‘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 […]

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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 […]

LA Police Looking For Man Seen Spanking Hippo’s Butt In Viral Video

a man climbing into the The now-viral video shows a man sneaking up on two hippos at the zoo, When he gets close enough, the unidentified hippo spanker slaps 4-year-old Rosie on her rear. Then he hops back over the fence and takes a moment to celebrate his feat, according to local station The video […]

Ruby Rose cast as lesbian superhero Batwoman in new TV series

The CW network casts gender-fluid Australian actor to be first openly gay lead of a live-action superhero show Australian actor Ruby Rose will play the first openly gay superhero in a TV series with her latest role as Batwoman. Roses Batwoman will be introduced to US television audiences on The CW network in a December […]

Ant-Mans Agent Woo: do superhero films have a sidekick race problem?

Funny? Puny? Person of colour? Hollywoods problematic stereotype is seen in Ant-Man and the Wasp, Deadpool 2 and more As the comic-book movie machine churns on, spinning myriad variations on a limited set of themes, similarities are bound to emerge. Watching the new Ant-Man and the Wasp brought home a fresh one to me: the […]