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Ta-Nehisi Coates Compares Captain America to Barack Obama

Journalist and author Ta-Nehisi Coates discussed his latest writing gig for Marvel at SXSW on Saturday. Marvel Comics recently confirmed that Coates …

Comics

Meet Torako, The Lamborghini Cat In Tokyo

It’s no secret Japan’s supercar owners like to do things differently. Whether it’s sticking riveted over-fenders on Porsches or turning or …

Sports Cars

‘Picked Apart by Vultures’: The Last Days of Stan Lee

Months after losing his wife, the 95-year-old comic book legend is surrounded by charlatans and mountebanks.<p>You might expect Stan Lee, at age 95, to …

Corruption

Wonder Woman has come a long way since this failed 1967 screen test

Along with Batman and Superman, Wonder Woman is a pillar of what’s known among fans as the DC Trinity. At 75 years old, she’s one of the oldest and most enduring of all superheroes, but where her counterparts have been featured in numerous TV shows and movies, Diana of Themyscira hasn’t ever been …

Texas Lawmakers Failed to Address Rising Pregnancy-related Death Rate During Their Legislative Session

The <i>Associated Press</i> reported on Sunday that, months after researchers published findings indicating Texas has the highest rate of pregnancy-related …

Londoners aren’t freaking out about the terrorist attacks. Some politicians are.

LONDON — In bustling King’s Cross, a railway center in a city that depends on rail, life is continuing as normal. Travelers are hurrying to their trains, tourists are gawking at the Harry Potter Platform 9 and 3/4, and there are virtually no security checks or extra police in sight. It’s as if …

Fox News Panelists Doubt Whether Wonder Woman Is Patriotic Enough

What’s more American than Wonder Woman? Well, hating women and not understanding why, for starters. Also, loving clashing, fully-saturated color …

Spirit Weavers Gathering — All-Women's New Age Celebration

Batman: The Killing Joke will get a one-night-only theatrical release in July

Although DC continues to crank out animated movies starring its iconic superheroes, few generate the same level of buzz as the live-action …

Mark Hamill

DC Rebirth really wants to remind you that Aquaman isn’t a joke

If there’s any one hero in comic books today with the most undeserved reputation, it has to be Aquaman. For many people, he’s the very embodiment of …

Donald Trump to Megyn Kelly: I’m sorry not sorry

Everything you need to know about how Donald Trump views his months-long haranguing of Megyn Kelly is contained in one answer to one question posed by the Fox News star during her highly anticipated interview with the presumptive Republican presidential nominee Tuesday night.<p>KELLY: So when you look …

Baby Bison Euthanized After Tourists Put It In Their Car

Its mother rejected it because it smelled of human<p>The bison is our new national mammal, but that lofty designation doesn't save the species from the resounding stupidity of humans.<p>Last week, tourists at Yellowstone National Park saw a bison calf in the park. They got worried about it being alone, …

Wildlife

Billy Corgan upset that "the wrong racial epithet" could destroy his career

Billy Corgan, of the Smashing Pumpkins, laments the fact he can't say a certain word without becoming unpopular, which is the result of social …

Here's how the 'Avengers' look different in the movies and the comics

Thanks to the staggering success of Marvel Studios, we're now getting superhero movies at a pretty steady clip. But it's not until very recently that these adaptations have approached anything as inherently weird as some of the source material for "Avengers: Age of Ultron."<p>Marvel has a pretty …

Can you be homosexual without being gay? The future of cruising, drag, and camp in a post-closet world.

1 That’s Gay<p>“You know,” observed a recent dinner guest, glancing around our living room between sips of his digestif, “there are <i>a lot</i> of strong women …

The Leaked Identity Of The Woman Behind Thor And What It Means For Marvel

The identity of Marvel's female Thor was leaked ahead of schedule. We talked to Thor writer Jason Aaron about the reveal, what earned the character her new mantle, and what's next. MASSIVE SPOILERS BELOW.<p><b>So the news broke a little earlier than anticipated; how did that feel? How has the response</b> …

"He Said, She Said": Is There Any Cooler Way To Show Dialog In Fiction?

So you've written some sparkling dialogue, and even made sure your characters don't all have the same "voice."But there's still a problem with your …

DC Announces Injustice: Gods Among Us - Year Four Prequel Comic

Is Superman about to pull a Kratos?<p>Not that this should come as any surprise given the success of the previous three volumes, but DC will be …

The Mary Sue — Did you see our fan casting? 8 Actors Who Could...

Tech predictions for 2015 that you should actually listen to

January may be coming to a close, but the flood of predictions, forecasts, and prognostications for the year ahead hasn’t abated. Among the dross however is the annual list of predictions from GP Bullhound (pdf), a boutique investment bank that specializes in tech companies. The bank is worth …

A Photographer Reveals The Spectacular Beauty Of An Iceberg That Flipped Over

"My favorite trips are those that are centered around a beautiful landscape — the more dramatic or unusual the better," says Alex Cornell, a San Francisco-based designer and musician.<p>So it's no surprise that Cornell, along with his mother and sister, traveled to Antarctica in December to take in …

What's coming to Netflix in February and what's disappearing

February will be another month of Netflix playing fast and loose with our hearts thanks to its constantly rotating catalog of movies and TV shows …

The weirdest car at CES doesn't even have four wheels

Many of the cars at CES look just like normal, everyday cars, except they're packed to the gills with next-gen technology — Android Auto, CarPlay, self-driving, the list goes on.<p>Then there's Elio.<p>The quirky little three-wheeler was briefly parked in the lot outside the Las Vegas Convention Center …

What Life Was Like for an Executioner’s Family in the 16th Century

Neighbors in Bamberg had become accustomed to the weekly ritual getting under way in the back courtyard of Meister Heinrich Schmidt’s house and went …

No, There Are Not Too Many Comic Book Movies

<b>There are not “too many comic book movies” being made today, so why does it sometimes feel that way?</b><p>With the deluge of trailers and gossip regarding the details of the next five-six years of superhero films coming down the pike from DC Comics (Time Warner Inc.) and Marvel (Walt Disney), we have …

Ant-Man First Official Poster Revealed

Marvel Studios has released the first official poster for <i>Ant-Man</i>, via the film’s Facebook page.<p>The poster continues Marvel’s thematic marketing …

Agent Carter Premiere Recap: “Pilot” & “Bridge and Tunnel”

What kind of powers make a superhero? This question is at the center of Marvel’s <i>Agent Carter</i>, and two episodes in, the answer seems obvious: whatever …

Bill Cosby returns to stage for first time since November

Bill Cosby got a standing ovation from polite Canadian fans at the end of his first show since November, but protesters outside braved below-freezing weather to shame the ticket-holders as they streamed in.<p>Cosby's show in Kitchener was the first of three performances planned in Canada's Ontario …