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The Secret Adventures of Houdini... and Todd Hunt

Loren Kleinman | Posted 10.22.2014 | 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 10.14.2014 | 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 10.13.2014 | 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 09.16.2014 | 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.

Why DC Comics Should Replace Wonder Woman With a Man

Seriously Skewed | Posted 09.17.2014 | Comedy
Seriously Skewed

Yes. Wonder Woman -- a fantastic character that stands in her own right as a member of the DC pantheon of Gods and on par with Superman and Batman. That to me is giving respect to minorities, not what Marvel Comics is doing.

The Crime Buff's Guide to Comic Con International: San Diego 2014

Davian Hoffman | Posted 09.14.2014 | Crime
Davian Hoffman

Comic Con International: San Diego 2014, the four-day extravaganza of all things "comics and related popular artforms" taking place July 24-27, has a decidedly dark bent to it, as do many of the works it celebrates.

That Time George R.R. Martin Wrote A Letter To Stan Lee

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 06.18.2014 | Entertainment

George R.R. Martin's eloquent prose can make even the most back-handed of compliments feel like high praise. We have proof in a letter that 15-year-ol...

The Times They are A-Mutatin': Hour of the Wolf Movie Review of X-Men: Days of Future Past

Dan Persons | Posted 08.05.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Having previously flubbed the introduction of a new, younger Professor X and Magneto (James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender, respectively) in X-Men: First Class, the producers clearly wanted to recover a bit of the franchise's mojo.

Marvel Has Found Its New Daredevil!

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 05.28.2014 | TV

Feast your eyes on Marvel’s new Daredevil. Marvel confirmed Wednesday that “Boardwalk Empire” and “Stardust” actor Charlie Cox will play...

X-Men: Days of Future Past

Dwight Brown | Posted 07.22.2014 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

Comic book nerds may understand the gravity of the situation. A novice, who stumbles into a multiplex looking for that "fun" summer event movie, might not be so enamored.

Magneto, Master of Magnetism, Has Some Openings On His Team

Graham Nelson | Posted 07.19.2014 | Comedy
Graham Nelson

Think you got what it takes to put the "neato" in Magneto?

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Dan Persons | Posted 07.05.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

To be perfectly blunt about it, big studio blockbuster releases typically don't fail as spectacularly as The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

'The Amazing Spider-Man 2': Great for Fans, Great for Non-Fans

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 06.29.2014 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

I am really pleased with how this series of Marvel's Spider-Man franchise is developing. I am a devoted fan of the Spider-Man trilogy that captured the hearts of the of comic book fans in the early 2000s and I love the interpretation of the comics done by Director Sam Raimi.

Zaki's Review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.02.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

It feels at times like two separate movies awkwardly scotch-taped together, which has me a bit worried about Sony's big mega-franchise plans. But as far as this entry goes, despite its flaws, I left the theater feeling satisfied. Not amazed, but satisfied.