Wonder Woman Has a New Director and It's Not Angelina Jolie

After Michelle MacLaren left her role as director of the new Wonder Woman movie, rumors swirled that superwoman Angelina Jolie would be taking the reigns. That speculation has been squashed now that Patty Jenkins, whose past work includes Monster, The Killing and Entourage, is confirmed to direct the female superhero… » 4/16/15 11:50am 4/16/15 11:50am

​The Real Problems With This Controversial Batgirl Cover

Hello, my friends and potential food source. Spring is dawning here in the post-apocalypse, with its requisite rain showers, blooming flowers, and of course, the cannibal horselords of Old Sante Fe. Now who wants to talk about how incredibly awful that Joker variant cover of Batgirl #41 is? I sure do! » 3/18/15 2:59pm 3/18/15 2:59pm

Agent Carter's Showrunner Spills What's Next For Our New Favorite Spy

We loved, loved, loved last week's lady-centric Agent Carter premiere — so much that we immediately got Michele Fazekas, one of the series showrunners, on the phone to spill all the delicious details she was allowed to reveal about this season. Here's the scoop (small spoilers ahead). » 1/12/15 3:49pm 1/12/15 3:49pm

Marvel Cancels Artist's Upcoming Covers After Spider-Woman Butt Fiasco

The comic book industry is not particularly well-known for portraying women in a non- insanely-sexualized manner (you can't fight crime without a boob window, as we have all observed over the years). Even given that, a recent Spider-Woman cover somehow managed to slink under the world's already-low expectations with… » 9/23/14 5:45pm 9/23/14 5:45pm

​Why do we hate so many female characters so much?

I seem to recall in 2013 there was a big deal about Thanksgiving and the first day of Hanukkah coinciding. Well, since the post-apocalypse happened so soon after that, I guess that's why we kind of ended up merging Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas into a month-long celebration of gift-giving, drinking, and good… » 12/04/13 9:08pm 12/04/13 9:08pm

Tom Hiddleston’s Loki Is a Sex Icon for Deathly-Pale People Everywhere

Marvel's makeup wizards had to drain the glow out of normally ruddy, golden-haired Tom Hiddleston's skin so he could play Loki, which somehow only served to make the much-beloved villain one thousand times more sexual and savage, not unlike a white lion or an albino alligator wearing a really slick wig. Thanks to… » 11/10/13 2:30pm 11/10/13 2:30pm