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Ordering Physical Comics Books Is About to Get Slightly Easier

Ordering Physical Comics Books Is About to Get Slightly Easier

One of the most intimidating aspects of getting into comics for the first time is... well, the actual process of buying comic books, especially if you’re looking to build a physical collection. But as
Michael B. Jordan Loves Anime, and Wants You to Know It

Michael B. Jordan Loves Anime, and Wants You to Know It

Michael B. Jordan’s stellar turn as Black Panther’s complex villain figure Erik Killmonger has the world talking. Sure, they’re talking about how great he is in Black Panther, but they’re also talking
Poop Is a Really Popular Kids Toy This Year

Poop Is a Really Popular Kids Toy This Year

Poop should not be a trend. Nevertheless turd toys were everywhere at Toy Fair this year. But it wasn’t all fecal fare. Boogers, farts, and pimples were all the subject of toys appropriate for kids
David Tennant Promises the Good Omens Show Is 'Faithful' to the Book

David Tennant Promises the Good Omens Show Is 'Faithful' to the Book

Adaptations can be a tricky thing—especially when the source material you’re working with is something like Good Omens. For anyone worried we’d be seeing a complete 180-degree turn from Terry
Friday's Best Deals: Breville Smart Ovens, Standing Desk, Discounted iPhones, and More

Friday's Best Deals: Breville Smart Ovens, Standing Desk, Discounted iPhones, and More

Our readers’ favorite toaster ovens, an adjustable standing desk, discounted iPhones, and more are all part of today’s best deals.Read more...
Mute Is an Excellent Film Noir That Just Happens to Be Set in a Cyberpunk World

Mute Is an Excellent Film Noir That Just Happens to Be Set in a Cyberpunk World

A scifi tale by virtue of its setting, but an old-school film noir at heart thanks to its story, Mute is a puzzle with eccentric pieces that eventually all fit together—perhaps a bit too neatly, given
More Updates From What Could've Been in Joss Whedon's Batgirl Movie

More Updates From What Could've Been in Joss Whedon's Batgirl Movie

J.J. Abrams has his Star Wars: Episode IX script. Meet Mrs. Whatsit in a new Wrinkle in Time clip. Another member of the Doom Patrol joins Titans. Roy Harper returns in new pictures from Arrow. Plus,
Some of Your Favorite Disney Animated Series Are Getting Their Own Art Show

Some of Your Favorite Disney Animated Series Are Getting Their Own Art Show

DuckTales. Darkwing Duck. Rescue Rangers. Gargoyles. TaleSpin. These are just some of the shows that so many of us watched growing up. And now, those shows and more are coming together for one massive

The Last Jedi VFX Breakdown Reveals the Work of ILM's VFX Masters

The visual effects breakdown reels continue to pour out of Hollywood as we get closer to the Academy Awards in March, with Industrial Light & Magic showing the world exactly why it’s won 16 Oscars
Open Channel: So What Should the Batgirl Movie Be About?

Open Channel: So What Should the Batgirl Movie Be About?

It took a long while for Warner Bros. to even greenlight a Batgirl movie in the first place. Now the writer/director who was hired, Joss Whedon, has quit, because he “really didn’t have a story.”
Black Panther's Dialect Coach Brilliantly Explains Why Wakanda's Accents Sound So Different

Black Panther's Dialect Coach Brilliantly Explains Why Wakanda's Accents Sound So Different

One of the more complicated and interesting questions on everyone’s mind immediately after the very first Black Panther trailer dropped focused on the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Wakandan
The 10 Best Deals of February 22, 2018

The 10 Best Deals of February 22, 2018

We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today. Read more...
For a Single Episode, Iris West Is Getting One of the Best Superhero Costumes on the CW

For a Single Episode, Iris West Is Getting One of the Best Superhero Costumes on the CW

Oh, and also superpowers. Otherwise, why should she need such a fabulous getup? Read more...
Pop Chart Lab's Marvel Origins Poster Is Here to Rescue Your Boring Walls

Pop Chart Lab's Marvel Origins Poster Is Here to Rescue Your Boring Walls

Pop Chart Lab teamed up with Marvel to illustrate the origin stories of 36 different heroes on a single poster, and you can save 20% by preordering with promo code EXSALESIOR. That 20% applies whether
SpaceX Payload Fairing Survives Despite Missing Recovery Net by 'a Few Hundred Meters’

SpaceX Payload Fairing Survives Despite Missing Recovery Net by 'a Few Hundred Meters’

Early today, a Falcon 9 rocket delivered the PAZ radio communications satellite, along with a pair of SpaceX-owned internet satellites, to low-Earth orbit. It was an otherwise routine launch and
Joss Whedon Quits the Batgirl Movie: 'I Really Didn't Have a Story'

Joss Whedon Quits the Batgirl Movie: 'I Really Didn't Have a Story'

Just a few months after his DC debut with Justice League, Joss Whedon is leaving its cinematic universe. Whedon has confirmed he’s no longer writing or directing Batgirl, saying he “failed” to come up
Martian Sand Is Swallowing the Phoenix Lander and Nothing Beside Remains

Martian Sand Is Swallowing the Phoenix Lander and Nothing Beside Remains

The Phoenix Lander detected water on Mars during its three-month mission in 2008, and now it is being swallowed by the planet’s dust. The High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on
Listen to the New Muppet Babies Theme, Performed by Hamilton's Renée Elise Goldsberry

Listen to the New Muppet Babies Theme, Performed by Hamilton's Renée Elise Goldsberry

Muppet Babies taught us all that we can make our dreams come true. And if your very oddly specific dream was “Oh boy, I wish Hamilton star Renée Elise Goldberry could sing the theme for a Muppet
Scientists Who Doubt Neanderthal Art Must Reckon With New Evidence From These Sweet Cave Paintings

Scientists Who Doubt Neanderthal Art Must Reckon With New Evidence From These Sweet Cave Paintings

Back in 2012, archaeologists concluded that a series of cave paintings in Spain were created by Neanderthals, not early humans as was previously assumed. Critics complained about the dating method
Director Duncan Jones Explains How Mute Suddenly Became a Scifi Film

Director Duncan Jones Explains How Mute Suddenly Became a Scifi Film

There are two huge scifi movies coming from fan favorite directors this weekend. One you’ll have to head to theaters to see: Alex Garland’s Annihilation. The other—the long-awaited, highly-anticipated