Stan Lee’s Company Calls Out Bill Maher’s ‘Frankly Disgusting’ Comments

Maher, host of HBO’s “Real Time,” faced widespread criticism Saturday for a blog post in which he mocked those mourning Lee who “pretended” that comic books are “sophisticated literature.” But Maher had a different take. “ POW! hit back Monday with an open letter, in which it called Maher’s opinion “ Countless people can attest to […]

New Hot Toy Lists for 2018 from SproutScout.co

Looking for toys for kids both young and old? SproutScout.co has put together 30 guides for parents and grandparents to find the *perfect* gift this Christmas. Each list has ten options to help you find exactly what your child/grandchild will want to find under the tree. The Top 10 Best Current Marvel Toys The Top […]

Bill Maher Trashes Fans Mourning Stan Lee And Adults Who Read Comics

In a blog post Maher wrote Saturday, the late night host trashed the impact that Stan Lee had on generations of comic book readers. The basis of the criticism seems to originate from his belief that comic books are for children. He chided adults for deciding about 20 years ago that they  didn’t have to […]

‘Legend’ Stan Lee remembered as a ‘great storyteller’ who ‘changed the way we look at heroes’

Comics writer Gerry Duggan said he was thankful for Lee’s “many collaborations & [his] immeasurable kindness.” “He changed the way we look at heroes, and modern comics will always bear his indelible mark. His infectious enthusiasm reminded us why we all fell in love with these stories in the first place,” DC Comics said on […]

San Bernadino Fires

Bill MaherImage: Roger Askew/REX/Shutterstock Commentator Bill Maher disparaged Stan Lee, the seminal creator of iconic comic book superheroes like Spider-Man, The Hulk, and The Fantastic Four, in an unsolicited 293-word Saturday morning blog titled “Adulting.” Twitter was quick to rebut Maher’s cultural musings after he mocked the late Lee’s widely-appreciated work, belittled millions of people […]

The Mummy: the story of the world’s most expensive movie poster

An original lithograph of the 1932 classic is set to sell for $1-1.5m, a record-breaking amount, representing a lost era of originality in the artform Auction house Sothebys is currently accepting bids for one of three remaining original posters of 1932s The Mummy. It is expected to sell for somewhere between $1-1.5m, making it the […]

Sounds like Jon Hamm would be interested in playing Batman

Jon Hamm, future Batman?Image: Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images) There have been been rumours and speculation about Ben Affleck stepping down as Batman for a long time now — and with the recent reports that Henry Cavill may also be on his way out as Superman, they’ve been given a fresh lease of life. The question […]

‘Disgrace and shame’: Alan Moore points to Boris Johnson in Grenfell fire comic

Moore has briefly come out of retirement to contribute to a new anthology raising money for PTSD support for survivors Comics legend Alan Moore, who announced he was Grenfell Tower fire. Moore, the author of the seminal graphic novels Watchmen and V for Vendetta, is one of 24 contributors to a forthcoming comic anthology, Grenfell […]