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Pepper Potts Finally Gets Her Hot Toys Due

Pepper Potts is finally getting hers, and it only took seven years and four dozen other Iron Man figures for Hot Toys to finally make its way to one of the Marvel Cinematic Universe's most powerful women. I was never a huge fan of Pepper Potts until a few years ago. Show More Summary

Brian Michael Bendis Calls 'Jessica Jones' Netflix Series 'Faithful and Lively'

Like Daredevil before it, Marvel’s Jessica Jones has been mostly under wraps over the course of production, leaving fans eager for a taste of Netflix’s next Defenders series. And while Marvel itself isn’t budging on a release date, Jessica Jones co-creator Brian Michael Bendis is almost bursting with praise of the new series, including our new Luke Cage. Continue reading…

Nostalgia Overload: 'Star Wars' Movies Get Little Golden Book Adaptations

Odds are you enjoy, or are at least familiar with, the Star Wars series of films. And there's a good chance you read Little Golden Books (or had them read to you) when you were a youngster. You know the ones: The colorfully illustrated...Show More Summary

Michael Chiklis Joins 'Gotham' as Season 2 Regular, For Some Reason

FOX’s Gotham proved somewhat light on announcements at Comic-Con 2015, the only major casting since a questionable love interest for Bruce, but now the GCPD has a major new Shield on the force. Hot off the Freak Show, Vick Mack - er, Michael Chiklis will clean up Gotham city streets as a Season 2 Regular. Continue reading…

Best Comic Books Ever (This Week): New Releases For July 22 2015

The question most often asked of the ComicsAlliance staff is a variation of, "Which comic books should I be reading?" or, "I'm new to comics, what's a good place to start?" The Wednesday deluge of new comic books, graphic novels andShow More Summary

'X-Men: Apocalyse' Set Photo Teases Storm's Origins and Chaos in Cairo

That someone is likely Storm. As teased at the end of X-Men: Days of Future Past, Apocalypse’s titular big bad (played by Oscar Isaac) has origins in Egypt — he is likely the oldest mutant, and perhaps the very first. But he’s not the only one who comes from that part of the world. Show More Summary

'Ant-Man' Director Peyton Reed Reveals Alternate Ending

It’s not surprising that Ant-Man originally had a different ending, given how much footage is shot for each Marvel film, with the studio often mandating longer production schedules to ensure they have room to change things if needed....Show More Summary

Get Gross With A Preview Of Pak And Miyazawa's 'ABCDisgusting'

It wasn't that long ago that we brought you the announcement of ABC Disgusting, a new alphabetical picture book from Action Comics writer Greg Pak and artist Takeshi Miyazawa that's currently being funded on Kickstarter. This week, the...Show More Summary

'Arrow' Season 4 Will Introduce White Canary Before 'Legends of Tomorrow'

The moment DC’s Legends of Tomorrow entered development, Arrow fans scratched their heads at the inclusion of Caity Lotz’s (then-deceased) Sara Lance, before it became official that a Lazarus Pit would give birth to the “White Canary.”...Show More Summary

Building A Universe: A Guided Tour Through The Inner Workings Of Valiant Comics

Since their first tiles appeared on comic-shop shelves in 2012, the resurrected Valiant Comics has established themselves as a force to be reckoned with. Their new take on the characters and mythology of the original 1990s Valiant line,...Show More Summary

It's Finally Here: Archie Battles The Sharknado In 'Archie Vs. Sharknado' [Archie Vs. Sharknado]

I'll be honest with you, folks: I have never seen any of the three (and counting) Sharknado films. This is not, I assure you, from lack of interest, as anything that can combine the destructive power of nature and the terrifying threat of sharks being whipped through the air is certainly something I want to see, but the point remains. Show More Summary

'Fear The Walking Dead' Keeps Zombies Pretty in First Official Walker Photos

Where The Walking Dead Season 6 has pulled the flesh back on its increasingly-decayed undead, companion spinoff Fear The Walking Dead has kept its zombies largely in the shadows for the beginning of the outbreak. Now, our first official look at the newer, fresher zombies of Fear The Walking Dead have arrived, and might explain how quickly the outbreak spread. Continue reading…

12 Facts You May Not Know About The Dark Knight Returns

Everyone loves comic book trivia, but with 75 years of superhero comics behind us right now, there’s always some new obscure fact to learn. That’s why ComicsAlliance is going deep into the minutiae of your favorite characters in our continuing video series. Show More Summary

Gallery: Best Cyborg Art Ever

Created by Marv Wolfman and George Perez, Cyborg has slowly moved up the ranks in the DC Universe, growing from Teen Titan into a fully-fledged member of the Justice League. To mark the launch of his new solo series from David F. Walker, Ivan Reis, Joe Prado and Adriano Lucas, we've collected some of the best Cyborg art ever. Continue reading…

'Captain America: Civil War' Will Set Up the Events in 'Thor: Ragnarok'

As Captain America: Civil War gets ready to wrap production and Doctor Strange and Guardians of the Galaxy 2 prepare to begin production in a few months, there hasn’t been much news on the next Thor movie. But, star Jaimie AlexanderShow More Summary

The Scene of the Crime is the Story in Gillen and Francia's 'Mercury Heat' [Review]

Doing a police procedural in a fantasy setting isn't an entirely new idea in comics. Antony Johnston and Justin Greenwood launched the genre into a fresh orbit last year with The Fuse. Before that, Top 10 and Powers mashed it up with superhero universes. Show More Summary

Bizarro Back Issues: Astro Boy Against Lord Satan! (1962)

If you've read one Astro Boy story, then the odds are pretty good that it's 1964's "The Greatest Robot On Earth." It's considered to be a high point not only for Astro Boy, but for Osamu Tezuka's career, a massive, sweeping story full of Earth-shattering fight scenes and a villain who, despite his horrible acts, isn't entirely evil. Show More Summary

Ranking Every Superhero Movie Post-Credits Scene

As Ant-Man opens in theaters, we’re once again reminded to keep our big superhero-loving butts in our seats throughout the duration of any comic-book movie’s closing credits. (For Ant-Man specifically, you’re going to want to stay all...Show More Summary

'Captain America: Civil War' Star Martin Freeman Teases His 'Ambiguous' Role

We know quite a bit about who’s who in Captain America: Civil War, which might as well be titled Avengers 2.5 for all the MCU players it features. But there’s one cast member we know absolutely nothing about: Martin Freeman, whose fictional identity has remained top secret since his casting was announced a few months ago. Show More Summary

Marvel's Kevin Feige on When We'll See The Wasp in the MCU

If you haven’t seen Ant-Man yet, then consider the following a spoiler. Evangeline Lilly’s future as Wasp in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is hardly a secret, though we knew for some time prior to the release of Ant-Man that we wouldn’t see her suit-up as the comic book hero in that film. Show More Summary

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