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Vancouver Artist Wants To Make City Laugh With Joyful Superheroes

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | October 17, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
If you happened to pass by a Mount Pleasant intersection in Vancouver earlier this month, you might have laughed out loud. A random superhero was added to the no-entry sign. It's not the first time these hilarious artworks have mysteriously popped up in the city....

Ezra Miller Makes History With 'Flash' Casting

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | October 16, 2014 | Entertainment
Ezra Miller has been tapped to play The Flash in Warner Bros.' new Justice League movie based on the DC Comics character. The film is due out in 2018. As BuzzFeed notes, Miller, 22, is the first out LBGT actor cast to play a superhero in...

These Girls Nailed It Lip Syncing 'Let It Go' At New York Comic Con

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | October 14, 2014 | Teen
These two preteen girls went to New York Comic Con in cosplay finery Sunday, but they didn't expect to be on stage themselves. Before the start of a panel with the cast and crew of the Fox TV series "Gotham," warm-up host Michael Daniels spotted the 11-year-old dressed as Elsa...

'The Flash' Runs Into Trouble: Exclusive Video From The Hit CW Show

Maureen Ryan | October 14, 2014 | Entertainment
It's fitting that "The Flash" didn't take long to establish itself as a hit. The first episode of the show, which introduced crime-scene technician Barry Allen and his newfound need for speed, was The CW's most-watched premiere in five years. In Tuesday's episode of the comic-book drama,...

This Comic Perfectly Captures How Feminism Helps Everyone

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | October 16, 2014 | Women
A comic artist known as Rasenth wants to set the record straight on sexism. Rasenth, a 25-year-old based in Japan, has created a comic showing how sexism is hurtful to everyone -- and reminding us that we can only overcome it by working together. Rasenth created...

Marvel Shares First Look At Netflix's 'Daredevil'

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | October 12, 2014 | Entertainment
Here is your first look at Charlie Cox in Marvel's "Daredevil." In the daytime look, we see the funky glasses Matt Murdock (Cox) wears as a result of being blinded as a boy. At night, we have the face-covering scarf, because, well, if you're blind, why not just cover your...

What 'The Flash' Gets Right About Superheroes (And Why It Can Thank 'Arrow')

Maureen Ryan | October 8, 2014 | Entertainment
It would be awful if "The Flash" were a drag, right? If the CW show, which debuts 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday and is based on the famous DC Comics character, lacked energy and vigor, viewers would end up struggling with a huge disconnect, given the abilities and...

You'll Flip Over This Flipbook Of Derek Jeter

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | September 29, 2014 | Sports
As Derek Jeter turned the final page on his playing career Sunday, a video of an awesome hand-drawn flipbook of the Yankees great emerged on Reddit. "I'm a Tiger's fan...but I feel like showing a little flipbook respect for Derek Jeter is in order. Job well...

JFL42: One Whirlwind Opening Night at Toronto's Comedy Festival

Devon Murphy | September 19, 2014 | Canada TV
It's my favourite time of year: JFL42, Toronto’s comedy festival. Sure, I could travel to Montreal for the original Just For Laughs festival, but frankly I’m broke and I already live in Toronto. It's nice when something so great comes to you, isn't it? Thursday night kicked off...

Catcalling Comic Illustrates Street Harassment From The Very Beginning

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | August 29, 2014 | Women
Sometimes it's hard for even the most empathetic of men to understand the level of street harassment most women face. So if you ever need to explain it to someone, this comic may come in handy. Ursa Eyer, an artist based in New Orleans, was inspired to...

St. Louis County Police Chief Defends Aggressive Response To Ferguson Protests

Ryan J. Reilly | August 28, 2014 | Politics
CLAYTON, Mo. -- The head of the Saint Louis County Police, who oversaw the crackdown on protests in nearby Ferguson shortly after a teenager was shot and killed by a police officer there, is defending the way his officers used military-style equipment even during peaceful daytime protests. Chief Jon...

$3.2 Million on eBay for Superman Comic Sets New Auction Record

artnet | Priscilla Frank | August 27, 2014 | Arts
By Alexander Forbes See the original story on artnet News Previous owner Darren Adams with Action Comics No. 1 ahead of the sale. Photo: Courtesy eBay. The first comic book ever to feature Superman, Action Comics No. 1 (1938), has broken...

Donald Glover To Voice Spider-Man Miles Morales In Disney's 'Ultimate Spider-Man'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | August 26, 2014 | Entertainment
Four years later, #Donald4SpiderMan is finally a success! While the "Community" actor and rapper's fan-spurred Twitter campaign fell short in its original goal, the role going to Andrew Garfield, Glover is set to voice the character of Miles Morales, the Ultimate Universe version of Spider-Man, in an episode of Disney...

Spanish Artist Puño Is Fulfilling All Of Your Nickelodeon-Meets-Pop-Art Dreams

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | August 25, 2014 | Arts
Is there a universal sense of humor, one cosmic joke that would force even the grumpiest earthlings to erupt into laughter? We're not sure, but a Spanish artist by the name of Puño has come painfully close. Below, you'll see our personal favorite of his smile-inducing depictions,...

Comic Takes Your Awful First Date To Its Logically Terrifying Extreme

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | August 22, 2014 | Arts
If you've ever had the extreme pleasure of going on a blind date in a big city, you'll likely identify with the protagonist of Laura Callaghan's darkly hilarious comic strip. But hopefully not too much. Contemplating deleting your Tinder profile yet? "The...

Daphne 'Cursed' From Size 2 To Size 8 In New 'Scooby-Doo' Movie

Alanna Vagianos | August 21, 2014 | Women
The worst thing that can happen to an attractive woman is not a car accident or getting fired or even losing a loved one -- it's getting fat. At least that's what the team behind the beloved cartoon Scooby-Doo seems to think. In the new Scooby-Doo movie "Scooby-Doo!...

'Sin City' Co-Director Frank Miller Says The Death Of Brittany Murphy Broke His Heart

Avery Stone | August 20, 2014 | Entertainment
Nearly a full decade after the release of "Sin City," the film's sequel, "Sin City: A Dame To Kill For," arrives in theaters on Friday. And no one is more excited than writer and co-director, Frank Miller. Although logistical setbacks slowed the second film's release -- including producers...

'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Surprises With $65 Million Box-Office Debut

Ryan Kristobak | October 10, 2014 | Entertainment
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" sliced off $65 million at the weekend box office. Paramount Pictures' comic-book adaptation featuring Megan Fox alongside computer-generated renditions of the pizza-eating, sewer-dwelling superheroes lunged into first place in its debut weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. The action film's totally tubular...

These Are The Best 'Walking Dead' Spoilers That You'll Actually Want To Read

Bill Bradley | August 7, 2014 | Entertainment
It may not be time to riot just yet. There has been a lot of speculation about what will happen in Season 5 of "The Walking Dead," and now we finally have some answers. Executive producer Gale Anne Hurd recently spoke with Zap2it about the upcoming...

Nearly Every Marvel Easter Egg Compiled Into One Video

Ryan Kristobak | August 4, 2014 | Entertainment
In its movies, Marvel loves throwing subtle -- sometimes not-quite-so subtle -- nods to comics, television shows and other films in its expansive catalog. MTV News undertook the great task of compiling as many Easter eggs as they could find into one video, from "Iron Man" to "Thor:...
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