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The First Poster for Ant-Man Has Been Released!

Jul
23

The first image from the tortuously produced Ant-Man has been released, and features a snazzy, tech-heavy take on the character's helmet!

Writer Warren Ellis Working With Walking Dead EP On A New Television Show

Jul
23

Just in time to get jaws wagging at Comic-Con, one of comic’s great writers has announced a collaboration with Walking Dead executive producer, Gale Anne Hurd, on an as yet unnamed television project. The deal was announced along with two other projects under Univeral Cable Productions. It will be Warren Ellis' first stab at a television property, and he seems quite excited about it.

Marvel Unlimited Catalogue of 15,000 Comics Now Onsale for a Buck

Jul
23

ICYMI, digital comics are a thing, they grossed an insane $90 million in sales last year, and Marvel's latest promotion looks like an even greater push in the digital direction: you can get access to their staggering back catalogue of comics for a mere 99 cents. Yep, time to cancel your summer reading list.

Artist Subtly Inserts 'Star Wars' Imagery into Stark, Real-World Locales

Jul
23

This photoset will make you pine for a grittier, more realistic Episode VII; Cedric Delsaux's 'Dark Lens' series features ATAT walkers trawling across European villages, a blaster duel atop a sunset parking structure, and industrial buildings housing chained rancors with their stormtrooper keepers--the stills are both subtle (difficult to do with such ostentatious and well-known source material) and brilliantly composed to blur boundaries between fantasy and stark reality. 

Track of the Day: Thai Street Musician Shreds Psychedelic on the Double-Necked 'Phin' Lute

Jul
22

The 'phin' is a family of Thai folk instruments, sometimes double necked, frequently with a completely sick headstock carved into a dragon motif, frequently played with reverb and delay effects that frequently put American garage to shame. Excuse me while I throw my wallet in a lake before I try to buy one of these babies.

Shades of Cage: Photos from the LA 'Nicolas Cage is God?!' Art Show

Jul
22

Los Angeles's Nicolas Cage Party proved that gods are indeed made, and that the internet is the breeding ground. Dozens of artists from the west coast and beyond paid tribute to the Rage Cage in stained glass, neon, spoken word, and every other medium imaginable--and some completely incomprehensible, leading me to believe a third eye necessary to witness all spectra of the transcended Cage. Click through for pics and a rundown of the one-night shrine to Hollywood's favored woman-punching, baby-snatching, plastic-fanged son!

Comic-Con 2014: The Best Off-Site Events

Jul
21

Comic-Con features a staggering 11 acres or so of convention center floorspace, but any con-veteran knows that the real action happens off-site. Read on for a breakdown of the biggest off-site events this year including Borderlands laser-tag, Sleepy Hollow virtual reality, an HBO pop-up shop, and more.

This LEGO Boba Fett Cosplay is Simply Amazing

Jul
21

This just might be the best LEGO minifig cosplay ever. One heck of a costume maker and dad created this one for his six-year-old son, who also just might be the luckiest kid at any Comic-Con he attends.

Newbee Defeats ViCi to Claim the Dota 2 $5 Million International Grand Prize

Jul
21

After four days of epic battles at Seattle's KeyArena, Chinese team Newbee has beaten out the competition to win the fourth annual Dota 2 International tournament. For their efforts, they've taken home an impressive $5 million grand prize, with runner up ViCi Gaming netting $1,475,699.

No, You Won't See Arrow and Flash TV Show Characters in the Justice League Movies (Stop Asking)

Jul
20

I'm frankly surprised this is still a question on some fan's minds, but apparently it's a big enough issue that DC's chief creative officer Geoff Johns had to finally put it to rest.

Countdown to Comic-Con: DC Comics Reveals Its Entire Schedule

Jul
20

It's not called Comic-Con for nothing, and DC Entertainment is planning a huge list of events for the convention this week. Included on their schedule are panels for Superman, Wonder Woman, and Batman, a preview of the "Multiversity" event by Grant Morrison, early looks at Vertigo books, and more. Check out their entire line-up below.

Huge Star Wars Plot Details Leaked

Jul
20

Despite J.J. Abrams' notorious veil of secrecy over his projects, a huge plot detail for Star Wars: Episode VII has leaked onto the web. A big spoiler warning before you proceed, but if you don't mind, read on to find out how Abrams' Star Wars opens.

Ball Pits And Backlash, Has DashCon Learned Its Lesson?

Jul
19

DashCon has released a fairly long press release explaining what went wrong at their convention, assuring us that these problems will be fixed for next year, and in some cases trying to make amends. There will of course be kneejerk doubters among you who insist on calling the whole thing a scam, but now is not the time for paranoia. It’s clear that out and out scam is not the description for the con. It’s even clear that a lot of people had a good time despite the problems.

Countdown to Comic-Con: Nintendo Plans to Have Their 'Biggest Presence' Ever

Jul
18

Just one weekend separates us from Comic-Con week, and today, we've gotten word that Nintendo is setting up its biggest ever presence at the convention.

This Massive, Walking Minecraft Robot is a Sight to Behold

Jul
18

This is Mega Gargantua. What is Mega Gargantua you ask? Mega Gargantua is love. Mega Gargantua is life.

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