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Open Channel: How Do You Want the Incredibles Universe to Expand? Open Channel: How Do You Want the Incredibles Universe to Expand?

Pixar’s long-anticipated superhero sequel just rocketed to a record-setting premiere weekend. A new comics series will be showing the secret identity side of the Parrs’ lives and it’s almost a given that Pixar and their partners will be telling more Incredibles stories in the future. Let’s chat about what we’d like to…

Are Superhero Capes Aerodynamic? Are Superhero Capes Aerodynamic?

Not all superheroes wear capes, but many do, and it’s a long-established fact that these capes are crucial when it comes to flying around town to fight crime and brood and whatnot. And yet the people still don’t know, with anything approaching certainty, how exactly capes facilitate this process (at least, the capes…

The First Incredibles Movie Is a Web of Massacred Disney Superheroes

The Incredibles 2 sees the return of iconic “supers” like Mr. Incredible and Elastigirl, along with some new ones. But let’s not forget that Disney Pixar’s first venture into the superhero genre resulted in one of Pixar’s highest body counts. Twenty supers died to make this movie. But even though they were barely…

Mike Mignola Talks About Hellboy’s Evolution and the State of Superhero Films Mike Mignola Talks About Hellboy’s Evolution and the State of Superhero Films

Mike Mignola isn’t doing as much with Hellboy as he used to. But, with new collections of classic material and fresh storylines about the Right Hand of Doom and the BPRD coming out, he’s never too far from his signature creation.

There's Never Going to Be Another Superhero TV Show Quite Like No Heroics There's Never Going to Be Another Superhero TV Show Quite Like No Heroics

Just as Warner Bros. and Marvel were beginning to usher in the current age of their big-budget superhero blockbusters, the short-lived British TV series No Heroics dared to suggest that maybe, just maybe, people who dress up in tights and capes are kind of lame. Looking back at the show now, it’s a shame that you…

The Trailer for Dark Rising Promises a Diverse, Moody Superhero Epic (UPDATED) The Trailer for Dark Rising Promises a Diverse, Moody Superhero Epic (UPDATED)

UPDATE 2:25PM EST 5/27: It’s been brought to my attention by our commenters that one of these creators, Souvid Datta, has been accused of plagiarism for photography work in the past, which he later admitted to. Details about those accusations and Datta’s response can be found here.

The 8 Most Ridiculous Episodes of The Greatest American Hero The 8 Most Ridiculous Episodes of The Greatest American Hero

We were pumped to check out a female-focused update of 1980s TV comedy The Greatest American Hero, but unfortunately, the reboot wasn’t picked up to series. However, the vintage version of the show is still packed with goofy delights well worth remembering—especially since we know just mentioning the title has stuck…

Holy Shit, Batwoman and Gotham City Are Coming to the Next Arrowverse Crossover Holy Shit, Batwoman and Gotham City Are Coming to the Next Arrowverse Crossover

For years, Arrow has danced around references to the Dark Knight, a comic character seemingly forever out of reach to the CW/DC multiverse of shows. But no more—because the next crossover is heading to Gotham City, and meeting up with a familiar face: Batwoman herself.

Director John Ridley Talks About Making a Movie of His Own Comic, The American Way Director John Ridley Talks About Making a Movie of His Own Comic, The American Way

Yesterday, news broke that screenwriter John Ridley will be writing and directing a film adaptation of his The American Way comics. Today, he talked to io9 about where his head’s at in transforming his story from medium to another, and one big change that’s going into the script.

John Ridley's Adapting His American Way Comics Into a Politically Charged Superhero Movie for Blumhouse John Ridley's Adapting His American Way Comics Into a Politically Charged Superhero Movie for Blumhouse

John Ridley’s been a screenwriter and producer for decades, known for his work on Three Kings, 12 Years A Slave, and American Crime. But he’s also been creating an entire comic universe, too, in his historical superhero series The American Way, published by DC Comics. Today we learned those comics are going to be the…

Incredibles 2 Will Introduce Some Intriguing New Supers Incredibles 2 Will Introduce Some Intriguing New Supers

Even with the release of a brand new trailer, much is still unknown about Pixar’s upcoming Incredibles 2. The preview finally introduced the new villain, though only briefly, and it still didn’t show much outside of the actions of the main Parr family. But some newly released info reveals there will be some other…

This Video Series Asks, What Sort of Hero is Batman, Anyway? This Video Series Asks, What Sort of Hero is Batman, Anyway?

The tradition of the hero in fiction is long and complicated. The first type of “hero” we find in literature, the Classical Hero of old epics, weren’t good, exactly: they were just big. They did great deeds, but they were also fatally flawed, and sometimes monstrous. Only later, during the Middle Ages and the Romantic…

Superheroes are Ridiculous in This Dramatic Reinterpretation of Superman's Origins Superheroes are Ridiculous in This Dramatic Reinterpretation of Superman's Origins

Superheroes are, at their core, a basically silly idea, pulled from old circus heroes and tasked with a permanent legacy of gimmicks, costumes, and other things that just wouldn’t happen in the real world. In a recent video, Studio C dials into all of that absurdity for a great video about Superman’s origins.

The Spice Girls Wannabe Your New Animated Superheroes The Spice Girls Wannabe Your New Animated Superheroes

Never, and I mean never, give up on the good times, folks. Variety is reporting the Spice Girls are working on a new movie—an animated superhero movie, to be exact.

The Gorgeous Retro Superhero Comic Astro City Is Making Its Way to Television The Gorgeous Retro Superhero Comic Astro City Is Making Its Way to Television

Kurt Busiek, Brent Anderson, and Alex Ross’ Astro City is one of the longest-running superhero series around—yet it’s also one that’s never actually been adapted for screens big or small. That’s about to change, apparently.

Higher Power's First Trailer Proves That Stunning Superhero Movies Don't Need Huge Budgets Higher Power's First Trailer Proves That Stunning Superhero Movies Don't Need Huge Budgets

Too often, filmmakers fall into the trap of thinking that a good, smart genre film requires a hefty VFX budget to bring its breathtaking, impossible visuals to life. Though that may have been true once, Matthew Charles Santoro’s Higher Power is proof positive it’s no longer the case.

Netflix Is Eyeing Keanu Reeves to Star in Its New Superhero Movie From the Russo Brothers Netflix Is Eyeing Keanu Reeves to Star in Its New Superhero Movie From the Russo Brothers

Netflix is hellbent on becoming the One Hollywood Studio to Disrupt Them All. Even though some of its films have been received a little less than warmly, Netflix is reportedly moving forward with Past Midnight, a new superhero film with Rick Famuyiwa and the Russo Brothers attached as co-directors.

What the US Superhero Entertainment Industry Can Learn From Japan: Capes Are Rad

When you think of a superhero—not a specific character, just the idea of a superhero—chances are he or she is wearing a cape. Capes are one of, if not the, most iconic pieces of superhero iconography around. That is, unless you look at the glut of live-action superheroes we have on TV and film right now, where there…

Marvel's Kevin Feige Understands How Important Black Panther Is for On-Screen Representation Marvel's Kevin Feige Understands How Important Black Panther Is for On-Screen Representation

If you were to ask basically anyone who’s excited about Black Panther why they think the film is important, you’d undoubtedly hear many an explanation about how it, unlike virtually every other superhero movie, features a cast and story that young, black kids can see themselves in.

Cress Williams Explains How Black Lightning Uses His Powers Without Electrocuting People to Death

Like all of DC’s metahuman superheroes who save the world on the CW every week, Black Lightning has an array of abilities allowing him to fight crime in ways others can’t. While all of Black Lightning’s powers are cool, they also beg the question: “How are you not killing people with them?” We asked Cress Williams,…

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