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NYPD Urges Tourists to Turn In Unruly Superheroes

Tourists visiting Times Square this summer have been privy to a campaign that might mirror an issue of The Amazing Spider-Man. Superheroes, or at least street performers dressing as heroes, have become the subject of a flier campaign urging ...

GEEK Classics: Famous Monsters Of Filmland

For this entry in GEEK Classics we take a look at one of the first and most famous of all Fanzines, Famous Monsters of Filmland. Created by Mr. Science Fiction himself, Forrest J. Ackerman, both the man and the magazine have had an immense ...

Jim Lee and Others Do A Breakfast Cereal Monster Makeover

In 2011 Jim Lee, the co-publisher of DC Comics, was tasked with the daunting prospect of redesigning the storied comic book company’s iconic heroes. The results were mixed (underwear-less Superman gets a “pllt” in our book, but ...

Batkid Begins: A New Documentary About The Boy Who Moved the Nation

The city of Gotham (San Francisco) needed a hero, and leukemia survivor and sometimes superhero Miles Scott was just the boy to do it. It seemed that in an age of cynical irony and frightening headlines, the nation, and maybe even the world, ...

Chris Pratt Surprises Kids At Guardians Of The Galaxy Screening

Can Chris Pratt get any more likable? The answer is invariably ‘Yes!’ as Pratt surprised a theater full of children after a screening of Guardian of the Galaxy. Chris Pratt showed up in New York for the early screening of his movie ...