Gods and Monsters Hide Behind Childlike Eyes in Stunning Art

Every artist has a vision, and for Winfred Hawkins, that means envisioning an entire cosmos of twisted mythologies filtered through the unbridled imagination of children. The result is grotesque and sublime. » 12/18/14 11:13pm Thursday 11:13pm

Forget Spidey, When Will Movies Give Us a Decent Peter Parker?

The recent Sony hack has given some insight into just how unsure Sony is about its Spider-Man franchise, but whatever happens next, here's hoping they know how to show Peter Parker and Spider-Man on the big screen. » 12/18/14 7:00am Thursday 7:00am

​Best Day Ever: Secrets of SHIELD episode "What They Become"

Marvel's Agents of SHIELD's mid-season finale hit, major secrets are revealed and more questions are asked - but what everyone wants to know is, how does it all fit into the Marvel Universe?! » 12/10/14 1:55am 12/10/14 1:55am

My Wife Misunderstood the Perfect Superhero TV Show

So, my wife likes comics, and she was a huge fan of Don't Trust the B in Apartment 23, so I figured she'd be thrilled that the B herself, Krysten Ritter was going to be a Marvel superhero. Her misunderstanding of the situation sounds like it'd make an even better show than the real deal. » 12/07/14 8:50pm 12/07/14 8:50pm

​Destiny Calls: Secrets of SHIELD episode "Ye Who Enter Here"

Wow. Soap opera dramatic tension, life-and-death struggles, evil and good twins - Agents of SHIELD is on a roll. All this, and the Inhumans worldbuilding is connecting to Guardians of the Galaxy universebuilding. » 12/03/14 7:00am 12/03/14 7:00am

Park Gives Unflinching View of Birmingham's Painful Past

Driving through Birmingham, Alabama, last week, we made sure to stop by the 16th Street Baptist Church, site of the 1963 bombing that claimed the lives of four young girls. The church was appropriately serene, but the park across the street - my wife said it best, "Never before has a park made me cry." » 12/01/14 12:00am 12/01/14 12:00am

The World Lost One of Its Greatest Superheroes Last Week

If you've never watched Spanish television but live near any Spanish speakers, you might be wondering who this "Chespirito" guy was that everyone keeps talking about, or what the deal with the red bug-suited superhero is. That, my friends, is one of the greatest superheroes the world has ever known: Chapulin Colorado! » 11/30/14 9:15pm 11/30/14 9:15pm

​Hell of a Day: Secrets of SHIELD episode "The Things We Bury"

Wow. There was a lot of stuff packed into this one episode - wonder what that means for the rest of the season! This episode furthers the Inhuman speculation, teases fans with more Agent Carter, and introduces the Son of Hulk to the Marvel Cinematic Universe! (Kinda, sorta, not really.) » 11/19/14 7:00am 11/19/14 7:00am

​Inhumans: Everything You Didn't Need to Know

Marvel is planning an Inhumans film for 2018, and may-or-may-not be revealing some Inhumans on the Agents of SHIELD TV series, but whenever they're coming to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, many are wondering: Who or what are the Inhumans? » 11/18/14 6:00am 11/18/14 6:00am

Corpsey Diem: Secrets of SHIELD episode "The Writing on the Wall"

Far from the slow burn of season one, Marvel's Agents of SHIELD season two is solving mysteries as fast as it brings them up! All of this is laying the ground work for something - but could it be the 2018 Inhumans movie?! » 11/12/14 6:00am 11/12/14 6:00am

What Secrets are Big Hero 6 Keeping in Fred's Room?

Big Hero 6 hit theaters with a rocket-powered punch, thanks to superpowered nerds and a cuddly robot. People all over the net are going to try and take this apart piece-by-piece, and I can't speak for all of it, here're some pop culture (and especially Marvel Comics) nods you might not have caught. SPOILERS, naturally. » 11/10/14 6:00am 11/10/14 6:00am

​Unravel His Lies: Secrets of SHIELD episode "A Fractured House"

One of Iron Man's oldest enemies tries to whip SHIELD at their own game and a background player finally reveals himself into the story. A lot happened in this episode, so let's take it apart and examine the comic book connections! » 10/29/14 6:00am 10/29/14 6:00am

Carmine Milk: Secrets of SHIELD episode "A Hen in the Wolf House"

The show introduces a big time superhero to the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the appearance of Mockingbird! Also, who or what is Hellcow!? And for that matter, what is Skye? Let's look at the evidence and speculate away! » 10/22/14 6:00am 10/22/14 6:00am

Comply: Secrets of SHIELD "Making Friends and Influencing People"

The SHIELD series tackles a threat left over from last season, but changes things up by forcing characters into unfamiliar territory. And hey, check out those Marvel references! » 10/08/14 6:00am 10/08/14 6:00am

Mind-expanding art meant to be destroyed by the sea

The beach became a surreal wonderland of dreams and nightmares as South Padre Island's Sandcastle Days brought oh-so temporary life to masterpieces on the Texas shore - check em out before they're annihilated by the elements (and grabby kids). » 10/06/14 12:00am 10/06/14 12:00am