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There are Marvel Studios Superhero Movies Mapped Out Until 2028

If you've had it up to the eyeballs with spandex and superpowers, look away now. The rest of you true believers, rejoice! Marvel Studios has superhero movies lined up until the year 2028. Read More >>

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Comic Book God Stan Lee Explains His Beef With Superman

Though the world of comic book superheroes requires a suspension of disbelief, there are still rules even superheroes need to follow! Things just can't happen when they don't make sense! At least that's what comic book legend Stan Lee thinks. And if he thinks like that, we should listen. Here he explains why he really hates Superman. And it goes beyond Superman being boring. Read More >>

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X-Men: Days of Future Past Trailer Pits Mutant Pensioners Against Their Younger, Hairier Selves

Fassbender versus McKellan, Stewart versus McAvoy; young Magneto versus old Magneto, young Professor X versus bald Professor X. X-Men Days of Future Past looks as though it could be the X-Men film that would make for sticky pages between some comic book nerds collection's pages. And now we've got the first official trailer. Read More >>

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"Iron Man Armour" to Create an Army of US Super-Soldiers

As if the thought of being targeted by a drone strike wasn't enough to strike fear into the hearts of those on the wrong side of US military aggression, the news that the US Army is planning to create a legion of soldiers equipped with real-life "Iron Man armour" surely will. I mean, a single Robert Downey Jr is more than enough for one planet, right? Read More >>

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An Interaction Designer Creates a Tactile Comic Book For the Blind

Comic books and visual novels are difficult to translate into Braille; Usually, they’re novelised or retold in audio formats. But is it possible to tell a visual story using tactile means alone? A Berlin-based interaction design student named Philipp Meyer thinks so. Read More >>

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This Guy Built the Most Incredible Spider-Man Suit Ever

MoonSpider admits that he didn't actually make the suit himself but he connected all the right and talented people to get his creation off the ground. Still, it's impressive as hell. There are hidden zippers all around the suit, sneaky shoe uppers tied to the feet and incredibly detailed colour representation. It's pretty much perfect. Read More >>

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Marvel Is Giving Away 700 Free Comics to Everyone Again

Hey, look, free stuff! Marvel is taking another shot at giving away more than 700 #1 issues of its comics through its digital service. That's thousands of pounds of comics, for free. Read More >>

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If Superheroes Were Sponsored By Famous Brands

How do superheroes afford being, well, superheroes? It doesn't seem too lucrative a gig, given the time commitment and hazardous work conditions, but yet every hero still seems to make ends meet. But if superheroes are struggling financially, they should totally look into sponsoring themselves. Iron Man by McDonald's. Monster Hulk. Three-Stripe Wolverine. This is what sponsored superheroes would look like. Read More >>

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A Scientifically Accurate Spider-Man Is Freakishly Gross

Though most of us find Spider-Man to be infinitely more relatable than other comic book heroes, the truth is if Spider-Man was actually scientifically accurate, it'd be a much different story. He'd be totally gross because, well, spiders are totally gross. They're hairy; they're freakish looking and their dicks fall off. Read More >>

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Digital Comics Finally Let You Pick Up Where You Left Off

Comixology, the biggest provider of digital comic books and the engine behind the Marvel and DC apps, just announced it's got a new automatic bookmark feature called Continue. That's great—and it's about time. Read More >>

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Nerdy Gifts for Comic Book Fans

It's been a long time since being a comic fan was a shameful thing. Comics are cool now! Kind of. But buying for a comic fan can be tough, since you never know what they've read, and what's any good. Here are some good bets for the comic fanboys and fangirls in your life. Read More >>

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The Technology That Turned Marvel Comics' Joe Quesada into a Legendary Comic Book Artist

Joe Quesada is Marvel Comics' Chief Creative Officer, and one of the most respected artists in comics. But he's also a tech geek at heart, and here's what got him started. Read More >>

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This Is Not a Comic Book

You could technically refer to Sharon Moody as a comic book artist, but that description would only be a half-truth. She was responsible for all the artwork in this issue of Superman, but only because that's actually a hyper-realistic painting of the comic book. Read More >>

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Marvel Comics Pleather Gaming Chair Is the Nerd Throne You've Been Dreaming Of

Comic fans can be pretty rabid in their loyalty to their favourite heroes. They hoard crates upon crates of musty old issues. They cosplay at conventions. And they, apparently, buy and sit in pleather gaming chairs with images of their favorite Marvel characters stuck down the middle of them. Read More >>

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Marvel's Evolution of Digital Comics Looks Really, Really Good

Comic fans love talking about the "future" of comics. But impossibly, the "future" always ends up looking a heckuva lot like what we've always had. Sadface! Read More >>

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Every Marvel Comic Now Comes with a Digital Copy

Marvel announced today that every one of its £3 superhero comics is now going to come with a code to download the digital version to the Marvel app, which is available on every major platform. Read More >>

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