking pants and jacket in Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice. It's a look that could work, but it's hardly the only one. After all, there are tons of fan-made Wonder Woman costume designs that could be spectacular onscreen.
This take on the classic X-Men: Days of Future Past cover just reminds us of all of the animated superhero shows that are no longer with us—many of them cancelled before their time.
It's no secret that female characters are portrayed in a different way than their male counterparts are in comic art. But in a medium where superhero costumes are already so silly, why do we care so much about how our lady heroes dress?
Power Girl's costume is infamous for showing off her particular endowments, but what would be the equivalent for a similarly outfitted Power Lad? NSFW image below.
You read that right: Uterus Man. This grotesque biological superhero rides a pelvic chariot, flies using blood powers, and gains power from eating placenta.
A superhero's life is filled with danger and excitement, but Kat Leyh's Supercakes comics tend to focus on the quieter moments in the lives of two superpowered ladies whose relationship is starting to become more serious.