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Help a N00b: Harry Potter... Books or Movies First?

Help a N00b: Harry Potter... Books or Movies First?

By Beth MishlerOctober 17, 2012

I know! It’s full-blown lunacy. I’ve seen every other major sci-fi/fantasy movie franchise (other than The Matrix, which also gets me the occasional boo/hiss) and everyone I know under the age of 50 has seen the movies or read the books, usually both. But not...More  →

This Character Needs a Comic: Doom Patrol

This Character Needs a Comic: Doom Patrol

By Steven RomanoOctober 17, 2012

Are the inmates of Arkham Asylum running wild in the streets? Call Batman. Is Darkseid declaring war on Earth? Bring in the Justice League. But what is one do when, say, an ugly piece of artwork has just swallowed Paris, France? There’s only one group...More  →

Real-Life Superheroes: Crazy Good, or Crazy Bad?

Real-Life Superheroes: Crazy Good, or Crazy Bad?

By Beth MishlerOctober 17, 2012

“We are using the iconicism of comic book superheroes to make a difference, inspire others, spread a positive message, and call attention to issues in our communities.” That’s a quote from the website RealLifeSuperheroes.org, which currently has 313 registered members, and is one of many...More  →

7 Online Games That Are Actually Protests

7 Online Games That Are Actually Protests

By Scott GreenstoneOctober 17, 2012

Last week, PETA released Pokemon: Black and Blue, an online parody game that paints the Pokemon as oppressed animals kept in their Pokeballs by blood-spattered trainers who only bring them out to perform like circus elephants. This isn't the first game made to promote a cause, protest...More  →

Things Geniuses Would Never Say

Things Geniuses Would Never Say

By Josh PeriloOctober 17, 2012

Geniuses. They say the darndest things! Always waxing philosophical and being all smart and stuff. Haven't you ever wished that they'd say something inconsequential and stupid just to make you feel better about yourself? Well, we're here to make that happen. Below are a list...More  →

5 Villains with Dumb Deaths

5 Villains with Dumb Deaths

By Scott GreenstoneOctober 17, 2012

Most villains take a whole freaking lot to kill. A sacrifice, a twist, an all-consuming plot or a bad guy suddenly turning good are usually good weapons to kill a badguy with. But these guys? These guys are the ones that make you shout "Oh...More  →

Steampunk Style With Jenny the Intern

Steampunk Style With Jenny the Intern

By Jennifer GrudzieckiOctober 16, 2012

Unlike SOME people around here, I LOVE Steampunk. I think it's beautiful and fun and intricate and awesome...but I never knew where to start. How does someone become Steampunk? Well, last weekend at Comic Con I found out...and got a Steampunk makeover! I started out by ta...More  →

QUIZ: What Greek God Are You?

QUIZ: What Greek God Are You?

By Becky FerreiraOctober 16, 2012

Among the many things the ancient Greeks were awesome at was storytelling. They made up myths about gods so irrational and self-indulgent that it's a wonder they kept the world running at all. From wine-guzzling hedonists to fleet-footed tricksters to sun-riding kings, the Greek pantheon...More  →

How Could A Wrinkle in Time Be Any Better? Make It a Comic Book!

How Could A Wrinkle in Time Be Any Better? Make It a Comic Book!

By Becky FerreiraOctober 16, 2012

Great news, Masterminds: the tesseract is officially back in style! What's a tesseract, you ask? Oh, just a cosmic cube with the power of the universe inside. And earlier this year, we watched The Avengers fight to keep this mysterious power source in safe hands....More  →

Top 5 Scariest (And Fun-est) Haunted Houses in the US

Top 5 Scariest (And Fun-est) Haunted Houses in the US

By Randy WalkerOctober 16, 2012

These aren't "real" haunted houses... that is to say, there aren't any old dudes giving walking tours of the grounds telling you that in 1881 this place used to be a diphtheria ward. No, these are on purpose scary, hold onto your significant other, I...More  →