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Excelsior! J.C. Lee, Stan Lee's Own 'Super Kid,' Discusses Her New Book, App, and the Power of Love

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 02.12.2015 | Books
Gregory Weinkauf

The talent (and perhaps a touch of alliteration) runs in the family: Ms. Lee deftly designs, prolifically paints, sonorously sings (this J.C. has a tune about "Little Baby Jesus" she'd like you to hear), plus only this week she's completed a massive outline for her own new prose work.

Age of Heroes

Savas Abadsidis | Posted 02.06.2015 | Books
Savas Abadsidis

Julian Chambliss is a professor at Rollins College and has edited a fun to read academic book on Superheroes called Age of Heroes, Eras of Men. I spoke to Chambliss about his book, now available in paperback.

White House Reveals New Strategy Against ISIS: Hope The Avengers Show Up

Spencer Green | Posted 02.06.2015 | Comedy
Spencer Green

"We understand they have other things to do and are difficult to assemble but if Thor, Captain America, Iron Man, Hulk or any of them are listening, we can really use some help," said Armond Hullicoat, spokesperson for the Department of Graveyard Whistling.

First Look At Marvel's All-Female Avengers

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 02.06.2015 | Entertainment

Marvel Comics has gathered an all-female team of Avengers, who will begin saving the world this May. Fan favorite characters like She-Hulk, Dazzler, M...

Marvel's Star Wars #1 Review

Bryan Young | Posted 01.13.2015 | Entertainment
Bryan Young

Wednesday sees the release of the first new Star Wars comic since Marvel took the license back from Dark Horse Comics and I was beyond curious to see how Marvel would handle the relaunch. It was anyone's guess how this might or might not sync up with the sort of stories we've been getting.

2014 for Women: The Good, the Bad, the Ridiculous

Martha Burk | Posted 02.28.2015 | Politics
Martha Burk

Well we did it. Made it through another year. Women have had some good news and some bad news with a bit of the ridiculous thrown in. So let's review some items affecting the female sex both here and abroad that didn't make the front pages in 2014.

11 Inspirational Quotes From Superheroes That Might Just Give You Superpowers

Posted 12.30.2014 | Good News

Forget about super-strength, laser vision, or -- our personal favorite -- the ability to consume any type of matter in the universe; the best superher...

Sony Pictures Hires Kim Jong-Un to Direct, Star in 'Spider-Man 3'

Spencer Green | Posted 02.10.2015 | Comedy
Spencer Green

According to Hollywood insiders, the story for the next Spider-Man movie -- which will be known as The Amazing Respected Comrade and Supreme Leader Spider-Man -- will involve hero Peter Parker, played by Kim Jong-un.

Life After The Fantastic Four

Robert Brenner | Posted 01.31.2015 | Comedy
Robert Brenner

Reed Richards, the team leader, AKA Mr. Fantastic, had the easiest time adapting. He was always more scientist than superhero, and the most flexible member of the group. He got a job with DARPA doing pure R&D.

Senator Talks Role In New Batman Movie

The Huffington Post | Diane Jeanty | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics

What role will Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) have in the upcoming "Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice" movie? "I can't say," Stabenow chuckled i...

The Secret Adventures of Houdini... and Todd Hunt

Loren Kleinman | Posted 12.22.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

As a one-time stage actor, and lifelong writer, Todd Hunt graduated from Fordham University determined to tell stories similar to those of his heroes.

Real Life Hero Finds Son, Sidekick

Savas Abadsidis | Posted 12.13.2014 | Gay Voices
Savas Abadsidis

More often than not, gay adoption and gay men and women having children is posited in the media in a contentious way as to create controversy. For the most part however, it's a case of love finding a way

Even Superheroes Shouldn't Fly Drunk

Jason Powers | Posted 12.12.2014 | Entertainment
Jason Powers

Of all the superheroes out there, Iron Man has taken on the worst of the bad guys. But only the most dedicated "Iron Man" aficionados know that Tony Stark had to defeat his own personal arch villain -- He had to defeat the bottle.

This Hidden Thread Could Link Every Marvel Comics Film

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 09.30.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

From "X-Men" to "Guardians of the Galaxy," Marvel Comics is behind some of America's most beloved and popular movies. Behind the superhuman action is ...

Superheroes Who Are Deaf and the Power of Diversity

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 11.16.2014 | Entertainment
Lydia L. Callis

There are many types of superpower -- ranging from super strength to mind control. With such a wealth of fictional capabilities available, why should Superheroes be limited by their ability to hear?

How to Become a Superhero

Jamie Davis Smith | Posted 10.21.2014 | Parents
Jamie Davis Smith

f you have a budding superhero at home, there are some things you can do to help your little guy (or girl) take some steps in the right direction.

Marvel vs. DC Comic Characters: How Different Are They?

Quora | Posted 10.19.2014 | Entertainment
Quora

Regarding characters, in the DC universe a superpower was never seen as anything but a gift. Superman was an escapist fantasy for boys about attaining ultimate power.

Captain Conservative vs. the Marvel Universe

Robert Brenner | Posted 10.11.2014 | Comedy
Robert Brenner

Captain Conservative here. By day, I'm a mild mannered cable TV reporter for Fox News. By night, I'm a masked vigilante fighting for truth, justice, and traditional family values. And my bionic eyes don't like what they see going on in the Marvel Universe.

The Black Panther Unleashed

Savas Abadsidis | Posted 10.05.2014 | Black Voices
Savas Abadsidis

Storms of Carnage: The Black Panther Unleashed, is probably one of the best fan films made in ages. At 12,000 views and growing over the last two weeks, I tracked down the director and star of this awesome corner of the internet, D.A. Jackson

Blockbuster vs. Indie Showdown: Guardians of the Galaxy vs. Snowpiercer

Tracey Harnish | Posted 10.05.2014 | Entertainment
Tracey Harnish

Yoda and Chewbacca Photo Courtesy Marvel Studios Guardians of the Galaxy I really shouldn't start out a film conversation with -- best soundtrack o...

Extinction Sucks

Savas Abadsidis | Posted 10.04.2014 | Green
Savas Abadsidis

The Extinction Sucks campaign is basically an awareness campaign aimed at educating/informing the public about the ongoing massacre of elephants for their tusks (ivory) and rhinos for their horns.

5 Important Financial Lessons From Guardians of the Galaxy Stars

Casey Bond | Posted 10.01.2014 | Money
Casey Bond

Their backgrounds and values are all different, but we can learn an important lesson from each of their stories, especially when it comes to money.

Comic Con 2014: Amended Schedule

Spencer Green | Posted 09.27.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

12:30pm - MEETUP: The People Who Hated the Last Episode of Lost Meet the People Who Are Still Upset Over Ben Affleck as Batman, and Hug

Jonathan London Surveys the Geekscape

Savas Abadsidis | Posted 09.22.2014 | Entertainment
Savas Abadsidis

Geekscape, which started out as something akin to a Wayne's World-type program broadcast from Jonathan London's Los Angeles living room, has transformed into a fledgeling media empire with over 200,000 unique monthly visitors and growing.

What Awesome Conservative Cartoon Death Is America Missing out On?

Lester & Charlie | Posted 09.18.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Conservatives are always outraged about something. A few weeks ago, we told you about the right-wing umbrage being tossed around -- not because of Obamacare -- but because of good old comic books. Well, for the conservative Comic-Con set, it's getting worse.